Full-On Nightmare Fuel: Birds With Giant Mouths Instead Of Beaks

Digital artist Sarah DeRemer has come up with a series of utterly unnerving animal mashups that are just begging to be gawked at. She replaces the beaks of birds with the giant maws of other animals, teeth and all. The results are wonderfully horrifying. » 2/06/15 2:40pm 2/06/15 2:40pm

The Best Stormtrooper Makeovers From Our Episode VII Photoshop Contest

Last week, we asked you to put your digital manipulation skills to the test by coming up with a new look for Star Wars' Stormtroopers. Here are the greatest—and strangest—ideas that you came up with. » 9/29/14 6:00pm 9/29/14 6:00pm

What would Disney's cartoon characters look like as real people?

Once Upon a Time has cast real actors as characters from their princess movies, but one artist has tried to translate the cartoon characters directly into real life in a series of digital manipulations. Can you guess who is who? » 1/15/14 9:20am 1/15/14 9:20am

Altered Hubble images transform nebulae into bizarre cosmic monsters

When you stare at images of the cosmos, do you ever search for shapes and faces amidst the swirling clouds of dust? Chris Keegan plays with the majestic images captured by NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory through the Hubble telescope, digitally manipulating them until they reveal fantastical creatures lurking in the… » 3/12/13 8:40am 3/12/13 8:40am

Images of a massive, futuristic Megacity glittering in the night

Artist Yang Yongliang studied traditional Chinese painting and calligraphy at the Shanghai Fine Arts Institute, and his digitally manipulated images blend traditional landscapes with sometimes surreal and sometimes futuristic images. In his series The Moonlight, he transports China's rolling hills into the… » 2/24/13 1:00pm 2/24/13 1:00pm

What would manga characters look like in real life?

In Scott Westerfeld's Uglies follow-up Extras, some people have cosmetic surgery to turn themselves into "manga heads," with the proportions of Japanese comic book characters. Chris Scarborough's photo manipulations imagine what such characters would look like in real life. » 4/29/12 11:00am 4/29/12 11:00am

Dubai Sets the Stage for a Star Wars Invasion

Early one foggy morning, an AT-AT patrols the streets of Dubai, surveying the construction of grand new buildings and shiny spaceships. Cédric Delsaux's latest Star Wars mashup series suggests it's a perfected plausible image against Dubai's science fiction stage. » 12/28/09 8:20am 12/28/09 8:20am