3 Ways To Search For Interesting Textures
Forget the grand scale of things. It’s time for you to look at objects closer, much closer. Capture intriguing shots of surfaces by focusing on their textures.
19-Year-Old Artist Explores How Appearance Affects Identity
For some people, maintaining a positive body image can be a lifelong challenge. In a series of complex paintings called Skin, 19-year-old photographer
Turning Nature’s Pages by Kevin Hedquist
Turning Nature’s Pages by Kevin Hedquist was photo of the day on 31st March 2011. Earth Shots is a photo of the day contest celebrating the beauty and diversity of our planet.
This image reminds me of something you would look at under a microscope such as cells or organisms. It is such a simple image yet it seems to hold a lot of detail. I think this topic could be a great starting point for a project. This image could create such a great abstract pattern. The monochrome colours give it a very modern feel but it still maintains its natural element.
Wing of a dragonfly, detail
The wing shows a interesting structure: there are cells with a certain angle (120° and 90°). The structure is the same you can see, when you put foam between two glass plates. (Lit.: Hildebrandt, S: Mathematics and optimal form; Deutsche Ausgabe S. 5)
Arty Farty Female Friday ~ Lisa Milroy
It's hard to understand why so few female painters have their work widely acclaimed. Offhand I can only offer Georgia O'Keeffe as example of an internationally instantly recognised artist. In the past I've featured Frida Kahlo, Grandma Moses, Beryl Cook, and a bunch of female illustrators of children's books. All those ladies achieved some level of fame in their own countries but none but is a household name on a par with Salvador Dali, Edward Hopper, Gustav Klimt, David Hockney and such…
Genevieve Bennett, bespoke craft walls
Genevieve Bennett is an award-winning textile designer renowned for her exquisitely embossed, engraved, inlaid and sculpted leather wall panels and coverings. She is running a bespoke leather design business creating beautifully crafted and individual pieces for interiors. She has an imaginative approach to her craft, using many traditional techniques in a refreshingly contemporary way. What…
Karen Margolis is an U.S. artist who lives and works in New York. After receiving BS in Psychology from Colorado State University, Margolis studied art at Parsons School of Design and the School of Visual Arts. Her work explores the universality of macro/micro patterns. The Enso, japanese term to define the circle, is the inspiration for her images. It is a sacred symbol in the Zen Buddhism, which embodies the infinity and perfection. Through this, Karen moves in the positive and negative…