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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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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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