Did you notice that some plastics are hard and others soft, such as cables which are soft and plastics cups which are hard.
The main reason is that plastics have a defined point of temperature. The properties of the material change depending on the temperature, if it is about or below this point. Continue reading
Keith Haynes creates an amazing artwork which is full of meanings and at the same time nostalgic. His work is also remarkable in the respect of his choice of materials: button badges, CDs or vinyl records.
Woolffgallery writes about him:
“Whether it’s a graphically iconic portrait or a meaningful song lyric, each piece is created from original vinyl records chosen to enhance the subject matter, Haynes considers the subject and the object to be of equal importance within his practice.”
His work seems interesting and below you can check some of it. I hope you will enjoy it!
Have you ever noticed how plastic furniture changes its colour when exposed to the sunlight? I am living in Spain, so I can observe this effect everyday. Continue reading
Why polyethylene is the most common plastic in the world?
Because the annual production of polyethylene is approximately 80 million tonnes per year, and this is a lot.
Another reason is that polyethylene has countless applications, Continue reading
One of the most interesting collage art I have seen recently is the one made by Tom Deininger. I truly admire it. Continue reading
Robert Bradford is a British artist, who prefers to use the materials with a history behind them. Continue reading
I’ve come across a Youtube documentary movie about the plastics and how they affect our environment.
The movie is worth watching and shows the sad truth about our plastic’s world, and also proposes the solution on how to improve the situation.
I hope you will enjoy it!
And remember, be reasonable with plastics!
Leo Sewell is an american artist who is developing his style over 50 years. He is working mostly with recyclable materials and his assemblages are presented in museums and private collection worldwide. Continue reading
The universal recycling symbol is the most popular in the world and is internationally recognizable. The symbol came from Möbius strip and exists in a lot of varieties. This symbol is in the public domain and it is not a trademark. Continue reading