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The Yellowstone Milky Way is A Sight to See!

July 30, 2015 in Art, artist, Nature, Photography

Photographer David Lane recently captured these amazing photos of the Milky Way in Yellowstone park in America. You might notice the vibrant coloration – it’s the effect of the photographer increasing the airglow saturation by 10% instead of decreasing it. There’s some combination involved: one picture can made up from 16 combined shots. David is avid fan […]

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Miniature Creations Painted With Coffee

July 27, 2015 in Art, artist, Food Art, Painting, watercolor, watercolour

@coffeetopia – also know as Ghidaq al-Nizar – began as a latte artist, but has taken his craft to another level by deconstructing frothy brews and utilizing their most basic component - coffee - his medium of choice. Al-Nizar takes the steamy, soothing drink out of the cup and artistically applies it to an equally unconventional canvas - leaves and other […]

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“American Beauty” Standards Redefined With Women of All Types

July 24, 2015 in Art, artist, Body Art, Photography

It’s a scene etched in many a movie goers mind – actress Mena Suvari rolling around in a room full of rose petals in Kevin Spacey’s “American Beauty” dream. Photographer Carey Fruth has made her own interpretation of this scene with her “American Beauty” image series.  In it, women of all shapes and sizes  which shows women […]

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Portraits of Pollen-Covered Bats Taken by the World’s Leading Bat Expert

July 23, 2015 in Animals, Art, artist, Photography

If you’ve ever seen an image of a cute bat in a newspaper, magazine or a book, it’s likely that this photo was taken by chief bat biologist Merlin Tuttle. The founder of the Bat Conservation International, Tuttle has spent nearly his entire life working for the conservation of bats, who are often hunted and […]

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Artist Matches Everyday Objects With Pantone Swatches

July 22, 2015 in Art, artist, Color, Colour, Fun

For those of you were weren’t aware, Panatone Color Matching is the system which standardizes colors around the world. In a recent color mixy-matchy project, Inka Mathews used the Pantone system to match various random items with their colors. The match-ups are pleasing to the eye, partially because of the tiny objects involved. The other […]

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Geometric Sand Castles by Calvin Seibert

July 21, 2015 in Art, artist, Nature, Sculpture

Is it freezing cold or boiling hot where you are at the moment?  Never mind, as artist Calvin Seibert is about to heat you up with his incredible sand sculptures! This very talented artist has mastered the sand-sculpting game, both in construction and conception. The incredibly complex, geometric structures he creates often resemble miniaturized estates, featuring steep […]

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Animal Skeletons Crocheted From String!

July 21, 2015 in Animals, Art, artist, Design

In one of the more unusually beautiful artistic pursuits we’ve seen recently, artist Caitlin T. McCormack crochets animal skeletons from yarn and then solidifies them with glue. The works are intricate and look extremely fragile, just like old animal bones that have spent time in the ground. Her works come in several forms, from single skulls […]

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The Top 50 Images of the First Half of 2015 According to Twisted Sifter

July 16, 2015 in Art, artist, People, Photography

The guys over at Twisted Sifter recently compiled their list of the top 50 images for the first half of 2015. Here they are in all their glory. What’s your favorite? 50. City Issues Parking Ticket to Car Sculpture it Commissioned: Artwork by Erwin Wurm 49. Cypress Tree Avenue – Point Reyes, California: Photograph by FRANK SCHULENBURG  48. […]

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Artist Depicts the Homeless in a New Light To Remind Us They’re Also Human

July 15, 2015 in Art, artist, People, Photography

Photographer Aaron Draper wants to change perceptions about the homeless, who are regularly photographed in black and white. Inspired by the works on Steinbeck, his latest series called “Underexposed”, has a simple premise: to take beautiful, well lit portraits of the homeless. So instead of misery enhanced by a lack of color, you get hopeful people, possessing […]

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Tattooed Stocking Legs by Thieves of Tower

July 15, 2015 in Art, artist, Body Art, tattoos

Tattoo duo Thieves of Tower take “She’s got legs” to a whole new level with spectacularly tattooed landscape scenes on the backs of legs, giving the distinct impression that the tattooed wearer is sporting a beautifully intricate pair of leggings or stockings.  They probably won’t keep you warm and may not be everyone’s cup of tea, […]

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