Street artists Zebrating are an incredible duo from Mannheim, Germany. The word: “Zebrating” can be loosely translated to “making the zebra”, a phrase, which describes the duet’s artistic style. Zebrating work only on the image lattice stairs, fences, railings or other discontinued surface.
Ebru is the Turkish art of paper-handling or marbling. The oldest known Ebru was founded in the 11th century. It shows that even at this time the art had reached perfection. According to scientists, it probably took many centuries to achieve the astounding quality of this art form. Ebru is the so old that to this day there are disputes on its origin. Some assume that Ebru appeared in India, and later was learnt by the Persians, who passed the knowledge over to the Ottomans – Turks. However, some say that its origin might ultimately lead back to the Chinese Tang dynasty document that mentions a process of coloring paper on water with five hues. Continue reading … Ebru – The Art Of Drawing On The Water
A bright and original New Year’s creativity brought to you by VVL BBDO. Millions of Tweets are sent around the holidays, especially on New Year’s Eve. Bearing this in mind, a Belgian agency VVL BBDO decided to bring the wishes together and turn them into music. Wanting to start 2012 on a high note, the agency created a campaign to unite people all over the world. If you allegedly combine “tweets” and “wishes”, “Best Wishes!” New Year greeting becomes “Best Tweeshes!”. #Tweeshes! for short and simple. Continue reading … Best Tweeshes!
“The Joy of Books” is a wonderful stop-motion animation in which the books in a small bookshop come alive at night. The animation is by Sean Ohlenkamp and quite a large number of volunteer book wranglers. The fantastic short motion picture is set in Toronto bookshop Type. Books come alive after a shopkeeper leaves for the night, much like the toys in Pixar films spring to life as soon as humans leave the room. Continue reading … The Joy of Books
Dain Fagerholm an illustrator from Seattle animates his pen and marker drawn pictures. Continuing the tradition of cinema graph creation (the so-called photos that “come to life”) of Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg, the artist Dain Fagerholm decided to “breathe life” into his own designs, made by a simple ballpoint pen.
Using GIF animation this illustrator made the cute wonderful monsters and funny creatures move and three dimensional.
Dain Fagerholm’s stereographic drawings are almost like heroes came to life from fairy tale illustrations, ready to jump out of the book at any moment.
A Korean sculptor, Seung Mo Park knows a special pattern of weaving weightless wire portraits. Seung Mo Park’s portraits consist of hundreds of thousands of small holes formed by the intricacies of wire in huge sheets. To obtain whole-leaf full portrait, the artist simply cuts off the extra parts of the wire creating twist layers, which results in image formation on the wire sheet surface. Continue reading … Transparent Wire Portraits
The amusing and interesting short video was created to commemorate the grand opening of Westfield Stratford City, the largest urban shopping center in Europe. The Viral Factory produced an original and fun short, called 100 Years / Style / East London.
The clip describes a century of fashion and dancing styles in East London, from September 13, 1901, to September 13, 2011. A well-known British composer Tristin Norwell took a single music track and changed the main theme in order for it to fit the different time periods.
The movie clip is directed by Jake Lunt and shot for four days in various East London locations. The video rapidly goes through different styles from the 20s to the present day, and apart from the effective synergy of music, dance and clothes, a careful selection of props and locations brings pleasure to the eye.
An idea spin-off of the immensely popular Pac-Man video game and the upcoming “end of the world” according to the Mayan calendar has been created by an interactive web designer Alexander Bickov. The concept is that the Pac-Man character from the video game is literally “eating up” planets of the Solar System, which is both humorous and original art piece.
In this video, an artist painter from Shanghai named Hong Yi drew a portrait of her idol singer with a bottom-stained coffee cup. While listening to the song of a popular Taiwanese singer Jay Chou, a 26-year-old Hong Yi was drinking her morning coffee. The song’s lyrics began with a mentioning of a coffee cup. Hong Yi has accidentally put the cup on the white tablecloth, instead of the saucer, leaving a brown stain on the white cloth. The artist was inspired by the idea of drawing a portrait of the singer with a bottom staine
A site called Demo Slam is a Google project that allows Google users to upload their interesting projects that they have created using Google docs and tools. It is even possible to win prizes and select your favorites. This is one of the videos from the Google Demo Slam. A girl and her boyfriend synchronized their actions to create a peculiar “magic” effect. As an example, a fan at the girl’s computer followed a “hurricane” in her boyfriend’s room. Bearing in mind, that it is quite difficult to synchronize these actions, this, probably, isn’t a streaming video, nevertheless, it’s worth watching.
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