Hyper-realistic Sculptures are Made Entirely of Wood by Tom Eckert Artist and Professor Tom Eckert uses traditional processes to carve these hyper-realistic sculptures of everyday objects entirely made of wood. He uses plenty of carpentry techniques in his creative sculptured pieces, such as constructing, bending, laminating, carving and painting. After receiving his M.F.A. degree from Arizona State University, Eckert began teaching at the university. · The blue carpet : www.joeandnathan.com The blue carpet 115x73cm Blue Bic pencils and UV ink on paper. Exhibitions : — 'The Blue route' at the Villa Empain, Boghossian Foundation - Brussels. sept. 2013 > feb. 2014 The Evolution of a Programmer High School/Jr.High First year in College program Hello(input, output) begin writeln('Hello World') end.
Beauty In A Light Bulb SATURDAY, JANUARY 22, 2011 | Comments: 23 I’ve been holding on to a few expired light bulbs with the thought that I would work with them somehow – here are a few ideas for reusing dead bulbs… Make a glass sculpture by hot gluing the bulbs together at their bases. An interesting piece to set on the coffee table – my kids really like this one. Shimmering Chain-link Fence Installation by Soo Sunny Park Soo Sunny Park, Unwoven Light, 2013 / Commission, Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, Texas / Photo by Nash Baker Currently on view at Rice Gallery is this shimmering installation titled Unwoven Light by Soo Sunny Park, comprised of some 37 sections of chain-link fence embedded with translucent sections of Plexiglas. The suspended waveforms capture and reflect nearly every light source in the gallery creating a fractalized rainbow of color that changes quality depending on the time of day. Of the work Park says, “We don’t notice light when looking so much as we notice the things light allows us to see. Unwoven Light captures light and causes it to reveal itself, through colorful reflections and refractions on the installations surfaces and on the gallery floor and walls.” Update: Added a new documentary short courtesy Walley Films.
12 Fantastic Etchings of Floating Cities by Sergey Tyukanov Sergey Tyukanov (Artist)Fantasy Art Etchings About the Artist I was born on the island Sakhalin, in a small town Poronaisk, situated on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. My childhood years passed far away from the so-called ‘civilization’ and the only window to the reality that I had were children’s illustrated books. They became my fairy tale world which, although I have grown up, I do not want to depart with even today. Art has become my philosophy, my religion, and that fairy tale world where all my fantasies and wishes come true. The world of brushes , pencils, watercolors ,and miscellaneous bottles with inks and paints , which I endlessly love, have become for me a theater, where I organize everything in my specific order and create a spectacle to amuse myself.
How to Hunt Elephants MATHEMATICIANS hunt elephants by going to Africa, throwing out everything that is not an elephant, and catching one of whatever is left. EXPERIENCED MATHEMATICIANS will attempt to prove the existence of at least one unique elephant before proceeding to step 1 as a subordinate exercise. PROFESSORS OF MATHEMATICS will prove the existence of at least one unique elephant and then leave the detection and capture of an actual elephant as an exercise for their graduate students. COMPUTER SCIENTISTS hunt elephants by exercising Algorithm A: Go to Africa. Start at the Cape of Good hope.
Shintaro Ohata's Paintings That Are Also Sculptures - Beautiful Shintaro Ohata’s painting slash sculptures are beautifully finished glimpses into another world. The artist, born in Hiroshima, Japan, creates paintings that are accompanied by three-dimensional sculpture. Both the painting and the sculpture are so perfectly rendered that they seamlessly intermingle with one another. Ohanta’s painting abilities incorporate light, mood and subject impeccably. The effect is a snapshot out of a narrative where each figure is the heroine of her own story. Ceramic Objects Encrusted with Marine Life As if lifted from the wreckage of the Titanic, ceramic artist Mary O’Malley creates sculptural porcelain teapots, cups, and vases adorned with barnacles, tentacles, and other living sea creatures (she refers to them as “porcelain crustaceans”). Many original works from this series titled ‘Bottom Feeders’ are available over on Etsy. (via laughing squid)
The Most Bizarre Comments on YouTube (18 pics Nov 25/11 The Most Bizarre Comments on YouTube (18 pics) Hilarious comments on YouTube. It is amazing how dumb some people can be.Part 2.Part 3. Seon Ghi Bahk's Cascading Sculptures Created Out Of Charcoal - Beautiful There is something intrinsically fascinating about seeing the ordinary created in new, surprising ways. Artist have long used this technique to make their viewer contemplate new connections and possibilities, and the internet has proven to be a particularly useful tool in spreading this type of work. South Korean artist Seon Ghi Bahk is an expert at this method. Using charcoal and other natural materials en masse to form familiar objects, Bahk reminds of us the connection between man-made goods and their source.
Anamorphic Sculptures London-based artist Jonty Hurwitz creates ‘Anamorphic Sculptures’ which only reveal themselves once facing a reflective cylinder. Hurwitz took an engineering degree in Johannesburg where he discovered the fine line between art and science. He has lived in England for many years, working in the online industry though he quietly levitated into the world of art inspired by a need to make ‘something real’. Hurwitz discovered that he could use science as an artistic paintbrush. Each of his sculptures is a study on the physics of how we perceive space and is the stroke of over 1 billion calculations and algorithms. All images © Niina Keks, Otto Pierotto, Richard Ivey
10 Gorgeous Ways to Decorate Pumpkins Without Carving Them Decorating with pumpkins throughout the fall season is a whole lot of fun, but once you carve them, the pumpkins only last a few days at the most -- and that certainly is not fun. Besides, carving pumpkins can be incredibly messy and hard to do with little ones whom you don't want around sharp objects. However, there are loads of ways to decorate your pumpkins that are not only easy and fun, but also are a reflection of your style whether you prefer artsy, chic, or country. Here are just a few the ones that we love. Melted Crayon Pumpkin
Geometric Wooden Textile Art By Elisa Strozyk - Beautiful Elisa Strozyk is a unconventional textile designer. Instead of fabric, she uses wood to construct rugs, carpets, and blankets. While we often think of wood as rigid surface, her work breaks this convention and transforms it into something much cozier.