Steve Spazuk has perfected a technique called fumage, he use the flame of a candle or the flame of a torch as a pencil to create his paintings with trails of soot, then he scratches it away to produce the detail. It’s mesmerizing to watch. Visit www.spazuk.com to find out more.
Ok Go do such creative music videos and I wanted to share their genius with you. They have recently release “I won’t let you down”, meticulously choreographed and on awesome little Honda scooters, which was filmed with a GPS-controlled drone.
I think “Here it goes again” will always be a favorite of mine. Enjoy!
Recently we visited the Richard Goodall Gallery in the Northern Quarter, Manchester. I used to work in the area and loved popping in to peruse the latest contemporary pieces of art they had to offer.
They have a wide variety on show, paintings, prints, drawings, photos, vinyl toys, and some designer homeware. So here are few things that caught my eye.
Artist: Nicolas Bannister
Artist: Ray Caesar
Artist: Jay Ryan
Vinyl Figures: Dunny & Mechtorians
Happy Friday internet friends!
Another work week coming to a close and I thought I would celebrate by sharing some things that have made me smile these past few days:
Dream Again by Starling, think catchy rock riffs blended with a grandeur orchestral sound. Their album comes out next month so keep your eye out for them.
Angel Gowns; are beautiful dresses made out of donated wedding dresses for babies that never make it out of hospital. The NICU Helping Hands organisation in Texas began the practice as a way of showing respect and compassion to grieving families and saying that their babies’ life mattered. It is a beautiful thing to and you can find out more about the organisation here here.
45 Ways to Avoid using the word ‘very’. An excellent tool for stuck writers!
This series of photos showing children fighting monsters from their nightmares!
And finally, I love this illustration of a quote by Amy Poehler reminding us that great people do things before they’re ready!
Have a great weekend folks!
Ira Glass talks about the “Gap” where, you just have to produce a large amount of work in order to develop your skills to match your “Taste”. You can watch the video here if you haven’t already.
Your efforts will be rewarded as long as you continue to practice, and here’s the proof.
“I think practice shouldn’t be labor.”
“I would say to anyone who has passion for art and creating to not stop … regardless of what gets thrown your way.”
“As long as you keep at it and continue enjoying what you do, you’ll get to where you want to be.”
“You have to really want it, and push yourself really hard to become successful.”
Source: Huffingtonpost »