The Illustration & Design World of Zach Johnsen. Still Life Still Alive. Home » Inspiring Artists, Inspiring Projects 1 November 201060 Comments Alexa Meade is a 23 year old D.C. based artist who is developing an aesthetic that is playfully and skillfully combing paint, portraiture, photography and performance.
The finalized work is one that is beautifully engaging, temporary and colorfully alive. The initial experience feels a touch kitchy with it’s aesthetic trickery but once past understanding the illusion the work is quite alluring. Make sure you check out the video that illustrates the painting process and how the personality and background of the model is integrated into the creative process. Main.php (1400×719) Awesome Dad Draws Cartoons on Lunch Bags for His Kids (34 Pics. Broken CDs Transformed Into Iridescent Animal Sculptures. With most of our music now in a digital format, neatly contained on our mobile phones and iPods, many of us have no doubt got lots of old CDs stacked up in garages, waiting to become miniature frisbees or coffee coasters or museum relics from a bygone era.
But rather than letting them lie there in their boxes, unloved and gathering dust, why not put them to good use by smashing them up and turning them into attractive animal sculptures? Artist Sean Avery has done exactly that and created a series of sculptures—from bears to peregrine falcons and even the Loch Ness monster—using the reflective splinters of what was once, possibly, a cherished music collection. It’s not the first time we’ve seen artworks created from dead (well, dead-ish) media. Previously enterprising artists have repurposed floppy disks and cassette tapes to create portraits and iconic album covers. It’s good to know we can find new uses for all these hunks of once beloved plastic.
[via Colossal] Everyday Objects Under Electron Microscope. <div style="display:none"><img src=" ID>&oid=<Offer ID>" /></div> EgoTV 25 Everyday Objects Under an Electron Microscope digg March 13, 2012 at 5:24 am You come into contact with millions of different objects every day.
Many of those everyday objects are so small that you don’t even realize you’re interacting with them, but when we look at the world around us on a microscopic level, a whole new universe reveals itself. Fortunately, the photos in this gallery were taken using an electron microscope, which is the most powerful microscope known to man, and with it we can see everyday objects in a way we’ve never seen them before. Most Popular Today WTF Photo of the Day More Photos What’s Trending Now! Friends TruTV Maxim Magazine Uproxx © Hutch Media.
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