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Unbelievably Realistic Eyes Using Colored Pencils

Unbelievably Realistic Eyes Using Colored Pencils

Unbelievably Realistic Eyes Using Colored Pencils

Jose Vergara (a.k.a. Avec Asics Redosking), a 19-year-old artist from Texas, is drawing close-ups of the human eye with the sort of hyper-realistic level of detail that one would ordinarily expect from experienced masters.

Vergara draws using only colored pencils, which makes his work all the more impressive. nike tn requin pas cher Most of us use or have used, at one point or another, colored pencils, which makes it easier to realize just how much more talented he is than most of us. cheap air jordans uk And he’s only 19 years old!

The eyes are truly one of the best tests of an artist’s capability to mimic reality because we hold them to a higher standard. nike air max pas cher During our evolution, it has been critically important to be able to follow a pair of eyes’ gaze and to be able to see eyes that are observing us. Nike air max pas cher This is part of the reason that some people say they need to look someone in the eyes to trust them and why getting the eyes wrong in a realistic drawing can ruin the rest of it for us. fjallraven kanken goedkoop And all of this is, of course, why the eyes are often called the windows of the soul.

The best part is, Vergara doesn’t just draw eyes – there are a ton of portraits and other drawings on his various online accounts.

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Japanese Artist Creates Incredible Body Art

Japanese Artist Creates Incredible Body Art

Japanese Artist Creates Incredible Body Art

Japanese body artist and student Choo-San creates incredible and surreal body art using only acrylic paint and copious amounts of imagination. Choo-San discovered her interest and talent for body art while taking a year off from school. She says she started painting hyper-realistic artworks on bodies because she was sick of all the Photoshopped pictures in the industry, and she wanted to see how far she could go without all the modern technologies.

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Priceless Expressions of Fathers After Their Child’s Birth

Priceless Expressions of Fathers After Their Child's Birth

Priceless Expressions of Fathers After Their Child’s Birth

How do you think would a man look minutes after their child’s birth? Extreme happiness, Air Max Baratas terror and excitement? Photographer Dave Young captured these expressions just minutes after their partner gave birth. Chaussures Nike 2017 These are 100% real and extreme emotions. hogan scarpes italia On the nights of April 23rd to April 26th, Goedkoop Nike Air Max Young walked through the halls of London’s Chelsea and Westminster hospital and encountered face to face with these fathers. nike air max 1 Not only did he took their photos, cheap nike trainers he also asked them to share a message they’d want to send out to their new little ones.

The photo series was created to launch a special Father’s Day book by The Book of Everyone,

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Junkyard Photography by David A. Evans

Junkyard Photography by David A. Evans

Junkyard Photography by David A. Goedkope Nike Air Max schoenen Evans

Photographer David A. Evans captures amazing images of bodies of cars, trucks, helicopters or even abandoned bus in different locations across the United States. Nike Air Max Norge Nettbutikk Sko The artist showcases creations by colors and amazing effects.

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Poppy: The World’s Oldest Cat at 24

Poppy: The World’s Oldest Cat at 24

Poppy: The World’s Oldest Cat at 24

At the age of 24 or equivalent to 144 in human years, Poppy, a small tortoiseshell cat from Bournemouth in the U.K., has just been crowned the oldest cat in the world by Guinness World Records. She was born in February 1990. Poppy’s owner Marguerite West, who adopted her at age 5 said, “She’s deaf and blind and meows for everything. We call her stroppy Poppy sometimes. She can get up the stairs but we won’t let her walk down.”

West attributed Poppy’s exceptional life span to diet and exercise: “I guess she has a good diet and lots of exercise. She keeps herself fit by walking around and she eats a lot. She’s never been a big cat though. She is partial to the odd takeaway. We sometimes give her a bit of KFC chicken, fish and chips and even the odd bit of kebab meat.”

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Lost Behind Bars: Depressing Photos Of Zoo Animals

Lost Behind Bars: Depressing Photos Of Zoo Animals

Lost Behind Bars: Depressing Photos Of Zoo Animals

German photographer Elias Hassos captures the desolation of the animals – spending everyday of their life in cages not knowing freedom. The photos were published in German Greenpeace Magazine together with an article on the changing concept of zoos and whether it is a necessity or not.

The article in German Greenpeace Magazine states that we still need zoos for education, research and the protection of endangered species, but the concept of what a zoo is has to change – and fast. Zoo directors in Germany have started a modern reform of zoos called “Zoos of the Future” where each animal can spend less time in their cages and more time roaming in an environment similar to their natural habitats.

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Elderly Man Turned 150-Ft-Long Hedge Into Giant Dragon

Elderly Man Turned 150-Ft-Long Hedge Into Giant Dragon

Elderly Man Turned 150-Ft-Long Hedge Into Giant Dragon

John Brooker, a man residing in UK, spent 10 years shaping this 150-ft-long hedge into a giant dragon. He said he was “tired of looking at a straight hedge, to be honest. It was pretty boring after a couple of years, and I thought, I’d cut the top into some arches, and then I thought, ‘what am I going to do at the end?’ Gotta have a head on it. And then I thought, ‘It’s going to be a dragon.” And what’s amazing is that he did it all by himself!

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Booboo and Friends: The Most Adorable Guinea Pigs on the Internet

Booboo and Friends: The Most Adorable Guinea Pigs on the Internet

Booboo and Friends: The Most Adorable Guinea Pigs on the Internet

We already featured Maru the dog, Adidas Homme the cat Shironeko and even Biddy and Darcy, our cute hedgehogs on Instagram. But now we have these little fur balls of guinea pigs Booboo and his friends to add to our list of famous and adorable animals.

A photographer who goes by the nickname “Lieveheerbeestje” takes photos of Booboo and her friends which look like it made for a Guinea Pig Vogue magazine: hipster glasses, bathe in pink tubs and pose with cute flowers on their hair. Booboo weighs about 1kg and is about 2 years old. Fjallraven Kanken 20L When asked how Lieveheerbeestje manages to capture Booboo and her other guinea pigs sitting so still, Fjallraven Kanken No.2 she explained, Air Max Pas Cher on her Deviantart profile, nike running goedkoop that her animals are very calm: “they just don’t move a lot in front of the camera,

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‘Vivid Sydney’ Light Art Festival

‘Vivid Sydney’ Light Art Festival

‘Vivid Sydney’ Light Art Festival

Every year, Sydney gets decked out in beautiful colorful lights as a part of the Vivid Sydney Festival that runs from May 23rd until June 9th. The most visually impressive part of the festival is the light show where talented artists and producers gather together to create stunning public light art installations all over the Sydney, even the iconic Sydney Opera House was not missed.

Besides the light show, the festival also features shows by international musicians, forum events, public talks and debates.

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A Friendly Penguin Encounter

A Friendly Penguin Encounter in Antarctica

A Friendly Penguin Encounter in Antarctica

We see a penguin from a distance waddle towards the camera, kanken baratas stops in front of the photographer and strikes a pose, Kanken 7L clearly unafraid of human presence. Nike Italia Store The penguin stands still long enough for the Reddit user land_of_ice to capture several shots. solde adidas chaussures This particular penguin is of the Gentoo species, New Balance Goedkoop and it can be easily identified by the white “bonnet” across its head. fjallraven kanken uk Although the Gentoo have many predators in the water, they have no enemies on land.

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Hyperrealistic Tattoo Portraits of Pop Culture Characters

Hyperrealistic Tattoo Portraits of Pop Culture Characters

Hyperrealistic Tattoo Portraits of Pop Culture Characters

Nikko Hurtado, asics pas cher born in the San Fernando Valley is known for his hyperrealistic tattoo portraits of pop culture characters. Nike Air Max Norge Nettbutikk Nikko created a Batman colored portrait – his first colored portrait tattoo that changed his life and career forever. asics gel lyte 3 pas cher It ended up winning first place in the Pomona Tattoo Portrait Contest. He’s since starred in various TV shows such as LA Ink, air max pas cher Tattoo Wars, shirt-tshirt and Spike TV’s Ink Master and he’s tattooed such celebrities as Drake,

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Matthew Malkiewicz Travels Through USA Photographing Old Trains

Matthew Malkiewicz Travels Through USA Photographing Old Trains

Matthew Malkiewicz Travels Through USA Photographing Old Trains

Matthew Malkiewicz is a self-taught photographer who works full-time as an engineer. nike air max goedkoop His project the “Lost Tracks of Time” is a series of vintage trains he captures in action throughout USA. nike chaussures Aside from taking pictures of moving train, Nike Air Max Flyknit Heren he loves fishing and traveling. nike air max 2017 grijs He explains that his interest in trains started when he was just a child: ”I have a photo of myself watching a toy train run around the Christmas tree as a baby, Fjallraven Kanken Baratas it must have hooked me well… in my teens I received my first camera which I aimed at every train I saw.” In 2005,

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Disney Princesses Reimagined As Different Ethnicities

Disney Princesses Reimagined As Different Ethnicities

Disney Princesses Reimagined As Different Ethnicities

The artist behind the Let There Be Doodles Tumblr blog modified 10 Disney princesses and imagined what they might look like if they were from different ethnicities. The modified pictures make for an interesting thought experiment – how different might Sleeping Beauty have looked if Princess Aurora was Jamaican or Argentinian? How might Mulan look if the same story happened in the defense of Rome or Egypt? As the artist points out, “fairy tales are constantly being taken out of their cultural context. Most of the fairy tales that we know now were taken out of their original cultural context and altered. Aladdin was originally set in China. The Frog Prince was Latin, and was altered over and over again in several countries.”

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Designer Turns Everyday Objects Into Creatures And Playful Images

Designer Domenic Bahmann Turns Everyday Objects Into Playful Images

Designer Domenic Bahmann Turns Everyday Objects Into Playful Images

Domenic Bahmann, a clever designer based in Melbourne, Australia, has a wonderfully understated style to his tongue-in-cheek miniature designs that communicates simple ideas tastefully and humorously.

Bahmann’s style is diverse, but his clever miniaturized arrangements of easily recognizable symbols are probably his most eye-catching work. Each little miniature item is like a small and self-contained joke or statement, and it only helps that most of them are created out of simple arrangements of every-day objects that we could easily collect at home.

In his surprising and imaginative ability to re-imagine and reinterpret the everyday objects around him, Bahmann’s work reminds us of artists Javier Perez and Victor Nunes, both of whom also have a knack for turning everyday objects into something else.

If you like Bachmann’s work, be sure to check out his e-shop, where he sells art prints and a broad range of products printed with his designs.

Designer Domenic Bahmann Turns Everyday Objects Into Playful Images

Designer Domenic Bahmann Turns Everyday Objects Into Playful Images

Designer Domenic Bahmann Turns Everyday Objects Into Playful Images

Designer Domenic Bahmann Turns Everyday Objects Into Playful Images

Designer Domenic Bahmann Turns Everyday Objects Into Playful Images

Designer Domenic Bahmann Turns Everyday Objects Into Playful Images

Designer Domenic Bahmann Turns Everyday Objects Into Playful Images

Designer Domenic Bahmann Turns Everyday Objects Into Playful Images

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From Trash Into Homes For The Homeless

From Trash Into Homes For The Homeless

From Trash Into Homes For The Homeless

Gregory Kloehn is an artist in Oakland, nike air max 2017 heren California who had the brilliant idea he called Homeless Homes Project where he creates small mobile homes for homeless people from recycled materials found on the street.

Kloehn goes dumpster-diving in an industrial Oakland neighborhood. Nike Air Max Goedkoop He selects parts for his practical architectural creations – the foundations can be cargo pallets, new balance 1400 heritage femme the door can be a refrigerator door, sac kanken pas cher and the windows can be anything – even laundry machine doors. Cheap Nike Trainers UK Every sofa-sized home is built on wheels so that it can be pushed around.

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Paper Pandas Representing One Of Only 1,600 Left In The Wild

Paper Pandas Representing One Of Only 1,600 Left In The Wild

Paper Pandas Representing One Of Only 1,600 Left In The Wild

French artist Paulo Grangeon, together with the World Wildlife Fund, created 1,600 little paper-mache pandas in Taiwan and took them on a tour across 10 major Asian cities and around the world. Each one represents one of only 1,600 (or even less) pandas that are left in the wild. So while these pandas might look like a crowd when assembled in a city square, it seems like there are way too few of them when you realize that what you see represents the entire wild panda population.

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Henna Tattoo Crowns Help Cancer Patients Cope With Their Hair Loss

Henna Tattoo Crowns Help Cancer Patients Cope With Their Hair Loss

Henna Tattoo Crowns Help Cancer Patients Cope With Their Hair Loss

Henna Heals is a community of henna artists located in Canada that creates beautiful flowering henna crown tattoos for women who have lost their hair to cancer and chemotherapy. nike tn requin pas cher The henna crowns which feature intricate floral patterns and messages of hope,

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Dandelions Turned Into Gorgeous OLED Lights by Takao Inoue

Dandelions Turned Into Gorgeous OLED Lights by Takao Inoue

Dandelions Turned Into Gorgeous OLED Lights by Takao Inoue

Japanese cinematographer Takao Inoue has created a magical light that are called OLED Tampopo – after the type of LED lights used to illuminate them and the Japanese word for “dandelion” (tampopo). bestellen schoenen nike air max 2016 goedkoop First, Fjällräven Kånken Inoue carefully harvests a springtime dandelion, nike air max 90 pas cher then seals it in a block of acrylic plastic.

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Observing Generation Gaps by Frauke Theilking

Observing Generation Gaps by Frauke Theilking

Observing Generation Gaps by Frauke Theilking

German photographer Frauke Theilking‘s photo project called “Generation” captures the similarities and differences between generations. Each photo pairs up a parent and child, either a mother/daughter or father/son, side by side.
Looking at the two figures, there are apparent likenesses and gaps. For a lot of the images, it feels like looking at a split-screen of the same person at different stages in their life.

Observing Generation Gaps by Frauke Theilking

Observing Generation Gaps by Frauke Theilking

Observing Generation Gaps by Frauke Theilking

Observing Generation Gaps by Frauke Theilking

Observing Generation Gaps by Frauke Theilking

Observing Generation Gaps by Frauke Theilking

Observing Generation Gaps by Frauke Theilking

Observing Generation Gaps by Frauke Theilking

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Tattoo Artist Creates On The Spot Tattoos

Tattoo Artist Creates On The Spot Tattoos

Tattoo Artist Creates On The Spot Tattoos

Jay Freestyle, nike tn requin a talented tattoo artist in Amsterdam, Ray Ban pas cher creates his tattoo art directly onto his clients’ skin without any previous sketches so his clients doesn’t have any idea what they will get. Asics Pas Cher Jay is an extraordinarily talented artist.

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Playful Dog Photos by Kaylee Greer

Playful Dog Photos by Kaylee Greer

Playful Dog Photos by Kaylee Greer

Kaylee Greer of Dog Breath Photography is the mastermind behind these creative dog photo shoots. Chaussures Under Armour Pas Cher Kaylee is a 28-year-old full-time dog photographer from Boston, new balance femme blanche 996 Massachusetts, nike air max 2016 grijs who’s made her greatest dream come true.

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Photographs Capture the Wide Range of Human Emotions by Mike Larremore

Photographs Capture the Wide Range of Human Emotions by Mike Larremore

Photographs Capture the Wide Range of Human Emotions by Mike Larremore

Mike Larremore, a Denver-based portrait photographer created a photo series entitled Faceboard Project which showcases an amazing range of human emotions. Each image is made up of 16 individual photographs that show the subject in a variety of facial expressions. From anger and fear to amusement and happiness, Larremore’s photos capture the spirit of all the ups and downs that are a part of being human.

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Fantastical Illustrations of Animal Spirits by Alexandra Khitrova

Fantastical Illustrations of Animal Spirits by Alexandra Khitrova

Fantastical Illustrations of Animal Spirits by Alexandra Khitrova

Russian artist Alexandra Khitrova creates soft, Sac À Dos Fjallraven Kanken dreamlike works featuring the brilliant sky and the animal spirits who inhabit it. sneakers blanc Homme Asics We see an owl, nike tn requin bison, fjallraven kanken large 20 L elephants, Cheap Fjallraven Kanken Outlet whales and even jelly fish floating over the landscape below.

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Tal Peleg’s Dazzling Eyelid Paintings

Tal Peleg's Dazzling Eyelid Paintings

Tal Peleg’s Dazzling Eyelid Paintings

Israeli makeup artist Tal Peleg doesn’t just use cosmetics for makeup. She’s turned eye makeup into an art form where the eyelid is her canvas. She uses eye shadow and eyeliner, and with them she transforms the skin around it into tiny and intricately-detailed paintings. She depicts The Sound of Music, Phantom of the Opera, and Little Red Riding Hood on the upper part of the brow and sometimes colors its hair as well. Read More »

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National Geographic Photographer Tribute to Ansel Adams

National Geographic Photographer Tribute to Ansel Adams

National Geographic Photographer Tribute to Ansel Adams

National Geographic photographer Peter Essick pays tribute to the master of landscape photography, kanken Ansel Adams who died 30 years ago. sac fjällräven kånken Essick revisited the High Sierras to photograph the same sights that Adams captured several decades ago. air max homme pas cher The result is a series of breathtaking images published in the book The Ansel Adams Wilderness,

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