Posts Tagged ‘art’

More Art, Less Craft

Today, let’s take a look at some of the phenomenal works that can be found on the More Art, Less Craft board.   These animal specimens by Deee are just incredible. They are constructed of paper, wax, and fibers. They almost look real, but have a mysterious, other world quality to them. This diorama of […]

Spotlight on: Art Shrines

Most of us are probably familiar with what a shrine is, but what about an art shrine? Art shrines are art tributes to a person, place, theme or idea. They’re usually three dimensional, but can also be flat. If you look in the Craftster tag cloud you’ll find shrine is pretty popular in these parts! […]

Spotlight On: Felting

Often find myself admiring the felted items on Craftster. Must admit though that I’ve never really checked how they were actually made. Now that I have, gotten a whole new appreciation for the art. Felting is one of the oldest forms of textile art, and there are two kinds; wet and dry. The difference is […]

CrafTATstic: Crafty Tattoos – Paint Stroke Tattoo

Breegy’s beautiful tattoo of paint strokes was inspired by the amazing tattoo artist Amanda Wachob. Sometimes it’s hard to translate painting to a tattoo but this one does it wonderfully! Do you have a crafty tattoo? Share it here at the following link and you may be featured on the blog! http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=334366.0

CrafTATstic: Crafty Tattoos – Starry Night

Art can be craft and it can also be a great source of crafty inspiration. Missmelmarie has been so inspired by Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night that she got this beautiful representation tattooed on her shoulder! But she isn’t the only one; thepunkyduckling also had Starry night tattooed on her calves! Do you have a […]

As Seen On TV: Ron Swanson Quote

The dearth of Ron Swanson related crafts on Craftster is basically unacceptable. I mean, who doesn’t want to express their love for this mustachioed, meat-eating, wood-working Libertarian? Although there aren’t many, I did thankfully find this great mixed media art by amberlybites! You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=412694.0 You can see tons more […]

April 11, 2013 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by rackycoo. We hope you enjoy them! Bathroom Redo – Wall WIN! by imtheasian1 Choose […]

As Seen on TV: Game of Thrones

Most melted crayon projects are so colorful that this one seems like a very stark contrast. (Get it? STARK contrast?) This great piece made by laurenashleyh with a red direwolf and “Winter is coming” written on it is called “House Stark”. You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=412873.0 You can see tons more great […]

August 22, 2012 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! Vasily Kandinsky’s "Joyous Ascent" 1923 (PIC HEAVY!) by […]

Craftster Quickies: How to Make Subway Art

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill teaches you how to make subway style art for Mother’s Day! With just some stickers, wood, and paint, you can make simple, meaningful statements and great pieces of art, too!

Craftster Crush: noooitaremybirthday

This month, our Craftster Crush is noooitaremybirthday! Not only is Nooo’s name hard to forget (except for the number of “o”‘s!), but her work is, too. Her drawing style and even her whole crafting style is fun, vibrant, and hard to overlook, as evidenced by her three Best of 2011 projects! Take a look at […]

November 23, 2011 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by rackycoo. We hope you enjoy them! Do Not Feed After Midnight! Gizmo Hoop by […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Homemade Watercolor Paints

Encourage your kid’s creativity with a home made watercolor paint set! Just a few simple ingredients and you’re on your way! Pair with a few brushes and a pad of paper for a wonderful gift set. You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=308064.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides […]

November 10th, 2010 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by jungrrl. We hope you enjoy them! My baby food jar light fixture by alphabits […]

As Seen On TV: Venture Brothers Dr. Girlfriend

I don’t get enough Venture Brothers in my life. I always seem to miss them when they’re on! I’ll have to get my fix with this awesome Dr. Girlfriend dot painting until I can get myself back on the Brothers bandwagon. Giddygirlie made this awesome artwork with acrylic paint, the back of a paintbrush, and […]