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Incredible 3D Drawings Pop Off the Page and Sink Into the Ground

Hungarian anamorphic artist Sandor Vamos creates incredible trick-of-the-eye 3D drawings that seem to jump from the page. With an integral understanding of angles and a knack for perspective, Vamos uses clever shading, line work, and perspectives to create his hand-drawn 3D optical illusions. From …

Land Artist Arranges Stones and Leaves Into Mesmerizing Mandalas and Spirals

Yorkshire-based artist James Brunt employs sticks, stones, and other ephemeral materials to create elaborate ephemeral art. Featuring intricate mandalas, infinite spirals, and one-of-a-kind sculptures, his series of outdoor installations continues contemporary art‘s tradition of creatively using …

This Japanese Artist’s Pencil Drawings Are So Realistic, People Can’t Believe They’re Not Photographs

It may not shock you that incredible things can be done with just pencils and paper, but the breathtakingly lifelike drawings of 22-year-old Japanese …

Photoshop Troll “Fixes” People’s Photos by Taking Their Requests Way Too Literally

Photoshop is a powerful tool with infinite possibilities for folks with creative minds. And if they have an expert-level understanding of the program, these photo manipulation masters can make anything happen. Digital artist James Fridman, a funny Photoshop troll, does just this; he takes user …

Videography

12 Reasons Humans Are Adorable

Imagine an alien David Attenborough looking down on us humans, observing us and our behavior from afar, highlighting our foibles in that rich, …

Parents Tired Of Their Son Not Brushing His Teeth Come Up With This Genius Letter From The Tooth Fairy

When we were kids, most of us didn’t like brushing our teeth too much, but we sure got excited over the dollar we got from the Tooth Fairy when one …

Survival 101

Amazing 4K Film Uses Time-Lapse Technology Unlike Anything Else

The upcoming documentary <i>Awaken</i> is a film five years in the making. Shot by director, cinematographer, and photographer Tom Lowe, it takes us on a journey throughout 30 countries, but does so with a distinctive twist. <i>Awaken</i> pioneers and combines cutting-edge techniques in time-lapse, underwater, and …

Stunning Time-Lapse Featuring the Most Extreme Weather Phenomena of the American Midwest

Mike Olbinski, an award-winning photographer, did it again. Here is his latest production, a stunning time-lapse showing some of the most powerful …

Time-lapse Photography

Clever Street Artist Is Transforming NYC’s Streets into One Giant Playground

We love clever street art, so we couldn't help but admire the work of artist Tom Bob, who has been running amok on the streets of New York and Massachusetts. If you're a fan of famous street artist OakOak, you'll love Tom Bob's work, as he uses forgotten elements of the street to create whimsical …

Streetwear

Photographer Turns Six Years of Documenting Storms into One Mesmerizing Time-Lapse Film

Some creative endeavors are weeks or months in the making. But for photographer Chad Cowan, his incredible time lapse project took over half a decade to complete. In collaboration with editor Kevin X Barth, the short film <i>Fractal</i> features hundreds of thunderstorms that are condensed into one …

Guy Creates Hilarious Résumé Using Google Autocomplete, Inspires Jobseekers Everywhere

Updating your resume can be a tedious and boring task, but Aaron Gilles—the mind behind the comedic Twitter account Technically Ron—just put an interesting twist on the process. Playing a 21st-century version of Mad Libs, Gilles used Google autocomplete to create his new CV, and the results are …

Magnificent Photos of Canyons Carved Over Millions of Years

Photographer Christopher Eaton (Pinyon Ridge Photography) takes beautiful and otherworldly shots of the most-visited and most-photographed collection of slot canyons in the American Southwest. These include Antelope Canyon and the nearby Canyon X.<p>Located in Arizona, these deep and narrow landforms …

Hiking

10 Astrophotographers Capturing the Awe-Inspiring Wonders of the Galaxy

From the beginning of human civilization, we’ve been fascinated by what lies beyond our sky. Nighttime is when it's in its most spectacular state; the dazzling stars glitter from the dark abyss and only compound our wonder of the galaxy. Now, with advancements in technology, we’re able to answer …

Astronomy

11 Innovative Ceramic Artists Breathing New Life into an Age-Old Art

When one attempts to imagine examples of contemporary ceramics, simple adaptations and subtle variations on the timeless tradition may come to mind. While plenty of artists have preserved the customary look and feel of the ancient craft, many have opted to reinvigorate the medium through …

Art

New Architecturally-Inspired Artworks Created From Layers of Laser-Cut Paper by Eric Standley | Colossal

<p>Artist Eric Standley (previously here and here) laser cuts sheets of paper, creating intricately patterned forms by stacking the sheets over 100 …

Artworks

Spectacular Visualizations of Brain Scans Enhanced with 1,750 Pieces of Gold Leaf

Anyone who thinks that scientists can't be artists need look no further than Dr. Greg Dunn and Dr. Brian Edwards. The neuroscientist and applied physicist have paired together to create an artistic series of images that the artists describe as “the most fundamental self-portrait ever created.” …

Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings Capture the Magnificent Glory of Ships at Sea

Polish painter Marek Rużyk creates beautiful seascapes and marine art in the grand tradition of the Romantic era. Reminiscent of 19th-century artists like Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky, these oil paintings portray the elegance and majesty of ships at sea.<p>Rużyk's work is characterized by his …

Art

Gorgeous Watercolor Paintings of the Diverse Landscapes Nature Has to Offer

Istanbul-based painter, decorator, and interior designer Adem Potaş delicately paints stunning scenes of nature. Skilled in depicting light and capturing color, the expert artist creates watercolor landscapes that appear to ethereally glow.<p>Featuring intricate brushstrokes, beautifully blended …

Art

Hyperrealistic Paintings Illuminate the Glistening Beauty of Colorful Crystals

Toronto-based artist Carly Waito is deeply inspired by the beautiful crystalline structures of minerals, such as amethyst and quartz. Boasting a bevy of spellbinding shapes and sizes, Waito has depicted their sparkling details in her crystal paintings. Their radiance practically leaps off the …

Art

Amazing Time-Lapse Captures Rare Phenomenon of Full Cloud Inversion in the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is one of the most beautiful places in the United States. On a cloudless day, the deep valleys and red rocks are a stunning sight, but the SKYGLOW project recently captured the national park in a way that few have seen it before. Their awe-inspiring time-lapse video shows, over the …

Grand Canyon

Sculptor Fills Pavilion with Stunning Series of Wire Mesh Architecture

Italian artist Edoardo Tresoldi is renowned for his sky-high sculptures of figures and edifices meticulously crafted from mesh. For his latest project, Tresoldi has filled an entire pavilion with an impressive arrangement of awe-inspiring wire mesh architecture.<p>Tresoldi's series of structures …

Architecture

How to Capture Stunning Photos of Earth’s Majestic Mountains

Compared to other types of landscape photography, the sky-high art of capturing mountains may seem a bit intimidating. In addition to normal outdoors concerns like weather conditions, lighting, and tricky composition, photographers must figure out how to aptly capture such monumental—and sometimes …

Landscape Photography

Outdated Encyclopedias Brilliantly Carved into Book Sculptures of Fantastical Lands

Artist Guy Laramée is known for his unique relationship with the humble hard-cover book. Seeing this printed matter as far more than text, he transforms the likes of large encyclopedias and dictionaries into incredible works of book art. Rather than reading material, they become sprawling mountain …

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Photographer Captures Otherworldly Light Pillars in Northern Ontario

In northern Ontario, residents are used to viewing the Northern Lights, but tech YouTuber Timothy Joseph Elzinga was in for a big surprise when he gazed out his window last Friday night. Awoken by his 2-year-old son at 1:30 am, Elzinga was about to settle back into bed when he noticed a strange …

Northern Lights

Storybook Landscape Photos Celebrate the Enchanting Beauty of Iceland

The model-photographer duo Victoria Yore and Terrence Drysdale are always on the move. Together, they’re known for their <i>Follow Me Away</i> project and recently enchanted us with their fairy tale images of Oregon. In the short time since, Yore and Drysdale packed their bags for Iceland to explore what …

Photographer Uses UV Light to Capture Shimmering Shots of Fluorescent Flowers

Enchanted by the luminous splendor of nature, California-based photographer Craig Burrows captures one-of-a-kind photos of glowing flora. Burrows uses ultraviolet-induced visible fluorescence—a fancy term for a photographic process that employs high-intensity ultraviolet light—to produce pictures …

Photography

Countless Glittering Stars Illuminate a Dreamy World Below

For those of us who live in a bustling, crowded metropolis, a glittering sky filled with stars is a spectacular sight we rarely get to see. Finnish photographer Oscar Keserci offers us glimpses of these astounding views and tranquil starry nights. His breathtaking images showcase dark skies fully …

Photography