Tag: art

Sep 29, 2014

This is What The Beatles Look Like as Pancakes

This is What The Beatles Look Like as Pancakes

Nathan Shields is an illustrator, math teacher and self-proclaimed ‘professional dad’ to two wonderful kids. As a way to entertain them he began creating pancake art. It’s creative, delicious and fun for the kids, what more could you want? Here’s the Beatles as pancakes set to an instrumental cover of “Something” by The Beatles…

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Sep 25, 2014

Super Slow Motion Close-Up of a Tattoo Being Applied

Super Slow Motion Close-Up of a Tattoo Being Applied

Destin from Smarter Every Day outfitted his Phantom Miro Camera with a macro lens to show us an up close view of a tattoo being applied in super slow motion. Leah Farrow of Timepiece Tattoo also helps explains how the two most common tattoo machines work.

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Sep 20, 2014

Artist with Cerebral Palsy Uses Typewriter to Paint

Artist with Cerebral Palsy Uses Typewriter to Paint

Paul Smith (September 21, 1921 – June 25, 2007) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He suffered from severe spastic cerebral palsy from an early age and the loss of fine motor control of his face and hands made it impossible for him to attend school—or even eat, clothe, or bathe himself. It also made…

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Aug 23, 2014

Watch This Artist Paint a Dragon’s Body in One Masterful Stroke

Watch This Artist Paint a Dragon’s Body in One Masterful Stroke

An artist from the Kousyuuya studio in Nikko, Japan paints a beautiful dragon; completing the body in a single, masterful stroke. If you want to fast forward to just the body stroke, skip to 1:47 (although it’s interesting to see how the whole piece comes together).

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Jul 24, 2014

Master Chef Turns Lump of Dough Into Hundreds of Noodles

Master Chef Turns Lump of Dough Into Hundreds of Noodles

Watch Danny Yip, the executive pasta chef of Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills turn a lump of dough into hundreds of delicious noodles. This type of Chinese noodle is known as Lamian, which is made by stretching and folding the dough into strands. The artistic display is wonderfully narrated by the always entertaining Alton…

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Jul 4, 2014

This Is What Daytime Fireworks Look Like

This Is What Daytime Fireworks Look Like

We’ve all seen fireworks at night, but what about on a sunny afternoon? At the Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha, Qatar, Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang put on one of his largest explosion events ever, utilizing microchip-controlled explosives to form incredible designs and patterns. Each set of explosions was calculated to paint a…

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Jul 2, 2014

This Looks Like a Regular Painting Until You See It from Another Angle

This Looks Like a Regular Painting Until You See It from Another Angle

This painting is not what it seems and it’s only when you look at it from a different angle that it becomes apparent. The artwork is known as a “reverspective” and was originally created by British artist Patrick Hughes. This particular artwork was done by Brian Weavers and is currently on display at the…

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