These Works Of Art Weren’t Drawn — They Were Grown In Petri Dishes

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These Works Of Art Weren’t Drawn — They Were Grown In Petri Dishes
This kind of art really grows on you. Well, actually, it grows in a petri dish — and the strange, swirling, colorful forms you’ll see here were actually carefully cultivated by microbiologists for a competition. The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) hosted its first ASM Agar Art Contest. Yep, that’s a thing! Contestants grew various […]

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This Instagram Artist Uses The World Around Him To Color His Creations

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This Instagram Artist Uses The World Around Him To Color His Creations
You could say that the artwork of Nikolai Tolstyh is collaborative, since he uses the natural beauty around him to color his pieces — and we mean that literally. Tolstyh cuts out the silhouettes of various animals from white paper, and then hunts down the perfect backdrops to fill them in. He usually chooses backgrounds […]

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This Art May Be Gorgeous, But Wait Til You See It From A Step Back. It’s Beyond Amazing.

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This Art May Be Gorgeous, But Wait Til You See It From A Step Back. It’s Beyond Amazing.
The amount of beauty in this world can be overwhelming, so it’s understandable if you don’t notice every fantastic thing there is to be seen on a given day. Fortunately, the most spectacular and miraculous things can happen in your own family. When two people create a life together, it is a truly wonderful thing. The […]

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An Artist Captures The Fleeting Beauty Of Plants In A Permanent Way

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An Artist Captures The Fleeting Beauty Of Plants In A Permanent Way
Flowers and plants are beautiful, but they don’t last forever. In fact, the way their beauty fades and withers is why some people find them so appealing. But artist Rachel Dein has other ideas when it comes to displaying these fleeting beings in a beautiful way. She’s developed a way to preserve them as sculptures. […]

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These Topiary Creations Will Make Your Green Thumb Start To Itch.

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These Topiary Creations Will Make Your Green Thumb Start To Itch.
Gardening gets a bad rap as a tedious, boring recreation usually preferred by those entering their retirement phase of life. But the beauty of nature is something that should be appreciated by everyone! And these examples top notch topiary will convince you that there’s more to gardening than sunhats and weed pulling.  Take a look at these […]

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A Whimsical Photographer Finds Magic in the Tiniest Places. So Beautiful.

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A Whimsical Photographer Finds Magic in the Tiniest Places. So Beautiful.
Vyacheslav Mishchenko, who goes by Slava, really likes mushrooms. After photography, which is his main passion and one inherited from his father, he counts mushrooms as some of his favorite things, and describes himself as an “avid mushroom hunter.” Naturally, he decided to combine hs two favorite things in the world and the results are incredible. […]

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Microscopic Art Starring Tiny, Ancient Creatures Is Breathtaking. Science Rocks.

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Microscopic Art Starring Tiny, Ancient Creatures Is Breathtaking. Science Rocks.
A diatom is a single-celled organism and a type of algae. Diatoms are commonly used in scientific fields for monitoring water quality and environmental conditions. They may also be used in the future development of nanotechnology. Emerging as early as before the Jurassic Period, these tiny organisms are some of the smallest on the planet, and […]

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What This Guy Does With Eggs Is Pretty Much Unbelievable. I Didn’t Even Know It Was Possible.

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What This Guy Does With Eggs Is Pretty Much Unbelievable. I Didn’t Even Know It Was Possible.
When Chinese artist Wen Fuliang was laid off his job as a wood carver he used his carving skills to a very different end. He started transforming chicken, goose, and duck eggshells into incredible works of art that he could sell. Incredible in both beauty and how fragile they are. Check out these photos of […]

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One Artist Creates A Breathing Chamber Of Rainbows In Madrid. It’s So Beautiful.

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One Artist Creates A Breathing Chamber Of Rainbows In Madrid. It’s So Beautiful.
The Palacio de Cristal is in Madrid’s Retiro Park. It’s full of beautiful plants, walks and buildings. One of the most impressive is a greenhouse you have to see for yourself. The glass and metal building resembles a giant greenhouse (which is good, since it was one originally). It housed exotic flora and fauna from […]

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This Japanese Artist Does Something Amazingly Creepy And Artistic

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This Japanese Artist Does Something Amazingly Creepy And Artistic
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); It’s rare when you find art that is at that perfect intersection of creative and creepy. I think it’s safe to say, though, that Tokyo-based artist Shinji Nakaba knows how to strike that balance. Since 1974, Nakaba has been in the jewelry-making business. His speciality is making unique and beautiful pieces […]

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The Man Dove Head First Into A Wave… And The Result Will Drop Your Jaw. AMAZING.

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The Man Dove Head First Into A Wave… And The Result Will Drop Your Jaw. AMAZING.
Surf photographer Clark Little has garnered nearly one million followers on Instagram with his amazing photographs of breaking waves. Unlike most pictures that you’ll see of giant waves crashing down, these are not taken safely from the shoreline, but smack in the middle of all the action. With his bravery, Little brings us the hidden […]

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This Australian Photographer Is Out To Prove You’re Not As Ugly As You Feel.

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This Australian Photographer Is Out To Prove You’re Not As Ugly As You Feel.
“Perception is my reality and this is where I am forever trapped. Or am I free?” says Sebastian Petrovski, an Australian photographer about his heavily philosophical photo series about beauty and our perception of it. He told lostateminor that the reason he made the series was because he was “one of those adolescents who felt detached and depressed about […]

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Forensic Sketches Show We Are More Beautiful Than We Think.

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Forensic Sketches Show We Are More Beautiful Than We Think.
Gil Zamora is good at what he does. If he wasn’t, the San Jose Police Department wouldn’t have used his sketches to help with investigations for 16 years. If you give him a description, he will be able to bring it to life via his work. For a recent Dove advertisement, he listened to women […]

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Tolkien’s Art Is As Rich And Beautiful As His Stories. Why Don’t We Ever See It?

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Tolkien’s Art Is As Rich And Beautiful As His Stories. Why Don’t We Ever See It?
J.R.R. Tolkien needs no introduction, of course. The author of the seminal Lord of the Rings trilogy, along with many other works on Middle Earth, is a household name and a favorite of kids and adults alike. His incredible imagination, spurred by years of studying the ancient cultures of Europe, created an entire unique universe. […]

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This Makeup Artist Creates Incredible And Whimsical Lip Art For Halloween.

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This Makeup Artist Creates Incredible And Whimsical Lip Art For Halloween.
You can do so much with makeup if you know how to use it. You can create lush eyebrows, highlight bone structure or channel old Hollywood glamour with cat-eyes. The possibilities are endless. There are some women out there who struggle with makeup. Make up artist Eva Senín is NOT one of those women. She […]

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