Apocalyptic Sculptures by Kris Kuksi Kris Kuksi is a 36-year-old sculptor from Missouri, USA. His sculptures are created out of discarded toys, old mechanical parts and other tossed away items. The sheer amount of detail within is work is truly incredible. He is able to create entire worlds that almost appear frozen in time. According to Kuksi’s artist statement, his work is “feeling that he has always belonged to the ‘Old World’. In any case, Kuksi’s mindblowingly detailed toy sculptures remind us that trash and discarded materials can be refashioned into nearly anything we want. Shinybinary - Art and designs of Nik Ainley Scrap Metal Furniture: Incredible Industrial Art & Design Bob Campbell, also known as Stig, as is much a metal sculptor as he is an industrial artist or furniture designer. Using scrap metal parts from cogs and wheels to chains and treads, he crafts recycled one-of pieces and furniture sets that use a creative combination of manufactured pieces and built-from-scratch shapes. He incorporates leather, wood and other industrial materials as needed but metal is always at the core of his work. He has sold his unique metal furniture pieces to all kinds of people through various venues, ranging from high-end luxury retail stores to music festivals, street markets and his own personal private gallery. His work itself is open to interpretation but his unique style and curious material choices certainly set him up to be seen as existing somewhere between traditional arts and crafts and modern mechanical engineering.
Op art Op Art Illusion design works that look like op art. Please note that this page could make you feel sick. "A pulser" The figure appears to scintillate. Moreover, rings of subjective color are observed. Copyright A.Kitaoka 2003 "Mesh spirals" The figure appears to scintillate. "Flemming's rules" Something appears to run in the circular clouds (visual phantoms). "Flip-flop" The figure appears to scintillate. "Falling snow" The figure appears to scintillate. "Op autumn" White patches appear to scintillate. "Rokuyo stars"* *Rokuyo is kind of week made up of 6 days: Sensho, Tomobiki, Sembu, Butsumetsu, Taian and Shakko. Six white circles appear to scintillate. Related reference: scintillating lustre by Pinna, Ehrenstein and Spillmann (2002) rokuyo.cdr (CorelDRAW) "A time tunnel" Color blobs appear to scintillate. "Matataki"* *scintillation Caution!! "A color curtain" Color lines appear to scintillate. "Treasure box" Color squares appear to scintillate. "Jiggle" The surround appears to jiggle and scintillate. "Warp"
It Took 84,000 Pennies, But Michigan Mom's Giant Coin Really Makes Cents Make a penny, leave a penny. That's how one cash-strapped Michigan woman obtained the 84,000 pennies she used to construct a gigantic replica of a 1-cent coin, which won her artistic acclaim and allowed her to share her inspirational story. Wander Martich says she only started building her massive coin after she was forced to pinch pennies when she went through a divorce, lost her home to foreclosure and lost her job in 2006. That's when Martich's daughters -- ages 6 and 9 -- gave their mom the loose change they had been saving in their piggy bank. Martich put her kids' pennies in an empty water jug, which she continued filling with $20 of pennies from each paycheck after she found a job. Last year, the Grand Rapids, Mich., resident decided to use those pennies to make some real change. "Art was the only way I could tell a mass of people my story," Martich said in a statement through Ripley's Believe It or Not, which acquired her huge coin. Wander Martich
15 Coolest Photos You Won't Believe Are Not Photoshopped Dean Potter's most recent solo walk at Taft Point in Yosemite by Photographer Jeff Cunningham. Sleeping on Heaven. Apparently, the model was just jumping! (The left-hand side is a mirror, and the right-hand side is clear glass, with another girl standing on the other side). At the top of 360 feet tall Victoria Falls there is a natural rock pool, called Devil's Pool, where the water is relatively calm. It looks Photoshopped, but this Magic Tap fountain actually has a pipe hidden in the stream of water. Li Wei Art. This definitely looks photoshopped but actually it's a life-size photographic work based on the original building in Paris, printed on canvas, enhanced with bas-relief. The Human Fly, a dare devil/stunt performer named Rick Rojatt, lives out the Marvel Comics character on the back of a DC-8 cruising low at 250 knots, flown by Clay Lacy at the Mojave California 1000 air races. Headless horse... oh well, it's actually looking the other way. Adventures of Mr. Tricky desktop picture.
Scientific Curiosity Captured in Photos Caleb Charland is a Maine-based photographer who combines a love of scientific experiments and photographs into wonderful and amazing photographs. If Isaac Newton or Benjamin Franklin were into photography, their photographs might look something like these: “Wooden Box with Horseshoe Magnet” “Atomic Model” “Demonstration with Hair Dryer and Aluminum Foil” “Candle in a Vortex of Water” “Fifteen Hours” Regarding his work, Charland tells us, Wonder is a state of mind somewhere between knowledge and uncertainty. To check out more of his work, you can visit his website. Image credits: Photographs by Caleb Charland and used with permission.
Pose Tool 3D - Android-sovellukset Google Playssa Breakthrough figure posing tool for the artist. Declared the Top 10 must have App by ImagineFX magazine, Now you can always have your very own reference model with you. You can create any pose quickly with an easy to use pose interface. Its simple, just select the body part and then pose the figure. The Post Tool 3D was designed by the Artist Riven Phoenix author of the breakthrough figure drawing course 'The Structure of Man HD' used in over 68 Countries. The Pose Tool uses state-of-the-art 3D Engine that allows you to pose organic figure models. "Top 10 Must-Have Art App" - ImagineFx magazine #92 "Once you get a feel for it, Pose Tool 3D is a great little reference tool for digital artists" - ImagineFx magazine #92 "Pose Tool 3D is a great way for artists on the move to experiment with character poses." - ImagineFx magazine #92 Touch Controls: - One Finger - Orbit around figure - One Finger Tap - Select body part - Two Finger Pinch - Zoom in and Out and Pan at the same time. Menu Features:
Tellem The Tellem were the people who inhabited the Bandiagara Escarpment in Mali between the eleventh and sixteenth centuries CE. The Dogon people migrated to the escarpment region around the 14th century. The Tellem were pygmies or "small red people" who built dwellings around the base of the escarpment as well as directly into the cliff-face. Many of these structures are still visible in the area. The Tellem people disappeared for unknown reasons, or perhaps interbreeded with the Dogon. See also John Huizinga, studied physiological and genetic adaptation in the West African savanna, including the Tellem people Notes