Cape Town-based artist Lorraine Loots took up a remarkable 365-day challenge: to create a miniature painting every single day for an entire year. The artist began her challenge in the beginning of 2013 and, after enjoying the routine of her successful...
Now that my little girl is two years old, her interest in all things art has skyrocketed, especially when she sees me painting. As she gets older I look forward to collaborating with her on many projects, but until then I've...
I’ve always been intrigued by the lifestyles of all those who walked this Earth before us, so feather painting just always made sense to me.
The serpentine dragon is a staple element of the mythology of many different peoples in Asia, so it's not surprising that its powerful, writhing form has captured the imagination of many artists there. Some talented artists have even mastered the art...
I'm Patrick Kramer, a hyper realistic painter originally from Kaysville, Utah. Working from photos, I paint whatever captures my interest, from still lives and portraits to city scenes or landscapes.
Othman Toma, an artest from Baghdad, Iraq, has put his watercolor skills to the test by painting with a very unusual “paint”- melted ice-cream. If his claims are true, his paintings prove that art can be made with just about anything!
In 1995, U.K.-based artist William Utermohlen was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. This is a difficult diagnosis and disease for anyone, but before his death in 2007, Utermohlen created a heart-wrenching final series of self-portraits over a roughly 5-year period documenting the...
Alyssa Monks is a New Jersey-based artist who’s most famous for her stunning hyper realistic paintings. Although they seem like photographs, these are actually very detailed portraits of bathing people.
Idyllic rural thrift-store paintings, while perhaps pretty, might not be the most interesting paintings in the world. David Irvine, however, has set out to change all of that by collecting thrift-store paintings and “re-directing” them by adding various pop-culture book, movie...
Hector Janse van Rensburg, a young artist in the U.K., has followed a strange but wonderful path to internet fame. Rensburg, who also goes by Shitty_Watercolour, his handle on Reddit, created a series of watercolor paintings depicting random people on Facebook...