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A Memorial Art Piece Commemorating the Vietnam Soldiers (10 pics)

Posted by Raya in Arts » Beautiful 21 Jun 2013   / 5362 views

This impressive collection of over 58,000 dog tags hangs from the ceiling of the National Veterans Art Museum in Chicago.
 

A Memorial Art Piece Commemorating the Vietnam Soldiers

A Watchmaking Extraordinaire Who Crafts Complete Wristwatches from Wood (44 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 8 Jun 2013   / 6894 views

Ukranian born, Valerii Danevych is a watchmaker who specialises in crafting one-of-a-kind watches entirely out of wood.

 

A Watchmaking Extraordinaire Who Crafts Complete Wristwatches from Wood

A Portrait Created in 100 Different Animation Styles (101 pics)

Posted by Raya in Arts » Beautiful 29 Apr 2013   / 15410 views

Cartoon Kevin is based on real-world cartoonist, Kevin McShane. He always wears a signature black t-shirt, blue jeans and Chuck Taylor sneakers and is presented here in 100 different portrait styles that represent world famous animators.
 

A Portrait Created in 100 Different Animation Styles

Fans Create Their Own Versions of Popular Movie Posters (24 pics)

Posted by Raya in Arts » Beautiful 15 Apr 2013   / 6603 views

Here are some of the good and not-so-good attempts or posters designed by movie fans.
 

Fans Create Their Own Versions of Popular Movie Posters

Creative Customised Stormtrooper Helmets (51 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 26 Mar 2013   / 5076 views

The 501st TK Helmut project successfully raised $50,000 for the Make-A-Wish foundation through the sale of these cool customised Stormtrooper Helmets.

 

Creative Customised Stormtrooper Helmets

Ordinary Coins Become Intricate and Beautiful Pieces of Jewellery (21 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 23 Mar 2013   / 5427 views

For some contemporary jewellery designers, cut coin art is a popular method of creating stunning and unique jewellery creations out of old coins. The practice is entirely legal in the United States providing the coins are marketed for use as jewellery and artists typically sell their work online. These below examples of cut coin art are works by Rob Johnson.

 

Ordinary Coins Become Intricate and Beautiful Pieces of Jewellery

Artist Turns Pencils into Original Sculptures (15 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 28 Feb 2013   / 4656 views

These miniature pencil carvings are created by Hungarian artist, Cerkahegyzo, using only a single lead pencil, which he manipulates with files, sandpaper, razor blades and polishing stones.

 

Artist Turns Pencils into Original Sculptures

A Remarkable Tribute to Nelson Mandela (8 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 22 Feb 2013   / 5143 views

South African artist, Marco Cianfanelli built this remarkable statue of Nelson Mandela in honour of the 50-year anniversary of his imprisonment. The monument is constructed of 50 separate steel bars and is located on the exact spot of his arrest that occurred under apartheid rule in 1962.

 

A Remarkable Tribute to Nelson Mandela

Cool Cartoon Cardboard Cut-Outs (28 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 22 Feb 2013   / 7699 views

These “paper children” are cut out characters that Lowra then places in everyday settings to create light-hearted art pieces.

 

Cool Cartoon Cardboard Cut-Outs

Meet the Amazingly Talented Wood Sculptor (22 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 16 Feb 2013   / 8646 views

Livio De Marchi is a Venetian artist who can transform any ordinary piece of wood into a detailed and lifelike replica of everyday objects. He is fairly well-known for sculpting an entire house contents out of nothing but pieces of wood.

 

Meet the Amazingly Talented Wood Sculptor

Uninhibited Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (10 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 14 Feb 2013   / 8193 views

This may look like a photo from the Chernobyl site but it is actually a skilful reproduction.

 

Uninhibited Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Can You Guess These “Paper Cuts”? (84 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 9 Feb 2013   / 5353 views

Popular icons as puzzling paper silhouettes.

 

Can You Guess These “Paper Cuts”?

Can You Do This With Cookies and Cream? (41 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 8 Feb 2013   / 2773 views

These fantastic sculptures have all been created from OREO cookies.

 

Can You Do This With Cookies and Cream?

The Making of an Ice Sculpture (12 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 14 Jan 2013   / 5740 views

All you need to create this work of art are the right tools and some creativity.

 

The Making of an Ice Sculpture

The iPhone Shaped Steve Jobs Life So in Death it Shapes His Memorial (11 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 11 Jan 2013   / 6445 views

In the Russian city St. Petersburg a memorial to Steve Jobs was erected in the form of an iPhone 5. The memorial displays key moments in his past with photos and videos that can be viewed by the public.

 

The iPhone Shaped Steve Jobs Life So in Death it Shapes His Memorial

Fascinating Making of a Handmade Animation Short Film, Old School Style (33 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 11 Jan 2013   / 7164 views

Russian-born, though raised in Spain, artist Nicolai Troshinsky describes what he does perfectly, so I’ll put here his own words: “I´m making an animation short-film like in the good old days: paper marionettes and paint on a 10 level multiplane, no post-production tricks.”

 

Fascinating Making of a Handmade Animation Short Film, Old School Style

Creative Eyelash Designs (22 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 9 Jan 2013   / 3297 views

Larger Than Life Portrait (6 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 27 Dec 2012   / 7743 views

This massive portrait is the work of Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada, in Amsterdam.

 

Larger Than Life Portrait

The Best Examples of Street Art (50 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 5 Dec 2012   / 12278 views
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The Best Examples of Street Art

An Animated Timeline of Movie Stars (11 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 29 Nov 2012   / 9645 views

Jeff Victor, an American illustrator is the creative force behind these fun, illustrated timelines.

 

An Animated Timeline of Movie Stars

Colourful, Fun and Imaginative Art Prints (23 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 21 Nov 2012   / 5877 views

Jay Fleck uses clever graphic placement to create these interesting illustrations that are light and humorous and resemble something out of our childhood imaginations.

 

Colourful, Fun and Imaginative Art Prints

Unusual, Indian “Gun-Knife” (10 pics)

Posted in Arts » Beautiful 14 Nov 2012   / 6890 views
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This Katar/Flintlock pistol has a 9 ½ inch blade and 2 inch steel cannon barrels. The intricate and detailed design showcases beaded rims and embossed metal, which makes it a collector’s item that costs anywhere between $6000 and $8000.

 

Unusual, Indian “Gun-Knife”
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