Project Backboard

Daniel Peterson is a former college basketball player from Memphis, OH. In 2014 he noticed that several basketball courts around the city had been long neglected and were in bad shape. He Began the court revivals by just filling in cracks and lines, and eventually, with the help of local artists, filled the courts with colorful, abstract designs. The endeavor was called Project Backboard and has since expanded to courts in St. Louis and Los Angeles.

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House of Contain…ers

James Whitaker is an architectural designer based in London, England. He designed this stunning house for a client with a plot of land in Joshua Tree, California. The house is meant to represent a desert flower and is made entirely of shipping containers. It comes with all the necessities including kitchen, living room, three bedrooms, and a garage, and it will be powered almost entirely by solar power. Its brutalist style and bold angles make for quite a spectacle when placed on the canvas of the rolling desert. Truly a house to behold.

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Tiny-ramas

Curtis Talwst Santiago is a Canadian-Trinidadian artist capturing small moments with even smaller dioramas. Santiago’s venture into this field of art all started when a street vendor handed him a small jewelry box and said, “I want to see what you make of this.”

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Driftwood Lace

Agnes Herczeg, an artist from Hungary, is creating incredible works of art using natural plant based materials. The delicacy of the lace and the toughness of the driftwood mesh together to create contrast, tension, and unity.

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Natura Insects

Japanese artist and designer Raku Inoue uses flower petals and other foliage to compose beautiful model insects in his unique series, Natura Insects.

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Colorful Curvey Creatures

Alisa  Liskaflower  is  a  Russian  artisan  creating  brooches  and  pendants  from  Japanese polymer  clay.  Each  unique  curve  is  formed  by  hand  with  an  intent  to  craft  a  beautiful  work  of  art.  On  their  own  the  colorful,  clay  curves  are  plain  and  simple,  but  when  added  together  they  create  a  delicate  masterpiece.

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When Doodles Come Alive

Twenty-seven year old Cambodian artist, Visoth Kakvei, combines doodling with extensive digital enhancements to create masterpieces which seem to jump out of the page.

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Painting the Sky With Light

Eric Paré,  a Canadian photographer,  has travelled the world from San Francisco to Dubai in   order to capture gorgeous, long exposure stills. Paré uses a camera remote, a light tube, and precise motions to paint the air around his model,  Kim Henry, with flowing, ethereal ribbons of light.

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Treasure From the Past Brings Color to Life

A dutch artist named A. Boogert wrote and painted nearly 800 pages explaining the process of creating many shades of many colors. Boogert mixed watercolors to achieve a desired tone, and manipulated the shade by adding one to three parts water. The effect of his attention to detail is simple, yet staggering.

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Exploring the Outskirts of 3D Art

Yanis Georges is an artist from London creating unique 3D works of art. Yanis combines abstract and hyper-realistic methods to achieve incredible detail and beauty in objects no one has ever seen before.

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