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This Artist’s Passion Project Evolved Into A Masterful Series Of Tiny Paintings

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As creators continue to harness their abilities, the inclination to go bigger is part of what’s become a natural progression — and that makes sense in a world that equates larger-than-life works of art to larger-than-life talent. One artist by the name of Dina Brodksy, however, proves that creating small, painstakingly detailed pieces is certainly […]

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11 Times Accidental Art Was Better Than Anything That Anyone Could Plan

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If you know any artists, or if you’re one yourself, you know how much time and effort typically goes into creating a piece. Whether it’s a portrait, a mural, or even a work of street art, hours of planning and painstaking effort go into bringing these visions to life. But sometimes, “accidental” works of art […]

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This Rug Definitely Doesn’t Belong On The Floor (But It Does Belong In A Museum)

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The method that artist Lisa Nilsson uses to create each piece in her “Tapis” collection has been around for centuries, but most people have never even heard of it. Known as quilling (or more commonly as paper filigree), this process entails making intricate pieces out of coils of rolled paper — hundreds of them, to […]

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Artist Uses Folded Paper To Make Amazing Pieces That Look Like Colorful Paintings

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All you have to do is turn on the TV or flip through a magazine to watch the media rob aging of its beauty. After all, it’s an honor to grow old. Despite all that, cosmetics companies spend millions on making us fear the inevitable by presenting it as something ugly. One artist by the […]

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This Artist’s Work Speaks Volumes About What It’s Like To Live With Schizophrenia

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Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that interferes with someone’s ability to think clearly, manage emotions, make decisions, and relate to others. It is a complex condition that affects about 1 percent of Americans, but no matter how much we learn about the disorder, it’s impossible to know what sufferers endure on a day-to-day basis. […]

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This Man’s Chalk Art Is Making This City An Even Better Place To Live.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan hasn’t been the same since artist David Zinn began decorating its streets with his chalk art. You can see little green aliens, flying pigs, and other quirky characters throughout the city. Zinn’s creations are sure to bring joy to your day, or at least cause you to examine the sidewalk more often. […]

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Watching Pointillism In Action Is Nothing Short Of Incredible

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); David Bayo is a wonderfully creative French artist who specializes in transforming the seemingly mundane into something spectacular one tiny dot at a time. Bayo works with pointillism, an artistic process in which small, distinct dots are applied in patterns to form an image that appears totally solid, as if drawn […]

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This Hooded Wooden Figure Is Beautiful And Mysterious.

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Paul Kaptein is a different kind of artist. Hailing from Australian, Kaptein works with laminated woods to create unconventional (and at times unsettling) sculptures of people. For the most part his work focuses on the themes of death and impermanence. Much of his work incorporates hoodies (hooded sweatshirts) in some way. They are often depicted as sad and […]

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This Artist Does Something With Cereal I Didn’t Think Was Possible. It’s Both Impressive And Delicious.

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Your parents probably told you not to play with your food. That’s sound advice for most people (especially if you’d like to eat in public without drawing stares). Thankfully, artist and photographer Sarah Rosado didn’t listen to her parents when they told her that food wasn’t meant to be played with. Instead of leaving her […]

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We All Made Sand Art As Kids, But What This Guy Does Is On Another Level

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Was I the only one who slayed the sand-art game back in the day? Probably not. I remember my mom and dad covering the kitchen table and letting me have at it as a kid, at which point I proceeded to fill hollow stars and ponies with sand in every color under the sun. Were […]

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This Artist Recycled Old Mechanical Parts To Create Something Amazing.

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One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Or, it’s his giant steampunk turtle sculpture. If that second man is Indonesian artist Ono Gaf, at least. Using discarded metal junk, Gaf created something that you’ll have to see to believe. You’ve never come across a reptile like this before, that’s for certain. The thing must weigh […]

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At First, It Looks Like Aliens Invaded Us. But Zoom Out And Learn The Truth… AMAZING.

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Looking at these crazy pictures, you’d think aliens had landed on the North Pole to create “ice circles,” but obviously that isn’t the case. These incredibly huge spirals were created by artist Jim Denevan and his crew who in 2010 created a large scale artwork on the frozen surface of Lake Baikal in Siberia, Russia. In a quest […]

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This Artist Creates Realistic, Emotive Sculptures With Felt, Nylon, And Wire

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Over the course of her illustrious career, artist Lisa Lichtenfels has perfectly illustrated what it means to work with boundless scope. After graduating from the Philadelphia College of Art, she scored every budding artist’s dream gig of working as an apprentice animator with Disney. While working with some of the best creators in the business, […]

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Brilliant Vandal Just Made These Neighborhoods About 100% Safer. LOL.

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While Canadian artist Andrew Lamb may not be making the streets of Toronto any safer, he is making them a lot more awesome. By wheatpasting his favorite superheroes, crime fighters, and other benevolent characters from pop-culture onto neighborhood watch signs, he has single-handedly taken a giant bite out of boring. Crime’s still around, of course, but […]

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You Would Never See Him At First, But There’s A Man In All Of These Photos. Whoaaaa…

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Chinese artist Liu Bolin is a master of disguise. He can camouflage himself into almost any surrounding, regardless of how difficult it might seem. But that’s not to say it’s easy. Liu painstakingly spends up to 10 continuous hours working on a single photo to achieve the desired effect, one of absolute perfection. Mr. Bolin, who […]

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There’s Something About These Landscapes You Won’t Believe. I’m Not Sure How It’s Possible.

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Turkish artist Hasan Kale is so committed to his craft, even his canvases are creative. Chocolate, peanut shells, the skin of an onion–there doesn’t seem to be anything he can’t paint on. They’re not just any paintings, either. The detail Kale puts into his landscapes would be impressive at any size. The fact that he […]

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These Japanese Rice Fields Are Turned Into Works Of Intricate Art.

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Don’t worry: your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you and this isn’t the work of some very artistic aliens. These gorgeous fields exist in the small Japanese town of Inakadate, Aomori. When looking for a way to revitalize their community, the village settled on the 2,000 year old tradition of rice fields…but with a non-traditional twist. Carefully […]

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All This Artist Needs To Transform An Entire Room Is A Roll Of Tape And Some Paper

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It’s one thing to display your artwork in a gallery. It’s another thing entirely to incorporate that space into your work. And that’s multi-disciplinary artist Damien Gilley‘s specialty. Instead of inhabiting space, his work transforms it. By strategically placing sheets of contact paper and strips of tape on gallery walls, Gilley gives viewers the opportunity […]

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He Gave His Daughter The Room Of Her Dreams By Hand-Painting An Epic Mural

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Most little girls can rely on their dads for constant love and lots of entertainment. I remember when I was a kid, my dad would chase me around the house roaring that he was the tickle monster. When he finally caught me, he would mercilessly tickle me, making me laugh until […]

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The Thing All Of These Paintings Have In Common Is Incredible…And Unexpected

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Synesthesia is the neurological condition in which the stimulation of one sense leads to the automatic experience of another sense. That might sound confusing, and it is for most people who aren’t affected by it, but as an example, when some synesthetes hear a number or letter, they immediately picture a color. That color is […]

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This Simple Book Is So Much More Than It Appears To Be At First

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Artist Kelli Anderson created something amazing when she designed This Book Is a Camera. Yes, it is a pop-up book…but the title isn’t lying. It’s a camera, too. The book folds up into a simple pinhole camera and it can really take a picture. (After all, cameras aren’t that complicated when you get down to […]

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You’re Going To Swear This Is Photoshop But I Assure You… It’s Awesomely Real. And Amazing.

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The photos below may look like they been created using Photoshop or assembled together using dead ants, but the ants in these incredible photos are very much alive. They are the work of Russian photographer Andrey Pavlov, who spends hours setting up each fairytale scene before photographing it with the help of his little art subjects […]

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Just When You Think You Know What You’re Looking At Here… Mind Totally BLOWN. Whoa.

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There’s an unlimited number of mediums that artists can use to express themselves. Sculptures use clay to give birth to ideas, and photographers use their cameras to show you how they see the world. Ruddy Taveras shows us the world in a way that is simple and beautiful… but entirely unexpected, too. Some art can […]

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These First 4 Photos Were Just Kinda Neat. Then I Saw the 5th One… It Put My Jaw On The Floor.

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Trust me when I say this – all is not as it seems with the paint covered faces below. You might not think it when looking at the first four pictures, but what you’re looking at is actually one of the most incredible things I’ve seen in a long time. Mind-blowing art in fact. Check […]

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This Man Was Offered $17,000 For Just One Of These… And Refused. They’re Unbelievable.

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Wood carvings aren’t a new style of art or sculpture. However, what artist Sergei Bobkov makes is. Sergei is a 53 year-old sculptor that creates the incredible out of what most pople would consider trash. He uses wood chips (specifically Siberian Cedar) to build beautiful and intricate sculptures. “It’s not very interesting to do what […]

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Think Your Art Skills Are Impressive? This Man Can Paint Two Portraits At Once

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As an artist, it’s incredibly easy to fall into a certain niche when it comes to your creative process. Once finding an area of expertise, it often feels impossible to step outside the proverbial box and explore new motifs, styles, or materials. After all, who doesn’t love to stick to what they know sometimes? Japanese […]

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This Young Woman Walked Through Kabul Wearing Metal Armor To Protest Street Harassment

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Artist-activist Kubra Khademi took to Kabul’s streets in a metal jacket in a defiant protest against sexual harassment. Kubra Khademi, a 25-year-old Afghan artist, took to the streets of Kabul in a metal armor to protest street harassment on Thursday. Kubra Khademi an artist and activist walked on #Kabul streets with iron clothes to protest […]

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Fiona Tang Creates Dark, Realistic Animal Murals That Look 3D. It’s Incredible.

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Art comes in many shapes and sizes… and all of it is subjective. Each person in the world may define art in very different ways. Fiona Tang’s work, however, must be widely accepted as absolutely mind-blowing art. In this series, Fiona’s subjects are all animals. These pieces aren’t your average nature painting. There’s something dark […]

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