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Stormtrooper’s Day Off – Funny Shots by Zahir Batin

Pin It Zahir Batin is the uber-taleted artist behind these adorable recreations of the Star Wars world. He uses miniature action figures, paper art, strings, twigs, wires, Photoshop, and his considerable imagination to give a glimpse of what stormtroopers do in their off hours. Most of his scenes are pretty funny, some are action-filled, and […]

Facescapes – Photography by Juan Sánchez Castillo

Pin It “Making It Up” is a rather unusual series by Spanish photographer Juan Sánchez Castillo. He turned his subjects faces into landscapes upon which miniature people sledded, mowed, painted, and rappelled. Juan’s creative compositions often feature facial manipulations of the model’s face. In one of his other series, his subject has what appears to […]

Mist and Shadows – Ethereal Black and White Images by Darren Moore

Pin It Darren Moore is a self-taught photographer who loves capturing stark black and white images using daytime long exposure. The method involves placing special neutral density filters to the camera lens to reduce the amount of light entering the lens. This allows the shutter to remain open for quite a long time, anywhere from […]

Hard Core Leather Etchings by Mark Evans

Pin It Mark Evans grew up on a farm in the Welsh mountains. He was an outdoorsy type of kid who would rather cliff dive, rock-climb, and generally wander around in the woods. He was seven when his love affair with knives got started after his grandfather gave him his first knife. His involvement with […]

Cool Tattoo Designs by Jan Mráz

Pin It Jan Mráz is an up and coming tattoo artist whose designs are slowly becoming a sensation over the internet. He produces striking images by combining watercolor-like impressions, sharp lines, and pointillistic shading. He currently work over at Bobek Tattoo, a rather popular ink parlor in Prague. Jan’s designs have been ingrained in people’s […]

Cockerel – Animal Photography by Ernest Goh

Pin It Chickens are thought of, at best, as a delicious main course, seldom as a pet, and rarely as things of beauty. Ernest Goh, a visual artist and photographer, has captured a series of images to change that perception. Ayam Seramas is a type of chicken breed created specifically for beauty. They even have […]

See Urchins – Colored Pencil Sulptures by Jennifer Maestre

Pin It Jennifer Maestre has always been fascinated by the paradox posed by sea urchins. The beauty of its spines and the clear warning of danger that they represent. Each of Jennifer’s sea urchin-inspired sculptures took hours of painstaking work. She takes hundreds of pencils, cuts them to size, sharpens one end of each bit, […]

Hyperrealistic Pencil Drawings by Jose Vergara

Pin It Jose Vergara is a 19-year-old Texan whose hyper-realistic pencil drawings of the human eye has caught the attention of art overs everywhere. While they may not be mistaken for actual eyes, or even photographs of eyes, Jose’s drawings are incredibly detailed. Eyes are not the only thing he draws, he has also drawn […]

Disaster-Proof – Digital Photo Manipulations by Dionisio González

Pin It Contemporary artist Dionisio González created these ‘disaster-proof’ dwellings through the magic of photo manipulation. The series, entitled ‘Dauphin Island’, was inspired by the ability of Dauphin Island residents to bounce back after repeated devastation by hurricanes, Dionisio designed these realistic-looking mini fortresses that could allegedly withstand all kinds of natural disasters. These buildings, […]

A Woodland Meeting – Imaginative Digital Paintings by Siddhartha

Pin It   Siddhartha also goes by the name theSong on deviantART where he poses all of his work. This Spanish digital artist is slowly getting worldwide attention for the amazing composition of his work. They have a dream-like quality to them which manages to strike a nerve with the viewer. A good example of […]

Creepers – Ceramic Sculptures by Jess Riva Cooper

Pin It Jess Riva Cooper obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. She also has a Master’s degree in Fine Arts specializing in Ceramics from the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design. As a Canadian Jew of eastern European descent, she loves to integrate the foundation myths […]

Uncommon Moments – Urban Photography by Christian Cannon

Pin It Christian Cannon, also known as @seacanon, is a photographer, adventurer, and explorer. His photos give the viewer a different, more beguiling perspective from which to look at the world. Christian’s signature is the free-spirited feel of his images. He said: “My goal is take photos that allow for others to see the world […]

Where the Wild Things Are and Other Illustrations by Isaac Orloff

Pin It Isaac Orloff is a freelance illustrator who works primarily animation. He’s a rather well-sought after visual development artist in San Francisco. Aside from illustration, Isaac also loves doing a bit of T-shirt design. The untold story in each of images is what makes his work stand out. A cluttered hallway, a boy-turned-wild-thing roasting […]

Amazing Digital Matte Paintings by John Wallin Liberto

Pin It John Wallin Liberto is a Senior Concept Artist at 343 Industries in Washington. He is still relatively new in the industry but he has already worked in some of the biggest games and movies, notable the Halo franchise, Harry Potter, and Alien vs Predator. He was also responsible for the artistic concept behind […]

Wrapped – Sculptures by Seung Mo Park

Pin It Seung Mo Park is a South Korean sculptor whose unique sculptures are made from shiny aluminium wire tightly wrapped in layers around a fiberglass base. He has travelled all over the world to showcase his work in both solo and group exhibitions. What’s impressive about his work is that wrapping wire is easier […]

Unique Macro Shots by Stephane Occhipinti

Pin It Stephane Occhipinti steps out of the box with his impressive portfolio of macro shots incorporating the Bokeh effect. Bokeh is defined as “the way the lens renders out-of-focus points of light”. It is basically the aesthetic quality of the blur in the out-of focus area of an image. Utilized correctly, it greatly enhances […]

Thought Provoking Photography by Tyler Shields

Pin It Tyler Shields is a triple threat; he’s a writer, film director, and awesome photographer. His passion is in creating images that will ultimately make people ‘feel something’. In this series, the viewer is presented with rather shocking images where “somebody looks like they’re about to die, and sometimes somebody looks like they’re about […]

Bee-Assisted Sculptures by Aganetha Dyck

Pin It Aganetha Dyck is a Canadian artist who has a long-standing interest in bees. She has even conducted a research on the global ramifications of the disappearance of bees due to the colony collapse disorder. Through the years, Aganetha has created numerous bee-assisted sculptures using specially designed apiaries and figurines, sports equipment, shoes, and […]

Floral Field Guide – Drawings by Noel Badges Pugh

Pin It Noel Badges Pugh is an artist and scientific illustrator with a knack for accurately drawing various flora and fauna.His work is reminiscent of the old school illustrations found in old textbooks. One of his more recent series is a field guide on different kinds of bees and wild flowers. What makes his work […]

Light as a Feather – Paper Sculptures by Diana Beltran Herrera

Pin It Diana Beltran Herrera has studied design, experimental painting, and ceramic sculpture. She is originally from Colombia but moved to Finland, and then Bristol for her art studies. Her most recent series feature birds made out of carefully cut and arranged pieces of paper. Some of Diana’s subjects are caught in mid-flight while others […]

Before They Pass Away – Feature Photography by Jimmy Nelson

Pin It Jimmy Nelson is a professional photographer who first gained international acclaim when he published his unique visual diary of his travels in Tibet. He has since delved into the world of commercial advertising and photography. His most recent success came on the heels of his series entitled “Before They Pass Away”, a photographic […]

Inked Fauna – Art by Alice Macarova

Pin It Alice Macarovais a budding young artist from St. Petersburg, Germany.She specializes in elaborate ink and watercolour art which usually features animals. One of her most recent work is a pack of playful fox cubs framed in stylized vegetation. She was first brought to the attention of the online community by a friend of […]