Book-Loving Guy Turns His Massive Library Into Art And His 120k Instagram Followers Approve
Jul31

Book-Loving Guy Turns His Massive Library Into Art And His 120k Instagram Followers Approve

The best books can spark our imagination and in the case of James Trevino, even our creativity. The 24-year-old has made a name for himself by arranging his book collection to depict elaborate literary scenes. A self-proclaimed ‘bookstagrammer’, Trevino has managed to pull in 120k Instagram followers for his ornate creations (in addition to being pretty easy on the eyes himself). He said the idea to start creating the...

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20+ Architecture Tattoos That’ll Make You Want To Get Inked
Jun23

20+ Architecture Tattoos That’ll Make You Want To Get Inked

You don’t have to be an architect to appreciate the beauty of architecturally inspired body art. Check out this list of stunning tattoos compiled By A&D to see what we mean. In it you’ll find a plethora of examples of how architecture can influence body art in ways you wouldn’t imagine. From intricate inkings of buildings and minimalist lines to beautiful geometric designs and panoramas of well-known cityscapes,...

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There’s A Genius Street Artist Running Loose In The Streets, And Let’s Hope Nobody Catches Him (30+ New Pics)
Jun07

There’s A Genius Street Artist Running Loose In The Streets, And Let’s Hope Nobody Catches Him (30+ New Pics)

Tom Bob (previously here) refuses to simply live in the world. He’s reshaping it. Creating clever street art on common objects in the urban landscape, he’s perfectly personalizing his boring surroundings. Whether it’s turning a pipe into an anteater or transforming a fire hydrant into Princess Leia, there’s nothing he can’t do. Usually, Tom Bob operates in NYC, but sometimes he unleashes his creativity...

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30+ Simple Yet Powerful Comics By Venezuelan Artist That Will Make You Think, And Chuckle Too
Jun04

30+ Simple Yet Powerful Comics By Venezuelan Artist That Will Make You Think, And Chuckle Too

The Unspoken Truth is a series of comics created by Venezuelan artist Maria Guadarrama that feature a unique blend of emotional humor, taking the reader from lighthearted chuckles across to deep philosophical musings. “I think the kind of people who enjoy my comics are the ones who like to take a look inside of them and the origin of their feelings,” Maria told A&D.“Introspective and sensitive people, people who are in love.”...

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Ukrainian Artist Removes Makeup From Dolls To Repaint Them, And Result Is Almost Too Real
Jun04

Ukrainian Artist Removes Makeup From Dolls To Repaint Them, And Result Is Almost Too Real

In the world of unrealistic standards and Photoshop mania, real beauty is a breath of fresh air. And while some share their unedited selfies on Instagram, Olga Kamenetskaya creates gorgeous dolls that look almost real. Olga is a Ukranian artist who started repainting dolls as a hobby, but it later turned into her profession. She takes mass-produced dolls, such as Monster High girls or Barbies, and turns them into totally new, unique...

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The Unspoken Side Of Long Term Relationships Revealed In 25+ Brutally Honest Illustrations
Jun03

The Unspoken Side Of Long Term Relationships Revealed In 25+ Brutally Honest Illustrations

Love is in the small things. And Los Angeles-based artist Amanda Oleander captures these moments in her illustrations. Drawing inspiration from her own romantic relationship and collecting memories from people close to her, Amanda perfectly shows what love looks like when no one’s watching. Amanda is currently dating Joey Rudman. “[He] ends up drawn in most of my drawings,” she told A&D. “We have been...

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20+ Illustrations With Deep Meanings Created By An Artist Struggling With Depression
May27

20+ Illustrations With Deep Meanings Created By An Artist Struggling With Depression

At first glance, DestinyBlue’s art may only strike you as colourful, somewhat melancholy Anime-inspired portraits. If you look a little closer, however, you’ll notice hidden messages that tell the story of the British artist’s harrowing struggle with depression. DestinyBlue, whose real name is Alice De Ste Croix, has been posting her work on DeviantArt since 2004. She’s become massively popular due to the vivid...

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40+ Stunning Cakes By Russian Chef That Will Blow You Away
May26

40+ Stunning Cakes By Russian Chef That Will Blow You Away

If you’re a true artist, it shines through anything you do and these cakes by Elena Gnut show her true artistic talent. Elena is a 31-year-old Pastry Chef from Kaliningrad, Russia, who gained over 140k Instagram followers by showcasing her original intricate cake designs. The artist has a versatile style and creates both classical, elegant cakes and unique fairytale-like ones. She decorates her cakes by drawing on them or adding...

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This French Designer Creates Dresses Like No One Else
Mar01

This French Designer Creates Dresses Like No One Else

Even though we’ve already seen dresses lowered into the Dead Sea, these gowns surprised the wardrobe out of us. French creator Sylvie Facon sews dresses with such beautiful fabrics and attention to detail, they would steal any catwalk. Facon even crafted one of her outfits from the spines of old texts. She worked on the dress with costume designer Morgane E. Grosdemange, and the steampunk-inspired garment highlights the incredible...

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I Bring Stones To Life By Painting The Living Spirit Of The Being I Feel Inside The Stone (New Pics)
Feb27

I Bring Stones To Life By Painting The Living Spirit Of The Being I Feel Inside The Stone (New Pics)

To me, stones are not simple materials or canvases for painting pictures on. Among all those numerous stones on a river bank, one stone, looking like an animal, catches my eye. When I find a stone, I feel that stone has found me too. Stones have their own intentions, and I consider my encounters with them as cues they give me it’s OK to go ahead and paint what I see on them. So the stones I decide to paint on are not arbitrary, but my...

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