Maddy Richards

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He Began To Dream

Artist sews together dried leaves to turn them into amazing sculptures

15 Facts about Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Ni! Ni! Ni! In honor of the 40th anniversary of Monty Python’s quest for the Holy Grail, here are a few facts you may not have known about the …


Flocks of Sheep Roam Across the Tuscan Countryside in Breathtaking Aerial Photos

During his summer and springtime trips to Italy, Polish photographer Marcin Sobas has captured captivating aerial views of Tuscany's sheep-filled scenery. In the undulating valleys of Siena and Val d'orcia, Sobas trekked across the hills to photograph a shepherd herding his flock of around 300 …


Beautiful double exposure photos merge animals with their natural habitats

Steampunk sculptures of animals with exposed carved machinery

These Science Drawings Are Hauntingly Lovely

Ernst Haeckel doesn't need no stinkin' camera.

Watch the Googly-Eyed Wolf Eel Go Through Life

Filmmaker Peter Kragh captured the fascinating life of a wolf eel, from hatching out of its egg, to growing up and taking a bite out of the camera. …

Professor Teaches Human Anatomy By Painting Student's Hot Body

After teaching human anatomy for over 20 years, Diaz decided to try something new as she found the regular routine of anatomical memorization boring …

Mother's Empowering Photos of Her Daughters Show "Strong is the New Pretty"

Last year, we fell in love with Kate T. Parker's beautiful photos of her two daughters Ella and Alice because they reminded us of Norman Rockwell's paintings of the idyllic American life. What we didn't know back then was that those photos were part of an ongoing quest to capture girls in a …

Emma Watson

DUPONT: It's What's Inside

This week I posted a lot about photo-manipulation and Photoshop. I will probably spend some time this weekend playing with Photoshop to create …

Photo Manipulation

A Dark, Twisted Cinderella Story: Artist Camille Rose Garcia Holds A Black Mirror Up To Children’s Classics

Camille Rose Garcia grew up beside Disneyland and evolved into an artist whose fantastical, colorful creations hold a black mirror up to classic tales.<p><i>Cinderella</i> proved her enduring appeal last month when Disney’s live-action remake topped the box office. But California artist Camille Rose Garcia …

Man Shaves off Half His Beard and Creatively Fills It in with Amusing Objects

So Paolo-based photographer and art director Adriano Alarcon can grow quite a beard, and he spent four months cultivating his facial hair before shaving exactly half of it off. It's an unconventional move to say the least, but one that was well worth it. His photo project called <i>Fifty Fifty Selfie</i> …


Raw & Rendered: Experimental 3D Artworks by Joey Camacho | Colossal

<p>In early 2014, Vancouver-based graphic artist Joey Camacho set out to learn more about rendering images using Cinema 4D and Octane Render, with the …

Delicate Lace Patterns Intricately Cut from Industrial Metal Surfaces

Artist Cal Lane fuses the industrial strength of steel and iron with the delicacy of lacework in her series of intricately cut sculptures called “industrial doilies.” Fine filigree designs of flowers, graceful scallops, and mythical creatures adorn the metal surfaces of discarded car hoods, cages, …


Washed Up: Alejandro Duran’s Site-Specific Found Plastic and Trash Installations | Colossal

<p>Working along a single stretch of coastline in Sian Ka’an, Mexico’s largest federally-protected reserve, artist Alejandro Duran collects countless …


Winged Insects Built from Repurposed Computer Circuit Boards and Video Game Systems | Colossal

<p>Portsmouth, UK-based artist Julie Alice Chappell works with components salvaged from old computers and video game systems to make an entire …


The loneliest whale in the world will hit you right in the feels

Photographer spent 14 years documenting the world’s oldest and rarest trees


37 Borderline Erotic Photos For People Who Love Stationery

Come to me, pens.

These small prayer nuts are able to capture, in a nutshell, biblical scenes with amazing precision


Old Books Transformed into Imaginative 3D Illustrations of Fairy Tale Scenes | Colossal

<p>Seattle-based artist Isobelle Ouzman creates 3D illustrations from discarded books found in dumpsters, recycling bins, and local thrift stores. She …


Darwin’s “Strangest” Beast Finds Place on Tree

“<i>Toxodon</i> is perhaps one of the strangest animals ever discovered,” wrote Charles Darwin, a man who was no stranger to strangeness. He first encountered the creature in Uruguay on November 26th, 1834. “Having heard of some giant’s bones at a neighbouring farm-house…, I rode there accompanied by my …