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Tumblr User Follows Bob Ross with MS Paint And It Actually Works

Alright, this is downright, straight up, all around impressive. And the final result was good enough that you could tell the trees were pretty happy. Tumblr users are a creative bunch, doing stuff like writing an alien invasion story where the aliens are fought off by wildlife or expounding on wacky historical facts. Seriously, following along with MS Paint is brilliant and highly commendable.

Tumblr user follows Bob Ross with MS Paint and makes good painting.
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The way it all comes together is just a feast for all the senses. Except maybe taste I guess. But still, the way this syncs up so good is just darn satisfying.

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22 Imaginative Pieces of Graffiti That Used Their Environments

Writing your nickname on a train car is one thing but turning an electrical box into a self portrait is some cool and unexpected artwork. Here are interesting uses of urban environments that were transformed through clever and interesting painting. For more of these, check out these pieces of cool graffiti that reinvented urban environments.

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Tumblr Regails Bean-Tastic Story of Multimillionaire Artist Who Bought the Rights to Vantablack

It started with a post about all the strange and dumb ways people create facebook events to make fun of a peculiar art installation in Chicago casually referred to as "The Bean." It ended with a tale of millionaires, artist drama, backstabbing, and the fight over the least reflective substance in the world.

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Whoever appraised it as print should be fired for either lying or being terrible at their job.

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24 Bizarrely Hilarious Alternate Antiques Roadshow Captions

Writer @KeatonPatti has given birth to these bizarre and hilarious re-captions of items found on Antiques Roadshow. He's also the mind behind numerous fake Bot-written scripts like this hilarious Olive Garden Commercial. Anyway, here are some bonkers-ass antiques.

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Tumblr User Hilariously Breaks Down Weird Flaw In Painting

This dude went full Tumblr mode, and the results are expectedly amusing and full of weird. 

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Dude Gets Best Surprise Ever When He Orders A Painting Of What He Thought Were Waves

I don't consider myself a connoisseur of great artwork by any means, but dude, my guy just purchased a damn masterpiece. Isn't it the best when mistakes result in pure wins? 

Guy gets best surprise ever when he orders a painting of what he thought were waves.
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shiny legs optical illusion paint What's Making These Legs Look So Shiny?
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There's speculation on the internet that these legs have been oiled up to create this super shiny look for the picture. But... maybe not? There's some debate about that. Consider this:



via @jamesrbuk, @pezsez@annekamccarthy

Now look again. Paint? or Oil?

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"I ask my husband if he realises he has never actually painted us both in the same painting..." So, the Australian artist, James Needham, painted this masterpiece.