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The Bottled Smoke Art of Jim Dingilian. Jim Dingilian is one of those rare artists who stretch the limits of creativity with their amazing creations.

The Bottled Smoke Art of Jim Dingilian

He uses candle smoke to paint picture-perfect images on the inside of empty bottles. “The miniature scenes I depict are of locations on the edge of suburbia which seem mysterious or even slightly menacing despite their commonplace nature. Seconds Of Beauty - 1st round compilation. The image of Paris. Cleaning up in the Louvre Among the several photographers capturing the accident at Gare Montparnasse, Henri Roger-Viollet (1869-1946), with whose photo we started the previous post, was certainly the most renowned and most refined one.

The image of Paris

Born in a distinguished Paris family, he belonged together with his elder brother Ernest Roger among the age’s most prominent and prolific inventors. Their names were mentioned together with the Lumière and Nobel brothers, and Henri Roger – who also took up his wife’s name on his marriage – was a highly estimated astronomer as well. But photography was also among his many passions. Sand Man - The Sand Art of Peter. Unbelievably Cool - Swedish Subway System photos images stock.

Ingrid Dabringer's Map Paintings: Finding Whimsy in Geography. By Maria Popova What Manhattan’s biceps have to do with Austrian ballet, bird migrations and flamenco.

Ingrid Dabringer's Map Paintings: Finding Whimsy in Geography

As a hopeless lover of maps, creative cartography and, especially, maps as art, I was utterly enchanted by the work of mixed-media visual artist Ingrid Dabringer, who uses acrylic paint to draw — or, more precisely, find — extraordinary, playful characters and vignettes in ordinary maps. I like to elevate the mundane. The Mundane is so saturated with meaning if we just take an extra second to dwell on it. The Mundane is saturated with symbolism.” ~ Ingrid Dabringer Manitoulin New York City Subway. Don Hong-Oai Takes Photographs That Look Like Traditional Chinese Paintings. Using a style known as pictorialism, Chinese artist Dong Honh-Oai was able to create a series of amazing photographs that look like Chinese traditional paintings.

Don Hong-Oai Takes Photographs That Look Like Traditional Chinese Paintings

Born in 1929, in Guangzhou, China’s Guangdong province, Dong Hong-Oai left his home country when he was just 7, after the sudden death of his parents. The youngest of 24 siblings, he was sent to live within the Chinese community of Saigon, Vietnam. There he became an apprentice at a photography studio owned by Chinese immigrants and learned the basics of photography. This magnetic typography by Dominic Le-Hair is a. Iceland in the Midnight Sun. Alexdipple: Dots 6 2011. The Chemistry of Oil Painting on Symbiartic. Artist and illustrator Glenton Mellow, who writes the Flying Trilobite blog, also co-authors a new blog for Scientific American called Symbiartic, along with scientific illustrator Kalliopi Monoyios.

The Chemistry of Oil Painting on Symbiartic

The tagline for Symbiartic is “The art of science and the science of art”, and topics range freely across that nebulous and fascinating intersection. Watermelon Special Fruitcarving, Gallery. Wonderfully Creepy Sculptures Carved From Bananas. Untitled. Double Dahl (2007) Plywood, ink, acrylic paint 22 x 53 x 16 inches RGB Ibex (2009) Balsa wood, ink, acrylic paint 41 x 28 x 16.5 inches Schrödinger's Hat (2009) Bass wood, ink, gauche, acrylic paint, felt fedora 10 inch diameter x 22 inches Game (2006)Plywood48 x 72 x 48 inches.


A very controlled chaos. A tornado has scrambled the contents of a small town square, leaving upturned automobiles, lopsided telephone poles and a confused cow planted smack in the middle of very unfamiliar patch of grass.

A very controlled chaos

Cracked yellow instrument panels, rusty dials and broken gauges are all that remain of a nuclear power plant control room, devoid of human presence in the aftermath of a meltdown. A glowing orange fire blazes through jagged black trees, rushing in a fury towards a tiny aluminum camper, its inhabitants ignorant of the impending danger.

No, these bizarre scenarios are not plucked from obscure science fiction novels, surrealist dystopias or old folk tales; they are grounded quite solidly in the real world. Except that world is three feet tall. Chewing gum artist: Painting miniature masterpieces. Cocktail Party Physics: i am a camera. It's Halloween!

Cocktail Party Physics: i am a camera

Pinhole photography by Justin Quinnell. When Graphic Artists Get Bored. VIDEO: Banksy's Opening For The Simpsons (Which He Storyboarded and Directed) National Portrait Gallery, London. Six ways that artists hack your brain. Brain-hacking art: Pictures that turn inside out - life - 24 September 2010. Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History.

Choi + Shine Architects - The Land of Giants - Icelandic High-Voltage Electrical Pylon Competition - Honorable Mention. Westworld_ver2.jpg (JPEG Image, 300×460 pixels) Photography, Pictures, Galleries, Wallpapers, Photo Tips - National Geographic. F**kART: The Complete Series… possibly. “Evil Dave” came from a well known web pic of David Cameron.

F**kART: The Complete Series… possibly

Using my new *Painting by Numbers* technique; reducing tone and shape to essential colour blocks – I can knock these out quickly enough to stop me getting bored. When I was in my early twenties one of my nicknames was ‘Risotto’ – ready in 20 minutes. I tend to favour paintings or drawings which can be done quickly. I blame all forms of government, modern technology and an inbuilt, but very British, tendency for shallowness and ephemera!

The split down the middle reflects my view that Cameron is, actually, a rather nice chap and a true liberal; but has to play Tory and do the business because he just happens to be our prime minister and leading a party, whose members, some of them, judging by their comments on blogs and other media, are orf the bleeding wall when it comes to humanity and caring for the interests of the wider community. Having a glass or two and doing a bit on nonsense art (mixed media these days!) The art of sharpening pencils. By Matthew James Taylor on 8 October 2007 Welcome to the world of pencil sharpening - this may sound like a dull topic but there is actually a lot more to it than you think.

The art of sharpening pencils

There are a number of different sharpening styles and methods; all good artists should know them. The trick is using the right one at the right time. Sharpening styles There are four main points to select from; the one you choose will depend on the type of pencil you use, and the style of your drawing. The standard point. Faber-Castell: The future of the pencil. Tate Collection: British art and international modern and contemporary art. I can see right through you   this isn't happiness.™ ABOUT ARCHIVE FOLLOW Facebook Twitter Instagram Google+ Ads Via The Deck. Practical architecture: Making life easier.