Digital artist Sarah DeRemer has come up with a series of utterly unnerving animal mashups that are just begging to be gawked at. She replaces the beaks of birds with the giant maws of other animals, teeth and all. The results are wonderfully horrifying.
Marvel at these excerpts from Pixel, a modern dance performance that looks like it's taking place inside the computers of Tron. It's so simple, and yet it's utterly captivating.
Drew Tyndell's latest series of digital works — made by painting each frame in Photoshop — could very easily double as hypnosis tools. There's enough going on here, that you could literally miss the rest of this sentence trying to see them all.
We thought they might be operating on the same principle as decorator crabs, but how does it get all of that on its back without arms that reach its back?
Today, thanks to computer graphics and digital drawing tablets, we see tons of artwork that has been made with the help of a computer. Computers and art have long gone hand-in-hand, and here you can see some of the earliest pieces of computer-assisted art.
All seemed peaceful on the day they appeared, but the large aperture in the middle of their faces are so menacing. No one builds things like this for peace, do they?
It's brought whole new meaning to the phrase "Butterfly Effect."
The blog Signs from the Near Future imagines the traffic signs, advertisements, alerts, and warnings that we might see just a handful of years in the future. What new signs will accompany 3D-printed meat, driverless cars, and slime mold-powered computers?
J.R.R. Tolkien's hand-drawn maps of Middle Earth have long fueled readers' imaginations about the land of Hobbits, wizards, and Elves, and a group of fantasy cartographers are imagining what the world's terrain might look like in 3D.
These images look like miniature models of familiar galaxies and nebulae, the grand structures of space made small. But they are in fact real pieces of space porn digitally manipulated to look like tilt-shift photographs.
Once Upon a Time has cast real actors as characters from their princess movies, but one artist has tried to translate the cartoon characters directly into real life in a series of digital manipulations. Can you guess who is who?
Even as the glare of the message of universal love reflected off Carla's helmet, she swore she caught a couple of baselines tittering out of the corner of her eye. Jaime always said she needed a thicker skin, but Carla never saw one on the list of approved modifications. A serene digital painting by Thomas Wievegg.
When you stare at images of the cosmos, do you ever search for shapes and faces amidst the swirling clouds of dust? Chris Keegan plays with the majestic images captured by NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory through the Hubble telescope, digitally manipulating them until they reveal fantastical creatures lurking in the…
Artist Yang Yongliang studied traditional Chinese painting and calligraphy at the Shanghai Fine Arts Institute, and his digitally manipulated images blend traditional landscapes with sometimes surreal and sometimes futuristic images. In his series The Moonlight, he transports China's rolling hills into the…
Redditor gumballbrain (Trapexoid on Tumblr) was messing around with a photo of the top of a fire hydrant one day when he noticed that the flaking paint and rust resembled a planet covered in water and solid land. Since then, he's made a hobby of taking photos of fire hydrants and finding the planets hiding on their…
There's no scorched earth in Nick Pedersen's Ultima series of post-apocalyptic images. Instead, Pedersen imagines a utopian world where most of humanity has vanished, giving plants and animals plenty of room to sprawl.
Vincent Van Gogh's The Starry Night evokes much of the majesty of the night sky while presenting it in a new and deeply individual light. Alex Ruiz's digital painting reinterprets Van Gogh's work, imagining how the sky might have looked the night the artist was inspired to paint it.
In Scott Westerfeld's Uglies follow-up Extras, some people have cosmetic surgery to turn themselves into "manga heads," with the proportions of Japanese comic book characters. Chris Scarborough's photo manipulations imagine what such characters would look like in real life.
For his Life After the Apocalypse series, Russian artist Vladimir Manyuhin starts with real photographs, adding digital decay and overgrowth to create an eerily realistic sense of how the world might look long after most humans are gone.
Take a journey to Eternia, where He-Man's bruised and battered enemies are a little worse for wear. And these realistic takes on Skeletor and his crew show off every rip, wrinkle, and tear.Trapjaw Evil-Lyn