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Fairy tale posters. DesigncollectorDrawing Autism. Drawing Autism is an incredible collection of artwork by people diagnosed with autism, from teenage amateurs to established artists.

Drawing Autism

Unlike many of the books I feature on 50 Watts, this one is in print. You should buy it. [Amazon link to the new reprint which comes out April 2, 2014 from Akashic.] This post features a small selection of my favorite images from the book, along with some quotes by the artists. Publisher's description: Over the last decade autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has become an international topic of conversation, knowing no racial, ethnic, or social barriers. Donna Williams, The Outsider What was the inspiration for this piece? "The Outsider" is about joining in from the periphery. An excerpt from the artist's answer to the question, "At what age did the act of creating art enter into your life? I was deeply mesmerized with all things aesthetic and sensory from at least 6 months of age.

Felix: Imaginary City Map, Age 11 What was the inspiration for this piece. Bring Me The Strangest Fan Art: Pics, Videos, Links, News. 21 Amazing Examples Of Shadow Art: Pics, Videos, Links, News. Harmony. The Official Tim Burton Website. 12 Fantastic Ways to Bring More Creativity Into Your Life. So excited you're here!

12 Fantastic Ways to Bring More Creativity Into Your Life

If you want to learn more about building a creative biz, subscribe to get FREE updates on the sidebar. {Personal Image} Everybody gets caught up in their day-to-day lives, even creative people. And, it’s easy to forget that you need to nurture your creativity. Making simple changes to your daily routine can bring lots of creativity into your life. 1. I can’t take credit for this idea. Set aside 20 minutes in the morning when you first wake up to write down your stream of consciousness. 2. Carry a small point-and-shoot camera with you, and take pictures of things that inspire you. Collect and edit the really good pictures. 75 Exceptional Moleskine Notebook Artworks.

Moleskine notebooks are a favorite among many artists, designers and writers.

75 Exceptional Moleskine Notebook Artworks

They come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and with many different kinds of paper. The elastic closure and pocket in the back of each one adds to their utility. The popularity of Moleskines among the art community ensures that there are thousands of great examples of Moleskine art out there. Flickr alone has a huge pool of Moleskine artists. Art of Bent Objects. Rainbow « Helmut Smits.

14 Most loved Street Art Photos – February 2011. Terry Border Makes Everyday Objects Come Alive (18 pics) Mail-Order Bride Artist Terry Border is one of those people who has a secret gift.

Terry Border Makes Everyday Objects Come Alive (18 pics)

He can take boring, everyday objects and make them come alive! In fact, his art can be appreciated for the clever thought behind it. What I love most about his work, though, is that it can be enjoyed by everyone. Young or old, we can all get a good chuckle out of his hilarious, bent objects. Today, I asked Terry where he gets his ideas.

"Basically, I get ideas for photographs when everyday objects remind me of something else. "Then again, sometimes an idea just pops into my head. Cereal Killer Kiwi Getting Ready for the Beach Irony in Pill Form A Side of Baby Carrots Star of the Show Stud Muffin Honeymoon Sweet A Horrific Yarn Appetite for Destruction Paper Training Our Little Dog, Frank It's a Dirty Job, But... Zombies are Nuts About Brains Fruit With Life Experience Halloween Candy Exposure Behind the Scenes Missing "You know those things about yourself that you're self conscious of? Everyday Objects Come Alive - Part 3.

Cookie Crumbs Terry Border is one of our favorite creative people on the planet.

Everyday Objects Come Alive - Part 3

He never ceases to amaze us, as he takes boring, everyday objects and makes them come alive! What's great about his work is that it can be enjoyed by everyone. Young or old, we can all get a good chuckle out of his hilarious, bent objects. "I always knew that my weird point of view was my gift or perhaps curse, so I'm glad I finally found a use for it," Terry says. Rejection Ice Cube Dreams Pick Him Crime Scene Chained to the Desk Peanut Mourning. Drawn By Different Artists. 106 of the most beloved Street Art Photos – Year 2010.

The Power of Color. Black and white are the safe choices in the design world.

The Power of Color

The color of luxury is elegant and subdued. Yet, at the same time, even top-tier designers, artists and luxury brands have always used bright colors as well. It is not about either or. It is not black-and-white or color. Just try telling those who love Dale Chihuly’s art, Versace interiors, Karim Rashid’s Corian eco-house or Renzo Piano’s Central St Giles facades in London that the “designer look” is always predominantly black and white. And although bright color is often associated with being a sort of primitive, wild, folk-art aesthetic, and therefore black and white would seem the serious and civilized alternative, color is not just wild, frivolous, and primitive. Just think of your favorite brand’s logo and you will most likely visualize some color.

In fact, we are seeing a clear increase in the use of color in the broad design world. Amazing-sunseat.jpg (960×639)