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The Top Photos in the 2016 Birth Photography Competition (NSFW)

February 12, 2016 in Art, artist, People, Photography

Childbirth: it’s one of life’s great miracles. For the last five years, the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers (IAPBP) has held a photography contest which celebrates “the beauty of birth and the skill of birth photographers”.  The contest is split into three categories: labor, delivery, and postpartum. The IAPBP just announced the finalists and winners for the 2016 competition, […]

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Art Institute of Chicago Recreates van Gogh’s Bedroom and Puts it on Airbnb

February 11, 2016 in Art, artist, Design, Painting

It’s one of the most familiar bedrooms in the world of art, if not the most well known bedroom full stop. “Bedroom in Arles” was painted by Vincent van Gogh in 1888. And for the first time in North America, all three version of this famous painting will be displayed in the same exhibition Chicago. To celebrate the […]

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Artists Share Controversial Cartoons Depicting the Shocking Reality Of Modern Day Society

February 9, 2016 in Art, artist

PeTry and CriSan are two Romanian cartoonists who have shared their views on our modern world over the last 30 years of their career. Their cartoons are largely satirical, and touch on a myriad of topics including war, politics, immorality and the like. What do you think of their work? #1 The Soldier’s Future: #2: […]

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10 Myths About the Rule of Thirds in Art

February 9, 2016 in Art, artist, Photography

The Rule of Thirds, according to Tavis Leaf Glover, a fine art photographer and author based in Honolulu, Hawaii: My name is Tavis Leaf Glover, and I’m an artist just like you, trying to create art that I can be proud of and share with the world. Though, something really hindered me in the beginning… […]

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Artist Who Was Born Without Arms Creates Amazingly Realistic Drawings

February 3, 2016 in Art, artist, Drawing, People

Next time things get a bit tough and you want to throw in the towel, spare a thought for artist Mariusz Kedzierski. Despite the fact that Mariusz was born without arms, he has fulfilled his dream of becoming an artist.  And his realistic drawings are some of the best we’ve seen! According to Mariusz: “But for me disability doesn’t […]

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artFido’s Killer GIFs

February 2, 2016 in Art, artist, GIFs

Every now and then we find a killer GIF that we have to share with our fans on Facebook. We’ll store them all here for you too! Check back often as we’ll keep on adding them! 1) From the guys at Felissimo and YOU+MORE, these touch-screen kitty cat gloves let you swipe with a cat’s […]

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Artist and Hair Stylist Paints Hair After Famous Paintings

February 2, 2016 in Art, artist, Body Art, Craft, Painting

Artist are often inspired by the Great Masters when they create their own works. One such artist, hairdresser Ursula Goff, has taken the inspiration into the hair arena by bringing the colour swatches from famous paintings into her client’s hair. She spends many hours ensuring that her color scheme roughly approximates the hues in Van Gogh’s Starry Night or […]

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Nikon Awards Photo Prize to Photoshopped Photo, Hilarity Ensues

February 2, 2016 in Art, artist, Photography

With the increasing use of Photoshop and other photo editing programs to make your photographs look ‘just right’, every now and then someone gets caught out taking a bit too far. This was definitely the case with Nikon Singapore when they posted an announcement on its Facebook page on the weekend (since deleted), congratulating a photographer named Chay […]

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The Loch Ness Monster is Real and Infuses Your Tea

February 1, 2016 in Animals, Art, Craft, Design

It’s still up for debate as to whether or not the Loch Ness Monster is real or not, but in the world of tea he is alive and well AND infusing your tea just for kicks! The guys over at OTOTO Design came up the these Baby Nessie Tea Infusers, and they may change your tea-time […]

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Budapest Artist Creates a Series of Self-Portraits Called Animeyed

January 29, 2016 in Animals, Art, artist, Photography

There’s something hypnotically captivating about Budapest artist Flora Borsi‘s latest photography series titled “Animeyed”. In it, Flora takes takes a series of self-portraits where an animal’s eye is used in place of her right eye. Here are some of our favorites. What’s yours? And don’t forget, if you’re looking for a piece of original art to […]

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