The Snail Family In Medieval Art

Erik Wade presents us with a bestiary of sorts, a collection of medieval snail art that shows how medieval monks combined snails with people, cats, dogs, deer, unicorns, birds, chickens, rabbits, monkeys, pigs, and other creatures. Maybe there’s some symbolism here, but I believe that snails are just an easy doodle that you can turn into something else. If you make half the animal a snail, then you don’t have to draw legs or whatever- just a spiral. Continue reading »

“Dressed In Light”: Fine Art Photo Series By Dani Olivier

To shoot these stunning nude portraits, Paris-based photographer Dani Olivier dressed his models with nothing but light, using their bodies as a canvas, combined with a series of geometric patterns to celebrate the beauty of the female form. Continue reading »

Amazing LEGO Creations Inspired By Classical Art Pieces

Maurits Cornelis Escher’s Relativity

Andrew Lipson

There’s this weird correlation between LEGOs and life stages. If, at first, your only interest is to chew the blocks and smash them into one another, then later you actually start to build something out of them. After a while, your LEGO bricks are probably thrown into a dark corner of a closet, with only a few sneaky pieces left lying around for you to step on and swear loudly. Some years pass, and you suddenly remember your long-forgotten LEGO bricks, pull them out of the closet and start playing around, right when you thought you’re fully grown-up and toys are not for you anymore. These people, though, took their revived love for LEGO creations a step further and re-did classical art pieces accurately only by using LEGOs. Continue reading »

What Art Icons Would Look Like In Today’s Society

A classic of the genre is taking iconic figures of yesteryear and updating them in today’s fashion. We had a previous post that did just that, taking icons of art history and making them into hipsters. Now we are back with a similar concept, this time from UntitledSave, an artist based in Porto, Portugal. Continue reading »

This Artist Reimagines Old Myths & Legends In His Unique, Dark Style

War Omen
War arrives, with deafening roars, endless flame, and an unquenchable hunger for destruction. He hides in no shadow preferring instead to be seen by all, for the more who see him the more his deeds can be spread.

According to Adam Burn: “A few years back I started a personal art project redesigning the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in my own style, dubbing them Omens. Continue reading »

Japanese Latte Artist Creates Beautiful And Colourful Depictions Of Various Bird Species

Japanese artist Ku-san is a home barista who has taken on latte art as a hobby. As the owner of a pet bird, she has combined both her passions and depicts various colourful bird species in gorgeous designs. Continue reading »

“Salt In Your Wounds”: The Astonishing Fantasy Works Of Zeen Chin

Zeen Chin is a self-taught artist based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Drawing upon a mysterious well of horror films, memories, and mysticism, his digital paintings are wildly elegant and unpredictable; scrolling from one image to the next, you can never predict (nor comprehend) what you will see next. Continue reading »

Artist Uses Girlfriend’s Back As A Canvas For Illusive 3D Artwork

Artist Natasha Farnsworth is well versed in the complex world of three-dimensional art. With acrylic paint, palette, and paintbrush in hand, the creative uses her girlfriend’s back as a canvas to create optical illusions that make her Instagram followers do a double take with each new posting. Continue reading »

“Watcher On The Lane”: Absolutely Breathtaking Digital Sci-Fi Masterpieces Of Col Price

Col Price is a freelance concept artist and art director currently working in the film, television and game industry. His list of past video game titles include Wipeout Fusion, Battlefield, MotorStorm: Pacific Rift and Apocalypse. Continue reading »

Student Shares Pics From Art Book In Christian College, The Censorship Is Beyond Ridiculous

Art students at Pensacola Christian College are, according to the college’s website, “equipped to share Christ through the visual arts, music, or dramatic performance.” Fair enough. A rather niche area of study, but each to their own, right? Continue reading »

18 Times When People Fixed Their Cars With Creativity Instead Of A Car Service

“Dent Covered With A Detailed Map Of The Region Using A Permanent Marker Pen”

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Few things in life are worse than a car accident. If you are lucky enough to escape without injury, your car is going to be left with some scars that will cost a small fortune to repair. And who wants to spend their hard-earned cash on that? Nobody. Continue reading »

Artist Kanat Nurtazin Creates Drawings By Cutting Fallen Leaves

According to Kanat Nurtazin: “5 years ago, I have started my project “100 methods of drawing”, and leaf-cutting art is one of my favorite. Leaf’s life is fleeting so as our lives and I am giving a second life to them to discover an untold story. Continue reading »

This Makeup Artist Turns His Face Into 3D Optical Illusions

Luca Luce is a talented makeup artist who uses his expert skills to turn his own head into mind-boggling 3D optical illusions. Continue reading »

“Gothic Times”: Artist Spends 14 Months Creating The Most Incredible Ghost Pirate Ship Sculpture

Jason Stieva has been doing Gothic assemblage art for roughly two decades, but his most intricate and impressive creation has to be the Leviathan – Ark of Apocalypse, an 8 feet high, 7.5 feet long ghost ship populated by hundreds of strange creatures. Continue reading »

Chinese Hairdresser Uses Clients’ Hair Trimmings To Create Amazing Hair Paintings

Looking at the artworks bellow, you could swear they the charcoal drawings of a talented artist, but they’re actually not drawings at all, but hair paintings, and they’re hand-made not by an artist, but a skilled hairdresser. Continue reading »