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Artist Handcrafts Pocket-Sized Paintings Waiting to Be Discovered within Charming Lockets

NYC-based artist Khara Ledonne paints magical, miniature worlds that double as works of wearable art. Ironically, she started out by painting huge murals when she was only 16 years old and living in Washington state. She then transitioned over to sign painting when she moved to New York City in …

Washington State

Beautifully Endless Looping GIFs Created by a Legally Blind Artist

Native American artist George Redhawk creates eerily beautiful gifs even though he's legally blind. With help from computer software, the designer utilizes the art of gif-making to show others how he sees the world as a man who suddenly lost his sight. “It's an artistic expression of the confusion …

Art

Articles about 12 homes curved ceilings and walls on Dwell.com - Dwell

All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" right now. However, what is bad for sellers is often good for buyers.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>The term "clerestory" is applicable to Egyptian …

Architecture

36 Blueberry Recipes We’re Completely Obsessed With

From cobbler to pancakes to pies, here are our favorite blueberry recipes.<p><b>We're not saying we have a favorite berry</b> or anything, but we'll gladly admit that blueberries are one of the best. Try out these blueberry recipes now (now!), especially when blueberries are in season.

Breakfast

Why These Photos of Windows Around the World Have Gone Viral

Portuguese photographer André Vincent Gonçalves started out taking snapshots of colorful windows in his native Évora; his "Windows of the World" project has since grown—and gone viral. Gonçalves spoke to Conde Nast Traveler about the windows that inspire.

European Travel

Incredible Sculptures Made Out Of Bubble Gum

Candy loving kids have been known to chew a pack of gum at a time, and if they have artistic inclinations they might turn that chewed up wad of gum …

Creative Artist’s Instagram Feed Forms One Endless Work of Colorful Art

Artist Micah Milner has transformed his Instagram feed into a never-ending, continuous scroll of designs that revolve around pop culture. Rather than prompting you to click through to each individual image, Milner makes the overview of his portfolio the art itself. As you scroll through Milner's …

Art

Exquisite Pen Drawings Created with Thousands of Tiny Dots

Using thousands upon thousands of tiny dots, Spider Money produces gorgeous artworks that are awe-inspiring in their detail. The Bangkok-based creative wields a mighty Micron pen and draws fancy flourishes with photo-realistic depictions of eyes, noses, and lips. It's in these facial features that …

Drawing

Artist Creates Incredible Watercolor Portraits Using Coffee

Artist Maria Aristidou creates incredible portraits of famous figures using a surprising material: coffee. The United Kingdom-based painter initially stumbled upon the medium as a substitute for traditional water coloring, but now she's developed it into a kind of science. She's experimented with a …

Coffee

Kathmandu graffiti: Street art has made the walls come to life

When the BBC Soup team visited Kathmandu in February 2015 to attend Nepal's first Ideas Fest they were struck by the graffiti. Photographs by Richard Fenton-Smith, with thanks to Nepalese art director Sworup Nhasiju for his insights. Find out more at bbc.com/soup

Streetwear

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

Light Up The Room With Your Dance Moves In These LED Shoes

Time for a little dancing in the dark? A new shoe design by Tokyo-based studio No New Folk takes light-up soles from mid-’90s kids’ wear to hip accessory for the 21st century. Almost 100 LED lights wrap around the sole of the all-white shoes. The colors and patterns can be adjusted with a …

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

Digital Art

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …

25 Fantastic and Funny Photos Celebrate Photoshop’s 25th Birthday

Happy Birthday, Photoshop! Twenty-five years ago, this week, a little graphics editing program named Photoshop was born. Fast forward a few decades and now we're living in a world where surreal-looking images are all around us. As part of the celebration, Adobe has launched a search for 25 of the …

Photoshop

A Look Back at a Frozen Niagara Falls

Niagara

Articles about who knew relaxed tropical retreat could be made shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream...<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>Using shipping containers to create …

Costa Rica

Color Us Happy: Designers Team Up with Crayola to Create Dresses Made of Crayons

For its spring 2015 campaign, Bloomingdale's recruited the talents of seven designers to create exclusive pieces saturated in a bright, spring-ready …

Gourmet Art Toys

Zard Apuya creates gourmet realistic art toys. Each figurine is represented by desserts or sweets such as cupcakes, macarons or cotton candies. An …

3 Year Old White Belt Recites the Karate Student Creed

Watch this adorable 3-year-old white belt recite the student creed at Premier Martial Arts in Leeds, England.<p>Channels: FUNNY, UPLIFTING<br>Tags: · awww, …

Wallpaper Collection by Maud Vantours & Mues Design

This stunning wallpaper is the result of a collaboration between Mues Design studio and french artist Maud Vantours. An original capsule collection …

Watch This Now: Putty vs Magnet

Scott Lawson's magnetic videos have been sucked into the internet spotlight once again.<p>Thanks to yet another internet revival (see Tuesday's paint drips), we've become transfixed by Scott Lawson's video of metallic putty eating a magnet whole. Seems we're not alone.<p>Get swallowed by more of the …

Fruitdoodles artist finds banana work has mass a-peel

Digital Art

Watching Mesmerizing Drip Paintings Will Never Get Old

Holton Rower's pour painting timelapse breaks the internet one drip at a time.<p><b>This article was originally published on February 17, 2015 but we think it still rocks!</b><p>It's unlikely that watching paint drip has ever been as transfixing as it is in the video below. Which is likely why the old clip of …

Artist Creatively Battles With His Own Amusing Illustrations

Chicago artist Alex Solis adds a unique twist to his illustrated characters - he physically does battle with them as well. His amusing artworks show …

Art

30 Captivating Street Art Murals

<i>Vila Madalena | Image: globalstreetart.com</i><p>It could be argued that murals such as the ones shown here have more impact on people than any other art …

Stunning Paper Terrariums

American artist Crystal Wagner stunning craft paper sculptures. She arranges vegetal compositions, where cut, assembly, folding papers shape …

3D Calligraphy Experiments by Tolga Girgin | Colossal

<p>Turkish graphic designer and electrical engineer Tolga Girgin continues to experiment with calligraphy that seems to jump off the page. Girgin uses …