Articles by Tim Mercer

Photography

More Stunning Snow Sculptures

December 15th, 2010
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More Stunning Snow Sculptures

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Using packed snow blocks as a base, teams of sculptors produce towering works of art that put your average snowman to shame. From abstract sculptures to full scale buildings, anything is possible when you combine tons of snow and talent. Once again, we present some spectacular snow sculptures from all over the world. So...

Photography

Outstanding Photos Taken With a Camera Phone

November 22nd, 2010
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Outstanding Photos Taken With a Camera Phone

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They say the best camera is the one you have with you. Your mobile phone is always with you so I guess you could say it's your best camera. Obviously, a mobile phone's camera is no match for a professional level DSLR, but you might be surprised at the great pictures many people are taking with...

Inspiration

40 Awesome Works of Art Made From Paper

September 3rd, 2010
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40 Awesome Works of Art Made From Paper

Paper is a humble medium. It’s often cheap and you probably have some within 20 feet of you right now. Most of us just use it for jotting down ideas, writing notes or doodling but some resourceful artists out there use it to create stunning works of art. Often referred to as papercraft, this art form take the ordinary and transforms it into the...

Design

40 Examples Of Eye Popping Pixel Art

July 7th, 2010
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40 Examples Of Eye Popping Pixel Art

Pixel art was brought to the mainstream with the release of gaming consoles in the early eighties. Those 8-bit graphics we all loved back then often evoke feelings of nostalgia and take us back in time. Nostalgia aside, pixel art is a beautiful art form on its own that many of us have come to love. With so few pixels to work with, pixel...

Inspiration

40 Matte Painting Masterpieces

June 28th, 2010
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40 Matte Painting Masterpieces

Matte painting is a technique often used to create landscapes, sets and scenes for movies, TV and print when building a physical set or traveling to a particular location to film is either cost prohibitive or impossible. This technique requires a solid understanding of light, exposure, color theory and composition. Artist will often use a mix of digital painting, compositing and Photoshop magic to...

Inspiration

40 Unbelievable Sand Sculptures

June 18th, 2010
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40 Unbelievable Sand Sculptures

We’ve all made our own sandcastles at the beach but they were nothing like the masterpieces some of the worlds best can produce. These masters of sand sculpt astounding works of art from nothing more than sand and water. Some of these sand sculptures can takes days to complete using tons of sand. Today we present 40 Unbelievable Sand Sculptures that will blow your...

Inspiration

Gorgeous Geometric Designs

May 3rd, 2010
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Gorgeous Geometric Designs

Geometric art has been around since antiquity. From the ancient Greek to the native Americans, peoples all over the world throughout time have produced geometric works of art. Geometric designs tend to have a more rigid quality to them than organic based designs. Whether it’s minimalist and simple or very complex, many geometric designs are made up of rather simple shapes. Today we present 40 Gorgeous Geometric Designs to...

Inspiration

Food Design At Its Best: 40 Extraordinary Examples Of Edible Art

February 25th, 2010
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Food Design At Its Best: 40 Extraordinary Examples Of Edible Art

Everybody knows you’re not supposed to play with your food but that doesn’t stop these artists from creating some rather extraordinary edible art. Far from the mountains you used to make with your mashed potatoes, these masterpieces could go on display in a museum. Mixing together a little food and a lot of talent is the perfect recipe for some mouth watering inspiration. Check...

Inspiration

40 Insane Ice Sculptures

January 27th, 2010
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40 Insane Ice Sculptures

Ice sculpture is a beautiful yet temporary art form. Countless hours went into many of these amazing creations only to have them melt away. Luckily, they’re preserved through photography for us to marvel at for ever. In this post we present 40 Insane Ice Sculptures that will certainly impress you.

Inspiration

35 Awesome Vector Illustrations

December 22nd, 2009
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35 Awesome Vector Illustrations

Unlike raster-based images, vector images are infinitely scalable. From the photo-realistic to the abstract, vector art is as varied as any other medium of expression. The artist featured here have taken their craft to the next level with these inspirational images. In this inspirational post we present 35 beautiful vector illustrations that will certainly inspire you. Do you have further suggestions for beautiful vector...