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VISUAL DICTIONARY ONLINE The Visual Dictionary Online is an interactive dictionary with an innovative approach. From the image to the word and its definition, the Visual Dictionary Online is an all-in-one reference. Search the themes to quickly locate words, or find the meaning of a word by viewing the image it represents. What’s more, theVisual Dictionary Online helps you learn English in a visual and accessible way. ★ Origamic Architecture Instructions & Free Kirigami Templates ★ Architectural origami is the art of paper cutting to create 3D buildings – from just one sheet of paper! The designs range from the simple to the exceptionally intricate, and the subject matter can be anything from a whole city to a famous landmark or even your own house. This page will focus on 90° pop-up buildings and detailed shapes, where the 3D design emerges and is fully visible when the paper is folded to an angle of 90 degrees.

before i die What matters most to you Interactive public art project that invites people to share their personal aspirations in public. After losing someone she loved and falling into depression, Chang created this experiment on an abandoned house in her neighborhood to create an anonymous place to help restore perspective and share intimately with her neighbors. The project gained global attention and thanks to passionate people around the world, over 1000 Before I Die walls have now been created in over 70 countries, including Kazakhstan, Iraq, Haiti, China, Ukraine, Portugal, Japan, Denmark, Argentina, and South Africa. The walls are an honest mess of the longing, pain, joy, insecurity, gratitude, fear, and wonder you find in every community, and they reimagine public spaces that nurture honesty, vulnerability, trust and understanding.

3D Blueprint Art: Visual House Plans into Real-Life Models For those of us who love the look of classic blueprints this is a childhood fantasy world come to life – a strange and surreal mixtures of two-dimensional scale drawing and full-sized furniture and structural objects emerging from these flat surfaces. In places, this installation by Ou Studio (via Dezeen) is entirely drawn – but it still engages with a curious contextual interplay with surrounding objects, such as the tree and imagined area behind the wall in the image above. In other parts, this artwork takes on a fanciful life of its own as the objects start to animate along the base blue wall, seemingly in various phases of becoming physical and organizing from chaos according to some kind of plan. The net result is whimsical, creative and original – yet it still traces its roots back to one of the most logical, rational and common systems used for ages within the architectural industry: the pervasive blueprint.

The Artwork of Nick Lamia When I saw Nick Lamia‘s artwork on Plastolux the other day I gasped. I love it when I find artwork that grabs ahold of me like that. Wonderful use of color and shape. Modern landscapes but with warmth and depth. “My abstract artworks are embodiments of this integration. LITTLE EXPLORERS Picture Dictionary by EnchantedLearning.com Advertisement. EnchantedLearning.com is a user-supported site. As a bonus, site members have access to a banner-ad-free version of the site, with print-friendly pages.Click here to learn more. (Already a member? Click here.) 14 Useful Sites on Paper Folding Instructions and Origami Tutorials Origami is the art of paper folding which originated in Japan in the 17th century. It is now very popular even outside Japan. The term comes from the Japanese word ori meaning “folding” and gami (kami) meaning “paper.”

palettes #d9e8c3 #ced181 #7c8f50 DIY Sweater pillows - cozy up! This project is a great way to cozy up your couch in the Winter time! Not only does it add warmth and texture to the room they just inviting. Aren’t they? let’s get started! Materials: Roland Tiangco Roland Tiangco’s dirt poster is blazing a trail across the creative blogosphere and for good reason. Simply put, it’s a brilliant piece of print work that can be appreciated by both design and conceptual advertising minds alike. Kudos Mr. Tiangco. Phonetic CHILDREN'S PICTURE DICTIONARY Advertisement.EnchantedLearning.com is a user-supported site. As a bonus, site members have access to a banner-ad-free version of the site, with print-friendly pages.Click here to learn more. (Already a member? Click here.) Organized by the Sound at the Beginning of the Word This is a version of our Picture Dictionary organized by the initial sound of each word in English.

Polyhedra Origami (from one sheet) This page is dedicated to origami polyhedra - paper polyhedron models made from a single sheet of paper. These include 3D geometric shapes such as cubes, tetrahedrons, pyramids and more. Polyhedra made with a single sheet of paper is somewhat more rare and difficult to fold; most are the crease-and-collapse type. In contrast, origami polyhedra made using many sheets of paper is quite abundant.

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