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Artist Draws Herself On Drugs to Show How it Affects Your Brain

August 28, 2015 in Abstraction, Art, artist, Drawing, People

We’ve previously written about artists who have experimented with the effect drugs have on their work (see HERE). User whatafinethrowaway, inspired by the “Nine Drawings” series which was the result of an experiment by the US government in the 1950’s, asked her friend to draw self-portraits while on LSD. The friend took 200µg of LSD and […]

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Rings That Become Animals When 3 Pieces Are Put Together

August 27, 2015 in Art, artist, Body Art, Craft, Jewellery

Bangkok artist “m e r r y m e” is the creator of the 3 ring, a set of rings that can be assembled into animals! They are sold in sets of three rings that, when worn together, make an animal. Some, like the crane, should be worn all on one finger. The squirrel set, however, […]

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Stunning Skulls Carved Into Pearls by Shinji Nakaba

August 26, 2015 in Art, artist, Carving

Japenese artist Shinji Nakaba creates stunning jewelry using unconventional materials to create his pieces. His latest works, featuring intricately carved pearl skulls, are an example of his exceptional work. According to Shinji: “I just want to bring brand new life to something that has no value,” Nakaba tells Magnifico. “I use not only precious metals and stones, but […]

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The Best Wedding Cake Compromise Ever

August 26, 2015 in Art, artist, Food Art

In one of the most artistically romantic compromises we’ve ever seen, when comic book buff Billy Bunning and his fiancée Kia Parsons got married, they decided to treat their guests to a ‘Two-Face’ wedding cake that would satisfy both the superhero fan in him, as well as her wish for something traditional. Decorated with confectionery […]

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A Mesmerizing Alarm Clock That Works Using Magnetic Fluids

August 26, 2015 in Art, artist, Design

Ferrolic is a mesmerizing clock which relies on the manipulation of magnetic fluids to display the time. Invented by Zelf Koelman, the clock uses ferrofluid - a liquid that becomes strongly magnetized in the presence of a magnetic field - to display recognizable shapes in response to magnets embedded inside the clock’s aluminum frame. The moving blobs look almost alive, a […]

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Painstakingly Hand Crafted World Globes By One of the Last Globemakers

August 25, 2015 in Art, artist, Craft

Peter Bellerby wanted a globe for his father’s 80th birthday. Unfortunately, he had to choose between flimsy cheap globes and fragile antiques. Bellerby chose the door number three, and decided to make one himself. This was much harder than he realized, starting with the search for accurate maps, and ending up with globe rotation issues. Along […]

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Artist Photographs 100 Naked Women To Show The Power Of A Strong Nude Photo (NSFW)

August 24, 2015 in Art, artist, Body Art, People, Photography

Warning: as the title of this post suggests, this photo series contains a lot of nudity. London artist Nadia Lee Cohen who knows the power of a good nude. “The female form has always fascinated me and featured predominantly in my work; therefore, it was important for me to embark upon a project that allowed me to explore […]

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Inflatable Red Ball Art Installation Gets Loose, Rolls Around Toledo

August 22, 2015 in Art, artist, Installation

Well this certainly isn’t something you see every day… a man caught on video the moment a public art installation in Toledo, Ohio – a giant, 250-pound red ball – decided to run away and start rolling down streets lined with parked cars. Part of a Toledo Museum of Art exhibit, the RedBall Project by artist […]

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It’s a Sad World According to the Illustrations of Steve Cutts

August 21, 2015 in Art, artist, Digital Art

Artist and social commentator Steve Cutts thinks the world should be different. Work shouldn’t be a grinding, soul-crushing rat race for the almighty dollar. Consumerism shouldn’t hold a vice-like grip on our lives. And social media, well, we need to throw-off the shackles we so eagerly put on ourselves. Wouldn’t life be better then? Steve Cutts […]

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Amazing Photorealistic Portraits Created with a Single Piece of Thread

August 21, 2015 in Art, artist

Kumi Yamashita is a New York artist who uses mathematics and her expertise in visual calculations to create thread and nail portraits called Constellation. The artist’s work astounds many with its meticulously executed construction and the fine details that are captured through her creative diligence. By using three basic items—a wooden block (painted white), nails, and a single piece of […]

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