Optical Illusion Portrait of Ferdinand Cheval made of Household Objects and Furniture

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What may look like a portrait of a man at first glance, is actually a pile of trash precisely put together to deceive the viewer.

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World Bodypainting Festival in Austria

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The World Bodypainting Festival held from July 4 to 6 at Lake Worthersee in Austria’s southern Carinthia province included artists from around the world, drawing visitors to the “Mecca of Bodypainting”, according to the World Bodypainting Association.

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Gloomy Sculptures by Hedi Xandt

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The gloomy art of Hedi Xandt is balancing on the edge of contemporary art and graphic design.

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Pothole Art

“Residents in a small town littered with giant potholes may be ready to “crack” the art world – after turning their massively damaged roads into hilarious masterpieces. Fun-natured drivers from Scranton, Pennsylvania have been challenged by an arts group to turn the ugly craters in their neighborhood into pothole art. And they dived straight in – creating everything from a pothole bowl of cereal for breakfast to a popcorn machine and even a sink perfect for washing their dishes in. The Pop Up Studio, who designed the guerrilla art campaign titled Pothole: Positively Filling Negative Space are looking into starting an international competition after receiving such a big response”. – Caters News

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Funny pothole art: Cereal bowl pothole. (Photo by Caters News)

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Nature Sound Form Wave by Anna Marinenko

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Anna Marinenko is a talented graphic designer and sound engineer based in Kiev, Ukraine, who converted nature landscapes into sound waves.

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55 Examples of Cute Cat Tattoo

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Cats are beloved pets of many people. There are a lot of unforgotten memories left with the cute and funny animals. Cat tattoo is often practiced by women as it’s considered as a typical tattoo idea for women, not only for its symbolic meaning, but also for its behavior and characteristics.

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Hyperrealistic Pencil Drawings By Monica Lee

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Monica Lee has been a digital artist for 12 years, and she has finally decided to pursue her dream job as a drawer. She effortlessly pencils complex portraits of freckled girls and guys, many of these art pieces taking 3 to 4 weeks to finish.

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Incredible Wood Sculptures of Willy Verginer

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Modern Italian sculptor Willy Verginer creates incredible wooden sculptures. The artist creates original, multi-faced compositions by playing with space and color.

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30 Examples of 3D Street Art

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A young conceptual artist from New York, Aakash Nihalani, expresses his twisted vision of the visible world through 3D street art executed by duct tape.

Street art is frequently associated with graffiti alone, but the truth is it is probably one of the oldest and most definitely one of the most exact styles of street art. 3D street art derives from so-called street painting, and as its predecessor, its usually executed on streets, sidewalks, or other public pavement areas. 3D murals are also common, but less than pavement pictures. Artists who create 3D street paintings usually use chalk as their principal medium, so on occasion a synonym for the trade – chalk art – is used, while the usual term for the style is anamorphic painting.

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My Little Pony Dolls transformed into Pop Culture Icons by Mari Kasurinen

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My Little Pony has been transformed by Finnish artist Mari Kasurinen, who has turned the little girl’s toy into geeky collectors’ pieces. Introduced by Hasbro way back in 1981, My Little Ponys were distinctively girly with their pretty pastel colouring and decorative rainbow and star embellishments. However, you’d be hard-pressed to recognise the little plastic horses once Mari Kasurinen has done with them. From superheroes and sci-fi stars, like Spock and Wonder Woman, to music icons like Elvis and Lady Gaga, Kasurinen’s customisation work hits all the right pop-culture references.

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Sand Sculpture Festival Held in Belgium

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Tourists view sand sculptures during the Sand Sculpture Festival in Oostende, Belgium, July 2, 2014. About 150 sculptures created by more than 30 professional sand artists from about 10 countries were shown in the sand sculpture festival which would be held till the end of August. (Photo: Xinhua)

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Tiny People’s Big Adventures In A World Of Food by William Kass

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Playing with food is not just for kids any more, as Brazilian artist William Kass proves with his imaginative “Minimize – Food” photo series. He creates amusing miniature dramas using fruit, vegetables, seeds, ice-cream, and just about anything else that’s edible.

The artist introduces lovely tiny people to a wondrous world, where an orange becomes a juicy, sparkling pool, chilli peppers turn into bonfires, and a zucchini becomes a cannon in a circus show.

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30 Examples of Solar System Tattoo

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Solar System can be a source of creations for art, crafts and posters. It can also be a source of inspiration for tattoos. It’s a good example that a tattoo could connect to science as well as expressing symbolic meanings. In this post you will enjoy the collection of 30 beautiful solar system tattoo designs.

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Classy Dotwork Tattoo Art By Ilya Brezinski

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Ilya Brezinski draws each subject matter meticulously and concisely on each piece of paper. Kind of like a German engraver taking his time to perfect his craft. Outlines and dot-by-dot fill form beautiful images like the 1938 prototype car, Phantom Corsair. His illustrations can be viewed at Behance, and there you can see how easily he has adapted his work for tattoo art.

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Incredible Wax Sculptures of Movie Characters by Bobby Causey

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Bobby Causey creates latex sculptures of Hollywood stars. If you were ever to walk into his wax museum, you would see Jack Nicholson’s very realistic bust wielding an axe, Heath Ledger’s Joker giving you a freaky stare, The cover of Fight Club coming to life in front of your eyes and Hellboy casually smoking a cigar. Bobby Causey also creates movie vehicle replicas with just as much detail and precision. When talking about his work he says, “I can only tell you I love what I do. I have had all sorts of different jobs, and sculpture as been the most rewarding and fulfilling.”

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