I have been messing around with paper mache for over 50 years and up until a few months ago I always came back to the easiest paper mache recipes, using plain old white flour and water paste with torn strips of newspaper. Now, however, I have abandoned the traditional layered paper process and use my new paper mache clay recipeÂ and/or the even newer silky-smooth air-dry clay recipe for most my sculptures. However, for younger artists or for those who really don’t want to make the trip to the hardware store, these following recipes work just fine, and most of the tutorials on this site would work using these traditional paper mache recipes. Paper Mache Paste Recipes: Paper Mache Recipe #1 White flour and water make a remarkably strong paste.
Boiled Flour and Water Paste: Raw Flour and Water Paste: How Real Is Breaking Bad - Lessons from an Ex Drug Kingpin. Breaking Bad's bloody blend of Bunsen burners and broken bodies has already won it critical acclaim and a committed fan base, but what we wanted to know is if the series, finishing its run in a few short weeks, has also managed to remain true to its depiction of the drug trade.
To find out, we decided to talk to a former drug kingpin. Cavario H. describes himself as a third-generation hustler and gangster. Growing up in New York City in the seventies, he had a front-row seat as heroin and crack took over the city's streets. In 1980, he made his own entry into the business, starting a crack distribution network that eventually stretched from Bridgeport, Connecticut, to Charlotte, North Carolina. In 1997, he left the life to become a writer and publisher, founding Don Diva magazine and, later, becoming senior editor of Hip Hop Weekly. ESQUIRE.COM: Was there anything in Breaking Bad that struck you as being especially realistic? Helvetica: How did one typeface conquer the world? 28 February 2014Last updated at 20:17 ET Magazine Monitor A collection of cultural artefacts Mike Parker who helped popularise Helvetica died this week.
You won't find a graphic designer who isn't familiar with the typeface (released in 1957 under its original name Neue Haas Grotesk). But Helvetica is one of the most well known typefaces among non-designers, too. Why is that asks graphic designer David Airey. Many people attribute its popularity to Apple, and Steve Jobs' decision to incorporate Helvetica into the Apple operating system. Swiss designers Emil Ruder (1914-1970) and Armin Hofmann (born 1920) were on the faculty at the Basel School of Design, and it was their teachings that gave rise to the Swiss Style of design during the 1950s and 60s. Not long after Helvetica's release, students from the Basel School of Design spread the typeface's merits to the US when they returned to Yale and other American schools (Mike Parker graduated from Yale with a Masters in design). CGSociety Articles.url. Futuristic-airships-built-north-134844914.html.url.
A British manufacturer hopes to build a fleet of airships for Yellowknife’s Discovery Air to supply remote communities and enterprises in the North, the two companies say.
The futuristic giant blimps from Hybrid Air Vehicles would cost $40 million each, Discovery Air Innovations, a Quebec-based subsidiary of Discovery Air, announced after signing a tentative deal with HAV. The aircraft use a mix of non-flammable helium and air power to fly and can land on almost any surface, HAV says on its website. They'll be able to carry up to 50 tonnes of cargo to mining camps and remote communities, HAV says. Stuart Russell, the vice-president of a Yellowknife mining logistics company, suggests northern transportation is a challenge just waiting for solutions. "It's a huge logistical challenge when the ice roads fail,” he told CBC News.
Hybrid Air Vehicles and Discovery Air Innovations are working together to design the airship for the North and get it through the certification process. Flatrock nz. Everything2. Subterranean History: Beautiful Abandoned NYC Subway Station. Subterranean History: Beautiful Abandoned NYC Subway Station Article by Delana, filed under Abandoned Places in the Architecture category.
As all urban exploration enthusiasts know, there are hidden wonders all around us – particularly in rich metropolitan landscapes like New York City. The City Hall subway stop is well-known to NYC history buffs, but until now it hasn’t been easy to catch a glimpse of this unique bit of New York. Recently, a change in Transit Authority rules have made it possible for anyone to see the long-abandoned station – as long as you don’t mind seeing it from a moving train.
The City Hall station was meant to be the crown jewel in the city’s new subway system. Using an unusually luxurious style of architecture along with colored glass tilework, beautiful skylights and dignified brass chandeliers, the station was undoubtedly unique. By 1945, only around 600 people per day were being served by the elegantly appointed station.