Classic Comic Illustrations by Shanghai Tango

Shanghai Tango is a mysterious comic illustrator whose real identity is still unknown. Despite his anonymity, his work has been going viral on the net. He draws minimalist black and white illustrations that are simply a delight to look at. His style is reminiscent of the old school cartoons that used to appear on Sunday […]

Quilled Paper Carpets by Lisa Nilsson

Quilling is a tedious artistic process where paper is meticulously rolled and arranged to create elaborate designs. Lisa Nilsson is a spectacular sculptor who specializes in this particular craft. She has more than just mastered the art of quilling, she excels in it. No one even comes close. She has already had several exhibitions of […]

Girl Power – Empowering Posters by Carol Rossetti

Society, as a whole is largely patriarchal with the power balance distinctly tilted towards the men. Brazilian artist Carol Rossetti wants to change all that with her powerful series ‘Women’. The series is aimed at women who are marginalized, ostracized, and ridiculed for their looks, life choices, and attitude. It touches on socially relevant issues […]

Enchanting Glow-in-the-Dark Bike Paths by Daan Roosegaarde

Daan Roosegaarde is the Dutch artist and innovator responsible for a this enchanting, solar-powered bike path in Brabant, Netherlands. The installation was inspired by none other than Van Gogh’s painting ‘Starry Night.’ Brabant, incidentally, is where the painter was born and raised. Daan’s environment-friendly bike path is around one kilometer long and studded with softly […]

Perspective – Clever 3D Illustrations by João Carvalho

It took me a good long while to figure out how João Carvalho made his awesome 3D drawings pop out. When I finally did, it was a eureka moment – followed by the realization that it shouldn’t have taken me as long as it did. Credit goes to João’s mind-bending skill in creating a forced […]

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

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 gallery looking […]

7 Amazing Smartphone Photography Tricks – by COOPH

Before I start, let me say that #7 blew our minds. Have you ever wanted to take really awesome pictures with your iPhone? Do you want to impress your friends and family on facebook or instagram with your cell phone photography “skills?” We found this video, put together by the guys at COOPH (Cooperative of […]

Liquid Glass – Sculptures by Ben Young

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 is building […]

Teasingly Twisted Animal Hybrids by Sarah DeRemer

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 access to […]

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

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 rendered models […]

Horrible Childhoods – Baby Terrors by Adam Solis

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 Alex created, […]

Unique Sand Art by Andrew Clemens

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 whole thing […]

Timeless Classics – Images by Eisen Bernardo

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 Picasso, Ingres, […]

Solar Paintings by Jordan Mang-osan

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 time into […]

This is What a $95,000,000 View Looks Like

You read that right. Ninety five. Million. Dollars. In other words, about 323 Ferrari’s. Construction just finished at 432 Park Avenue last month, marking it the tallest residential building in New York City and the rest of the Western Hemisphere. The luxury condo rises a majestic 1,396 feet, 34 feet taller than the One World […]

Anime Inspired Artwork by Wiktoria

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 few hair-raising […]