Many theatrical set designers today follow the maxim of “less is more”, but in the old days when theaters had to compete with moving pictures, plays frequently featured elaborate and extravagant sets built with great attention to detail. Continue reading
Trees have long life spans, but eventually they too die of old age or succumb to diseases or get damaged in thunderstorms and hurricanes. When trees in urban spaces die and show signs of toppling over or breaking off, the city might decide to remove them for the safety of those around. The remaining stumps then provide a wonderful opportunity for wood carvers to showcase their talent and liven up the neighborhood at the same time. Continue reading
A 1938 postcard showing shepherds from the marshy region of Landes, France, getting around on stilts.
The Landes region of southwestern France, bordering the Bay of Biscay, is covered by a large pine forest. Continue reading
Light touches, dreamy gazes and longing sighs… That’s what you’ll find in these intimate illustrations by Zipcy. Continue reading
Graham Gercken is an award winning Australian landscape painting artist who was born in 1960. He is a self-taught artist who loves to paint with oil paint. Continue reading
Form in Space, 48×60″ – aluminum print
Artist Garth Williams creates these stunning photographs using the fluid painting technique. In a vast tank filled with water, he infuses different media and pigments then captures the unpredictable movements of the substance. Continue reading