I like how the moon appears like a beam of light in this piece, entitled ‘Moon Rise LA Part II’.
Found via booooooom.com.
Found via Howkapow.
Katherina Manolessou's illustrations are joyful and energetic. I particularly like this piece entitled 'Peek a Boo', in which you can spot piranhas hiding between the underwater plants.
You can buy this limited edition screenprint from her Etsy shop.
For her degree show, artist Nicola Freeman created a project featuring giant confectionery, using plaster and resin (sadly inedible).
Found via The Jealous Curator.
Website update time!
I have updated my portfolio website and decided to make some changes to the layout at the same time.
I am now using a design which focuses on individual images instead of entire projects. The thumbnails show the entire image rather than a square crop - this means that visitors are able to view my work more efficiently.
You can see it here: http://www.zaraillustrates.com
Thought it might be nice to share some of my illustration work with you lovely Hovering Cat readers. Enjoy my shiny new portfolio site!
Their ambition was “to work sculpturally – without any specific function other than the purely decorative.”
The latest trend in Bonsai (the Japanese art form of growing miniature trees) is to grow trees even smaller.
Artists are creating tiny plants, creating a new category known as cho-mini bonsai (ultra-small bonsai).
Found via Colossal.
I can imagine these would make a fun diversion on my desk.
Tom Eckert creates sculptures from a single piece of wood before painting them. He is inspired by the idea of visual deception and enjoys creating work that gives a sense of the impossible happening.
Found via WE AND THE COLOR.
Romanian illustrator Saddo creates some intriguing pieces with a dark and surrealistic edge.
Found via BOOOOOOOM!