Top 10 Amazing Examples of Temari Balls
Today I saw someone at a craft show selling and making something I have never seen or heard of before, their craft was making Temari balls! These are traditional Japanese decorations often given as toys or good luck in the new year. So enjoy this top 10 of the best ones I can find then after that you will find the link to make your very own ones…
Top 10 Most Amazing Broken Style Statues
Now and again it is nice to bring you the work of a single artist. Someone who has created enough works of art that you get to pick and choose which are her or his best pieces. Today that artist is Bruno Catalano. This amazing French artist has created hundreds of statues and art installations. But today we will be looking at just 1. Called “Les Voyageurs” these amazing broken style statues just have to be seen to be believed…
Top 10 Amazing Images of Dusk to Dawn
A single day for most of us is nothing special. Waking up, working, eating, then going to sleep only to do all the same things the next day! (Weekend not included.) but if you stand back and look at the bigger picture a whole day is something rather beautiful, and that is where Artist Fong Qi Wei stunning photography comes into it. He shows people the beauty of time by piecing together what a city or landscape looks like from dusk to dawn and the results are simply stunning….
Top 10 Creative Uses For Old Red Phone Boxes
If there is one thing I don’t miss from the past it is using telephone booths. Here in the UK, they were bright red, always cold inside (even in the summer) and constantly vandalised and not working. But what on earth can you do with a large, red, UK phone booth? It seems the answer is rather a lot…
Top 10 Amazing Trees Covered in Something
While on the daily dog walk today I stumbled across something kind of sad, but also strangely cool. It was a tree covered in empty cans of beer! They had sadly stripped each branch down and stuck a beer can on the end. While this was defacing the tree, it did look kind of cool. But I am not going to anger people by showing you all that, but I did manage to find 10 of something very similar, but still just as amazing…
Top 10 Sculptures Made From Cardboard Tubes
Sometimes it is hard to choose what goes into a top 10, and what doesn’t quite “make the grade” and this post is to right one of those wrongs. You see the other month I did a post called “Top 10 Things to do With Empty Toilet Rolls” and I left someone’s art out that really should have made the top 10. But to make up for it I have decided to dedicate an entire top 10 to them. These incredible masks are all made by the very talented artist “Junior Fritz Jacquet”, and of course they are all made from empty toilet rolls…
Top 10 Amazing Street Art Chalk Drawings
Over the weeks and months, of this blog we have come to see some rather amazing street art. Some have been nerdy, some amazing and some are just made to make people like us smile. That is where the amazing cartoon chalk drawing skills of David Zinn comes into it. He is a very talented street artist who creates funny chalk drawings about the green creature Sluggo and his friends that he invented. These delightful characters have been seen all over sidewalks in Ann Arbor, Michigan and I would like to show you just a small selection of them…
Top 10 Images of What a Catfish Should Look Like
Have you ever seen a real Catfish? Well, let me tell you that apart from the long whiskers it looks nothing like a real cat! Maybe they should just have called it a whisker fish! Well silly suggestions aside, it seems the only way I am going to be satisfied that a Catfish looks like a cat is to Photoshop it or make my own. The good news is people have already done just that and all I have to do is share the very best top 10 of them with you all…
Top 10 Examples of Video Game Street Art
Over the months of doing these art themed posts, we have seen some amazing things. From things made with recycled CD’s to some incredible crop art. But as I look back on them all I start to see a pattern forming, almost all styles of art have at some point been inspired by Video games! So with that in mind I think we need to take a look at some amazing art that is directly inspired by Videogames and see if it is just as good…
Top 10 Best Installation Art Works This Year
It has been a long hard year for many of us indeed. But there have been a few things to smile about along the way. From weddings to births to celebrations of getting that one job left on the market! And over in the art World they have carried on making some truly amazing art for everyone to see, enjoy and discuss. So to celebrate the New Year I thought I would bring you what I think is the very best art from it…
Top 10 Amazing and Unusual Ice Sculptures
All over the UK various cities, towns and villages are having their Christmas events. Today I went to my local festival event and there were people doing ice sculptures! The way they crafted the ice into various animals was nothing short of amazing to watch. So fast, precise, talented! But if I had those skills animals would be the last thing I would make…