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“Tiny Tattoos” Paired with the Grandiose

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Photographer Austin Tott pairs the small with the grandiose in his series Tiny Tattoos. The delightful images feature hand-drawn body art that’s positioned against a background from which they visually reference. In one photograph, we see a wrist that is marked with quotes in front of several stacks of books.

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Amazing Paper work by Jonathan Shackleton

This is Murrine. It’s Made of Glass and Can Be Sliced Like a Loaf of Bread

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Murrine is the art of layering glass into stretched rods. The art is revealed when the glass is cut into cross sections. Glass artist Loren Stump created this very elaborate murrine revealing an image of the painting Madonna of the Rocks by Leonardo da Vinci. Each component, like a face or a flower, was created as an individual unit of glass rod and then layered together with molten glass. Get a good look in this full-size picture. Each slice sold for $5,000. It has sold out, although there are some pieces of the individual components still available. -via reddit

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Realistic Bird Paper Sculptures by Diana Beltran Herrera

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Colombian designer and artist Diana Beltran Herrera has been working with paper as the primary medium in the production of her work the past years.

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Photorealistic Mural by Anders Gjennestad

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Anders Gjennestad is a Norwegian stencil artist who exhibits in galleries, on street walls he goes by the alias Strøk. Using his own photographs as a point of departure, his hand cut multi-layered stencils create photorealistic imagery, with depth and detail that is complex, tactile and mentally engaging. He was invited to participate in the Memorie Urbane Street Art Festival in Terracina, Italy – and he came up with this beautiful work.

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Artist Hand-Paints Shoes With Pop Culture Designs

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The artist behind Lace Out Studios creates cool custom-made shoes with pop culture-inspired designs. The artist covers blank leisure shoes and sneakers with the adventures of Calvin and Hobbes, or iconic images and album designs from rock icons like Pink Floyd and The Beatles.

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Fairy Tale and Fantasy Illustrations by David Revoy

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David Revoy is a CG artist and illustrator living in Toulouse in the south of France. He specializes in story book illustrations, concept art for films and stand alone fantasy paintings.

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Stunning Art of Glenn Arthur

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Glenn Arthur is a self-taught visual artist from Orange County, California. Born in February of 1979, he grew up in a conservative, religious household with little to no influence in art. After shedding his roots he quickly realized that creating art would be his calling.

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Every Day For The Last 2 Years, This Dad Drew On His First-Grader Son’s Lunch Bags

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Bryan Dunn is a graphic designer, illustrator and loving father who regularly draws on his son’s brown lunch paper bags. The lucky kid recently finished first grade, which gave the dad a symbolic opportunity to revisit his amusing project and select his favorite illustrations from the past year.

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Hilarious Letterpress Prints

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A couple of months ago Lisa Krowinski teamed up with Jared Wunsch to make his site dearblankpleaseblank.com available in stationery form.

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Stunning Surreal Artwork by Jacek Yerka

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Jacek Yerka is a famous Polish painter of fantasy worlds and landscapes. Check out some of his very unique work that almost reminds me of that of Salvador Dalí.

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Colorful umbrellas on the streets of Portugal

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Extravaganza of colors, hovering over the heads of passers-by in the form of colorful domes of different sizes and colors, can be called a festival of Portuguese umbrellas, but art project is known under the romantic and gentle name of a Umbrella Sky.

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Astounding Alex MacLean’s Aerial Photography Will Give You A New Perspective

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Works of one of the greatest masters of aerial photography exhibited in London for the first time. Alex McLean photographs from a height of about 1500 meters, and his photographs reveal all the complexity and absurdity of modern life in America and Europe. Alex is a licensed pilot who flies on his own plane Cessna 182, exploring the world, shooting landscapes, architecture and human behavior with a bird’s-eye view perspective.

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City Legs: Documenting the Legs of New York

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Citylegs is an Instagram project of photo editor for the newspaper “New York Times” Stacy Baker. She takes photos of people’s legs as they walk through New York City then posts them on the internet. Is this cool or weird?

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Remarkable Beach Art By Andres Amador

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Andres Amador is a contemporary artist that uses the sand in the beach to create his amazing art works. He is one of the modern artist that explore so many unusual ways to express yourself and their uniqueness. Instead of canvas and paintbrushes, Andreas Amador uses the sand of his home town, San Francisco, and creates his “wide paintings”.

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