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Paintings of Seeds
 
A small sampling of painters who have been inspired by seeds...
Seeds
 
The intricacy and diversity of the seed.
Chinese Garbage
 
Yao Lu an emerging Chinese artist digitally reworks photos of garbage into traditional Chinese landscape paintings.
The Art of Firewood
 
Inspiration for logs and firewood.
Button Art
 
There must be millions of small boxes and bottles of buttons tucked away in people's dresser drawers throughout the world...
Cork Art
 
Innovative use of sustainable, recyclable cork.
Netherlandish Redo
 
Updating the Dutch/Flemish portrait with modern disposables...
Chicken Wire Sculptures
 
Artists around the world are finding chicken wire and wire mesh an exciting medium to sculpt with.
Barbed Wire and Wire Sculptures
 
Wire sculpture inspiration. Large scale works incorporate metal waste within the wire wrapped sculptures.
Telephone Wire
 
Inside a thick insulating sleeve are 50 PVC-coated easily bendable, copper wires in all different colors. Keep the PVC out of landfills by turning it into art.
Circuit Board Art
 
Hidden from view for years, circuitry was only for function, covered with components and buried within a machine. Until artists started seeing circuitry's unique beauty.
Willow Sculpture
 
Weaving art with willow branches.
Alexandre Farto
 
Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto, (aka Vhils) deconstructs building's walls using chisels, drills, jackhammers and small explosives to produce his large-scale wall murals. Farto exposes layers of history through the destruction of selective pieces of wall and billboard.
Driftwood and Scrap Wood Sculptures
 
Recycled wood sculptures by Andries Botha, Deborah Butterfield, Heather Jansch and more...
Fibonacci in Nature
 
The fibonacci spiral is a path of least resistance.
Ilana Shafir
 
Mosaic inspiration inspired by nature.
Ant Photography
 
Mr. Pavlov sets up the props, the ants happily play with them.
Terraced Farms
 
Although a great deal of labor to create, many of these terraces have been in use for over a thousand years.
Arthur Rackham Illustrations
 
Hugh Comstock was very familiar with Rackham's illustrations and when his wife asked him to build her a showroom for her handmade rag dolls “Otsy-Totsys”, the first time builder looked to Arthur Rackman's illustrations and built his wife a Rackham-inspired cottage called Hansel.
Succulent Inspiration
 
Just a spritz of water here and there...
 
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Moss Art



moss sculpture


Mud Maiden
Lost Gardens of Heligan, Cornall, England
www.heligan.com




moss sculpture


Mud Maiden
Lost Gardens of Heligan, Cornall, England.
www.heligan.com




moss sculpture


The Giant's Head
Lost Gardens of Heligan.
By Susan & Pete Hill.
www.heligan.com




moss sculpture


Mud Maiden (a newer sister to above)
By Susan & Pete Hill - Private Collection.
www.flixya.com





moss sculpture


Eve   by Susan & Pete Hill
Eden Project, Cornwall. Flickr photo by Patricia Hamilton.
www.eden-project.co.uk   




moss car


Eve's Car
Photo: www.2012forum.com





moss graffiti


Moss Graffiti  -  see recipe below.
By Helen Nodding aka Ladybird
Currently represented by Studio Caparelli, London.
www.storiesfromspace.co.uk





moss sculpture


Moss Spider
By Helen Nodding aka Ladybird
Currently represented by Studio Caparelli, London.
www.storiesfromspace.co.uk





moss sculpture


Moss Hideaway
By Helen Nodding aka Ladybird
Currently represented by Studio Caparelli, London.
www.storiesfromspace.co.uk





moss sculpture


"One of the Moss bros fishing?"
Presumably the arrangement didn't suit the other. Dunkeld House, Perthshire.
Photo: Simon Johnston  www.geograph.org.uk

 




moss sculpture

 

Moss on Ceramic
By Mineo Mizuno
Born 1944, Gifu Prefecture, Japan
Lives/works in Los Angeles since 1964.
www.mineomizuno.com





moss sculpture


Moss on Ceramic
By Mineo Mizuno
Born 1944, Gifu Prefecture, Japan
Lives/works in Los Angeles since 1964.
www.mineomizuno.com





moss sculpture


Moss Guardians by William Ricketts
environmentalgraffiti.com





moss sculpture


Moss & Rock Arangement
By Sally J. Smith   www.greenspiritarts.com
Photo: www.ridingwiththetopdown.blogspot.com





moss garden


Bright Moss Door
By Sally J. Smith   www.greenspiritarts.com





moss sculpture


Moss Faerie House
By Sally J. Smith of Lake Champlain, NY.
www.greenspiritarts.com





moss wall


Moss Your City
project by Norwegian design studio PUSHAK was installed during the London Festival of Architecture. www.homedesignart.com





moss wall


Moss Your City
project by Norwegian design studio PUSHAK was installed during the London Festival of Architecture. www.homedesignart.com





moss carpet


Terramac Moss Carpet
Unika Ltd’s Terramac® is made of biodegradable plant biomass that is combined
with resin to create a fabric which works as a kind of planter box, allowing you to
lay it down and grow mosses and small plants indoors as a living carpet.
Photo: www.interiordesign.net     www.unitika.co.jp





moss carpet



Moss Carpet
Moss garden by Makoto Azuma.
On a Terramac planter.
www.unitika.co.jp




moss garden


Moss Urn
by Mark Kintzel
markkintzel.wordpress.com




moss bench


Moss covered seating
Bomarzo, Italy
Photo: www.planetware.com




moss couch


Moss Couch
My Big Backyard
Memphis, TN.
www.ilovememphisblog.com







moss chair


Sedum Chair
Debra Prinzing
www.debraprinzing.com





moss chair


Moss Chair
By Kyle Schuneman
How to: www.casasugar.com




moss chair


Moss Acres
Is a seller/gardener of moss in NE Pennsylvania.
www.mossacres.com





moss wall


Midori no Tobira (Green Door)
Chelsea Flower Show 2008.
Designer: Kazuyuki Ishihara
Photo: www.greenroofs.com





moss furniture


Midori no Tobira Greenroof
Inside view - note the table base.
Designer: Kazuyuki Ishihara
Photo: www.greenroofs.com





moss wall


Moss Enclosure
Moss Acres - Moss extraordinaires!
www.mossacres.com




moss graffiti


Moss Graffiti
2008, Dumbo, Brooklyn. By Artist Edina Tokodi.
www.mosstika.com





moss bathmat


Moss Bathmat
By Nguyen La Chanh of Switzerland.
www.yankodesign.com





moss table


Dried Moss Table
With glass top = no maintenance.
Ayodhya Furniture Thailand.
www.ayodhyatrade.com





moss wall art


Hokkaido Sanyu's Miino Brand -
'River Re Wall' looks like a miniature zen garden hung on the wall. Behind the moss-covered wall panel is an irrigation system that generates a quiet, trickling sound of water. Expensive!  Photo: CScoutJapan.com www.japantrends.com





moss carpet


Annie's Moss Garden
Mountain Moss Enterprises - See lots more photos of moss gardens here!
www.mountainmoss.com





moss carpet


Majestic Wonders of the Northwest
www.majesticwonders.tumblr.com



moss garden


Moss Garden
jar-of-elixir.tumblr.com


Moss stairway


Moss Stairway...
www.mossacres.com



moss sculpture


Moss Sphere
Roger Williams University, Rhode Island.
The design of the 10 foot diameter sphere involved constructing a wood skeletal structure, stretching canvas, painting and applying moss.
www.rwu.edu





Helen Nodding's
Moss Gaffiti Recipe

www.storiesfromspace.co.uk

(enough to create several small pieces or 1 large piece of graffiti)

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1 can of beer  (others use yogurt or buttermilk)
1/2 teaspoon sugar
Several clumps garden moss

You will also need a plastic container (with lid),
a blender and a paintbrush
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To begin the recipe, first of all gather together several clumps of moss (moss can usually be found in moist, shady places) and crumble them into a blender. Then add the beer and sugar and blend just long enough to create a smooth, creamy consistency. Now pour the mixture into a plastic container.

Find a suitable damp and shady wall on to which you can apply your moss milkshake. Paint your chosen design onto the wall (either free-hand or using a stencil). If possible try to return to the area over the following weeks to ensure that the mixture is kept moist. Soon the bits of blended moss should begin to re-couperate into a whole rooted plant – maintaining your chosen design before eventually colonising the whole area. www.storiesfromspace.co.uk

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Popular Mechanics Illustrated Step by Step Moss Paint Instructions: www.popularmechanics.com

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For more Green Wall Inspiration see:  www.inspirationgreen.com/the-green-wall




 

 

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Green Art Blog Additional Posts
Showing 21 - 40 of 92 Articles
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Paintings of Seeds
 
A small sampling of painters who have been inspired by seeds...
Seeds
 
The intricacy and diversity of the seed.
Chinese Garbage
 
Yao Lu an emerging Chinese artist digitally reworks photos of garbage into traditional Chinese landscape paintings.
The Art of Firewood
 
Inspiration for logs and firewood.
Button Art
 
There must be millions of small boxes and bottles of buttons tucked away in people's dresser drawers throughout the world...
Cork Art
 
Innovative use of sustainable, recyclable cork.
Netherlandish Redo
 
Updating the Dutch/Flemish portrait with modern disposables...
Chicken Wire Sculptures
 
Artists around the world are finding chicken wire and wire mesh an exciting medium to sculpt with.
Barbed Wire and Wire Sculptures
 
Wire sculpture inspiration. Large scale works incorporate metal waste within the wire wrapped sculptures.
Telephone Wire
 
Inside a thick insulating sleeve are 50 PVC-coated easily bendable, copper wires in all different colors. Keep the PVC out of landfills by turning it into art.
Circuit Board Art
 
Hidden from view for years, circuitry was only for function, covered with components and buried within a machine. Until artists started seeing circuitry's unique beauty.
Willow Sculpture
 
Weaving art with willow branches.
Alexandre Farto
 
Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto, (aka Vhils) deconstructs building's walls using chisels, drills, jackhammers and small explosives to produce his large-scale wall murals. Farto exposes layers of history through the destruction of selective pieces of wall and billboard.
Driftwood and Scrap Wood Sculptures
 
Recycled wood sculptures by Andries Botha, Deborah Butterfield, Heather Jansch and more...
Fibonacci in Nature
 
The fibonacci spiral is a path of least resistance.
Ilana Shafir
 
Mosaic inspiration inspired by nature.
Ant Photography
 
Mr. Pavlov sets up the props, the ants happily play with them.
Terraced Farms
 
Although a great deal of labor to create, many of these terraces have been in use for over a thousand years.
Arthur Rackham Illustrations
 
Hugh Comstock was very familiar with Rackham's illustrations and when his wife asked him to build her a showroom for her handmade rag dolls “Otsy-Totsys”, the first time builder looked to Arthur Rackman's illustrations and built his wife a Rackham-inspired cottage called Hansel.
Succulent Inspiration
 
Just a spritz of water here and there...
 
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