Decaying books in an abandoned manor home.

Decaying books in an abandoned manor home.someone should love them, care for them, read them!

Just 350 yards from the Bronx, North Brother island was first used as quarantine centre in 1885. It was soon a home to 6 lepers. Its most notorious resident was 'Typhoid Mary' the first healthy carrier of any disease ever to be identified who spent years confined in its bleak woods. This island was also witness to the 1904 fire on board the passenger ship, General Slocum which killed 1,021 people on a church outing. Closed in 1963, it is now a haunting labyrinth of crumbling ruins

Inside the lost island of New York: Eerie pictures of the abandoned leper colony just 350 yards from the Bronx

Amazing history and beautiful pictures -- Inside the lost island of New York: Eerie pictures of the abandoned leper colony just 350 yards from the Bronx

This is a photographic image, showing what happens when Apples decay. The use of dark background, dark lighting and dark surface that contrasts with the green decaying apple emphasises a sort of death theme in this image. As decay symbolises death.

Still Life Photography - Decay

Visited this place a couple of years back, ending up getting caught, oops!

Here I am gathering further inspiration from nature retaking an industrial complex.

Intentionally Decayed Art - Mutilated Masterpieces by Valerie Hegarty (GALLERY)

Intentionally Decayed Art

Intentionally Decayed Art - Valerie Hegarty’s work involves copying and then modifying iconic paintings to make them look as if they have been pecked by birds, charred b.

This beautiful piece of art shows a link between Order and Disorder very clearly. Could be used to show Skeleton.

2015 Topic #11: Hidden Objects {Challenge}

Lorena Cosba contrasting image of old and young

♂ Artistic nature flower Feeling frazzled in a delighted way by Alan Shapiro

Feeling frazzled in a delighted way by alan shapiro photography ~ETS

mould photo 023

This has some strong colours in it and almost looks metallic, lots of differen patterns and rough textures

Decaying Flowers by Billy Kidd | #Follow #on :

Billy Kidd - Beautiful Decay

billykidd: “ Decaying rose was shot by Billy Kidd.

This is a painting by Irving Penn and it is of decaying/wilting Flowers and the materials used were acrylic paints. i like this because of the small details in the flowers and hot it looks real.

Iceland Poppy/Papaver nudicaule, Irving Penn 2006 Continuation of his original series on poppies, 1969 (Commissioned by Vogue for their Christmas edition) “I can claim no special knowledge of.

Rusty bottle tops | ©Leywood, via flickr

Great texture in this photo of rusted and flattened bottle caps

CAROLYN SAXBY - winter lace hydrangea petals skeleton petals. See more at

Carolyn Saxby interview: Inspiration all around

In our interview with textile and quilt artist Carolyn Saxby she explains why she find so much inspiration in nature and offers some great advice to aspiring artists.

Valerie Hegarty

Cracked Canyon with Wall - Valerie Hegarty

Flower Frenzy, 2012 (Valerie Hegarty) #art

bhsutton: “ Another stunner from Valerie Hegarty’s new show at Nicelle Beauchene Gallery, Figure, Flowers, Fruit (through October “Flower Frenzy” ”

AS Textiles

AS Textiles

Patina Texture! Visual Texture Suitable to aid with GCSE Question like Textures

Nice color pallet Image detail for High Quality Rust and Grunge Texture Pack Resources