Digital Artist Creates Portraits of Animals from Flower Petals and Leaves. What if feathers, fur, and scales were actually just flower petals and leaves?
Australian photographic illustrator Josh Dykgraaf reimagines animals composed entirely from found natural materials. His digitally rendered series, titled Terraform, reminds us of the visible patterns found in nature. His latest works in particular highlight the similarity in shape between petals and reptile scales, as well as leaves and feathers.
Each creature looks like some sort of hybrid species from an alien planet. Ceramic Octopus Vase Series Combines Form with Function. In her Kitsch Kogei collection, artist Keiko Masumoto crafts ceramic vessels unexpectedly embedded with octopuses.
Each piece that composes the sea-inspired series beautifully blends a surreal silhouette with a classic aesthetic, tip-toeing the line between form and function. The ceramic octopus vessels feature intricately painted blue-and-white patterns characteristic of traditional Chinese (and eventually Japanese) wares. Alejandro Pasquale: "Understanding ourselves as part of the animal kingdom is the basis for curing this society" Alejandro Pasquale: «Entendernos como parte del reino animal es la base para curar a esta sociedad» El artista argentino nos habla de su proceso creativo La naturaleza no solo es fuente de vida, también lo es de inspiración desde los comienzos de la Historia del Arte.
Imbuirse en ella y observarla minuciosamente dota de un saber mucho más clarividente que el enciclopédico. Así se ha forjado no solo el arte, también la medicina y otras ciencias. Alejandro Pasquale (Buenos Aires, 1984) traslada la convivencia horizontal con la naturaleza, la admiración y el respeto hacia ella, a sus lienzos y dibujos, construyendo una serie de imágenes impactantes tanto por el virtuosismo con el que las ha realizado como por la belleza que reverbera tras el resultado final. Sus personajes se funden con la naturaleza en un estado en el que la armonía y un vivo cromatismo hacen de sus obras un placer para los sentidos. Alejandro Pasquale, La magia entre nosotros, 2020. Artist Spent a Year in the Woods Creating Mysterious Sculptures. Andy Goldsworthy’s Ice and Snow Ephemeral Sculptures – AesthesiaMag. Andy Goldsworthy’s Ice and Snow Ephemeral Sculptures Although most of America (currently enduring one of the worst winter cold snaps in nearly two decades) would like to ignore this fact in for favor of bundled layers and heated blankets, sometimes even the dire cold, snow and ice can provide the tools and inspiration for those who brave it’s elements.
Bees Encase Raw-Material Embroideries with Honeycomb in New Encaustic Works by Ava Roth. Textile Art with Overflowing Embroidery Thread Depicts Growing Plant Life. “Read the Landscape” series The ancient art of embroidery has made a resurgence lately, and contemporary textile artists around the world continue to come up with innovative ways to reinvent the craft.
One artist to do so is Peru-based textile artist Ana Teresa Barboza, who creates colorful embroidery art that depicts natural forms, found in plant life and landscapes. Her three-dimensional work often spills out from the confines of the embroidery hoop or canvas she’s working on, illustrating the sprawling growth of the organic subjects. Barboza’s latest work continues to push the boundaries of embroidery by incorporating different disciplines, such as illustration and photography. Sea Urchin Sculptures Promote Sustainability Through Interactive Art. For this year's i Light Marina Bay Festival, a sustainability-focused, Singapore-based spectacle, Choi+Shine Architects created The Urchins, a series of 3 interactive installations. The crochet sea urchin sculptures have been meticulously crafted by hand, offering attendees a one-of-a-kind immersive experience.
Speaking to the event's theme of sustainability. each 56-foot-tall work of interactive art symbolizes the beauty and diversity of nature. Needle-Felting Artist Hand-Crafts Adorable Animal Toys From Wool. This post may contain affiliate links.
If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. Russian artist Anna Yastrezhembovskaya crafts adorable, needle-felted animals by hand. The mother of two first began felting when she came across toys made from wool and felt inspired to try making some herself. Lindy Hanson – Millie Marotta. Di Rushton – Millie Marotta. Camilla Frances Prints. Artist Paints Biomorphic Universes Bursting with Colorful Flora and Fauna. This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. Portland-based artist Yellena James creates kaleidoscopic, biomorphic artworks that resemble colorful ecosystems, filled with imaginary flora and fauna.
With an aim to illustrate places that are “hypnotically familiar and yet hauntingly exotic,” James’ most recent ethereal universes explore delicate organic forms and textural terrains. Rendered in her distinct, vibrant color palette on large canvases and round panels, James uses a combination of pens, inks, acrylic, and gouache paint. If you’re in Portland, you can see James’ incredible works for yourself at the ARISE exhibition currently on view at the Stephanie Chefas Projects gallery until March 31st, 2018. Human & Nature - Japan Arts Council. After more than a thousand years, Japan’s national dress continues to inspire Few styles of national dress are as widely known as the Japanese kimono.
IVY JACOBSEN : Paintings : Paintings No.1. IVY JACOBSEN. Bob verschueren. The Gallery. Depression Illustrated as a Mystical World of Jungle Animals. Polish artist and graphic designer Dawid Planeta summons gigantic beasts in his series of grayscale illustrations set in a mysterious land. Titled Mini People in the Jungle, his work explores the artist’s personal experience with depression, visualizing the mental journey through dark times.
Planeta explains, “It’s a story of a man descending into darkness and chaos in search of himself.” Artist Raku Inoue makes colorful insects out of plants. Artist Spent a Year in the Woods Creating Mysterious Sculptures. Book sculpture, Book art and Sculpture. B sawyer. Otoño 2014. Mesmerizing Seashell Sculptures by Rowan Mersh. “Asabikeshiinh (Dreamcatcher) IV,” 2017.
(Photo: Leslie Lau for Gallery FUMI) British multi-media artist Rowan Mersh is attracted to the beauty of the natural world, using thousands of seashells to create mesmerizing contemporary sculptures. His experimental approach has him transforming ordinary objects into high art, with the results revealing close attention to shape, color, and geometry. Whether it’s a wall hanging or a freestanding sculpture, each piece can take between two to six months to complete.