Art

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This Amazing Art Exhibit Is So Small You’d Probably Walk Right Over It

Slinkachu is an artist who has been “abandoning little people on the street since 2006.” What he does is search the streets of London for unassuming locations in which to hide tiny, little sculptures. If you’ve spent any time in the U.K. capital in the past ten year, there’s a chance you’ve walked right by his art without even noticing.

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Artist Burns Holes In Paper With Incense Sticks To Create Amazing Art

Jihyun Park, an artist in Korea, has found a unique and quintessentially Asian approach to pointillism – he uses burning sticks of incense to burn tiny holes in huge sheets of rice paper, arranging the tiny holes into beautiful, relaxing artistic compositions. The use of incense to burn these holes isn’t merely a novelty: “the word ‘utopia’ in Korean is ...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Got Turned Into A Life-Size Chocolate Sculpture

Benedict Cumberbatch may not have won this year’s Oscar, but he did win a poll sponsored by UKTV. Cumberbatch beat out a long list of British actors for this honor (I think that’s what they’re calling this) like Idris Elba, Sean Bean and Damian Lewis to be made into a life size mound of chocolate. The lead sculptor Tim Simpson ...

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Artist Paints Ocean Stones With Thousands Of Tiny Dots

Elspeth McLean, an Australian artist based in Canada, creates hypnotizing paintings of mandalas on smooth and perfectly round ocean stones that will soothe your soul and fill your wold with color. She paints her beautiful explosions of color with tiny dots, which makes her works even more symmetrical and soothing.

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Wool Copies Of Peoples’ Pets

Jessie Dockins is a needle felting artist who creates sculptures of dogs, owls, and other realistic (and whimsical) creatures. Many people commission to create dog sculptures of their or a family member’s favorite dog. These dogs are often referred to as “soul dogs” – dogs fate has placed with their human companions. She also receives many orders for sculptures of ...

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Seth Globepainter’s Murals of Children Immersed in Colorful Galaxies

Julien Seth Malland’s murals revive crumbling walls with vibrant images of children immersed in galaxies of color. The Paris-based artist, who also goes by the pseudonym Seth Globepainter, adds depth to flat, brick-and-plaster walls with a palette of vibrant hues that seem inspired by a crayon box. These rainbow splashes are contrasted by plain drawings of children that look like ...

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Artist Creates Street Art To Make People Smile On A Rainy Day

Like a new modern version of invisible ink, superhydrophobic coatings can also be used to create hidden street art that stays invisible until it gets wet. Peregrine Chuch, a Seattle-based street artist, created a series of public works of street art called Rainworks using the same sort of hydrophobic coatings. Church creates the artwork spontaneously because he has been assured ...

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Learn Anatomy From Dissected Knit Creatures By Emily Stoneking

I can’t say I ever expected to see anyone make animal dissection cute, but knitting artist Emily Stoneking has done it. Her aKNITomy artwork faithfully recreates typical high school dissection projects as arguably cute knit panels. If you have a visceral or ethical problem with animal dissection, Stoneking’s artwork also can potentially help you learn about what makes animals tick ...

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