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This Photo Is Actually a Pencil Perfect Drawing

This Photo Is Actually a Pencil Perfect Drawing

At just 22 years old, Italian artist Diego Fazo has developed the skill to create photo-realistic drawings using a simple charcoal pencil. His latest creation, pictured below, has drawn hundreds of positive comments on his

Artist Traps Bolts of Electricity Inside Clear Acrylic Blocks to Create “Captured Lightnings”

Artist Traps Bolts of Electricity Inside Clear Acrylic Blocks to Create "Captured Lightnings"

Want to give someone a unique present? How about a bolt of lightning? Bert Hickman's work of art are literally stunning. He creates "Captured Lightnings" by blasting clear blocks of acrylic with millions of volts of

The Awe-Inspiring Matchstick Architecture of Patrick Acton

The Awe-Inspiring Matchstick Architecture of Patrick Acton

Patrick Acton is known as the world's best matchstick artist for a reason. His extensive collection features scale wooden models of iconic film locations like Lord of the Rings' Minas Tirith and Harry Potter's Hogwarts

Japanese Mother Uses Sleeping Toddler to Unleash Her Creativity

Japanese Mother Uses Sleeping Toddler to Unleash Her Creativity

While other mothers use their baby's nap time to catch up on house chores or get some shuteye themselves, 41-year-old Mami Koide likes to turn her sleeping daughter Nuno into a living, breathing work of

Human Motorcycles Made from Body-Painted Yoga Gurus

Human Motorcycles Made from Body-Painted Yoga Gurus

To promote the upcoming Progressive International Motorcycle Show, advertising and branding studio i.d.e.a. created a series of human motorcycles from the contorted bodies of yoga experts and circus performers. We've seen impressive body-painting and displays of

Illustrator Creates Incredibly Detailed Drawings Inside Matchbooks

Illustrator Creates Incredibly Detailed Drawings Inside Matchbooks

Jason D'Aquino is an expert miniaturist who unleashes his talent on all kinds of recycled objects, from ledgers, leaflets, vintage calendars to small pieces of paper and even tiny matchbooks. And to make sure everyone understands

Talented Artist Paints on Discarded Pennies

Talented Artist Paints on Discarded Pennies

American artist Jacqueline Lou Skaggs uses tiny discarded pennies as canvases for her miniature paintings. The level of detail she's able to achieve is truly awe-inspiring. Initially these coins were going to be spent- nestled with other

Awesome Starry Night Mural Made from over 1,000 Doorknobs

Awesome Starry Night Mural Made from over 1,000 Doorknobs

David Goldberg, the owner of a hardware store in Bethesda, Maryland, decided to repurpose his extensive collection of doorknobs and other door accessories by using them to recreate Vincent van Gogh's Starry Night. It's crazy how

Robin Eley’s Incredible Hyper-Realistic Paintings

Robin Eley’s Incredible Hyper-Realistic Paintings

There's no way to tell, but you're actually not looking at a photograph, but a hyper-realistic painting by London-born artist Robin Eley. Armed with a simple paintbrush he's able to create photo-quality works of art

Craig Tracy’s Unbelievable Body-Painting Optical Illusions

Craig Tracy’s Unbelievable Body-Painting Optical Illusions

New Orleans-based artist Craig Tracy is considered a trendsetter in the art of body painting. He spends hour painstakingly painting his subjects' bodies with water-based paint, before taking photos of them in unique positions. The first

Mark Powell’s Hellish Dioramas Will Freak You Out

Mark Powell’s Hellish Dioramas Will Freak You Out

Looking at his nightmarish dioramas, you'd think Melbourne-based artist Mark Powell has been to hell and back. Bizarre, sinister and disgusting are just some of the words usually used to describe his art, but that's

English Artist Creates Detailed Button Mosaics

English Artist Creates Detailed Button Mosaics

English artist Ann Carrington uses hundreds, sometimes thousands of everyday objects to create awe-inspiring mosaics. Not everyone looks at buttons, safety pins or metal coins and sees art, but for Ann Carrington, "all objects are saturated

The Real Starry Night – Astronomy Student Recreates Van Gogh’s Painting Using Hubble’s Deep Space Images

The Real Starry Night – Astronomy Student Recreates Van Gogh’s Painting Using Hubble’s Deep Space Images

Alex Harrison Parker, an American PHD astronomy student, used computer mosaic-making software to re-produce Van Gogh's famous Starry Night painting from the most beautiful images captured by the Hubble telescope in the last 20 years. "The idea

New York artist Paints with His Own Blood

New York artist Paints with His Own Blood

In order to better "dissolve the barrier between art and artist", New York-based artist Vincent Castiglia uses his own blood as a medium for his disturbing paintings. Throughout his artistic career, he has used around 12

Beautiful “Paintings” Hide a Mind-Blowing Secret

Beautiful "Paintings" Hide a Mind-Blowing Secret

You've probably seen hundreds of nature-inspired paintings like the ones created by Russian artist Alexander Yurkov. But, although you can't tell at first glance, his works are truly unique. In fact, they're not even real

Artist’s Hyperrealistic Drawings Look Like Black and White Photos

Artist’s Hyperrealistic Drawings Look Like Black and White Photos

The first time you see Dirk Dzimirsky's hyperrealistic drawings, you're convinced they're black and white photographs. In fact, that's the feeling you get when you see them for the hundredth time, they're that good. I love