24-year-old Colombian artist Diana Beltran Herrera has created a series of vibrantly colored feathered friends. Trained in industrial design, she has created an ever growing collection of imaginary and actual species of birds. Now this hobby has become a full-time project for her.
The art of Theru Koothu is handed down from one generation to the next. The performers hail from poor down trodden families of the lower echelon of society. They know no other trade. Theru Koothu is now virtually a dying art – dying because of the popularity of cinema, dying for want of patronage.
Not only species of animals are vanishing from the face of our earth, forms of folk art too; and many are no more a part of the ethnic tradition of the people in most regions of this world. The present generation is not even aware that those forms of folk art did exist. One such ethnic folk art indigenous to India is the Street Play. It is now virtually a dying art – dying because of the popularity of cinema, dying for want of patronage. In Tamilnadu, we call this folk art “Theru Koothu.“
In this collection of Most Beautiful Fantasy Women Illustrations By Timothy Lantz you’ll find hand drawn/hand painted elements mixed with digital photography, objects and photo textures combined into a unified image through the magic of photoshop, painter and illustrator.
Charcoal has been used for drawing since prehistoric times when pieces of charred wood would have been used. Today, charcoal sticks are made from kiln-fired willow twigs, and come in a variety of widths and hardnesses. Charcoal pencils are made of compressed charcoal, and lose some of the qualities of natural charcoal in the process.