Drawings of Cats and a Bulldog Who Loves to Read

Lorine Angelmann is dedicated to making beautiful portraits of family pets and exotic animals using mechanical pencils for some, and for others, she does a complete 180 using bright-colored brush pens.

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Breathtaking Illusions and Mirrors by Visual Artists

When used ineffectively, mirrors and illusions in any kind of art can seem like cheap tricks. But when used appropriately, it can feel like a dream.

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(Cover image © Alejandro Maestre Gasteazi)

10 Disturbing Artistic Creations

Normally, if we’re in one of those masochistic moods where we want to feel the cold fingers of terror, we naturally turn to cinema or literature. Settling down to watch “The Shining” for the seventeenth time, or jumping into some Lovecraft can usually scratch that particular (and peculiar) itch. Rarely do we turn to visual art—but perhaps we should.

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(Cover art © Zdizslaw Beksinski)

Beautifully Illustrating Life and Death

Canadian visual artist and tattooer Kit King (killer name by the way) does a great line in finely detailed and beautifully rendered black and white drawings.

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Flipping through the portfolio of photographer Rebeca Sarey, it is like going back in time and witnessing all the strongest women throughout history.

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The Photo-Realist Lady in the Water

Yigal Ozeri is a New York-based artist, originally from Israel. His style of painting is very much in the hyperrealism mould.

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Insanely Good 3D Graffiti

Portugal’s street art has really evolved over the years with an impressive number of artists, and you can see some of their work on websites like Stick2Target, Mr. Dheo, and Underdogs. One of the house hold names is Odeith, a graffiti rider since 1996, spray painting cabinets and walls in railway routes.

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10 Remakes of Grant Wood’s “American Gothic”

Grant Wood submitted his painting “American Gothic” to a competition at the Art Institute of Chicago, and the judges disregarded it as a “comic valentine.” But a museum patron convinced the Art Institute to keep the art piece, and today it remains there for the public to see. […]

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(Cover art © Steve Simpson)

Pencil Drawings by an Artist Who Is Addicted to Detail

Monica Lee has been a digital artist for 12 years, and she has finally decided to pursue her dream job as a drawer. She effortlessly pencils complex portraits of freckled girls and guys, many of these art pieces taking 3 to 4 weeks to finish.

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Hyperrealist Body Horror

If you can manage to stare at these paintings by artist Fábio Magalhães long enough not to feel a bit queasy, then you will be able to appreciate the immense skill and detail that these works possess.

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