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Rock Circles – Installations by Dietmar Voorwold

Pin It Dietmar Voorwold’s is an outstanding German artist behind these intricately placed rock circles. All of his work are done with materials he finds on site, mainly different colored rocks and leaves. None of his work are made to last for more than a few days and all that are eventually left of them […]

Small Adventures – Photography by Kouichi Chiba

Pin It Using hand-drawn paper cut-outs and his imagination, Japanese artist Kouichi Chiba has managed to create fragile worlds teeming with adventure. His tiny paper people are doing all sorts of daring stunts, from hanging out in hammocks to nearly being blown away by the wind, to hanging off a skyscraper. Kouichi’s whimsical photo series […]

Deceptive Self Portraits by Eloy Morales

Pin It At first glance, Eloy Morales’s self-portraits are nothing to be excited about. It’s when you take a closer look at his paintings that you realize that this guy has oodles of talent. Talented Spanish artist Eloy Morales has created an eye-catching series of self portraits with an interesting catch – they’re not photographs, […]

Fiction Brought to Life – Paper Sculptures by Jodi Harvey-Brown

Pin It Jodi Harvey-Brown is the talented artist behind these awesome pop-up paper sculptures. It all started when she bought a box of used books at a second-hand shop, after experimentally folding a page to create one of the characters in the stories, she was hooked. She said: “The books that we love to read […]

Ephemeral Beauty – Sand Art Installations by Joe Mangrum

Pin It Joe Mangrum has spent the last eight years scattering sand around the streets of New York. No, he’s not a litterbug, he’s a sand artist. He draws intricate geometric shapes by hand using brightly colored sand. Sand being sand, his works last a day at most, less if it’s windy or if it […]

What I Be – Daring Portraits by Steve Rosenfield

Pin It Steve Rosenfield is the daring photographer behind the “What I Be Project”. He asked volunteers to write their insecurities on skin using a marker. Often, what they wrote are the unkind labels that society had given them such as ‘homo’, ‘trans’, and ‘fat’. My favorite one is the granny with ‘Hitler’ written in […]

Antsy – Hand Painted Porcelain Design by Evelyn Bracklow

Pin It Evelyn Bracklow is the artist responsible for the army of ants crawling all over this delicate porcelain tea set. She hand-painted them herself. She calls it “Chitins Gloss". Evelyn summed it up pretty well when she said: “Fear, disgust, fascination and admiration: this very interplay of feelings constitutes the charm of the work. […]

Awesome Conceptual Photography by Kevin Corrado

Pin It Kevin Corrado is a promising young artist who hails from Connectict, USA. He is currently obtaining his Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design at the Shintaro Akatasu School of Design. He was primarily into typography and only picked up a camera to document his work. He said: “The photos I took never […]

Dreamscapes by Erik Johansson

Pin It Erik Johansson is a young and talented photographer and retouch artist from Sweden. He is a self-taught artist who transitioned from a noob into a master image manipulator in just a few years. Erik’s creative process starts with an idea, usually a weird or wacky one. He loves putting his subjects into an […]

Paper Cuts – Handmade Paper Sculptures by Charles Clary

Pin It Charles Clary is a Tennessee-based artist who expresses his creative abilities through meticulously hand-cut paper sculptures. The sculptures resemble detailed topographical graphs or close-ups of microscopic organisms.The centerpiece of one of his exhibits is a 30-foot long sculpture dedicated to his mother, Kirsten Clary who recently passed away from cancer. Charles spends up […]

The Small Stuff – Daryna Kossar

Pin It Daryna Kossar is an outstanding photographer and designer from Ukraine. Now, we’ve featured a lot of food art before but Daryna stands out with her creative use of everything that happens to be at hand. the list of things she’s used include: lipstick, mascara, blueberries, cookies, coffee, bread, and sugar cubes. According to […]

A Closer Look at Snowflakes – DIY Macrophotography by Alexey Kljatov

Pin It Macrophotography isn’t for everyone. It requires specific lenses and other specialized equipment to get it right. Alexey Kljatov, on the other hand, created his own rig using nothing more than old cameras, screws, scrap wood, and tape. His DIY equipment worked surprisingly well, capturing astoundingly detailed shots of individual snowflakes. The finished rig […]

In the Right Place – Street Art by Charles Leval

Pin It Charles Leval is a French street artist whose art is starting to crop up in some of the most unexpected places. Levalet, as he is known in the artistic circles, likes to use props in some of his work. The props are usually the only spots of color to be found in his […]

Rough Times – Mandy Smith

Pin It Mandy Smith is an artist whose favorite medium is paper. Any and all kinds of paper. Even sandpaper. In one of her more recent series, she used just that. Mandy fashioned a pair of bikinis, a bicycle, a double bed, a slide, a pair of shoes, and toilet paper out of a material […]

A Buffet of Bathers – Wacky Illustrations by Denis Zilber

Pin It With both of his parents professional artists, it’s no wonder Denis Zilber turned out to be one too. He was born in the former Soviet Union and moved to Israel when he was fifteen years old. One of the more amazing thing about Denis (apart from the fact that he makes great digital […]

Dog Fights – Digital Creations by Ink

Pin It INK is a UK-based, multi-award winning digital production studio that combines imagination and cutting edge digital technology to create beautifully crafted images for advertisements, production companies, and designers. They said: “Our idea is to deliver work that feels hand-crafted, made for a particular client, with the same attention to detail and sophistication expected of the leading […]

Get A Grip! – Daredevil Stunts by Mustang Wanted

Pin It “Death is not the worst thing that can happen. Everyone dies – but not everyone lives the way they want” – Mustang Wanted Sounds like the famous last words of an adrenaline junkie, doesn’t it? Mustang Wanted has been hanging off the sides of skyscrapers and dizzying tall structures for years. He loves […]

Mezmerizing Glass Installations by Suzan Drummen

Pin It Suzan Drummen is a Dutch artist who specializes in colorful, large-scale installations incorporating circular patterns vaguely resembling fractals. All of the objects in her installations are carefully laid out by hand and are not in any way fixed to the floor. The slightest nudge has the potential to destroy the whole display. What’s […]

Wet Windshields – Realistic Drawings by Elizabeth Patterson

Elizabeth Patterson is an L.A. based artist who has figured out the knack in recreating the fascinatingly complicated formation of raindrops on a rain-streaked windshield. What’s more unusual still is that instead of acrylic or watercolor, she uses colored pencils with a bit of solvent to create her art. She uses a composite of several […]

Birds of Prey – Animal Photos by Allison Falconer

Pin It Allison Falconer, true to her name, is a bird trainer and rehabilitator. She works closely with birds of prey like falcons, hawks, and owls in a bird center in Florida. Due to the nature of her work, she gets a lot of opportunity to take up-close-and-personal pictures of birds. It’s not easy to […]

After Midnight – Light Paintings by Michael Bosanko

Pin It Michael Bosanko is a Cardiff-based artist who has made light painting his specialty. He stumbled upon light painting while taking a picture of the moon with a shaky camera. The long exposure he utilized left streaks in the final image. Curious, he disengaged the camera from the tripod and tried writing his partner’s […]

Avian Papercraft by Johan Scherft

Pin It Johan Scherft is a very talented artist whose extaordinary talent in sculpture and drawing gained him admittance to the Royal Academy of Arts in the Hague. There, he perfected his technique in both disciplines. He’s now a master of his mediums and has created numerous life-like paper sculptures of boats, animals, dinosaurs, and […]

Women in Watercolor by Daryl Feril

Pin It Daryl Feril is a Philippine-based designer & illustrator whose work in watercolor is fast becoming an internet sensation. Daryl has always had a passion for art. He has spent time working with both traditional and digital medias. He has even done a bit of typography and fashion work. Daryl’s work may be described […]

Toy Stories – A Touching Series by Gabriele Galimberti

Pin It Gabriele Galimberti is an Italian photographer who travels the world searching for adventure, interesting people, and fascinating stories. His latest project is “Toy Stories" is a collection of photos featuring children posing with their favorite toys. Gabriele learned a LOT while putting together this series, least of which is the fact that children […]