Posts Tagged: art

Pencil Shaving Flowers by Haruka Misawa

A photo posted by Haruka Misawa (@misawadesigninstitute) on Mar 5, 2016 at 5:57am PST Via Colossal, I saw these beautiful paper sculptures by Japanese designer Haruka Misawa. You can read about the idea behind it here, but essentially she noticed when sharpening pencils that the shavings resembled flowers and decided to try and reconstruct this… Read more »

Christian Faur: Portraits from Crayons

Just a very quick one from me today. I saw this very cool video and thought I’d share. Christian Faur packs crayons into boxes to create images, as if each crayon nib (or end) is one pixel. Pretty amazing, right? You can find out more about his crayon work here, and get some insight into his… Read more »

PaperBridge by Steve Messam

Just a quick one today, to share this incredible piece of art by artist Steve Messam that I saw on Colossal. It’s called PaperBridge and it… a bridge made of paper. Amazing though right?! You can read all about the project and see many more pictures at Colossal. Photo by Steve Messam

Waking, Waiting, Walking Notebooks

I really like the concept of this notebook set by American artist Nathaniel Russell and Plumb Goods. The Waking, Waiting, Walking notebooks each have a different purpose. As the names suggest, waking is for recording your dreams, walking is for sketching the world, and waiting for filling time. It also comes with a little pull… Read more »

The Secret Life of The Pencil

Via Its Nice That, I saw that a really interesting exhibition will be happening in London later this month, called The Secret Life of The Pencil. Alex Hammond and Mike Tinney have taken super detailed photos of the graphite tools used by some famous and important individuals. I don’t know whether I can put it… Read more »

Quill London & Lamplighter London Calligraphy Workshop

Continuing on my quest to improve my handwriting and get more confident with it, I went along to another calligraphy workshop, this time with Quill London and Lamplighter London. I’d actually booked to do this a while ago, before I was invited to the Betty Etiquette workshop. They turned out to be a week apart… Read more »