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It would be hard to tell from these strikingly detailed animals but artist Iain Macarthur got his start drawing cartoon characters. Now he carries his sketchbook on the bus, to the cafe and everywhere else as he includes more realism and in this case pattern in his illustrations. See more of his animals (and even some cartoons) at iainmacarthur.carbonmade.com. See Also INCREDIBLE 3D ILLUSTRATIONS JUMP OUT OF THE SKETCHBOOK Via: hypemuch.com Known in some circles as the most amazing man in the universe, he once saved an entire family of muskrats from a sinking, fire engulfed steamboat while recovering from two broken arms relating to a botched no-chute wingsuit landing in North Korea. Promoted Content

Netflix Envelope Doodles Admit it, you've done it. You've taken a Sharpie to a Netflix envelope and doodled the heck out of it. Not just once, but a multitude of times. You've then imagined the expression of the postal worker as the envelope passed through their hands, all with a wide grin on your face. Above drawn by jovino. From around the web: Above by: jovino Above by: Kill Taupe Above by: {heart} Above by: Garrett Miller Above by: Hugo Seijas Above by: okat Above by: maddieb Above by: Scott Snowden Above by: Sherry Thurner Above by: Joe Justus Above by: Ryan Bucher Above by: Marsha Baker Above by: Audrey Coleman Above by: Lain 3 Above by: Saybel Guzman Above by: Jonathan Palmisano Above by: Julie Zarate We've received so much love for the Netflix post, that we've dedicated an entire mini-site to it.

Mark Jenkins // Glazed Paradise Besançon Rome Rio de Janeiro Tudela London Dublin Moscow Winston-Salem Seoul Royan Bordeaux Puerto del Rosario Barcelona Malmö Washington DC Washington, DC 'Look into my eyes... you're not feeling sleepy': Scientists discover why some people just can't be hypnotised Those with a high attention span do better But people with precise habits and a judgmental nature tend to struggle By Anna Hodgekiss Published: 11:13 GMT, 5 October 2012 | Updated: 01:22 GMT, 9 October 2012 It is certainly one of the more mysterious medical treatments. But one question has always remained: why can some people be hypnotised and others can’t? The answer, it seems, may well lie with our decision-making ability. Scientists at Stanford University in the U.S. have discovered that people susceptible to hypnosis find it easier to make decisions and have better attention spans. Scroll down for video Quick thinkers: People who are easily hypnotised are better at decision making and concentrating On the other hand, those who are precise in their habits and make judgements quickly are less likely to succumb. The study was published in the October issue of Archives of General Psychiatry. It has been used to help manage pain, control anxiety and combat phobias. In everyday life, says Dr.

Anka Zhuravleva | Designcollector™ Moscow raised and StPete based awesome artist and photographer Anka Zhuravleva invites you to be mesmerized by her latest photo-artwork series “Distorted Gravity”. Anka-Zhuravleva.com Artist Takes Every Drug Known to Man, Draws Self Portraits After Each Use This is all kinds of cool, and everything your mother told you not to do. Bryan Lewis Saunders is an artist from Washington D.C., not just any artist though. Saunders prefers to take a more unconventional approach to his artwork. Arguably his most interesting project, entitled DRUGS is described as follows: Below, you can view a collection of portraits Saunders drew while under the influence of various substances ranging from cocaine, to marijuana, to DMT. Abilify / Xanax / Ativan 90mg Abilify 1 sm Glass of “real” Absinth 10mg Adderall 10mg Ambien Bath Salts 15mg Buspar (snorted) 4 Butalbitals Butane Honey Oil 250mg Cephalexin 1/2 gram Cocaine Computer Duster (2 squirts) 2 bottles of Cough Syrup 1 “Bump” of Crystalmeth 4mg Dilaudid 1 shot of Dilaudid / 3 shots of Morphine 60mg Geodon Hash Huffing Gas Huffing Lighter Fluid 7.5mg Hydrocodone / 7.5mg Oxycodone / 3mg Xanax 3mg Klonopin 10mg Loritab Marijuana (Kine Bud) G13 Marijuana Morphine IV Psilocybin Mushrooms (2 caps onset) 2mg Nicotine Gum Nitrous Oxide 2mg Xanax

The Coolest Elevator in New York Last week, I was scouting office space in a building in Queens. My guide brought me to this totally unassuming elevator: Really, I have to show you this as I encountered it: WOW. Here’s a full panorama looking toward the rear of the elevator (that’s a railing beneath the mirror)… …and a reverse pan showing the front: Lining the ceiling are these great monster heads made out of mechanical bits… Each is poking through its own hole: More characters, including a king: Another character: The elevator is a last remnant from when the former Macy’s warehouse building catered to a more artsy clientele. Best of all, there’s a cool fish-eye mirror at one end, which makes it look like you’re leaning out of some parallel dimension: I’m a big fan of anything that makes my day a little more surreal, and this is the last thing I was expecting on the other side of those bland white elevator doors. Not sure if this hand is causing the accident or saving it…

What I made Mummy: “Hey! Watch where you put those!” Frankenstein: “Hey, that’s my best jacket!” Here’s two seasonally spooky Halloween cutouts to end my short break from blogging. Oh, and while you are in the kitchen, how about decorating the fruit bowl with some yucky bugs made from recycled materials? How to make your own spooky Halloween cutouts for your kitchen knife block These spooky Halloween cutouts are very easy to make, but if you’d like to use my artwork you can download it below. Download printables and instructions› Includes: 1) Colour versions of the Mummy and Frankenstein artwork488 downloads so far, thanks everyone! [display_adsense ad_type="300x250"] The ‘craft’ blogging community is a very generous one. So, with that in mind I’d like to give Mini-eco a big shout out.

Lackadaisy Expressions Boy, I didn't know what I was getting myself into when I started this. I've had requests for some sort of expressions tutorial dating back a while now, so I figured, "Sure! I can explain expression drawing...and it'll be way better than all those tutorials out there that are nothing but charts of generic expressions. Um. Anyway, I found all I could really do was try to explain ways to teach yourself...and then add some pictures. Pictures of Moments Speak More than Thousand Words...... Picture can speak thousands of words. Random pictures of insignificant moments always been the most important and most valuable. Photographers and painters beautifully imprint huge number of events, objects and types. Some do it by accident on the momentary desire. 1. Photographer – Zilvinas Valeika 2. 3. One of the best photos on the version of Red Bull Illume 2010. 4. Little boy is going to ask Santa for his father returns from Iraq. 5. Photographer – Roman Balaev. 6. 7. 8. This picture consists 365 photographs that were made by each day from the same place. via 9. 10. 11. Photographer – Julia Kurbatova. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. Photos of children’s choir from North Korea. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. The celebration of March 8 in Belgrade. 32. 33. “My 3-year-old son Charlie, – said by the author of the photo Blake Zickefoose, Kid love his friend caterpillar. 34. 35. 36.

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