Hand Drawn Architectural Sketches by Adelina Gareeva | Colossal

Architecture student Adelina Gareeva drafts her work by hand, creating extremely detailed architectural portraits by putting pencil to paper rather than stylus to tablet. Gareeva has created an Instagram account for her laborious sketches, publishing drawings she’s completed of the Panthéon in Paris

Origen: Hand Drawn Architectural Sketches by Adelina Gareeva | Colossal

Aqueous Roses and Liquid Blooms Photographed by Mark Mawson | Colossal

In his latest photographic series, London-based photographer Mark Mawson takes us underwater to the epicenter of swirling vortexes and explosions of colorful dye. Each image captures a brief split-second moment requiring extreme precision and choreography to create a perfect swirl or bloom. You can

Origen: Aqueous Roses and Liquid Blooms Photographed by Mark Mawson | Colossal

Smithsonian Announces Eye-Opening Finalists of Their 14th Annual Photo Contest | Colossal

Smithsonian just released the 70 finalists for their 14th annual photo contest and is currently accepting votes for their Readers’ Choice award. This year Smithsonian received some 48,000 submissions from photographers in 146 countries and territories from which they selected finalists in 7 categori

Origen: Smithsonian Announces Eye-Opening Finalists of Their 14th Annual Photo Contest | Colossal

Pen & Ink Depictions of Trees Sprouting into Animals by Alfred Basha | Colossal

In his latest series of illustrations, Alfred Basha depicts a series of images where animals merge with the natural world: trees sprout into the silhouettes of foxes or squirrels, and a forest landscape rests atop a lumbering bear. Basha shares most of his sketches and completed drawings on Facebook

Origen: Pen & Ink Depictions of Trees Sprouting into Animals by Alfred Basha | Colossal

Miniature Pen & Ink Drawings of the Midwest by Taylor Mazer | Colossal

Michigan artist Taylor Mazer renders the seemingly mundane world of empty alleyways and nondescript buildings of the midwest in excruciating detail on a canvas scarcely larger than a few postage stamps. Working with a fine Micron pen he constructs old buildings brick by brick and casts entire drawin

Origen: Miniature Pen & Ink Drawings of the Midwest by Taylor Mazer | Colossal

Paper Cities Enclosed in Glass Vessels by Ayumi Shibata | Colossal

Japanese artist Ayumi Shibata uses traditional methods of Japanese paper cutting to create miniature cities within vessels of glass. Her chosen materials reference the delicate relationship humans have with our environment and natural forces of our world, while also relating to the Japanese translat

Origen: Paper Cities Enclosed in Glass Vessels by Ayumi Shibata | Colossal

New Photographs of Monumental Waves Crashing in Australia by Warren Keelan | Colossal

Australian photographer Warren Keelan (previously) captures crashing waves from beside, and sometimes within their swell. Clad in a wetsuit he takes to the South Coast of New South Wales, Australia to photograph the dazzling curvature of waves right as they break. Keelan sells prints of both the wav

Origen: New Photographs of Monumental Waves Crashing in Australia by Warren Keelan | Colossal

Full Trailer for ‘Loving Vincent,’ a Feature-Length Film Animated by 62,450 Oil Paintings | Colossal

The full trailer for Loving Vincent (previously here and here), a film examining the life of Vincent van Gogh, has finally been released after nearly six years of creative development. Each of the 62,450 frames for the feature-length film were hand-painted by 115 professional oil painters, and will

Origen: Full Trailer for ‘Loving Vincent,’ a Feature-Length Film Animated by 62,450 Oil Paintings | Colossal

Thousands of Birds Photographed Atop Snow-Laden Trees in Downtown Portland, Oregon | Colossal

One evening last week, C.S.I. Walker Berg of the Portland Oregon Police Bureau looked out a window on the 12th floor of the Justice Center to discover an incredible sight: trees freshly covered in thick white snow were covered in yet another layer of thousands of black starlings. Berg grabbed a Niko

Origen: Thousands of Birds Photographed Atop Snow-Laden Trees in Downtown Portland, Oregon | Colossal

A Giant Naturally Occurring Ice Circle Appears Briefly in a Washington River | Colossal

This weekend, word spread via Facebook that a large circle of ice was spinning in small river just outside of Seattle. After seeing a quick video of it in her feed, photographer Kaylyn Messer jumped in her car and was fortunate to witness the incredible sight of this gargantuan ice disc as it spun i

Origen: A Giant Naturally Occurring Ice Circle Appears Briefly in a Washington River | Colossal