“Such an extraordinary photo capturing the very essence of a Japanese woman,” one might think. But you would be wrong – no part of this image has come from the lens of a camera.
Digital collage artist Sara Shakeel wants to shine a new, positive light on stretch marks. So, she’s turning them into glitter marks.
Sure, it's not the more orthodox approach, but it makes an important point about breastfeeding and women's freedom.
Project Secret Selfie allows women to feel empowered within themselves but also share the message that all body types are beautiful. Georgia Small, a Melbourne based artist, has created this project that encourages people to submit personal selfies that they wouldn’t otherwise share and transforms them into art.
It’s rare for a fashion brand to talk about anything other than clothes. Scandinavian label, Monki, set out to change all that with their latest campaign. It’s this last part that has caused a social media storm.
Each year, the Trotting Cup Day holds the ZM Body Art contest which sees artistically painted nude models take to the runway in front of judges and a big crowd. Pethig explained the painstaking amount of preparation required, saying it takes around 10 hours to paint the model from head to toe.
It was founded by Arianna Warner, who has Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (or Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy) - a near-invisible injury that causes persistent severe pain - and is made up of five artists each with their own invisible disability or illness: Aubrey Hight, Lindsay Carter, Kimber Teatro, Trevor Ward and Tanya Magdalena. Each artist created a temporary tattoo representing their experience of their disability, and making it easier to understand.
If watching Dirty Dancing makes you want to get up off your feet, but you have no idea what to do with them, dance classes can be a brilliant way of learning some moves. This one’s perfect if you have a stressful, mile-a-minute lifestyle.
The front row at Fashion Week is largely filled with the likes of Alexa Chung, Anna Wintour and Cara Delevingne. Meet Pandemonia: A human blow up doll who’s become a FROW regular at London Fashion Week in the past few years. With her statuesque frame (Pandemonia is over 7ft tall) and, well, inflatableness, the walking art work is hard to miss and has become just as photographed as the real life celebrities at each show.
[Photo: Instagram/Artclaytion] When we talk about nail art, we usually mean the intricate little pictures and patterns people paint onto nails themselves. Not these paintings. Chan Clayrene, a visual artist based in Singapore, illustrates her favourite haute couture and fairy tale-like gowns using nail polish. Red Velvet.
This arresting series of portraits is the work of Belgium-born photographer Barbara Iweins. It’s small section of a larger ongoing project called Au Con de ma Rue (my street corner). From a young age Barbara had a keen fascination for people watching. Seven years ago she decided to spin her curiosity into an art project: “I decided to embrace this obsession and capture some of these people passing with a camera.” She says.
When Cindy Chinn swapped her fast-paced corporate career in sizzling Las Vegas for artistic freedom on the great planes of Nebraska she had little idea how extraordinarily far-reaching her work would become. Every Christmas we decorate the front of the school for the holidays and entertain the community and travellers from near and far, with a Light and Sound Show of Christmas Lights timed to music.
Hillary Clinton became the Democratic Party’s presumptive presidential nominee on Tuesday night. She will become the first woman in U.S. history to secure the presidential nomination of one of the country’s two major political parties. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
All images via Instagram/rit.kit Lots of tattoos are inspired by nature – but these ones by Kiev-based tattoo artist Rita “Rit Kit” Zolotukhina are literally made from it. ALSO SEE: Tattoo artist gives sick kids awesome airbrushed tattoos Instead of using a typical stencil to mark designs on the skin, Zolotukhina dips flowers, twigs, leaves and stems into ink and then presses them onto the skin, creating unique impressions that she then tattoos over. The result is a truly one-of-a-kind organic design that celebrates the beauty of nature. Click through the gallery above and let us know what you think by tweeting to @YahooStyleCA.