The Porcelain Figurines Project – The Culmination Of High-Speed Photography

The Porcelain Figurines Project – The Culmination Of High-Speed Photography

Martin Klimas (previously) is a fine art photographer based in Dusseldorf, Germany. Drawing inspiration from photographers and inventors such as Eadweard Muybridge and Dr. Harold Edgerton, Klimas uses the latest technological advancements in high-speed photography to capture a split-second of movement. Continue reading »

Photographer Captures Side-By-Side Portraits Of Famous Historical Figures And Their Direct Descendants

Thomas Jefferson (Left), 1800 And Shannon Lanier (Right) Sixth Great-Grandson Of Thomas Jefferson
Photographer Captures Side-By-Side Portraits Of Famous Historical Figures And Their Direct Descendants

Fueled by his passion for history, photographer Drew Gardner recreated portraits of some of the world’s most famous historical figures, featuring their direct descendants as models. Continue reading »

You Can Now Buy Ghana Dancing Pallbearers Figurines

You Can Now Buy Ghana Dancing Pallbearers Figurines

JMG 1/64 Miniatures, a Hong Kong based figurine workshop has released the “Funeral Coffin Dance” figurines. Dancing with the coffin is an ancient tradition common in Ghana. The inhabitants of this country hire special dancers for the funeral to cheerfully send the dead to the next world. Continue reading »

Japanese Photographer Brings Action Figures To Life In Impressive Shots

Japanese Photographer Brings Action Figures To Life In Impressive Shots

For those who just cannot wait for the new adventures of their favorite superheroes to come out, Japanese photographer Hot.kenobi has a special treat. The artist has a knack for creating intricate scenes that tell alternative stories of many famous superheroes and portrays them using figures. Continue reading »

This Ad Agency Uses Iconic Figures To Present Their Message In A Creative Way

This Ad Agency Uses Iconic Figures To Present Their Message In A Creative Way

Making a creative advertisement has never been an easy task, but nowadays when people are as ever resilient to the efforts of ad agencies, capturing the attention of the target audience has become a tad more challenging. Continue reading »

“Selfie”: Photographer Flora Borsi Photoshops Herself Among A Famous Historical Figures

"Selfie": Photographer Flora Borsi Photoshops Herself Among A Famous Historical Figures

Acording to Flora Borsi (previously): “After the first official picture of a black hole was released last week, I decided to look into the Theory of relativity and I’ve been wondering how cool it was, if I could travel faster than the speed of light, ergo I could travel back in time. While I’ve been making a “selfie” with Albert Einstein (photoshopping myself into a picture of him) I decided to celebrate this amazing discovery with a series of pictures, where I travel back in time. Continue reading »

These Amazing Wood Sculptures Look Like There Are Figures Trapped Inside

“Inner Turmoil”
The work “Inner Turmoil” use the figure of a person who is stretch himself and resists restrict of gravity, which forms the contrast. The body and carved space give people a complex sense. Owing to the space, we can explore a state of inner mind that is upset. When a positive idea and a negative idea are formed at the same time, people will feel there is a strong strength affects them.

These Amazing Wood Sculptures Look Like There Are Figures Trapped Inside

Taiwanese artist Tung Ming-Chin plays with themes of inner emotions and the subconscious mind through his masterful woodwork projects. In his works, the artist depicts objects and figures attempting to break-free, trapped by the wood he has carved them into, to manifest the idea of a psychological prison. Continue reading »

Zombie Gnomes Are A Perfect Way To Keep Everyone From Your Lawn

Zombie Gnomes Are A Perfect Way To Keep Everyone From Your Lawn

Getting sick and tired of trespassers destroying your beautiful lawn? Well, maybe it’s time you taught them a lesson. And what better way to do it than by scaring the bejeezus out of them!

For that, the Canadian group of artists RevenantFX, have created a perfect solution – zombie gnomes. These creepy undead garden decorations will make sure your Halloween-ready yard will be protected from unwanted visitors and may even turn some heads in your neighborhood. Continue reading »

Japanese Student Creates Superhero Figures Out Of Insect Shells

Japanese Student Creates Superhero Figures Out Of Insect Shells

A student in Osaka, Japan who goes by the name ride_hero on Twitter has posted several photos of his highly disturbing, yet really cool superhero action figures. He makes these figures from scratch using shells from dead insects mainly cicadas and crabs. It looks rather creepy at first glance but it definitely is an interesting piece of art! Continue reading »

Lifelike Sculpted Figures And Immersive Monochrome Environments By Hans Op De Beeck

Lifelike Sculpted Figures And Immersive Monochrome Environments By Hans Op De Beeck

Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck creates life-size figural sculptures and immersive environments from materials such as coated wood, polyester, and pigmented plaster. These chosen materials turn his constructed figures and installations into a uniform shade of matte gray, which makes the viewer feel as if the world around them has been zapped of color. Continue reading »

Filipino Man Turns Old Flip Flops Into Action Figures, And The Result Is Quite Impressive

Filipino Man Turns Old Flip Flops Into Action Figures, And The Result Is Quite Impressive

Flip flops are pure summer fun, but they’re also a major water pollutant, and the Philippines are notorious for discarding vast amounts of them into the ocean. One Filipino street vendor is combating the problem and supporting his family at the same time by turning the dozens of worn-out flip flops he finds into wickedly cool action figures, and now everyone on the Internet wants to buy them. Continue reading »

Photographer Commemorates Childhood Love For Star Wars, Places Iconic Figures In Real World

Photographer Commemorates Childhood Love For Star Wars, Places Iconic Figures In Real World

Thomas Dagg loves Star Wars. Each and every Star Wars figure and ship he owns, he can recall the name, where/how he got it, and their roll in his burgeoning imagination. His childhood wouldn’t be the same without the galactic adventures, and as an adult he has paid tribute to the galaxy far, far away in photographs. Continue reading »

Artist Christina Hess Imagines Cats As Famous Historical Figures

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Christina illustrates from her orange sherbet painted studio in south Philadelphia. Her work has been featured in numerous magazines and books including her first children’s book “The Nutcracker” due for release in the Fall of 2016.

Here: Marie Antoinippe. Meet Marie Antoinippe. Strolling in her catnip garden she’s ready to hang on your wall to remind you that every cat should be treated like a princess. Continue reading »

Murals Of Faceless Figures By Seth Appear To Witness The Unseen

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French muralist Julien Malland (aka Sethpreviously) has been extremely prolific over the last year, traveling to far flung locations around the world including China, Tahiti, New Zealand, Italy, Canada, and even the Reunion Islands in just the last few months alone. Seth paints large-scale human figures—mostly children—that appear faceless, cut off by the edges of buildings or turned completely away from the viewer, as if looking out into the world or witnessing something we cannot see. Continue reading »

This Artist Creates Beautiful Figures Of Olympic Athletes Out Of Layered Paper

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According to the Spanish artist Raya Sader Bujana: “The concept of this design was to express movement using paper. The added texture, light and volume that the serial planes technique provides reinforces the fluidity of the pieces. All the sculptures are entirely hand cut and assembled, some of the figures have around 150 pieces and up to 500 separators. The project required many, many hours of work, but the end result was very satisfying for me.” Continue reading »

Impressive Carved Wood And Bone Figures By Andrey Sagalov

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Belarusian sculptor from Minsk Andrey Sagalov masterfully carves absolutely great portraits and figures from wood, bone, and ivory. Continue reading »

This Epic Lamp Made From Cheap Action Figures Will Delight Your Nerd Senses

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So this next DIY idea will blow every comic book fan’s mind away. It a super cool action figure lamp, that you can make at home for yourself or as a gift for a real action hero enthusiast. It will be such a great and eclectic piece of decor foe any room and making it is much easier than you would think. Now’s the time to dig out all your childhood action star figures and recycle them for a greater good. The basic idea behind this lamp is to glue the action figures together, spray paint them and attach the whole composition to a lamp. Then just find the right spot for this cool lamp or the nicest wrapping paper and you have an awesome and recycled gift. Continue reading »

Historical Figures Hilariously Share Their Instagram Photos

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So we stumbled across, Histagrams a satirical blog dedicated to documenting the history of the world entirely on Instagram. Imagine an alternative universe whereby the likes of Cleopatra, Abraham Lincoln, Marilyn Monroe, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi or Steve Jobs all had an Instagram account. What would they take photos of? What username would they pick? And more importantly which filters if any would they use? These are the important questions in life, but thanks to the wit and creativity of Histagrams, we’re able to give you an insight into what their Instagrammifications might have been like. Continue reading »

Realistic Wheat-Pasted Figures Playfully Interact with Parisian Streets

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Artist Charles Leval, aka Levalet, continues to delight us with his wheat-pasted characters that cleverly interact with their surroundings. Using the streets of Paris as his playground, Levalet installs the realistically-rendered, life-sized figures on tattered buildings and boarded-up windows, sometimes combining his giant drawings with ornate fountains to create the illusion that these architectural elements have suddenly sprung to life. Continue reading »

Elegant Figures and Faces of Dancers Emerge from Intricately Folded Sheets of Fabric

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The latest installation by Benjamin Shine, who studied fashion design at The Surrey Institute of Art and Design and Central St Martins in London – “The Dance” explores ideas of impermanence and the fleeting moment, which are conveyed through the inherent qualities of delicate tulle material. Continue reading »

Artist Alexey Kondakov Imagines Figures from Classical Paintings as Part of Contemporary Life

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For his ongoing series “Art History in Contemporary Life,” Ukrainian artist Alexey Kondakov takes scenes and figures lifted from classical paintings and drops them into modern-day life. Bouguereau’s ‘Song of the Angels’ appears to take place on an empty subway car while a pair of men from Holbein’s famous ‘The Ambassadors’ are transported to the table of a seedy bar. Continue reading »

Historical Figures’ Letterheads

Historical Figures' Letterheads
“Letters have changed the world, from Churchill’s letters to Roosevelt during World War II to Martin Luther King’s letter from Birmingham jail. Here at MOO, we wondered how those letters would have looked today.

To reimagine how iconic figures could have branded themselves in the modern world, our creative team have designed unique Letterheads and Business Cards for some of the most famous letter writers in history, capturing each identity in a set of stationery.” Continue reading »

Fresh’n’Friends: Fruit Figures

Fresh'n'Friends: Fruit Figures

Advertising campaign by Scholz & Friends for the organic supermarket chain Fresh`N´Friends to attract kids and their parents to buy fresh and organic food. Continue reading »

Guatemalans Burn Devil Figures in Bid to Oust Evil

Guatemalans Burn Devil Figures in Bid to Oust Evil

A 16 foot tall devil figure burns during a Quema del Diablo (Burning of the Devil) ceremony in Antigua, Guatemala, on Dec. 7, 2011. (William Gularte / Reuters) Continue reading »

Placing Modern Figures in an Ancient Church

Placing Modern Figures in an Ancient Church

Sean Henry‘s sculpture Man with Cup (2008) is exhibited on the West Front of Salisbury Cathedral on August 2, 2011 in Salisbury, United Kingdom. The exhibition, ‘Conflux: A Union of the Sacred and the Anonymous’, features over 20 contemporary sculptures of dramatically different scales occupying vacant plinths and open spaces on both the inside and exterior of the iconic 13th century building. This exhibition brings to the Cathedral the biggest single group of polychrome sculpture since the Reformation and runs until the end of October. (Matt Cardy / Getty Images) Continue reading »