landscapes

Arresting Photos Capture the Magical Fairytale-Like Landscapes of the Faroe Islands

 Photography #faroe islands #landscapes #ocean December 27, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Lazar Gintchin, shared with permission Photographer Lazar Gintchin likens the luxuriant fields, jewel-toned waters, and perpetual mist that hangs over the Faroe Islands to the dreamy, otherworldly environments of Middle Earth. “A magical valley with crisscrossing slopes creates a landscape that …

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Miniature Watercolor Works by Ruby Silvious Are Painted on Stained Teabags

 Art Illustration #landscapes #miniature #painting #tea #watercolor November 26, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Ruby Silvious, shared with permission Ruby Silvious’s quaint seaside scenes and bucolic landscapes nestle between the torn edges and wrinkled folds of a used teabag. The Coxsackie, New York-based artist (previously) paints miniature scenes of everyday life on the …

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A Hazy Stream Drifts Across a Spring Landscape in an Enchanting Series of Long-Exposure Photos

 Photography #forests #landscapes #long exposure #water November 18, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Jennifer Esseiva, shared with permission Back in spring, Swiss photographer Jennifer Esseiva visited the remote forests of Vallorbe, Switzerland, as the trees and rugged, wooded terrain emerged from their winter stupor. There she captured the lush mosses and foliage that …

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Reality and Imagined Meditative States Converge in Tomás Sánchez’s Tranquil Landscapes

 Art #acrylic #graphite #landscapes #nature #painting #trees #water November 16, 2021 Grace Ebert “Light: Outside, Inside” (2021), acrylic on linen, 100 x 80 centimeters. All images © Tomás Sánchez, shared with permission Through serene, idyllic landscapes, Tomás Sánchez visualizes his long-harbored fascination with meditation. The practice, the Cuban painter says, is “where I find …

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An Adventurous Drone Films Spectacular Aerial Footage of Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall Volcano

 Photography #aerial #Iceland #landscapes #lava #video #volcanoes November 12, 2021 Grace Ebert  Braving the molten lava and fiery ash spewed by Geldingadalur’s Fagradalsfjall volcano, the team at Iceland Aerials sent a GoPro into the midst of the event mid-eruption. The spectacular footage, which captured the 6,000-year occurrence earlier this year, flies closer to …

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Phantom Clouds Descend from the Sky in Vorja Sánchez’s Illustrated Photos

 Illustration Photography #clouds #drawing #landscapes October 28, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Vorja Sánchez, shared with permission In Vorja Sánchez’s ghostly dreamworld, spectral creatures plunge from the sky with long, wispy appendages that grasp onto the landscape. The Barcelona-based artist and illustrator (previously) disrupts otherwise peaceful photos with the massive forms that haunt …

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Spectacular Winners of the 2021 Drone Photography Contest Capture a Bird’s-Eye View of the World

 Photography #aerial #birds #contests #drones #landscapes #nature #volcanoes September 17, 2021 Grace Ebert “Pink-Footed Geese Meeting the Winter” by Terje Kolaas. All images courtesy of the 2021 Drone Photography Awards, shared with permission Following last year’s competition eclipsed by this serendipitous shot of a shark swimming in a heart-shaped school of fish, the 2021 …

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‘Fantastic Landscapes’ Surveys the Vivid Use of Color in Hokusai and Hiroshige’s Woodblock Prints

 Art History #art history #landscapes #printmaking #ukiyo-e #woodblock prints July 16, 2021 Grace Ebert Utagawa Hiroshige, “Yamashiro Province: The Togetsu Bridge in Mount Arashi (Yamashiro, Arashiyama Togetsukyo),” from the series Famous Places in the Sixty-Odd Provinces (Rokujuyoshu meisho zue), 1853 An exhibition opening this weekend at the Art Institute of Chicago plunges into the …

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An Otherworldly Animation Adventures Across Galactic Landscapes Recreated in Miniature

 Animation Photography #landscapes #miniature #short film #space #video July 13, 2021 Grace Ebert [embedded content] In the first two parts of his Miniature Landscape series, director and animator Clemens Wirth (previously) celebrates the vast, awe-inspiring terrain of the earth by adventuring through snowy caverns, across pebbled beaches, and to the green glow of the …

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Embroidered Landscapes Capture the Stillness of Pastoral Life through Dense Knots and Stitches

 Craft #embroidery #forests #landscapes #nature #trees July 9, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Katrin Vates, shared with permission French knots, chain stitches, and straight lines become peaceful countrysides and abandoned shacks overrun by moss and vines in Katrin Vates’s embroideries. Using bleached canvas as a base, Vates works with thread in natural color …

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