"Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that." Self-taught Italian artist Cristoforo Scorpiniti aka Crisco Art has been creating glow-in-the-dark paintings for a few years now. But his pieces aren't just pictures visible throughout the whole day. They tell two stories: one when the lights are on and another complimentary one when they're off.

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The Girl on Fire 1 month ago

Wow, that's amazing

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Focusing mostly on dreamy landscapes and animals, Cristoforo uses glow-in-the-dark paint to create his artworks. It may sound simple, but there's so much more to it. "I started with color symbolism first and foremost," he said. "Later on, I [added] scenarios of the natural world [with] strong emotional impact ... I like to think of [my universe] as an uninfected, primitive, magical world."

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Magic567 1 month ago

id have my lights of all the time!

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Much like his paintings that illuminate the shadows, Cristoforo's artistic side revealed itself during a dark time in his life. After getting fired from his real estate job, he had to return home to Southern Italy. However, rather than feeling sorry for himself over the negative experience, Cristoforo thrust himself into something new.

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Theory Buchannon 1 month ago

spooky

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It was precisely this return to his hometown that sparked his passion for art. Now, Cristoforo has quite the fanbase. Nearly 1.2 million people follow him on Facebook while his Instagram army has just reached 582k. "My biggest dream is to open my [own] gallery in major cities around the world so that everyone can admire my creations," he said.

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Amber Cook 1 month ago

Verry Harry Potter!

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Non-New-Toni-An 1 month ago

Looks like you would need a UV black light for these, they probably don't glow otherwise.

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Crochet lady 1 month ago

Maybe HBO could reshoot that episode using this technique? Lol.

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Heaven Scott 1 month ago

WOAHH! Where do you get these at?

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Foxxy 1 month ago

This is cute, love it.

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Baked Panda 1 month ago

Love this one

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Nope 1 month ago

that is completely different lights on/off.

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Foxxy 1 month ago

This is super awesome.

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Colin Leetham 1 month ago

Night flowers...

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The Girl on Fire 1 month ago

If only it was playable.

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Kathy Baylis 1 month ago

I’d buy this one too.

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Just saying 1 month ago

Now this one is my favorite. Where can we buy these paintings that you do?

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The Girl on Fire 1 month ago

I think this person might like Harry Potter.

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UndyingBisexual 1 month ago

This is extremely amazing

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Foxxy 1 month ago

Awww Mufasa😢

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UndyingBisexual 1 month ago

I like how the black around the edges becomes more prominent. Makes the image look dreamlike

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UndyingBisexual 1 month ago

How to defeat Captain America, go for the legs. His sheild is the size of a dinner plate and look at them legzszzszs

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Colin Leetham 1 month ago

Creepy wings...

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SirPatTheCat 1 month ago

This one is subtle, like if I saw this in someone's house during the day, I might not notice for q sec if I walked past in the night - I like it

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Luis Milian 1 month ago

great concept for this art! more relatable for the young mind.

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UndyingBisexual 1 month ago

GENIE DOES AS YOU WISH (This is an Impractical Jokers reference)

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UndyingBisexual 1 month ago

This one is ominous, but for some reason speaks to my soul

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Kathy Baylis 1 month ago

Does anyone else see a face above the wolf’s head in the glow in the dark picture?

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UndyingBisexual 1 month ago

I respect both aspects, but I prefer the light on one. i love the ombre-esque sky

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John 1 month ago

Stolen artwork! Stolen from @konveekou. My comment can be hidden, ignored or down voted, but fact is fact!

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TheNerdyOne 1 month ago

Super SAYAN!!!!!AHHHHHHHHHH!!!!

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