17-year-old Brian Oldham was always interested in art but he never found a creative outlet that fit. One day, as he was stumbling around, he ran into Rosie Hardy's Flickr stream and it was at that moment that he found his calling. "I wanted to be able to create something that could tell a story and speak to people like her work does," he says. The next day, he started his 365 day… Continue
My fondness for hyperrealistic art led me to this strangely mesmerizing sculpture by French contemporary artist Daniel Firman. Exhibited back in 2008, this life-size piece was seen at the Fontainebleau Castle in Paris, France. Called Wursa, the sculpture is balancing on its trunk 18,000 km above the earth. Firman consulted with a professional taxidermist to construct this piece making it look as… Continue
When it comes to Moleskine sketches, no one does it quite like Swedish artist Mattias Adolfsson. His Moleskine sketchbooks are filled with hyper-detailed scenes drawn with a Namiki Falcon fountain pen, which he complements with touches of watercolor. Each page showcases Adolfsson's amazing skill and quality!…
Waiting for A Mad Tea Party
Everyone knows that Disneyland is the happiest place on Earth. With so many people visiting the theme park every day, waiting in line is inevitable. Photographer Arin Fishkin took these hilarious shots of kids and their parents as they sit, stand, sleep, and crawl their way to the front of the line.
Russian artists Alexei Lyapunov and Lena Ehrlich of Art Lebedev Studio present a new way of making flash drives. Using cardboard, they've created disposable thumb drives, which have biodegradable housing and are environmentally friendly.
They are also inexpensive to produce. Cardboard is a more cost-effective material than plastic, wood or metal. It wouldn’t require using costly inks… Continue
Cartoons characters are often tangled up in messy situations but what happens when you mix them with classic paintings by world famous artists? Hilarity ensues! Though we couldn't find the person who took on this challenge, he or she has done an impressive job in inserting our favorite cartoon characters into memorable paintings. The result? What would happen when art meets… Continue
These aren't your typical dollhouses. French artist Marc Giai-Miniet creates incredibly detailed miniature boxes featuring multi-level structures, split apart to give us a fascinating view of what's going on inside.
Cluttered yet still very organized, the series titled, "Les boîtes" (The Boxes), includes dark, messy scenes inside laboratories, factories, libraries, and offices.… Continue
If you don't believe that some people are just born with a natural gift, then you haven't met Tony Katai. When he was just 13 years old, Tony bought an old Nikon film camera from his friend and started shooting. Now at 18, he's able to take such interesting photos that even Urban Outfitters says… Continue
Every two years in the city of Tarragona, Spain, "castellers" gather to see who can build the highest, most intricate human castles. This uniquely Catalan tradition requires astonishing strength, finesse, balance - and most of all - courage.
Simple yet so clever! A team of young creatives at the Escola Cuca Advertising School in Sao Paolo, Brazil have put together this awesome Lego Star Wars series under the tagline, "Make Your Own Story." Great idea and wonderful execution.
Advertising School: Escola Cuca, São Paulo, Brazil
Art Directors: Diego Mourão,… Continue
Raphael Vicenzi is a talented illustrator from Brussels, Belgium. He mixes distinctive yet complementary elements of high fashion, street art and graffiti into his digital artwork. Typography is also tied into the pieces, not just for style, but to also make a bold statement.…
After Banksy’s film Exit Through the Gift Shop was nominated for an Oscar, the UK street artist made a special trip to Los Angeles to honor the momentous occasion. Here are a few standout pieces that he put up in the last couple weeks.
The boy shooting crayons (below) is located in Westwood, home of UCLA. As a Bruin myself, I can tell you firsthand that many students have… Continue
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Forrester recently predicted that laptop sales will continue to grow from 26.4 million in 2010 to 38.9 million in 2015. In fact, even though tablets, like… Continue
Andreas Shabelnikov imagines the universe as it comes to a dramatic end. The French digital artist doesn't just blow up the sun and demolish the earth, he takes on the world's most famous cities, showing us what would happen if nature's fury had her way. Vibrant and detailed, each piece stands alone as an incredible work of art. …
A Boy Returns Home Not Realizing How Much He’s Changed
Using a variety of mixed media including oil, acrylic, ink, charcoal and graphite, artist Ian Francis creates fantasy-fueled scenes that are filled with mystery and intrigue. In 2010, he released a new set of work that looks as if he's shifted his style from dream-like to cinematic.
In light of the historic events unfolding in Egypt, our partners over at National Geographic Channel present a week of programs — Treasures of Egypt — that spotlight the antiquities of one of mankind’s most significant ancient cultures. Beginning tonight, Tuesday, February 22 and all week long at 8PM ET/PT, Treasures of Egypt will… Continue
Polish photographer Leszek Bujnowski takes us on a haunting journey, into a spine-chilling world where most wouldn't dare to walk alone. His moody and atmospheric photos remind us of Luis Beltrán or… Continue