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Stroke of Genius

A dab of paint on a canvas. A note on a napkin. A move on the dance floor. A melody in your head. See up close how art is expressed in countless ways and mediums.


Stroke of Genius

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Nicholas Frausto's mom gives Van Gogh a run for his money with her interpretation of Starry Night on Nicholas' cast.

11 Awesomely Decorated Casts Worth a Broken Bone

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Children place the last petals on a portrait of painter Vincent Van Gogh at the Keukenhof park. (Photo: Yves Herman/Reuters)

Fields of flowers bloom, brighten the Netherlands

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Greg Gossel creates mixed-media art from pop culture imagery, typography, texture, found signs and billboard scraps. See more with PBS NEWSHOUR.

Artist layers ads and vintage cartoons like a decaying billboard

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Artist 'Red' Hong Yi uses food as his medium in these creative masterpieces. This ocean wave was created entirely from long-grain rice and nori.

Creative Food Art Portraits by Hong Yi

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Can you believe this little guy is the size of a fingertip?! These adorable miniature crocheted animals are made by artists and family members, Su Ami.

The 25 Cutest Miniature Crochet Animals Ever

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Mailman Ferdinand Cheval built this extravagant palace with pebbles he collected on his daily 18-mile route. It took him 33 years to create Palais Idéal.(photo: Thierry OLLIVIER)

Mailman Builds Incredible Palace With Rocks He Collected Over 33 Years (Photos)

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Adam Tran's intricate origami creatures look like they could be real museum models! See more of his work with "My Modern Met."

Wonderfully Life-Like Origami Dinosaurs That Are Made With Textured Paper

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Artist Ellen Jewett makes incredible and intricate homemade sculptures using just her fingers and a paintbrush as her tools.

"No two snowflakes are alike" was coined by Wilson Bentley, who pioneered the technique called photomicrography in order to capture a single flake. Learn more with "Science Friday."

Picture of the Week: A Single Snowflake

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Artist Rob Gonsalves has us stumped with his mind bending optical illusions.

23 Mind Bending Optical Illusion Paintings by Rob Gonsalves

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Can you believe this Colosseum replica is made from Legos?! Builder Ryan McNaught assembled this beauty out of 200,000 pieces! See the details with Gizmodo.

Massive 200,000-Piece Roman Colosseum Is the Most Impressive Lego Architecture Model I've Ever Seen

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This elegant and stunning staircase can be found at Musee Gustave Moreau in Paris. See 25 of the most creative and modern staircase designs from "homedit."

The 25 Most Creative And Modern Staircase Designs

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Illustrator Kerby Rosanes' doodle sketches are done mostly with simple black pens and are made up of various characters, patterns and objects. See more!

kerbyrosanes (Kerby Rosanes) - DeviantArt

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Using a self-taught technique, David Knopp carves plywood laminate into fantastically abstract shapes, imbuing the rigid nature of wood with the fluidity of water. See his furniture with NewsHour.

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These giant, lightup fish sculptures made a splash in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Madefrom discarded plastic bottles, the installation is part of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development.

Giant Fish Sculptures Made from Discarded Plastic Bottles in Rio

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Artist Ekaterina Panikanova uses grids of vintage books as a canvas for her ink and acrylic paintings in her "Crepuscoli (Twilights)" exhibition. See more with "Colossal."

From animals to people, Nathan Shields makes 'flipping' awesome pancakes! Almost looks too good to eat. See more with "Laughing Squid". (photos via Saipancakes)

This intricate snow sculpture of an owl won the Siberian Snow Sculpture Festival in Novosibirsk, Russia in 2010. See more incredible sculptures that'll give you goosebumps with "Mother Nature Network". (photo: Rina Sergeeva)

10 sculptures that will leave you yearning for snow

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Wow! Artist Jeff Uitto creates magnificent creatures and furniture from driftwood at his "Knock on Wood" shop. Check out more of his fascinating work.

Knock on Wood || Gallery

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"No broomsticks would ever stand a chance." Artists Peter and Radu bring the magical worlds of beloved tales to life in this series of posters. See more with Entertainment Weekly.

Believe it or not, this isn't a real bunny! Artist Ivan Hoo turns everyday objects into hyperrealistic drawings. It takes him 3 days to complete one drawing. Learn more with Hypebeast.

Ivan Hoo Turns Everyday Objects into Hyperrealistic Drawings

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Narnia through the Ages: Check out "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" book covers w/ NewsHour.

From trash to treasure. Lisbon-based street artist Bordalo II turns found objects into striking birds! See more with "Colossal".

Trash and Found Objects Transformed into Birds by 'Bordalo II'

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    Donna D

    cool art thank you for the pin PBS

And we thought snowflakes couldn't get any more whimsical! Learn how to make these pretty paper ballerinas with "Kids Kubby," complete with templates.

Paper Ballerina Snowflakes - Kids Kubby

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Vincent Van Gogh's hometown of Eindhoven pays him a tribute with this glowing bike path interpretation of his "Starry Night" painting. Artist Daan Roosegaarde relied on solar-powered LED lights. Learn more w/ NPR! (photo: Studio Roosegaarde)

In A Dutch Town, A Glowing Bike Path Inspired By Van Gogh

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