Chad Davis

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Art in the countryside: why more and more UK creatives are leaving the city

Bedwyr Williams is gazing out of the window when we speak on the phone, out through his Caernarfonshire garden towards the south-west tip of Anglesey. "I can do one thing or the other," says the artist, who represented Wales at this year's Venice Biennale. "I can negotiate having a social life …

Surreal Half-Animal, Half-Human Portraits

<i>Therianthropes</i> is a series by photographer and graphic designer Ulric Collette that presents portraits of people that are half-man, half-animal. Best known for his <i>Genetic Portraits</i> series, which features split portraits of two different family members, the Quebec-based photographer combines two …

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Emotionally Charged Portraits of Faceless Shadows

Paris-based photographer Alexandre Bordereau (aka aRe-y0u-iN) features silhouettes of anonymous people artistically adorned with splashes of white paint for his <i>B&W Portrait</i> series. The unidentified individuals in the self-taught photographer's ongoing collection are all faceless shadows that manage …

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The First 3D Database of Fossils, Which You Can Even Print

As often the only remnant we have from long vanished species, fossils are pretty awesome. But as generally drab-colored, heavy forms often hacked out …

Lifelike Wooden Sculpture of a Young Boy and His Teddy

Austria-born, Germany-based sculptor Mario Dilitz creates realistic figurative sculptures out of wood that evoke an intense sense of vulnerability. The latest piece in the artist's body of work, known as <i>Best Friend</i>, depicts a tender character–a young boy holding onto his teddy bear. Standing atop a …

Andy’s Self-Portrait

The Pop Art selfie: Andy Warhol used a Polaroid camera to snap this self-portrait wearing his infamous <i>Fright Wig</i>.

Odiseo Vol. 2

When viewing adult entertainment through rose-tinted glasses, the longstanding joke about "gentlemen's magazines" is that the pictures are nice, but one subscribes for the articles. While we all know this is hardly the case with most newsstand nudie mags, the recently published Odiseo Volume 2 …

JR's New Street Art Tribute to MLK's Famous Speech

The Sweet Auburn district of Atlanta, Georgia is well-known because of one very important figure, it's where civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up. A few days ago, street artist JR flew into Atlanta, and made his way to the Auburn area to start prepping its walls for something …

Amazing Sequential Photography, Courtesy of Red Bull Illume Contest

<i>Photographer: Scott Serfas Athlete: John Jackson Location: Aniak, AK, USA</i><p>The physical design of the GoPro camera changed videography, as its small, …

Best of the Week: Advertising, Life Style, Photography and more

It's time for our best news of this week. We have a lot of graphic and web design, a bit of architecture, ads, tech news, awesome reads and other …

Jupiter Cake with Inner Layers and Detailed Atmosphere

After receiving a surge of attention and countless messages praising her for her Earth cake, self-taught cook Rhiannon (aka cakecrumbs) decided to try her hand at baking a structural layer cake of another planet–Jupiter. Unlike her first planetary dessert, featuring only one hemisphere, this one …

Incredible Paintings on Maps Unify Countries

Madrid-based Spanish artist Fernando Vicente uses maps for more than geographical purposes. For his <i>Atlas</i> series, the creative illustrator paints on old maps, transforming countries and whole continents into people, animals, and skulls. The collection of acrylic paint portraits applied and …

Life-Size Driftwood Animal Sculptures by James Doran-Webb

British sculptor James Doran-Webb uses driftwood and recycled metal to construct remarkable, life-size sculptures of various animals. From horses and dogs to a lion and a deer, the artist has a vast collection of wooden animals, each boasting a uniquely textured construction.<p>Doran-Webb manages to …

Creepy Illustrations by Erik Svetoft

Bizarre Illustrations.<p>Selected illustrations by Erik Svetoft. His drawings look so wonderfully creepy. Erik Svetoft’s artworks are very bizarre, kind …

Diver Almost Gets Swallowed Up By a Whale Shark

This photo will make your heart beat a little faster with the uneasy thought of being eaten by a whale shark! Professional marine photographer Mauricio Handler captured the intense moment during a dive in Isla Mujeres, Mexico, when more than 600 of the 40-foot-long animals gathered to feed on tuna …

Futuristic iWatch Concept

Continuing the current trend of wearable technology, check out this stylish and futuristic iWatch concept designed by James Ivaldi. This sleek watch would feature two separate screens, one being a touch screen for the user's music, contacts, and apps and another that would simply display the time. …

Aww-Worthy Photos of Polar Bears Performing Water Ballet

For today's aww-worthy moment, we present to you these adorable photos of polar bears performing water ballet! Shot by Russian photographer Olga Gladysheva, the images show a polar bear cub as well as an adult gleefully tumbling, soaring and diving into beautiful blue waters. If these photos don't …

ILLOZOO – Contemporary Illustration Agency

ILLOZOO Illustration Agency.<p>Today I’d like to introduce ILLOZOO, an illustration agency representing a mix of emerging and established illustrators …

Fantastic animated illustrations by Oamul Lu - The Fox Is Black

Recently I came across the work of Oamul Lu, a Chinese illustrator who’s doing some rather lovely work in the area of animated GIFs. He’s created a …

Kickstarting Rubbee: Electric Bicycles for Everyone!

Wouldn't a world where we could retrofit everything be amazing? Maybe... maybe not. When it comes to adding a souped up engine to just about any …

Beautiful and Richly Detailed Illustrations by Riikka Sormunen - The Fox Is Black

Wow! These illustrations by Finnish artist Riikka Sormunen really caught my attention. Mixing a love for fashion illustration with inspiration from …

Intense Acrylic Storm Paintings Portray the Power of Nature

Texas-based artist Michelle Manley explores the intensity of nature through dramatic acrylic paintings. In her <i>Storm</i> series, she uses earthy color palettes to create landscapes filled with dark clouds swirling together into distant and powerful storms. As the severe weather overtakes the atmosphere, …

Can Computers Write Music That Has A Soul?

Computer algorithms are at the cutting edge of modern classical music composition and can even write ‘new’ works by Bach and Mozart. Will such music ever be considered authentically human?<p>One day, you bump into your favorite author walking down the street. His works have made an indelible imprint …

Portraits Painted with Coffee on Century-Old Ledger Paper by Michael Aaron Williams | Colossal

<p>Artist Michael Aaron Williams has been working on a beautiful series of portraits painted with coffee on found sheets of used ledger paper that …

Tiny Plastic Cityscapes Serve as Homes for Hermit Crabs

Hermit crabs carry their homes on their back in the form of an empty seashell that they scoop up and use both as shelter and as protection from predators. Due to the human tendency to collect the colorful objects along sandy shores, the hermit crabs don't have a lot of shell options and, as a …