These Half Human, Half Plant Portraits Look so Real it’s Disturbing

French photographer and creative retoucher Cal Redback has released a haunting new series of manipulated portraits that will make your skin tickle. ‘Treebeard’ is a series of human-botanical hybrids. Each portrait shows a person whose features have been partially dismantled and reformed with plant life. Redback’s skills with manipulation make the portraits very realistic, somewhat...

Luminous Infrared Images Show That Butterfly Wings Have Hearts

Butterfly wings have always been one of nature’s most beautiful creations. Like everything under the sun, they aren’t just pretty for the sake of being pretty, it’s all about survival. Butterfly wings use patterns as warnings. The orange and black of a monarch appear to be poisonous to predators. Others have leaf-looking wings for perfect...

These Illustrations are a Rare Version of Alice in Wonderland Made by… Salvador Dali

It’s pretty baffling to think that Lewis Carroll first shared Alice in Wonderland with the world 150 years ago. The story still transcends time and continues to ignite the imaginations of both young and old. The psychedelic tale of Alice, The Hatter, the Rabbit and the Queen of Hearts first spilled from Carroll’s brilliant mind in 1865. Since then it has...

These Half Human, Half Plant Portraits Look so Real it’s Disturbing

French photographer and creative retoucher Cal Redback has released a haunting new series of manipulated portraits that will make your skin tickle. ‘Treebeard’ is a series of human-botanical hybrids. Each portrait shows a person whose...

Luminous Infrared Images Show That Butterfly Wings Have Hearts

Butterfly wings have always been one of nature’s most beautiful creations. Like everything under the sun, they aren’t just pretty for the sake of being pretty, it’s all about survival. Butterfly wings use patterns as...

These Illustrations are a Rare Version of Alice in Wonderland Made by… Salvador Dali

It’s pretty baffling to think that Lewis Carroll first shared Alice in Wonderland with the world 150 years ago. The story still transcends time and continues to ignite the imaginations of both young and old. The psychedelic tale of Alice,...

Young Cancer Fighter Redefines Beauty in Inspiring Photoshoot

“Cancer doesn’t stop me being from being a princess.” Last month, 17 year-old Andrea Sierra Salazar made this empowered statement on Twitter to accompany a series of beautiful photographs. Image source: gerardogarmendia.com The brave Texas teen posed...

This Video of Milk, Paint and Soap Mixing is Like a Massage for Your Brain

French artist Thomas Blanchard’s latest video project ‘Memories of Painting’ takes a simple science experiment often enjoyed by children, and turns it into a spectacular visual feast of texture and movement. Combining rapeseed oil, milk,...

Get Lost in Peter Kogler’s Mind-Bending Illusion Rooms

Peter Kogler is an Austrian artist who first gained attention in the art scene in the 1980s. Early in his career, Kogler experimented with painting, performance and experimental film, but since 1984 has worked with...

Photographer Brings Klimt’s Paintings to Life With Real Models

At this year’s annual Life Ball in Vienna, photographer Inge Prader used real life models and elaborate props to recreate the famous paintings of artist Gustav Klimt. The event, which this year was Vienesse Sessionist-themed,...

This Sleep Paralysis Sufferer Recreates his Dreams in Haunting Photos

Nicolas Bruno is a New-York based photographer who has been haunted by sleep paralysis most of his life. For some, this could lead to insanity – but Nicolas uses his unusual condition as fuel for...

These Hyperrealistic Food Paintings Are Like Nothing You’ve Seen Before

Painter Eric Wert has forever been fascinated with the complex patterns within nature. His background in scientific illustration lends to a new and powerful style of still-life painting – one that makes his fascination truly infectious. We...

These Hypnotic Animations Are the Closest Thing to a Psychedelic Experience

With his work, university professor and artist Ben Ridgway invites viewers to make personal connections to the audio and visual without relying on narrative or spoken language. His animations are hypnotic explorations of nature and...

Street Artist Spreads Powerful Message About the State of the World

Spanish artist Pejac creates art in various forms and contexts, all with a simple, yet perspective-shifting quality that makes it distinctly his own. His street interventions often involve simple silhouettes, placed in a way that...

16-Year-Old Prodigy Paints Delicate Landscapes on Autumn Leaves

Joanna Wirazka is a self-taught, 16-year-old Polish artist who is taking the world by storm with her incredible miniature landscape paintings. Not only is her skill astounding for a person of her age, but her...

These Fluid Art Videos are so Hypnotizing We Can’t Look Away From Them

California-based artist Crystal Ma creates mesmerizing artworks with a simple yet genius method. She uses a large cup to mix paint with a pouring medium and water. Then she adds a small amount of silicone...

These Psychedelic Paintings Explore a Higher Dimensional Reality

From a very young age, visionary artist Myztico knew he was different. A powerful connection to spirit is something that has been with him forever, and shines powerfully through his art. His psychedelic paintings are...

A French Photographer is Taking Street Art to the Amazon Rainforest

French photographer Philippe Echaroux has taken street art off the streets and deep into the Amazon rainforest with his latest project Amazonia. Using a projector, Echaroux used the trees of the Amazon as the canvas for a...

This Make-Up Artist Creates the Craziest Optical Illusions

Korean artist and master of optical illusion Dain Yoon, has been catapulted to internet superstardom for her mind-blowing body art. The former art student uses a combination of make-up and watercolors to create artworks on...

Artist Transforms Dead Animals Into Crystalized Treasures

Tyler Thrasher is an artist whose parallel curiosities in art and chemistry have combined in a seemingly magical way. Using the bones and remains of animals that he finds while exploring caves and forests, Tyler...

This Artist Can ‘Paint’ Your Favorite Songs Because of a Rare Neurological Condition

Melissa McCracken is a visual artist who doesn’t paint what she sees. Instead, she paints what she hears. McCracken has an incredibly rare neurological condition called synesthesia, which means that the brain mixes up its...