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Abandoned Chinese Fishing Village Being Swallowed By Nature

July 1, 2015 in Art, artist, Nature, People, Wildlife

Shengsi, an archipelago of almost 400 islands at the mouth of China’s Yangtze river, holds a secret shrouded in time – an abandoned fishing village being reclaimed by nature. These photos by Jane Qing, a creative photographer based in Shanghai, take us into this lost village on the beautiful archipelago. And don’t forget, if you’re […]

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Long-Exposure Photos of a New Zealand Cave Illuminated by Glowing Worms

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

The twinkling lights dotting the ceiling of this dazzling cave system are the work of arachnocampa luminosa, a bioluminescent gnat larva (also called a glowworm) found throughout the island nation of New Zealand. It is believed that the light, emitted mostly from females, is how the insects find mates. These long-exposure photos by local photographer Joseph Michael capture […]

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Yummy Sweets Perfectly Organized by Color

June 30, 2015 in Art, artist, Color, Colour, Design

Our recent post about photographer Emily Blincoe was so popular (see HERE) that we thought we’d share another one… this time with a bit of a sweet tooth. For her Sugar Series, she collected a wide range of color-specific candies, arranged them in deliciously symmetrical squares, and then photographed the organized compositions. She included every candy one can imagine, […]

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Wonderfully Witty Animal Comics by Liz Climo!

June 30, 2015 in Art, Design, Drawing

Step into the wonderfully wacky world of Liz Climo, where animals of all species enjoy witty jokes, adorable friendships, and everyday joys together. In her trademark style, the artist uses two panels and a minimalist, folksy style to deliver punchlines that are both clever and sweet. Her charming characters may have fins, feathers, and fur, but […]

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Makeup Artist Transforms Her Mouth to Look Like Cartoon Characters

June 29, 2015 in Animals, Art, artist, Body Art, Makeup

Makeup artist Laura Jenkinson‘s expertly transforms her own mouth into those of beloved cartoon characters, displaying both her skills and whimsical creativity. As for how she accomplishes each of her creations, the artist starts out by finding a picture that she likes, holds it up as a guide, and then uses a mirror to draw the […]

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Twisted Ropes Attached to Gallery Walls Sprout like Trees

June 25, 2015 in Art, artist, Installation, Sculpture

Brazil-based artist duo Janaina Mello and Daniel Landini of Mello + Landini create tree-like installations with untwisted ropes fastened to the walls of galleries. Titled Ciclotramas, the artworks have gone through 17 different iterations since 2010, each involving some form of ropes that seem to branch through the air and splay onto surfaces like fractals or a network […]

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Brilliant Human Head Helmets By Jyo John Mullor

June 25, 2015 in Art, artist, Design

In what has got to be some of the most awesomely creepy designs we’ve seen in a long time, Dubai artist Jyo John Mullor has created several concept images of different kinds of human heads helmets! Mullor tells us that as this stage these are strictly concepts only, but we’d definitely purchase one if he took […]

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Artist Makes Incredible Creatures Out of Driftwood

June 24, 2015 in Animals, Art, artist, Sculpture

James Doran-Webb is an amazing British artist currently based in The Philippines. James made his first foray into animal sculptures over 25 years ago with papier mâché, but five years later he began collecting pieces of driftwood and has now amassed a substantial collection that he forages through at his studio. Driftwood sculptures have since become […]

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Holes Drilled Into Coconuts Produces Stunning Lights

June 23, 2015 in Art, artist, Design

Artist Vainius Kubilius carefully crafts lamps that project visually exciting and exotic patterns of light on adjacent walls. Unlike your typical light designer, Kubilius doesn’t simply work with metals and manmade materials. Instead, this creative innovator incorporates coconuts into his products, which he designs under the label Nymphs. “The head of the lamp is made out […]

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Stunning Photography of Vibrantly Colored New England Caterpillars

June 23, 2015 in Animals, Art, artist, Color, Colour

Samuel Jaffe is getting close and personal with subject matter found right in our backyards— the furry, florescent, grubby little creatures we often find inching along our trees and sidewalks. Jaffe is fascinated by local environments, and aims to share the information he has collected about these backyard ecosystems so we can become more in tune […]

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