Working in a wood shop, we’re constantly attempting to push the limits of what can be done with simple materials. That’s why we were so blown away to discover Korean sculptor Jaehyo Lee’s incredible use of wood & nail to make his art. By bending and shaping each individual nail, Lee allows the manipulated metal [...]
Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner creates these eye-popping images by mixing water color with ferrofluid for this series aptly titled Millefiori, an Italian term meaning “thousand flowers”. If you’re like me, you’re probably not familiar with ferrofluid, but it’s pretty fascinating stuff for the artist & science geek alike. When placed under a magnetic field, this black liquid [...]
Artist Lorenzo Durán uses ancient Asian paper-cutting technique to create remarkable shapes and intricate patterns on tree leaves. Check out the full collection on his blog, Naturayarte, and get inspired to experiment with nature.
Shwood favorites AAN recently premiered a new song via amazing Portland-music-scene documentarians, Into the Woods. Check out the fun live performance that Into the Woods filmed in a bedroom filled with balloons and listen to the studio version below. And if you missed it before, AAN took us to one of their favorite Portland Spots.
John Kenn Mortensen uses common post-it notes as his canvas for creating otherworldly drawings. His works show an intriguing world inhabited by frightening monsters and surprisingly bold children. Make sure to check out his entire collection of drawings at johnkenn.blogspot.com. All images courtesy of John Kenn Mortensen.