You don’t often see ballerinas on the beach, so Lucy Snowe‘s series of seaside dancers strikes the imagination with both its beauty and oddity. The combination of sand and ballet shoes is just surreal enough to seem like a dream.
New York isn’t so much a city. It’s more of an idea, an abstract dream of affluence and success. Obviously, the real city is more complex than its image. If you visit, you might notice:
1. Bad weather
- they never told you about that one.
The idea of ‘upcycling’ pine cones might make you think of wilderness survival or elementary school art projects, but pine cones have classy sides too.
1. A ring bearer pillow.
via Rustic Blend
Fruit hasn’t changed much in a long time. To make it interesting in photos, you might need a good bowl.
Here are some ideas:
1. A bowl on a scale.
Returning to work after a vacation can be difficult, even more difficult, perhaps, than returning to school. So, here’s a long-due list of ‘Back to Work’ supplies which may help you readjust after the holidays:
1. Superman shoes.
How you present your artwork is often as important as the artwork itself. A bad frame can ruin a picture, while a good frame can make it ‘fantastic’. You may begin to wonder whether art is really just about framing.
1. A white border
- accented by a clothespin, a string, and several black & white letters.
via Lackluster Co.
Instead of writing poetry out of your head, try opening a book, newspaper or magazine to ‘find’ your poetry. Artist Anca Gray has ‘written’ a set of poems this way and illustrated them with drawings. She refers to her artwork as ‘found poetry.’
Check it out:
Blowing soap bubbles was once just a child’s game. Now, somewhat sneakily, bubbles are for photographer’s too.
Switching to energy-efficient light bulbs creates a problem: what should you do with the old light bulbs?
1. Snow globes
via Penguin Craft
Trying to follow the list of traditional wedding gifts can be a grueling and perhaps self-tortuous ambition, but it’s possible. To make the search a bit easier for your first anniversary [Paper], here are eight inspiring gift ideas:
1. Paper shadow boxes
- simply awesome.
via La Boom!