Tavis Amosford – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

A selection of images by Tavis Amosford, a young artist working in and around the South West of England. Primarily focusing on the landscape they inhabit, Amosford’s work examines the history of the area and its influence on the current inhabitants. They are presently working on a long-form project exploring the disorientation of urbanization and its toll on both humans and fauna alike. See more from Tavis Amosford below! Source link

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Jiab Prachakul – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

A selection of paintings by contemporary figurative artist Jiab Prachakul, who was born in Nakhon Phanom, a small town in north-east, Thailand. In 2007, she moved to London and saw a David Hockney exhibition and that was the moment she decided to pursue art. She moved from London to Berlin and then to Lyon, and this year she moved to Vannes, a town in Brittany, where she continues to explore and develop her work, focusing particularly on the Asian identity. Source link

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Vivid Botanicals Bloom from the Coats of Charismatic Cats in Watercolor Works by Hiroki Takeda

 Art #cats #flowers #watercolor July 21, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Hiroki Takeda, shared with permission Japan-based artist Hiroki Takeda adds a dose of whimsy to his otherwise faithful portrayals of friendly felines. Largely rendered in shades of pink and purple with intermittent splashes of blues and greens, Takeda’s watercolor works blend flora and fauna into affectionate cats and kittens caught lounging around or mid-snooze. Vines and grasses add fur-like texture and outline the creatures’ figures, which the artist then completes with sprawling gardens brimming with leaves, blossoms,…

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A Compostable Lamp Made from 3D-Printed Orange Peels Proposes a Sustainable Use for Food Waste

 Design Food #3d printing #lamp #oranges July 21, 2021 Grace Ebert All images courtesy of Krill Design Part sustainable design and part ode to Sicilian food culture, a new product by a Milan-based startup transforms inedible food waste into a functional homeware. Krill Design’s “Ohmie” is a compostable lamp made from the peels of two to three oranges sourced from the Messina province that are dried, ground into a powder, and added to a biopolymeric vegetable starch base. That combined material is molded into pellets used in a 3D…

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Sunlight Filters through Misty Spruce Forests in Enchanting Photos by Kilian Schönberger

 Photography #climate change #forest #trees July 21, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Kilian Schönberger, shared with permission In 2020 alone, a combination of droughts and a raging bark beetle infestation spurred by the climate crisis diminished Germany’s spruce tree population by record numbers. The European nation lost an estimated 4.3 percent of the evergreen species, which tend to grow in both commercial and naturally established forests in the Bavarian Alps and along the southeastern border. Photographer Kilian Schönberger (previously) visited these regions in the early part of 2021…

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