4 years long amazing sculpture

4 years long amazing sculpture

China has a long tradition of wooden sculptures. For centuries they are  transforming pieces of raw wood into works of inspiring art , but none as impressive as the sheer creation of Zheng Chunhui . This talented Chinese artist spent the last four years meticulously carving a detailed replica of a famous traditional Chinese painting…

Lifelike Galvanized Wire Animal Sculptures by Kendra Haste

Lifelike Galvanized Wire Animal Sculptures by Kendra Haste

Working only with layers of painted galvanized wire atop steel armature, UK artist Kendra Haste creates faithful reproductions of creatures large and small for both public installations and private collections around the world. A graduate of the from the Royal College of Art, Haste says she is fascinated by how such a seemingly ordinary medium,…

Miniature Pencil and Ink Drawings with a lot of Detail

Miniature Pencil and Ink Drawings with a lot of Detail

Miniature Pencil and Ink Drawings with a lot of Detail Labels: Drawings - Sketchbook American Artist Taylor Mazerhas, has a special predilection and skill set when it comes to drawings small scenes in Pencil and Ink.  Even though they are tiny, Mazerhas manages to capture and to convey to the viewer, a lot of detail…

These Brilliantly Colored Bolivian Buildings Look Like Alien Spaceships

These Brilliantly Colored Bolivian Buildings Look Like Alien Spaceships

These strangely decorated, brightly-colored buildings in El Alto, Bolivia, are the early examples of a new Bolivian architectural style, started after the election of President Evo Morales Ayma in 2006, when the national pride became more important than ever. Appropriately, they are called cohetillos — "spaceships." The key architect behind these so-called cohetillos is Freddy…

Ran Ortner’s large-scale, photorealistic paintings of ocean waves

Ran Ortner’s large-scale, photorealistic paintings of ocean waves

The photorealistic paintings  ocean waves - thats what painter and surfer Ran Ortner is best known for his large-scale, photorealistic paintings of ocean waves. There's a wonderful documentary in progress about the Brooklyn-based artist's work, and you can watch it below. Ortner writes, Water is a manifestation of the multitude of wave energies that surround…

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