nature

Macro Timelapse of Aquatic Wildlife by Sandro Bocci

  The above clip is a trailer of sorts for an upcoming non-verbal film titled Prograve by Italian filmmaker and documentarist Sandro Bocci. The feature is billed as (translated from Italian) “an experimental film orbiting scientific and philosophical reflections on time and space, and that through various shooting techniques, fields of magnification, and an exciting […]

The Beauty of Nature Encased in Glass

Though it may seem implausible, these translucent orbs bursting with activity and life are made entirely from glass. The New Jersey-based artist Paul Stankard, largely considered to be the father of modern glass paperweights, discovered in college the scientific glass blowing and the manual process of creating scientific instruments out of glass. He was instantly hooked […]

The World’s Hardest-Working Dogs

The working dogs of the world tend not to get as much time in the spotlight as their house-pet brothers and sisters. Photographer Andrew Fladeboe, however, is working to remedy this injustice by treating these dogs with the respect and artistry they deserve. Though his photo series is called “The Shepherd’s Realm,” the dogs aren’t […]

140-year-old Tree Reproduction

Recently unveiled at the MadArt space in Seattle, Middle Fork is the lastest sculptural work by artist John Grade who worked with countless volunteers to realize this enormous scale mold of a 140-year-old tree. The process began a year ago when Grade and a crew of assistants scaled a Western Hemlock tree in North Bend, […]

Blandscapes: photography or drawings?

Spanish-born, London-based artist Oriol Angrill Jorda  creates mixed-media drawings paintings that mimic various photographic effects, inciting a conversation about mechanized versus handmade artistic production. Working with primarily graphite and watercolor, Angrill Jorda’s drawings take the form of double-exposure photographs, negatives or out-of-focus photos. These technically impressive works serve as records of an invented reality, subverting […]

Nerd Terrariums

Adding a little bit of the outdoors to your home is as easy as putting a terrarium on your coffee table. The self-contained ecosystems are small and simple to care for, and you can get cool geeky terrariums from Etsy seller Moss Love Terrariums with no work required except ordering and opening the package. The […]

Glass and Nature: Contemporary Glass Sculptures

Simone Crestani is a glass maker. In his works he try to combine his two big passions – glass and nature – he give his sculptures natural shapes. Simone attributes his passion for glass to what he describes as the privilege of growing up near the capital of glass world: Venice. The technique he use is […]

Sculptures Full of Cities

Psychogeography is the act of exploring an urban environment with an emphasis on curiosity and drifting. Or, more colloquially put , a “toy box full of playful, inventive strategies for exploring cities.” In his most recent series “Psychogeographies,” Dustin Yellin uses multiple layers of glass, each covered in detailed imagery, to create a single intricate, three-dimensional collage with […]

Art Out of Every Little Thing

My name is Tatiana Khlopkova and I live in Minsk, Belarus. I create pictures which I myself call “something as something else”. I like to look at things from unexpected angles, to play with everyday objects, change their forms, colors, sizes, functions, find similarities and make connections. I believe that any object, terribly boring as […]

Jenny’s Photography

Jenna is a fine art and underwater photographer based out of Billings, Montana where she lives with her fiancé Chris, their 2 dogs (Smoltz and Maddux) and their 4 cats (Flo, Study Buddy, Tank and Carl). After acquiring her Master’s in Psychiatric Rehabilitation, she made a drastic career change into the field of photography where she […]

Vatnajökull Glacier Cave

The most famous caves these days are glacier caves. The difference between glacier caves and ice caves is that ice caves are bedrock caves that contain ice all year round, whereas glacier caves are formed within the ice of a glacier. When you come to Iceland you will really want to see a glacier cave, but for […]

Marvellous Flowers

The photographer David de los Santos Gil gives us 3 minutes of pure beauty with a timelapse of the most beautiful flowers blossoming. This video will need nine months of work and more than 50,000 copies of which only 10% were eventually used. Gladiolus, lilium, hibiscus, carnations, orchids, dandelions, lilies, daisies, alstroemeria, peonies and Nigella […]

Incredible Sand Sculpures

While Ray Villafane is best known for his expertise in the art of food carving, he is also recognized for his magnificent, remarkably realistic sand sculptures. Using just sand and water, the artist sculpts incredibly detailed figures that tower above him as he works. Funny-faced people, nativity scenes, and hellish creatures from Dante’sInferno appear so […]

Laura’s Surreal World

Surreal self-portraits from young photographers are nothing new. In fact, one could say there are almost too many of them out there. But that makes it that much more impressive when a young photog breaks out of the pack and catches the attention of the masses. That’s exactly what 18-year-old photographer and college student Laura […]

Whimsical Objects Tranformations

Brazilian artist Camille Kachani  is sculptor who forms unusual objects based around themes of nature and art. He clashes the organic and the inorganic between the natural and unnatural by a process of brilliant artistic endeavors. Her fantastical touch transforms found, utilitarian objects into whimsical sculptures. Among his new works, the wooden bases of hammers, cabinet […]

Poetic Jewellery

The Irish artist Robin Ruby loves nature so passionate, so as to block the beauty of nature in small paintings, glass bowls. The result is stunning, striking for its simplicity brilliant and surprisingly poetic. These little creations are curiosity laptops that can delight your eyes. He also gaining popularity due to the famous site Pinterest (go […]

Picturesque Wood Sculptures in South France

Something magical has been happening in the woods around the Loup River in southern France. The artist Spencer Byles has spent a year living in the area’s remote woodland, creating intriguing temporary structures from natural materials. The spontaneous creations are deliberately hard to find and are unlikely to be stumbled across. Towering woven structures, hanging […]

Museum of Supernatural History

France artist duo Zim&Zou were inspired by a Museum of Natural History, melted with a Cabinet of Curiosities, for their storefront installation for Hermès Maison Shanghai. The windows, hand-made with paper and leather, are an invitation to wander. Passers-by were suddenly walking through the corridors of a mysterious Museum, straight from the street. The themes […]

Bioluminescent plankton shines in Hong Kong

On the night of January 22nd, the shores of Hong Kong glowed blue with wave upon wave of beautiful bioluminescent water in a phenomenon commonly known as Sea Sparkle. However, this magical display, caused by blooms of a microscopic dinoflagellate called Noctiluca scintillans, was brought on by something less-than-inspiring: environmental pollution. Noctiluca glow when they’re […]

The City Series | Vision of a post-apocalyptic world

Lori Nix isn’t your typical photographer. Actually, she’s more of a sculptor. These emotional scenes show her vision of life after the apocalypse, but that’s not the only thing that makes these photographs amazing — it’s how they are created: Most of the tiny elements are made by hand and assembled on a tabletop, with […]

Recycled Metal Animal Sculpture

Last year’s Sculpturewalk was one Carl Sean McMahon remembers fondly. His ‘Linotype Wapiti’, created primarily from an old printing press at the Castlegar News, won the overall Peoples Choice Award, selected as the favourite of all those who voted over the four month balloting period. The end result sees McMahon’s sculpture permanently displayed at Castlegar […]

Grimm’s Landscape

“I am colourblind and I can‘t distinguish green and red“. This is how Kilian Schoenberger, one of the finest contemporary landscape photographers, introduces himself on his Facebook profile. This fact strikes even harder, when we observe his recent works – the beautiful, yet ghostly illustrations of the Brothers Grimm‘s fairy-tales. The photographer takes us on […]

Flower Bouquets Frozen in Blocks of Ice | Makoto Azuma

The self-described botanic artist Makoto Azuma is trying to change the way we look at flowers. He’s used water and the stratosphere as backdrops for his exotic flower arrangements but now he’s experimenting with ice. In his latest exhibition “Iced Flowers,” Azuma locks floral bouquets in large blocks of ice and displays them like pillars. Placed […]

Invisible Art

Stefania Rizzelli investigated the food’s bacteria that multiply themselves creating various shapes following their natural instinct . This research is a long project born from the artist microbiological research of every aliment, and it is been express by photographs. “Watching some alimentary bacteria behaviors, I conceived – Stefania explains – the idea of the ‘Invisible Art’. […]

Birds Musicians

A Brazilian artist has created a piece of music from a viral photos of nature, transforming a flock of birds in the notes of a pentagram. The result is fantastic! The birds are the real composers of the song but Jarbas Agnelli is a video maker Brazilian seeing birds on the electric wires had a brilliant […]

Wood Sculptures by Willy Verginer

The sculptures and installations of Willy Verginer are estranged and introduce the viewer to a whole new dimension of magic suspension. Verginer develops an original and unique visual language that combines painting with the art of sculpting. Beginning with traditional wood work as it is practiced in his hometown he slowly detached himself from conventional […]

The graveyard of abandoned cars in Belgium

These images post apocalyptic aren’t a set of a zombie movie. This place exists really and  it is located in Chatillon, Belgium. A row of stationary cars as in traffic is in the forest for more than 70 years. The Chatillon Car Graveyard retains many vehicles owned by the American soldiers who were operating in that region […]

Glowworm caves

You can find the Waitomo Glowworm Caves  on the North Island of New Zealand. Its name comes from two Maori words: wai, that means water, and tomo, that means hole. These caves became really famous thanks to their population of glowworms (arachnocampa luminosa) that lives only in New Zealand. To survive this kind of glowworm only needs an horizonatal ceiling, where  it can […]

Bioluminescent Forest: new project of video mapping

A forest that is illuminated by magic. The two artists who light up small bits of nature, thanks to technology, are Friedrich van Schoor and Tarek Mawad. The two artists coming to extend into a key new project the traditional area of application of video mapping, choosing a field of action unprecedented : from urban settings […]

The race of Guinea Pigs

The bio park Nagasaki in Japan has created an ingenious way to move large amounts of guinea pigs and rodents between the cabinets. When the zoo staff must move the guinea pigs by a fence of giocoad another, extend a suspension bridge becomes when it is crossed by the guinea pigs, the most adorable site […]

The most beautiful snowflake photos

Macro photography excels at bringing out amazing details in things too otherwise tiny to appreciate. ‘Tis the season, so what better time to see what snowflakes really look like? Photographer Alexey Kljatov captures them on a glass surface back-lit by LED light, or in natural light using dark, woolen fabrics for backgrounds. Let’s check out […]

X-Ray Art

When an artist passes Nature through X-ray and colorizes the pictures obtained to create some amazing images of plants and animals… Creations made by Dutch artist Arie van’t Riet, a medical physicist with a PhD in radiology, who stumbled into the world of art. To achieve his fascinating images, Arie van’t Riet creates compositions with […]

Nature and one man

The grandeur of some landscapes compared with a small presence, man. These stunning photographs will make you want to put you in search of your spectacular place. More info: Focus

Rice fields that look like broken glass

Rice is a staple of half of the world’s population and has been instrumental in our efforts to prevent potential famines, but that’s only part of what makes it such a beautiful plant. The flooded rice paddies that stretch across the Far East and other areas that cultivate rice are stunningly beautiful, lending their landscapes […]

Herb Art: Mixed Media Artwork Using Dried Herbs

Working with the amazing artist and director Mustashrik, Baldwins – a London herbalist – created a range of artwork to illustrate natural beauty. The brief was to create portraits which in some way display the feeling of being beautiful from the inside out. Using a combination of natural ingredients (including rose buds, jasmine flowers, blue mallow, […]

Flowers frozen in blocks of ice

By freezing beautiful and colorful flowers into large blocks of ice, Japanese artist Kenji Shibata has created a subject for his photos that is both strikingly beautiful and poignantly symbolic. His “Locked in the Ether” photo series features flowers literally frozen in time, cut down and preserved in ice to both save and destroy their […]

The more insane Australian animals

These photos show that some places in the world, considered fantastic at the same time I am experienced as crazy and amazing places. Ladies and Gentlemen, Australia is one of these. The Pythons are so strong as to be able to eat a cow. Snakes find them shopping in stores. While playing golf you may […]

The Nature’s Colors

Land art is about the doing, not the viewing of the end result. If you have any sort of love for nature then I encourage you to make your own. A few hours spent somewhere studying the materials you find and the place you are in can be magical, calming and peaceful. Richard Shilling Richard […]

Wang Yue Paintings: en EXTREE MAKEOVER

“I just thought the trees look miserable in the gray winter, leafless and colorless, Why don’t I give them some color and make them more beautiful?” In the city of Shijiazhuang, China, an artist has brought smiles to pedestrians by painting drab tree holes and turning them into works of art. Since February, over eleven tree […]