Wire Sculptures looking like 3D Architectural Sketches

Working with hundreds of steel rods and pieces of piano wire,  Spanish artist  David Moreno builds up his architectural sculptures. Floating buildings are suspended in air, while background depth and shadows cue viewers into what they are really seeing. Moreno himself refers to his process as literally “trying to draw sculptures.”

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Murals of Plants | Mona Caron

A series of paintings of urban weeds by San Francisco-based artist Mona Caron. Her focus is on community-informed and site-specific murals in public space. She has created large-scale murals in the US, Europe, South America and Asia, has delved into stop-motion animation as part of her “WEEDS” project.

Incredibly detailed portraits created with millions of tiny ink dots

David Bayo is a French contemporary artist  who creates  portraits made up of dots,  using a technique called stippling. He starts by drawing out the general layout of his portraits, and then proceeds to fill them up with millions of tiny ink dots.

The video below shows Bayo at work.

The museum of curious rocks that resemble faces

Chinsekikan (which means hall of curious rocks) is a museum in Japan that contains nothing but rocks that look like faces. The museum’s founder, who passed away in 2010, collected rocks for over fifty years. Especially strange rocks that naturally resemble celebrities, such as Elvis Presley,  movie characters, and more.

Folly architecture

In architecture, a folly is a building constructed primarily for decoration, but suggesting through its appearance some other purpose, or of such extravagant appearance that it transcends the range of garden ornaments usually associated with the class of buildings to which it belongs.
18th century English gardens and French landscape gardening often featured mock Roman temples, symbolizing classical virtues. Other 18th century garden follies represented Chinese temples, Egyptian pyramids, ruined abbeys, or Tatar tents, to represent different continents or historical eras.
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Broadway Tower, Worcestershire, England

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A fascinating golden bait trap

Russian artist Roman Booteen has created this Hobo nickel, which he titled “THE TRAP with GOLDEN BAIT.” A carved Morgan dollar, featuring a 1945 gold 2-peso coin from Mexico serving as “bait” in the middle. The coin also features a mouth of teeth that act as a trap jaw. The trap jaws are triggered when the gold coin is pressed.

Booteen sells his work on eBay. See more on Instagram.

Power-drill becomes a surprising stop-motion tool

Los Angeles-based artist Federico Tobon attached a reel of 24  hand-drawn pages depicting an abstract animal to the chuck of a drill, generating an endlessly spinning sequence of frames. As Tobon engaged the drill’s trigger, the bit rotated the pages 360° and animated the cycle of otherwise static drawings. (via)
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