This Fake Classical Painting Turns Peepholes Into Murder Mystery Props

You might think that peephole on your front door gives you the upper hand when it comes to ignoring unwanted visitors, but to the person on the other side of the door it's obvious you're watching them. You can make it slightly less obvious, though, with this faux Victorian-era portrait that cleverly camouflages your… » 10/31/14 10:31am 10/31/14 10:31am

Painting with fire creates some really beautiful art

Sure, you're not supposed to play with fire but what about painting with fire? That's what artist Steve Spazuk does. He uses flames and smoke to create beautiful artwork with images that are literally burned in. Spazuk employs other tools like feather brushes and x-acto knives but his artwork begins with fire. Pretty… » 10/28/14 10:08pm 10/28/14 10:08pm

26 Stunning Cartoon Backdrops That Deserve To Be Hung on a Wall

Have you ever found yourself watching a cartoon and noticing the illustrations behind the characters? Those backgrounds can often be prettier than the action in the foreground. If only those pesky mice and long-nosed boys would get out of the way! If so, the upcoming Beverly Hills Animation Art Signature Auction is… » 11/11/13 9:00am 11/11/13 9:00am

Jet-Engine-Alike Fire Sculpture Will Please Your Inner Pyromaniac

Flames, thunderous noise, drama and the threat of explosive, combustive doom: That's why this sculpture by Dave Umlas will please your inner fire-starter. Made from stainless steel, propane gas-air jets and what seems to be a turbine-like system somewhere in its construction, it exists merely to thrill you with… » 8/12/08 10:30am 8/12/08 10:30am

Artist Treats Gdansk to "Real" Fake Flashing UFO Encounter

Dominic Harris of Cinimod Studio, who recently brought you the hypnotizing Illuminating Table, has just produced a new artwork that's even more startling. Particularly startling if you were walking the streets of Gdansk last Friday with a bit too much goldwasser swirling inside you: it's a huge, flashing, LED-lit UFO.… » 7/09/08 9:45am 7/09/08 9:45am