StumbleUpon. Unbelivable Zaria Forman Artworks. The inspiration for Zaria’s drawings began in early childhood when she traveled with her family throughout several of the world’s most remote landscapes, which were the subject of her mother’s fine art photography.
Her work exhibits extensively in galleries and venues throughout the United States and overseas. In addition to exhibitions, recent projects include a series of drawings that served as the set design for the classic ballet Giselle, which premiered in October 2012 at the Grand Theatre of Geneva, Switzerland. Ten of her drawings were also used in the set design for House of Cards, a Netflix TV series directed by David Fincher and starring Kevin Spacey. In August 2012 she led Chasing the Light, an expedition sailing up the NW coast of Greenland, retracing the 1869 journey of American painter William Bradford and documenting the rapidly changing arctic landscape. 7 Artists Whose Work Will Give You Nightmares. Truly great artists know that art can't be all naked nymphs and guys with puffy pants signing treaties.
They understand this one fundamental truth: Art isn't legitimate unless it scares you so hard that it makes you shit out your own soul. Let's all hold hands and run screaming toward the gates of R'lyeh to see their work on display! #7. Unidentified Artist Turns A Pig's Head Into Paris Hilton's. Pyramids.jpg (JPEG Image, 881 × 1376 pixels) - Scaled (72%) Stumbleupon. Stumbleupon. Lifelike Galvanized Wire Animal Sculptures by Kendra Haste. Working only with layers of painted galvanized wire atop steel armature, UK artist Kendra Haste creates faithful reproductions of creatures large and small for both public installations and private collections around the world.
A graduate of the from the Royal College of Art, Haste says she is fascinated by how such a seemingly ordinary medium, chicken wire, is capable of suggesting “the sense of movement and life, of contour and volume, the contrasts of weight and lightness, of solidity and transparency—values that I find in my natural subjects.” She continues about her work with animals: What interests me most about studying animals is identifying the spirit and character of the individual creatures.
I try to create a sense of the living, breathing subject in a static 3D form, attempting to convey the emotional essence without indulging in the sentimental or anthropomorphic. Urban Poetry. Synapticstimuli. 100,000 Stars. Chiara Bautista. These Incredible Paintings Will Both Amaze And Confuse You. Born in 1959 in Toronto , Canada , Artist Rob Gonsales is creating a rare mix of creativity and optical illusions , from amazing transitions from bridges to clouds to caravels , you never know what to expect from his paintings . with his unique perspective and style of magic realism he produces his limited edition prints and illustrations for his own books.
Gonsales started developing an interest in drawing when he was just a child , most of his work back than was from his own imagination and as he got older his technique improved . By the age of twelve he really got into architecture and thats when he learned perspective techniques and started to create his own work of imagined buildings . 31 Quotes That Will Give You Chills. Lapham’s Quarterly. 30 Scientific Facts That Will Blow Your Mind. Quote by Charles bukowski: “there is a place in the heart that will never b...”
This Charming Charlie: Artist Combines Smiths Lyrics And Peanuts Characters In Best Tumblr Ever. At first thought, Charles Schulz's beloved Peanuts comic strip might seem like it has absolutely nothing to do with the equally treasured '80s rock band, The Smiths.
But, after some careful consideration (and a quick listen to "There's A Light That Never Goes Out"), you might come to the same conclusion we did... Charlie Brown and Morrissey are essentially the same person. Don't believe us just yet? That's ok, we have graphic designer Lauren LoPrete to back up our claims. The Oakland-based artist has created a hilarious tribute to the Peanuts/Smiths parallel that combines Morrissey's wise and sullen words with the adorable antics of Charlie Brown and company.
Why do we cry? The three types of tears - Alex Gendler. Check out these microscopic images of tears.
So beautiful! The lacrimal apparatus works to produce tears that are needed to wet the front of the eye and flush debris from the ocular surface. Many animals yelp or cry out when they're in pain. But as far as scientists can tell, we humans seem to be the only species that shed tears for emotional reasons. Why Are Some Cultures More Individualistic Than Others? Photo AMERICANS and Europeans stand out from the rest of the world for our sense of ourselves as individuals.
We like to think of ourselves as unique, autonomous, self-motivated, self-made. As the anthropologist Clifford Geertz observed, this is a peculiar idea. People in the rest of the world are more likely to understand themselves as interwoven with other people — as interdependent, not independent. In such social worlds, your goal is to fit in and adjust yourself to others, not to stand out. Visualizing Satellites and Space Debris. Tl;dr: if you're looking for a pretty widget showing positions of satellites and space junk, go here.
Motivation On Friday, I read an article about an artist named Michael Najjar who's hoping to go into space on SpaceShipTwo in 2014. One of the pieces of art featured in that article was a visualization that looked pretty cool of the space debris encircling the planet. "Space debris" typically refers to pieces of defunct spacecraft (used-up rocket stages, dead satellites, etc.) floating above the earth.
The Real You - Alan Watts. Immortal Game. Game animation General description Checkmate of the Immortal Game Adolf Anderssen was one of the strongest players of his time, and many consider him to have been the world's strongest player after his victory in the London 1851 chess tournament.
Lionel Kieseritzky lived in France much of his life, where he gave chess lessons, and played games for five francs an hour at the Café de la Régence in Paris. Kieseritzky was well known for being able to beat lesser players despite handicapping himself—for example, by playing without his queen. Played between the two great players at the Simpson's-in-the-Strand Divan in London, the Immortal Game was an informal one, played during a break in a formal tournament. Some published versions of the game have errors, as described in the annotations. Annotated game I think I have this syndrome where I like art better than real life. 10 Cool Painting Hacks - Painters of LouisvillePainters of Louisville.
After surfing the web I came across some really creative ideas for painting in your house: walls, floors, furniture, etc.
I live under the mentality that if you don’t like something change it, and if you can’t afford it, make it. 30 Challenges for 30 Days. Did you know that it takes 30 days to form a new habit? The first few days are similar as to how you would imagine the birth of a new river. Full of enthusiasm it gushes forth, only to be met by strong obstacles. The path is not clear yet, and your surroundings don’t agree. America's Forgotten Pin-Up Girl. Word of the day: Zaftig /zäftig/ adjective: (of a woman) Having a full, rounded figure; plump. Meet Hilda, the creation of illustrator Duane Bryers and pin-up art’s best kept secret. Voluptuous in all the right places, a little clumsy but not at all shy about her figure, Hilda was one of the only atypical plus-sized pin-up queens to grace the pages of American calendars from the 1950s up until the early 1980s, and achieved moderate notoriety in the 1960s.
“She’s a creation out of my head. I had various models over the years, but some of my best Hilda paintings I’ve ever done were done without a model,” veteran artist Duane told the online pin-up gallery Toil, Photoshop? NO. These Are Real Animals. Katerina Plotnikova did something extremely amazing! She used no photoshop! Disturbing (But Amazing) Pictures Expose The Absurdities Of Modern Culture *Warning: Graphic Images* One of my first thoughts after coming across these illustrations was, “How have I never seen this artist’s work before?” , because they are freaking amazing. Too few artists today have the courage to tackle important social commentaries with their art. But Spanish artist Luis Quiles has undoubtedly broken this mold with his series of illustrations that depict some relevant and unfortunate realities of our world today. Through his art, Quiles challenges a wide range of controversial issues ranging from over-the-counter drug addiction, censorship, and corruption, to sexism, violence, child abuse, and most pertinent of all, our cultural social-media-crazed obsession.
There is something raw and hauntingly telling about the commentaries being expressed through each illustration, perhaps in part due to the apparent truth that exists in the messages. Ephemeral Portraits Cut from Layers of Wire Mesh by Seung Mo Park. Using a process that could be the new definition of meticulous, Korean sculptor Seung Mo Park creates giant ephemeral portraits by cutting layer after layer of wire mesh. Each work begins with a photograph which is superimposed over layers of wire with a projector, then using a subtractive technique Park slowly snips away areas of mesh. Each piece is several inches thick as each plane that forms the final image is spaced a few finger widths apart, giving the portraits a certain depth and dimensionality that’s hard to convey in a photograph, but this video on YouTube shows it pretty well. 100 Words #374 - 10 Delicious Poetry Readings. John Templeton Foundation : Does the Universe Have a Purpose?
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Stunning Examples of Recycled Art. Review: Memoirs of the Master Forger by William Heaney. Osamu tezuka. Ueshiba.