Amazing sculptures made out of recycled tires

One way to cultivate creativity is to make art from things that others believe is trash. While most artists spend their money on materials like clay, paper, or paints, Blake McFarland doesn’t have this problem. Not just a pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays, Blake creates…

Artist helps friends bar with creative chalk signs

The Spirits Tavern in Dahlonega, Georgia had been seeing a decline in patrons. That’s when owner Sabrina Walker had the idea to recruit local artists to design chalk signs for her business. She managed to get a friend of hers, Ollie Wolff Pruitt, aka littlewolff, to take on the…

Colourful wall typography from graffiti artist

36daysoftype is a yearly open call that invites designers, illustrators and visual artists to share their view on the letters and numbers from our alphabet. Celebrating this, Buenos Aires and Amsterdam-based artist, Nase Pop, has taken to the streets by graffiting the 26 letters of the…

Vintage books transformed into mountain landscapes

If you're a lover of vintage books, then you might want to shy away from this.

Artist creates animal portraits on wooden canvases

I’ve previously posted about paintings on tree logs that mirror their surroundings. Now, an illustrator and tattoo artist Kirsten Roodbergen from the Netherlands has created lovely animal portraits on slices of wood from cross-sectioned tree trunks.

How parents can make a difference in a creative child’s life

There are many ways to define creativity; putting things together in unique ways, or seeing the a given problem with fresh eyes. And while we all solve problem in creative ways, encouraging it in others can make a big difference.

Humorously pointless missing posters

Once upon a time, before the Internet, people relied on flyers, missing posters, and community spirit to help them find their lost pets. They’ve also used to spread the word about cool events going down around the neighbourhood. Nowadays however, public announcement posters are just basically…

The pros and cons of dating a programmer

Are you single? Are you looking for someone who likes to strip, touch, finger, unzip, and mount? If you know I’m talking about Linux commands, then you must be a programmer.

Amazingly detailed sculptures carved out of watermelon

Clay? Paper? Metal? No? Then how about fruit? Vancouver sculptor and extreme pumpkin carver, Clive Cooper has come up with some amazing sculptures carved from watermelon.
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