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 […]

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 […]