Category Archives: Art

Islands Digitally Composed From Images of Abandoned Sites by Fabio Araujo | Colossal

Brazilian designer Fabio Araujo digitally composes images of abandoned sites to create undesirable islands, small patches of earth ripped up from long neglected corners of civilization. The series, Abandoned Places, exists both as image and video as Araujo animates discrete … Continue reading

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CJ Hendry’s work in a photo by George Bryne

Somewhere Big Red is just chilling… This is a photo by @george_byrne, I don’t know what it is about this guy maybe it’s the composition or it could be the simple bold colours but every time I see his photos … Continue reading

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Giant Dabs of Thick Oil Paint Captured as Hyperrealist Colored Pencil Drawings | Colossal

Australian artist Cj Hendry (previously) tricks the eye with her hyper-realistic drawings, works that recreate the appearance of thick swabs of brightly colored paint. To achieve the dimensionality and sheen of fresh oil paint she layers dry pigment atop colored … Continue reading

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Unusual Selfies by Izumi Miyazaki

These ongoing self-portraits by Japanese photographer Izumi Miyazaki are somewhat surreal and not the usual selfies you see on the internet. Source: Unusual Selfies by Izumi Miyazaki

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Floating Cloud: An Electromagnetic Cloud That Hovers on Your Desktop by Richard Clarkson | Colossal

Floating Cloud is the latest “weightless” creation from NYC-based artist and designer Richard Clarkson who has long been fascinated by the shape and form of clouds that he translates into audiovisual devices. The Floating Cloud is held in place by … Continue reading

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Conceptual Illustrations That Unveil Hidden Worlds by Andrea Ucini | Colossal

Self-taught Italian illustrator Andrea Ucini draws scenes which reveal hidden plot lines, adding a conceptual twist to his minimalistic imagery. Within Ucini’s illustrations one can sneak a peek behind the veil of a shadow or streetlamp, uncovering another world or … Continue reading

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Order and Division: Paintings by Gina Heyer

Photorealistic paintings of bathrooms and empty corridors by South African artist Gina Heyer. Source: Order and Division: Paintings by Gina Heyer

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DIY Papercraft Light Shades of Aquatic Life by Vasili | Colossal

Taking inspiration from the Dutch seaside, Netherlands-based design studio VasiliLights produces both DIY and fully-assembled paper light shades in the form of aquatic life. The paper shades come in a variety of colors and sizes, you can see more in … Continue reading

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An Origami Pineapple Pavilion Opens Inside Berrington Hall’s 18th-Century Garden | Colossal

Situated inside the garden of the Georgian mansion at the National Trust’s historic Berrington Hall is Studio Morison’s newest structure Look! Look! Look!, a pineapple-shaped pavilion with angles akin to a folded work of origami. The pavilion is dusty pink, … Continue reading

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New Sketchbook-Based Ballpoint Pen Drawings by Nicolas V. Sanchez | Colossal

New York City-based artist Nicolas V. Sanchez (previously) creates masterful drawings with only the aid of a few ballpoint pens, rendering unbelievably realistic portraits and still lifes in his many sketchbooks. Due to his precise application of highlights and shadows … Continue reading

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