Wednesday, October 17

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This Painter Uses A Unique Canvas To Create Deeply Human Works Of Art

This Painter Uses A Unique Canvas To Create Deeply Human Works Of Art

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While most people can't effectively apply paint to canvas, New York-based artist Trina Merry expertly paints entire bodies to melt into some of the most iconic backdrops in the world.Inspired by the likes of Marina Abramović and Amanda Palmer, Merry blends performance artistry and a serious visual arts education just as seamlessly as she joins scene and subject. “Painting on the body creates a special connection to a person that other visual art forms have trouble accomplishing; it’s a distinctly human experience," she writes. Trina Merry Although Merry has a fairly traditional artistic background (partly because bodypainting cannot be studied in art school), she's committed herself to the atypical craft. If you ask her, t...
This Artist And Her Girlfriend Have The Most Creative Anniversary Tradition Ever

This Artist And Her Girlfriend Have The Most Creative Anniversary Tradition Ever

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If you've ever spent time with an artist (or if you're fortunate enough to be one yourself), you know that creative minds process the world differently. While most people spend their downtime scrolling through social media or poring over books, artists whittle away their idle hours creating something new.Just ask Natasha Farnsworth. While hanging around with her girlfriend one day, her affinity for traditional art and her desire to become a tattoo artist collided, resulting in a project that's unlike anything you've ever seen before. Farnsworth constantly draws inspiration from the woman she loves, but this time, she decided to get her involved in a much more visceral way. Gathering her materials, she began this incredible series of body paintings that are designed to bend the mind's eye...