Self Taught Artist Makes Incredible Portraits

A real estate agent from Chicago, Illinois picked up his pencils and began to draw masterpieces with them, something he hadn’t done since he was a teenager 30 years ago. The results are so incredible that it’s hard to believe that he has had no formal art education.

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Using Light To Create Incredible Drawings

This amazing series of drawings called “Illinois 4″ is probably one of the most detailed and punctilious works of art, as far as light painting goes. It was made by photographer Brian
Matthew Hart
with the help of Dena Pickering. They made the art in one night in a dark attic.

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Indepensense – Surreal Body Part Montages

From time to time we here at This Blog Rules like to get a little surrealistic. Don’t you? You may remember our post about Josh Sommers’ insane photo montages, the contents of which I think we can all agree were very insane indeed. Now Italian artist Giuseppe Mastromatteo has taken surrealism to a whole new level in his project called “Indepensense”.

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Opera Stage Shaped Like a Torso

Have you ever seen an opera stage shaped like a torso. Well, if not, then, you’ll probably be unnerved by the sight of this giant creature popping out of Lake Constance in Austria. This crazy thing is the most impressive opera set ever created. It was constructed specifically for an opera named after celebrated French poet André Chénier. And yes, it literally is an opera stage sitting in the middle of the famed Austrian lake.

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Mini-Worlds In Jars

So, you’ve seen lots and lots of incredible miniature art over the years, but I highly doubt you’ve ever seen miniature art going to this extreme! The contents of the little containers depicted above and below are so petite you need a magnifying glass to actually see what objects they are supposed to be. And prepare to be amazed once you take a magnified peek because every little jar has a tiny world of brilliance sitting inside. One world shows a couple kissing under a tree, another shows a turtle on an island, and a third shows a golf course with one itsy-bitsy golfer playing a round; maybe he’s a Lilliputian.

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