Fine artist Lauren Charlton redefines everyday objects through interpretation and manipulation. During her 3rd year at the Manchester School of Art, the artist focused much of her attention on the theme of "connecting the human life to that of birds (homing pigeons)."
This stunning piece, entitled Flutter, was developed for her degree show project. The intricate design is composed…Continue
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Artists Andrew Hem and Mel Kadel both recently developed solo exhibitions that will be showing throughout March at Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles, California. Andrew Hem's work, Dream but Don't Sleep, is a collection of new pieces that feature bold colors…Continue
From breathtaking arched icebergs in Greenland to cute waddling penguins in Antarctica, wildlife and travel photographer Paul Souders captures nature at its best. Across 20 years, Souders has documented his incredible adventures through his lens—many of which have been recognized as award-winning photographs. His intimate experiences with nature are a refreshing glimpse at the world beyond our…
Fine art photographer Tina Schultz's portrait work is a powerful exploration of emotions conveyed through expressive compositions. In each piece, nothing is exactly what it seems as she digitally blends elements from multiple photographs into compelling stories filled with mystery, enchantment,…
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Seedscapes is a series of meticulously arranged organic sculptures by England-born artist Gowri Savoor. To create each natural formation, Savoor attaches a variety of plant and fruit seeds—including apple, pumpkin, and sunflower—to the ends of long stem wire and arranges them in undulating curves on a solid base.
Natural patterns emerge from the very purposeful…Continue
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New York-based artist Kim Keever experiments with colorful tinted paints and water to create these beautifully abstract, hypnotizing formations. As a former thermal engineer for NASA projects, Keever tends to veer his work towards the scientific and experimental.
To produce this particular style, the artist drops various amounts of color into water and documents the swirling liquids as…Continue
Artist Gary Hovey uses his forks, knives, and spoons much differently than the rest of us. The Ohio-based artist builds intricate sculptures by cutting, welding, and shaping the stainless steel materials together into animal forms.
Upon first glance, the many wildlife figures, like birds, fish, and bears, have realistic shapes. It is only upon closer inspection that the…Continue
Brazilian street artist Luis Seven Martins, aka L7m, continues to produce amazing illustrations that blur the lines between abstraction and nature. Rather than taking to the streets, this time L7m turned his spray paint and acrylics to a number of canvases. His expressive collection features stunning…
London-based artist Mister Peebles creates adorable drawings where animals, sometimes wearing human clothing, exude playful personalities. He begins with a pencil drawing and then fills in the form with colorful watercolor pencils and ink until the final creature has emerged on the page.
He uses a neutral color palette to develop all kinds of animals from…Continue
Photographer Mo Devlin takes an interesting approach to flower photography by first freezing his buds in order to produce these stunning, abstract compositions. Using a macro lens, Devlin captures intriguing light, texture, and unexpected details within the dramatic colors and shapes set in ice.
The entire experimental process is delightfully unpredictable. Through trial and error, Devlin has learned that ordinary tap water produces cloudy ice so he now gets his…Continue
Once overlooked and unused, this abandoned garage has since been transformed into a gorgeous, functioning space that serves as a retreat, a meditation space, a lounge, an artist studio, and accommodations for an overnight stay. The bright, eco-friendly design was developed by Graypants, Inc, a firm based in both Seattle and Amsterdam who strive to produce thoughtful projects that tell a good…
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Seoul, Korea-based Samoo Architects & Engineers (SAMOO) recently proposed a design for the National Research Center for Endangered Species that will be constructed in Yeongyang-gun, one of the cleanest environmental areas in Korea. In the winning design, the firm proposed a three-part structure that will blend harmoniously within the surrounding environment while…
Greece-based artist Charis Tsevis is fascinated with the wired world we live in. No matter how wireless technology continues to develop, we still find ourselves dependent upon outlets for data transfer and power, and, if we look around, it's standard to be surrounded by a handful of…
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The world's next big designer may just be this four-year-old girl whose love for fashion goes way beyond the average kid. The young girl, lovingly called Mayhem by mom Angie (@2sisters_angie), was not satisfied with playing dress-up in store-bought princess dresses or in her mom's clothes. She began wrapping…Continue
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Disappear is a collage project by French artist Slip, where forms, colors, and landscapes intersect in visually exciting combinations. In the series, the artist introduces new realities where mundane black and white backgrounds are interrupted by beautifully intriguing silhouette figures.
By layering different elements together, Slip creatively explores techniques that break the standard…Continue
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Artist Michael Grab of Gravity Glue is incredibly skilled at achieving beautiful harmony in the most surprising rock formations. His delicately assembled stacks, entitled Balancing Rocks, seem to defy gravity. However, he says that gravity is the only "glue" that holds his structures together.
The creative stone…Continue
19-year-old artist Aliza Razell creates beautiful narratives in her mixed-media photographs by combining self-portraits with splashes of color to produce strange and mystifying images that cannot fully be explained. The beautifully thoughtful moments seem perfectly planned out so that the components can be naturally blend together into meaningful stories.
Razell manipulates each image…Continue
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When photographer Trent Bell discovered that his friend—educated, employed, married, and a father of four—was sentenced to thirty-six years in prison, he was extremely distraught and, haunted by this terrible reality, he was inspired to create this powerful photo series entitled Reflect: Convicts' letters to their younger selves.
The captivating portraits offer a rare…Continue
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Brussels-based illustrator and graphic designer Laurent Durieux draws upon a variety of old films like Jaws, The Iron Giant, and The Birds as the inspiration for his series of intriguing movie posters. The artist uses a retro-futuristic approach to his…