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Amazing Anamorphic Sculptures

These are incredible sculptures that must be viewed in a cylindrical mirror. The physical sculptures look wildly distorted, stretched out around the mirror. the final image viewed in the mirror is amazing.
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Stairway to the Tree Canopy

canopystairI climbed a good number of trees in my youth. And with most of the larger ones, having to resort to either a ladder system or foothold boards nailed to the trunk to ascend. This new invention by a couple of young British designers is uniquely clever. I’d love to try this out!


Incredible Miniature Food Sculptures

I ran across these amazing tiny sculptures. I would love to see some photos of the process.

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Google Street View Painter

Bill Guffey is an artist in Kentucy that has painted a series from the 50 states using Google maps Streetview as reference.

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Great Acapella cover of the song Africa

Every once in a while you come across something creative and unique and this is one of those times:

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Take the Elevator to Heaven… or Hell.

New York City’s “The Standard” hotel has placed a video art installation in their elevators created by Marco Brambilla. The montage of over 400 video clips rises through stylized scenes from hell to heaven going up or vice versa going down.

Civilization by Marco Brambilla from CRUSH on Vimeo.

High quality version here:

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Visually impaired photographs

This group of blind participatants are guided by sound, smell, touch, taste, and imagination to create their photos. My question: who chooses what photos they exhibit?

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Animator vs. animation

You don’t have to be a flash programmer to appreciate this fantastic animation.
This was done by Alan Becker, a (then) 16 year old and it took him three months to complete.

Animator vs. Animation by *alanbecker on deviantART

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Animated paper models

Check out these cool animated paper models. Yes, they are made out of paper!
Order and build one yourself!

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Incredible Painted Wall Animations

These are absolutely fantastic! I can not even imagine the time and patience that goes into something like this. I would like to see a video of this guy during the animation process.