Mixed Arts
Elaborate portraits drawn on vintage maps by Ed Fairburn

Elaborate portraits drawn on vintage maps by Ed Fairburn

Using a wide variety of canvases including railroad blueprints, star charts, geological and street maps, Welsh artist Ed Fairburn (previously here and here) uses additive and subtractive techniques to create portraits that seem pefectly integrated with the topography of streets, mountains and rivers. It’s been almost a year since we last checked in with Fairburn...
The extraordinary life of Germany's Doublefaced girl

The extraordinary life of Germany’s Doublefaced girl

Doublefaced is an intriguing series by Berlin-based German artist Sebastian Bieniek that features portraits of a girl with the illusion of two faces. By simply drawing on each side of his model’s head with common makeup products like eyeliner and lipstick, Bieniek transforms the young woman into a eerie set of twins. He cleverly uses...
Orchestra performs in igloo with instruments made of ice

Orchestra performs in igloo with instruments made of ice

Deep in the freezing cold and snowy Lapland, Sweden, an Ice Orchestra holds its magical performances one would never forget. Violin, viola, cello, contrabass, banjo, mandolin, guitar, drum kit and xylophone were handcrafted from solid ice blocks by sculptor Tim Linhart for these special spine-chilling gigs in the Gigantic Cosmic Igloo. The concerts will continue...
Creepy yet adorable fantasy dolls by Santani

Creepy yet adorable fantasy dolls by Santani

Made by a 23-year-old artist from Moscow, these colourful creatures look like they could be the cuter cousins of the gremlins in Speilberg’s 1984 movies of the same name. Whether you think they’re cute or creepy, these little gremlins have been selling like hot cakes. Santani, which is the girl’s nickname on deviantart and vkontakte,...
Unbelievable and probably unsolvable maze

Unbelievable and probably unsolvable maze

Over 30 years ago, a man spent 7 years hand-drawing the most complex, unbelievable and probably unsolvable maze I’ve ever seen. His daughter recently posted the following photos on Twitter and, needless to say, the entire Internet is exploding with questions about her dad. So who is the man behind it? A professor? A mathematician?...
Hollywood cardboard portraits by Giles Oldershaw

Hollywood cardboard portraits by Giles Oldershaw

By carving and tearing away at the material, Oldershaw exposes the ribbed texture sealed within. His meticulous precision and artistic ingenuity results in a spectacular set of Cardboard Relief Portraits. Giles Oldershaw: website Via: blastedcreatives.com
Creative leaf art by Tang Chiew Ling

Creative leaf art by Tang Chiew Ling

Tang Chiew Ling is from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This is a beautiful collection of creative art work made by leaves and hand drawing. Tang Chiew Ling: behance Via: smartnetzone.com
Leaf cut art by Lorenzo Manuel Durán

Leaf cut art by Lorenzo Manuel Durán

“Inspired by a caterpillar I decided to cut plant leaves the same way as other artists do with paper, that idea captivated my whole mind because it looked like a great opportunity to combine two of my true passions: art and nature. Due to the lack of information about the “leaf cutting art” I have...
Sebastian Errazuriz: 12 Shoes for 12 Lovers

Sebastian Errazuriz: 12 Shoes for 12 Lovers

“Jetsetter” Jessica “Ice Queen” Sophie “Honey” Natasha “GI Jane” Barbara “Gold Digger” Alison “Hot Bitch” Caroline “Cry Baby” Alexandra “The Boss” Rachel “The Virgin” Anna “Heart Breaker” Laura “The Rock” Alice “The Ghost” Valentina 12 Shoes for 12 Lovers is a creative collection of sculptural footwear by New York-based Chilean designer Sebastian Errazuriz that is...
Luigi Prina: The Ships That Sail Through The Clouds

Luigi Prina: The Ships That Sail Through The Clouds

  Italian architect Luigi Prina has been interested in aircraft modelling since a very young age. However, it was only after he met Venetian painter and boat builder Eugenio Tomiolo that he started to create flying ship models from ultra-thin paper and balsa wood inspired after Roman, Greek and Viking designs. His collection (or fleet)...
Handcrafted gourd lamps by Gourdlight

Handcrafted gourd lamps by Gourdlight

“My name is Robert and I’m gourd artist. I make gourd lamps. Every lamp is fully handcrafted and completely unique. I use dried shells of the exotic fruit and create the stunning lampshades by drilling perforated patterns in them to let the light out. This allows the lampshade to display an interesting play of light...
Nick Gentry, floppy disk paintings

Nick Gentry, floppy disk paintings

Nick Gentry is a British artist from London. Much of his artistic output has been generated with the use of contributed artefacts and materials. He states that through this process “contributor, artist and viewer come closer together”. His art is influenced by the development of consumerism, technology and cyberculture in society, with a distinctive focus...

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