Archive for February 2007
Many people have seen the work of Julian Beever. He is quite famous for his 3-dimensional paintings on pavement that seem to come alive right before your eyes. Many photos of his paintings were even cycled through cyberspace via email.
Here is the “best of the best” as voted by Flickr users. This is also a great opportunity to check out some of the most amazing artwork ever!
“World Renown Artist Julian Beever – His Best as Voted by Flickr Members”
There are many different forms of paper art. Jen Stark has become quite famous for her paper art sculptures and she also had great drawings and more. You can learn more about Jen Stark and even see pictures of her paper sculptures on her website. While the work that Jen Stark does is truly amazing, it’s not the only kind of paper art around.
Another famous form of paper art is Origami. Origami involves creating 3D shapes out of paper. Almost anyone can learn to do it themselves with the right instructions. You can see diagrams on how to create Origami on many websites online and you can even check your local libraries and book stores.
Many other forms of paper art stem from Traditional Chinese Paper Art. Paper was invented in China in the 1st Century AD and paper now has a long history in the culture of China. Truly incredible works of art have been made from paper and paper folding. You can learn more about Chinese paper cutting and paper folding on this website dedicated to Chinese Paper Arts.
If you enjoy working with paper or just want to learn something new and unique, you might consider trying a form of paper art for yourself.
“Jen Stark makes beautiful paper art. It’s surprising to see what can be made out of regular multi-colored construction paper.”
David Reports talks about paper art and the great creations made by Jen Stark here on his blog. There are even pictures of this amazing art form. CHeck it out!
Are you looking to shop for an artist in your life? Do you want to get something special and something useful for an artist on your shopping list? Sometimes it can be difficult shopping for an artist that seems to already have everything but this article has some excellent tips.
Whether you are looking for some great gadgets for yourself or the best present ever for an artist in your life, you can find great ideas from this article:
“From the essential to the eccentric, a guide to gadgets and tools for the artist who has everything.