LEGO Launches Art Kits for Adults With Soundtracks To De-Stress

If you’re over coloring books, yoga or jigsaw puzzles, the latest new product category from LEGO for adults may be just the perfect new mindful endeavor. A series of Art Building Kits designed as an immersive experience for those with a passion for arts, crafts, music and pop culture. Touted as new way to relieve stress and relax, each LEGO Art Kit includes a soundtrack to really lose yourself in the project. (more…)

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Nick Smith’s Psycolourgy. Fine Art Done With Custom Pantone Chips.

Artist Nick Smith’s first solo show, Psycolourgy, at the Lawrence Alkin Gallery features his impressive recreations of masters’ paintings with custom individual Pantone Color Chips. Nick has re-worked pieces from several major artists including Francis Bacon, David Hockey, Leonardo da Vinci, Rene Magritte, Claude Monet, Edvard Munch, George Stubbs, Johannes Vermeer, Vincent Van Gogh, and Andy Warhol. (more…)

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Hole Punch Dots Make Whole Face Portraits by Artist Nikki Douthwaite.

Artist and huge F1 fan Nikki Douthwaite makes mosaic portraits out of photographs, paper scraps, articles and ephemera, but her Hole Punch Dot portraits really caught my eye. Most of us just toss out those little round pieces of paper punched out from larger pieces without giving them a second thought. What we think of us trash, Nikki has turned into an art medium. (more…)

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Creative License. Comparing Michael Kalish’s Works With The Original Art That Inspired Him.

a composite of Banksy’s Flower Thrower with license plate version by Michael Kalish

There are actually several artists out who have found creative ways to “up-cycle” license plates from automobiles. One of the most respected and well-known, is artist Michael Kalish. (more…)

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