Apple Festival in Sweden
Helge Lundstrom is said to be the best apple artist in the world. This man makes a different apple mosaic every year for the Apple Market Festival in Kivik, Sweden and each one is more beautiful than the other. For each picture went 4 tons of apples, and that about 75,000 pieces. Short, but as beautiful. Kivik is a harbor town in the Skane area of Sweden with an important apple market. And every September since 1988 they’ve held a festival which involves a massive picture or sculpture made entirely of apples.
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Apple Festival in Sweden
Scott Wade’s drawings on dirty rear car windows
A talented American artist, Scott Wade draws his paintings on a dirty rear car windows. He lives on a mile and a half of dirt road – caliche, as the locals call it, road-base: a blend of limestone and gravel clay. As an experienced artist Scott started experimenting with techniques to achieve these amazingly detailed and shaded drawings.
Paintings on poppy seeds by Valery Dvoryanov
Russian folklore keeps the legends about the Tula master Levsha who managed to shoe an English flea. The works of Cherepovets based artist-micro miniaturist Valery Dvoryanov carry on the traditions of the Russian art. His art arouse the admiration of the audience with their inventiveness and virtuosic mastership during three decades.
Born in 1947 in Krasnodar, Valery Dvoryanov grew up in the family where his father was keen on creation. He produced the unique patterns of diminutive arms, so he encouraged the interest to miniature in Valery. Accordingly, the armoury miniature takes a particular place in the master’s creative work.
Painted on a single human hair by Jin Yin Hua
These images are very special because they are super small. Painted on a single human hair, amazing artworks by Micro-artist Jin Yin Hua from China. Meanwhile, his art work includes “The Portraits of 42 American Presidents”, from Washington to Bush. According to the artist, it took him 10 days to create the mini-masterpiece using a single rabbit hair as a paintbrush. Noteworthy, visitors to a Chinese gallery who wanted to view the tiny artwork had to look at it through a microscope.
Beautiful Art of Lunch Box Food
In fact, the Japanese have made an art out of preparing a nutritious lunch for their kids and husbands. They are not just healthy but look great too.
Meanwhile, this is a story about “Bento” (Lunch Box Food) and some of the Babes that make them. The food, typically housed in a wooden, aluminum or plastic box with individual compartments separating the different types of edibles. Bento regained its popularity in the 1980s, with the help of the microwave oven and the proliferation of convenience stores. In addition, inexpensive, disposable polystyrene boxes have replaced the expensive wood and metal boxes in most bento shops. However, even handmade bento have made a comeback, and they are once again a common, although not universal, sight at Japanese schools. Besides, workers still use Bento as a packed lunch, and families on day trips, for school picnics and sports days etc. And the bento, made at home, wrapped in a furoshiki cloth, acts as both bag and table mat.
Paul Smith – The Father of ASCII art
Born in Philadelphia on September 21, 1921, Paul Smith was the man with extraordinary talent. In fact, Paul Smith created hundreds of pictures, and he often gave the originals away. Sometimes, but not always, he kept or received a copy for his own records. As his mastery of the typewriter grew, he developed techniques to create shadings, colors, and textures. And that made his work resemble pencil or charcoal drawings. This great man left behind a collection of his amazing artwork that will be an inspiration for many. Meanwhile, he mostly used these characters … @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) _ for his pictures.
Paintings on Peepal leaves
Beautiful and rare, this stunning delicate work of art came from India (Kerala) and done on dry Peepal heart shaped leaves. In fact, Peepal Leaf Painting is one of the ancient forms of artwork, and not many people still create such amazing works. Painted on delicate leaves, such art expresses the creativity and perfectionism of the artist.
Meanwhile, there are many myths and stories about the Peepal tree. For instance, according to belief, to cut down a Peepal tree is a bad sin, and a person goes to hell for doing so. Also, some people are careful to only touch a Peepal tree on a Saturday.