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A Vivid Reminder From Banksy That Technology Can Enslave Us All

Every morning you wake up, your hand scrabbling for the smartphone on the bedside table. Is there email, a tweet, a like on Instagram? You’re a slave to the phone, desperate for its digital hit.


These Hyperrealistic Paintings Of Lips Are So Erotic They Should Be NSFW

Sometimes you don’t need to show much to turn people on. For me, it’s the lips and the tongue (and kissing and the licking) that send me into hyperdrive. Hyperrealistic painter Hubert de Lartigue seems to share this fascination. His series of large scale lips paintings are amazing — and so erotic.


Watch An Artist Paint A Dragon With Just One Brush Stroke

One stroke painting is such an impressive skill that it’s unbelievable even when you see it happen. These artists from Kousyuuya in Nikko, Japan have been mastering their craft for over four generations. The amount of detail they can put out with one stroke is just unreal.


See An Entire Muddy River Bed Transplanted Inside An Art Museum

If you’ve ever been to the Louisiana Museum in Denmark, you know it’s one of the most dramatic museum locations around: Perched on a rocky cliff above Øresund, looking out over the ocean, it’s easy to find yourself staring out to sea instead of at the art. Now, Olafur Eliasson has brought the landscape inside the museum.


Girl Transforms Her Mouth Into Cute Famous Characters With Just Makeup

Makeup artist Laura Jenkinson uses makeup to create adorable cartoon characters from our childhood on her mouth. It’s so creative, she uses her lips as a guide to draw the funny faces in. And it’s so perfect, the cartoons look like they’re just hanging out on her face.


Artist Speed-Paints A Painting You Can't See Until The Very Last Second

Speed painting can be purposefully misleading but it’s always fun to have your brain pump in that delayed “Ohhhh” reaction once you realise what’s going on. You feel like a complete idiot with your mouth open until you see it. And even then, you’re not completely sure it’s not sorcery.


These Trippy Cross-Section Portraits Were Made Without Photoshop

Berlin-based artist Michael Lamoller uses analogue editing techniques to create super trippy timelapse portraits of people in a series called “Tatochronos”. The portraits are collaged upon one another from several printed images, cut up, and then layered. The look results in a cutaway-style collage of a person.


Visualised Bird Songs From Aussie Artist Are An Awesome Acid Trip

Videos: Australian artist Andy Thomas recently built a visualiser for bird songs, the latest in his fascinating line up of so-called “audio life forms”. As the term implies, these gorgeous creations look like the sounds they represent and react accordingly. The end result is an acid trip of an experience.


Watch How The Creator Of Peanuts Drew Charlie Brown

Here’s how Charles Schulz, the trailblazing cartoonist who created Peanuts, drew Charlie Brown. I love his sure strokes and how he builds out the character but most importantly, I love how he’s done in less than half a minute.


Pixels Rearrange Themselves And Morph Into Different Works Of Art

The Creators Project points to a neat little project where famous works of art are rearranged and transformed into other famous works of art. So the Mona Lisa can become American Gothic and vice versa. It’s like seeing art become a wonderful illusion.


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