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Jim Dingilian is one of those rare artists who stretch the limits of creativity with their amazing creations.
Cleaning up in the Louvre
by Maria Popova
Using a style known as pictorialism, Chinese artist Dong Honh-Oai was able to create a series of amazing photographs that look like Chinese traditional paintings.
Artist and illustrator Glenton Mellow, who writes the Flying Trilobite blog, also co-authors a new blog for Scientific American called Symbiartic , along with scientific illustrator Kalliopi Monoyios. The tagline for Symbiartic is “The art of science and the science of art”, and topics range freely across that nebulous and fascinating intersection. In a recent post Mellow gives a nicely succinct overview of The Chemistry of Oil Painting , with a bit of history, discussions of the principal types of oil used and a mention of artistic concerns such as glazing and “fat over lean”.
Double Dahl (2007) Plywood, ink, acrylic paint 22 x 53 x 16 inches
A tornado has scrambled the contents of a small town square, leaving upturned automobiles, lopsided telephone poles and a confused cow planted smack in the middle of very unfamiliar patch of grass.
It's Halloween! Jen-Luc Piquant has donned her usual vampire costume for the occasion, although she was tempted to dress up as Lady Gaga this year, just to mix things up a bit.
National Portrait Gallery The National Portrait Gallery is an art gallery primarily located in London but with various satellite outstations located elsewhere in the UK. It houses portraits of historically important and famous British people, selected on the basis of the significance of the sitter.
Since humankind first put brush to canvas, artists have played with the mind and the senses to create sublime atmospheres and odd impressions.
British artist Patrick Hughes fools our response to perspective in his "reverspective" artworks, revealing how the brain divides up the work of seeing
West African power associations are responsible for an array of arts, including masks, sculptures, and performances.