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And of course we're not the only ones who do this sort of article either; it's a proven popular format. But this year, we thought we'd mix things up a little bit. Rather than just focusing on what's services are popular, or which web apps will make you the most productive, we wanted to take a look at what's fun on the Internet. In that spirit, our February cover feature is going to be 100 Websites You Need to Visit Before You Die. These are sites that will either entertain you, educate you, or just plain blow your mind.
So today we've got the first 50 of our 100 Websites You Need to See Before You Die. So, without further ado, here's the list: We Choose the Moon Its name taken from John F. Hotel 626 One thing though: you can only play the game at night. Top Documentary Films. Free Documentary Videos Online. 20 Must-See Business TED Talks. Don Tapscott: Four principles for the open world. Frank Warren: Half a million secrets. Brené Brown: The power of vulnerability. Art Installations. Inspirational Hand Painted Body Art. Unusual instrument. Thousands of Plastic Figures Hold Up the Floor.
One of the most exciting contemporary artists of our time, Korean Do Ho Suh, created this large sculptural installation that doesn't look like much until you come closer.
Glass plates rest on thousands of multicolored miniature plastic figures who are crowded together with their heads and arms turned skyward. Together, they are holding the weight of the individual visitor who steps onto the floor. Currently showing at Lehmann Maupin's pop-up gallery at the Singapore Tyler Print Institute (STPI), Floor is one of those installations that's wonderfully thought-provoking. The figures represent the diverse and anonymous masses of people who support and/or resist the symbolic floor. Leaf Cut Art by Lorenzo Durán. Stunning 18th century cabinet. Swarms, Flocks & Herds: Installations by Kristi Malakoff. I’m really enjoying these large-scale installations of animals and insects by Canadian visual artist Kristi Malakoff.
Second Skins: Fashionably Dressed Animals Photographed by Miguel Vallinas. When first encountering this body of photographs Madrid-based advertising and industrial photographer Miguel Vallinas it’s easy to view it as a familiar “animals dressed as people” project. But as you look closer you realize it’s quite a bit more than that. Aside from the solid retouching, lighting and overall execution, Vallinas took this anthropomorphic project a bit further and imagined what the fully-realized wardrobe of each animal might look like if it were wearing human clothes. Titled Segundas Pieles (Second Skins), the ongoing series includes some 50+ animals whose personalities seem to be perfectly amplified by their pitch-perfect attire, making the portaits just a bit more human than animal.
I’m pretty sure the hipster bird in the cardigan works at a coffee shop by my house. The work is a sister project to another series called simply Pieles where the photographer portrays himself in a wide range of professions. FIRST KISS. Incredible Body Art Illusions by Johannes Stoetter. EmailEmail No, this is not a frog in the first picture!
If you look more closely, you’ll see that there are actually five live and breathing models. Meet Johannes Stotter, an internationally acknowledged body painter who can turn his models into vegetables, fruits, animals and similar objects. Inspired by nature, his works take up to 5 months of planning and 8 hours to complete, and Johannes’ attention to detail really makes your jaw drop – especially the frog! Make-upfanaat (18) toont fraaie transformaties. 40 Hyper Realistic Artworks You Won’t Believe Are Not Photographs. Tags: Diego Fazio, drawing, Erich Christensen, Franco Clun, Gregory Thielker, Hyper Realistic, hyper realistic drawings, hyper realistic paintings, Hyperrealism, Hyperrealistic, hyperrealistic art, Jason de Graaf, Juan Francisco Casas, Keng Lye, Lynch-Smith, Omar Ortiz, painting, Paul Cadden, paul lung, Pedro Campos, photorealism, realistic drawings, realistic paintings, Riusuke Fukahori, Roberto Bernardi, Robin Eley, Ron Mueck, Samuel Silva, Steve Mills, Teresa Elliott Possibly related articles:
New 3D Latte Artworks by Kazuki Yamamoto. EmailEmail Osaka-based artist Kazuki Yamamoto offers you to take a little sip some of his art along with your latte: his 3D coffee foam sculptures made the guy famous worldwide in no time.
After we first featured Kazuki and his 3D latte art, the artist presented some new an even more impressive sculptures: the one that got the most buzz, however, is the amazing melting clock, inspired by Salvador Dali’s painting The Persistence of Memory. Kazuki’s first audience were the visitors of the Cafe10g in Osaka, where he worked, but after the international recognition the artist says he dreams of opening his own cafe in Tokyo. Can’t wait to see the menu! Website: twitter. Kris Kuksi. Artist Covers an Entire Kitchen With Millions of Glass Beads. EmailEmail What you’ll see in the pictures below is actually a real life-size kitchen, only it’s covered entirely in millions of glass beads.
American artist Liza Lou spent 5 years creating this Kitchen and Backyard installation, placing every single bead separately with tweezers. When she was done, even the tiniest piece in the kitchen was given a shiny bead surface. Amazing 3D paintings by Riusuke Fukahori. Stunning Make Up Art by Vadim Andreev. EmailEmail By using only cosmetics, Russian make up artist Vadim Andreev transforms ordinary women into fabulous cover girls and everyday joes into hot studs.
The skillful artist manages to take away several years, any signs of fatigue, and just anything that you always wanted to hide. Incredibly Realistic Sculptures by Adam Beane. Adam Beane is quite unique sculptor.
Since beginning sculpting in 2002 he is known for dynamic compositions, action poses, nuanced drapery work and his ability to capture likenesses with expressions. For the work he uses CX5, a tremendously versatile material he developed which handles like clay when warm but is hard as plastic when cool. In this collection you will find mini copies of famous people and will be surprised how unbelievable realistic they look. Many of them were made for toys companies and may be you could find beautiful works of Adam Beane in supermarkets. A 1:60-Scale Boeing 777 Built Entirely from Paper Manilla Folders by Luca Iaconi-Stewart. Inspired by high school architecture class where he was assigned to create simple paper models using cut paper manilla folders, San Francisco-based designer Luca Iaconi-Stewart went home to begin construction on an extremely ambitious project: a 1:60 scale reproduction of a Boeing 777 using some of the techniques he learned in class.
That was in 2008, when Iaconi-Stewart was just a junior in high school. Unbelievably, the project continues five years later as he works on and off to perfect every aspect of the plane. Relying on detailed schematics of an Air India 777-300ER he found online, he recreates the digital drawings in Adobe Illustrator and then prints them directly onto the paper manilla folders. But everything has to be perfect. Time Lapse: A 3D Paper Artwork. Wire Trees by Kevin Iris. In his early 20s, Wisconsin artist Kevin Iris became obsessed with growing small bonsai trees and over time he amassed a miniature forest of over 20 trees in his home. One aspect of shaping bonsai trees is learning how to properly “train” the branches to grow in a certain direction.
This is often accomplished by using stiff wires wrapped around the branches to slowly guide them in the right direction. At one point Iris had a particularly stubborn tree nearly encased in wire when he suddenly he could make things a lot easier for himself by removing the tree completely. Top 20 Articles / All Time. We’ve run the numbers and these are the top articles ever to appear on Colossal.
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