Blerta Fili Art - Gallery. Nancy Medina Art. AKostetsky. Aleksandr Kosteckij. Artist Rob Draper uses paper coffee cups for stunning creations. Rob Draper, 40, from Worcester, spends up to four hours on each cupDesigns include 'dream big' and 'R is for refill' have been a hit on the internetHe leaves some cups behind in the hope customers will take them home By Dan Bloom Published: 10:58 GMT, 9 June 2014 | Updated: 12:04 GMT, 9 June 2014 An artist has become an online hit after turning his talents to disposable coffee cups - then leaving them behind for other customers.
Rob Draper, 40, spends up to four hours drawing intricate designs on paper cups from high street chains including Starbucks and Costa. The graphic designer from Worcester takes some of the cups home but leaves others in the shop, where they risk being neglected or thrown away. Fragile canvas: Artist Rob Draper, 40, has become an online hit for his works on coffee cups - which he leaves for other customers to pick up. Artist Benjamin Shine creates portraits from scrunched up fabric and an iron.
British-born artist, Benjamin Shine, lives between London and SydneyFashions incredibly realistic portraits from single length of tulleArtist pleats and bunches fabric before bonding to canvas with an ironPrincess Diana, Elizabeth Taylor and Obama all been incarnated in cloth By Naomi Greenaway Published: 15:18 GMT, 6 May 2014 | Updated: 16:32 GMT, 6 May 2014 From afar these intricate portraits appear to be painted using the finest of brushstrokes, but take a step closer and the amazing reality is unraveled: they've been carefully crafted out of reels of folded fabric.
These jaw-dropping creations by London-born artists Benjamin Shine each contain 10 to 50 metres of tulle pleated, folded and finally ironed in place to create evocatively realistic images. London-born artist Benjamin Shine bunches, pleats and folds a single length of tulle into incredible lifelike images ‘It wasn’t until I saw a crumpled ball of tulle on my studio floor that I noticed its potential. Damian Loeb's hyperrealist art: Believe it or not this is a PAINTING! By Snejana Farberov Published: 03:52 GMT, 1 August 2013 | Updated: 18:25 GMT, 1 August 2013 Looking at one of Damian Loeb’s hyperrealist canvasses, it is easy to forget that you are standing before an oil painting rather than a photograph.
The richly painted artworks heavily inspired by cinematography and imagery exhibit remarkable attention to detail, with little to no evidence of brushstrokes. The artist, however, pointed out that up close, it is evident that the works are indeed paintings. 'Ironically, my paintings don't photograph well,' he joked. Scroll down for video. Artist Heikki Leis hyper-real pencil drawings of everyday life in bathroom mirror. Heikki Leis creates incredible artworks in painstaking detailHe is inspired by the people of his home city of Tartu, EstoniaThe portraits show ordinary daily events that everyone can relate toEach piece shows a person staring into a mirror doing ordinary things such as washing their face, tweezing their eyebrows or shaving By Jaymi Mccann Published: 08:58 GMT, 30 July 2013 | Updated: 10:43 GMT, 30 July 2013 You would be forgiven for mistaking these stunning drawings for photographs of people getting ready in the morning.
Man who repaints dolls. Dyslexia artist Vince Low scribbles portraits of famous dyslexics to highlight condition. Vince Low wanted to create art from the chaos of pen linesHe uses just scribbled lines to produce stunning portraits of starsThey were created as part of a campaign to create awareness of dyslexia By Jaymi Mccann Published: 19:25 GMT, 21 July 2013 | Updated: 08:28 GMT, 22 July 2013 Many of us idly doodle on notepads to pass the time, but one artist has made scribbling an artform in its own right.
Artist and illustrator Vince low, from Kuala Lumpur, creates artistic order from the chaos of pen lines to produce stunning portraits of famous faces. His 'Faces' project began when, as head illustrator at advertising agency Grey, he created three portraits of famous dyslexics to create awareness for the disorder: Pablo Picasso, Albert Einstein and John Lennon. Artist Alessandro Diddi makes his drawings leap off the page. Alessandro Diddi's life-like 3-D drawings are achieved by trick of the mindHe uses shading and angles to give them a life of their own By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 12:06 GMT, 9 July 2013 | Updated: 18:59 GMT, 11 July 2013 When artist Alessandro Diddi puts pencil to paper, his works really come to life.
His clever 3-D drawings are achieved by a trick of the mind, using shading and angles to give them a life of their own and make them 'leap off the page'. 'I want my drawings to put across the message that the eye can trick the mind and make you believe that there are dimensions that are not really there,' said Mr Diddi. An amazing 3D drawing shows a hand holding out a ring, by artist Alessandro Diddi. The drawings are a trick of the mind created by the designer, who said he wanted to create dimensions that weren't really there A drawing shows a figure helping another to escape from being erased by the artist A trick of the light and mind turns Diddi's hand into a fearsome claw.
Willard Wigan's tiny sculpture of motorbike made of gold flake and stubble INSIDE hollowed strand of hair. Nagai Hideyuki: Artist who makes his drawings leap off the page. Japanese artist Hideyuki Nagai's clever drawings jump out of the page These three-dimensional illusions are known as anamorphosis By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 15:43 GMT, 2 May 2013 | Updated: 15:55 GMT, 2 May 2013 These eye-popping two-dimensional sketches look as though they are about to leap off the page thanks to Japanese artist Nagai Hideyuki's clever pencil work.
Hideyuki, 21, creates tricks of perspective by playing with where light and shadows would fall if the object really were coming out to meet you. Once propped against a wall these vivid optical illusions work perfectly to create a trompe l'oeil effect. Don't make a snap judgement! The artist whose paintings are so lifelike they look like photographs. Claire Duguid uses oil paints to create ultra-realistic portraitsThe Edinburgh-based artist can spend up to three months on a canvasHer pieces are found worldwide and can fetch up to £6,000 By Sam Webb Published: 09:21 GMT, 19 June 2013 | Updated: 11:24 GMT, 19 June 2013 An artist has created paintings so incredibly realistic that onlookers are amazed to discover they aren't photographs.
Oil painter Claire Duguid, 32, from Edinburgh, spends anything up to three months at a time on each portrait - painstakingly capturing every tiny detail of the subject's face and appearance. The pictures that draw you in... Amazing 3D sketches that look as if objects are flying, sailing or crawling off the paper. Published: 19:15 GMT, 19 June 2013 | Updated: 19:15 GMT, 19 June 2013 Although it appears the ship is about to take off into the distance, it is in fact the result of nothing but paper and pen.
A Dutch artist has created a series of 3D illustrations using a technique similar to airbrushing, making everything from planes to contorted faces pop out of the sheet. Although he is a professionally schooled airbrush artist, Ramon Bruin's work with just pen and paper is what truly makes you question what is art and what is reality. Sail away: An elegant ship appears to be sailing through a sea of white paper sheets in one of the artist's creations Mr Bruin often adds art supplies, pens and erasers or cleverly positioning his own hand in the photos to bring his illustrations to life. The 31-year-old calls the technique ‘anamorphosis’ but has refused to give further details about how he creates the mind-boggling images.
It's wild in London! Street artists brighten up capital with huge works of art featuring pigeons, foxes and squirrels. Duo known as Boe and Irony take to streets at night armed with spray paintTheir colourful works include a giant pigeon, squirrel, and snarling fox By Amanda Williams Published: 08:47 GMT, 3 July 2013 | Updated: 11:13 GMT, 3 July 2013 An anonymous pair of artists have been working under the cover of darkness to brighten up the streets of London with gigantic works of street art.
The duo - who like street artist Banksy shun the limelight - create their huge murals on the walls of buildings around London for the public to enjoy, using only a ladder, spray paint and the light of the moon. The finished pieces include a giant blue pigeon in London Fields, a large fox in Haringey and a super-size squirrel complete with a nut in Tottenham. Pigeon street: This mural in Ada Street, London, is one of a number by artists who have detailed British animals The duo, known only as Boe and Irony, have said they prefer to remain anonymous, shunning the notion of 'celebrity'.
Johannes Stoetter turns humans into animals, fruit and landscapes in amazing paintings. Johannes Stoetter transforms living models into objects inspired by natureThe creations take up to five months to plan and eight hours to paintThey include a frog made up of three people, fruit, animals and treesThe stunning creations have earned him the world bodypainting title By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 10:21 GMT, 5 July 2013 | Updated: 20:58 GMT, 5 July 2013 The world's best bodypainter plays tricks with the mind with incredible body art in which his subjects disappear into their backgrounds.
Visual wiz Johannes Stoetter has replaced canvas with the human body, transforming his living models into objects inspired by the natural world. Johannes, 35, spends up to five months painstakingly planning and perfecting each of his amazing creations. Re-leaf painting: Visual wiz Johannes Stoetter has replaced canvas with the human body, transforming his living models into objects inspired by the natural world. Tricks of the shade: Vertigo-inducing street art created by French artist makes you feel as if you can step into another world.
Stunning images offer a 3D glimpse into surreal worlds, giving the impression viewer is thousands of feet above sceneWorks created by French artist Francois Abelanet for an event showcasing the latest range of Renault trucksThe work was also an attempt to enter the Guinness Book of Records for the largest street art work By James Rush Published: 18:45 GMT, 6 July 2013 | Updated: 20:56 GMT, 6 July 2013 Suspended thousands of feet above the city below, this bridge would probably not be the most popular of places for those with a fear of heights. Yet something is not quite right about the city which lies underneath the feet of those walking across the structure - as none of the boats in the harbour move and the skyscrapers show no activity of life, you could almost be forgiven for thinking you were looking at a picture. Artist creates stunning 3D paintings of fish using layers of paint and resin.
Keng Lye creates depth by layering up the acrylic and clear resin Fills everything from buckets to drawers in series, Alive Without Breath By Becky Evans Published: 05:22 GMT, 10 July 2013 | Updated: 08:21 GMT, 10 July 2013 With their gleaming scales and beautiful movement, these fish look like they could be plucked straight out of the water.
A bucket seems to be filled with fast-moving goldfish, two turtles compete for space in a small white bowl and an octopus rests in shallow water. However, it is only on closure inspection that it becomes clear that these are a clever optical illusions. It appears that the box is full of real goldfish competing for space but is actually layers of paint and resin Artist Keng Lye began experimenting this year with having the animals protrude from the resin and the octopus was the first to be completed this year.