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 […]

Extraordinary Leaf Art by Omid Asadi

Paper cut-outs seem to be in vogue these days. Artist Omid Asadi chose a very different medium to cut-up. Omid workds with fallen leaves and turns them into small pieces of biodegradable fine art. He uses a very sharp craft knife and a needle to achieve his goal of turning dried up old leaves into […]

Overlook – Intricate Woodcut by Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth

Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth are the dual artistic forces behind the Tugboat print shop. They have been making a fair number of limited edition woodcut prints for the past couple of years. Their latest creation is a 28” by 46” masterpiece which took them around two years to design, carve, and finish. “Overlook” is […]

A Hundred Thousand Tries – Smoke Photography by Thomas Herbrich

It took German photographer Thomas Herbrich more than a hundred thousand tries to capture a few awesome smoke images. The fleeting nature of smoke made difficult for him to capture the images he wanted using conventional techniques and equipment. It wasn’t until he switched to using high-speed cameras that he finally started getting images that […]

Apt Combinations – Illustrations by Violaine and Jeremy

Violaine Orsoni and Jérémy Schneider are the two halves of the fantastic duo that created these humorous illustrations that highlight the similarity, flaws, and raw emotions of the subjects. They have their own art studio called “Violaine et Jérémy” that specializes in illustration, textile pattern design,web design, editorial design, graphic identity, and graphic arts.

Alienation – Images by Anelia Loubser

Who would have ever thought than an ordinary human face would look so different when turned upside-down? Anelia Loubser’s series “Alienation” are simple black and white portraits of human faces turned upside-down. She only featured the bridge of the nose, the eyes and the forehead. The result looks like something that might be featured in […]

Chocolate LEGO Bricks and Creations by Akihiro Mizuuchi

Akihiro Mizuuchi has found a way to combine deliciousness LEGO by creating LEGO blocks made entirely out of chocolate. The chocolate blocks come in different flavors and colors: white, dark, pink, and milk chocolate. Akihiro hasevenmae several LEGO robots using the different colored bricks. Sadly, most people would rather EAT the bricks rather than play […]

A Glimpse of Hong Kong’s Past – Photography by Fan Ho

Fan Ho is a critically acclaimed Chinese photographer who rose to fame with his gritty portraits of life in Hong Kong in the 60s. Ho was confronted with unique challenges by the superstitions in Hong Kong at that time. Some of the superstitious locals believed that having your picture taken somehow trapped a piece of […]

Papercut Art by Maude White

Maude White is a US-based artist who’s a whiz with a craft knife and a piece of paper. She is the artist behind these impossibly fragile paper cut-outs that look almost too fragile to hold. It takes a great deal of patience, skill and creativity to create one of these beautiful paper creations. Make one […]

Layered China – Sculptures by Caroline Slotte

Caroline Slotte creates layered landscapes and isolated images using antique ceramics. She carefully cuts and sands down the the selected image for each plate to create a layer that will reveal a beautiful landscape when the plates are stacked. In some of her work, she isolates a single image or figure and sands down everything […]

Colorful Gigantic Murals by Etam Cru

Sainer and Bezt are a couple of Polish graffiti artists collectively known as Etam Cru. They are the artists behind these large scale murals plastered all over Europe. They met while studying at the Academy of Fine Arts. Individually, they’re pretty successful freelance designers and commercial artists, but together, their artwork has taken the Europe […]

All in the Mind – Edwige Massart and Xavier Wynn

Edwige Massart and Xavier Wynn are the creative force behind these anatomically correct recreations of a sliced human head. They’re husband and wife in real life and they use an assortment of  found objects to highlight each part of the brain, face, and neck. The sculptures are made from resin and are meant to be […]

Kirie – Delicate Paper Sculptures by Akira Nagaya

Akira Nagaya is a Japanese artist who creates impossibly intricate paper cut-outs entirely by hand. Akira discovered his talent for making fine cuts while learning the art of sasabaran – a technique for cutting food decorations from bamboo leaves at sushi shops. While practicing, he discovered, to his own amazement, that he actually enjoyed the […]

Blast – Images by Naoya Hatakeyama

Using remote-controlled cameras, Japanese photographer Naoya Hatakeyama has managed to take these awesome images of Japan’s limestone blasting operations from point-blank range. His series “Blast” began in 1995 but his interest in the mining operations really started when he was a young boy growing up in the northeast coast of Japan. The area was rich […]

Rendered – 3D Art by Lee Griggs

Lee Griggs is a Madrid-based artist who uses 3D animation and rendering software to create these realistic topographical illustrations. Most of them resemble ocean floors, planetary surfaces, or even weather patterns. Each image is made of innumerable colored cubes, cylinders, and spheres extruded to create eye-catching patterns. Lee utilizes Maya Xgen and Arnold to render […]

The Ginger With A Camera – More Images by Handy Andy Pandy

It’s rather rare for an artist to be featured twice here on Pondly, but as they say, to every rule, an exception. Handy Andy Pandy is a freelance Australian photographer who’s nearly done with his 365-day challenge. It’s a good thing he’s chock full of fun and wacky ideas, the 365-day challenge takes it toll […]

The Seven Deadly Catsins by Marija Tiurina

Marija Tiurina is a game designer by day and illustrator by night. She recently teamed up with NeonMob to depict the Seven Deadly Sins with internet’s favorite animal – cats. According to Marija, “Deadly sins are quite symbolic and interesting. But Google search shows you only boring fantasy art, and pretty much the same style […]

Photorealistic Paintings by Matt Story

Matt Story is an American artist who, at an early age, demonstrated a unique skill for rendering verisimilitude, or hyper-realism. He has worked as a technical illustrator and graphic artist in his early teens. He went into film and television production which almost drove him crazy at some point. He said: “The more prestigious and […]