At first glance, this amazing piece seems like a simple candle with a burning wick and slowly melting wax dripping down the sides. However, upon closer inspection, an incredible little scene reveals itself in the form of digital art.
Created by Indonesia-based artist Ferdi Rizkiyanto, Uncharted features the journey of a group of people as they climb the sides of the luminous tower of hot liquid. With cameras on their shoulders, the explorers fearlessly venture into new territory in search of discovery.
Rizkiyanto achieves insane texture and detail in the digital creation, and the realistic wax has been shaped into an exciting narrative. As viewers inspect the scene, they may find themselves consumed by the story of exploration and adventure.
"Because The Internet" (For Childish Gambino) - Illustration by Sam SprattAfter illustrating Donald Glover’s Royalty series, he hit me up again to create the poster for his new album “Because The Internet”. The artwork ties directly into the narrative of his album and its screenplay (which are incredible — seriously, look and listen to this, it’s beautiful and crazy) — and while I was mostly given free reign, he handled all art direction personally.I won’t be selling the poster personally, but you can get them at the mansion parties he’s throwing — more in the near future.
Day 9 of the 2013 Hubble Space Telescope Advent Calendar, one of 25 photos eventually. The iconic Horsehead Nebula has graced astronomy books ever since its discovery over a century ago. In this Hubble Space Telescope view, the nebula appears in a new light, as seen in infrared wavelengths. The nebula, shadowy in optical light, appears transparent and ethereal when seen in the infrared, represented here with visible shades. The rich tapestry of the Horsehead Nebula pops out against the backdrop of Milky Way stars and distant galaxies that are easily seen in infrared light. The backlit wisps along the Horsehead’s upper ridge are being illuminated by Sigma Orionis, a young five-star system just off the top of the Hubble image. A harsh ultraviolet glare from one of these bright stars is slowly evaporating the nebula. Along the nebula’s top ridge, two fledgling stars peek out from their now-exposed nurseries. Gas clouds surrounding the Horsehead have already dissipated, but the tip of the jutting pillar contains a slightly higher density of hydrogen and helium, laced with dust. (NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team - STScI/AURA)
Crowns are the traditional symbolic form of headgear worn by a monarch or by a deity, for whom the crown traditionally represents power, legitimacy, victory, triumph, honour, and glory, as well as immortality, righteousness, and resurrection.