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Mosaic of bottle caps

mosaic of beer bottles caps. Portrait of 'The Stranger'

mosaic of beer bottles caps. Portrait of ‘The Stranger’

Mosaic of bottle caps. A mosaic can be made from anything, and here is an example of this – a beautiful mosaic of caps from bottles. A bottle cap mosaic is an environmentally friendly way to use up old bottle caps and create a piece of art. The mosaic can then be used as a wall hanging, table top, place mat or any number of other decorations. Bottle cap mosaics make one-of-a-kind gifts for friends and family.
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One line pictures by Pierre Emmanuel

One line pictures by Pierre Emmanuel

Catherine Deneuve. One line pictures by Pierre Emmanuel

One line pictures by Pierre Emmanuel
I’ve found amazing drawings by a French artist Pierre Emmanuel. This is what Pierre tells about himself: I’m a french artist and have been working several years in Ireland (Dublin) where I have started this kind of Art in the streets of “Fair city”, directly on the pavement with chalk then on huge canvas on front of Trinity College. I already organized several Solo shows at the BackLoft and CFCP, and won the RPA-Luas (Dublin Tramway) Art competition 2008. I originally started with Irish characters and working now on Spanish characters (working now in Barcelona -SPAIN).
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Ballet in paintings

Ballet in paintings. White Swan, from series "Russian ballet 21st century", painting by Russian realist artist Anna Vinogradova

White Swan, from series “Russian ballet 21st century”, painting by Russian realist artist Anna Vinogradova. Ballet in paintings

Ballet in paintings
Born January 3, 1975 in the southern city of Krasnodar, Anna Germanovna Vinogradova is a talented Russian artist. In 1994 she entered the Yaroslavl Art School. However, she left it a year later and enrolled in preparatory courses. She was going to enter the Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture, named after Ilya Repin.
Meanwhile, in 1999 Anna Vinogradova completed a series of sketches of costumes for the ballet-cycle of the mysteries of the Vologda choreographic ensemble “Russian ballet 21st century.” The beautiful artworks of Russian realist artist Anna Vinogradova are in private collections in Russia, the USA, Japan, the Netherlands, Germany, France and other European countries. Also, in numerous private collections and museums. In 2011 she received Grand Prix on International Art Olimpiade.
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Movie Poster Artist Drew Struzan

Movie Poster Artist Drew Struzan

Collage. Movie Poster Artist Drew Struzan

Movie Poster Artist Drew Struzan
Born in Oregon in 1947, Drew Struzan is a talented American artist. He went to the Art Center College of Design after relocating to Los Angeles at age 18, where he decided to major in illustration. Throughout school he sold his artwork to make extra money and accepted a few commissions. Noteworthy, he graduated with honors and a Bachelor of Arts degree. According to Drew Struzan, amongst all the difficulty and turmoil of the business, it was the place where dreams appeared and it was a beautiful life for him.
As the 1990s arrived and digital animation began to dominate, Struzan’s hand-drawn artwork was in less demand. He created posters for such blockbusters as Hook, Hellboy and Harry Potter. Meanwhile, he began to find other outlets for his work including comic books, limited edition art, and the collectible market. His art can be found on such items as Franklin Mint pieces, a twelve plate collectible set commemorating Princess Diana, the 1996 edition of the board game Clue, and various U.S postage stamps.
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Beautiful Illusions by Octavio Ocampo

Beautiful Illusions by Octavio Ocampo

The Ingenious Nobleman Sir Quixote of La Mancha, Sancho Panza, wind mills and other characters in one painting. Beautiful Illusions by Octavio Ocampo

Beautiful Illusions by Octavio Ocampo
Born on 28 February 1943 in Celaya, Guanajuato, Octavio Ocampo is a talented Mexican artist. According to Ocampo, he had studied art since childhood, as he grew in the family of designers. Meanwhile, it art school, Ocampo constructed papier mache figures for floats, altars, and ornaments used during carnival parades and other festivals. And in high school, Ocampo painted murals for the Preparatory School and the City Hall of Celaya.
According to belief, talented people are talented in everything. And this Ocampo proves this. In addition to painting and sculpture, Octavio Ocampo extended his talents to acting and dancing. At the Art Institute of San Francisco, he studied all these disciplines and pursued both a film and theater career. In 1976, he began to devote himself solely to painting and sculpture. He now works primarily in the metamorphic style – using a technique of superimposing and juxtaposing realistic and figurative details within the images that he creates.
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Owl facts you probably didn’t know

Patrick Benson, Owl Babies. Owl facts

Patrick Benson, Owl Babies. Owl facts

Owl facts you probably didn’t know
“I am a brother to dragons, and a companion to owls”, that is what the Bible says about owls. Owls inspire artists to draw pictures and paintings, to write poems. Enjoy a good set of owl pictures, and Owl facts, which you will enjoy.
In fact, owls do not encounter any problem in seeing during the day and their eyesight is exceptionally good at night.
Amongst all the birds, the hearing of an owl is the best. Its ears – located on the sides of the head, hidden by feathers.
With the exception of a few species, owls are nocturnal and hunt at night only, unobserved by humans.
The feet of an owl are very strong and have two toes facing forward and two toes facing backward.
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The Arcimboldo Effect

Vertumnus, The Arcimboldo Effect

Vertumnus, a portrait of today. Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor painted as Vertumnus, Roman God of the seasons, c. 1590-1. Skokloster Castle, Sweden. The Arcimboldo Effect

The Arcimboldo Effect
What would you think if your face was assembled with fruits? Oranges, apples and cucumbers. In our days, it isn’t quite creative anymore — but, in the 16th century, it was really uncommon. During his life, Giuseppe Arcimboldo was a relief painting artist – did you know that he’s the author of part of the Cathedral of Monza frescoes? He also worked for many kings: Ferdinand I of Vienna, Maximilian II and Rudolf II of Prague and Augustus of Saxony were some of his clients. Besides his activity as a painter, he was also a decorator and stylist of the most prestigious courts of Europe.
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