Unlikely – Hilariously Useless Objects by Giuseppe Colarusso

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 to the […]

Stony Secrets – Installations by Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl

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 the other […]

Zany Chalk Art by David Zinn

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 cracks on […]

Eye-Catching Conceptual Photography by Marcus Møller Bitsch

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 project this […]

Man Meets Woman – Minimalist Pictograms by Yang Liu

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 as gender stereotypes, […]

Famous Movie Titles, Minus A Letter – Illustrations by Austin Light

What started out as a gag sketch session on Reddit gave writer/illustrator/designer Austin Light some viral exposure, and also gave us at Pondly a good laugh. The first one is solid gold…or should we say, “Iron?” The idea was initially posted on Reddit, and encouraged participants to, “Pick a movie, remove one letter, give a […]

Fascinating Glass Sculptures by Dale Chihuly

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 glass factory […]

Visible Light – Images by Alexander Harding

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 seem so […]

Intricate Laser-cut Wood Sculptures by Martin Tomsky

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 different shades […]

Fuzzy Little Things – Adorable Animated Characters by Ronda

Ronda is a design and animation studio currently based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. They work hand in hand together with art directors, writers, photographers, illustrators, animators, and plastic artists to bring their adorable characters to life. They love creating characters with the same human foibles but with a little bit more fur. The fuzzy little […]

Gripping Pencil Illustrations by Dino Tomic

Dino Tomic is a multi-talented tattoo artist and illustrator who is currently based in Norway. When not occupied with creating art in skin, he makes them on paper. Skimming through his site, you get to learn that he’s relatively young (26 as of this writing) and extremely dedicated to his craft. Dino realized at an […]

Introspection – Dramatic Portraits by Roman Jehanno

Latence II is one of Roman Jehanno’s latest series. Each shot captures a moment of perfect stillness. Typically, the subject contemplates in the middle of a bleak and desolate backdrop. In an interview, Roman said: “One night I stopped myself on a crossroad and just froze in the perfect silence of the night. I think this is exactly […]

The World’s Smallest Canvas – Tiny Paintings by Mesut Kul

Mesut Kul is a Turkish painter who prefers to exercise his art in some of the world’s smallest canvasses. He paints on seeds, feathers, nuts, and even butterfly wings. After all, anyone can paint on a large canvas, but very few can do it on objects so small one would need a magnifying glass to appreciate […]

Fleeting Youth – Paintings and Sketches by Ivan Aflifan

Ivan Aflifan is a Russian Painter and illustrator who’s currently based in Canada. His growing acclaim may be attributed to the fact that his work is excellent without succumbing to the mainstream expectations.When asked about his artistic process, he said: “Art is beyond an image of perception and creativity. Art is part of the past, […]

Quilled – Paper Art by Yulia Brodskaya

The paper art of qiulling  involves rolling and bending strips of paper and gluing their sides to a surface to create a design. Moscow-born artist Yulia Brodskaya has taken quilled paper craft to the next level with an explosion of color and detail. She first worked as a graphic designer and illustrator, then made the switch to […]

Exquisite Mushroom Photography by Vyacheslav Mishchenko

Vyacheslav Mishchenko is an avid mushroom photographer. Her passion for both mushrooms and photography was inspired by her father, also an avid mushroom hunter. She gets up at the crack of dawn to capture these exquisite images under the soft light of dawn. She calls the mushrooms Little Heroes and compares them to aliens from other […]

Judging a Book by Its Cover – Composite Images by Joel Parés

Joel Parés is a former US Marine who used to shoot people with a rifle. These days, he shoots them with a camera. During his travels as a Marine, he cultivated his passion and skills in photography. He is the photographer behind this eye-opening series which highlights the hard-wired prejudices that we have. We tend to […]

Stunning Vistas – Aerial Photographs by Sarah Martinet

Sarah Martinet’s aerial pictures of Iceland will have most netizens screaming “FAAAKE!”. They look like something our of a Tolkien or George R. R. Martin novel. Sweeping vistas of seemingly untouched land dotted here and there by snow and crisscrossed by brilliantly blue rivers and streams. One can almost imagine the battle for middle Earth happening right […]

Yoga Joes by Dan Abramson

Dan Abramson is a devoted yoga practitioner. He is also the creative mind behind Yoga Joes. He took the ubiquitous green plastic soldiers and gave each of them a distinctive yoga pose, something I don’t think anyone else has ever thought of doing before. I mean, really, military figures and yoga. He said: “I made Yoga […]

Union – Creative Furniture Design by Hilla Shamia

Hilla Shamia is an extremely creative product designer who has found a novel way to ‘marry’ wood with metal to create sleek and stylish tables and benches. The process involves pouring molten aluminum into the irregularly shaped piece of wood and molding it to the desired shape. The process leaves the wood a bit charred […]

Artistically Appetizing Breakfasts

Attempts to nail down the creator of these appetizingly artistic pancakes have failed, but for all his anonymity, his talent is self-evident. Imagine waking up to a breakfast of fantastically rendered pancakes before school. Breakfast of champions indeed. These images were uploaded by user ptgkbgte in Reddit and has since gone viral all over the […]

Impossible Imaginings – Digital Paintings by Gediminas Pranckevicius

Gediminas Pranckevicius is in possession of one of the most imaginative minds in the field of conceptual illustrations. His digital paintings are rich in detail and impossible juxtapositions of haphazard architecture, landscapes, and imaginary creatures. Gediminas was born in Lithuania where he first learned to exercise his creativity while creating frescoes. He currently freelances as […]