art

Claude Mellan’s copper engraving “Face of Christ” (1649) consists of a single line starting at the tip of the nose and spiraling out with varying thickness to create the image. The copper plate is approximately 17″ x 12.5″. From ArtGallery.nsw: Starting with the tip of his…

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Looking for a lovely way to honor a special pooch in your life? British sculptor Helen Thompson, aka Holy Smoke, creates textile sculptures of dogs that really capture the essence of dogness. From her site: Layering scraps of materials and using a limited palette to create fragile, often threadbare textures…

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The textures in this series of letterpress mockups by Hydro74 (aka Joshua Smith) are almost tangible. His story of becoming an artist is pretty inspirational, too: Before I discovered illustration & design, my life was filled with tragedy, abuse, foster care and forced to figure out…

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Artist Roberto Benavidez specializes in whimsical piñatas, but his Hieronymus Bosch piñatas are a Garden of Earthly Delights. If you purchase one for use at a party, in keeping with the theme, they may only be filled with hell-candy: Necco wafers, baseball card chewing gum, licorice, and…

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