New Realistic 3D Paintings By Keng Lye Painted With Acrylics In Layers Of Resin Talented Singaporean artist Keng Lye, whom we previously wrote about here, is back with more of his stunning fish and aquatic wildlife illusions.
Lye’s method is a brilliant bit of trickery. By pouring layers of crystal-clear synthetic resin and painting on it, he creates the illusion that what we’re actually looking at is a bowl with a fish or a turtle in it. The 3D illusion is completed by adding protrusions to make it look as though the turtle’s wet shell is poking out of the water. This time, he also gave one of his fish a sideways view as well. Can you tell the difference between his artwork and the real thing?
Ekaterina Efremova has been professionally engaged in children's photography from 2009. During this time her works were published by major publishers, Catherine served as filming for the network image Café "Anderson" and "Rosigrushka", and has won many photographic competitions, among which is the ImPRESSion Photo Contest 2014. Ekaterina is not accidentally referred to as a master of the art of children's portrait: she calls her own artwork "Visual embodiment of children's dreams" and "the good illustrations to the fairy tales".
is a Russia-based photographer who specializes in fantasy art photography. Her photographs beautifully portray women that have been transformed into fairytale princesses and witches. She adds surreal elements to her shots that make the photographs really stand out, combining Photoshop manipulation with real props. In an interview with Rosphoto, she explained that she finds inspiration for all her photoshoots in fantasy books. Kareva’s work is constantly evolving and growing because she took up photography just three years ago. Her portfolio is already full of vibrant, magical and creative images. Kareva’s story proves that it is never too late to take up a new hobby – you just need to “learn every day, all your life”.
SHAY AARON These incredible miniature foods come from the mind and hands of Tel Aviv artist Shay Aaron. He makes each of these delicious looking 1:12 scale food pieces from scratch and as you can see, they are very realistic.
Ellie Brown Photography
MARIA BAKHAREVA photography:
Masha Marchev graphics, oil and watercolors (selective works)
website They call him Kiev's Faberge. The stamp "J.Marshak" would be a label of high quality, art elegancy and exclusive taste. Some of the pieces would cost more that a house with land. Fabrge even closed his factory in Kiev saying that it's not enough room for two bears in one den (talking about Marshak and himself). His jewelry salon became even more famous in Paris where the family immigrated from Kiev 1918.
Alex Soldierwas born on a threshold of two continents, Europe and Asia, in the Ural Mountains region, city of Perm. This region is known for its abundant natural resources such as gold and adamants. He is an amazing jewelry artist. When he arrived in the United States in 1990, Soldier began to work independently, developing new methods of designing and producing contemporary jewelry in 18k gold and platinum with precious gemstones. He says: "Each piece of my collectionis a creation of a new form, texture and structure, representing a part of me and expressing my individuality, given that I carefully plan and design with great thought. Balancing of the color, light and form perfects the composition of every creation".
Born in 1961, Alexej Ravski exhibits in France, Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, the United States, Belarus and his native Russia. Alexej is one of our favorite artists. His works have this inner grace and visible harmony exiting and inspiring. We hope that you will like him too.
website Alexia’s distinct style is easily recognisable and highly original. Using a visual narrative to seduce her audience with each photographic feast, her art is dark and seductive, baroque and symbolic. Her multilayered photographs subtly present contemporary notions of fashion and beauty through innovative digital media, whilst restoring antique notions of classicism, elegance and luxury. video
Unique jewellery designer. In artist own words: "my attention is to create jewelry which is simultaneously contemporary and timeless. I begin with basic geometric forms which I develop into small independent sculptures. When they are worn on the body, these little sculptures conform perfectly to the contours of the human anatomy".
Dmitri Kravcov was born in 1969 in Pertozavodsk, Russia. He graduated from Odessa Institute of Architecture and Design. From 1990 he lives and works in Sevastopol. He’s exhibited in Krym from starting from 1994. His works were also demonstrated in Kharkov, Kiev, Sevastopol and other Russian and Ukrainian cities. His works were shown in Moscow in 1995 in NW Gallery. Some of his works have been displayed in Denmark from 1997 to 1999. In the mean time lots of his works are kept in private collections all around the world - in Canada, in Russia, in England, in France and in Denmark. Dmitri uses lots styles in fine art and sculpture. He also actively designs.
e.g.etal is a Melbourne gallery that represents and supports Australia’s thriving contemporary jewellery design movement. Established in 1998, e.g.etal maintains a passionate commitment to contemporary jewellery. The gallery now represents over 50 Australian and New Zealand jewellery artists and designers, with occasional international guests. Over its lifetime, dozens more artists have had their work exhibited at e.g.etal. The constantly evolving collection is an inspiring selection of contemporary jewellery conceived and made by individual designers.
e.g.etal seeks to promote the essence of contemporary jewellery: a practice defined by considered research, conceptual ingenuity and intrepid technical diligence that challenges and delights, looks to the past and forges into the future…
Ivan is an artist with the world full of imagination and fantasy. His paintings decorate best private houses in Europe: France, Italy, and Denmark. he is considered one of the best contemporary Russian artists:
"The ostensible subject of my photographs may be motion, but the subtext is Time. A dancer’s movements illustrate the passage of time, giving it a substance, materiality, and space. In my photographs, time is stopped, a split second becomes an eternity, and an ephemeral moment is solid as sculpture..." Lois G.
Such incredible moments caught, such a beauty in ability to stop time, reflect and reveal what we can not see with the naked eye! Loise says: "I can’t depict the moments before or after the camera’s click, but I invite the viewer’s consideration of that question. The ostensible subject of my photographs may be motion, but the subtext is Time"See for yourself: Dance.
Russian talented photo artist. Her photos all have different mystical names. Some are connected with Russial folklore. Websites to browse for more: http://www.liveinternet.ru/users/3244445/post233764916/ with good quality links Website: http://www.photosight.ru/users/379345/
The pictures of Nadya Rusheva. Lots of people consider her the most talented drawer of the Soviet era. More to say - the talent like this could only be born in Russia. Please take a look at the subjects of the drawings, at her ideals and at her beliefs... When do you think such a beauty could appear? A school in Moscow, a street, a place in Caucasus and there is even a planet that are named after her... Her first album was published nationally in 1976. Her works are devoted to The Myths of Ancient Greece, Pushkin, M.Bulgakov and L. Tolstoj timeless creations - all together 50 authors. She drew pictures about Russian ballet. "I never use a rubber to work on my drawings. I see them as water marks and as they are and I put them on paper..." - Nadya was saying. 12,000 drawings were left and lots of the are in museums and are in letters for friends. She had more than 160 exhibitions around the world. She passed away when she was only 17. She started drawing when she was 5 and no one taught her. At 7 she drew 36 illustrations to the children's book "A Tale about Tsar Saltan". Her first publications were when she was 12. The most famous portrait is Natalia Goncharova, Pushkin's wife:
"The best cure from old age is to die young" - said Nadya once. See more pictures and read more here.
Norval Morrisseau, C.M. (March 14, 1932 – December 4, 2007), also known as Copper Thunderbird, was an Aboriginal Canadian artist. Known as the "Picasso of the North", in his works he depicted the legends of his people, the cultural and political tensions between native Canadian and European traditions, his existential struggles, and his deep spirituality and mysticism. His style is characterized by thick black outlines and bright colors. He founded the Woodlands School of Canadian art.
Come with me to the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul where Sevan Biçakçi dreams up his extraordinary jewels. This video talks about the ancient techniques Biçakçi uses and see more of his outsized, exotic jewels.
Exotic spice bazaars, majestic mosques, fairy tale like minarets and imposing Sultans. Istanbul, the only city in the world which has reigned as capital of three different empires, is without a doubt the greatest muse for the man known in the fine jewelry industry as “Lord of the Rings.” Born and raised in Turkey, one of a kind jewelry designer Sevan has been a bench jeweler for the last twenty years—and at the age of 36, Sevan’s creations are profound and unique. Each one is handcrafted from 24K, 18K yellow and rose gold, sterling silver with uniquely cut gemstones and antique cut diamonds that are inspired by the Blue Mosque from 17th century, the 6th century Hagia Sophia Church, the Topkapi Palace from 15th century and many childhood memories.
Sevan Bicakci is the recipient of a string of prestigious awards, including the Tanzanite Foundation Award for Best Independent Designer of 2007. Sevan has also won the Town & Country Couture Awards over the last three years including the 2008 Town & Country Couture Gemstone Award. Some of Sevan’s well-known wearers and collectors include Brooke Shields, Catherine Zeta Jones, Elizabeth Hurley, Liv Tyler, Kim Raver, Halle Berry, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Angie Harmon, Michelle Monaghan, Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, Tory Burch. To learn more about Sevan Bicakci, please visit www.sevanbicakci.com
Mystic and poet, fairy tales teller and philosopher, surrealist and “bosch-er” at his heart, a person not from this reality – this is what you think when you hear the words: “Tsaplin! This is him!” The faces on his paintings are strange and not from the streets of passed ages; they rather remind you of those night guests who stop by to have a cup of tea with the artist. They disappear in one instant leaving a touch of angels’ wings behind themselves. The painter lives a closed life style, he does not go to any bohemian gatherings and prefers not to speak to journalists.
I will probably have troubles finding a Russian person who does not know Vladimir Suteev and his fairy tales. He is a Russian Walt Disney. Illustrator, cartoon creative director and artist and script writer he published so many famous books for children and cartoon that he is loved and admired by many generations of Russians. Even those of us who do not remember his surname would know for sure "Doctor Ajbolit" (Doctor Isick), "Chippollino" - an onion man, "The Dog Piff", "Mojdodyr" (Washandry), "The Cat-fisherman", "The Goat who could count by 10", and many-many other funny and loved characters created by this wonderful artist for books and cartoons. He was there at the beginning of Russian cartoon art and wrote such famous stories as " Who said Meow?", "The Kitten named Gav", "Peter and Red Riding Hood", "The noisy sailing", "The Fly-Tsock-Tsock-Kha", "Captain the Brave", "The arrow flies to the fairy tale", "When the Christmas Tree is lighting up", "Magical Shop", "Showman-Postman", "Little ship", "Tails", "We are looking for the Ink-Spot", "The sack with apples", "Father Christmas and the Grey Wolf" and many-many others. His imagination, the reality of his pictures and their dynamics are going together with the perfect color harmonization with no tasteless shades, simplicity with no primitivism and wittiness without offensiveness. As we all grew on his tales this is our tribute to this wonderful artists.
The Hungarian Knighthood's tradition spans 1000 years. Beginning with the reign of St. Stephen, Hungarian Kings have rewarded acts of valor with grants of nobility. The title of Knight is the highest form of secular honor and is accompanied by a code of chivalrous conduct. It is in this backdrop that on August 27, 1988, Zoltan David was bestowed Knighthood in honor of Sir Zoltan David I, his loving father and a highly esteemed hero of the Hungarian Nation. The David family's history dates back to the reign of St. Stephen and it is this cumulative past that is a dominant influence in Mr. David's character.Zoltans Dancing Metal Studio hires only highly trained Master Craftsmen: they are partially scientists, partially engineers and partially artists...