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Anecdote The Amazing Food Sculptures of Valeriano Fatica

From giant wheels of parmesan cheese to watermelons and even truffles, it seems that theres no solid food that talented artist Valeriano Fatica cannot sculpt into an incredibly detailed artwork. Valer……
2019-06-06 8 Read more

Anecdote Artist Creates Portraits of Pop Icons with Thousands of Spray-Painted Tiny People

Seen from afar, Craig Alans celebrity portraits seem made out of thousands of expertly placed paint dots, but as you draw nearer, you notice that those dots are actually tiny detailed human figures. C……
2019-05-24 5 Read more

Anecdote Artist Sculpts Aluminum Cans into Insanely Detailed Artworks Using Only His Thumbs

The intricate aluminum can sculptures of Noah Deledda look like the work of precise automated machines, but the Tampa Bay-based artist makes them all by hand, using only his thumbs to create dents and……
2019-05-23 3 Read more

Anecdote Insanely Talented Artist Creates Beautifully Carved, Mechanically-Activated Coins

Looking at the work of Russian artist Roman Booteen, its easy to see why people consider him a master at hand-engraving coins, but what most people dont know is that many of his masterpieces also feat……
2019-05-23 4 Read more

Anecdote Artist Creates Seemingly Magical Book That Glows from Within

A Japanese experimental artist has captured the imaginations of thousands of fantasy and anime fans by creating a seemingly magical book in which the letters keep shining brighter and brighter as the……
2019-05-23 4 Read more

Anecdote Tattoo Artist Uses Optical Illusions to Reveal a World Beneath the Skin

Jesse Rix has been tattooing since 2005 and specializes in a wide range of styles, from realism to nature pieces, but its hid geometric, three-dimensional optical illusion tattoos that really get peop……
2019-05-11 5 Read more

Anecdote French Artist Makes Money by Incorporating QR Codes into His Murals

A French street artist has found a way to bring Bitcoin to the art world. By incorporating QR codes in his murals, he is able to receive donations directly from passers-by who appreciate his artworks.……
2019-02-11 7 Read more

Anecdote Jelly Alchemy – The Amazing 3D Jelly Cakes of Siew Heng Boon

Jelly cakes dont really sound very appetizing, or particularly impressive for that matter, but thats only because youve probably never seen one of Siew Heng Boons amazing 3D jelly cakes. Intricately-d……
2019-01-28 8 Read more

Anecdote Artist Creates Amazing ‘Web Portraits’ Using a Single Sewing Thread

Slovenian artist Sašo Krajnc creates incredibly detailed portraits by tightly winding a single sewing thread on a circular wooden frame to create overlapping straight lines. Thats actually the most im……
2019-01-24 9 Read more

Anecdote Talented Artist Gives Generic Mass-Produced Dolls Their Own Unique Look

Kiev-based artist Olga Kamenetskaya is very popular among doll collectors for her ability to turn generic dolls of all shapes and sizes into unique works of art, some of them so-realistic looking you……
2019-01-16 12 Read more

Anecdote Japanese Artist Creates Awe-Inspiring Ephemeral Artworks on Her Home Carpet

Weve seen artists use all sorts of canvases in the past, from paper towels, to butterfly wings or fallen leaves, but never their own carpets. Well, thank to the genius of Japanese Twitter user @agito0……
2019-01-16 17 Read more

Anecdote Latvian Artist Sparks Controversy with Cannibalistic Performance Art

Latvian performance artist Arturs Bērziņš has managed to spark a heated debate about the ethics of his latest project, where he sliced bits of flesh from two peoples bodies, cooked them in a frying pa……
2019-01-16 6 Read more

Anecdote Artist Spends Three Months Building Accurate Model of Midtown Manhattan Out of Old Computer Componen

Zayd Menk, a very patient artist from Zimbabwe, spent three months building a 0.0635:100 scale model of Midtown Manhattan out of discarded computer components. The 17-year-old artist, who made the mod……
2019-01-15 10 Read more

Anecdote The Photo-Like Painted Portraits of Yasutomo Oka

These lovely portraits may look like high-definition artistic photographs, or even the product of CGI, but they are actually oil paintings created by Japanese artist Yasutomo Oka At just 34-years-old,……
2019-01-15 17 Read more

Anecdote Self-Taught Artist Is on a Mission to Create Incredibly Detailed Sketches of Every City in the UK

Two years ago, English artist Carl Lavia set out to create a large-scale sketch of Birmingham, one of the largest cities in the UK, using photos he took himself while walking around the city, as well……
2019-01-10 6 Read more

Anecdote South-Korean Artist Uses Makeup to Transform Her Face into Mesmerizing Optical Illusions

At just 24 years of age, Dain Yoon is already a master when it comes to optical illusions. Using only makeup, face paint and brushes, she uses her own face and body as canvas for mind-bending visual e……
2019-01-09 5 Read more

Anecdote Japanese Artist Creates Stunning Anime Art with Microsoft Excel

When people ask Japanese artist Maruraba_2 (his Twitter handle) what drawing and design software he recommends, his answer is always Excel. Many take it as a joke, but only because they have no idea t……
2018-12-14 13 Read more

Anecdote Insanely-Talented Food Artist Bakes the Most Amazing-Looking Pies

Two years ago, Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin didnt even know how to bake, but today she is widely regarded as the worlds most talented pie maker. And, believe it or not, shes entirely self taught. Jessica……
2018-12-14 8 Read more

Anecdote Talented Artist Turns Used Teabags into Miniature Paintings

Most of us see used teabags as stained, soggy pieces of trash, but to visual artist and graphic designer Ruby Silvious they are miniature canvases just waiting to be turned into artworks. Three years……
2018-12-12 7 Read more

Anecdote China’s “Sugar King” Creates the Most Incredible Cake Decorations

Chinese patissier Zhou Yi is better known as the Sugar King in his native country, and looking at his hand-made cake decorations, its easy to see why. Yi can mold fondant into virtually any imaginable……
2018-12-12 15 Read more

Anecdote German Art Collective Prints Fashionable Clothes Directly on Manhole Covers

A Berlin-based art collective known as Raubdruckerin – German for pirate printers – has come up with a unique approach to creating textile patterns. They have been traveling around European cities tur……
2018-12-03 10 Read more

Anecdote Artist Creates Paintings That Look Like Impossibly-Detailed Persian Carpets

A Miami based artist creates stunningly detailed paintings that look like real Persian rugs. Jason Seife, who is a muralist and a graphic designer, began developing the intricate pictures in 2015 as a……
2018-11-29 25 Read more

Anecdote Belgian Artist Chains Himself to Giant Block of Marble, Has to Be Cut Loose after 19 Days

A Belgian man had to be cut free from his art installation after failing to liberate himself after 19 days. Mikes Poppe had tethered himself by the ankle to a three-meter (10ft) chain that ran through……
2018-11-29 23 Read more

Anecdote Japanese Artist Creates Insane Wristwatch Replicas Out of Paper

Manabu Kosaka, an artist from Saitama, Japan, has a very special skill he can recreate virtually any wristwatch model exclusively out of high-quality Kent paper. The results of his painstaking labor……
2018-11-27 7 Read more

Anecdote Archaeologists Discover 3,500-Year-Old Carving So Detailed That It Could Rewrite Art History

In 2015 researchers from the University of Cincinnati uncovered a Bronze Age tomb in Pylos, in southwest Greece. It belonged to the so-called Griffin Warrior, a wealthy Mycenaean man, and dates back 3……
2018-11-26 3 / Read more