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    Loretta Kasper – It’s a Statten Island Thing

    A retired professor, Loretta Kasper works from her home studio in Staten Island, New York City. After starting her artistic development painting in acrylics, and then moving on to test her skills with various other materials, she now concentrates on mixed mediums. “The person who has most influenced my present style, and in fact, who...
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    Korean Artist Illustrates The Magical Feeling Of Falling In Love

    After all the flashy declarations of love go, the small but truly romantic things stay. And that’s what South Korean illustrator, Hyocheon Jeong, has captured in her heartwarming illustration series. She drew simple everyday moments of couples being together, cozying up to each other with the occasional cat by their side. “The sources of my...
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    Illustrator Creates the Most Amazing Dog Playing Cards Ever

    Looking for the perfect gift for your friend or loved one that has everything? Why not get them these amazing dog-themed playing cards by San Fran artist John Littleboy? The cards, aptly named Pack of Dogs, is the latest project from John who operates a kooky and creative online playing card shop known as Artiphany. “Transformed...
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    Tattooed Stocking Legs by Thieves of Tower

    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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    Another Amazing Stop Motion Video by Ainslie Henderson

    When we last saw Ainslie Henderson’s animation in Moving On, many of us were moved to tears. Henderson is back with another spectacular stop motion performance in “Stems”, where a group of figures break off from Henderson’s narrative to form a slapdash electronic band, utilizing scraps from his workbench to construct instruments from the same...
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    The African Village Where Every House Is a Work of Art

    Burkina Faso is by no means an area frequented by tourists, but at the base of a hill overlooking the surrounding sun-drenched West African savannah lies an extraordinary village, a circular 1.2 hectare complex of intricately embellished earthen architecture. It is the residence of the chief, the royal court and the nobility of the Kassena...
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    Ancient Terracotta Warriors Re-Imagined as Pop-Culture Icons

    In a whimsical twist on ancient artwork, a terracotta army of sculptures re-imagines cartoon characters as stoic heroes. San Francisco-based artist Lizabeth Eva Rossof designed the army and hired an authentic terracotta-warrior replicator to manufacture the figures. Rossof’s sculptures are comprised of the same materials as the iconic army guarding the tomb of China’s first...
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    Multi-Layered, Mind Bending Graffiti Lettering by Pref

    If you’re anything like us, you wrote your name in big, stylized letters all over everything you could… whether you were allowed to or not. Street artist Pref must have been really good at it, as he is amazing now. Pref explores words and common phrases through unique multi-layered murals. His 3D text is used...
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    Tattoo Artist Does Free Tattoos Domestic Violence Survivors

    Unfortunately, domestic violence continues to be a real and serious problem across the world. However tattoo artist Flavia Carvalho has taken it upon herself to reduce the life-long scars that abuse can bring, by starting a project “A Pele da Flor” (The Skin of the Flower).  This project is all about giving hurt women tattoos free of...
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    Artist Creates A Series Of Silly Puns And Their Opposites

    Teo Zirinis, otherwise known as handsoffmydinosaur on instagram, is the king of puns. One of his favorite things to do is to come up with silly word plays which he then brings to life in illustration. His latest series features puns and their opposites… double the pun and double the fun! Scroll down and like...
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    Enormous Sculpture Crawls Out of the Ground in Budapest!

    Artist Ervin Loránth Hervé created an impressive sculpture called “Popped Up” that depicts a giant man crawling out of the earth. The polystyrene sculpture is located at Széchenyi Square in Budapest, Hungary, and was one of the highlights for the Art Market Budapest 2014 international contemporary art fair. Art Market Budapest is an annual exhibition and...
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    Figurative Wire Mesh Sculptures by Edoardo Tresoldi

    Edoardo Tresoldi is an artist and sculptor from Rome, Italy. The artist’s medium of choice is wire mesh which he molds into figurative sculptures of humans and animals. You can find many of Tresoldi’s artworks on his Behance page with additional views and close-ups of his fascinating work. And don’t forget, if you’re looking for a piece of...
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    French Designer Creates Unique Dresses From The Spines of Books

    French creator and fashion designer Sylvie Facon sew dresses from fabrics that she has created and with such attention to detail, they would steal any catwalk. The designer gowns crafted by Facon ranges from very romantic lacework to high fashion dresses made from book spines, highlighting the incredible versatility of the dress designer skills. Craftsmanship...
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    The Cutest Shar Pei You’ve Ever Seen Poses For the Camera

    Paddington might be one of the cutest dogs we’ve ever seen… with the exception of our mascot Fido of course.  He’s an adorable Shar Pei whose soft wrinkles make him look much older than his five years. His hooman, Tasmania-based owner Annie Jacob, highlights this fact by snapping delightful photos of him dressed in plaid jackets and...
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    Toddlers Hilarious Reactions to Trying a Lemon Slice For The First Time

    Most people will agree that all toddlers are cute – but, as a group of photographers have undeniably proven, they’re even cuter when they’re tasting a lemon for the first time. Photographers April Maciborka and David Wile have compiled a series of photos of adorable toddlers sucking down lemons – and the priceless facial expressions the...
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    Any Animal That Touches This Lethal Lake Turns to Stone

    There’s a deceptively still body of water in Tanzania with a deadly secret – it turns any animal it touches to stone. The rare phenomenon is caused by the chemical makeup of the lake, but the petrified creatures it leaves behind are straight out of a horror film. Photographed by Nick Brandt in his new book, Across the...