“Fallen Star” by South Korean artist Do Ho Suh on top of a seven-story building of University of California in San Diego.
There are some surprising phenomena that occur in nature but often these brilliant phenomena happen so rarely. Clouds that can take on varied shapes and startling optical illusions that produce strange weather appearances and catch our attention.
Sundog Light Phenomenon
A solar phenomenon known as a sundog arcs over the tundra in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada. Sundogs are fairly common occurrences in the Arctic and Antarctic. They form when the sun is near the horizon and ice crystals high in the sky line up in a way that bends the solar rays like a prism. (Image credit: Norbert Rosing)
Toronto based artist Paul Jackson creates detailed and dark pen and ink drawings. His art is hyper-realistic, of an intricate and provocative nature – focusing on love, death, space and the inner workings of the consciousness.
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UK Fishermen on Lindisfarne (aka Holy Island), have recycled retired wooden fishing vessels into stunning storage sheds.
Nikolay Savinkov’s aim is to prove that art can be created not only with cheap materials, like black steel or crude iron, but also without fine jewelry tools. So he launched his own small enterprise, Nik Faber. Most of his works recall steampunk art. Savinkov explains.
We live in an époque of plastic, when things are replicated in their millions and break quickly. This is why steampunk is popular, I guess – it represents a time when people were building something to last for centuries with its brutal Victorian-age beauty.
A sunken lane (also hollow way or holloway) is a road or track that is significantly lower than the land on either side, not formed by the recent engineering of a road cutting but possibly of much greater age.
Various mechanisms have been proposed for how holloways may have been formed, including erosion by water or traffic, the digging of embankments to assist with the herding of livestock, and the digging of double banks to mark the boundaries of estates.
Italy based illustrator Alfred Basha draws with black ink pen. The subjects of his illustrations are based on the animal world, poetically transformed into mutant creatures riding towards a surrealistic space. Basha opens a meditative passage to give us a glimpse of his inner world, full of surreal projections and metamorphosis.