Gorgeous dress designs out of real flowers

Grace Ciao is a fashion illustrator from Singapore. She draws inspiration from everything around her. Her favourite materials are watercolours and flowers. Here are her amazing Fashionary sketches inspired by flowers!

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And it is not just her attention to detail that makes her flower dresses work. There is something very fractal about her designs which use natural proportion in a way that is very pleasing to the eye.

Insane Floral Illustrations by Grace Ciao 2

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Insane Floral Illustrations by Grace Ciao

Surrealism by Oleg Shuplyak

Seeing double? Hidden inside these remarkable oil paintings by artist Oleg Shuplyak lies a second layer of mind-blowing optical illusions.

Merging portraits of famous figures from art and fiction with landscapes and images from nature, his work requires a double take – or in some cases, several minutes of staring – before the secrets of the visual illusions reveal themselves.