Tag Archives: painting

  • ‘I Needed Color': Jim Carrey is a Painter Now (Video)

    ‘I Needed Color': Jim Carrey is a Painter Now (Video)

    No one seems to know what happened to Jim Carrey. He went from being the consensus pick for Funniest Man in the World to a surprisingly competent dramatic actor to a guy who finally agreed to make a Dumb and Dumber sequel, and now he’s the subject of a new short documentary entitled I Needed […]

  • ‘Paint With Gunpowder': Meet Artist Danny Shervin (Pics)

    ‘Paint With Gunpowder': Meet Artist Danny Shervin (Pics)

    Gunpowder has pretty much one intended use, which is to fire destructive projectiles at lethal velocities, throughout history. But artist Danny Shervin has discovered and perfected another, much more pacifistic use for the stuff, in a process that he refers to as Paint With Gunpowder. In order to Paint With Gunpowder (which is also the […]

  • Louis Vuitton Watercolor Box (Video)

    Louis Vuitton Watercolor Box (Video)

    The life of a working artist is not a particularly glamorous one. But the life of a working artist with a ton of trust fund money in the bank can be pretty exciting, and it’s the latter group that was courted by the Louis Vuitton Watercolor Box, a deluxe item inspired by the travel trunks […]

  • ‘Querkles': Paint-by-Numbers Puzzle Books by Artist Thomas Pavitte (Video)

    ‘Querkles': Paint-by-Numbers Puzzle Books by Artist Thomas Pavitte (Video)

    I have no idea if paint-by-numbers books are still popular or even available in 2015, but Australian artist Thomas Pavitte has rejuvenated the form by adding a liberal dose of mystery to the equation. It’s called Querkles, and the big gimmick behind it is that you don’t know what you’re painting until it’s close to finished. […]

  • Artist Ivan Hoo’s Incredible Self-Taught Photo-Realism

    Artist Ivan Hoo’s Incredible Self-Taught Photo-Realism

    The painting style of photo-realism generally requires top-flight study in the arts in order to master it, but Singaporean artist Ivan Hoo did so all on his own. You wouldn’t be able to tell from looking at his work, though, which is currently blowing away followers of Hoo’s Instagram account and beyond. Ivan Hoo’s technique, […]

  • 11 Of The World’s Most Daring And Expensive Art Heists

    11 Of The World’s Most Daring And Expensive Art Heists

    You have to wonder why people bother stealing famous works of art. For one thing, it seems like well over 70% of the high profile art thieves get caught. Then of course there’s the fact that no one in their right mind is going to pay you a great sum of money for a famous […]