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Insect Art by Chris Brand and Evan Skrederstu

People normally hate creepy crawlers such as insects and roaches. Most of the time these little creatures are sent to oblivion at a swat of a slipper. But all is different for these two insect-loving artists Chris Brand and Evan Skrederstu. While painting mural in Los Angeles a decade ago, they accidentally sprayed color to some […]

Stuff To Make You Smile – Clever Street Art by OAK OAK

So we might be a little late (give or take a month) on the draw on this one, but we wanted to announce that one of our favorite street artists of all time, OAK OAK of St. Etienne, France, has just released a new book that has more than 100 images of his works. From Calvin […]

Introspection – Dramatic Portraits by Roman Jehanno

Pin It 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 […]

Definitions of Beauty by Esther Honig

Pin It Esther Honig is an American photographer and journalist who wondered about the different standards of beauty around the world. To get an idea, she sent her photo to a bunch of freelance Photoshoppers from around the world with one instruction: Make me beautiful. The results vary from barely edited to wildly Photoshopped. She […]

Awesome Overflowing Embroidery by Ana Teresa Barboza

Pin It Ana Teresa Barboza is an artist who thinks out of the box and decided to elevate the art of embroidery. Her creations are not limited to the embroidery circle. They flow right out and practically begs the onlooker to touch them. Ana uses threads of various colors, sizes, lengths to achieve this effect. […]

Stars and Whiskers – Underwater Photography by Eiko Jones

Pin It Eiko Jones is an A-list photographer whose work has been featured in National Geographic, TV Hören und Sehen, Diver Magazine, and Hello Canada. He grew up in New Zealand where his passion for photography was ignited on his fourteenth birthday when he was given his first SLR camera. He started capturing birds and […]

Layered – Earth Friendly Sculptures by Haroshi

Pin It Haroshi is a self taught sculptor and skateboarder currently based in Japan. One of his more recent series combine both of his passions: skateboards and sculptures.The unusual appearance of his sculptures are because of the composition of skateboards he uses. The layers of wood create a colorfully variegated design. Most of the skateboards […]

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 […]

Disney Meets Hollywood – Awesome Portraits by Annie Leibovitz

Pin It Annie Leibovitz is a world-class photographer best known for taking John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s portrait where  the naked John was embracing fully clothed Yoko. One of her most popular series features a mash-up of Disney’s well-loved characters and famous Hollywood stars. Originally, Annie was approached by Disney for their “Year Of A […]

Bedtime Buddies – An Adorable Slumber Series by Jessica Shyba

Pin It Jessica Shyba is a photographer, blogger, and mother of three who skyrocketed to fame when she posted pictures of her son Beau and puppy Theo having an afternoon nap together. Puppies and babies are cute by themselves, but combine the two and you’ve got cuteness bursting out of the seams – a time […]

Big Brother is Watching – Urban Street Art Installations by SpY

Pin It SpY ha been making street art long before street art became cool. He has been ‘improving’ blank walls, sculptures, and street signs all over the world for over twenty years. His installations are equal parts funny and ironic. According to his website: “His ludic spirit, careful attention to the context of each piece, […]

Circles – Environmental Sculptures and Photographs by Martin Hill

Pin It Martin Hill is an environmental artist with a passion for photography. He became involved with the problem of sustainability in the early 90s. His specific concern centers on the unsustainable design of consumer products. Martin’s award-winning work has been featured in galleries across the world. He said: “By creating and publishing environmental art […]

Packed – Awesome Art by Mark Khaisman

Pin It A true artist sees creative potential in everything. Mark Khaisman, a promising artist from Ukraine spotted the potential behind one of the most mundane everyday objects – packing tape. He strategically sticks pieces of packing tape on a plexiglass base. Clever lighting behind the glass highlights the resulting image beautifully. His subjects range […]

Before It’s Gone – Photography by Justin Hofman

Pin It Justin Hofman is an underwater photographer, videographer, and naturalist who loves to document the fast-vanishing landscapes of Antartica. He said: “The planet’s polar regions are warming at incredible rates. Who knows what these areas will look like in 50-100 years? Abstract shapes. Brilliant blues. Who doesn’t like getting lost in a chaos of […]

Hidden – Provocative Illustrations by Jessica Lichtenstein

Pin It  Jessica Lichtenstein uses the female form to explore deeper themes of power, fetishism, and objectification in an ironic way. The irony lies in the fact that her work embodies the very paradox she is trying to explore. According to one website, Jessica’s work challenges the viewer to: “question whether these hyper-sexualized women are […]

Eye-Crossing Optical Illusions by Heike Weber

Pin It These vertigo-inducing installations were created by Heike Weber using nothing more than her imagination and a felt-tipped marker. The process, which can only be described as a labor-intensive, transforms an ordinary room into a three-dimensional work of art flooded with flowing, patterns and lines. Viewers can’t help but interact with Heike’s work in […]

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 […]

Big Appetites – Christopher Boffoli

Pin It Big Appetites is the brainchild of photographer Christopher Boffoli. It’s a series featuring miniscule figures interacting with perfectly chosen food items. The series has been published both in print and online in more than 100 countries. Its worldwide appeal may lie in the fact that everyone has to eat – no matter your […]

Mishmash – Weird, But Oddly Pleasing Art by Adonna Khare

Pin It Adonna Khare was raised in a small town in Iowa. Her talent for drawing showed at the age of three when started drawing animals and her family. Her favorite tools then were: a sock, an eraser, and a pencil. Her drawings are entirely unplanned and they evolve as she draws. Adonna earned her […]

Hidden Stories – Photography by Diego Arroyo

Pin It Diego Arroyo is a Spanish photographer currently based in Amsterdam. He travels the world looking for the story that lies behind the eyes of strangers, glimpsed through a subtle smile, wink, or expression. He tries to capture these stories with his phenomenal skill at photography. Each of Diego’s shots in this series look […]

Awesome Hand Drawn Designs by Si Scott

Pin It Si Scott is a talented artist who creates unique, hand-drawn designs. A lot of his work is in minimalistic black and white which only serves to heighten the flowing lines and calculated precision of his work. His studio, Si Scott Studio, has a solid reputaion for creating one-of-a-kind concepts and imagery. Because of […]