Quantcast

All Blogs

Mai
1
Jimmy Chin is both a fascinating photographer and adventurer.
Jimmy Chin: Adventure Photography
Mai
Nowadays, lots of people use Instagram for its filters and even user other simple photo editing apps to add stickers, text and effects.
Lucas Levitan: Embellishing Instagram Photos
Mai
When I first saw Theo Jansen's work, I was absolutely stunned.
Theo Jansen: Strandbeest
Mai
What makes a clock tick? Guido Mocafico takes detailed photos of the inner workings of a watch. It's fascinating to see how many little gears it takes to make a watch work.
Guido Mocafico: What Makes a Clock Tick?
Mai
Andy Pandy is a photographer who decided to revitalize his photography by going on a 365 day photo project.
Andy Pandy: 365 Day Photography Project
Mai
Matt Crump takes bright, colorful minimalistic photos that tend to feature buildings, structures or objects that are high up, as if peeking into the frame.
Matt Crump: Colorful Minmalistic Photography
Mai
Imagine what it would be like to be one of Samantha Lee's children. I imagine my days would most likely be 10x happier if I could eat her adorable dishes.
Samantha Lee: The Cutest of All Food Art
Mai
I've written about a number of artists who draw interactive illustrations, but every artist does it in their own unique way so it never gets boring!
Manik N Ratan: Interactive Illustrations
Mai
Allan Deas' work is a hodgepodge of bold, playful images in bright colors. Basically, all of my favorite things.
Allan Deas: Quirky Cartoon-esque Illustrations
Kathy Qi
1
Last Saturday afternoon, I attended the Jigsaw Canvas show reception in Sunnyvale Art Gallery. It was indeed a unique experience.
"Let's make a better community together, one piece jigsaw a time"
Mai
I love optical illusions and I am completely fascinated by people who have the eye to create such things. It's wonderfully mind-boggling.
Rob Gonsalves: Mind-Bending Optical Illusion Paintings
Mai
Stanford art teacher John Edmark proves that math can be art by creating 3D printed sculptures designed using the Fibonacci sequence.
John Edmark: Mesmerizing Zoetropes
Mai
I don't usually write much about videos, but this one was too cute to pass up. This video is an advertisement made by Japanese company Ajinomoto General Foods for one of their latte products.
World's First Latte Art Stop Motion Video
Mai
1
Ernestina Gallina creates amazing paintings on rocks, adding curves and dimensions that make her paintings look all the more realistic.
Ernestina Gallina: Rock Paintings
Mai
I'm not much of a beach person since I don't care so much about getting into the water, but I do really enjoy just sitting on the sand and drawing patterns in it or creating lopsided sand s
Gary Greenberg: Sand Grains
Mai
1
Finnish photographer Mikko Lagerstedt takes stunning photos of landscapes found in his home country.
Mikko Lagerstedt: Fascinating Finland Landscapes
Mai
Malika Favre's illustration style is bold and eye-catching.
Malika Favre: Bold Illustrations
Mai
Vince Low is an artist from Kuala Lumpur who creates portraits through scribbles.
Create Blog entry
Mai
Ann Khokhlova creates enchanting images made up of various colored cross stitches. It's fascinating how the same series of stitches can produce such a variety of expressive images.
Ann Khokhlova: Extraordinary Embroidery
Mai
Most of the time, I write about artists and their work, but floral artist Claire Basler has reminded me that an artist's studio can also serve as one's canvas.
Claire Basler: Blossoming Studio
Mai
Dance is a beautiful sequence of movements and Shinichi Maruyama is a photographer who captures multiple snapshots of nude dancers to create time-lapse images.
Shinichi Maruyama: Time Lapse Images of Nude Dancers
Mai
Similar to the artist Pixeloo I wrote about yesterday, Flora Borsi also manipulates photos to bring fictional characters to life.
Flora Borsi: Model Interpretations of Classic Paintings
Mai
Do you have any favorite fictional characters? Ever wonder what it would look like if they were real?
Pixeloo: Making Fictional Characters Real
Mai
Typically, people use paint to make paintings, using a brush to spread the paint onto a canvas and create a relatively flat image.
Justin Gaffrey: Sculpting with Paint
Mai
1
The world is a wondrous place and sometimes it's easy to forget that when you're stuck in the everyday routine of working (especially when you often work in an office like me).
Alban Henderyckx: Stunning Landscape Photography
Mai
Sometimes when I see a car that hasn't been washed in what seems like ages, I get the urge to doodle something on it, wiping the dirt off into some sort of image.
Scott Wade: Dirty Car Art
Mai
1
Mark Powell uses antique envelopes as his canvas and draws intricate illustrations that perfectly match the aged-over-time look.
Mark Powell: Portraits on Antique Envelopes
Mai
I recently came across Joel Rea's paintings recently and there is this turbulent power in his work that is so captivating.
Joel Rea: Surreal Oil Paintings
Mai
1
Iain Macarthur creates bold, intricate ink illustrations. What draws me to his work is his attention to detail, the patterns and textures he adds to his drawings.
Iain Macarthur: Intricate Ink Illustrations
Mai
I feel like whenever I travel out into nature and this huge expanse of landscape is spread out in front of me, I'm not sure how to take it all in, not sure where to look.
Michel Rajkovic: Long Exposure Photography
Mai
To be honest, I'm not entirely sure how Qiu Minye creates his artwork series "My God," but I'm fascinated by it.
Qiu Minye: Illuminating Mesh Figures
Mai
There are all kinds of dolls out there and many of them are made to look like celebrities as well as film and book characters.
Noel Cruz: Doll Makeovers
Mai
I love going to the aquarium and one of my favorite exhibits is the jellyfish. There are just so many different types of jellyfish and they have this enchanting glow to them.
Alexander Semenov: Electrifying Jellyfish Photos
Mai
Beth Moon has spent the past 14 years searching for the world's oldest trees and takes fascinating photos of her finds.
Beth Moon: Photographing the World's Oldest Trees
Mai
Artist Maude White crafts beautiful paper illustrations by using a craft knife to cut and shape paper into 2D images. Her paper illustrations are incredibly detailed and delicate.
Maude White: Cut Paper Illustrations
Mai
For her series "Implements," Jessica Drenk sculpts hundreds of pencils glued together into intriguing shapes.
Jessica Drenk: Pencil Sculptures
Mai
In Japan, the art of floral arrangement is called "ikebana." As a lover of plants, I have always been interested in the art form and Toshiro Kawase's work is absolutely stunning.
Toshiro Kawase: The Art of Floral Arrangement
Mai
7
Although Baby Khoi can't walk yet, he has already been on numerous adventures, thanks to his dad's creativity.
Adventures with Baby Khoi
Mai
It's amazing what children can do. 7-year-old artist Aelita Andre is a world renowned painter from Australia with a number of solo shows already under her belt.
Aelita Andre: Child Prodigy Painter
Mai
Photographer Haley Friesen and calligrapher Nobuhiro Sato team up for a collaborative project titled "Rurubu." Their collaboration showcases the dynamism of calligraphy and ballet.
Haley Friesen & Nobuhiro Sato: Blend of Calligraphy and Ballet
Mai
Mads Perch masterfully uses light in his photography to create wonderful light projection portraits. The subject never looks directly into the ca
Mads Perch: Light Projection Portrait
Mai
Developed by LOLA for a company named Pirate3D, this 3D printer is an experiment that helps blind people re-experience their memories.
3D Printing to Produce "Touchable Memories"
Mai
Many years ago, Hong Kong native Huang Yung-Fu served in the military at the age of 27 and moved to Taiwan.
Huang Yung-Fu: Taiwanese Rainbow Village
Mai
The artist I'm writing about in this post has created a series of photos somewhat similar to another photographer's I wrote about previously, Junichi Hakoyama, in that both their work is fo
Hossein Zare: Minimalist Black & White Photos
Mai
Rather than sewing buttons onto clothes, Karen Hurley creates art by arranging buttons to make colorful images. To me, it's like the analog version of people creating digital art.
Karen Hurley: Rainbow Button Art
Mai
Artist Gilles Cenazandotti collects debris that floats from the ocean onto the shores to create beautiful animal sculptures.
Gilles Cenazandotti: Beasts Made From Beach-washed Debris
Mai
Multimedia artist Cecelia Webbers uses nude humans to illustrate various flowers.
Cecelia Webber: Human Flowers
Mai
Dan Winters is incredibly well known for his celebrity photographs.
Dan Winters: Celebrity Portraiture
Mai
Junichi Hakoyama takes striking black & white photos, primarily featuring different landscapes and architecture. He creates stunning images through his balance of dark and light space.
Junichi Hakoyama: Black & White
Mai
When traveling, most people say cameras are a necessity. Not for Cherngzhi Lian. The Singaporean artist carries a sketchbook with him and draws whatever catches his eye on his travels.
Cherngzhi Lian: Sketching His Travels
Mai
Ra Paulette has spent the past 10 years carving caves into sandstone cliffs in New Mexico. Let that sink in.
Ra Paulette: Carving Caves
Mai
Leo Caillard and Alexis Persani work together to create a silly project of photographing classical sculptures in hipster clothing.
Leo Caillard & Alexis Persani: Classical Sculptures in Hipster Clothing
Mai
Ana Teresa Barboza embroiders stunning landscape that spills out of its frame. It gives the sense that the landscapes are limitless and can continue to grow.
Ana Teresa Barboza: Landscapes Out of Thread
Mai
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in the wild? Tippi spent her childhood, surrounded by wildlife.
The Life of Tippi, Growing Up in the Wild
Mai
California has been in a drought for what seems like ages and finally, we're starting to get some rain now!
Cristophe Jacrot: Hong Kong in the Rain
Mai
John Wilhelm takes photos of his family and manipulates the photos to put them in imaginative situations. His family consists of girlfriend Judith, and his 3 daughters Lou, Mila and Yuna.
John Wilhelm: Silly Photo Manipulations of His Family
Mai
1
It never ceases to amaze me how artists come up with so many different ways to create images.
Steve Spazuk: Soot Painting
Mai
Can you believe these notebook pages haven't been pressed onto molds or figurines?
Joao Carvalho: 3D Notebook Sketches
Mai
Weerapong Chaipuck takes stunning photos of Asia's landscape including everything from misty mountains and luscious fields to the starry night sky over cities.
Weerapong Chaipuck: Awe-inspiring Photos of Asia