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Wired – Majestic Wire Sculptures by Clive Maddison

Clive Maddison is not just a talented sculptor, he’s also an author. His ongoing series of wire sculptures is actually a homage to the vast diversity of the natural world. Clive creates wire tree sculptures from a single, long strand of silver wire. He doesn’t solder or glue anything together. He makes each piece by […]

Flowers in Potholes – Colorful Tile Mosaics by Jim Bachor

Potholes are the bane of motorists and commuters everywhere. Jim Bachor decided to hit two birds with one stone by filling those potholes in with colorful tile mosaics. His project not only prettifies the streets, it makes for smoother rides, too. It looks like Jim has his work cut out for him in Chicago where […]

Wooden Metros – Sculptures by James McNabb

James McNabb used to be a furniture maker, until he discovered that it was way more fun to make art. His work has been described by some as ‘sketching with a band saw’ which, when you look at his work, is not entirely untrue. James’ preferred medium is wood, and he uses different types in […]

Honest Selfies – Photography by Iiu Susiraja

Selfies used to be something only rich and beautiful people did. With the advent of cheap camera phones and social media, selfies started cropping up all over. Selfies allow you to pretend to the world that you’re happier, richer, wackier, cooler, and way more beautiful than you really are – and the rest of the […]

Sooty Images – Paintings by Steven Spazuk

Pin It Steven Spazuk is a Canadian artist who has spent the last fourteen years developing and perfecting his techniques. He uses a rather tricky medium that not many other artists would even consider using. You see, Steven uses soot to paint. His inspiration came from a dream of his where he was in a […]

Liquid Glass – Sculptures by Ben Young

Pin It Ben Young is a young, self-taught artist currently based in Sydney. He is the artist behind these realistic looking concrete and glass sculptures. Ben was born in New Zealand and raised in Maihi Beach. His proximity to the ocean while growing up has profoundly affected his inclinations as an artist. His day job […]

Teasingly Twisted Animal Hybrids by Sarah DeRemer

Pin It Sarah DeRemer’s PETA-approved animal manipulations would have probably been Dr. Moreau’s dream come true. Sarah is a California-based artist who has been working with animals for ten years. She studied Studio Art at UC Davis and has since moved to Korea to teach English. Being in Korea meant that she no longer had […]

Awesome Do-It-Yourself 3D Paper Animals by Wolfram Kampffmeyer

Pin It Wolfram Kampffmeyer is a talented German artist who is the creative force behind these awesome three dimensional paper sculptures. The animals come in soft pastel colors and look like badly rendered computer generated images. What’s mind-blowing is that they’re not. They’re real, tangible, hand-made sculptures made out of paper. Their resemblance to computer […]

Horrible Childhoods – Baby Terrors by Adam Solis

Pin It This article would’ve been perfect around Halloween time but gut-wrenching fear isn’t seasonal. In an attempt to tone down the horrific aspects of our all-time favorite monster/ghost/serial killer, illustrator Alex Solis decided to draw them as babies. Horrifying, pants-shittingly scary babies with barely-concealed murderous intent. To be fair to the little monsters that […]

Unique Sand Art by Andrew Clemens

Pin It Andrew Clemens is an Iowa-born artist who died 120 years ago. That’s a small sample of his work above, and no, it’s not Photoshop. The images inside the glass was created by carefully pouring colored sand into the glass in layers. Spill some the wrong way and you’ll have to pour out the […]

Timeless Classics – Images by Eisen Bernardo

Pin It Eisen Bernardo is a Filipino children’s book illustrator and graphic designer. He is the artist behind the viral  images of modern magazine covers juxtaposed into classical paintings. The series is called “Mag + Art”. I love the way that each image fits perfectly, and sometimes seamlessly, into the scene. The series is where […]

Solar Paintings by Jordan Mang-osan

Pin It Remember when you were a kid and you used to go out on a sunny day with a magnifying glass in hand to burn your way into whatever was available (ants, dried leaves, the ends of you sister’s pigtails)? Well, Filipino artist Jordan Mang-osan has turned the destructive power of the childhood past […]

Anime Inspired Artwork by Wiktoria

Pin It One can’t help but detect the not-so-subtle influence of anime in the work of Polish artist Wiktoria. All of her characters are warm, playful, and undoubtedly original. They’re also set in a vibrantly colorful and well-detailed background that draws the viewer’s eye. A closer look at the details will give the viewer a […]

Unlikely – Hilariously Useless Objects by Giuseppe Colarusso

Pin It Giuseppe Colarusso ius the artist responsible for the square-shaped rolling pin that you see up there. It’s just one of the hilariously useless objects that he has created for his series ‘Unlikely’. In some of the images, the catch isn’t immediately obvious and it’ll take a while for the viewer to catch on […]

Stony Secrets – Installations by Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl

Pin It These harmonious stone installations are the work of Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl. Andreas is the one who works with the stones. He has been handling them for the past twenty years. Tha fact that he grew up near a stone quarry probably had something to do with his affinity for stones. Naomi, on […]

Zany Chalk Art by David Zinn

Pin It David Zinn has been featured in Pondly before but we just can’t get enough of his zany chalk art. This time, we’ve featured a number of his most recent work that has cropped up all over Ann Arbor, Michigan. David draws his characters on the spot, using found objects, street fixtures, and even random […]

Eye-Catching Conceptual Photography by Marcus Møller Bitsch

Pin It Marcus Møller Bitsch is a self-taught photographer who was born and raised in Denmark. He grew up close to nature which gave him an insatiable curiosity for life and a thriving imagination. He took up photography three years ago when a knee injury sidelined him from water sports. Marcus finished the 365 days […]

Man Meets Woman – Minimalist Pictograms by Yang Liu

Pin It In Yang Liu’s series Man Meets Woman, she created a number of pictograms highlighting the different gender stereotypes and misconceptions. The men’s side is green and the women’s side is in hot pink. The illustrations are accompanied by a one-liner description. I love how the series playfully addresses society’s expectations on modern-day issues such […]

Fascinating Glass Sculptures by Dale Chihuly

Pin It Dale Chihuly is the artist behind these unique and colorful glass sculptures. He studied interior design at the University of Washington. It was then that he was introduced into glass making. After graduating in 1965, he enrolled at the University of Wisconsin in the first ever glass program in the country. He went to work in a […]

Visible Light – Images by Alexander Harding

Pin It Alexander Harding is a Connecticut-based photographer who has been capturing these beautiful shots of natural light pouring through windows. The series, called Visible Light, highlight the dense, ethereal rays of sunshine as it comes in through windows and makes wooden tables seem to glow. In some of his shots, the beams of light […]

Intricate Laser-cut Wood Sculptures by Martin Tomsky

Pin It Martin Tomsky is a very gifted freelance graphic artist and illustrator. Both of these talents translate well when applied to the art of wood carving. Martin’s creations range from tiny wooden pendants to ambitious, custom-made jobs that cost thousands of dollars. Each of his pieces are made of layers of precision-cut wood of […]