Category: Art

From the reader #23

Pejac Line

Pejac. My kind of artist.

Food art pairings

Pantone lemon lime

“Instantly I thought of how people pair food together, and that was that. Pantone pairings.”

Artfully visualising our humanity

Flight Patterns Atlanta

A few projects that reflect on our lives and our systems.

The Wallery

The Wallery

The Wallery is a place where international and emerging artists think outside the frame.

From the reader #15

Lego New York

Lego New York, by 3D artist JR Schmidt.

From the reader #14

Vincent Kohler wood cuts

Artist Vincent Kohler shows the different pieces of wood that are cut from a log.

The Rhein-Herne slinky

Rhein-Herne canal footbridge

If only every footbridge was as creative as the one over Germany’s Rhein-Herne canal.

Boa Mistura: Luz nas Vielas

Boa Mistura graffiti

From graffiti and mural painting, to graphic design and illustration, Boa Mistura want to give the world its colour back. 5 heads, 10 hands, just one heart.

Banksy on advertising

Banksy out of stock

“Asking for permission is like asking to keep a rock someone just threw at your head.”

From the reader #8

Dark Side of the Doritos

I love this Food Stuff Flickr set.

From the reader #7

Land art

Land art. Worth a look.

From the reader #6

Specsavers lettering

How lettering is made for public display.

Moses bridge at Fort de Roovere

Sunken foot bridge

Great. Love it. But I can’t help wondering how often this happens.

The King of Legoland

Another World video game

Two minutes rammed full of childhood memories.

Focus on art: Dalton Ghetti

Dalton Ghetti pencils

The intricate magic of pencil lead sculptor Dalton Ghetti.

some prints

Velvet Underground poster

Get yourself a free A2 print by Stockport-based Graphic Nothing.

Exit Through The Gift Shop

Banksy Palestine Chairs

I don’t care much for the majority of street art, but there are some pieces that just capture the imagination, with Banksy an inspiration to many.

Focus on art: Sipho Mabona

Sipho Mabona origami

Sipho Mabona was commissioned to create the origami models for this stunning five-minute video.

The alphabet, but not as we know it…

alphabet light writing

The alphabet in light writing, found on Nir Tober’s Flickr page.

Escher in LEGO

Escher LEGO

Andrew Lipson merges LEGO skills with works of art.

Light drawing and light writing

Light drawing by Lichtfaktor

Light-drawing and light-writing is getting a fair bit of attention lately.

Focus on art: Dan Havel, Dean Ruck

tunnel house 1

Dan Havel and Dean Ruck altered two buildings in the Montrose neighbourhood of Houston, Texas.

Focus on art: Octavio Ocampo

Family of birds

When it comes to fine art, it takes more than a simple still life to really capture my attention.

Focus on art: Julian Beever

Pavement chalk drawing

Artists make their money in a variety of different ways, and I can’t think of any more interesting than these anamorphic pavement (or sidewalk) chalk drawings.

The Graffiti Project on Kelburn Castle

The Graffiti Project

If you haven’t heard, there’s a unique project happening right now, here in Scotland. It’s called The Graffiti Project and the idea is simple…

Justice DANCE music video

Something a little funky for the Saturday night build-up?

Art from a Red Bull can?

Red Bull plane

How creative do you think you can be with Red Bull cans?

Escher loves LEGO?

Escher lego

Escher’s Relativity lithograph recreated in LEGO.

Focus on art: Icaro Doria

Angola flag

This graphic interpretation of country flags got me thinking.

Focus on art: Peter Callesen

Peter Callesen

I’ve been meaning to publish this ever since I first stumbled upon the work of Peter Callesen. Just a little step up from my ‘people paper chains’ of days gone by.