According to Vrellis’ website, a single piece of thread is run from one anchor point to another along the circumference of the loom in straight lines 3,000 to 4,000 times until the portrait — which each require 1-2 kilometers of thread — is completed. He calls the project A New Way To Knit.
A pair of twin sisters claim Kim Kardashian is their artistic inspiration after creating a series of paintings based on her sex tape. Artists Allie and Lexie Kaplan – who work together and refer to themselves as The Kaplan Twins. The 23-year-olds, who are originally from New Jersey and now live in Los Angeles, told Elite Daily in an interview that the concept started as a ‘funny’ idea that they hope will ‘generate a conversation’. What do you guys think, rate or hate?
Miami-based artist Douglas Hoekzema, AKA Hoxxoh, creates epic kaleidoscopic murals. By layering different colored continuous rings, he turns plain walls into hypnotizing next dimensional murals that look like they could suck you into a whole new world. Watch this amazing timelapse that will have you mesmerized. Instagram
Patrick Commecy, a talented street artist from France, makes these mind-bending hyper-realistic wall paintings. The before and after photos show the big difference these murals create. It is true that sometimes walls of a building can look really dull and boring, but Patrick has some mad skills to transform them into something amazing and beautiful.
Khyzyl Saleem is an illustrator and concept artist based in Manchester and his work is absolutely mind blowing. One quick glance at Saleem’s website shows just how good he is: the page is covered in insane, futuristic vehicles that wouldn’t look out of place in some new blockbuster video game. His pieces often take modern vehicles and splice them with space age tech and vivid, colourful paint jobs. He recently was interviewed over at Speed Hunters, so if you’d like to learn more, go and check it out.
He goes by the name AK47 – and that’s about as delicate as the self-described “art terrorist” gets. Making its world premiere Sunday at The Tribeca Film Festival, The Banksy Job profiles street artist AK47 – real name Andy Link – in his incredibly complex attempt to steal a Central London artwork by fellow (and much more famous) artist Banksy. Why? Because Banksy refused to sign his damn print.
“A once in a lifetime woodworking project. It was one of the best, most rewarding experiences of my life. There is nothing I can’t build now.” – The Samurai Carpenter.
“One continuous shot following graffiti writer Sofles on a wander through Melbourne. This video was made possible to an amazing group of people, who came together to help us celebrate and pay homage to the Collingwood and Fitzroy area of Melbourne. Our goal was to create one continuous drone shot, captured in one take. The amazing team from Swarm UAV pulled it off.” – Sofles.