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Figure Drawing with Line and Contour

01<p>of 07<p>Figure Drawing: Line and Contour<p>Contour drawing is arguably the purest form of drawing - nothing but pure line. Most of us begin contour …

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Icheon Master Hand

designer turns mondrian painting into a playable pong game

mar 02, 2018<p>the seemingly simple, yet complex artwork integrates projected light into the existing architecture of the marciano art foundation.<p>the …

Craftsman Voluntarily Repairs Any Family Heirloom Ceramics Damaged By Earthquakes in Japan

A kindhearted man named Kunio Nakamura is volunteering his time and craft skills to help aid the citizens of Kumamoto, Japan, after a series of earthquake tremors devastated the region. A business owner in Tokyo, Nakamura also has a passion for kintsugi, a traditional Japanese method of pottery …

Ceramics

These Multicolored Ceramic Donuts Look Good Enough to Eat

Homer's favorite pastry gets the fine art treatment at Lyons Wier Gallery.<p>Coating the classic donut with pop art references, Jae Yong Kim’s layer icons upon icons onto his ceramic creations. His solo show at Lyons Wier Gallery in New York features a varied offering of shapes and flavors: 40 …

Art

"Flipping Flats", a mag idea with cover about profiting from the buying and selling of homes | Flipped in "Promote to Cover" on Flipboard

"Dance Like No One's Watching", a mag idea with cover | Flipped in "Promote to Cover" on Flipboard

Alphabet Illustrations

We posted about the work of Flavio Montiel a few times here on ABDZ and he always keep surprising us. I saw that he has been doing a daily series on …

São Paulo

Artist Excavates Discarded Books to Transform Their Pages into Stunning Jewelry

London-based artist Jeremy May gives discarded books a new lease on life with his wearable sculptures. Images and text are harvested from these publications and formed into modern rings, bracelets, necklaces, and more. Their colorfully layered and patterned designs hardly resemble books at …

Art

20 Recipes So Good No One Will Have to Tell You to Eat Your Spinach - One Green Planet

What do Popeye and the Catherine de Medici, the queen of France have in common? They both loved their spinach and would be thrilled that March 26th …

Ten of the healthiest herbs and spices to keep you fighting fit

Herbs and spices are an easy way to add healthy elements to your diet.<p>Now that it's autumn, flu season isn't far off and there's plenty you could be …

Food

Mouthwatering Food from Around the World

Now there’s no shame in admitting what gets you excited about travel, is all the new food that you’ll be able to sample. But hey, on your next trip, …

Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramée | Colossal

<p>Artist Guy Laramee (previously) has recently completed a number of new sculptural works where he transforms thick tomes into incredible …

Flora and Fauna Escape the Confines of Over 1,000 Repurposed Books | Colossal

<p>Assembled from hundreds of cutout plants and animals from repurposed textbooks, artist Andrea Mastrovito created a striking installation where a …

Solar System & Nebula Lollipops | Colossal

<p>How many licks does it take to get to the center of the solar system? Etsy seller Vintage Confections has the answer with their fun set of eight …

Realistic Animal Lollipops and Sugar Sculptures by ‘Amezaiku’ Artisan Shinri Tezuka | Colossal

<p>Ever had a hankering to taste a slippery goldfish or a wriggling tadpole? Now you’re in luck thanks to a new candy shop in Tokyo called Ameshin that …

Sculpture

Color Coded Candy by Emily Blincoe | Colossal

<p>Earlier this summer Austin-based photographer Emily Blincoe created this comprehensive series of various candy organized by color called her Sugar …

Color Coded Food and Flowers Photographed by Emily Blincoe | Colossal

<p>Photographer Emily Blincoe (previously) continues to make us smile with her arrays of food and plants perfectly organized by color. Blincoe collects …

Thanksgiving Special: How 10 Famous Artists Would Plate Thanksgiving Dinner | Colossal

<p>In this fun series of photos titled Thanksgiving Special, San Francisco-based artist Hannah Rothstein imagines Thanksgiving dinners as plated by …

Striking Black and White Drawings Illustrate Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales

<i>The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm</i> was recently translated by professor Jack Zipes and released as a book featuring the exquisite illustrations of Romanian-born visual artist Andrea Dezs. In much of her work, Dezs uses black and white paper that is delicately cut and layered …

Art

Gallery: New art carved from old books

To create new art, Brian Dettmer trashes old books. The painter-turned-sculptor (TED Talk: Old books reborn as art) takes outdated reference …

Chicken Curry Recipe

My brother – he is mummy’s favorite kid. She never admits to that and always gives me that, “what on earth are you talking about?” look every time I …

Tofu Tikka Masala

Tofu Tikka Masala, a restaurant style tofu tikka masala recipe made in home. This is a rich and creamy curry which can be very well prepared at home …

Curries

Thai Artist Creates 3D Art By Painting Layers Of Thread And Netting

33-Year-Old Thai artist Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew paints haunting, 3d-images on fine netting. He discovered the technique by accident in 2001 when, while …

Art

Crock Pot 101: Build Your Own Crock Pot Recipes

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Love your crock-pot but stuck in a rut with the same old recipes? It’s time to create your own. This post …

Cooking

Famous Animals In Art History

I absolutely, positively love puns and word-play. As does one of my illustrator friends, Catherine. One day Catherine sent me a text saying "Vincent …

Art

16 Genius Tricks You Never Thought to Try in the Kitchen

Slice your ice cream? Hey, it's easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the two plates, holding the top plate securely with …

Japanese Wara Art Festival monsters

Dinosaurs, evil snakes and all sorts of animals created out of straw. These are the works of Amy Goda for the annual Japanese Wara Art Festival. Wara …

Monsters

Surreal Illustrations Reveal an Imaginative Adventure within Everyone's Minds

Within our own imagination, anything is possible. Montreal-based illustrator Gabriel levesque visually conceptualizes this abstract notion with his series titled <i>Mind's Eye</i>. The alluring images feature a silhouetted figure who is illuminated by the scenes taking place in their head. Each inner …

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