Thursday, April 27, 2017

Hand Embroidered Lovely Creations by Japanese Artist Mari Kamio












Japanese artist Mari Kamio hand embroiders these lovely creations in vibrant color palette. Mari graduated in textile design at the Tama Art University in Tokyo which is considered one of the top schools in Japan. She has made many owls, birds, flowers and scenes with simple stitches and in brilliant designs that remind one of characters from children's picture book. If you want to see more of Mari Kamino's work then you can visit her on Instagram.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Hidden Messages in Hand-Drawn Matchboxes












Trang Hoang of 3XU handmakes unique and fun personalized messages in matchbox. The messages are hidden inside cute little boxes decorated with hand-drawn illustrations that will brighten up anybody's day. Their online store has matchbox messages for many occasions.

Besides matchboxes, they sell wooden magnetic bookmarks and wooden passport covers. Take a look!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Incredible Sculptures Created From Discarded Books













Malena Valcárcel is a paper artist from Spain who has been working in the paper field for some years now specializing in book sculptures. She uses old and discarded book and turns them into these magical sculptures. She cuts, folds and glue every single piece herself, and adds a LED light to create a fairy tale scene. She has an online store where she sells her one-of-a-kind book sculptures and paper jewelry. You can also join her on Facebook.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Amazing Crochet Art by Wilma Poot









Wilma Poot is a fiber artist from Netherlands who makes amazing freeform crochet art. Her portraits of animals and people feature expressive eyes, beautiful textures and fur or skin. Her work is inspired by impressionist, fauvistisch, and naturalistic painting style, often filled with strong colors and energetic shapes. To make her pieces Wilma uses materials such as acrylic, nylon, viscose alpaca, merino wool, silk and cotton.

You can follow her on Facebook and Instagram to get updates on her new work.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Paper Sculptures Using Recycled Materials










Angela Rodriguez is an illustrator and a sculptress from Barcelona. Her project Tundra Taiga is a collection of paper animal sculptures handmade using recycled materials including plastic bags, news paper and cardboard. Inspiration for making her models comes from the observation of birds and other animals in their natural environments. Her sculptures are hand-painted using water based inks that are safe for the environment. Each piece is unique that means no two will be exactly same.

To learn more about her work you can follow her on Instagram.