Fractals are intricate geometric structures created when patterns (or pieces of patterns) are altered and duplicated at ever-diminishing scales.  Besides having a tremendously important effect across a range of sciences, fractals make a stunning picture on your tablet. Even simple shapes can quickly grow complicated when they are altered again and again.  A close look can reveal endless variations of the same design theme.Read More →

two fridas

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican artist that lived most of her life and physical pain, yet she continued to paint until her death, her artwork records her suffering and experiences as a woman. She was born to a Mexican mother and a German father.Read More →

Related Subscribe To Our Newsletter Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our team. You have Successfully Subscribed! Source: Ceramics by Michael Cleff Recommended Clay: Contemporary Ceramic Artisans By Amber Creswell Bell Showcases the work of over fifty of the world’s most creative ceramicists andRead More →

Interaction of Color by Josef Albers illustration

Interaction of Color is Josef Albers masterwork and is one of the significant works on the nature and use of colour in art.  It is indispensable as a guide for artists, instructors, and students. John Ruskin, the Victorian art critic, said of colour: “Every hue throughout your work is alteredRead More →

French Street Artist Turns Boring CIty Walls into Hyper-Realistic Scenes

French artist Patrick Commecy is based in Eyzin-Pinet, France, but travels all over the country to paint walls. Using the facade of buildings as his canvas, he captures the history and culture of the place through his art. Commecy uses trompe-l’œil, a technique where realistic looking scenes are used toRead More →

Pop Surrealism Mike Perry

“My ultimate purpose of life is to become a cartoon,” said artist Mike Perry. Granted, it might seem like a shocking goal at first. How can anyone become a cartoon? Why would anyone want to be one? More shocking, however, was the fact that following Mike Perry’s interview, I wantedRead More →

Yang Se Eun is a South Korean illustrator, who started drawing cartoons from the early age of 4. She is best known for her lovely, sensual couple illustrations, drawn in Photoshop. “I do all of my drawings with Photoshop. The series schedule is tight and I have to work fast,”Read More →

Ukiyo-e woodblock print of a cuckoo and azaleas by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai

Ukiyo -e, translated as “pictures of the floating world,” has indeed captured wisps of the natural beauty that one sees around us every day. The phrase “floating world” derived from a Buddhist notion of the transience of earthly life.  To a devout Buddhist, our time on earth though experienced asRead More →

This mural always seems to have a car parked in front of it.  I took this early the other day on a walk with Toby. Or you may want its cousin. A-cool Giant Realistic Stuffed Marine Soft Plush Toy Octopus Length is 33.5″ or 85 CM From Forepaws to Hindpaws,HeightRead More →

11 Most Amazing 3D Street Art Illusions

When it comes to 3D Street Art Illusions then Edgar Müller never fails to impress us all. This German artist is one of the masters of 3D street art who uses street as his huge canvas to create fascinating 3D street art. And when it comes to illusions, who don’t like good illusions?Read More →

Cubism: Colour Library

Cubism was one of the most influential movement in Western art this century. Beginning with the revolutionary experiments of Picasso and Braque in Paris between 1906 and 1908, cubism gathered momentum and soon spread to the rest of Europe and America. The movement s rejection of illusionistic representation in favourRead More →

In February 1888, Vincent van Gogh left Paris, where he had been living for a couple of years, and headed for the city of Arles in Provence, in southern France. Exhausted by his time in the metropolis, and eager to recover some self-composure, he was seeking a simpler life that,Read More →

Van Gogh Starry Night

Van Gogh is one of my favourite artists. The painting “Starry Night” is one of his most beloved.   It is an authentic landscape and a projection of Van Gogh’s inner being.  Vortexes of deep azure spin around stars and a crescent moon.  A giant green, black cypress tree blows in the wind. Read More →

All About Eve Poster Cover

Own the classic poster Bette Davis and Gary Merrill starred in “All About Eve.” Davis’ role of Margo Channing marked a victory with the triumph of personality and will over the superficial power of beauty.   Special high-quality 300gsm satin poster paper. High-tech digital printing. It comes without a border, makingRead More →

The art and science of gems

or more than a century, the designs of the French jewellery house Van Cleef & Arpels have represented the marriage of an unrivalled sense of elegance with an extraordinary level of technical expertise and prowess. The comprehensive monograph Van Cleef & Arpels: The Art & Science of Gems is aRead More →

EuroGraphics Keith Haring 1000-Piece Puzzle

1000-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle Finished Puzzle Size: 19. 25″ x 26. 5″ Box size: 14″ x 10″ x 2. 37″ Made in the USA using the highest quality blue board Strong high-quality, easy fit puzzle pieces that won’t break Keith Allen Haring (May 4, 1958 – February 16, 1990) was anRead More →

Joyi 4 Pack Frida Kahlo Self-Portrait Cotton Linen Throw Pillow Case

As a designer, I love the work of Kahlo as her self-portraits are loaded with symbolism. While I do not suggest that designers should use their designs as a way to work through the pain and suffering in life as Kahlo did. Kahlo’s work is beneficial to study for aRead More →

Mondrian Minimalist De Stijl Modern Art Polyester Waterproof Fabric Bath Curtain with Hooks

Mondrian, Almost automatically, the name of the Dutch painter who became one of the most influential figures in Twentieth Century art evokes a certain vision. One pictures austere but brilliant abstractions in which rectangular areas of red, blue, yellow, white and gray are marked off from each other by thin,Read More →

*Longlisted for the Indie Book Awards 2020 for Illustrated Non-Fiction* For the first time, Sydney’s Art Deco buildings of the 1930s and 1940s are identified and gloriously displayed with contemporary photographs alongside archival images. Sydney Art Deco explores the impact of the Art Deco style on the landscape and life ofRead More →

Dada - Equillibre Hannah Hoch

As a designer, I am passionate about the history of art and their influence on ‘visual design.’  In art history, Dada is the artistic movement that preceded Surrealism, it began in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1916 by a group of mostly painters and painters.  Dada artworks challenged the preconceived notions of what art meant.  Many Dadaists felt that the way to salvation was through political anarchy, the natural emotions, the intuitive and the irrational.Read More →