Artist Sonia Rentsch makes weapons harmless by crafting them out of plants. The set “Harm Less” shows some very deadly weapons recreated with plants, effectively making the guns, the grenades and the bullets harmless. It’s all fun and games until you get hit by a cactus or poison ivy grenade.
When I first saw this, to my naive mind it looked like a plastic hair accessory built to look like a coiling snake to keep your hair together. As it turns out, this is the real deal. A baby green tree python who was so taken by Dr Anne Fawcett, it decided to spend some [...]
Wasted Rita is a graphic designer and illustrator conceived in New Jersey, working and living in Porto, Portugal. Her humorous drawings and lettering quotes have afforded her quite a fame, and rightly so. There’s a sea of wisdom in the humor folks, take a dip.
Artist Drachea Rannak cast Disney Princesses in the role of Sailor Moon characters for this set of illustrations. While we assume Disney princesses have been to a lot of different settings and popular culture universes, the sailors haven’t really been that prolific lately. The anime sailor girls sure are picking speed though, just yesterday we [...]
Earlier this year, Lamborghini showed its willingness to depart from conventional car design with the Veneno. Now, it apparently wants to cement the idea with the Egoista. This one though, is a one-off concept made to celebrate 50 years of the marque. The single seater supercar has a silver body with orange rims and accents, [...]
The latest Japanese photo-meme to make rounds is the human eating giants. It owes its origins to the new anime Attack on Titan. Originally a manga, Attack on Titan tells the story of a city that is under attack by human eating giants. The anime itself seems to have created quite a hold and numerous [...]
Tippi Degré was born in Namibia, Africa while her parents French wildlife photographers Alain Degré and Sylvie Robert were there in the Kalahari. Considering the place she grew up in, there weren’t really many children around so the infant Tippi became friends with the vast variety of wildlife who were her neighbors. These photographs, taken [...]
Illustrations by British artist Jonathan Wolstenholme has a love for old books, and it shows in this series entitled Books on Books. The illustrations show a world where books read books, play cards and chess, and have a social life of their own. A book reading a book while writing a book is quite an [...]
Apache Revolver is a very interesting weapon. You can put in bullets to shoot, wield it as a knife, and if that isn’t enough, it can be used as a brass knuckle to do some hard punching. The Apache originated in Belgium and soon found favor with the French underworld where it was used till [...]
Talented Italian artist and illustrator Franco Clun makes these wonderful hyper realistic sketches that we are very willing to call black and white photographs. Clun says his secret is passion. Come to think of it, passion is the secret that paves the road to success. Hit ahead for more of Clun’s work, plus his self-portrait [...]
Mikko Kuorinki had the project “Wall Piece with 200 Letters” running from March 2010 until February 2011 at the Kiasma museum, with words being changed every week. It is pretty self descriptive, where the artist used a maximum of 200 letters to present these quotes from various sources. We like the simplicity, and we like [...]
Putting his love for photography and travel together, New York-based photographer Richard Silver not just visits various spots around the world, he brings back delicious visual goodies of his travels. The photographer makes use of several techniques to capture images, though for the moment our primary interest would be dictated by his project Tilt Shift.
Dolls can be beautiful, and human-like. The key being that it’s almost impossible for humans with doll-like proportions to actually exist. Or at least, exist naturally, as we’ve already seen plenty of people try. Japanese model Vanilla Chamu is the latest on that list we’re not keeping. Over the years, Chamu has undergone 30 plastic [...]
One insanely detailed and amazing project, this is the recreation of the battle of Helm’s Deep from Lord of the Rings. The build by Rich-K and Big J is about 90 percent complete, and manages to look epic even with that tag of being “unfinished.” Setting the scene for the battle, 150,000 bricks have gone [...]
Grumpy Cat very likely is amongst the biggest celebrities of our time, or maybe even better because we can’t think of many celebrity names who have art projects dedicated for them. Grumpy Cat Art Project features more than 30 artists and is currently on exhibit at Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment complex in Huntsville, Alabama. [...]