20 brilliant things to make in a jar Via: mycakies.blogspot.com Start saving your old jam jars! From cakes to herb gardens, pies to photo frames, and even entire meals … here are 20 fantastic things you never knew you could make with a jar. Stained glass posters of famous 80s movies 80s Movie Posters is a series of, well, 80s movie posters designed in the style of stained glass windows. Van Orton Design included iconic movies like Robocop, The Terminator, Blade Runner, and Back to the Future. The posters used bold lines as base for the illustration, then topped it with colorful and vibrant colors to give it that signature stained glass look. So now we have the glass windows, who can volunteer to make the rest of the 80s-inspired cathedral? Anyone? Via Design Taxi
3D Illustrations Come Alive on the Page! Figures come alive and jump off the pages in these illustrations by Japanese artist Nagai Hideyuki. By displaying simple pads of paper at special vantage points, the artist's amazing charcoal and pencil drawings form playful 3D optical illusions. The 21-year-old artist has quite a knack for perspective and each new drawing is more surprising than the next. Hideyuki identifies himself as an anamorphic artist, which is a style of art that stems from the early Renaissance. The style features techniques based on perspective, where an artist creates distorted images or drawings that are recognizable only when viewed in a certain way. Jen Mann's Return Today, we revisit artist Jen Mann since her last two previous features back in September 2011 and May 2010. Mann is currently based out of Ontario, Canada where she continues to produce oil on canvas paintings.
The Beauty Of Cinemagraph GIFs Developed in 2011 by Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg, cinemagraphs are GIF images that combine still photography and video to produce a stunning effect. Typically, the entire GIF is motionless except for one or two elements, providing a brilliant juxtaposition between the motion and the motionless. For your viewing pleasure, we’ve collected 43 beautiful cinemagraph GIFs: Our Problems and Flaws Turned Into Cartoons by Angel Boligan Art can be used to express powerful ideas and messages, and Cuban cartoonist Angel Boligan’s political and social cartoons are a perfect example of just how expressive and critical art can be. His extensive collection of comics provide a scathing commentary on contemporary politics and society. Each comic bears a deep and powerful meaning. Don’t just take our word for it – Boligan has received more than 130 international awards for his work.
Coffee Cup Art By Cheeming Boey Cheeming Boey takes something as simple as styrofoam coffee cups, and turns them into wonderful works of art. What is so great about this is that something that seems to only create problems, pollution for example, is given a whole new purpose. Check out all the cup art made by Cheeming at his Flickr photostream. Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1) Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Blue Caves - Zakynthos Island, Greece Skaftafeli - Iceland Plitvice Lakes – Croatia Crystalline Turquoise Lake, Jiuzhaigou National Park, China
DIY Tooth Whitener Are you a soda/coffee/tea drinker who’s looking for a quick and easy way to brighten up those used-to-be pearly whites? Look no further—we have a do-it-yourself recipe that can help! The magical ingredient in this DIY beauty blend is strawberry. Strawberries contain malic acid, which helps remove tooth discoloration. Mix a mashed berry with a little baking soda and―Bam!—you’ve got yourself a natural tooth whitener!
Poetree: A Funeral Urn That Lets You Plant A Tree From Ashes Images: Margaux Ruyant Though conventional 'deathcare' is hardly green, thanks to the use of embalming chemicals, concrete vaults and non-biodegradable caskets, burials are getting greener each year with various eco-friendly options and smarter approaches. But what about keeping it simple, yet also tying death back into nature's cycle of renewal? That's what French designer Margaux Ruyant does with Poetree, a funeral urn that infuses a poetic spirit into the mourning process. Angel BOLIGAN CORBO | CARTOON GALLERY Angel Boligan Corbo was born on 10th May 1965 in San Antonio de los Baňos, Havana, Cuba. Since 1992 he lives in Mexico. He studied at the National School of Plastic Arts Instructors in Havana, from which he graduated in 1987 as a Teacher of Plastic Arts. He worked as editor, illustrator and cartoonist for magazine „El Universal“ and newspaper „Conozca más“. Currently he is working as editorial cartoonist for the Humour magazine „El Chamuco“. He does cultivate all branches of graphic humour.
Exercises in Style Exercises in Style Yet another awesome poster hero set by Grégoire GUILLEMIN! Lately his work never fails to impress me!! Vinegar & Water Are All You Need for Super Shiny Hair Used Matches = Killer Smoky Eyes iVillage “Find a matchbook, then light and blow out a match,” advises Nadine Jolie of Nadine Jolie. After it's cooled, “the charcoal tip makes an excellent kohl eyeliner and creates a smoky look everyone will think came courtesy of a department store product.” Hydrogen Peroxide = Grey Hair Brightener “Heat can cause grey hair to become dull and yellow,” says Ty Alexander of Gorgeous in Grey.
The Girl Who Loves to Levitate (14 photos) - My Modern Metropolis - StumbleUpon Natsumi Hayashi is a sweet-looking Japanese girl who, one day, decided to take self-portraits..of herself levitating. She can be spotted in and around Tokyo, equipped with her SLR and her self-timer. When she feels the moment strike, she presses the shutter button down and then, quite literally, "jumps" into place.