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Animals That Really Want to Be Photographers!

April 17, 2015 in Animals, Art, artist, Photography

Watch out, photographers! Looks like someone is trying to take your job! Over the past few years we’ve seen a number of hilarious photos of animals looking as if they’re about to take pictures. Rather than being the subject of a photo, they want to be the one snapping it. And we’re not just talking […]

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More Incredible Miniature Paintings by Lorraine Loots

April 17, 2015 in Animals, Art, artist, Drawing, Painting

Lorraine Loots, an expert at creating tiny art “for ants,” is back with a new series of mind-bogglingly small (and beautiful) paintings of animals, space, and her favorite books.  We previously highlighted her amazing miniatures HERE, as part of her ‘miniature painting every day for a year’ project. She plans to create 100 mini paintings […]

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John Bramblitt Went Blind in 2001. In 2002, he Started Painting

April 16, 2015 in Art, artist, Painting, People, Video

In 2001 John Bramblitt changed his epilepsy medication. Unfortunately his body had a bad reaction to the new medicine and his epileptic seizures got so severe that the damage caused his vision to go from 20/400 (double the limit for legal blindness) to complete blindness. While John maintained light perception he was no longer able to see […]

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Street Art That Masterfully Interacts With Nature!

April 15, 2015 in Art, artist, Graffiti, Nature, Street art

Urbanism and nature do not always get along well, but when they do, the collaboration may create something really special and unique. Here are some great examples of this combination.  What is your favorite? And don’t forget, if you’re looking for a piece of original art to hang on your walls, check out artFido HERE!

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Amazing Hand-Blown Glass Creatures By Scott Bisson

April 13, 2015 in Animals, Art, artist, Carving, Ceramics, Craft, Sculpture

Scott Bisson, a passionate glass blower living in Oregon, creates wonderful hand-crafted glass-blown creatures with beautiful and subtle colors. He often chooses to portray aquatic creatures or amphibians whose natural forms match well with the flowing qualities of the molten glass that he shapes. Bisson’s career as a glass blower began in high school when […]

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Gravity-Defying Photos of Dancer Captured as if Frozen in Time

April 13, 2015 in Art, artist, Dance, Performance, Photography, Video

While levitation photography is nothing new, Taiwanese-French-American photographer Mickael Jou’s self-portraits of himself leaping through the air are exceptionally elegant feats of movement and grace. For the past three years, the Berlin-based creative has united his two passions—photography and dance—by capturing stunning images of his own nimble motions frozen in time. Similar to photographer Jordan […]

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Beautiful Photos of Children And Animals By Russian Photographer Elena Karneeva

April 12, 2015 in Animals, Art, artist, Kids, Photography, Wildlife

Children’s relationships with animals and with each other are free of many of the misconceptions and unfounded fears that can infect our minds later in life. It is this innocence that Elena Karneeva, a professional child and family photographer based in Moscow, captures in her beautiful photos of children and animals. The children in each […]

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Look Again: This Chameleon is Actually Two Painted Women

April 9, 2015 in Animals, Art, artist, Body Art

Johannes Stötter, an incredibly talented bodypaint artist from Italy, has created a video to show us exactly how his amazing illusory body art “unfolds,” showing us the full transition from the chameleon we think we see in his art to the two painted women that actually compose the image. It took Stötter 4 hours to […]

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Creative Sketches That Incorporate Everyday Objects

April 9, 2015 in Art, artist, Craft, Food Art, Fun

In an ongoing series called “Sunday Sketch”, Christoph Niemann incorporates everyday objects in fun and creative ways, playing with perspective and reimagining the objects as something else entirely. Niemann is an illustrator, artist, and author. His work has appeared on the covers The New Yorker, Time, Wired and The New York Times Magazine. Since July 2008, Niemann has been writing and illustrating […]

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Floating Miniature Landscapes by Jorge Maymet

April 9, 2015 in Art, artist, Landscape, Sculpture

Artist Jorge Mayet sculpts miniature landscapes that look like they’re islands floating in an infinite abyss. The small works, which appear against white gallery walls, create the illusion that they’ve splintered from the ground. Their roots and soil are exposed beneath luscious green grass and tiny homes. While these scenes appear peaceful, some of Mayet’s […]

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