Inspired by Portland’s landscape, artist Betsy Walton uses layers of vibrant pigments to create her own psychedelic interpretations of the area’s hills, flora, and fauna. Her paintings feature geodesic rocks, neon plant life, and tribal female characters that seem to thrive in these enchanted forests like mythical goddesses. Walton’s painted worlds are like something from another realm, where recognizable motifs from the Pacific Northwest have been given a surreal twist.
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Knot tying has always been a key outdoor skill, but Chinese-American artist Windy Chien turns twisting ropes into a beautiful...
New York is often described as “the city that never sleeps.” No matter the time of day or night, there’s always something going on, from the 24/7 subway system to the late-night bars and cafés. And if you’ve ever visited the huge metropolis, you’re likely to have been dazzled by the iconic skyline, filled with seemingly endless skyscrapers. When photographer Michael Shainblum first visited NYC, he instantly fell in love with the city.
Cats have been part of human society for nearly 10,000 years, but they haven’t always been the cuddle companions they...
Italian landscape photographer Gustav Willeit captures the silent tranquility and majesty of Mother Nature in his series PERAT II.
It’s no secret that cats can be pretty lazy. The sedentary life of a house cat typically involves napping for 16 hours a day, and occasionally waking for tasty snacks. With little or no exercise, our feline friends can get a little chubby, which is great for cuddles but not so much for their health. That’s why Korean company Pet Ping has invented a cat treadmill with built-in LED lights, designed for kitty cardio.
British photographer Leah Pattem (of the Madrid No Frills blog)
Most of us use the letters of the alphabet everyday, but did you ever stop to wonder how their shapes...
Have you ever looked at a light bulb and thought it looked like an egg? Or compared a scoop of ice cream to a ski slope? No? Well art director Stephen McMennamy has. For years he’s been artfully combining photos of unrelated items to create a collection of playfully surreal scenes. His ongoing digital collage series, titled ComboPhotos, is just as joyful as it is thought-provoking.
When you’re feeling low, sometimes all you need is a laugh.
Hangovers are the worst, but there are a few remedies that some people swear by.