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Ten Stone Tea was a bit of an adventure for me. I had been feeling artistically weighed down with a seemingly endless parade of freelance jobs not to mention my full time, nine to five job. After I finally got a little bit of time for myself I decided that to keep myself fresh and to recharge my batteries I would do a painting just for me. This is the result.
The old method These instructions can be followed with pencil and paper or using any computer based drawing or drafting program. I have used Corel Draw, Adobe Illustrator, and AutoDesk AutoCad for various projects, but my favorite is Corel Draw. In the tutorial below I show the method that I use in Corel Draw; however, I have deliberately left out program-specific instructions. I did this to make the instructions more broadly applicable to work with as many drawing and CAD programs as possible.
Here I’ll show you how to make a paper cup that can hold pencils, pens and other office supplies. I’m going to turn this 9X9 square into a water bomb base. First we’ll fold in half to make a triangle. Give it a nice crease and then unfold.
first image 'cubs' by oleg dou all images courtesy oleg dou (above) 'fawn', 2009 130x89cm/180x123cm/260x178cm C-print under diasec. image © oleg dou a modern interpretation of an old practice, 'cubs' by moscow-based photographer oleg dou is a series of images that draw from the aesthetic and ambience of child funeral portraits. utilizing a muted palette with a stark backdrop, the porcelain-like subjects are morphed to display discerning features of various animals, such as a set of slender antlers for 'fawn' and perked-up ears in 'rabbit'. the result is a whimsical collection of portraits that play into the innocent adolescence of the characters while still maintaining an eery sense of death and mortality.
The Chase : Alaskan Brown Bear and Red Fox - Katmai National Park - Alaska : Nate Zeman - Fine Art Nature PhotographyAn Alaskan brown bear chases a red fox across the mud at low tide. The bear was in a very playful mood and seemed intent on harassing the fox, who wanted nothing to do with it. | Exclusive Limited Edition of Two Hundred and Fifty | Limited Edition Prints Available: All limited edition fine art prints are meticulously produced by master printers on the best papers available. Each print will be inspected and then signed and issued an edition number by the artist.
What is important to you 2011-ongoing It’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day and forget what really matters to you. After I lost someone I loved very much, I thought about death a lot. This helped clarify my life, the people I want to be with, and the things I want to do, but I struggled to maintain perspective. I wondered if other people felt the same way.