Makenzie Laven

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This Animator Made 30 Excellent GIFs Celebrating His 30 Days in New York City

Medieval armored knights riding ancient Egyptian sphinxes might be the perfect visual metaphor for New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art. And …

Creating the Characters in Zootopia

Posted by Shelby Barone on Jan 20, 2016 in Disney, Entertainment, Film | 0 comments<p>Zootopia is a real city where animals have to get-up, get dressed, …

Charming Little Paper Buildings Brought To Life With Stop Motion Animation

<b>Edinburgh-based</b> artist Charles Young is the brilliant mind behind Paperholm, a collection of intricately-crafted miniature paper models.<p><b>Using 200gsm</b> …

How to create an animated GIF in Photoshop

Creating an animation isn’t as complicated as it sounds, and the technique comes in handy when you’re making web ads, where space is at a premium. In …

Europe's 10 best seaside villas for 2016

In life, there’s no simpler pleasure than bounding out the back door and into the sea. You’ve dispensed with the chore of schlepping in and out of the car with sandy feet; you are living on the beach, and it is divine. While seaside villas command a premium price, the primitive joy of being by the …

Forbes Travel Guide's 16 Top Destinations For 2016

Generally speaking, a city or country finds its way onto travel publications’ must-visit list when a major event is planned, a host of new hotels open or a milestone anniversary is on the horizon. In Cuba’s case, of course, the reason it’s sitting atop so many tallies has nothing to do with any of …

How to Make a Hand-Stitched Paper Journal

I have kept a journal of some sort for the majority of my life. I do it because I am an obsessive documenter, I don’t like to be idle, I am full of ideas, I love the <i>scratchy-scratchy</i> sound of pen on paper and mostly, because I always want a hiding place close by. My journals are on the top of my …

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An Elegant Kinetic Sculpture by Derek Hugger that Mimics the Flight of a Hummingbird | Colossal

<p>Containing over 400 precisely machined gears, screws, and aesthetic elements, Derek Hugger’s latest kinetic sculpture Colibri mimics the motion of a …

10 Best Illustrators of 2015

Illustration encompasses many areas of our visual culture. It’s the picture on your coffee cup and a clever advertisement you see while going to …

Mesmerizing Wood Sculptures Use Color and Light to Challenge Perceptions of Reality

San Francisco-based artist Sean Newport has developed a range of artwork pieces from design to sculpture throughout his career. Working primarily as a woodworker, Newport has honed his skills as a carpenter to fine artist over the past 5 years. His sculptures deal with “perceived notions of reality …