Unbelievable Cardboard Sculptures of Iron Man, Godzilla and Optimus Prime

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These incredible cardboard sculptures are the creations of 20 year old Taiwanese student, Kai-Xiang Xhong. This cardboard master has been slicing up cardboard for some time now. In his spare time he has created some of the most amazing works of art you’ll ever see. They’re incredibly life-like, and you could never imagine how they were created. Patience sure is a virtue and Xhong has a bunch of it.

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Striking geometric portraits by DAAS

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In advance of his upcoming solo exhibition at Taigado Gallery in Kyoto, Japan. The artist DAAS has been releasing a preview of the paintings to be shown.

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Artist Imitators Thrive in China’s Famous Oil Painting Village

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An artist working on his painting outside a gallery at the artist village on June 12, 2014 in Shenzhen, China. The Dafen Artist Village in Guangdong province, China, is home to thousands of artists who reproduce some of the world’s most iconic paintings as well as create their own works. The village, on the outskirts of Shenzhen, is becoming a major center for original Chinese art. (Photo by Palani Mohan/Getty images)

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VVSVS Ivan Flugelman UPDATES

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VVSVS is the work of Creative / Art Director Ivan Flugelman. He has just updated with some fresh out of the oven work that is worth checking out.

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Accurate Sketches of Criminals by Lois Gibson have solved more than 1.000 Crimes

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Artist Lois Gibson became passionate about forensic art. Over her illustrious career, Gibson’s work has won her praise from The Guinness Book of World Records as “The World’s Most Successful Forensic Artist.”

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Dante’s Beach Inferno

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As the two-time winner of the Food Network’s Challenge: Outrageous Pumpkins, Ray Villafane is best known for his expert artistry in food carving. However, he’s now recognized for more after accepting to take on a sand sculpting project in Jesolo, Italy. Despite not having any experience in creating sand sculptures, Villafane challenged himself and took part in the annual holiday project. He did such an exceptional job in November 2008, that he was invited the next summer to masterfully sculpt a giant “Dante’s Inferno” on the beach. Incredible!

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Portraits of World Cup Superstars Painted Only By Feet and Soccer Ball

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In light of the recent 2014 FIFA World Cup kick-off, Shaghai-based artist ‘Red’ Hong Yi has painted a picture of three of the tournament’s superstars – Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, and Lionel Messi. These aren’t your conventional portraits, though. The artist used only her feet, a soccer ball, and eight trays of colored paints to complete the large-scale work.

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Mistaken: Tattoo Project

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Mistaken’ is a photography project that revolves around people with tattoos and how each element of art on skin carries a form of character with the person. The project aims to debunk society’s point of view on tattoos of being associated with people involved in illegal dealings.

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“Art is Tra$h” – Unsightly Garbage Transformed Into Quirky Characters

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Spanish artist Francisco de Pajaro was tired of “the negative mood that garbage put people in”, he adds humor to these unsightly items thrown on the streets by transforming them into quirky animated characters. The artist uses sticky tapes to create limbs and paints exaggerated expressions onto old discarded furniture, cardboard boxes and garbage bags.

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Hyper-Realistic Paintings Of Old-School Snacks And Comics

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Florida-based artist Doug Bloodworth is a photorealist painter whose works are influenced by American western classics. His oil paintings are unbelievably realistic and feature old-school snacks together with classic comics that are sure to bring back a sense of nostalgia. Bloodworth begins his painting on a blank canvas, without the help of grids and each artwork can take him over two months to complete.

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What is 3D Art

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There are different views on the definition of 3D art. If we choose to accept that all of the sculpture, installations, beading, any type of artwork that can be touched or seen from all sides, is three-dimensional art, then we can say 3D art is as old as the art itself. The first association for 3D art for some may be the street painting or chalk art with stunning realistic effect, or just any type of painting giving out the impression of depth and reality.

Also, 3D art is the term used for computer art, produced with specialized software, which makes characters and concept art for various programmes, games and computer based platforms. All of these forms are three-dimensional in their own right, and all of them can be named and understood as 3D art, but we will focus on contemporary three-dimensional pictures, which always seem to ignite the imagination.

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Paper Pandas Displayed in Hong Kong’s Tsim Sha Tsui

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Paper pandas are placed during an exhibition in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, June 14, 2014. A total of 1,600 paper pandas were displayed in the area on Saturday. The project is the work of French artist Paulo Grangeon and represents the amount of pandas alive on earth today. (Photo: Xinhua)

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Rangoli – Amazing Folk Art from India

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Rangoli, also known as kolam or Muggu, is a folk art from India in which patterns are created on the floor in living rooms or courtyards using materials such as colored rice, dry flour, colored sand or flower petals. It is usually made during Diwali, Onam, Pongal and other Indian festivals. They are meant to be sacred welcoming areas for the Hindu deities.

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Amazing Thread and Wire Sculptures by Yong Won Song

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South Korean artist and sculptor Yong Won Song uses thread and wire for weaving figures that resemble revived scrawled on the wall drawings.

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Miniature Architecture by Takanori Aiba

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The Japanese art of raising bonsai trees is a beautiful way to infuse greenery into indoor spaces. But artist Takanori Aiba takes the art to a new level with his incredibly intricate series of bonsai castles. The Japanese artist carves miniature masterpieces that weave in and out of the miniature trees, creating cohesive architectural marvels that burst forth with life!

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