Crossing the Border – Day trippin’ in Washington State


October 30th 2014

I made another last minute decision to take a 2 night ride across the border into Washington State.  First time I think I have had no dogs to care for and absolutely no other real responsibilities  at home.  This prompted me to get away yet again. So, off I left around 1430 on Thursday to head down to Washington.  Short back country ride to La Conner for the night.

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Finalists Of The 2014 Wildlife Photographer Of The Year


Now in its 50th year, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition provides a global showcase of the very best nature photography. The competition is co-owned by two UK institutions that pride themselves on revealing and championing the diversity of life on Earth – the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide.There is a major exhibition at the Natural History Museum that tours worldwide throughout the year. The winning images appear on this website, in BBC Wildlife Magazine and publications worldwide. As a result, the photographs are now seen by millions.

Find out about the Museum: visit www.nhm.ac.uk

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‘Diamonds’ by Malgorzata Ksiazkiewicz

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Amazing macro-photography of individual snowflakes [10 Pictures]


Photographer Alexey Kljatov takes incredible close-up photos of snowflakes in his backyard in Moscow.

“I capture snowflakes on the open balcony of my house, mostly on glass surface, lighted by an LED flashlight from the opposite side of the glass, and sometimes in natural light, using dark woolen fabrics as background.”
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PENCIL SKETCHES – Amazing work of art


Absolutely AMAZING!

Most of these drawings by Ramon Bruin seem relatively simple, but at the same time, because of their shadows and some intriguingly placed real-life props in the photographs, the sketched images appear to be almost magically leaving the bounds of the paper they’re drawn on…

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One man, 100,000 toothpicks, and 35 years: An incredible kinetic sculpture of San Francisco


One man, 100,000 toothpicks, and 35 years: An incredible kinetic sculpture of San Francisco wood toothpicks sculpture San Francisco multiples
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You need to watch the video at the end of this post!  This is CRAZY AMAZING ART that moves!

Scott Weaver’s amazing piece, made with over 100,000 toothpicks over the course of 35 years, is a depiction of San Francisco, with multiple ball runs that allow you to go on “tours” of different parts of the city. It will be on display in the Tinkering Studio until June 19th!

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The Street Art of Kenny Random [21 pics]


SOURCE:  TWISTED SIFTER

Kenny Random is a street artist hailing from Padova, Italy. Beyond that there is not much information on the artist aside from his fantastic artwork that can be seen on his personal website and Facebook. His older work primarily centers around a silhouetted man and his cat. They can be spotted roaming the city, injecting colour and traipsing over poorly scrawled graffiti.

In his newer work, Kenny incorporates cartoon characters. As he explains to My Modern Met:

“I like playing with fantasy and reality, so I try and find the best location to give more power to all the cartoon characters. Cartoons are very powerful on paper, but on the street they become part of real life; the right place can give them an amazing power!”

Kenny Random: Website | Facebook | Gallery

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Amazing pictures of naked models covered in bodypaint


Now this is WICKED, creative and sexy too!

These bizarre bikes are sure to get plenty of engines racing.

The incredible motorcycles are made from naked human models covered in bodypaint and contorted into amazing shapes.

Artist Trina Merry, from San Francisco, California, has made a dirt bike, cruiser and sports bike out of her flexible subjects.

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Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2222350/Amazing-pictures-naked-models-covered-bodypaint-contorted-human-motorbikes.html#ixzz2APUqWMYM

Engines racing: The incredible designs will be used to front a major motor show as it tours the U.S.Engines racing: The incredible designs will be used to front a major motor show as it tours the U.S. Continue reading

Amazingly Creative Drawing Vs Photography


THESE ARE AMAZING AND BEYOND CREATIVE!!!!!!!!!!!!

This wonderful work has done by a very talented Belgian painter, illustrator, portraitist, caricaturist and photographer Ben Heine. This creative artist was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. He Studied graphic arts and sculpture and I also have a degree in journalism. Lets take a look at some of his awesome works that he calls “Drawing Vs Photography” or “Imagination Vs Reality”.

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25 Really Creative Floor Sticker Ads


SOURCE:  TWISTED SIFTER

Below you will find a collection of creative, provocative and sometimes funny floor sticker ads that caught our eye. It’s fascinating to see the ideas ad agencies can come up with when they are not constrained by the restrictive borders of a magazine or billboard. If you know of any other really creative sidewalk, elevator or floor ads that we missed, please let us know in the comments! If there’s enough maybe a follow-up post will be in order :)

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aerial overhead shot of floor sticker ad with a giant dog that makes people look like fleas and ticks

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Man Walks All Day to Create Spectacular Snow Patterns



You must click on the pics to make them larger….AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I have never seen anything like this!