Apr 17, 2013

Anamorphic Sculptures Made with Algorithms

Anamorphic Sculptures Made with Algorithms

Jonty Hurwitz is an artist currently living in London, England. The self-described ‘artist scientist archetype’, Hurwitz took an engineering degree in Johannesburg, South Africa. In his series of anamorphic sculptures below, Hurwitz’s distorted artworks can be seen ‘clearly’ when placed in front of a cylindrical mirror. On his inspiration and process, Hurwitz tells Colossal:…

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Apr 17, 2013

When Google Earth Goes Awry

When Google Earth Goes Awry

Clement Valla is an artist, programmer and designer living and working in Brooklyn, New York. He received his BA from Columbia and his MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design where he is currently an associate professor of Graphic Design. In his ongoing series entitled, Postcards from Google Earth, Valla discovers and collects…

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Apr 16, 2013

Picture of the Day: Atop Earth’s Atmosphere

Picture of the Day: Atop Earth’s Atmosphere

ATOP EARTH’S ATMOSPHERE Photograph by NASA Earth Observatory In this breathtaking photograph we see the crescent moon through the top of Earth’s atmosphere. The image was taken above 21.5°N, 113.3°E by International Space Station crew Expedition 13 on July 20, 2006 over the South China Sea, just south of Macau. The atmosphere…

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Apr 16, 2013

Macro Photos of Animal Eyes

Macro Photos of Animal Eyes

We’ve already featured the incredible macro photography of Suren Manvelyan before, showcasing his series on human eyes as well as his original series of animal eyes. While this post and the two prior focus on Suren’s macro work, his talent spans to portraits, landscapes and other creative photo projects which you can see on…

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Apr 16, 2013

Creative Dad Takes Most Adorable Kid Photos Ever

Creative Dad Takes Most Adorable Kid Photos Ever

Jason Lee is a professional wedding and portrait photographer. He’s also father to Kristin and Kayla, two of the most adorable and photogenic kids on the planet. Back in November of 2006, Lee’s mother was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. With Jason’s young kids being frequently sick (common for children at that age), it wasn’t…

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Apr 15, 2013

Picture of the Day: Desiccation Cracks

Picture of the Day: Desiccation Cracks

DESICCATION CRACKS Photograph by Hannes Grobe Desiccation is the state of extreme dryness, or the process of extreme drying. A desiccant is a hygroscopic (attracts and holds water) substance that induces or sustains such a state in its local vicinity in a moderately sealed container. In biology and ecology, desiccation refers to…

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Apr 15, 2013

Hyperrealistic Portraits Using Only a Pencil

Hyperrealistic Portraits Using Only a Pencil

Diego Fazio aka DiegoKoi is an Italian artist from the town of Lamezia. Born in 1989, the self-taught illustrator first started as a tatoo artist and says he was initially inspired by the artwork of Katsushika Hokusai, a highly influential Japanese artist from the Edo period. Diego only began drawing in 2007, yet his…

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