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Do you remember cutting paper snowflakes? Rogan Brown has lifted that unassuming artistic expression you've experienced in school, and taken it to the n-th level by combining this with microbiology. Those expansive scale paper models may resemble snow or coral reefs, but they are a representation of different types of microorganisms and life forms. The pattern you see looks natural,...
Nicholas Baker is an illustrator based in Salt Lake City, Utah. He draws his main source of inspiration from the wilderness that surrounds the city he lives in, and he represents it with a very special technique. Baker uses the technique of pointillism, and all his drawings are made up of millions of tiny dots drawn by hand. With a...
Long exposure photography allows you to capture the movement of the stars in the sky as if they were circular psychedelic lines revolving around an eye. This technique of capturing the so-called star trails has been mastered perfectly by the Russian photographer Daniel Kordan, who has gained notoriety on the Web for his space photos. His photos include stars...
Quite a few colorful orchids blossom in British artist Laura Hart's studio. From their symmetry to their sprinkles of color and nuance, they show the extraordinary magnificence of this plant species. Although they look entirely life-like, they're in fact made of glass - but display all specific botanical details of the real flowers, including petals, and each of them...
In 2011, 16-year-old Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat was diving in Greece when he noticed that there was more plastic in the water than there were fish. He decided to try to fix the problem and devoted his time to his research. Two years later, he founded The Ocean Cleanup and gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up...
Since 2001, Bennett Ewing a.k.a. Eyevan Tumbleweed has been sculpting with unaltered found wood and assembling mostly faces and bodies from thousands of selected pieces he gathered from mountains, deserts, swamps, forests, rivers, and beaches. His sculptures are made of non-carved, naturally colored woods he collected from his travels in almost 40 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico, and Ireland. His technique...
British artist Rebecca Louise Law suspends fresh flowers with copper wire, transforming art galleries, museums and exhibition halls into indoor public gardens that take viewers into a whirlwind of colors, textures, and scents. Her art is a study of floral forms and their evolution through the stages of beauty and decay. Hanging from the ceiling of the exposition space, the...
J. Henry Fair is an American photographer and environmental activist who captures beautiful but chilling aerial photographs for his series, Industrial Scars. Those images look like objects of art but in fact show the toll our consumerism is taking on the nature. Fair tries to force the observer to confront the price we all are paying for the convenience...
'Soup' is a general description given to plastic flotsam and jetsam that is suspended in the ocean. It's also a specific reference to the accumulated refuse in a zone of the North Pacific Ocean, known as the 'garbage patch'. British photographer Mandy Barker has created a series of photo collages called 'Soup' which portrays these disposed items and marine...
The Netherlands, also known as Holland, is transformed into a vast sea of flowers from mid-March to mid-May. It starts with crocus season in March, followed by daffodils and hyacinths then around mid-April up to the first week of May, tulips will show their beautiful colors. It is reported that The Netherlands produced an estimated nine billion flower bulbs annually...

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