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Artist Draws With Charcoal and Flour

A Sri Lankan artist (name unknown) has been generating buzz with his 3D drawings using only flour and charcoal. The temporary works use ‘forced perspective‘ to give them the 3D feel, meaning they need to be viewed from a specific angle to achieve the 3D effect. Viewing from other angles and the image will appear stretched and distorted. If you enjoy this kind of art be sure to check out our previous art posts that use forced perspective! [h/t/ reddit] Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/2018/08/artist-draws-with-charcoal-and-flour/

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This Artist Keeps the Most Beautiful Sketchbooks I Have Ever Seen

Artist José Naranja is a self-professed notebook maker and his incredible sketchbooks have earned him a passionate following online. A former aeronautic engineer, Naranja’s sketchbook adventures began in 2005 when he purchased his first pocket-sized Moleskine. Since then he’s been using the books to write, sketch, collage and remember his daily experiences while travelling or just living everyday life. These days, José now makes his own sketchbooks, a bookbinding process that he has laid out how to do yourself on his blog. He’s also compiled his favorite works into a…

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Artist Gives Kids Temporary Tats to Try to Make Hospital Life More Fun

For the last few years, New Zealand artist Benjamin Lloyd has been dropping by the Starship Children’s Hospital in Auckland to give kids temporary tattoos to try to lift their spirits and make hospital life more fun. Lloyd uses an airbrush gun and non-toxic ink to apply the temporary tats. He and his team have done hundreds over the years and the ink can be washed off in the shower. To see more artwork by Lloyd check out his Facebook page. Artwork by Benjamin Lloyd Artwork by Benjamin Lloyd Artwork…

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Artist Makes Intricate Animal Cutouts and Lets Nature Fill in the Rest

Faye Halliday is a travelling artist best known for her incredible black marker illustrations. Originally from the UK and currently living in Costa Rica, the artist has amassed huge followings on Instagram and Facebook as she shares her ongoing artworks and creative pursuits. In an ongoing series of illustrated paper cutouts, Faye has been using nature’s vibrant palette to fill in her works and she has been using the results as inspiration for her colored prints and canvases. Below you will find highlights from this series but you can find…

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The Entire Breaking Bad Series in 1 Minute in Honor of its 10 Year Anniversary

Artist Esther Bellido made this awesome 60 second animation in honour of Breaking Bad’s 10 year anniversary. The first episode aired on January 20, 2008 and went on to become one of the most critically acclaimed shows in television history. Spoilers obviously. Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/videos/entire-breaking-bad-series-in-one-minute/

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This Kids Parents Took a Hilarious Approach to His Shenanigans

When Eric Massicotte and his wife came home, they found their son had decided to ‘creatively’ express himself on one of the walls in their family home. Every parent knows you can’t win every battle. ‘Kids will be kids’ no matter how hard you try. With a shrug of their collective shoulders, Massicotte tweeted: “Your kids are going to do things they shouldn’t. It helps if you married someone with a sense of humour.” The artwork label/caption is just priceless, here’s a closer look: Dr. Massicotte is a neurosurgeon, associate…

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Highly Detailed Close-Ups of Amazing Hyper Realistic Pencil Drawings

Kohei Ohmori is a 22-year-old artist from Japan who has been garnering buzz online for his amazing, hyper realistic pencil drawings. The artist purportedly spends upwards of 200 hours on each drawing and has been sharing his progress on Twitter and more recently, Instagram. In the detailed close-ups and progress shots below, you can also get a glimpse at Ohmori’s toolbox of carefully sharpened pencils. For more, check out his artwork at the links below. [via Bored Panda] Kohei OhmoriTwitter | Instagram Kohei OhmoriTwitter | Instagram Kohei OhmoriTwitter | Instagram…

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Once a Year This Japanese Town Comes Together to Grow Masterpieces With Rice

In the village of Inakadate, Japan, elaborate expanses of “rice paddy art†grace the surrounding landscape. Looking for a way to boost tourism and contribute to the village’s rich culture, town officials turned to what they knew best — growing rice. Using dozens of varieties of rice as their color palette, locals gather to plant each new masterpiece, taking inspiration from local geography and Japanese folklore. With each image taking up to three months to complete, it truly takes a village. Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/videos/the-japanese-town-growing-masterpieces-with-rice/

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Artist Casts Shadows and Doodles on the Results (21 Photos)

For artist and filmmaker Vincent Bal, it all started with the simple shadow of a teacup. Fascinated, he decided to incorporate the shadow into a quick doodle. “Now I can’t help seeing things in shadows and everyday objects,” Bal explains. On Instagram, the artist has amassed a huge following for his hundreds of doodles. “When I make a film it takes three years at least from idea to audience. Here it takes two minutes. Nice.” Below you will find some of the Sifter’s personal favs but you can find hundreds…

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You can now draw with a thicker brush in Snapchat

Yesterday Snapchat tweaked their drawing toolso you can draw thicker lines on your snapsterpieces. To change your brush size all you have to do is select a color to draw with, then use two fingers to pinch in or out to make the brush size bigger or smaller. Its exactly the same motion youd use to zoom in or out on a picture. While definitely a small update,this new tool will be a bighelp to the many Snapchat users who like to get creative with their snaps. Previously, creators were…

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