Possessing an artistic voice as unique as the times we live in, Sylvia Ji is at once contemplative, spiritual, enigmatic, and yet whimsically funny. Above all else, it is perhaps beauty that emerges as her defining characteristic, and her art reflects this: an extension of herself; a passionate appreciation of simple aesthetic pleasure fused with(…)
Day of the Dead
Mitzi (Her last name is pronounced sah-toe-view. It’s Japanese and Danish.) is a Colorado based artist, who is originally from Japan. Her artwork shows a clear and distinct influence of vintage shojo manga (少女漫画), tattoo art, and woodblock prints of her native country. Mitzi has been drawing from eary childhood, playing with crayons, watercolor, colored pencil,(…)
Artist Tsvetislava Koleva of Sofia, Bulgaria created these Day of the Dead sculptures with nothing but paper. I can only imagine the time and effort required in cutting some of those parts, such as the feathers. You can see more on her Facebook page or Instagram page.
From the artist’s blog: I call these Muertitas. These mixed media wall pieces explore my artistic influences and the cycles of nature. Birth, death, and rebirth are all fascinating concepts to me, and the art of the sugar skull is a perfect visual to help me express the joy of life and my respect of finality. They(…)