Art Kaleidoscope

Between art and craft

Savannah Burgess drawings

Savannah Burgess drawings

Savannah Burgess drawings

Savannah Burgess drawings
19-year-old artist Savannah Burgess lives in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. She creates a seriously fantastic piece of art. The level of detail is amazing. She captures perfectly the essence of the War of the Five Kings, characters of Edgar Allan Poe short story ‘The Tell-Tale Heart’, The cold eyes of mental unstable Norman Bates from the classic Hitchcock film ‘Psycho’. On the creation of another masterpiece – pen and ink drawing of 12 animals of Chinese horoscope she spent most of the summer, the result is impressive. The talented artist is so young and I am really eager to see where the artist goes with her skill in the future.
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Exquisite Russian Icon Embroidery art

Icon of the Most Holy Trinity. Exquisite Russian Icon Embroidery art

Detail of Icon of the Most Holy Trinity. Workshop of Natalia Gorkovenko ‘Prikosnovenie’ (touch). Moscow, Russia. Exquisite Russian Icon Embroidery art

Exquisite Russian Icon Embroidery art
Icon of the Most Holy Trinity. Sapphire blue and white, beryl, blue topaz, green and pink tourmaline, citrine, garnet, quartz, rock crystal, Aventurine, coral, gold plated beads, silver. 720 hours of manual work.
Art workshop by Natalia Gorkovenko “Prikosnovenie” (Eng. “touch”) one of the first in modern Russia became involved in a noble cause – the revival of the art of embroidery of icons with beads, pearls and precious stones. These icons evoke admiration and great interest not only among church people, but for all who cherish Russian culture, people of art and collectors. Among the works of the workshop “Touch” you can select the icon of the Savior, Mary, the icon of the Saints. These icons have been in the US, Germany, Greece, the Czech Republic and Russia. Works by masters of the studio find their place in many churches. In the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, you can see the icon of the Tikhvin Mother of God.
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Russian artist Alexandra Ovchinnikova

Russian artist Alexandra Ovchinnikova

St. Petersburg based Russian artist Alexandra Ovchinnikova

Paintings by Russian artist Alexandra Ovchinnikova have the vibrancy and optimism so needed in the artistic world today. Color and form are magnificently story-telling, and leave the observer with a want for more; and the most ordinary objects come to live and capture your attention so much that you begin to wonder how is it that you have never noticed them before. St. Petersburg based artist Alexandra Ovchinnikova was born in 1974. In 1999 she graduated from the Art College of NK Roerich. Member of the St. Petersburg Union of Artists since 2000. Permanent member of seasonal exhibitions of the Union of Artists of St. Petersburg. Her latest solo exhibitions took place in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Barbatre, Nantes (France), Holland.
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Photo art by Josh Adamski

Photo art by Josh Adamski

Waiting. Photo art by Josh Adamski

Photo art by Josh Adamski
Looking at these urban landscapes, rain-drenched streets, skyscraper kingdom, the lonely bench by the sea, endless fields – aware that a major theme in the work of 67-year-old British photographer – loneliness. Josh Adamski has been photographing since he was a young boy. He gained international fame for his conceptual photography, a style which he calls photo impressionism. Combining stunning panoramas and digital processing, Josh turns each frame into a work of art. Photographer considers that there are no specific rules to create different pictures, and there are real experts in their field who are able to bring to life masterpieces, ignoring all principles of shooting. Josh Adamski was born in 1948, and most of his life has lived in the United Kingdom. The talented photographer lives near a wonderful beach, where he spends much time, getting inspiration from the sea.
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Shining painting by Alexander Maranov

Swan. Shining painting by Alexander Maranov

Swan. Shining painting by Alexander Maranov

Shining painting by Alexander Maranov
The light that patterns radiate seems permeates your whole being, and this light is sure to want to pass on to others. Meet Alexander Maranov, cosmist artist, and our contemporary. By his extraordinary beauty paintings he brings to our minds the idea of ​​new thinking about the spirituality of the cosmos, the relationship of man and the universe, the worlds of other dimensions and other states of matter. Born in 1962 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Russian artist Alexander Maranov graduated from Tashkent State Theater and Art Institute named after AN Ostrovsky. In 1992 the artist moved to Moscow. He is a member of International Federation of artists of UNESCO.
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Legend of Bidri art

Elephant. Legend of Bidri art. Traditional metal handicraft from Bidar, India

Elephant. Legend of Bidri art. Traditional metal handicraft from Bidar, India

Legend of Bidri art
“Bidri” is a traditional metal handicraft from Bidar, a city in India. Nowadays Bidar-ware – is not only a tradition, but also one of the crafts embodying this enigmatic country. The thing is that these products are made in only one place in India, in Bidar. The current Bidar – a mediocre Asian town with narrow streets and houses of one or two floors of mud brick. People just sleep in these houses, and only in the rainy season and during the cooler months. The rest of the time they spend in the crowded streets, doing housework, trading or just chatting with a neighbor at a cup of tea.
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Painting on natural stone by Anna Taleyeva

Painting on natural stone by Anna Taleyeva

Rowan evening pendant. Lacquer miniature painting on natural stone by Anna Taleyeva

Painting on natural stone by Anna Taleyeva
Moscow based artist Anna Taleyeva is not just an excellent master and mega professional, she is a pure-hearted woman. She paints beautiful and delicate images on a natural stones, considering all the smallest nuances and details. With each new miniature Anna shows that there is no limit to perfection. Unfortunately the photo does not convey the beauty, for example, we can not see that all the images are in three-dimensional format, due to the transparency of pebble (its internal veins and veins), cuts of semi-precious stones, such as agate, and with the use of a small gilt image appears three-dimensional – very impressive. The art work of ethereal paintings on stones is a high quality jewelry.
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