The infectiously positive art of LAURA HAWKINS

The journey we take in our career shapes us - our surroundings have an effect, positive or negative, it's also how you handle these surroundings that helps too. Laura Hawkins has taken a few routes to her current path and she's done so with nothing but the most infectious positivity.

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Shattered Denim Fractal Art by Chloe Wright

Shattered Denim Fractal Art by Chloe Wright.

Jonathan Lindgren’s BotaniClay 3D Sculptures

We LOVE the personal design study of 3D artist Jonathan Lindgren done using primitive shapes, clay and sculptures inspired by nature. (...) Read More about Jonathan Lindgren’s BotaniClay 3D Sculptures (14 words) GRAPHIC DESIGN | Permalink | No comment | The post Jonathan Lindgren’s BotaniClay 3D Sculptures appeared first on Trendland - Design, Art & … Continue reading Jonathan Lindgren’s BotaniClay 3D Sculptures

David Hockney Claims Title for World’s Most Expensive Artwork by Living Artist

David Hockney snapped up the title of world's most expensive artwork by a living artist at Christie's recent Postwar and Contemporary auction . The record-breaking $80 million USD sale of the British's artist's Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) painting surpassed Jeff Koons' 2013 record of $58.4 million USD. Source: David Hockney Claims … Continue reading David Hockney Claims Title for World’s Most Expensive Artwork by Living Artist

Bringing Fruits to Life – Watercolour Paintings by Marija Tiurina

Marija Tiurina is a London-based illustrator & concept artist, she takes fresh fruits and vegetables and turns them into unique watercolor characters, we must say, they look absolutely magnificent! She states what inspired her the most was the mind-blowing selection of fruits and vegetables in a greengrocer in London:

Monica Ikegwu

Artist Spotlight: Monica Ikegwu

Paintings by Baltimore-based artist Monica Ikegwu. Focusing mainly on African American portraiture, Ikegwu pairs realistic rendering with flat elements in an attempt to create a dynamic twist to the standard portrait. See more images below Monica Ikegwu’s Website Monica Ikegwu on Instagram Source: Artist Spotlight: Monica Ikegwu Monica Ikegwu, Paintings.Exceptional, exceptional portraits by... Monica Ikegwu, … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Monica Ikegwu

Art Therapy Poster

Why Art Therapy, Coloring Books & Creating Stuff Reduces Stress

Around 2015 or so, adult colouring books arrived on the Amazon bestseller list , and haven’t left since. The response was polarizing: Kate Middleton was reportedly a fan at one point, but Quartz dubbed them America’s “cry for help .” Forbes called them the “dark horse of publishing” that year. Source: Why Art Therapy, Coloring … Continue reading Why Art Therapy, Coloring Books & Creating Stuff Reduces Stress

Sister Wendy Beckett - Art Reviewer

10 Rules for Appreciating Art by Sister Wendy Beckett (RIP)

While life lasts, let us live it, not pass through as zombies, and let us find in art a glorious passageway to a deeper understanding of our essential humanity. - Sister Wendy Beckett (1930-2018) Sister Wendy, a cloistered nun whose passion for art led her to wander out into the world, where she became a … Continue reading 10 Rules for Appreciating Art by Sister Wendy Beckett (RIP)

Garden statues

51 Garden Statues To Add An Artistic Touch To Your Outdoor Decor

Think of them as art for your garden. Garden statues are the perfect accessory to enhance and intensify the intended mood of an outdoor space or sunroom. Whether you are looking to infuse your backyard with a bit of humour, balance the composition of your landscaping, or draw attention to specific aspects of your outdoor … Continue reading 51 Garden Statues To Add An Artistic Touch To Your Outdoor Decor

How To Be More Creative In The New Year

With the new year right around the corner, many of us are resolving to go to the gym more or to keep the house clean... but if you're like me, being more creative is top on your list. And I'm here to tell you that it's easier than it sounds - this is a resolution … Continue reading How To Be More Creative In The New Year

5 Books Celebs Couldn’t Put Down in 2018

Need help deciding what to read next? Take a cue from these famous bookworms. Sally Field recommends "The Witch Elm" by Tana French Field is also a fan of the dispatches from the Dublin Murder Squad, and although French's latest novel doesn't involve the usual crew, it remains thrilling and addictive. Source: 5 Books Celebs … Continue reading 5 Books Celebs Couldn’t Put Down in 2018

Huntz Liu art

Colorful Cut Paper Art by Los Angeles-Based Artist Huntz Liu

Huntz Liu, Three Dimensional Illustrations. Artist Huntz Liu hand-cuts thousands of pieces of paper to form his jaw-dropping three-dimensional illustrative sculptures. Don’t miss Supersonic Art on Instagram! Source: Huntz Liu, Three Dimensional Illustrations.Artist Huntz Liu...

La Ouane beer labels

La Ouane beer labels

  Jean-Marc Saint-Paul chose Plaak, created by Damien Gautier, to design a set of four labels for La Ouane blond beer. Source: La Ouane beer labels

Mini Coffee Press

Mini coffee press, measured dose of caffeine!

Designed to look almost like an epi-pen for coffee, the Mini Coffee Press is impressively tiny, and works partly like a French Press, and partly like a tea-bag… but for coffee. Effectively the smallest coffee-press we’ve seen, the Mini Coffee Press comes with a base into which you fill your finely ground coffee, and a … Continue reading Mini coffee press, measured dose of caffeine!

Sketchwalk Singapore

Last sketchwalk for the year 2018 for the Urbansketchers Singapore

The last sketchwalk for the year 2018 was held on the 29 Dec, the last Sat of the month and of the year too. It is also customary to have the last urban sketching of the year to be held at Orchard Road, where the streets and malls were all donned with Christmas lights and … Continue reading Last sketchwalk for the year 2018 for the Urbansketchers Singapore

British Academy Awards Identity

The British Academy brand identity (2018)

A felloThe British Academy is the UK authority on the humanities and social sciences. It is a  fellowship of over 1,000 leading experts, they inspire, support and promote the most outstanding research and researchers focussed on people, cultures and societies. We were approached to help the Academy to define a new direction and help it reach new … Continue reading The British Academy brand identity (2018)

Famous Faces Selfies

If Famous Faces From Classical Paintings Discovered Selfies

Portrait Of An Unknown Woman – Ivan Kramskoy, 1883 In “Classicool” the subjects of the paintings abandon their classical pose and take over the canvas to literally “paint themselves”. Some of the most famous classical portraits and self-portraits in the world are reborn within the digital ecosystem of social networks. Source: If Famous Faces From … Continue reading If Famous Faces From Classical Paintings Discovered Selfies

Gustav Klimt’s works drip with life from these giant wall-to-wall projections

In the eleventh arrondissement of Paris, bursting within a former foundry, 120 projections — 3,300 square meters of light — frame the works of classic and contemporary art, most notably, the works of Gustav Klimt. atelier des lumieres is a collection of exhibitions by a private manager of the arts: culture spaces. appreciators of Viennese work may visit … Continue reading Gustav Klimt’s works drip with life from these giant wall-to-wall projections

Inside the home of Italian art collector Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo

Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo only has one rug in her large turn-of-the-century home in Turin, and even that is an artwork. The oversized carpet rendition of a Bel Paese cheese label is by Maurizio Cattelan, the Italian artist known for darkly humorous work including a suicidal stuffed squirrel slumped over a table, a gun on … Continue reading Inside the home of Italian art collector Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo

Digital art by Romain Bonnet

“A former professional flamenco guitarist, I took my musical retreat in the South of France to dedicate myself to another form of art that allows me to associate several forms of artistic expressions, such as painting or manipulated photography. Source: Digital art by Romain Bonnet