Beautiful Hand Drawn Typography - Smashing Magazine. 50 Extremely Awesome Examples of Typography. This time we’re gonna show you some truly inspiring works with text, also referred to as typography. This can be used many places; in magazines, advertisements, websites, logos and more. These great pieces will show you that there are no boundaries and that you can make almost anything with text if you have a good portion of creativity and talent. Typography can in todays terms be so much more than what you find in a book or magazine. It’s turned into a very inspiring form of art, and there are many great pieces out there. Many times they can be mixed with either other graphical elements or some sort of poem or saying. 50 Fantastically Clever Logos. I know everybody and their brother does logo roundups so you’re probably sick of them, but I don’t believe I’ve ever done one and there is a particularly impressive brand of logo design that I wanted to point out.
Rolling through the Bay by Scott Weaver. This might just be the most ingenious sculpture ever created.
Scott Weaver's Rolling through the Bay sculpture of San Francisco is not just a sculpture made of 100k toothpicks, it is also a kinetic sculpture that gives you multiple tours of San Francisco via different paths in the sculpure. Using ping pong balls as your tour guides, you can see various landmarks, neighbords, historic locations, and iconic symbols of the Bay Area.This amazing sculpture has taken over 3,000 hours in 35 years to create, and is still being built with toothpicks from around the world. Minas Tirith Made From Matchsticks.
Minas Tirith was always the better Minas.
Not because good is better than evil which can actually be debated, and not because it looks cooler, which can also be argued against. But because it’s the capital of Gondor, dude! And you can’t dispute that. For the 3 of you that don’t know what I’m talking about, Minas Tirith is the legendary site of the final battle between the dark forces of Sauron and everyone else in Middle Earth. I’m not gonna say who won, but you’ll probably be happy if you’re a fan of Viggo Mortensen. 8So anyway, just to prove he was a bigger fan of Lord of the Rings than anyone else in the world, a local man from Iowa decided he’d recreate the castle city as it was visualized by Peter Jackson’s theatrical design crew (but not necessarily as staunch Tolkien fans might have done it), and with painstaking detail he came up with this simply amazing piece of work.
His preferred medium is non-sulfur tip matches and uses pliers to crimp the tiny pieces into shape. Sandy Noble’s Polargraph Drawing Machine. I was checking out some photos emerging from this weekend’s Interesting 2011 conference held in London (there was a world record attempt at ping pong ball mouse trap nuclear fission, among other things) when I stumbled onto a portrait of the group’s organizer Russel Davies being drawn with a very strange device.
Deadliest Art Glass in the World. Posted by admin on May 31, 2011 in Crazy Art | 2 comments The Collaborators: University of Bristol virologist Andrew Davidson, glassblowers, Kim George, Brian Jones and Norman Veitch.
Took inspiration from high-resolution electron microscopic images, creating large, painstakingly accurate glass sculptures of viruses and bacteria such as HIV, E. coli, SARS, and H1N1 (Swine flu). Took over 5 years of development and research. Jerram and his collaborators created glass genomes, carefully placing them on tiny pedestals within what would become viral envelopes. They then closed up the tops before adding final touches of spikes and glycoproteins, which were shaped and melted on while keeping the whole work at roughly the same temperature. F E R I C. Rackham Illustrations in The Rhinegold & the Valkyrie. 50 Outstanding Illustration Designs for Your Inspiration.
A great illustration contains a little concept called art.
5 Absolutely Stunning Images of Mount Roraima. Truly Inspired Traditional Black and White Drawings. Many people think that the tradition artwork will die in the time of digital life.
Actually, the digital art is just another trend of the art development through the history. Unlike the digital computer arts, the traditional pencils and colors give you a physical sense of the artwork that you can touch and walk around. The sculpture is one of the traditional arts’ examples that cannot be replaced with a digital version or digital sculpture. The black and white artwork using the pencils and the charcoal is one of the challenging forms or art that uses only the gray colors to visualize the scene and ideas based on the light and shadows.
Amazing Video Game Inspired Flipbook Animations. Youtube user, BloodyRenegadeX, has made some amazing flipbook animations in the past, but his recent ones have been about Sonic the Hedgehog and Mortal Kombat and we couldn't stop ourselves from posting these.
If you're into creating flipbooks try topping his Sonic the Hedgehog 3 flipbook, it's insane. THE MONSTER OF NIX - A ROSTO A.D FILM. Sintel - Third Open Movie by Blender Foundation.