Guadalajara, Spain fine artist Lorenzo Duran #artistaday
Lorenzo Duran searches for fallen leaves and uses those he has carefully selected as canvases. Before he begins work on a leaf, he first carefully washes, dries, and molds it into a stable form. Then, with surgical precision, he cuts them with nature-inspired motifs. His technique is inspired by paper-cuts from China, Japan, Germany and Switzerland.
French Press Repurposed as a Terrarium - 1001 Gardens
Really love the idea of repurposing your french press as a perfect touch for your decoration ! The white stones are perfect !
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When I started this blog, way back in 2006, I had no clue how long it would last. I actually had no idea I could even write about something for more than a couple of days. It is funny how things go.
Animals of Art Deco
Lady Walking Dog - A.Santini Art Deco squirrel bookends - Max Le Verrier Art Deco embracing animals Art Deco successfully integrated the multitude of fascinating design innovations of its time. The mobile perspectives of abstract cubism were subtly merged into the designs but with more symmetrical aspects. The visions of futurism and modernism, inspired by the possibilities of the Machine Age were embraced in its design and choice of materials, while the simpler, functional ideals of…
Yoshimasa Tsuchiya: Wooden foals, unicorns, mermaids - look almost like porcelain. "In Japan, most of traditional buildings and sculptures are made of wood. Wood is a material which breath. It has own age, own viability. I studied these kind of traditional techniques in a graduate school of operative dentistry of cultural assets. I receive some inspirations from an old tale, a myth, a legend and my dream. The figure of my animals is a materialization of human hope, mind and heart."