Jennifer Mourin: Gaia at the heart of art

Just before artist Jennifer Mourin puts gouache to canvas, it is the Universe that she calls upon to confirm her inkling. The self-taught artist, based in Malaysia, has grown up with a strong awareness of the world she inhabits. Working with gouache, acrylic and oils, her art features and celebrates strong women in all facets of their daily lives – women responding to the on-going … Continue reading Jennifer Mourin: Gaia at the heart of art

Cryptik’s Ahimsa stencil honours the endangered green sea turtle

LA-based street artist, Cryptik, known for his spiritual street art has created stunning stencils of endangered green sea turtles, embossed with gold foil stamping, in his artistic efforts to help “save our seas”. The print, entitled ‘Ahimsa’ – the Sanskrit word for non-violence or compassion, is a beautiful stencil featuring East Asian calligraphic lettering in Cryptik’s artistic honour of the green sea turtle. Green turtles, … Continue reading Cryptik’s Ahimsa stencil honours the endangered green sea turtle

Introducing…Marcus Cadman’s Native American art

Marcus Cadman, a Native American painter of Navajo and Kickapoo heritage, has been creating his own signature contemporary art with “splashes of popism and modernism” from the desert of New Mexico. He talks to Life & Soul Magazine about his work. You’ve described “art” as your calling. Tell us more. It was in college during that time that I decided that art was going to … Continue reading Introducing…Marcus Cadman’s Native American art

Svabhu Kohli’s aquatic world

India-based illustrator Svabhu Kohli celebrates the splendor of the natural world with his intricately crafted works of art. The colorful, multi-layered images depict the oceans and cosmos, specifically focusing on creatures like whales, seals, and turtles. Each illustration utilizes many digital textures in order to create visual depth and excitement, but they still feel very painterly with evidence of the human hand. […] via Svabhu Kohli … Continue reading Svabhu Kohli’s aquatic world

Pantone embrace Greenery for 2017

Everybody’s embracing green now right down to the colour peeps, Pantone, who have just announced Greenery as Color of the Year 2017. Greenery, noted by the colour institute as “nature’s neutral”, is a sumptuous, light green reminiscent of spring days. Green is all about abundance and 2017 looks set to be exactly that, an abundant year. Channel green in your life for 2017 and be … Continue reading Pantone embrace Greenery for 2017

Artisan Moss: Green Wall Plant Paintings

Greening-up your favourite living space may not require pot plants with Artisan Moss’s one-of-a-kind plant art adorning the wall. Artisan Moss “offer outdoor beauty within the heart of your indoor space” by creating handcrafted botanical wall art, made from sustainably sourced and naturally preserved plants which are framed in reclaimed wood. The stunning works of plant art are great for nature lovers, work spaces and … Continue reading Artisan Moss: Green Wall Plant Paintings

Cloud Crash: HeHe’s take on environmental imbalance

Paris-based artists HeHe – Helen Evans and Heiko Hanson – have created artworks that provocatively set out to engage viewers to consider society’s role in addressing the environmental imbalance and to foster new ways to a cleaner, healthier future. The three art installations – which are currently on display at the Museum of Science and Industry in the UK as part of Cape Farewell’s annual … Continue reading Cloud Crash: HeHe’s take on environmental imbalance

Artist Spotlight: Nieves Pumarejo’s Universe

Artist and illustrator Nieves Pumarejo is exploring oneness with one’s inner self and the universe through a series of illustrations, mixed media and linocuts. Looking at the whole or the bigger picture, Nieves Pumarejo’s art looks at the interconnectedness between the elements, the universe, magic and emotions. In a series of circular illustrations, known as The Circle Collection, Nieves has depicted the moon, the sun … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Nieves Pumarejo’s Universe