Handmade 2022, December

The wife left her disabled husband with two children, but his hard work and leather bags saved him

The wife left her disabled husband with two children, but his hard work and leather bags saved him (2022)

When, it would seem, there is no longer any need to wait for help, help comes from an unexpected direction. It so happened that this guy was bedridden without the opportunity to work. The wife left, and the children and the old mother had to somehow provide for. Once he tried to make a bag with his own hands - and that is what saved the situation. It turned out that the man has real talent

"A doll like me": A volunteer sews unique dolls for children with disabilities

"A doll like me": A volunteer sews unique dolls for children with disabilities (2022)

When Amy worked as a social worker in a hospital helping children with cancer psychologically cope with their current situation, she noticed how much children are attached to their dolls. But at the same time, only a few could say about their doll that it looked like themselves. The children saw that they were different from everyone around them, and this only made them sadder. So Amy started sewing dolls herself

Zhang Dexuan is the only master in the world to create braided portraits from human hair

Zhang Dexuan is the only master in the world to create braided portraits from human hair (2022)

The creation of portraits and paintings from intertwined human hair is an ancient Chinese technique. However, our today's hero Zhang Dexuan claims that today he is the only person in the world who owns it: his teachers have long died, and children find this occupation too difficult

Colorful Spring Festival, Indian Holi Festival (Holy)

Colorful Spring Festival, Indian Holi Festival (Holy) (2022)

Everyone knows how many poor people in India and in what monstrous conditions they have to live, work and raise their numerous offspring. But at the same time, Hindus know how to have fun and have fun like no other. Every year in India, the brightest, most cheerful, most colorful holiday of spring is held called Holi (Holy), which is able to raise even the dead and cheer even a person in deep depression

Amazing Handmade Japanese Hair Jewelry

Amazing Handmade Japanese Hair Jewelry (2022)

Craftswoman Sakae creates traditional Japanese hair ornaments - kanzashi. Hairpins made in the form of lotus flowers or sakura branches are surprisingly realistic and beautiful

Original DIY products from plastic bottles

Original DIY products from plastic bottles (2022)

Today there are a large number of ways to spend leisure time, as well as spending time with young children. It turns out that inventing new products from scrap materials is quite simple. Real works of art can be made from ordinary plastic bottles. Not only an adult, but also a child will be interested in this way to develop their creativity and develop imagination

Paper ones, but as if they were alive. Realistic bird figures by Johan Scherft

Paper ones, but as if they were alive. Realistic bird figures by Johan Scherft (2022)

It is not at all necessary to turn the birds into stuffed animals and put them under a glass cover in order to decorate the interior in this way or to prepare a training manual. The latest technology, as well as the creative talent of artists will help to avoid this by replacing living birds with paper sculptures. Artificial, but as real - this is how the figurines of birds from the Dutch artist Johan Scherft are obtained

"Star Wars" in miniature. Tiny paper sculptures by David Canavese

"Star Wars" in miniature. Tiny paper sculptures by David Canavese (2022)

American artist and sculptor David Canavese is one of those famous Star Wars fans who not only loves to revisit the star saga, but also strives to touch the beautiful himself. For example, he creates miniature paper sculptures that depict some of the elements that make up the Star Wars universe. Moreover, these figures are not just miniature: they are tiny, and each time they become smaller and smaller

Cherry Blossom, or Sakura handmade. Fresco on a building ready for demolition

Cherry Blossom, or Sakura handmade. Fresco on a building ready for demolition (2022)

Japan, which suffers from earthquakes more and more often than other countries, has one curious tradition known as Okurie. Tradition, or rather, an art project, is that residents decorate destroyed houses intended for demolition with frescoes and graffiti in order to give them a festive look at least for a while. One of these actions was provoked by the artist Yosuke Tan, inviting everyone to participate in the painting of the college building in Iwaki Sogo, where he once studied, as well as

Knitted madness Agatha Olek

Knitted madness Agatha Olek (2022)

Many women are into needlework, but crocheting seems to be more than just a hobby for Agata Olek. It seems that the woman was seized by a real madness, the victims of which are everything in her path: furniture, transport and even people

Label collages by Troy Dugas

Label collages by Troy Dugas (2022)

Whatever Troy Dugas buys, he is sure to keep the label on this product. And later, when there are dozens and hundreds of them, the author turns multi-colored pieces of paper into original collages

An original hobby: the artist decorates children's orthopedic helmets with funny drawings

An original hobby: the artist decorates children's orthopedic helmets with funny drawings (2022)

This American artist has come up with a non-trivial way to make money and at the same time help children and their parents. She paints orthopedic helmets that babies have to wear to correct the shape of the skull

Miniature glass paintings: beauty at a cut

Miniature glass paintings: beauty at a cut (2022)

You can draw a picture with paints, pencils, sand. But creating a masterpiece from glass of different shades is a real art that not everyone can do. Loren Stump, who has been in the business of smelting glass for 35 years, has been the most successful at this. The most striking work of the artist is the interpretation of "Theotokos" by Leonardo da Vinci. We will talk about her and other works of the author in this article

The culinary arts are also art. Zhanna Zubova's creative cakes

The culinary arts are also art. Zhanna Zubova's creative cakes (2022)

When an artist paints portraits, flowers, still lifes, we call it fine art. And when an artist "paints" all the same flowers, still lifes and other beautiful pictures with cream on a biscuit, decorating the cakes as if this is a real canvas, when he sculpts petals, flowers and other figures on it, like a sculptor his new Galatea, this is can already be called a culinary art. And the real master of "biscuit and cream" is the Russian artist Zhanna Zubova

Embroidery of the famous painting of the Sistine Chapel

Embroidery of the famous painting of the Sistine Chapel (2022)

The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel is one of the most famous works of art of the Renaissance, created by the talented master of the brush Michelangelo in 1508-1512 .. And not so long ago, the painting of the Sistine Chapel was reproduced on canvas, representing an embroidered miniature copy of the famous work of Michelangelo. Canadian Joanna Lopianowski-Roberts living in California took eight years to complete her embroidery, totaling 3,572 hours

A pensioner turned his Volkswagen Beetle into a work of art made of wood in two years

A pensioner turned his Volkswagen Beetle into a work of art made of wood in two years (2022)

Momir Bojic, 70, retired from Bosnia and Herzegovina, spent two years transforming his 1975 Volkswagen Beetle into a mobile woodcarving art

Giant paper flowers by Tiffanie Turner

Giant paper flowers by Tiffanie Turner (2022)

San Francisco-based architect, artist and mom Tiffanie Turner makes impressive-sized flowers from delicate pieces of craft paper. She cuts, stretches and scrupulously adjusts layers of multi-colored paper to each other, until, right before our eyes, delicate and surprisingly similar to real flower heads bloom from them

"The Valley Of Dolls" by Ayano Tsukimi

"The Valley Of Dolls" by Ayano Tsukimi (2022)

The village of Nagoru is located on the island of Shikoku, the smallest island in terms of area and population of the four largest in Japan. In recent years, the village has been slowly but surely emptying: young people are leaving to work in Osaka or Tokyo, and there are fewer and fewer old people. Now there are only a few dozen people left in Nagora. Ayano Tsukimi is 64 years old. She returned to her native village 11 years ago and during this time inhabited it with a whole army of hand-sewn dolls, similar to people who

Mom paints napkins for her sons every day for 8 years

Mom paints napkins for her sons every day for 8 years (2022)

The famous sculptor came up with an original way to get sons to eat their breakfast. For 8 years, every morning she paints napkins for them, each time creating an original bright drawing. The result is not at all like a quick sketch - it is a miniature work of art, with carefully selected colors and thoughtful composition

Hand-knitted lamp

Hand-knitted lamp (2022)

Can the lamp be tied? Of course, we are not talking about the light bulb itself as a source of light, but about the lamp. And it turns out that it is possible - the designers prove to us over and over again that everything is possible

How to decorate the wall? With wires

How to decorate the wall? With wires (2022)

Designers have been fighting with wires for a long time - they really annoy them, and you and I too, annoy. It turns out that wires can be used to decorate a wall! And to do it in such a way that no one at first even guesses that there are wires in front of us

Boredom as a source of inspiration: Mike Breach's unique milk froth designs

Boredom as a source of inspiration: Mike Breach's unique milk froth designs (2022)

Even the most boring and monotonous activity can be a source of inspiration. For example, the work of the barista inspired Mike Breach to create unique patterns on milk foam in cups of freshly made latte

Dream of a perfect world: miniature sculptures by Maico Akiba from the SEKAI series

Dream of a perfect world: miniature sculptures by Maico Akiba from the SEKAI series (2022)

Artist Maico Akiba presented her new series of works called "SEKAI", which means "peace" in Japanese. In a vivid figurative form, she embodied in her a dream that almost any adult must secretly cherish - this is the desire to have your own little corner of personal comfort and peace

Three-meter gundam from the remains of mannequins

Three-meter gundam from the remains of mannequins (2022)

Robots and furs, cartoons about cars and cars - these are for boys. Girls are taught to sew clothes, they are given plastic or frame mannequins, and they enjoy life dressing them up. But a huge three-meter gundam made of the remains of frame mannequins is some kind of unimaginable mixture of the affections of both sexes

Four ways to take a good old photo

Four ways to take a good old photo (2022)

We often pick up old photo albums, blow away the dust of centuries from them, or just open them and cannot help smiling. There was something in them, in old photographs, something that captivated and carried away, some kind of soul. There are at least four ways to return this soulfulness peculiar only to old photographs to modern gray everyday life

Helicopter Pattern: Ash Seed Pattern Tablecloth

Helicopter Pattern: Ash Seed Pattern Tablecloth (2022)

A talented craftswoman from America created a tablecloth with an ash seed pattern. From a distance, the thin fabric is almost invisible, and it seems that the seeds are simply spread out on the table surface

Charming decor: not cookies, but works of art

Charming decor: not cookies, but works of art (2022)

New York pastry chef Amber Spiegel is a true magician. From sugar, flour and cream, she manages to create real works of art - adorable miniature cookies

Surrealist artist from Russia creates unique jewelry in the form of miniature sculptures

Surrealist artist from Russia creates unique jewelry in the form of miniature sculptures (2022)

Valeria Belova, an artist from Vladimir, creates incredible fantasy photography and unusual jewelry with natural stones. There are no analogues of these sculptures in miniature, they are one of a kind. Belova's jewelry wins prestigious competitions. She achieved everything in her life herself, without anyone's help, which is not without reason, she is proud. The designer keeps his amazing technique a secret. How did the artist manage to catch that thinnest line between the virtual and the tangible in

There were fur coats - animals became: An Englishwoman creates realistic animal figures from fur clothes

There were fur coats - animals became: An Englishwoman creates realistic animal figures from fur clothes (2022)

Throwing away your woolen garments when they become unusable is a shame, but what else can you do with them? Rachel Austin from England claims - and clearly shows - that they can be turned … back into beasts! Of course, you can't make fur coats alive again, but creating realistic-looking animals from them, as it turned out, is quite possible

Pumpkin carving. Getting ready for Halloween with Alex Ver

Pumpkin carving. Getting ready for Halloween with Alex Ver (2022)

October is drawing to a close, which means Halloween is just around the corner. It's time to prepare costumes, think over party scenarios and, of course, practice carving lanterns from pumpkins. And you can learn this difficult lesson from Alex Wer - he is a real master in this matter

Right now, I'll give you a pumpkin! Pumpkin art right for Halloween

Right now, I'll give you a pumpkin! Pumpkin art right for Halloween (2022)

Sculptures, paintings, photographs, creative architecture, art objects in the interior … All this is undoubtedly very beautiful and requires close attention, but how could we forget about the most relevant art, which is usually remembered at the end of October? We are talking about such art as artistic pumpkin carving, or about Pumpkin art, as it is called where Halloween is celebrated on a special scale, and everything, from small to large

From A to O: Original Dress from the Old Dictionary by Jodi Phillips

From A to O: Original Dress from the Old Dictionary by Jodi Phillips (2022)

The story of the Canadian actress Jodi Phillips will cause a storm of indignation among real bibliophiles. She became famous for showing the public a paper dress. The material for him was not some written off waste paper, but a solid dictionary. The only excuse for the girl is the fact that the unusual outfit was made at the request of the organizers of the annual Denman Island Readers and Writers literary festival

Crafts from snags, or Wooden little men with character and soul

Crafts from snags, or Wooden little men with character and soul (2022)

At first glance, the works of the English artist Lynn Muir are similar to each other, but if you take a closer look at them, you can see that striking feature of the differences that are inherent in each of them. After all, the author not only creates unusual characters from snags, painting them with acrylics, but also endows each of them with character, breathing life. That is why, all these wooden characters are so cute and adorable that it is simply impossible to look at them without a smile

Fabulous dolls from Rosa M Grueso. Believe in the unreal

Fabulous dolls from Rosa M Grueso. Believe in the unreal (2022)

Even becoming adults, many still do not stop believing in a fairy tale, in this fictitious kind world, the bizarre inhabitants of which always mentally return us to childhood, to such a carefree time for everyone

Road Gardens Pete Dungey

Road Gardens Pete Dungey (2022)

As N.V. said Gogol, Russia has two problems, fools and roads. Everyone complains that all our roads are old and not repaired, but in America, apparently, the opposite is true. We learn about this from the design work of Pete Dungey

The most real hand-made

The most real hand-made (2022)

Our hands are not for boredom. And not even to pick the nose, stroke the cat and click the mouse. Our hands are also a tool that a person can not only make something with the skills and abilities, but also use it to create amazing works. Use as wax, gypsum, polymer clay, plasticine

Handmade photo albums in scrapstyle

Handmade photo albums in scrapstyle (2022)

In scrapstyle, you can create photo albums, photo frames, postcards and other gifts that will surely delight your family and friends, because they contain your personal attitude, imagination, care and love. What is required for this? Your desire and some photos. Find your favorite pictures, prepare paper and glue and sit down to create, and the emotions that these photos evoke in you will certainly be transferred to your work

I sewed them from what was or handmade dolls

I sewed them from what was or handmade dolls (2022)

And first of all, there was admiration for the works of the famous master in the field of sculptural textiles Olga Andrianova. I was so impressed by her work that I wanted to try myself in this particular area of ​​puppetry. Available material: wire, synthetic winterizer and knitted fabric. This is how my first characters appeared. At first, these were cartoon favorite characters Cow and Crocodile, a poetic couple

A series of decorations about the forest from One green smile

A series of decorations about the forest from One green smile (2022)

It all started with the fact that once upon a time I made a ring with cinnamon (stick, not powder =)) for a loved one for the New Year, I still like the idea, but now it seems to me that the execution was a little simple, so I decided to do what something like that, but using the entire arsenal of techniques and materials. I decided that there would be copper electroplating, pomegranates and cinnamon itself, I immediately wanted to call it "mulled wine", pomegranates are so similar to drops of red wine .. :) The rings that came out to me about

Vintage handmade jewelry by One green smile

Vintage handmade jewelry by One green smile (2022)

For some time now I have been creating jewelry from polymer clay, this hobby arose on the basis of several pieces: firstly, it is my love to make something with my own hands (since childhood, I glued something, sculpted, painted, etc.), and secondly , I periodically have ideas and there is an irresistible desire to implement them, and thirdly, I do not always manage to find something I want on sale