Deceiving Ceramic Sculpture That Look Like Paper

Artist Katharine Morling creates intricate ceramic sculptures that deceives your eyes by making them look like paper outlined with black ink. Morling describes her work, ”Each piece, on the surface, an inanimate object, has been given layers of emotion and embedded with stories, which are open for interpretation in the viewer’s mind.”   [via katharinemorling, ceramicsnow]

 

Church Floor Covered with Magic Carpet of Light by Miguel Chevalier

French artist Miguel Chevalier created the ‘Magic Carpets’ installation that transformed a church floor into an enchanting virtual carpet of colorful light accompanied by soft music. The installation was done inside Sacré Coeur, a former church that now houses art exhibitions.

 

Colorful Thread Installations by Anne Lindberg

This colorful thread installations by artist Anne Lindberg is wonderfully calming.

 

Everyday Objects Turned Imaginative Art

Australian artist and photographer Domenic Bahmann has a wonderfully imaginative mind. In his latest series called Conceptual Work, he works with simple everyday objects and turn them into unexpected compositions. See more of his series below… [via fubiz]

 

Intricate Portraits of Famous Celebrities Carved on Lipstick

When Hong Kong based artist May Sum started working as a make-up artist, she found an unthinkable medium for her sculpting talents, lipstick! See some of her intricate works below…

 

Humorous Phrases in Paris’ Public Places That Seemingly Talk to Passersby

French designer Benjamin Isidore Juveneton has come up with an interesting project that is part of an urban exhibition titled ‘Enchanté’. The artist has put up witty phrases in the public places of Paris that appear to be talking to passersby and voicing out their thoughts and opinions. Photos by Antoine KIENLEN via designtaxi

 

Large-scale Ceramic Sculpture Raise Awareness on Devastation of Coral Reefs

Artist and ocean advocate Courtney Mattison created a series called ‘Our Changing Seas III‘. The reason behind this project is to create awareness on the devastation of coral reefs due to climate change. Photos by Arthur Evans, Courtney Mattison via 123inspiration    

 

Tibetan Monks Create Colorful Mandalas Composed of Millions of Grains of Sand

Mandala sand painting called ‘Healing the earth’ is a  sacred art by the Tibetan Lamas of Drepung Loseling Monastery. Fascinating. From all the artistic traditions of Tantric Buddhism, that of painting with colored sand ranks as one of the most unique and exquisite. In Tibetan this art is called dul-tson-kyil-khor, which literally means “mandala of colored powders.” Millions of grains of sand are painstakingly laid into place on a flat platform [...]

 

Unexpected Bird Art on Recycled Medicine Boxes

Madrid-based artist Sara Landeta found something useful to do with medine boxes. She is currently using it as painting canvas for her beautiful bird illustrations. See many more of her work on Facebook and on her blog.

 

Beautiful Google Street View Scenes Mash-up with Classical Paintings

This beautiful mash-up of goodgle street view and classical paintings was done by artist Halley Docherty for The Guardian. See more of this series right here. [photos by Halley Docherty via designtaxi, theguardian]