Nuno Filipe Miranda created this wonderfully simple set of famous inspirational quotes. From Benjamin Franklin to Steve Jobs, there's a quote here for everyone. Nuno takes photos of the author, fades them into the background, and let's the quote speak for itself. Overall, a great set to keep you inspired. If you like these, you might also like the series by Julian Bialowas.
Wow! That's what comes to mind when you see the hand-cut paper art of Joe Bagley. Each design is hand-cut from a single piece of black paper and mounted to an acid-free white mat board. The intricacy and details of each design are astounding. If you want one, you can buy one of his designs on Etsy.
Nick Pedersen's Sumeru is an amazing series depicting the road to becoming a Zen Master. Each illustration has intricate details and sharp contrasts that draw you into the Zen Master's journey. You can see more illustrations and info about this series at Nick's site.
This ridiculously cool mosaic of Jimi Hendrix was made out of 5,000 guitar picks by artist Ed Chapman. The portrait was auctioned off for £23,000 at Abbey Road Studios in London as part of Cancer Research’s Sound & Vision fundraiser.
"It was inspired by my love of fashion, style and amazing food. I wanted to take something we all crave and give it a luxury lift. This tasty, chic collection gives a high-end, glam aesthetic to our favorite breakfast treats."
If you ever get discouraged with your work and need some motivation, recall the paintings of Huang Guofu. Huang lost his arms in electrical accident at the age of four, but never became discouraged. Instead, he pursued his dreams by painting with his feet. At the age of 18, Huang's father became ill, so he traveled China and sold his painting to help pay for his father's treatments.
He became so good at painting that he was awarded the role of vice-curator at the Chongqing Talents Museum and has encouraged other mouth and foot painters to join the museum.
If someone showed you these pictures, would you believe they weren't photos? Well, they're not. They are ultra realistic paintings by New York based street artist Dan Witz. If you like them enough, you can go buy the prints. The amount of detail and realism that goes into each and every person is truly extraordinary.
Caras Ionut collects images and stitches them together to create some stunning work. Many of his pieces incorporate the same elements, but are different enough to create a completely new world. If you visit his portfolio, you can see his immense collection of digital art.
Love these simple inspirational typography quotes by Deviant Art user MazeFall. He makes them interesting without over-embellishing them.