Google+

Wander Lord

Interesting on art, nature, people, history

Category Archive: Creativity

Yulia Brodskaya – Queen of quilling

Yulia Brodskaya - Queen of quilling

Yulia Brodskaya – Queen of quilling

Yulia Brodskaya is a talented paper artist and illustrator. She was born in 1983 in Moscow.
In her creativity the artist uses two simple materials – paper and glue to make three-dimensional paper artworks. In 2004, she moved to London to study graphic design.
In 2006 Yulia started working as a graphic designer and illustrator. However paper always held a special fascination for her. Now she draws with paper instead of on it. Brodskaya earned an international reputation for her unique style and innovative paper illustrations.
Creative review magazine named her ‘breakthrough star’ of the 2009.
More »

Wonderful dolls by Yulia Sochilina

Wonderful dolls by Yulia Sochilina

Wonderful dolls by Yulia Sochilina

Yulia Sochilina is a Russian artist and art doll master. She has many awards, the diploma “For the contribution to national culture”, medals of the Artists Union of Russia.
The master began to create dolls as a child. First she was fond of drawing paper dolls, and then made them of painted clay. Yulia graduated from the Abramtsevo Artistic and Industrial School (today College) named after Viktor Vasnetsov. Soon Sochilina understood that the creation of art dolls is just what she needed and really interested in.
Her dolls are mysterious, beautiful, and incredible. They are full of romantic femininity, tenderness, smooth lines, and remind us of Meissen porcelain. The dolls are made of wood – natural, warm and grateful material.
More »

Fabulous toys by Eugene Hontor

Fabulous toys by Eugene Hontor

Fabulous toys by Eugene Hontor

The Russian artist Eugene Hontor was born in Krasnodar in 1985. The peculiar representative of the modern naive art enjoys creating fantasy worlds, fantastic images and mythological animals, a variety of non-existent realities. My favorite theme is the fabulous animals.
His wonderful animals are made of velvet plastic. It is a modern material – air hardening polymer clay. After hardening it does not deform or change shape. It does not require baking and colors are easily mixed. Eugene began to work with velvet plastic in December 2006. He often uses wire, beads, stained glass paint, acrylic, watercolor and even colored pencils.
More »

Paper dresses by Asya Kozina

Paper art by Asya Kozina

Paper art by Asya Kozina

Asya Kozina was born on May 5, 1984 in Dnepropetrovsk. Now she lives and works in Russia. The artist creates paper dolls, dresses, clothes, shoes, toys, pictures. The girl was born into a family of artists and since childhood she was fascinated by cutting paper. At first she made just different unusual figures. Then she was engaged in dancing and decided to make it her profession. But because of the injury she had to leave dancing and paper art became very interesting to her. While studying at the university, she studied drawing, painting, sculpture, decorative arts, design, and more, but she finally understood that the paper became for her an inexhaustible source of creativity.
In 2007 she opened her first solo exhibition – White Passion. Since then, there have been many exhibitions and a new series, but work with the white paper became her trademark, and the only material she worked and do experiments with.
More »

Teresa Lim – Creative traveler

Teresa Lim - Creative traveler

Tokyo (left). Perth, Serpentine Falls (right)


Do you like travelling? I think you do. And I’m sure every time you are going to travel you take your camera to take unforgettable photos. You know, Teresa Lim is an unusual tourist. Instead of the camera she takes a needle and threads with her. Teresa embroiders pictures of interesting places. She didn’t want to be like the average tourist and therefore chose a very non-standard and unique way to preserve her travel memories. She makes embroidered miniature depicting landscapes and landmarks of the places she’s visited. To date, she has her own handmade souvenirs from Vietnam, Germany, Tokyo and Prague.
More »

Steampunk Sculptures by Lithuanian master

Steampunk Sculptures

Steampunk Sculptures by the Lithuanian master


Lithuanian wizard creates amazing Steampunk sculptures. Arturas Tamasauskas lives and works in Vilnius. He creates interesting animals and different things using various metal parts.
Arturas Tamasauskas says that his favorite sculptures are birds, because they are “very strange mechanisms”. I have a feeling that he can see the mechanisms in everything that surrounds him. He even created Steampunk radio.
At first glance his works may seem cold, but when we look at them carefully, we can see that they are based on a great idea.
In recent years Steampunk has become a craft and lifestyle movement. It sometimes associated with cyberpunk.
More »

Charming miniature creatures

Charming miniature creatures by Macy McKenny

Charming miniature creatures by Macy McKenny

Macy McKenny is an artist from Phoenix (USA) who creates amazing miniature sculptures of animals.
After receiving a graphic design degree the girl didn’t want to demonstrate the results of her work to others. But one day her friend began giving hints that it would be nice to change her attitude.
“And since then the desire to sculpt comes to me in the form of short flashes, I buy polymer clay and create without stopping,” says the artist. Now there are many people who eager to buy tiny creatures.
“I even didn’t think that someone might want to spend money on my sculptures,” – she says.
More »