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Edoardo Tresoldi's "Etherea" Creates a Mirage in the Desert @ Coachella

Over two consecutive weekends this past April, visitors of Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival got to enjoy the site-specific installation …

Art

An Extremely Realistic 3D Painting of a Cat

A human in Vienna, Austria quite humorously painted a 3D tabby cat head. As it turns out, the head belonged their own beloved and quite tolerant …

Canadian photographer Libby Oliver’s striking portrait series, <i>Soft Shells</i>, is a playful exploration of how people express themselves through clothes. It features individuals swathed in every item from their wardrobe, flashes of body parts only just visible. “Clothing is an immediate social cue,” …

Photography

segmentation series

The segmentation series is inspired by my fascination with science of cell, its division and the journey of growth that starts from a single cell and …

A Second Hypnotic Compilation of Acoustic Guitar Songs as Seen Through the Instrument’s Sound Hole

Australian musician Alan Gogoll, who’s known for his gorgeous “Bell’s Harmonics” guitar technique and his performance of original songs with a camera …

The Incredible Talent of John Entwistle of The Who As Shown in Isolated Bass Tracks From a Live Show

In 2012, YouTuber Michele Cadonna posted incredible footage of the late, great John Entwistle of The Who as he perform the iconic generational anthem …

ILLUSTRATION

This giant inflatable dome is made of hundreds of tiny pinhole cameras

Artists often try to get viewers to appreciate different perspectives, but Rhode Island-based design collective Pneuhaus is taking the task …

Rhode Island

New Flower Arrangements Formed Into Exotic Butterflies and Moths by Raku Inoue | Colossal

<p>Montreal-based fashion designer and creative Raku Inoue (previously) continues his <i>Natura Insects</i> series with a focus on brilliantly colored moths …

Artist Creates Multi-Layer Watercolor Paintings of Enchanting Forests

Artist and nature lover Allison May Kiphuth crafts stunning watercolor landscapes that illustrate her natural surroundings. Working along Maine and New Hampshire’s blustery coastlines, she takes photographs from her woodland adventures and re-creates them in a multi-layered spherical form. The …

These Gorgeous, Giant Lily Pads Are Back 10 Years After Everyone Thought They Went Extinct

Gigantic lily pads have reappeared in a Paraguayan lagoon after disappearing for more than 10 years.<p>The impressive lily pads, which can reach a …

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10 Free Color Palettes From 10 Famous Paintings

Starry Night<p>Starry Night was painted in 1889 by the infamous Vincent Van Gogh, a Dutch post-Impressionist painter who cut off his left ear, wrapped …

Art

Interview: Self-Taught Photographer Crafts Surreal Scenes Inspired by Vintage Film Stills

Photographer Simon McCheung fell into photography on a whim after purchasing a DSLR camera. Once he taught himself the craft, he amassed an impressive portfolio of surreal images. With each photo, Simon strikes a balance between intense human emotion and the tranquil world around him. The results …

Photographer Captures Perfectly Framed Photos of Subtle Coincidences

When we first stumbled upon fine art photographer Denis Cherim‘s <i>Coincidence Project,</i> we marveled at his ability to keenly observe how natural elements align in interesting ways. As the ongoing project continues to move forward, Cherim has further refined his ability to pick out the delightful, …

Photography

Photographer Quietly Captures Museum Goers Who Accidentally Match the Artwork

When Stefan Draschan goes to a museum, he’s looking at more than just the art. The photographer is also people watching for museum visitors whose outfits happen to coordinate with the paintings on the wall. In his ongoing project called <i>People Matching Artworks</i>, he captures the unexpected moments …

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An easy way to create luminosity masks for perfect landscape selections

Luminosity masks are one of my favourite things about editing images in Photoshop. They offer so much more power than you can get in Lightroom or …

An Online Guide to 350 International Art Styles & Movements: An Invaluable Resource for Students & Enthusiasts of Art History

If you majored in art history, you no doubt have lasting memories, and possibly painful ones, of long nights spent in the library memorizing the …

The Internet is Going Nuts for This Landscape Photographer's Creative Images

Have you heard of the desert lake in Australia with extremely high concentration of salt? Well, it is the Lake Eyre and Murray Fredericks, an …

Mesmerizing “Time Slice” Photos Show Single Locations at Different Times of Day

For years, artist and photographer Fong Qi Wei has been skillfully slicing photographs into awe-inspiring scenes showcasing the passage of time. Known as “time slice” photographs, each work of art combines several photos taken at different times of day to produce a single, strikingly cohesive …

Funny Street Art Installations by Tom Bob Transform Mundane Objects

Look how much he can do just with a simple manhole cover!<p>We can't wait to see what other amusing illusions he has in store for us.<p><b>Tom Bob: Instagram</b><br>h/t: [ufunk]<p>All images via Tom Bob.

Playful Lettering Alterations Transform Ordinary Words into Clever Illustrations

This playful series by Ji Lee called <i>Word as Image</i> is one that's nearly 20 years in the making. It began as an assignment for his typography class while in art school, which encouraged students to see beyond the practicality of letterforms and instead play with their shapes to discover their …

Typography

Quirky Couple Travels Around the World to Playfully Interact with Architecture

Citing the street as their favorite workplace and the whole world as their canvas, Valencia-based couple Anna Devis and Daniel Rueda inventively interact with architecture. When paired with their love of travel, this playful interest culminates in a quirky and creative collection of photos that'll …

Artist Spray Paints Colorful Tiles on Floors of Abandoned Buildings

Spanish artist Javier de Riba looked to his heritage as inspiration for his new series <i>Floors.</i> Born in Barcelona, de Riba drew on his Catalan roots—specifically the brightly patterned tile floors found in traditional Catalan homes—and twisted them into something unexpected. Using stencils and paint, …

This Artist Is Teaching Neural Networks to Make Abstract Art

Gregory Chatonsky even let a program name the paintings.<p>Can computers make art? Nearly a year after Google's DeepDream program flooded the internet with puppyslugs, it's still hard to tell. Artist Gregory Chatonsky, whose work deals with the technological catastrophes facing our culture, explores …

These Creepy Paintings Look Ripped from a Surreal Storybook

Roby dwi Antono’s paintings portray children frolicking with ghostly creatures in an unsettling fantasyland.<p>Young but far from foolish, a cast of girls stand their ground while animal specters invade their immediate surroundings. The image of an unperturbed pre-teen girl holding an oversized insect …

10 Fascinating Photographs that Look Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these unbelievable …

Cinta Vidal's Gravities

Spanish painter Cinta Vidal opens a new exhibition in Thinkspace Gallery's Project Room.