Dreamlike And Magical Photo Manipulations By Nick Asphodel

Mesmerizing photo edits by Nick Asphodel, a talented self-taught photographer, retoucher, calligrapher, and visual designer currently based in Milan, Italy. Nick creates a brilliant composition, vibrant colors, and magical edits. More: Instagram h/t:

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Rude Tree Ornaments For People Who Hate Christmas

If you are tired of usual boring Christmas tree ornaments check out these beautiful creations. We spent many hours going over countless Etsy stores to find the most hilariously rude ornaments, so scroll down and enjoy! h/t:

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Artist Paints Her Body And Makes It Disappear Into Floral Backgrounds

Cecilia Paredes is a Peruvian-born, Philadelphia-based artist who mixes photography, painting and performance arts in order to develope a unique art form. She is the main subject of her own richly patterned artworks, yet her figure aesthetically disappears. Instead of using canvas, Paredes paints directly onto her own skin. She uses paint and clothing patterns and blends herself into floral...

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A Holiday Potpourri Of 40 Classy To Wildly Irreverent Vintage Christmas Magazine Covers

Sure, we could have delivered a bunch of boring Christmas magazine back issues, but that’s no fun. Instead, I’ve selected a stack of holiday editions which I found interesting – for their irreverence, nostalgia or just plain intangible awesomeness. h/t:

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Photographer Spends 10 Years Tracking Down The Original Locations Of Vinyl Covers

Alex Bartsch is a photographer who is a true reggae fan. He was first introduced to Bob Marley when he was a child, and he got so inspired that he spent 10 years of his life traveling around London searching for original locations of the most famous reggae vinyl covers from 1967 to 1987. “It often starts with the information on the record sleeve but many of them don’t offer much to go on,” Bartsch...

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Expressive Text Loops, Folds, And Ties Itself In Knots In 3D Murals By Pref

British graffiti artist Pref transforms words and sayings into visual interpretations of their meanings or messages—forming the word “undo” into a knot, or layering the phrase “all over the place” on top of itself to take up as much surface area as possible. With added shading and perspective the words appear as if they are 3D, like his piece “It Is,” which forms a a narrow grey cube when the...

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Worst Christmas Album Covers Of All Time

Looking at these Christmas music album masterpieces only one question pops into mind: “What the hell were they thinking?!” Scroll down to see the ugliest, creepiest and weirdest Christmas album cover art ever.

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Bizarre And Creepy Vintage Christmas Cards From The Victorian Era

The Victorians had a much more macabre approach to the festive season! Christmas cards today usually feature a jolly Santa, fluffy woodland animal or green glittery tree, but Victorian versions had a much more terrifying tone. The first Christmas card was commercially produced by Sir Henry Cole in 1843 but it was not until the 1870s, and the introduction of the halfpenny stamp...

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Idyllic Illustrations Of Love And Affection That Will Warm Your Heart

Zac Retz is a visual development artist who paints and designs for feature films. Among a variety of his works on DeviantArt, one particular set of illustrations stands out from the rest. With soft edges and simplicity, these illustrations feature the most beautiful gestures of love and affection shared between couples. While some of them pass perfectly fine as snippets from idyllic everyday...

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Canadian Artist Draws Pictures That Are As Warm As A Cup Of Hot Chocolate

One of the most popular artists in Canada, Richard Savoie, draws pictures that are literally full of feelings of winter. His works are in many private collections all around the world. Richard didn’t plan to draw pictures professionally until he tried it and loved it. And now we can enjoy his warm and beautiful paintings. More:

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