These images of eyes are not photos, they’re drawings

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Tuesday 18 March 2014

What you are looking at is not the product of a camera, but of the talented hands of Texas-based graffiti artist ‘Redosking’. He specializes in drawing hyperrealistic illustrations, capable of describing his subjects just by showing their eye and the surrounding skin.

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Animal eyes up close: photos by Suren Manvelyan

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Tuesday 21 May 2013

It wasn’t that long ago that our brains melted at the sight of Suren Manvelyan’s gorgeous macro human eye shots. Now we’ve discovered that Manvelyan also has a pictorial series of animal eyes in their full unflinching glory. Might be just us and our untrained peepers, but a stingray’s eye looks alarmingly close to a […]

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WTF but funny: Lips that stare

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Friday 8 March 2013

We’ve always thought the third eye was located in the middle of the forehead, so we didn’t count on seeing one entire eye on Swedish blogger Sandra Holmbom’s lips, complete with heavily lined falsies. Holmbom states she has no formal makeup experience, but then again, if she’s shifting the sixth chakra down to her lips, […]

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Flylashes: dead fly legs as eyelashes

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Fashion on Wednesday 21 November 2012

How did we ever miss this? Spotted via Bit Rebels, these look like thick, heavily mascara-ed and somewhat knotted eyelashes… but really are the clumpy legs of dead flies. You can thank artist Jessica Harrison for the flighty nightmare.

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Your Beautiful Eyes by Suren Manvelyan

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By Eugenia Viti in New Photography on Wednesday 21 November 2012

Normally, I think pictures of eyes are egoistical boring projects of people trying to be photographers (like taking an Instagram with sepia tone filter of your cappuccino with a heart or your cat) but Manvelyan from Armenia has flipped this cliche on it head. These extremely close eye shots make eyes look like different planets with amazing craters and colors.

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Hand-drawn eyes on hands

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Monday 5 November 2012

One of my recent obsessions is of eyes on hands. There’s the Pale Man from Pan’s Labyrinth (which in turn is supposed to be inspired by an old Japanese folklore about a MAC makeup line, and I’m sure there are more I can’t recall at this moment. The Internet is helping me cope with my obsession — plenty of pictorial evidence out there that suggests that I’m not the only lone soul who has taken to eyes on hands.

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Eyes That Tell Stories: new exhibition in Singapore

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Art on Saturday 20 October 2012

The Singapore Eyes Research Institute has opened an exhibition entitled Eyes That Tell Stories. The exhibition features amazing, high definition pictures of people’s eyes; the people ranging from sports stars to news presenters. The whole project is in an effort to raise funds for the Eye Institute, which helps to prevent against eye disease and […]

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