20 awesome and creative portrait ideas » Blog of Francesco Mugnai Your source of inspiration PhotosInspirationCollections 20 awesome and creative portrait ideas By Francesco Mugnai • 3 years ago Nov 2011 Share How to do 3D Anamorphic Artwork and Sidewalk, Street, and Driveway Art Hello, My name is "Grease" and this is my first Instructable. I would like to "Thank You" for stopping by. Have you ever seen the 3D Anamorphic pictures that Julian Beever has drawn on the sidewalks, streets and driveways . The 101 Most Useful Websites on the Internet Here are some of the most useful websites on the internet that you may not know about. These web sites, well most of them, solve at least one problem really well and they all have simple web addresses (URLs) that you can memorize thus saving you a trip to Google. And if you find this list useful, also check out the expanded version – The Most Useful Websites – which now offers a collection of 150+ undiscovered and incredibly useful websites to enhance your productivity. ctrlq.org/screenshots – for capturing screenshots of web pages on mobile and desktops. dictation.io – online voice recognition in the browser itself. Changelog and Updates
Backlit Canvas Art Do you have one project that you've been longing to do, but just haven't found the time yet? This is it for me. I call it my Backlit Canvas Art and the inspiration piece has been pinned in my "Crafts to try" Pinterest board for ages. My "pin"speration is an artist's piece made from metal that has hand cut flowers all over it.
Victor Enrich Creates Playful And Surreal Architecture Fictions A few weeks back we posted about Filip Dujardin’s digitally manipulated buildings, which gave buildings found in and around Ghent, Belgium an Escherian spin. And since then we’ve come across another photographer, Victor Enrich, who likes to bend reality by turning architecture into surreal playgrounds by forming buildings that, while fiction, are sometimes reminiscent of Frank Gehry‘s iconic, if controversial, designs. Where Filip Dujardin’s manipulations were subtle and implausible in their re-imaginings, the images below are far more outlandish. Buildings are bent over like a concertina or plonked down on the beach, stairways lead off into the sky, high-rise apartments have grown bull horns, and houses are completely tipped over with roofs sitting at ground level.
David Chalmers David Chalmers I am a philosopher at New York University and the Australian National University. Officially I am Professor of Philosophy and co-director of the Center for Mind, Brain, and Consciousness at NYU, and also (20% time) Professor of Philosophy at ANU. I work in the philosophy of mind and in related areas of philosophy and cognitive science. I am especially interested in consciousness, but am also interested in all sorts of other issues in the philosophy of mind and language, metaphysics and epistemology, and the foundations of cognitive science.
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Digital Artist Tools: Software, Hardware, Accessories Part of the beauty of digital art is that you don’t need dozens of brushes, tubes of paint, or other messy supplies—just a gorgeous monitor, a drawing tablet, and some software. Even so, it doesn’t hurt to have some extra tools to make creating, storing, and sharing your artwork easier. Whether you’re looking for inspiration, speed painting on a tablet, or printing out your latest masterpiece, this collection of gear will help get the job done. This post is sponsored by LG Electronics. Sweet Station Zemer Peled Peled was born and raised in a Kibbutz in the northern part of Israel. After completing a BA (Hons) at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem she graduated with an MA (Hons) from the Royal College of Art. In recent years her work has been featured nationally and internationally in museums and galleries including Sotheby’s and Saatchi Gallery-London, Eretz Israel Museum-Tel Aviv and the Orangerie du Senate, Paris among others. Zemer Peled’s work examines the beauty and brutality of the natural world. Her sculptural language is formed by her surrounding landscapes and nature, engaging with themes of nature and memories, identity and place.
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Creating Doodle Art Creating Doodle Art is so much fun. It is such a great way to relax after a stressful day. You can even carry markers and paper with you whenever you have to wait at the doctor's office, or any other type of event.