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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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Skin deep – Looking Beyond the Tattoos

Photographer Steven Burton spent over 400 hours in Photoshop removing tattoos that covered former LA gang members. The emotional series, Skin Deep: Looking Beyond Tattoos, is to humanize a group of people who are stereotyped because of their tattoo-covered body. … Continue reading

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Yuumei

Countdown The art and ramblings of a disillusioned idealist, Yuumei. Yuumei (幽冥 or 幽明) means light and darkness, strange and deep, hades, and semidarkness. Not to be confused with yuumei (有名) which ironically means famous. “I’m a digital artist, graphic novelist, … Continue reading

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3 Days March

These charming artworks are by Sydney-based artist Yan Qin Weng (aka Loika). “I make sanctuaries for myself from the places in my head — mountain ranges, narrow alleyways, canopy shadows. If stories were air then I’d breathe my best with a … Continue reading

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Sakimi chan (pt. 14) Horoscope Series

Capricorn Sakimi chan is a digital artist based in Canada, she amazed us with her Gender Bender series in which portrays some of the most famous characters in Disney world(and not) in a gender bender version. This is her new … Continue reading

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Garden in the Dark Series by Aster Hung

Aster Hung is a Bay Area Taiwanese-American Illustrator and Designer recently graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA 2016). Her illustrations aim to capture fantastical spaces, light, and beauty within the unsettling. Outside of work, Aster is passionate about beaches, … Continue reading

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Illustrations, Paintings and Fine Arts by Julia CoalRye

The Daughter of Owls Julia CoalRye is a talented artist from Saransk, Russian Federation. Deviantart / Instagram / Society6 / Behance   Poppies Book Boy Formalin The Old man Ocean And You Hate and Rage Melancholy Selfie Blue Bird Alice Minotaur  Pan Patrice Hollmann Firebird Snow … Continue reading

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Travis Louie and His Monstrous Portraits

Travis Louie’s paintings come from the tiny little drawings and many writings in his journals. He’s created his own imaginary world that is grounded in Victorian and Edwardian times. It is inhabited by human oddities, mythical beings, and otherworldly characters … Continue reading

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Slavic Demons, Gods and Portraits by Patrycja Podkościelny

“Half” Patrycja Podkościelny is an illustrator and graphic designer from Gdynia, Poland. Website / Behance / Facebook / Instagram Two unborn babies (in Slavic culture, people believed that they turn into demons) “Patryk” Borowy & Strzyga (Demons) “Trick” Świętowit, Swaróg … Continue reading

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Emoticons – Innocence en Danger by Mécanique Générale & Rosa Park

Mécanique Générale is a Paris based 3D print and animation film production company. They have collaborated with Rosa Park on this creepy (in a good way) series of emoticon designs to battle online predators. Website Mécanique Générale / Website Rosa Park   via [illusion]

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