Coffee Stain Illustrations by California Artist Carter Asmann

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California artist Carter Asmann creates beautiful pencil drawings from his coffee stains on his Instagram account.

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“Faces” – Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings by Erica Elan Ciganek

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Erica Elan Ciganek is a painter based in Chicago, IL. She is a graduate of North Park University where she majored in both Art and Conflict Transformation. She took her first painting class senior year of high school, and has, with great interest, participated as this passion grew. She works mainly in the medium of oil paint, but is simultaneously interested in film photography, music, and drawing.

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A Lion Sculpture Made of 4,000 Scrap Metal Pieces by Selçuk Yılmaz

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Turkey-based sculptor Selçuk Yılmaz created a very detailed sculpture of a lion coposed of 4,000 hammered scrap metal pieces.

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Dance Moves Turned Into Charcoal Drawings by Heather Hansen

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New Orleans-based dancer Heather Hansen came up with an idea to capture her dancing motions on paper with the help of charcoal.

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Realistic Hand-Embroidered Portraits by Cayce Zavaglia

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St. Louis-based artist Cayce Zavaglia creates impressively detailed hand-embroidered portraits that look almost like photographs.

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Auto Aerobics by Chris LaBrooy

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English designer Chris LaBrooy created a series of bizarre CGI digital sculptures called Auto Aerobics.

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Typography: Snow Script by Faust New York

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“I believe everyone has an affinity for writing in the snow as a child. When most people grow up they lose the urge. I guess I just haven’t been able to shake it.” – Faust New York

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The Dragon Maker

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An Indonesian worker makes a dragon mask for the upcoming Lunar New Year at Lily Hambali’s dragon and lion masks and custome maker in Bogor, Indonesia, 02 February 2015. The Chinese Lunar New Year, known here as Imlek, is only three weeks away. The whole city is getting decked out to celebrate the event on 19 February 2015. (Photo by Adi Weda/EPA)

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Bas-Relief Sculptures Made of Found Wood

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Netherlands-based artist Ron van der Ende uses lots of found wood to put together impressively large bas-relief sculptures.

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Amazing Hobo Nickels Carved from Clad Coins by Paolo Curcio

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Spanish artist Paolo Curcio, known online as mrthe77, creates his own coins made of several layers of metal, also known as clad coins.

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A Scale Replica of a Kitchen Carved Out of Wood by Roxy Paine

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Artist Roxy Paine created a scale replica of a fast food kitchen entirely out of wood. The detailing of her work is amazing.

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Chinelos Dancers

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A boy sitting with his family looks up at a traditional Chinelo costumed dancer during a celebration 40 days after the birth of Jesus, in Xochimilco on the outskirts of Mexico City, February 2, 2015. The tradition of the Chinelo dates back to colonial times and the outfits and masks, which are supposed to resemble the faces of the Europeans and always sport an uptilted beard, became more elaborate between the 1800s and 1900s to make fun of the upper social classes. (Photo by Edgard Garrido/Reuters)

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Funny Movie Poster Parodies of 2015 Oscar-Nominated Films

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RIPT Apparel’s artist community chose to celebrate the awards season with the 2nd Annual RIPTcademy Awards, a collection of brilliant movie parody posters inspired by this year’s Oscar-nominated films.

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Album Cover Collages by Christian Marclay

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Christian Marclay is a Swiss, New York-based modern artist and composer. Christian came up with an idea to create funny collages from music album covers.

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“Teh Tarik Man” – A New Large-Scale Portrait Created With 20,000 Tea Bags by Artist Hong Yi aka RED

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Using more than 20,000 stained tea bags, Malaysian artist-architect, Hong Yi, also known as Red, produced a commissioned installation for display at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Drawing her inspiration from her roots, Red chose to capture a common sight in Malaysia—the local Teh Tarik man. Teh Tarik, which translates to ‘pulled tea’ in Malay, is a local sweet, frothy tea drink. Red started steeping and dyeing all 20,000 tea bags two months before the installation, shipping the finished tea bags in pizza boxes weighing 200 kilograms to a studio in Davos. The tea bags were eventually assembled and hung off a wooden frame.

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