Street Artist Tom Bob Adds Color to Mundane Objects Around Town

January 20, 2018

New York-based street craftsman Tom Bob( boasted previously) computes life to the everyday through hue and ingenuity. Last time we checked on Tom Bob was last July and since then he has decorated scrap buckets, storm pipings, hydrants and even cracked sidewalks. For the latest, follow him on Instagram. @TomBobNYC on Instagram Artwork by Tom Bob Artwork by Tom Bob Artwork by Tom Bob Artwork by Tom Bob Artwork by…


These Animated Color Graphs of Famous Paintings are Hypnotizing

January 13, 2018

Data is Beautiful is a fascinating subreddit described as: A plaza for visual representations of data: Graphs, shows, planneds, etc . A recent submission by reddit consumer anvaka included not just a brilliant visual but an elegantly written javascript code which he has made available on GitHub. To create color analysis graphs like these, anvaka wrote a script to do the following: Took color of each pixel in the likenes,…


The Surreal Oil Paintings of Joel Rea (12 Photos)

January 12, 2018

Joel Rea was endure in 1983 and moved away from Queensland College of Art with a Bachelor of Fine Art in 2003. Identifying as a contemporary surrealist painter, Rea develops imagined scenarios that represent and deal with the affairs of the present. All constructed in his recognisable hyperrealistic style, Reaa s work is a meld of government , social and environmental commentary. “My working life as an artist consists of…


Mural Goes Up and Down with Tide, Will Eventually Fade to Nothing

December 5, 2017

To find the highest tides on Earth you need to travel to the Bay of Fundy off the east coast of Canada. At some times of its first year discrepancies between high and low tide in the Bay is 16.3 rhythms( 53.4 ft )! Artist Sean Yoro aka Hula ( boasted previously) was recently commissioned by the Saint John, New Brunswick tourism board to depict one of his favourite paddleboard…


Renaissance Portraits Made From Single Thread on Circular Loom

November 29, 2017

Using a single yarn approximately 1-2 km long( 0.6- 1.2 mi ), Petros Vrellis endlessly wraps the weave in straight-from-the-shoulder, perpetual threads, from one peg to its direct opposite peg in a circular, 28 ” loom with 200 evenly spaced anchor pegs on its circumference. Thus each artwork is made from 3,000- 4,000 continuously meeting straight lines of a single thread. Interestingly, knitting is done by hand, with step-by-step instructions…


Dead grasshopper discovered in Vincent van Gogh painting

November 12, 2017

A conservator came across a grasshopper submerged in paint while looking at Van Goghs Olive Trees with a microscope Art guardians dream of acquiring concealed mysteries in the masterpieces they look after. Rarely do they expect to find a dead grasshopper. She told a local broadcaster that she found it in the work’s lower foreground.” Gaping at the painting with the microscope … I came in all the regions of…


You Gotta See the Before Pic to Really Appreciate This Mural

November 8, 2017

Artwork by CitA( c) CrA( c) ation At 40 Boulevard des Canuts in Lyon, France you will find this incredible trompe-l’A il mural by the French master collective, CitA( c) CrA( c) ation. First completed in 1987, the monumental work has been updated several times since. However, to rightfully appreciate the impact and inconsistency the mural has attained it was necessary to learn what the wall was like before the…


25 Times People Matched the Painting They Were Looking At

November 8, 2017

In an ongoing succession of likeness, photographer Stefan Draschan makes photographs of parties pairing the artworks they are looking at. To catalogue his hundreds of shoots, Stefan has created a Tumblr site dedicated to the series entitled, People parallelling Artworks . Draschan says most of the photos were taken at museums and galleries in Paris, Vienna and Berlin and that while they may seem,’ very good to be true’, they…


Amazing 3D Portraits Made from Suspended Paint Strokes

November 1, 2017

In an ongoing sequence of 3D sketches, artist Chris Dorosz defers acrylic clean strokes on monofilament hanging between metal rods that jut out from a wooden timber. Dorosz computes: Out of material invention I began to regard the primacy of the paint lowering, a shape that takes mold not from a clean or any human-made enforce or gesticulate, but strictly from its own viscosity and the breath it comes through,…


Sculpting Freddie Mercury

October 9, 2017

Watch artist Juliana Lepine sculpted an 18 cm( 7.5 in) tall Freddie Mercury with unbelievable detail and precision. To insure her start from a skeleton and be developed further this incredible carve is stunning to participate. Not to mention the amazing depict hassle! Read more: http :// videos/ sculpting-freddie-mercury /