Art

Field of Light: Bruce Munro

Field of Light: Bruce Munro

Bruce Munro: Field of Light Field of Light, by Bruce Munro, made its debut appearance in Scotland this month. Best known for immersive large-scale light-based installations inspired largely by his interest in shared human experience, his interactive  optical fibre  installation has been set up in Edinburgh’s St Andrew’s Square and will remain there until 27th April […]

Metaphorical Living Dream: Clare E. Saunders

Metaphorical Living Dream: Clare E. Saunders

Metaphorical Living Dream: A Collection of Work  is the latest exhibition by Edinburgh-based artist Clare E. Saunders. Saunders’ work is inspired by the Surrealist and Pre-Raphaelite movements.   Incorporating a wide range techniques including collage, mixed media, drawing and painting, her work focuses on themes of beauty and intrigue. Saunders confesses to being excited by […]

A Woman’s Work is Never Done

A Woman’s Work is Never Done

Eliza Bennett: A Woman’s Work is Never Done British artist Eliza Bennett has a unique take on the world.  In “A Woman’s Work is Never Done”, Bennett explores the  neuroses surrounding the human condition. Eliza Bennett: A Woman’s Work is Never Done In her “self-inflicted sculpture” Bennett makes the bold move of using her own skin as a […]

High Tea for Six: The Roadkill Tea Party

High Tea for Six: The Roadkill Tea Party

Fondant fancies will never be the same again…   Roadkill Tea Party.  Not three words you’d expect to hear in that order. Or at all.   And especially not at Christmas. When I walked into the  Union Gallery  last weekend, it felt like I had  fallen down the rabbit hole. To say that this exhibition […]

Swiss Body Painting Art Festival

Swiss Body Painting Art Festival

Last weekend, Lugano Switzerland was host to a myriad of fantasy creatures, colourful bodies and spectacular stage performances as artists came  from all over the world to show their skill at the Swiss Body Painting Art Festival.  Armed with paint, brushes, airbrush guns and sponges, stunning, living, breathing sculptures were created by amateur and professional artists […]

Welcome to Dinovember

Welcome to Dinovember

  These guys where jammin last night! Welcome to Dinovember a month long imagination invasion. Dinovember is a fantastic idea created by Refe Tuma and his wife to help grow their children’s imagination. Every year the couple devote the month of November to convincing their children that while they sleep their plastic dinosaur figures come to life. How awesome is […]

How to Photoshop

How to Photoshop

As creatives we all use Photoshop and we all have varying skills in Photoshop some of us are gods while some of us are mere mortals (bof!). We also have different uses for Photoshop too, some of us might need it for touching up photos while others maybe creating something entirely new on Photoshop. Thankfully […]

Art Wars

Art Wars

Check out these fantastically recreated stormtrooper helmets created for the Art Wars exhibition. The helmets have had there make over by a number of world renowned artists and designers including Damien Hirst, David Bailey, Yinka Shonibare MBE and Mr Brainwash among others. The helmets were created using the original molds from the first Star Wars film in 1976. Art Wars was founded by […]

The unknown woman of the Seine

The unknown woman of the Seine

I heard a rather beautiful story this week and wanted to share it with you. During the first decades of the 20th century, copies of a young woman’s death mask were widely sold in France and Germany and hung on the walls of many homes.  To this day, no one knows the name of the […]

Florentijn Hofman realises giant climbable aardvark

Florentijn Hofman realises giant climbable aardvark

The Burgers Zoo in Arnhem Holland commissioned Florentijn Hofman to create a piece of work that celebrates 100 years of the zoo. The Dutch artist created a gigantic aardvark spanning 30 meters long and made from concrete.  This little lovable creature has also featured in the cartoon the Pink Panther. Hofman’s giant aardvark is positioned laying on its back with a golden party hat – looks […]

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