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Who says you can't play with your food? Akihiro Mizuuchi created food to be played with; he made lego pieces out of chocolate.
Akihiro Mizuuchi: Chocolate Legos
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Artist Olivia Knapp puts a classical spin on her psychedelic modern art by using a baroque shading technique to give it this antique look.
Olivia Knapp: Baroque Shading in Modern Day Art
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Artist Ruth Oosterman takes her daughter's doodles and develops them into full-blown paintings.
Ruth Oosterman: Mother-Daughter Collaboration, from Doodles to Paintings
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Shihya Kowatari is a photographer from Japan whose works largely revolves around macro photos of leaves. Her work offers a very intimate look at the beauty and tiny patterns found within leaves.
Shihya Kowatari: Leaf Macro Photography
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Artist Even Liu is a photographer from Hong Kong whose work primarily consists of a mix of urban subjects in natural landscapes.
Even Liu: Photo Manipulations
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Artist Robert DeJesus has decided to open up for pencil portrait commission. Send in a photo (following his guidelines) and for a price, he'll turn you into a cartoon character!
Rober DeJesus: Turn Me into a Cartoon Character
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Artist Hyemi Jeong has put her own unique spin to everyday items and foods to create simple, yet fun art.
Hyemi Jeong: Reimagining Everyday Items
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In 2013, artist Lorraine Loots took on the challenge of creating a mini painting everyday.
Lorraine Loots: Postcards for Ants
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Artist David Troquier draws some clever doodles in his sketchbook and places them in such a way that it looks like they're interacting with their real life surroundings.
David Troquier: Interactive Doodles
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Rebecca Varon paints a little differently than other artists, using a felting needle to create images with wool.
Rebecca Varon: Sculptural Wool Paintings
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Artist Jan von Holleben creates fantasy worlds out of blankets and other household items, arranging them on the floor and photographing his subjects from above.
Jan von Holleben: Blanket Worlds
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Artist Jane Perkins presents her own spin on iconic portraits and paintings with various odds and ends to create her "Plastic Classics" series.
Jane Perkins: Plastic Classics
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With the Internet and all, I'm sure everyone's heard of or seen Liu Bolin's work as he paints himself and blends inconspicuously into the background.
Liu Bolin: Chameleon Artist
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Photographer Stephen Wilkes does more than just capture a single moment on camera.
Stephen Wilkes: Day to Night Cityscapes
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Artist Bovey Lee handcrafts intricate designs and patterns by deftly cutting Chinese rice paper.
Bovey Lee: Hand-Cut Rice Paper Art
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Inspired by “the mushrooms found in our forest, Eames power of 10, and the visualizations of complex math, science, and especially theoretical physics,” artist Meredith Dittmar depicts
Meredith Dittmar: Clay Universe
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Not that kids ever had trouble eating pancakes, but a surefire way to get kids to finish them up is to create fun, colorful art out of them.
Dad Makes Creative Artistic Pancakes for Kids
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12-year-old artist Kieron Williamson is often called "Mini-Monet" for his amazing watercolor impressionist paintings. When he was 5, he began drawing boats in a sketchbook.
Kieron Williamson: Art Prodigy
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Often referred to as a "human spider," artist Chiharu Shiota is well-known for weaving gigantic webs of objects.
Chiharu Shiota: Web of Shoes
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Artist Dietmar Voorwold creates art from the Earth, using all-natural components to produce gorgeous arrangements. His arrangements are all temporary, as he creates them outdoors.
Dietmar Voorwold: Earth Art
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Hermit crabs often exchange their shells and artist Aki Inomata was inspired by that to create her project titled "Why Not Hand Over a 'Shelter' to Hermit Crabs?" She decided to i
Aki Inomata: Peace of the Hermit Crabs
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Designer/art director Nora Luther and photographer Pavel Becker collaborated to create a photo series titled "Recipes" that showcases the individual ingredients that make up a dish, suspe
Nora Luther & Pavel Becker: Recipes
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Artist couple Andreas Kunert & Naomi Zettle creates huge, elaborate patterns wall installations with stones.
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Katrin Korfmann shows viewers the world from a bird's eye view through her large photos.
Katrin Korfmann: Bird's Eye View
The Redwood City Art Center will be holding their monthly open studio on Aug. 30th from 4-7 PM. The theme this month is Family Fun. We will be having arts and crafts projects taught by RACA artists.
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UK Artist Robin Wight creates huge stainless steel wire sculptures of fairies in dramatic poses, as if wind-tossed and clutching onto dandelions.
Robin Wight: Fairies Like You've Never Seen Them Before
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Artist Cerise Doucede invites viewers into a world of no gravity through her photo series.
Cerise Doucede: Defying Gravity
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Alexandra Khitrova uses digital tools from when she was a motion graphics artist to experiment with concept illustration and ended up creating incredible fantasy worlds.
Alexandra Khitrova: Fantasy World
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How often do you really look into another person's eyes and I mean, really look into them? 19-year-old Jose Vergara takes colored pencils and creates large hyperreal drawings of eyes.
Jose Vergara: Hyperreal Eye Drawings
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Award-winning photographer Ken Heyman discovered a box of photos titled "Mother" in storage, a collection of photos he took nearly 50 years ago.
Ken Heyman: Rediscovering the Beauty of Mothers
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Ever since I was young, I loved building Legos. I just simply enjoyed following the instructions and building everything from futuristic spaceships to extravagant buildings.
Nathan Sawaya: Lego Art
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Cath Riley is a hyperrealist illustrator, who pays such attention to detail that it's hard to believe her drawings aren't actually photographs.
Cath Riley: What Do You Mean These Aren't Photos?
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Artists pick a variety of medium to express their art on, but English artist Ian Davie favors the light, delicate feather.
Ian Davie: Delicate Feather Art
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Artist Redmer Hoekstra creates some fascinating and bizarre illustrations by combining people, animals and inanimate objects.
Redmer Hoekstra: Fusing People, Animals and Inanimate Objects
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Nancy Rose happens to have a bunch of squirrels living in the backyard of her home in Halifax, Canada.
Nancy Rose: Squirrels in Action
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Can you believe that what you're looking at are butterfly wings?
Linden Gledhill: Get Up & Close with a Butterfly
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Vietnamese artist Cuong Hung Nguyen has been folding paper into art since he was young and has been making origami ever since. He often folds origami using a Vietnamese handmade paper called Do.
Cuong Hung Nguyen: Origami with Do
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Remember those kaleidoscopes you used to look into and every time you rotated it, you would see a different psychedelic image?
Masakazu Shirane & Saya Miyazaki: Inside a Kaleidoscope
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Scottish artist Rob Mulholland creates sculptures out of acrylic glass, so it has a reflective
Rob Mulholland: Mirror Sculptures
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Ronen Goldman doesn't just take any photos; he creates "dream-photos" in which he alters his photographs to reflect his dreams.
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Dutch artist Joris Kuipers constructs large scale installations of clouds that he paints with swirling colors, sculpts and suspends in twisting configurations.
Joris Kuipers: Surrounded by Clouds
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Ecological artist Basia Irland created the Ice Receding/Books Reseeding project to attract people's attention to glacial melting and climate disruption.
Basia Irland: Ice Books
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While observing nature landscapes, artist Anna Marineko noticed a similarity between the dips and rises in sound waves to the varying heights of the trees and mountains against the skyline.
Anna Marineko: Turning Nature into Visual Sound
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Artist Kari Herer combines her animal sketches with flowers, creating artwork that gives off a beautifully colorful and fresh feeling.
Karir Herer: In Full Bloom
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French photographer Florian Beaudenon takes photographs of the many common instances in life, but from a high angle right above the subject's head in his photo series "Instant Life."
Florian Beaudenon: Life from Above
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French artist Kevin Lucbert proves that when in the right hands, even the most seemingly simple and ordinary of things can be used to create the extraordinary.
Kevin Lucbert: More Than Just Bic Biro Pen Doodles
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Photographer Miki Asai shows us what it's like to live a bug's life through her macro photographs.
Miki Asai: A Bug's Life
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A fan of Pocky? Illustrator Takako Handa takes cardboard boxes of some of our favorite snacks like Pocky and crackers and creates original, playful characters.
Takako Handa: From Cardboard Boxes to Playful Characters
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It's often hard to get a real good look at a butterfly, as it flutters to and fro.
Yumi Okita: Sculpting Butterflies
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Julie Fletcher made a decision that changed her life forever; she left her office job in the city and decided to venture in nature to take breathtaking landscape photos.
Julie Fletcher: Finding Life Passion in Photography
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There are times that our daily items end up breaking down, but that doesn't mean they can't be put to other uses.
Natsumi Tomita: Making Animal Sculptures from Recycled Scraps
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In 2005, Mehdi Ghadyanloo set out to paint murals on numerous buildings, filling the walls with whimsical, larger-than-life images.
Mehdi Ghadyanloo: Beautifying Tehran Cityscapes
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Ever since he was a child, Luigi Prina has always been interested in aircrafts. When he was 16, he won a national aircraft modeling competition.
Luigi Prina: Boats Take to the Sky
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People usually use buttons and pins when sewing, but artist Ran Hwang uses them to create art by nailing thousands of buttons and pins to a screen, to create a larger, grand image.
Ran Hwang: Pins & Buttons
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Ivan Hoo is an artist whose drawings are so realistic, it's hard to believe it's merely 2D. Not only are his drawings hyper realistic, he works on a unique medium: wood.
Ivan Hoo: Hyper Realistic Images on Wood
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Leonardo Ulian poses this question with his art, as he assembles pieces of electronics and wire into a beautifully intricate mandala.
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The Internet is a great place for sharing and receiving information, especially art in its various forms.
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Key2ARTS provides each member artist or art organization a free profile page, which displays all your public activities on Key2ARTS: your bio as an artist, or the introduction information to your o
Profile Page for Artists or Art Organizations
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Wedding painter Jillian Gunlicks is like a photographer, except while she's off to the side watching your wedding unfold, she is painting your wedding vows.
Jillian Gunlicks: Capturing Your Wedding Vows in Paint