Art

Egg Carton Spitfire

Egg Carton Spitfire

An incredible full-scale model of a Mark I Spitfire, created from 6500 egg cartons (over a timber and steel frame), by sculptors Jack Munro and Charlotte Austin for Eggs for Soldiers, a charity fundraiser.

15,000 Volts

15,000 Volts

Melanie Hoff injected 15,000 volts into a sheet of plywood, with each electrical charge burning a fractal-style pattern into the wood, resulting in a unique, organic work of art. (Thanks Dion!)

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Pencil Carvings

Pencil Carvings

We’ve seen sculptures carved out of the tip of pencils. deviantART member cerkahegyzo digs deeper, carving intricate shapes by etching out the graphite in the middle of the pencil. Unbelievable.

Calligraphic Snake

Calligraphic Snake

The end result is cutesy but this artist’s ability to paint a snake without lifting his brush from the paper is just as mesmerizing as a real serpent slithering in front of our eyes. (Thanks Bebba W.)

Electrical Tape Art

Electrical Tape Art

Japanese Artist Takahiro Iwasaki created this intricate cityscape using a single roll of electrical tape, carved with a precision knife. Check out more of the artist’s diverse works over on Colossal.

Foldable Animal Lampshades

Foldable Animal Lampshades

Design collective mostlikely’s 3D lampshades come in a variety of animal heads and shapes that you fold and glue together yourself. They can be floor, desk, pendant or even head mounted.

A Million Times Clock

A Million Times Clock

Design studio Humans Since 1982 outdoes their Clock Clock with this mesmerizing kinetic installation. A Million Times is made from 288 analog clocks powered by 576 electric motors.

Original CIA Argo Poster

Original CIA Argo Poster

Vandal Factory is doing a limited run of screenprints of the Argo poster used by Ben Affleck the CIA for the “Canadian Caper”. Act fast, you can only order until Midnight EST, Sunday 2/24/13.

Hiding in the City

Hiding in the City

Camouflage artist Liu Bolin is at it again, this time concealing himself in shelves of panda bears, Disneyana, mobile phones, magazines, and other assorted urban environments.

Ultra HD Ink Drops

Ultra HD Ink Drops

Here’s something you won’t learn in school: ink drops plus H2O times full screen divided by 4K resolution equals amazing. Remember that because it will be on the test at the end of the awesomester.

Urbanscapes

Urbanscapes

Using long, linear brushstrokes and muted, contrasted tones, Italian oil painter Emilio Valerio D’ Ospina creates a tremendous sense of movement, depth and height in his urban images.

Finding Vivian Maier (Trailer)

Finding Vivian Maier (Trailer)

A documentary about a secretive woman named Vivian Maier. In life, she was known as a mere nanny, but a chance discovery of her belongings revealed that she was a genius at photography.

The Meaning of Life Eye Chart

The Meaning of Life Eye Chart

A humorous take on the optometrists’ chart by one of our favorite artists, Aled Lewis. The poster measures 16.5 x 23.4in. and is limited to 200 prints, each numbered and signed. Frame not included.

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85 Years of Oscars

85 Years of Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences worked with artist Olly Moss to make an awesome poster that commemorates the winners of the Best Picture Oscar in the past 85 years. Full image here.

Replaceface Portraits

Replaceface Portraits

An anonymous genius is Photoshopping the heads of celebrities into 19th century portraits of Russian generals that were originally painted by George Dawe. You can also order a personalized portrait.

Type Delight

Type Delight

Wonderful posters with imagery made using food and ingredients. Visual communication design student Nina Harcus made them for a story/recipe book about a chef who falls in love with typography.

Calvin & Hobbes in Our World

Calvin & Hobbes in Our World

Redditor nite4awk is making a series of Calvin & Hobbes wallpapers. But instead of just using the comic strips, nite4awk cut out the two characters and integrated them into photographs of our world.

Bermuda

Bermuda

It may be hard to believe, but Calvin Frederick created the hypnotic visuals of Bermuda without compositing or VFX. He used a motion-control rig, mirrors, an LCD panel, and a grid of LEDs.

Speed Painter 2

Speed Painter 2

We’ve seen a speedy painter work with small canvases and another who uses glue. D. Westry works with a normal-sized canvas and ordinary paint, but he has another trick up his sleeve.

Babel Deck

Babel Deck

Designed by Simon Prades for Card Experiment, these edgy playing cards are inspired by the story of the Tower of Babel, with the cards themselves symbolizing the conflict between social classes.

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Dreaming of Electronic Sheep

Dreaming of Electronic Sheep

Director Benjamin Bardou used CGI from Grand Theft Auto IV to put together the drifting digital dreamscape that is Do Computers Dream of Electronic Sheep? Watch and let your mind wander.

Air Drive

Air Drive

Paris-based photographer Renaud Marion made a handful of vintage cars look futuristic using a simple but striking trick. He lopped off the wheels and smoothed out the cars’ undersides.

Powwow Trail

Powwow Trail

Take 4:40 out of your day and expand your mind – check out Powwow Trail, part of The Ways, an ongoing series of stories on culture and language from Native communities around the Great Lakes.

Diginate

Diginate

Diginate lets you design stickers and order as few or as many as you want. You can make a wide variety of stickers and prints, from stick-on drawings to product labels and even large posters.

PIXEL Interactive Picture Frame

PIXEL Interactive Picture Frame

PIXEL is an interactive picture frame. It has 1,024 LEDs , perfect for displaying 32×32 pixel art. You can upload an image or animation using an Android app. It acts as a mirror when turned off.

Beertone Reference Guide

Beertone Reference Guide

Know anyone who likes beer and colors? The 200 shades of the Beertone Reference Guide will begin with bright beers and end with dark ones, and each will have its own picture and description.

Bubbles and Foam

Bubbles and Foam

UK Talent Janet Waters created an extraordinary series of abstract photographs by taking macro shots of bubbles and foam with her macro lens. The result is intricate and ethereal. (Thanks Danna!)

Masters of the Universe Fan Art

Masters of the Universe Fan Art

French artist Gerald Parel made these awesome illustrations of the Masters of the Universe characters. His use of lighting and perspective really make the characters larger than life.

Laser-Cut Paper Art

Laser-Cut Paper Art

Artist Eric Standley creates insanely detailed paper artworks. Each piece is made of more than a hundred layers of laser-cut paper “in an attempt to capture the reverence of the infinite.”

Simon Beck’s Snow Art

Simon Beck’s Snow Art

54-year old Simon Beck makes huge geometric art by walking on snow. It takes him up to 10 hours per day to finish a single artwork, which he usually makes at the Les Arcs ski resort in France.

Van Gogh’s Photograph

Van Gogh’s Photograph

Tadao Cern – the photographer behind the funny Blow Job project – used photo editing software to make a photograph version of one of Vincent Van Gogh’s self-portraits. Video here.

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