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This Artist Covers Objects With Massive Doilies In An Effort To ‘Keep Up Appearances’

California-based artist Ashley V Blalock is making grandmoms everyone proud — and probably slightly jealous. Her ongoing project, “Keeping Up Appearances”, aims to make stairwells, trees and everything in between a home for her massive red doilies. Here’s the idea behind “Keeping Up Appearances”: “Although non-threatening in a domestic setting, in the gallery and at …

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Artist Creates Miniature Video Rental Store And It’s Making Us Miss The 1990s

Going to the video rental store was a magical experience. Every movie (almost) was available to rent and take home. Now, literally, EVERY movie is available right on a phone. We miss the 1990s. British FX artist Andrew Glazebrook misses the 1990s too. Specifically the local video rental shop. Glazebrook created this incredibly convincing 1/25 scale …

Warren King Cardboard Sculptures

Artist Creates Lifelike Sculptures Of Family Friends Out Of Cardboard

Christmas was a few weeks ago and I’m still tossing cardboard boxes into recycling. Perhaps I should reconsider putting it out on the curb and turn it all into lifelike sculptures of my neighbors. Ok, I’m not that talented. Warren King, however, is very talented and his cardboard people creatures are fascinating and amazing. Here’s …

Rug Artist

Japanese Artist Creates Masterpieces On Rug Using Only A Vacuum

Out of all the household chores, vacuuming is the least painful and most gratifying, usually because vacuuming happens at the end of a cleaning job. A Japanese artist, however, is making vacuuming not only enjoyable but worthy of praise. She’s creating artwork in the fibers in of her carpet using just a vacuum cleaner. Going …

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Watch This Artist Paint A Self-Portrait While Staring At His Reflection In The Mirror

It’s always fascinating to see an artist take their work to the next level by expanding boundaries and pushing themselves to achieve more like the cosplay make-up artist doing insanely life-like work. Scottish artist Ewan McClure decided that painting a photo of himself was much too easy so he added a degree of difficulty — he …

Self-Taught Makeup Artist

Self-Taught Make-Up Artist Transforms Herself Into The Most Amazing Cosplays Ever

There’s something to be said for people that dedicate their time and life to perfecting a craft. It’s especially impressive if the person is completely self-taught. Justyna Sosnowska – also known as Sosenka – earned a Landscape Architecture degree. Her real interest and passion, however, is special effects makeup. She couldn’t afford to go back …

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Artist Turns Adorable Pokémon Characters Into Hideous Creatures

These Pokémon pictures are sure to give every child, and possibly some adults, nightmares. Artist David Szilagyi turned beloved Pokémon characters into hellacious monsters and his work is absolutely enthralling. The inspiration for these Pokemon pictures and portraits comes from not only a love of the classic game but a young life captivated with the …

10 Amazing Optical Illusions From Makeup Artist Mimi Choi

We've never seen an artist quite like Mimi Choi. The 31-year-old Vancouver-based makeup genius creates optical illusions so startlingly realistic that they render us speechless in a mix of terror and awe. What you see hasn't been Photoshopped or otherwise digitally altered. Mimi uses basic makeup to create the stuff of nightmares (a hole in...