Melbourne, Australia based visual artist Penny Byrne creates powerful political messages using vintage porcelain figurines and found objects. These darkly humorous figurines span a range of issue such as global politics, pop culture, and the environment. A well respected ceramics conservator, Byrnes meticulously forges her wonderfully twisted figurines with great precision.
Oh my gosh..
Tokyo-based knitter Hiroko creates all sorts of lovely knitwear, which you can see on her Flickr stream or Ravelry page, but our favorite pieces are the awesome hats she makes for her adorable dog Cochi. Over the last few years Cochi has been dressed as medusa, a bunny, a cow, a tiger and more. But most recently Cochi was transformed into a magical Unicorn.
Words of wisdom by Elle Lothlorien via KnitHacker: “Always be yourself. Unless you can be a unicorn. Then always be a unicorn.”
[via KnitHacker and KitCameo]
the inspiring workspaces of the famously creative
This isn’t one of our normal post but we couldn’t refuse. We found an article that showcased 40 inspiring workspaces of the famously creative. Here our some of our favorites.
Pablo Picasso, artist
E.B. White, writer
William de Kooning, artist
David Hockney, artist
Francis Bacon, artist
Mark Rothko, artist