Note: For the best effect, look at the images before reading the description. Highly-talented Spanish artist Eloy Morales has done a wonderful job of tricking our visual perception. The artist created a series of strikingly realistic self-portraits that at first look as if the artist simply covered his face with multicoloured paint and took photographs...
If you're the kind of person who thinks roses, chocolates and heart-shaped postcards for Valentine's day are too banal, try surprising your sweet Valentine with these original and thought-provoking Valentine cards.
Tumblr blogger VSE OK introduces us to miniature superheroes in absurd scenarios that accurately reveal their lifestyles and the kinds of relationships they would have with regular people like us.
U.K.-born writer and illustrator October Jones (real name Joe Butcher) takes advantage of the time he spends every day on the train impressively well. The author of “Texts From Dog: The Dog Delusion” takes any kinds of paper and draws funny cartoon faces for his fellow commuters.
Chilean born and London based artist Livia Marin presents traditional ceramic objects in an unusual way – her cups, kettles and vases are melting into puddles of patterned porcelain. The series titled Nomad Patterns demonstrates traditional Chinese landscape decorations and motifs like willows, birds and pagodas elaborately painted on running crockery.
Since 2006, American artist Joe Mangrum has been packing bags of coloureds sand and decorating NYC pavement with his striking sand paintings. Most of his paintings are quite psychedelic and look like large mandalas, uniting spontaneous creation and deep meditation.
"I have always loved art, and I have always loved to read," admits Pennsylvania-based artist Jodi Harvey-Brown, who decided to mix these two passions of hers in a magnificent new medium. The artist brings the stories that dwell in her favourite books to life by making astonishing book sculptures depicting scenes from the literary world....
Portuguese artist Victor Nunes creates amusing and playful drawings using bits of everyday objects, scraps of food or fabric. Nunes creates the drawings and incorporates random objects into them, placing nuts inside one’s head or using scissors instead of eyes.
A 23-year-old Russian artist, known as Santani by the DeviantArt community, combines fantasy and realism in her impressive doll sculptures. Santani creates these dolls using materials like fimo clay, cernit, sculpey, sonnet and fabric fur, which makes the solid sculptures look like fluffy creatures.
Poland-based Elżbieta Wodała creates elegant “paintings” by gluing together different kinds of dried seeds, leaves, petals and other plant parts she collects in parks, gardens, forests and meadows.
British artist Benjamin Shine creates large stunning portraits from a rather unusual material – tulle. The artist carefully irons and folds the fabric, pleating it into amazing pictures, ranging from portraits of iconic stars to beautiful abstractions. The works are entirely single-coloured, but Shine’s precise technique helps him create multiple layers and shades that turn...