Category: ART

Mar 15, 2010

Vertical Panoramic Photography: 15 Breathtaking Examples

Vertical Panoramic Photography: 15 Breathtaking Examples

When I posted this image of the Notre Dame Cathedral as a ‘Picture of the Day’, I knew I would have to further explore the world of vertical panoramic photography. The effect is achieved by using software to digitally stitch together a series of photos. Outdoor vertical panoramas definitely present additional challenges as lighting can…

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Mar 8, 2010

The Inventor and Master of 3D Sidewalk Chalk Art – Kurt Wenner

The Inventor and Master of 3D Sidewalk Chalk Art – Kurt Wenner

In the world of 3D sidewalk chalk art there’s Kurt Wenner, and everyone else. All have exceptional talent and tremendous vision but Kurt, the inventor and master, has such a higher degree of detail and intricacy in his pieces. Beyond his own work, Kurt has also devoted his life to arts education, teaching…

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Mar 1, 2010

Movie Montage Monday part Deux

Movie Montage Monday part Deux

A few months ago I posted the first Movie Montage Monday selection. It was a small collection of videos I came across on Vimeo that really caught my eye. I decided to go through the exercise again and spend more time sifting through films for your enjoyment. Enjoy! MACRO KINGDOM Film by Clemento using 5DmarkII…

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Feb 25, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 25, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 25, 2010

ART IS A STAPLE OF LIFE Photograph by Baptiste Debombourg Photograph by Baptiste Debombourg Photograph by Baptiste Debombourg Awesome work by Baptiste Debombourg. 75 hours, 35,000 staples and 2.7 meters x 2.5 meters Baptiste Debombourg via Make: Online Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO…

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Feb 25, 2010

Branching Out: Tree Art by Naoko Ito

Branching Out: Tree Art by Naoko Ito

Branching out – Photograph by Naoko Ito I came across Naoko Ito’s work sifting through todayandtomorrow. A Tokyo-born artist now living in New York city; Naoko’s work draws heavy influence from nature. In this series titled Urban Nature 2009, Naoko uses over-sized mason jars to preserve life. Absolutely love these visuals! Tree Branch in Jars…

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Feb 22, 2010

The Evolution of the BMW Art Car

The Evolution of the BMW Art Car

The BMW Art Car Project was introduced by the French racecar driver and auctioneer Hervé Poulain, who wanted to invite an artist to create a canvas on an automobile. It was in 1975 when Poulain commissioned American artist and friend Alexander Calder to paint the first BMW Art Car. This first example would be a…

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Feb 9, 2010

Slithery Snake Art

Slithery Snake Art

Don’t get me wrong. If I see a snake in the wild, I’m not sticking around to admire its beauty. The way they move, their constant tongue usage; it’s all very off-putting believe me. But in a controlled environment, with a professional photographer? What beauty! Incredibly vibrant colours, brilliant patterns and hypnotic skeletal structures make…

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