Posts Tagged ‘art’

Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2014

Colossal NYC by Yoni Alter The Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2014 is open for entries. The awards recognize excellence in data visualization, infographics and information art. Here are some of the entries from 2013. You can view more in their showcase. The World of 100 by  Toby Ng H-AND-S. Hand Signs by Jean-Benoit Levy, [...]

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Stunning Embroidered Landscapes

Peruvian artist Ana Teresa Barboza creates dynamic textural landscapes using embroidery, yarn, wool, and cloth. I love how the landscapes seem to jump through the hoop, so to speak. See more of her stunning work here and her blog.

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Sign Painters

With technological advances, hand-painted signs have almost become a long lost art. Directors Faythe Levine & Sam Macon explore the fascinating hidden art form and the history behind it in their documentary “Sign Painters”. You can buy the movie on iTunes and view the official trailer above.

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Bubble Wrap Injection Art

To artist Bradley Hart, bubble wrap is more than just for protecting fragile things and fulfilling your bubble wrap popping addiction. He uses the plastic for recreating pixelated paintings by carefully injecting the little bubbles using syringes with just the right amount of paint. It takes a whole lot of paint and syringes and around 150 [...]

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Super Realistic Ball Point Pen Illustrations

At first glance, you might think these illustrations by Samuel Silva are photographs but it turns out they are very realistic illustrations done by ball point pen. I am simply amazed by the level of detail and that they were done by pens. Definitely a far cry from the doodles I did in high school!

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