Tribute To Graffiti: 50 Beautiful Graffiti Artworks - Smashing Magazine Advertisement Street culture and graffiti are well-known for being provocative, appealing, bold and uncompromising. Originally used by gangs to mark their territory in some urban area, graffitis have now become a rich medium for unrestricted expression of ideas and statements. In fact, creative designers and artists across the globe use this form of art to deliver their message and showcase their work. Probably the most prominent graffiti artist is Banksy1, a famous pseudo-anonymous British artist whose works focus on topics such as politics, culture, and ethics. His art has appeared in cities around the world; it’s worth mentioning that Banksy does not sell photos of street graffiti or mount exhibitions of screenprints in commercial galleries. In this episode of Monday Inspiration series we are presenting a tribute to street art and graffiti — over 50 examples of beautiful and impressive graffiti artworks. Graffiti Art Michael.jh3 Mrzer4 Deuce 75 zevs6 imminentdisaster7 Banksy8 Marquis Lewis9
Bodhi Etymology Bodhi is an abstract noun formed from the verbal root budh (to awake, become aware, notice, know or understand) corresponding to the verbs bujjhati (Pāli) and bodhati or budhyate (Sanskrit). Soteriological meaning The soteriological goal of Indian religions is liberation or moksha (also called mukti). Liberation is simultaneously freedom from suffering and the endless round of existences. Within the Sramanic traditions one who has attained liberation is called an arhat (Sanskrit; Pali: arahant), an honorific term meaning "worthy" acknowledging the skill and effort required to overcome the obstacles to the goal of nirvana. According to the Buddha the path to liberation is one of progressively coming out of delusion (Pali: Moha). Buddha's awakening In the suttapitaka, the Buddhist canon as preserved in the Theravada-tradition, a number of texts can be found in which Gautama Buddha tells about his own awakening. The Buddhist Path Mahayana
Graffiti art to boost your inspiration Graffiti (or spray paint) often regarded by others as unsightly damage or unwanted vandalism. But some times, the boring wall is supplied with a true piece of graffiti art, making it a joy for the eyes. A new game from Atari, Getting Up, is based on tagging. I made a collection of pictures showing these fine spray paint creations. Please take note that I'm not showing any graffiti tags or space spray paint in this article. Beautiful graffiti art Click on the images to enlarge. Sources Actually, the last one indeed is a tag. I still can't believe some of them are actually graffiti. Tags: graffiti art photoshop design inspiration Interested in this topic?
In conversation with The Dalai Lama Dharamsala: He was recognised as the fourteenth Dalai Lama when he was just two-years-old, and today he is 75. As millions of his followers across the globe commemorate his special day, the Dalai Lama says his successor need not be a reincarnation, but someone appointed by him during his life time. Speaking to NDTV exclusively at his monastry in Dharamsala, the Tibetan leader said that a Dalai Lama chosen by China would have no moral legitimacy. Here's the full transcript of the interview: NDTV: He is easily one of the world's most respected and more importantly, the most loved political and spiritual leaders. He was only 2 years old when he was recognized as the future Dalai Lama, in fact, the 14th Dalai Lama, only 6-years-old when he began his monastry education. The Dalai Lama: I think sufficient sleep and... NDTV: I never get enough of that, I think that's the problem. The Dalai Lama: As a Buddhist monk there is no dinner but a very heavy breakfast and lunch so sufficient food.
Keith Michael Johnson's BubbleArtist.com Soap Bubble Shows! The Story Of Tibet "Conversation with the Dalai Lama" - Thomas Laird One day during an interview, the Dalai Lama had just raised one arm Straight above his head to make a point (he can be very animated when he speaks)—suddenly the windows in the room rattled with a distant loud explosion. Everyone in the room except the Dalai Lama was startled, and we all jumped in our seats and laughed nervously. The Dalai Lama smiled at us. At the sound of the explosion, he had paused with his arm raised, his finger pointed straight. Experimentation by Western researchers has confirmed that meditation masters can control such involuntary physiological responses and that most of us do not have this control. During blocks of interviews scattered over the year, we outlined the essence of thousands of years of Tibetan history and myth.
Kurt Wenner - Master Artist and Architect Street Painting hollywood and western Extreme Sand Sculpting! The Sultans of Sand You saw that perfect sandcastle in your dream - it was reaching to heavens, rising from the surf's mist. It was magnificent and yet so eminently perishable. There are many fantastic sand art showcases / competitions around the world: held in China, Spain, Brazil, Canada (the ultimate "Tournament of Champions" in Harrison Hot Springs, British Colombia), Florida, Oregon, Texas, Virginia... featuring such undisputed masters like Amazin Walter, Rich Varano (The Sultan of Sand), William Lloyd, Carl Jarra and Suzzane Altamare compete alongside artists from all over the world. Perhaps the most sophisticated fairy tale sculpture in recent memory Too bad they are made out of sand, and so will be impossible to preserve, other than in pictures। William Lloyd works on the baby dragon "The Princess Power" by Rich Varano: This is how it's done... slowly and with feeling (imagine sculpting every single scale on that dragon) - A perfect family to inhabit all this sand real estate -
How To Write a Play-Play Writing How to Write a Play Introduction by William Gillette The impression has always prevailed with me that one who might properly be classed as a genius is not precisely the person best fitted to expound rules and methods for the carrying on of his particular branch of endeavor. There are no workable rules for play-writing to be found here--nor, indeed, any particular light of any kind on the subject, so the letters may be approacht with a mind arranged for enjoyment. One approaches the practical when he counsels us to "Take an interesting theme." The foregoing indicates to some extent the buffeting about which a searcher for practical advice on play-writing may find himself subject in this collection of letters. But that will hardly serve him better, for the truth is that no one can convey to him--whether by written words or orally--or even by signs and miracles--the right and proper method of constructing a play. But audiences are a most undependable and unusual species of game.
3D Graffiti Art from the Best Street Artists | Design + Ideas 10 of the World’s Best & Most Amazing 3D Street Artists Article by Urbanist, filed under Street Art & Graffiti in the Art category. 3D graffiti, whether it’s in chalk or paint, on walls or the street, represents a new way of combining the mastery of Renaissance art techniques with the gritty, ephemeral qualities of amazing street art. These 3D street artists gives graffiti a whole new meaning – one that departs from the conventional interpretation of graffiti as vandalism in the form of images and letters scrawled on public property. Artists like Kurt Wenner, Eduardo Relero and Tracy Lee Stum create street art that is so incredible it is almost impossible to pass by without being sucked in to the worlds they create on asphalt and concrete surfaces. From sidewalk sketches to wwesome wall murals, you simply must see some of their awesome work below (then check out our collection of 100+ Works of Creative and Geeky Art and Graffiti). Kurt Wenner Edgar Muller & Manfred Stader Julian Beever