Category: ART

Aug 3, 2010

The Most Incredible Miniature Pencil Art [20 pics]

The Most Incredible Miniature Pencil Art [20 pics]

Photograph by Dalton Ghetti / Solent News Dalton Ghetti is a 49-year old carpenter from Bridgeport, Connecticut, and he has been carving the most incredible miniature sculptures for over 25 years without the aid of a magnifying glass. His canvas? The tiny tip of a lead pencil. Photograph by Dalton Ghetti / Solent…

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Jul 28, 2010

Picture of the Day – July 28, 2010

Picture of the Day – July 28, 2010

INCEPTION! Photograph by Adele Enersen To keep her creative juices flowing while on maternity leave, Adele tries to imagine what her baby Mila is dreaming about during her daytime naps. Beautiful! via Mila’s Daydreams Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF…

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Jul 27, 2010

Incredible Gallery of Art Deco Vehicles

Incredible Gallery of Art Deco Vehicles

1938 Delahaye 135 MS Torpedo Roadster Embracing a variety of influences from Neoclassical, to cubism, to modernism; Art Deco flourished in the 1920s and 1930s, affecting all areas of design. While many movements often had political or philosophical roots, Art Deco was purely decorative. Architecturally, the two most popular examples are the Empire…

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Jul 22, 2010

Urban Sprawl in the United States: 10 Incredible Aerials

Urban Sprawl in the United States: 10 Incredible Aerials

Think of the city as a living organism. A slow moving blob that is constantly expanding outwards; consuming more land and more resources. As the city spreads, it spawns suburbs, subdivisions and auto-dependent residents. This is urban sprawl, and Christoph Gielen has captured it beautifully in this series of incredible aerial photographs of housing subdivisions…

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Jul 21, 2010

Picture of the Day – How To Stencil Stealthily

Picture of the Day – How To Stencil Stealthily

HOW TO STENCIL STEALTHILY Illustration and Copy by Lauren Smith and Derek Fagerstrom Stay stealthy my friends :) Thanks to Jenna Appleseed we now know this is an excerpt from the book: Show Me How – 500 Things You Should Know Instructions for Life From the Everyday to the Exotic. Which you should be able…

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Jul 19, 2010

Back to the Future: Retro 70s Ads for Today’s Gadgets

Back to the Future: Retro 70s Ads for Today’s Gadgets

Did you ever wonder what today’s most popular gadgets (mp3 player, laptop, cellphone and handheld video game system) would look like if they were designed in the 70s? No!?! Well thankfully Alex Varanese has. He’s even envisioned what the print ads would look like to market such wonderful devices. In this series called: ‘Alt/1977: We…

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Jul 12, 2010

This Diesel Ad Campaign is REALLY Stupid [21 Pics]

This Diesel Ad Campaign is REALLY Stupid [21 Pics]

So stupid it’s smart? Or just plain stupid? Crappy clothes aside, this Diesel ad campaign was interesting enough to post but does it deliver? As Forrest Gump would say: ‘Stupid is as stupid does’. All pictures courtesy of: I Believe in Advertising If you enjoyed this article, the Sifter highly recommends: GET YOUR HANDS DIRTY…

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