I am a biologist/environmental educator and artist working mainly in watercolor and ink. The wonder of our natural resources is something I strive to celebrate in my work. I am especially fascinated by birds – their beauty, personalities, and biology!
After a recent career wiggle, I decided to pursue art more seriously.
There is something magical, mystical about the night, and night photography. Things you can’t see with the human eye, a certain peacefulness. Here on dPS night photography is a popular topic, with many articles to choose from if you want to learn how to do it. In this collection let’s look at some stunning examples …
Light Origami invites viewers to explore the nature of reality by entering a giant 3D kaleidoscope. The domed structure is bathed in light and is constructed using over 320 origami shapes made from Perspex.
Luz Origami invita al espectador a explorar la naturaleza real mediante la introducción de un caleidoscopio 3D gigante. La estructura en forma de cúpula está bañado en luz y está construida utilizando más de 320 formas de origami hechas de plexiglás
While attending school at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, artist Kay Sekimachi was struck by a quote from her teacher Trude Guermon-prez: "Try to make something with the simplest of means." Over the span of her sixty-year art career Sekimachi took the words to heart
Stunning, no? Safe to say that when I first saw these paper boots by Swedish artist Cecilia Levy, they took my breath away. Such wit and liveliness, you can just picture the jaunty little gnome that sports them, pausing in his errand for a quick survey of the wintry landscape. At least that’s the image that comes to my mind.
Turkish artist Selçuk Yılmaz has created an exceptional lion sculpture from almost 4,000 pieces of scrap metal. Titled Aslan (Turkish for Lion), the sculpture took 10 months to complete and weighs roughly 550 pounds (250kg). Selçuk hand-cut and hammered every piece by himself, and metal-work is not easy. “It needs patience and we have to know pain,”
Faces of the Wild is a new portrait series showing humans inside of an animal sheath.
The project was inspired by captive animals, rocking back and forth in their cages at the zoo as the result of mental anguish from being held inside of enclosures for extended periods of time. I have always been distraught at how silent wild majestic animals must feel while living at a zoo, away from any natural habitat that emulates their native environments.
Kelly McLaughlan is an artist based on the South coast of the UK in the beautiful county of Sussex, right by the sea. She illustrates magical animal portraits with a steampunk edge on original antique dictionary pages from the 1800s.
I fell in love with her creations and am delighted to share some of my favorites with you.
Kelly McLaughlan es un artista con sede en la costa sur del Reino Unido en el hermoso condado de Sussex, junto al mar. Ella ilustra retratos de animales mágicos con un borde de steampunk en antiguos páginas Diccionario originales de la década de 1800s.
Artista John Bramblitt perdió la visión por completo en 2001 después de un ataque de epilepsia. Bramblitt pinta al sentir la textura y viscosidad de diferentes tipos de colores. Pasando a braille las botellas de colores y tubos para que pueda reconocer los colores, para generar nuevas tonalidades que utiliza recetas de colores en proporción fija.
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