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Dreamlike and Surreal Creatures by Miranda Zimmerman (Faunwood)

Miranda Zimmerman a.k.a. Faunwood is a freelance artist who uses inspiration from transformations of nature and her background in science to create dreamlike and surreal creatures with multiple limbs, third eyes, and the ability to split into astral forms. Miranda graduated from California State University–Monterey Bay … Continue reading

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Paper Animal Sculptures by Lisa Lloyd

Lisa Lloyd is a freelance designer and illustrator with 18 years experience in commercial design work. “I find the greatest inspiration for my work comes from nature. I love the patterns, symmetry, colour, geometry and texture. I love the detail. … Continue reading

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Amazing Drawings on Black Paper by Casey Neal

Casey Neal is a traditional artist based out of Northern Utah. He specializes in using white and black charcoal to create detailed and dramatic illustrations depicting nature. Casey spends the majority of his time working in his studio or photographing … Continue reading

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New Ethereal Paintings by Tran Nguyen

Tran Nguyen (previoulsy) is a Georgia-based artist, award-winning illustrator, gallery artist & muralist. Born in Vietnam and raised in the States, she received a BFA in Illustration from Savannah College of Art and Design. She is fascinated with creating visuals … Continue reading

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New Impressive Illustrations by Teagan White

Teagan White ( previously ) is a freelance designer and illustrator from Chicago, now living and working in Minnesota, where she earned her BFA in Illustration from the Minneapolis College of Art & Design in 2012. Her work encompasses intricate drawings of flora and … Continue reading

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Polish Artist Illustrates His Fight Against Depression

“One challenge at a time, I try to turn into the face of fear and tell it “you are not my master, you are the product of my self and I am your master.” I look into the monster’s eyes … Continue reading

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Clever Handmade Animal Vases by Yoshiko Kozawa

Illinois-based artist and potter Yoshiko Kozawa of Studio Giverny creates these clever and adorable handmade animal vases . “I took my first ceramics class in 2010 as a college student, and I have been a student ever since! I stretch … Continue reading

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Realistically Detailed Animals on Stones by Akie Nakata

Self-described “stone artist” Akie Nakata paints outstanding realistic and detailed animal depictions on the surface of stones. “My stone art is collaborative work with stones, bits of this Earth we live on. I never alter the shape of the stone … Continue reading

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The Finalists of the 14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest

© Michael B. Hardie. All rights reserved. Over the last 13 years, readers have submitted nearly 350,000 images to Smithsonian’s annual photo contest. These photos have transported us to the far corners of Earth, captured spectacular, split-second moments and introduced us to fascinating people … Continue reading

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Close-Up Portraits of Birds Shot in a Backyard

Northern Cardinal Bird Photo Booth is the world’s first bird feeder and photo booth combo, designed for your iPhone, iPod touch, and GoPro cameras. Place your device into Bird Photo Booth’s high quality, all-weather enclosure. Then step away and watch … Continue reading

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