Mehndi is the application of henna as a temporary skin decoration. It is practiced in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and the Maldives and is applied during special occasions like weddings and religious festivals. Mehndi art is often referred to as henna tattoos even though the the pigments applied are temporary.
You can see some beautiful lines, shapes and patterns used in the mehndi art below.
Emilie Griottes created these wonderfully colorful, and tasty looking, Pantone tarts for French Culinary Magazine Fricote. She created these beautiful color swatches by placing berries, carrots, lemons, candy other foods on a tart base. The bottom is lined with icing and marked with a Pantone color. I love the look and feel of this project!
These amazing 12" custom figurines of Walter White from Breaking Bad were created by Trevor Grove of Slideshow Collectibles. He created the figures for Vince Gilligan, the creator of the show. If you watch the show, and you definitely should be, you'll notice the uncanny resembalance to Bryan Cranston's Walt/Heisenberg.
L&A Artist represents some of the most talented photographers in the advertising industry. They have done work for companies ranging from Armani to Discovery Channel to Toyota and everyone in-between. Here is a small sample of some awesome fantasy portraits their photographers have created.
Jian Guo (breathing2004 on Deviant Art) is an artist/illustrator based in Shanghai, China. His fantasy illustrations look like the stained glass windows of a medieval cathedral, and tell familiar tales from the Lord of the Rings, World of Warcraft and the Avengers. Check out his portfolio to see more of his work, including some traditional style paintings and illustrations.
Patrick Vale is an artist and illustrator based at Big Orange Studio in London, UK. He uses various pens to create his drawings, which gives his pieces a nice pop. If you like, you can get a few of his prints at Big Cartel.
Also, enjoy this video of Patrick's Empire State of Pen: