Photograph by Rod EvansInstagram | Prints Photographer Rod Evans took this 20 second long exposure with some steel wool (lit) and a 360 camera. He then took the raw image and gave it the ‘tiny planet' effect. On reddit, where Evans shared the photo, he adds: The camera I have is the Insta360 ONE. To do this shot I placed the camera on the ground about 2 metres away from me and set it [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018, Continue reading at the source
In an ongoing series of works, Scottish artist Debbie Lawson builds animal sculptures out of chicken wire and then wraps them in Persian rugs. The sculptures are then placed in front of a hanging rug of the same pattern or appear to be emerging from the rug itself. In addition to bears, Lawson has also created stags, boars and tigers. The Red Bear (seen below) is currently on display at the Royal Academy of Arts [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Creative duo Aleia Murawski and Sam Copeland build elaborate miniature sets occupied by small, slimy actors. The environments are laced with suburban nostalgia, which feature perfectly manicured lawns, plastic-coated furniture, and messy teen bedrooms littered with snack wrappers and tiny video game consoles. The pair's collaborative worlds are used for still images and short films. Murawski's favorite part of shooting with snails is seeing how they interact with their sets, while also learning how to specifically [...]
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The Shannon is the latest class of all-weather lifeboat to join the RNLI fleet. She's the first modern all-weather lifeboat to be propelled by waterjets instead of traditional propellers, making her the RNLI's most agile and manoeuvrable all-weather lifeboat yet. Designed entirely in-house by a team of RNLI engineers, The Shannon was designed to be launched and recovered from a beach and is loaded with impressive features and specs. The naming of The Shannon class lifeboat [...]
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"Fridalandia" (2017), paper, glue and found objects, installation at the Denver Art Museum, photo by Mikayla Whitmore
“Fridalandia” (2017), paper, glue and found objects, installation at the Denver Art Museum, photo by Mikayla Whitmore Justin Favela creates colorful artworks that center around his identity as a queer Latinx artist living in the Southwestern United States. The artist's piñata-inspired pieces reference his Mexican and Guatemalan heritage and explore elements associated with his family, pop culture, food dishes, and the art world. Each life-size installation or colorful nature-based “painting” is constructed by layering multi-colored cut [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018, Continue reading at the source
The Macro Room is back with another beautifully shot video. This time they inject various colors of ink into water and capture the interaction with random objects and elements. The colors, textures and patterns created by this simple interaction are stunning when captured with a high speed camera. [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018, Continue reading at the source
“A Dream Dreamed in the Presence of Reason”. All photos © Christy Lee Rogers Photographer Christy Lee Rogers produces luminous scenes of swirling figures swathed in colorful fabrics. She creates a painterly quality in her large-scale images not by using wet pigments, but rather by completely submerging her subjects in illuminated water and photographing them at night. The works shown here are part of Rogers' most recent series, titled ‘Muses', which were in response to a year [...]
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Tim Alex Jacobs (inventor, artist, musician) may have the coolest custom business cards ever. And in true DIY/maker fashion, he built and designed it himself. A stylophone is a miniature electronic musical instrument that produces a distinctive buzzing sound when a stylus is drawn along its metal keyboard. Powered by USB, this nifty card/instrument is sure to make an impression. The video above does a great job demonstrating how the card works and you can [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Photos: Ephorate of Antiquities of Arta Pebble mosaics dating from the 4th century BC have been unearthed in Arta, Greece. During excavations at the Small Theatre of Ancient Amvrakia, the floor of a 12-foot wide bathhouse was revealed. Achaeologists discovered carefully laid mosaics of swans, octopuses, and winged cherubic figures surrounded by a spiral border. Each design was formed using smooth river pebbles in white, off-white, and dark tones, with amber and red pebbles acting [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Design by K-Studio | Photograph by Yiorgos Kordakis Designed by architecture firm K-Studio, Barbouni, a beach restaurant at the Costa Navarino Resort in Greece features one of the coolest ceilings we've ever seen. Just watch when happens when a strong gust of wind passes through. The restaurant opened in 2011 and sits on a wooden platform elevated from the sand allowing the waves to break underneath it. The structure of the building [...]
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