Art & Craft Videos
Works of Art from Artists & Craftsmen
This Copper Bike is a Work of Art
This motorcycle was designed by artist Mario Trimarchi using real copper. It's designed to slowly patina over time changing it's color making it an ever evolving work of art.
Banksy's Self Shredding Artwork
Notorious artist Banksy decided to have some fun and create a piece of art that self destructed after being bought at auction. The video shows how the contraption was built into the frame and moment it was triggered.
Why is Jackson Pollock Famous?
Jackson Pollock's painting are some of the world's most famous selling for millions but why? Are the random splashes of paint dribbled across a canvas really considered art?
Saving a Damaged Michelangelo Drawing
See how art conservator Marjorie Shelley applies her magic to save an old drawing by Michelangelo. Watch as Marjorie takes you through the process of saving a architectural drawing that has survived hundreds of years.
How Mexican Pinas Pottery is Made
See how Mexican piñas pottery is made by families using local clay sourced from nearby mountains. The intricately designed creations are called piñas artesanales or handmade pineapples.
Carving Cthulhu Into a Watermelon
Cthulhu must be one of the worst fear inducing terrors ever dreamt up so why not carve it into a watermelon. This incredible time lapse captures the entire process from start to finish.
Carving Lipstick Into Tiny Sculptures
See how makeup artist Theresa Nakhoul turns everyday Lipstick into incredible tiny works of art. Her sculptures include everything from famous replicas to Halloween inspired works.
The Biggest Art Heist in History
Take a look at how the biggest art heist in history was carried out by two men. The two managed to steal $500million worth of art in around 81 minutes and were never caught and the art never recovered.
Restoring Damaged Works of Art
See how art conservator Julian Baumgartner restores damaged paintings through hours of tedious, hard work. The process requires both modern technology and ancient techniques to restore the works to their original glory.
Tattoos Made with ASCII Art
ASCII Art is popular in the world of computers using characters to design. But this tattoo artist thinks they make for great skin art using the popular style in his work.
Street Art Designed for the Blind
Street art is famous for it's bright, colourful designs but what if you're blind? In Santiago, Chile artists are creating tactile designs to let blind people feel their creations.
Making Art in Japan with a Single Stroke
When you think of great artworks you probably imagine time spent on details with millions of tiny, delicate brush strokes. But in Japan a lot can be made from a single brush stroke.
A Simple Paint Trick Every Artist Should Know
Artist Farzana Syed found a clever way to play with paints using a common kitchen tool. Watch as a simple sink strainer is used to create gorgeous patterns with paint.
Turning the Humble Banana Into a Canvas
Most people don't think much of bananas but artist Stephan Brusche has turned the popular yellow fruit into his canvas with creations made from the entire fruit.
Creating Cat Heads Out of Felt
Watch as Japanese artist Wakuneco creates these realistic looking cat heads using felting techniques. The process requires incredible precision but the end results are stunning.