If you spend your days strolling through Instagram’s never-ending feed, you’ve probably heard of Isabelle Staub, a freelance artist who made a name for herself by reworking iconic Disney Princesses. You may not realize that this series also assisted the artist in breaking through a creative block. “I’ve always liked Disney since I was a kid,” Isabelle said, “so I ...

Lus Rogério Faria Rosa is a self-taught Brazilian artist who lately chose to skeletonize some of our favorite cartoon characters. And he made a point of paying attention to all of the little characteristics that distinguish each character. In a recent interview, the artist said that he has always been highly detail-oriented since he was a youngster. He saw that ...

Faig Ahmed is an Azerbaijani artist whose rug patterns show that rugs can be so much more than ornaments on your grandparents’ living room floor (or walls, if you’re from Eastern Europe). His paintings “reimagine traditional crafts and establish new aesthetic limits by deconstructing traditions and assumptions,” according to his profile, and after you see them, you’ll understand what he ...

Classical art is lovely to look at, but some find it difficult to relate to. Lothlenan, a Tumblr digital artist, is altering that by transforming some of fine art’s most timeless works into geeky fantasy settings. So far, they’ve reimagined seven tableaux, each inspired by a different fandom such as Sailor Moon, Adventure Time, or The Legend of Zelda. It’s ...

Jessie Unterhalter and Katey Truhn, as Jessie and Katey, are a Baltimore-based artist couple noted for creating large-scale murals that are vibrant and colorful. The Turchin Center at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, contacted them lately and requested them to paint a stairwell on campus. The two collaborated to create an astonishing rug-shaped painting draped down the stairwell, ...

If you’re unfamiliar with embroidery, it’s the art of embellishing cloth using yarn or thread applied with a needle. It’s an old method with examples reaching back to the 5th–3rd century BC, and it’s still used today to make anything from your hat’s logo to incredible works of art worthy of a gallery. Sew Beautiful is an embroidery artist located ...

Daniela Forti is an Italian glass artist from Chianti, Tuscany, making stunning works of art for over 40 years. The artist creates captivating ‘Jellyfish’ tables using a glass-fusion method that resembles exotic marine animals found in the ocean’s depths. Daniela claims in her biography that she has always been drawn to the metamorphosis of different glassworking methods and has focused ...

For those who believe that paper is too constraining, HuskMitNavn, a Danish artist, proves that putting one’s creativity to work may overcome any of these obstacles. He demonstrates this by shredding and folding his pictures’ paper canvas into 3D objects, making it an active scene component. The best part is that trying it out yourself won’t set you back a ...

While we’ve seen many Disney princesses dressed up, the male characters in those tales are largely overlooked. However, cosplayer Jonathan Stryker hopes to alter that with his project ‘Disney week,’ in which he showed off not just his makeup abilities but also some spot-on facial expressions. Stryker has been cosplaying for over a decade, creating his own costumes and doing ...

Alex Pick, alias apicollodraws, is a Disney-obsessed German artist. The artist has launched a series called humanimals in which he reimagines animal Disney characters as people and vice versa, and his followers can’t get enough of his work! Alex says he was motivated to create the project after witnessing similar mashups online in an interview. “I’ve been pondering about it ...