I love the “it’s not your Grandma’s knitting” movement. Not that your Grandma’s knitting isn’t lovely, but those of you who read “Made In Slant” regularly know that knitting is also a versatile artistic medium which can be used in sculpture, mixed-media and even street art.
Just look at British Columbia based artist Tracy Widdess‘ . . . → Read More: “Brutal Knitting” sci-fi inspired monster masks by artist Tracy Widdess
The effects that a shadow can add to its subject are unlimited. Using a patchwork of bright colors, designer and illustrator Jason Ratliff shows us shadows most of us have never imagined. In the series “Walking Shadows,” detailed depictions of people and animals cast bright playful forms when hit by the sun. Delightful!
. . . → Read More: Colorful patchworks of cast shadows by Jason Ratliff
I just discovered the marvelous work of Ran Hwang while browsing through images from the 2012: VIP Art Fair 2.0 (the Internet’s first major art bazaar). Hwang is best known for creating large sculptural murals of birds, trees and chandeliers. Beginning by projecting an image on the wall, the artist traces its contours. . . . → Read More: Ran Hwang uses buttons and pins to form large sculptural murals