Digital collage artist Sara Shakeel wants to shine a new, positive light on stretch marks. So, she’s turning them into glitter marks.
The pair were inspired by chocolate geodes created by their professor Peter Greweling, and decided to have a stab at making their own. Before they were cracked open, the chocolate outer surface was airbrushed to make the geodes look more realistic. All the while the pair had no idea what the results would look like on the inside. “Working on these rock candy geodes for six months and finally opening them is a dream come true.” Said Yeatts.
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)
These artists prove that they can turn ocean rubbish into really classy art. For World Oceans Day, take a look at these astonishing works of art that prove rubbish has many more non-trashy uses than contaminating our oceans. Using recycled materials such as plastic, random found objects and a lot of creativity, there is no doubt that these art pieces are definitely not rubbish.