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It’s Not Every Day That Handwriting Will Blow You Away. But This Guy’s 30 Examples Are Stunning.

Sean McCabe has a true passion for hand lettering and typography, as well as a love for meticulous detail. Sean is a hand lettering artist and type designer from San Antonio who also does podcasts on creativity and business in the design industry. His passion for the craft has now turned into a full time job and he sells some of his work on his website. Sean’s hand lettering has gathered so much interest online that he even provides hand lettering classes now. Check out some of […]

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This Looks Like A Supernova, But It’s Really Just Ink In Water — Incredible!

French independent filmmaker Thomas Vanz‘s short movie, “Novae,” features some seriously striking supernova imagery. A supernova is an event where a star explodes and dies, creating a massive explosion in space. This happens when a significant change occurs in a star’s core. While it’s not often that we are able to see them in our galaxy, you could swear that Vanz documented one himself or used computer-generated images in the film. However, all he needed to capture this stunning footage was an aquarium, ink, and water. Pretty […]

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This Artist’s Inspirational Mission Redefines The Concepts Of Shame And Memory

Art is often thought about from the perspective of the viewer. It makes sense, because viewership is the practice of many, and creation is the practice of relatively few. But let’s take a step back and consider the fact that creative work lives a long, unseen life before it ends up in front of us. In many ways, what goes into the creation of a piece is far more profound than anything we could possibly take away from it. Artist Stephanie Calvert is more than a little […]

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By Taking Apart Watches, These Collaborating Artists Made Something Cooler.

Artist and miniature-maker Dan Tanenbaum has a fascination with the inner workings of watches. He could obsess over the tiny components in the timepieces for days. He describes himself as an “avid, if not obsessive” watch collector. In addition, he collects the discarded pieces of vintage watches and gives new life to each of the pieces.  At first, he started making cufflinks decorated with watch gears arranged to look like tiny motorcycles. (As a lover of watches, he only uses broken and discarded watch components, and never breaks apart functioning watches.) […]

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29 Times Tumblr Told The Truth About Love

Sometimes love makes you want to sing…and sometimes it makes you want to pull the covers up over your head. 1. On the difficulty of expressing your love. View this embed › Art by Owl Turd Comix. 2. On holding hands with the one you love. View this embed › Art by Tiffany Ford. 3. On edible love. View this embed › Art by Constance Lagrange. 4. On sharing a bed with the one you love. View this embed › Art by Kelly Bastow (MOOSEKLEENEX). 5. On […]

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This Artist Creates Gorgeous Sculptures That Blend Animals And Nature.

These sculptures by Chinese artist Wang Ruilin would be impressive solely based on their near life-sized and incredibly detailed depictions of whales, deer, oxen and more, but he adds an extra dash of surrealism. Each animal features elements of nature blending into their bodies. Rocks, landforms and clouds emerge from their backs and antlers to create a dreamlike vision of coexistence. Ruilin explained that he is largely influenced by traditional Chinese artists, like Xu Belhong whose paintings of horses made a particular impact on Ruilin as a child.  Wang Ruilin Wang Ruilin […]

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Someone Thought It Would Be A Good Idea To Build These Insane Statues

Public statues have long been staples of human civilization. They represent our greatest accomplishments and tell the world that we were here and that we did something. However, in recent years, statues have taken a turn from classically beautiful to downright bizarre. Whether these 20 pieces fall into the category of “art” is up for you to decide. 1. This is actually a hyperrealistic statue of a man walking in the snow. Seriously unsettling. Reddit / ShowingErin 2. Run! Just run! Reddit / Chartreuse_666 3. This one’s […]

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