The Worlds Weirdest Book A truly unique work of fiction, ‘The Codex Seraphinianus‘ is a book that appears to be a visual encyclopedia of some unknown world or dimension. Written down in one of that worlds beautiful curving languages, the book by Italian artist, architect and industrial designer Luigi Serafini, explains the odd inhabitants and their colorful behaviors. The book was created between 1976 and 1978 and for the low price of about $500.00 you can ponder over your own copy… then again, if you can’t afford that, check out the video at the bottom. See Also MOUNTAINS OF BOOKS BECOME MOUNTAINS The Surreal Paintings of Vladimir Kush The Surreal Paintings of Vladimir Kush posted by Damian M. under Photography on Mar 21st, 2010 with 32 Comments 21 Mar 0 Share 23 Photos Of... said Feb 4th, 2012
Top 10 electric guitarists who you've probably never heard of Another Friday, another Musicroom Top 10! After last week’s look at the best Gotye covers around, this week we present you with: the top 10 electric guitarists who you’ve never heard of—a bold name and one we’re immediately back tracking on. Readers who know their niches will of course recognise some if not all of the names lined up below, but for those not so clued up we hope you can find a new cult hero or obscure name to impress your peers with over the weekend. It would be some effort to describe our list as easy listening, so if a noise does fly out of your speakers and offend your ears, please feel free to jump down to the next guitarist and tell us all about your disgust in the comments section below. Who have we missed that deserves a spot? Who is too popular already to be here?
10 Rock Solid Website Layout Examples Keeping It Simple Page layout is equal parts art and science. Creating something that’s visually attractive and unique takes an artist’s eye. However, there are several very easy to follow guidelines that you can use to create solid layouts that work for any number of cases. TetraBox Light by Ed Chew Liquid to Light Designer Ed Chew takes a green step in the right direction with the TetraBox lamp, a light object made from discarded drink packets that would have otherwise ended up in landfills already packed to the brim. The design is achieved by unfolding the packets and refolding them into hexagonal and pentagonal sections that are then pieced together to form a geodesic sphere or any other desired shape.
Brilliant Works by Pavel Guzenko Arthur Mask is an amazingly gifted 2d artist and illustrator based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. If you like video game inspired fan artworks, make sure to scroll through his great illustrations below… N.C. Winters is an artist based in the sunny San Diego, constantly drawing, painting, making webcomics, working digitally and even at times sculpting. He paints in watercolor and,or acrylic, usually on paper or wood and often resin the final piece for extra depth and shine. Maria Ilieva was born in 1973 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Street Art by Pavel Puhov Amazing pieces of street art by Russian artist Pavel Puhov . I absolutely love this playful interaction with urban surroundings. More pieces at Street Art Utopia . 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. (Above: red velvet cupcakes in a jar. Get the recipe here). How to Create a Wordpress Theme from Scratch Following on from the recent article on "PSD to HTML", this tutorial will look at taking a HTML/CSS template and turning it into a functioning WordPress theme. There is so much you can do when creating your own theme we couldn't nearly cover it all. So, we're going to look at how themes are structured, creation of the core files and splitting up that index.html file. The structure of a WordPress theme is fairly simple, I like to start with the CSS file. It details everything about the theme for WordPress to use.
Lessons Drawspace Pro Lessons are designed for artists of all levels and educators, and are logically organized into resources and activities. Eventually, all lessons and E-books authored by Brenda Hoddinott will be available here: four to eight brand new lessons and newly-revised older lessons are being added every month! Upgrade Now: Download all 310 lessons and 4 e-books! Try for Free: Download lessons marked as "Free"! 1.1.R1 Glossary Of Art Terms Definitions of art-related terms used in the resources and activities of Drawspace Curriculum (updated February 2013) Rob Rey Rob grew up with an inquisitive mind in a suburb north of Chicago. He studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and graduated in 2006 with a BFA in Illustration. Rob currently resides in Providence, Rhode Island, where he works continuously to improve his skills and clarify his voice. Maintaining that inquisitive mind that drives education and growth, he hopes to make pictures that speak and inspire.
Mountains of Books Become Mountains I thought I’d seen every type of book carving imaginable, until I ran across these jaw dropping creations by Guy Laramee. His works are so sculptural, so movingly natural in their form, they’ve really touched me. His works are inspired by a fascination with so-called progress in society: a thinking which says the book is dead, libraries are obsolete and technology is the only way of the future. His thoughts: 50 free web design tools that rock! This article first appeared in issue 219 of .net magazine – the world's best-selling magazine for web designers and developers. With web design encompassing all kinds of disciplines from code editing to photo manipulation, building up a set of tools to cover every eventuality can quickly become a very expensive exercise. However, spending huge sums on big-name packages isn’t the only option: it’s possible to pick up everything from image editors to integrated development environments and entire content management systems that won’t cost you a single penny. Our top 50 (in no particular order) includes such well known tools as WordPress and Drupal, as well as some you may have never considered such as OpenProj and Movable Type. Everything you need to design and develop small, personal sites or even large team-based projects is listed here. Let’s get cracking!
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