50 Artists Commemorate 50 Years of Star Trek in This Amazing Art Exhibit

Celebrating a half-century of all things Starfleet, Star Trek 50: Artists 50 Years is a wonderful art exhibit that kicking off at this year’s Comic-Con before hitting the road to Las Vegas, Toronto, New York, and other cities (the full list is here). But if you can’t make it to those, here are a few pieces from inside…

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Watch an Artist Spend 90 Hours Drawing a Million Dots to Make a Portrait

Artists David Bayo’s skills are all the more impressive when you lean it to get a closer look at his work. Instead of carefully applied brush strokes, he creates lifelike portraits by laying down dots, millions of them, in a painstaking process that required over 90 hours of work for this simple black and white piece.

Dedicated Artist Films Himself Repainting This Clock Every Minute For 12 Hours Straight

Hanging over one of the lounges at Amsterdam’s Schipol airport is an unusual clock that instead of moving hands, features the work of artist Maarten Haas. For 12 straight hours the artist filmed himself painting and repainting the clock’s hour and minute hands, in real-time, minute by minute, so that it accurately…

Hamsters Become Talented Self-Portrait Artists While Running on This Wheel

As far as pets go, hamsters rate somewhere just above goldfish when it comes to entertainment value. But watching them run for hours inside a tiny plastic wheel is far more satisfying when their miniature treadmills are part of a larger contraption that sketches hamster self-portraits at the same time. Someone put…

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Artist Draws Eminem Out of Spaghetti, Because Memes Never Die

Despite critical and commercial success and a storied career, the two words that have followed Eminem the longest are “mom’s spaghetti,” from his Academy Award-winning song “Lose Yourself.” Bait-and-switch text memes were built around it. A re-edit of the song replaced just about every noun in “Lose Yourself” with…

Recreating Van Gogh's Starry Night By Swirling Paint on Water Is Pretty Incredible

Van Gogh’s The Starry Night can be recreated in real life in two ways: one of them is to be on drugs, and the other, apparently, is to swirl paint on water like artist Garip Ay. It’s sort of illegal to do the first thing, but you can watch how Ay recreates Starry Night in the video below. Check out how the colors…

This Painting of a Wolf Is Actually Hiding Three People in Bodypaint

Bodypaint artist Johannes Stötter is famous for hiding the human body in the shape of animals with the perfect amount of shading and the right mixture of paint. This time he painted three women into a sculpture of a wolf. If you’re looking closely, you can see the shape of the person on the wolf’s belly and back but…