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Michael Murphy is a Georgia-based artist who creates incredible multilayered sculptures, one of which was created for TIME Magazine for their iPad edition of their annual Person of the Year issue out of cardboard. Murphy designed a huge 8′ X 6′ X 7′ cardboard sculpture of President Barack Obama consisting of 66 hand-cut cardboard plates suspended from above, the sculpture is meant to take on different meaning depending on your vantage point. “Straight on, the shapes are perfectly organized, creating a graphic portrait of Obama as a strong leader,” states Murphy. “As the viewer moves around the sculpture, seeing it and the points of view change, the image of the president becomes distorted and the layers become their own separate pieces. In the distortion, viewers are encouraged to see the red and blue edges of the plates as indications of the electoral divides.
Free Printable Color Wheels can make learning easier and more fun ! Download these three wheel diagrams and print them on your desktop printer. You'll get better results if you can use slightly heavier paper. But it doesn't need to be watercolor paper or anything like that. Here's your chance to have some fun with color.
Part One – Getting Started with Supplies Resin is an amazing medium, affording near endless possibilities for created new designs. There does, however, seem to be a blatantly large void in the realms of Internet information on the subject.
How many of you have come out of an interview thinking you wish you’d done something differently? Maybe something you said came out wrong, you forgot to say something you meant to say, or you saw the “weird” look your shoes got. AOL Jobs writer David Schepp shared an infographic about what job seekers wished they had known before their job interview, based on a survey of 2,000 bosses (see here for his full analysis of the infographic). Take this information and use it for your next interview and you’ll come out satisfied in your performance. Here are some highlights:
May 4th, 2010 · 48 Comments · Bread , COOK , MENU My love for flour tortillas goes way back. I have great memories of watching my grandmother and great-grandmother make huge batches of tortillas and cook them on an old wood-burning stove.
Start improving your low-light photography today with our latest photography cheat sheet . Our new cheat sheet is a handy night photography exposure guide with suggested shutter speed times for a range of subjects you’re likely to shoot at the ISO settings you’re likely to use. Most photographers see the setting of the sun as the end of their photographic day, but nothing could be further from the truth. As day fades to night, our towns and cities are transformed into a glittering spectacle.
<img src="http://s3.amazonaws.com/manmadediy-uploads-production/photos/14288/penny-desk-1_large.jpg" height="445" alt="created at: 02/16/2012" width="325"/> I've long admired this floor tiled with pennies , and prayed for the guts to create a similar installation in my house. First step: save some pennies.
Fourteen years ago, Eric and I bought our house not knowing how little storage there really was or how many toys two children could possibly accumulate. Oh lordy, do we have toys! So when I mentioned building some cabinets in our basement to contain all the Nerf guns, Transformers, Legos and Fisher Price toys, Eric replied with a giant "YAWN."
Shopping List Canvas 2 packs of tall lighted branches Bundle of sticks Bag of moss Green canvas paint Canvas Molding Paste 16oz Paste spatula Paint brush E6000 glue Tools Needed Staple gun Instructions Start by mixing molding paste with green paint.
Happy Monday everyone! Every morning this week, I’ll be running a series of guests posts about different printing methods – so if you’ve ever wondered why certain printing methods are best for certain kinds of designs (or cost more than others), this is for you! You can read the previous installments covering digital printing , engraving , screen printing , letterpress printing with antique type , and foil stamping all right here . Today we have the talented Katharine Watson stopping by to tell us about one of the oldest printing methods – a technique known as block printing. <img title="Printing-Methods-Block-Printing-Katharine-Watson1" src="http://ohsobeautifulpaper.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Printing-Methods-Block-Printing-Katharine-Watson1-550x401.jpg" alt="Printing Methods Block Printing Katharine Watson1 550x401 The Printing Process: Block Printing" width="550" height="401" /> What is Block Printing?
It is easy to etch your own designs into metal for jewelry. This tutorial will teach you how! (Check out our etching kit too!) Rubber stamp designs etched into brass sheet metal. Before you begin, please read the safety considerations for etching metal with chemicals blog post.
So, you've met the girl of your dreams, and now you want to give her a beautiful ring as lasting symbol of your love. Trouble is, you can't afford a fancy designer ring, and the ones you can afford are mass produced, studded with conflict diamonds, and polished in a sweatshop for your consumer pleasure. None of which attributes are terribly appropriate for lasting symbols of affection. Probably right up there with a flaming bag of poo. So what's a young rogue to do?
It might be commonplace to say food is an art form, but some take the saying more literally than others. And food doesn't get much more artistic -- visually, at least -- than when it's in Bento form. A Japanese technique dating back to the 16th century, Bento is undergoing a resurgence in the age of Flickr and Facebook as chefs around the world show off their artistic skills. We've collected some of the niftiest Bento boxes floating around the ... more It might be commonplace to say food is an art form, but some take the saying more literally than others. And food doesn't get much more artistic -- visually, at least -- than when it's in Bento form.
The image projected on the screen in the front of the classroom is Magritte's painting of a pipe, including the words, "Ceci n'est pas une pipe." (1) I ask the students to each briefly make a guess why they think Magritte wrote that, since the painting is obviously a pipe. Some volunteers share their guesses with the class. One student nails it. "It's not a pipe; it's a drawing of a pipe!" "Good, so what does this have to do with politics, advertising, and the media?"
L’artista spagnolo Lorenzo Duran si avvale delle foglie come tela per le sue incisioni. Dopo il lavaggio e l’essiccazione, rimuove con precisione chirurgica ed estrema cura i segmenti in eccesso, usando una tecnica simile a quella del tradizionale paper cutting . Quest’ultimo passo è ovviamente il più difficile vista la fragilità del materiale scelto, il risultatò di questo processo è una serie di affascinanti disegni geometrici incredibilmente belli e dilicati.