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A Vegetable Smorgasbord of Calligraphy Tools

Calligrapher, Ian Barnard, post beautiful videos featuring his artistic handwriting to his YouTube channel. This video will teach you to turn tasty, healthy vegetables into calligraphy utensils. The veggie line up includes: a carrot, broccoli, asparagus, lemon grass and chili pepper. View Now

Sometimes Art Means Getting Stuck in a Tree — Naked

Art can be a lot of things: beautiful, meaningful, thought-provoking, historical. But the process for making art is usualy none of those things. Just ask artist Hilde Krohn Huse in Aukra, Norway, who, while making her art piece, "Hanging in the Woods," accidentally got stuck hanging naked and upside down in a tree. It took her half an hour of struggling before a friend eventually came out and helped wrestle her free. Make sure to follow Huse on TwitterView Now

Art Just Went BEAST MODE

Inspired by the $250.00 apartment modification fee from his landlord, L.A. Beast decided to instead use that money to create a piece of art for his landlord. But this is the L.A. Beast, so he made said artwork by destroying his groceries with a samurai sword. View Now

UV Paint on the Naked Canvas

Artist John Poppleton created these amazing works of art. His canvas was the nude body of these models. Poppleton used UV paint to paint a volcano with a lightning strike, Eiffel Tower and the New York skyline. View Now

Prank Falls Flat and Costs City $11,000

Is it supposed to be a prank, a social experiment or just an artistic commentary on society as a whole? No one knows why a duo of vandals bricked off entryways to train cars in Germany, but officials say the damage to fix the deed was around $11,000. Officials are on the lookout for the bricklayers, who will be facing either five years in prison or major fines. View Now

Famous Political Leaders Get a Hipster Makeover

Talk about putting a modern spin on things! Check out this super cool and unique series aptly titled "Hipstory." Artist Amit Shimoni re-imagines some of our most famous political leaders from around the world as if they were hipsters. Everyone from Che Guevara to Martin Luther King to President Barack Obama gets a hipster makeover. Check out all the fascinating portraits.  View Now

Artists Turn Grains of Rice Into the World's Smallest Projection Mapping Canvas

With what must have taken countless hours of dedication and precision, Drill Tokyo was able to create an art project with one single grain of rice (and lots of manpower and state-of-the-art technology). Audience members watch the rice grain, and as they do, the texture of the rice changes into a story of the ancient history of Japan. Rice has never packed such a punch. View Now

Get All Your Theater-Related Updates Right Here on thESPiaN

Everything has its own television channel: music, sports, fishing. Why not live stage acting? thESPiaN has you covered, with their ESPN-style segment StageCenter. Get the skinny on who's getting recruited to what school, what thespians are using stage presence enhancing drugs, and what blocking foibles have been going on stage-left. Oh, and don't forget to sign up for the Hamlet Fantasy Cast, for "though this be madness, yet there is method in't." View Now

The Very True But Trivial Problems of Very Pretty Girls

Prepare to (not) feel any pity for pretty girls everywhere. This short by French filmmaking duo Paul & Noé is a tongue-in-cheek piece about the six main "problems" pretty girls face on a daily basis. Say it isn't so! They're always late because they walk in slow motion and they run out of excuses after being asked on dates so often! Touché, Paul & Noé, touché... View Now

What Does a Porn Star and a Graffiti Artist Have in Common?

Warning: The following contains adult language and content: What does adult film star Carter Cruise and NYC-based graffiti writer SABE have in common? Not much except that they both hit the Big Apple to leave their mark - literally. Watch Carter picking up some tips from SABE on how to tag walls and how to apply pressure while spray painting to get the perfect effect. Look out, LA. Cruise is coming to tag your walls! via ANIMAL NewYork View Now