Long before the invention of Photoshop, artists were creating trippy fake images. The techniques used to create these images include multiple exposure on a single negative, and printing a single print from multiple negatives. In the 1960s, Jerry Uelsmann revolutionized the art of photography by manually blending negatives in the dark room to produce surreal landscapes.
Hina Aoyama brings paper-cut art to a whole new level by achieving an incredible level of detailed using only scissors. According to the artist herself, the creation of one job can take several hours to a whole week of hard work. Hina tries to mix different techniques to produce her own style in the genre of paper art. And it looks like she already did it.
“The Tree Project” is an ongoing art project since 2006 inspired by the beauty and the decay of nature and created by German artists duo Zonenkinder.
By painting eyes, faces and grimaces on the trees, by ornamenting and dressing them we emphasize our close and unique connection with nature. Thereby reflecting that trees are exceptional and beautiful living individuals. This stands in contrast to the often destructive and indifferent interaction with the environment of mankind. Please note that we take environmental issues serious: for all tree-paintings shown here we use natural and biodegradable colors that will fade away after a while.