Artist Helen Thompson Creates Expressive Dog Sculptures

These amazingly expressive dog sculptures were created by UK-based artist Helen Thompson. Each piece is unique and was handcrafted using wire, natural linen and vintage textiles. Continue reading »

An Artist Sculpted Hunter S. Thompson’s ‘Fear And Loathing’ Head And It’s Too Much, Man

Twice the size of a human head, with a twisted neck and glasses reflective of a world on speed, it’s a strange bust in an oversized hat—and that doesn’t even begin to broach its subject. Holding his cigarette between his teeth, visual effects artist Kevin Kirkpatrick’s oversized bust of Raoul Duke, Johnny Depp’s caricature of Hunter S. Thompson’s hero in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, is a mind-melting sculptural feat. Continue reading »

‘Blu Tack’ Sculpture by Elizabeth Thompson


Artist Elizabeth Thompson poses next to her Blu-tack Spider sculpture at London Zoo on October 25, 2007 in London, England. The sculpture, known as ‘Blu-ey’, is a model of a common house spider and is completely made out of blu-tack. It is on show at BUGS! at ZSL London Zoo. The sculpture is made from around four thousand packets of Blu-tack and weighs over 200kg. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Continue reading »

Thompson Avenue in Alameda, California, becomes “Christmas Lane” with Holiday Lights


A variety of creative Christmas light displays adorn the majority of homes on Thompson Avenue in Alameda, Calif., on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. The short street is known as “Christmas Tree Lane” during the holidays, and the displays can be seen through New Year’s Eve. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) Continue reading »

Feather Paintings by Julie Thompson

Many people have seen feathers as decorative items before. Today, ostrich, peacock and bird of paradise feathers can be seen in haute couture and in the costumes of indigenous peoples. They can be colorful and spectacular in their own right, but how much more stunning might they be when used as canvases for artists, eager to demonstrate their talent for the unusual? Alaskan-born and -bred artist Julie Thompson is an astounding exponent of this incredible art form. Continue reading »