A Talented Body Painter Has Created A Series Of Mind-Bending Illusions That Cover Entire Torsos

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Natalie Fletcher’s work are enough to make people double-take, the spiraling patterns of some appearing to fade into the abyss. In other works, the artists designs look as though they are never ending, while some show body parts appearing to protrude from models chests. The idea behind the ongoing series came to Natalie as a means of keeping entertained during the winter months. Continue reading »

An Artist Has Created A Crocheted X-Wing Starfighter Blanket To Keep The Force Warm

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Keep the force warm at an stage of your Jedi training with the bulky and cozy Spacefighter blanket. Cuddle up on the couch or better yet your lazy-Boy and dream of your own space adventures. Created by Michelle Moore, this blanket will provide hours of entertainment at any age. Hands can even stay cozy warm in the engines! Pull out those crochet hooks and make your very own blanket or give the best gift ever to someone you love. Continue reading »

An Artist Has Created A Brilliantly Detailed Manhattan Desk That Glow In The Dark

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“It has been a dream for me to create a replica of Manhattan since I was in design school (although it is not really the whole Manhattan, since I have to decide where to stop or the desk would be too big to build)”, explains Troy Huang on Bored Panda. Continue reading »

An Artist Has Created A Glass Sculpture With Detailed Paintings That Can Only Be Seen From Close Up

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The stained glass sculpture is primarily inspired by the idea of a giant floating fluorescent amoeba. By combining and abstracting visually significant characteristics also of other living forms the art piece points to the fascination about life as a phenomenon that is difficult to grasp. Since the sculpture shines, it arouses curiosity from great distance, only by getting closer to the piece its detailed painted patterns can be spotted. Continue reading »

Amazing Van Gogh Paintings Re-Created On Matchboxes By Salavat Fidai

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Russian artist Salavat Fidai (previously) is obsessed with things in miniature, and he has previously painted miniatures on pumpkin seeds and carved sculptures into the graphite tips of pencils. For this project, he’s gone for something a little bit bigger, but not by much. One of Fidai’s favorite painters is the legendary Vincent Van Gogh, so he decided to do a series where he recreated some of Van Gogh’s famous works on matchboxes. Continue reading »

Extremely Detailed Illustration Created With 7 Million Ink Dots!

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Xavier Casalta, the France-based artist has made career out of creating highly-detailed illustrations of everything from food to calligraphic letters. Casalta’s latest piece, called Autumn, is a throwback to the bygone/upcoming season. Using a technique called stippling, the artist places several ink dots in various patterns to create lines, and textures until an exquisite illustration is formed. This one took 370 hours to create, with roughly seven million dots in all. Continue reading »

A Man Created A Bathroom Mirror That Looks Like The Future

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The ‘Internet of Things’ is a phrase people keep bringing up that references the real life trend toward a world where all your things have become working props in a science fiction movie. Continue reading »

Ai Weiwei Created These Fantastical Paper Lantern-Like Sculptures Out Of Bamboo And Paper

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Artist Ai Weiwei wants you to get in touch with your inner child, and he created these fantastical sculptures out of bamboo and paper to help you do it. Weiwei created these massive pieces for Le Bon Marche using kite-making techniques. The exhibit is titled, appropriately, “Er Xi” or Child’s Play, and the scenes are made up of characters from the 2,000-year old collection of tales called Shan Hai Jing, a series of stories that have been told to children for ages. Continue reading »

This Artist Created The Most Unreal Pokémon Fan Art

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Swedish artist Lisa-Marie Melin began posting her incredible fan art online to become an online sensation by blowing away Pokémon lovers around the globe. Her colorful style and original spin on classic Pokémon characters will have geeks looking at their favorite characters in a brand new way. Continue reading »

Harry Potter Fans Created A Fitting Tribute To Alan Rickman On Platform 9 3/4

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Alan Rickman’s untimely passing devastated his peers and fans alike, spurring an onslaught of social media tributes. Not to be outdone, Harry Potter fans found the perfect way to honor the memory of Rickman and Snape, turning Platform 9 3/4 at King’s Cross into a shrine to the late actor. Letters and flowers (especially lilies… sob) piled up by the wall that we wish we could run through to catch the Hogwarts express. Continue reading »

Photographer Roland Miller Has Created Fascinating Photos Of NASA’s Abandoned Launch Sites

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The Mercury, Gemini and the Apollo Missions of the late 1950s and 60s still remain one of NASA’s greatest achievements — one that enabled humans, for the first time in history, to leave the surface of the Earth for another heavenly body. This monumental task was made possible through the hard work and genius of thousands of engineers, and the incredible infrastructure they built along the coast of Florida. With the advent of reusable rockets, private space programs and a change in NASA’s goals, unfortunately, many of these facilities were abandoned and left to the elements. American photographer Roland Miller has spent 25 years documenting these buildings in his photographs before they rot and crumble to the ground. Indeed, Miller estimates that about half of the locales he shot have already disappeared since he started shooting. Continue reading »

This Paper Artist Has Created Astoundingly Intricate Paper Costumes

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Russia-based paper artist Asya Kozina has created these astoundingly intricate paper costumes, which were especially made for the wedding underwear company “Wild Orchid”. Continue reading »

This Artist Has Created Some Awesomely Geeky Nesting Dolls

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Nesting dolls (or matryoshka dolls as you may know them) are elegantly created and painted with intricate designs and colors on each, from the largest of the set down to the most diminutive in the collection. The first of these popular dolls were designed by folk crafts painter Sergey Malyutin in Russia in 1890, and since then, artists have set about dressing the dolls in variations ranging from holiday wear to the traditional clothing of other cultures. Continue reading »

A Photographer Has Created A Series Of Paw-Traits Of Hungry Dogs Pulling Hilarious Faces As They Try And Catch Treats

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Using a unique technique, the shots are captured at the exact moment the adorable pooches attempt to catch an airborne piece of food. The dogs appear surprised, happy, sad, confused – and sometimes even so blasé they miss the treat entirely. The images were taken by Christian Vieler, a photographer from Waltrop, Germany. Continue reading »

This Artist Has Created The Inflatable Air Bear Made Of Plastic Bag

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Polar bears, polar bears. Those ubiquitous symbols of climate change. Cute and cuddly, ethereal and majestic, they’re popping up everywhere – including atop subway grates on the streets of New York City. Continue reading »