[dropcap]F[/dropcap]or over twelve years now, Brighton, UK-based artist Ptolemy Elrington has been morphing discarded hubcaps into amazing animal sculptures. While most of us see hubcaps as just replaceable car accessories, Elrington sees them as art, taking these scraps of metal and forming them into everything from a fish and birds, to a shark and dragons. […]
Dance duet Blue Journey combine multimedia and choreography, the act showcases an innovative story, using every inch on stage as illustration. The performance receives a standing ovation from the judges, and Mel B states that she wants them to win the entire competition. Here’s another clip of their amazing performance on America’s got Talent.
[dropcap]B[/dropcap]orn in 1921, Paul Smith was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, a severe disability that affects motor abilities and strength. During a time when people with cerebral palsy received little support and garnered little attention from the community, Paul lived a full life painting intricate pictures with what, at the time, was a common office machine – […]
[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hat would it look like if Superman was born in the 16th century? What if the Hulk was a Duke? These are the questions photographer Sacha Goldberger asked himself when he created this playful new series Super Flemish. Some of our favorite pop culture characters like Darth Vader and Snow White got the Flemish treatment […]
“We might say that both the artist and theneurotic bite off more than they can chew, but the artist spews it back out again and chews it over in an objectified way, as an external, active, work project…” – Ernest Becker
Philippe Faraut is a figurative artist specializing in life-size portrait sculptures and monumental stone sculptures. His media of choice are water-based clay and marble. From his extensive research of the human face he developed a technique of modeling the portrait that he shares with his sculpting students during his numerous sculpting classes and seminars taught throughout the US. Check out […]
Intricate Paper Cutouts by Kirie Artist Akira Nagaya Akira Nagaya, a self-taught Japenese Kirie (literally “cut paper” in Japanese) artist has spent the past 30 years of his life learning one of the most ancient and beautiful arts in the world. It requires patience, and brilliance, but most importantly… a willingness to endure years of paper […]
Artwork credit to Yoyo Ferro.
[dropcap]C[/dropcap]ameron Gray was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1984 and currently resides in Tasmania. Known primarily as an emerging graphic artist & photographer, Cameron has qualifications in Graphic Design, Multimedia Design, Photography and Contemporary Arts, as well as a keen interest in new media, sculpture, jewelry making, painting, experimental video and sound design. His influences […]
The Power of Encouragement [dropcap]D[/dropcap]ante Gabriel Rossetti, the famous 19th-century poet and artist, was once approached by an elderly man. The old fellow had some sketches and drawings that he wanted Rossetti to look at and tell him if they were any good, or if they at least showed potential talent. Rossetti looked them over […]