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GIFs Reveal the Visually Satisfying Process of a Hand-Lettering Expert

Despite the evolution of typography, with the advent of technology and various software, UK-based graphic designer Seb Lester proves that the art of hand-lettering is not dead. The artist's experience and skill with simple tools like calligraphy pens and paper leave digital renderings unnecessary. …

Typography

Erik Jones Art

Erik Jones, a contemporary figure artist.<p>Erik Jones is a contemporary painter who lives and works in Brooklyn, NYC. Colorful portraits of women are …

Art

This is a Way to Protect Your Photographs From Being Lost

You've invested countless hours in your photography. This includes RAW files, post processing, exports to programs for sharing. Many have a backup …

Exports

This is What You Need to Know About Camera Aperture

One of the most commonly cited reasons that people give for wanting to transition from a point-and-shoot camera to an interchangeable lens system …

Simple Tips to Improve your Environmental Portraits

It can also be incredibly challenging photographing people in their natural environment. Here are some simple tips to help you.

A Quick Photoshop Technique to Enhance Details In Your Image

When I first started in photography, there was this trend where images were super crisp and very sharp. It was abused, of course, (as Photoshop often …

Tutorials

What Happens When You Ask The Internet To Photoshop Your Vacation Photos

Be very careful when you ask someone on the Internet to photoshop something for you, because you might just get what you asked for. That’s what …

Artist Hides Crystallized Geode Installations Inside Wall Cracks To Bring Life To Urban Areas

Imagine walking the streets of bustling cities throughout the world – Los Angeles, Madrid, Istanbul, Philadelphia, Bali, San Francisco, etc. – and …

Forgotten Classical Art Taken From Museums To The Streets

When French artist and filmmaker Julien de Casabianca visited the Louvre, there was one lonely girl that caught his eye; that girl, portrayed in a …

Double-Exposure Animal Portraits By Norwegian Photographer

Andreas Lie, a visual artist based in Bergen Norway, has found a beautiful way to blur the boundary between the beautiful Norwegian wilderness …

Book Alchemy: I Transform Old Books Into Sculptures

For over seventeen years I have transformed used books into sculptures through a wide range of artistic approaches. Working with the nature of the …

Realistic Animal Lollipops By Young Japanese Master Keep 1200-Year-Old Tradition Alive

<i>Amezaiku</i>, the art of making realistic animal lollipops, has been a Japanese tradition since the 8th century, but 26 year-old Shinri Tezuka is the …

Artists Cut Raw Food Into 98 Perfect Cubes To Make Perfectionists Hungry

Dutch artists Lernert and Sander cut raw food into 98 perfect 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm cubes, creating a tantalizing geometric display. This viral photo …

Transylvanian Dawns And Dusks

I waited a few month for a perfect spring weekend, with the perfect weather to hike in Maramures County, and take some photos at sunrise and …

14 Untranslatable Words Turned Into Charming Illustrations

The English language contains one million, twenty five thousand, one hundred and nine words. Even so, there are certain words that don’t exist in …

Beautiful Leaf Bowls Made From Real Leaf Skeletons

Ethereal bowls made from the skeletons of maple and other leaves are the latest addition to Japanese artist Kay Sekimachi’s impressive portfolio. …

Young Couple Aged 70 Years With Make-Up To See If They’d Still Love Each Other

Tavis and Kristie, a twenty-something soon to be married couple, were aged 70 years by makeup artists and then revealed to each other. Their …

I Combine Thousands Of Porcelain Shards Into Blooms

My work examines the beauty and brutality of the natural world. My sculptural language is formed by surrounding landscapes and nature, and engages …

Cheap Cosplay Guy Creates More Low-Cost Costumes From Household Objects

Cosplay is expensive. Japanese manufacturers of cosplay costumes reported a profit of 35 billion yen in 2008, but evidently Anucha "Cha" Saengchart …

I Painted 11 Album Covers On My Face For Record Store Day

I melted, smudged, gunned, contorted and painted my face to celebrate my love of vinyl for the Record Store Day.<p>After the success of last years …

Geometric Tattoos By Dr. Woo Who’s Been Experimenting With Ink Since He Was 13

Tattoo artist Brian Woo’s dad wanted him to be a doctor, but instead of textbooks, Woo began to experiment with tattoos at 13. Soon he was …

Can You Prove to Us That You Eat Like a Man?

The beginning of a bold new venture in feeding yourself<p><b>Right now, in Mays Landing, N.J.,</b> there's a man who is eating like a man. It's not an accident; he's doing on purpose. This man, Ali Ahmad, 43, who coincidentally is a childhood friend of mine, has after reading this blog (and its resulting …

Cooking

The Woman Who Could Write, But Couldn't Read

A recent stroke left one 40-year-old woman with some unusual symptoms.<p>One morning, a kindergarten teacher was about to take attendance for her class when she realized she couldn't read the paper in her hands. She tried looking over her lesson plans, but like the attendance sheet, they seemed to be …

Employment

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