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British Artist Creates A Sculpture To Highlight Our Obsession With Phones

As we are all too aware, the majority of our day is spent on our mobile phones looking at things that don’t really make us think about anything. It seems like we would rather spend time on our phones than talking to our loved ones. It is obvious that our obsession with technology is getting out of hand and it sometimes affects our relationship with our loved ones. This distance between people can often become an inspiration for modern artists. The Amsterdam Light Festival is one of the largest light festivals in Europe, hosted annually since 2012 During the winter period, artists from all over the world take part in the festival, creating unique light exhibitions that inspire and enlighten both its visitors and fellow artists. Gali May Lucas is a British artist and one of the participants of the festival. This year, together with sculptor Karoline Hinz , she created a series of statues, featuring people focused on their phones with warm light illuminating their

21 Ways To Do Art Therapy And Put Your Thoughts In Order

Sometimes, the solution to your problem just won’t come into your head, yet your thoughts are spinning at a 100 kilometres an hour, and you feel like your brain is going to explode. It’s times like this that you could do with trying some ’art therapy’ as promoted by Viktoria Nazarevich. At its most basic, the only preparation you need to carry out for this is to grab a pencil and a sheet of paper. Then, just start drawing. It doesn’t even matter what you draw. Within a certain amount of time, your thoughts will become more harmonious and you’ll calm down. To help you get started, here’s what to do if you’re feeling… Tired: draw flowers Angry: draw lines In pain: build a model Bored: colour in a sheet of paper in various colours Sad: paint a rainbow Scared: knit something Worried: make a doll Indignant: tear a piece of paper into small pieces and arrange it into a pattern Anxious: do some origami Tense: draw patterns Nostalgic: draw a maz

People Kept Asking This Artist To Draw Them For Free, So He Decided To Teach Them A Lesson

You don’t walk into a pizza place and demand a free meal because you’ve heard good things about it. And you certainly don’t storm into a football stadium demanding a free ticket because you’re a fan of the team. Then why would you contact an artist for a free drawing only because you’ve checked out his Instagram account? Well, maybe you wouldn’t but there are plenty of people who do. In fact, Jon Arton from Birmingham, England has received so many free drawing requests, he started trolling the ones that have the audacity to make them. “I’ve always drawn since I was a kid,” Jon told Bored Panda . “I love art and it’s all I’ve ever wanted to do.” The artist has been getting requests for free drawings since he was a kid, too. “I’d spend my time in class doodling insulting images of the teachers. It got me in trouble a few times but was worth it for making people laugh.” Surprisingly, even though Jon’s art career has progressed way beyond those offensive drawings, at