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Expect new twists on old traditions as new tools and unique techniques allow artists to draw, paint and illustrate in radically different ways. From coffee-cup pen artists to people who paint whole rooms with colored markers, here are some seriously innovative creatives. The digital age has put on dramatic new spin on the the world of art, from three-dimensional realism to fresh forms of abstraction. Here you will find some of the most creative and innovative forms of computer-generated expression and futuristic artistic representation.
Works of Impossible Architecture Built from Found Photos
Like the architecture of dreams, these images are seamlessly integrated, yet structurally surreal ... and, like waking up: they hard to recall when you look away.
The Silent Valley: Landscapes Overtaken by Urbanization
Traditional paintings of serene Chinese scenery are, upon closer inspection, completely infested with factories, machinery and other man-made structures.
Give Your Eyeteeth: Surreal Hyper-Realistic Lip Makeup
An eyeball parts to reveal a set of teeth in this surreal, hyper-realistic lip makeup job complete with false eyelashes by artist Sandra Holmbom.
These Aren't Photos: 28 Examples of Hyper Realistic Art
The dissonance between looking at something that must be a photograph, and realizing it was actually created by hand, makes Hyper Realistic art jaw-dropping.
Annemarie Busschers: 11 Clearer Than Life Portraits
Annemarie Busschers is an artist from the Netherlands who creates portraits that beautifully captures the raw emotion of her subjects, often photorealistically.
Metropolitan Cityscapes: Maps Honor Favorite Places
These papercut city maps are more than just visual representations of cities; the designers got to know each locale intimately to capture its essence.
Vintage Vandals: 6 Artists Monsterize Thrift-Store Paintings
In this series of epic involuntary collaborations, boring garage-sale landscapes get transformed into strange and inspired monster mashups.
Superstitions, Illustrated: A Calendar of Fallacious Thought
An illustrated calendar inspired by the Mayan apocalypse hysteria examines twelve common superstitions, like avoiding black cats and carrying rabbit feet.
Giant-Sized Stabbing Scenes: Street Art at Knife Point
A pair of German artists lay on the streets of Berlin, slain by an absurdly large weapon made of cardboard, in their urban art installation 'The Knife.'
World Rankings: Top 3 Nations of A' Design Award Winners
The London Olympics this year marked another round of global competitions, and while some people follow specific sports, many are enthralled by country level rankings.