paintings

Pantone Sample Versions of Art Masterpieces

Nick Smith‘s playfully arranges Pantone swatches to paper to re-create famous paintings from “Girl with a Pearl Earring” to “Mona Lisa.” Though his work uses broad swaths of colors, the pictures are still recognizable, looking almost like 8-bit art. He takes classic pieces and brings them into the 21st century, adding a little twist of tongue-in-cheek […]

Adventurous Creations by Pat Perry

Michigan-based artist Pat Perry spent most of 2014 living a transient life spread across the U.S. His travels took him backpacking, train hopping, and motorcycling with stops in New England, Arkansas, and Texas, all the while dutifully recording his thoughts and observations in his sketchbook. The presence of rural America is a near constant presence in […]

Immense Installations of Ceramic | Molly Hatch

Massachusetts-based artist Molly Hatch, was born in 1978, the daughter of a painter and an organic dairy farmer. She creates immense installations of hand-built ceramic plates painted with a variety of patterns and scenes. Hatch frequently re-contextualizes historic images used centuries ago by old porcelain manufactures as well as paintings and textiles. Her largest artwork […]

Blandscapes: photography or drawings?

Spanish-born, London-based artist Oriol Angrill Jorda  creates mixed-media drawings paintings that mimic various photographic effects, inciting a conversation about mechanized versus handmade artistic production. Working with primarily graphite and watercolor, Angrill Jorda’s drawings take the form of double-exposure photographs, negatives or out-of-focus photos. These technically impressive works serve as records of an invented reality, subverting […]

It’s Not Digital

The work of this artist is breathtaking! Because when an artist can do the job at hand that appears Digital (Then I ask myself: What did people think of this art before computers). Kazuki Takamatsu is creating paintings using a methodical process hand painting to get an impressive digital aesthetic. These paintings, part of the […]

Mechanical Drawings and Human Form by Atsushi Koyama

Although the meaning behind these oil paintings by Atsushi Koyama is somewhat ambiguous, it’s easy to appreciate the exactness of his paintbrush that colorfully and elegantly depicts mechanical diagrams mixed with anatomical illustrations. Born in Tokyo, Koyama holds both a BFA in art from Tama Art University and a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Tokyo […]

Art, History and Racism

“I’ve always been fascinated by history: art history, American history, world history, individual history – how history is written, recorded, distorted, exploited, reimagined, and understood.  In my work I explore the materiality of reconstructive history.  I paint and I sculpt, often borrowing from the historical canon, and then alter the work in some way.  I […]

Colorful Oil Finger Paintings

One day while completing an oil painting of a field artist Iris Scott  needed to make a few quick adjustments to some yellow flowers but every brush at her disposal was stained a deep dark blue. Not wanting to stop and wash the brushes she decided to make a few quick touchups with her fingers, […]

Colorful New Architectural Watercolors

Polish watercolor artist Maja Wronska continues to paint explosively colorful depictions of European architecture, most recently in Poznań, Poland. Wronska is an architect herself, a skill that greatly enhances her artwork. She first renders each piece as a detailed drawing and then adds layers of watercolor, an unpredictable medium that can be difficult to control, […]

Holographic Paintings

Thai artist Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew paints multiple layers of canvas, thread, fabric, and netting to create stunning works of three-dimensional art. Delicate and utterly unique, the paintings resemble shimmering holograms that subtly shift and transform when viewed from different angles. A pensive, melancholy figure is at the center of each mixed media piece. Rendered in impressively […]

Art as Social

The classics of the art at the time of the social network is thought and contemporary reinterpretation of Emoji-Nation, illustrator Ukrainian Nastya nudnik you imagine the thoughts of the figures of classical paintings in key social and smartphones. More info: Focus.it The work attributed to Dosso Dossi, the Ascension of Christ of the sixteenth century, […]

Human pixels

The californian artist Craig Alan can paint eveything with his human pixel, from VIP’s portraits to monuments. He paints a lot of little human figures that he uses to create images. It looks like a overhead photo where a lot of people is gather together to create a beautiful image. Impressive, isn’t it? Take a […]

Surreal Paintings inspired by Science, Theories and Facts

Victor Fota is a visual artist from Romania. Born in 1989, he lives and works in Bucharest. He graduated from the department of restoration and conservation of art at the University of Arts in Bucharest in 2012. He is currently a candidate for an MA in the same specialization. He started working on this series of oil paintings, […]

Mind’s Feelings by SirChild

His name is SirChild. He’s 23-years-old artist from Hungary. He has been making digital paintings for a year because he like expressing his feelings and experiences from his mind. He would like to create a colorful world and achieve something effective on people. Sometimes his artworks contain a little social criticism as well. Very beautiful! Source: www.boredpanda.com

Flowers frozen in blocks of ice

By freezing beautiful and colorful flowers into large blocks of ice, Japanese artist Kenji Shibata has created a subject for his photos that is both strikingly beautiful and poignantly symbolic. His “Locked in the Ether” photo series features flowers literally frozen in time, cut down and preserved in ice to both save and destroy their […]