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Artist Dad Turns His 5-Year-Old Daughter’s Endearing Sayings Into Hilarious Illustrations

It’s a known fact that kids say the darndest things. But parents can also catch themselves saying silly things to their children too. One dad is transforming all the silly and bizarre things from conversations he has with his daughter into hilarious illustrations. Continue reading »

This Creative Artist Turns Everyday Objects Into Awesome 3D Illustrations

Artist Victor Nunes gives a new purpose to everything he touches. By surrounding different objects with simple line drawings, he creates playful illustrations. Popcorn turns into faces, lettuce into hair and dresses, scissors into animals and pencil shavings into mohawks and wings. Continue reading »

Action Figure Collector Turns His Toys Into A Funny Visual Diary

Imagine action figures crossing over to Toy Story, and you’ll get this priceless photography series by Instagram user @bmyhero.

Definitely Han shot first:

If you loved these action hero mashup photos, the following pictures by this Bali-based photographer will be up your alley—they hilariously feed to any fantasy you’ve had of superheroes from rivaling franchises meeting each other. The photos also have a surreal quality to them, which makes them all the more believable and enjoyable to fans. Continue reading »

Photo vs Art: Russian Artist Turns Celebrities Into Adorable Cartoon Characters

Lera Kiryakova – Russian artist, who especially succeeds in portraits. She creates hand-drawn cartoons in a kind of “puppet” style, which not only affects the similarity, but also the way the character is correctly grasped. Look – you might like it! Continue reading »

Artist Aravis Dolmenna Turns Water Into Pieces Of Art

Aravis Dolmenna use paint and props to give ordinary things a twist. She has also developed a technique which allows to create images using drops of water. She keeps the images simple, usually with plain backgrounds and only natural light. Aravis Dolmenna also paint on hands and create fun everyday object compositions. Continue reading »

This New Hair Dye Turns Humans Into Chameleons

The Unseen studio created the world’s first color changing hair dye. The hair dye which is called fire, changes color depending on the temperature and the surroundings. It can go from bright red to something much more subtle and the brand is currently looking for partners so they can take the hair dye to the next level. Continue reading »

Truck Turns Into A Wintery Mess

This is why it’s important to keep you vehicle clean during the winter months. Continue reading »

This Artist Turns Everyday Objects Into Surreal Pop Art Photo Collages

Paul Fuentes is a talented graphic designer, photographer and surrealist artist based in Mexico City, who enjoys staging everyday objects into surreal and colorful compositions creating pop mashups. By combining two elements into one, his mash-up is a fun mixture of pop art and surrealism in vibrant colors. Continue reading »

Artist Turns Total Strangers Into Awesome Anime Characters

American artist Robert DeJesus has a special talent for drawing anime. He likes to use his talent to taking photos of total strangers and turning them into anime characters. Robert says he wishes he could get to everyone’s requests for pictures, but he would burn himself out if he tried. Continue reading »

19-Year-Old Black Cat Turns Into A “Nordic God” Due To A Rare Skin Condition

Back in 1997, a man bought a black kitty, not knowing that one day it will look like some icy Nordic god. His owner recalls the moment he met the cat: “Scrappy was sitting on his own and, though he was cute, we didn`t think others would regard him to be as cute as his siblings. I made the decision to take Scrappy as I knew he would be the last one to be taken, if at all,” the owner told MeowBox. Continue reading »

This Dad Turns His 6-Year-Old Son’s Drawings Into Reality

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Dom is six and he likes to draw. He even has his own Instagram account where he puts all his favorite pictures. But that’s not the end of the story, because once he’s finished with his mini masterpieces, his dad then recreates their real world counterparts with a dose of digital magic and a little bit of humor. Continue reading »

Artist Turns Lovable Cartoon Characters Into Terrifying Monsters

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Swedish tattoo artist Dennis Carlsson is responsible for these terrifying reinterpretations of beloved cartoon characters. Painted in Photoshop, he turns lovable characters like Pikachu, Winnie the Pooh, and Totoro into grotesque abominations. These illustrations are truly the stuff of nightmares. Continue reading »

Artist Leaves Dress In The Dead Sea For 2 Years And It Turns Into Glittering Salt Crystal Masterpiece

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Image: Sigalit Landau / Marlborough Contemporary

For her latest project, Israeli artist Sigalit Landau decided to submerge a black gown in the Dead Sea. The gown entered the salt-rich waters in 2014 and was recently removed for display, and as you can see from these stunning pictures, the end result is nothing short of magical. The project is an eight-part photo series called Salt Bride and was inspired by S. Ansky’s 1916 play titled Dybbuk. The play is about a young Hasidic woman who becomes possessed by the spirit of her dead lover, and Landau’s salt-encrusted gown is a replica of the one worn in the dramatic production of the 1920s. Continue reading »

An Artist Turns Everyday Materials Into Incredible Abstract Pieces

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The abstraction, that remembers us to the nature, mainly to the marine world, or even to festivities like the Carnival, in which the color invades the work, dominates the work of Crystal Wagner. She is a contemporary interdisciplinary artist, which artwork is comprised of large-scale installations, paper sculptures, ink drawings, and printmaking. She is compelled through curiosity to both make things with her hands and to investigate ideas and concepts to satisfy an inherent thirst for dialog about the world we live in. As she says, “being an artist gives me the tools to share with people idea’s that I am passionate about”. Continue reading »

Engineer Grandfather Turns His Backyard Into An Amusement Park For His Grandkids

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Tired of waiting in lines at amusement parks? So was Steve Dobbs of Fullerton, California. More than that, though, the loving grandfather wanted his grandchildren to have a reason to come over to his house and spend time with him. Living so close to the Happiest Place on Earth in Anaheim, he could feel the pressure building that somehow, he needed to outdo Disneyland’s magical allure. Dobbs told the OC Register that “Disneyland is tough to compete with,” but he wasn’t going to give up. Continue reading »

Arnold Schwarzenegger Turns 69: Photo Tribute

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Eighteen year old bodybuilder Arnold Schwarzenegger lifts a friend in 1965 in Thal, Austria. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Continue reading »

This Wedding Photographer Turns You Into A Miniature Person

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In Thailand, there’s a wedding photography business that’s attracting quite a bit of attention. It’s called คนตัวเล็ก, which literally translates to “Small Person.” The photographer’s specialty is making couples look like miniature figures living in a giant world. Each of the photographer’s pictures is a composite. After photographing the clients, the couple is cut out of their background and inserted into a small scale scene. A tilt-shift effect is then added to the photo to mimic the shallow depth of field look you get with macro photos. Continue reading »

Shower To The People! Generous Man Turns Old Truck Into Mobile Shower For The Homeless

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Jake Austin has done something incredible for the homeless population of St. Louis Missouri. He purchased a $5,000 dollar truck on craigslist and then he converted it into a mobile shower. Now he drives around and helps homeless people clean themselves up. Jake Austin bought an old truck for $5,000 and turned it into a mobile shower unit. Continue reading »

When A Simple Stain On The Carpet Turns Into So Much More

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It was just a simple stain on the carpet, but over time it became a memorial. Continue reading »

This Instagrammer Turns Nails Into Works Of Art With Cityscape Designs

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Some of us use paper to paint artworks. Then there are people like instagrammer Makegirlz, who uses nails as a canvas to create jaw-dropping renderings. The artist uses nail polish and an extremely thin brush to create mini masterpieces of different landscapes on fingernails. So, if you like postcards, you are going to love some of the artist’s designs of destinations, such as Dubai, San Francisco, and London. Continue reading »

Artist Turns Old Mattresses Into Giant Foods

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Recently, French street artist Lor-K has been cutting, shaping, and painting old mattresses so that they look like giant versions of common foods. If you’ve ever wanted a slice of pizza that’s big enough to be a complete meal, she can provide it! Continue reading »

Liquid Marble Installation Turns Castle Courtyard Into Fantastical Pool

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For the International Gardens Festival, French designer Mathieu Lehanneur creates his latest installation, Petite Loire, as part of series Liquid Marble, in the courtyard of the arts and nature center domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire. The illusive installation created by green marble looks like ocean waves caused by the action of wind or ripples on a wind-blown pond. Continue reading »

This Artist Turns Children Drawings Into Real Toys

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According to Hayley from That Little Nook: “I love creating pieces with polymer clay and have been creating realistic Cake Toppers for 10 years. I wanted to add something a little different to mix up my creations and so I turned my nieces favourite Spore characters into display figures for her. Then my local radio station hosts posted pictures they had drawn onto their Instagram- they had made up Mr Men characters for each other just for fun. So I turned them into figurines for them.” Continue reading »

‘Rainbow Food’ Trend Turns Sushi Into Vibrant, Colorful Rice Rolls

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Photo: kaylynweir

The ‘rainbow food’ trend that previously hit bagels, pancakes, milkshakes, pizza, latte and grilled cheese has now reached sushi. Colorful plates of this beloved Japanese cuisine are being uploaded to Instagram under hashtag ‘#rainbowsushi’. Continue reading »

Glowing Dress Turns Claire Danes Into Cinderella At The Met Gala

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The theme of this year’s Met Ball, fittingly sponsored by Apple, was Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, and Claire Danes’ dress took the cake. Designed by Zac Posen, he “sourced the fiber optic woven organza in this dress from France, and there are 30 mini battery packs sewn into the gown’s understructure,” according to FastCo. Continue reading »