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You may have seen one or two of these before, or at least something similar. This kind of art is known as "sidewalk chalk art", and it is what it says on the tin: chalk drawings on public pavements. The artists that do this are very, very talented artists, and produce their artwork to trick our eyes into thinking it is an actual 3D object. Some of these pieces are actually much longer than what they appear to be, and are only seen the way they are in these photos from a certain angle and distance away. Have you ever seen something like this in real life before? If so, we want to hear about it!
From the success of my first post it is clear that there are a lot of people out there who have a large interest in graffiti - whether you love it or hate it. If you haven't already seen the first post, you should check it out: Art or Crime? Expressionism In Graffiti Art. This post features a some incredible examples of illustrative graffiti, from typographic illustrations to abstract pieces of gorgeousness! Hold onto your seats and get ready to be "wowed"!
An optical illusion is characterized by visually perceived images that differ from objective reality. The information gathered by the eye is processed in the brain to give a percept that does not tally with a physical measurement of the stimulus source. This post showcases twenty-six still images that have been produced in such a way that they play with your eyes, making it seem like the image is actually moving, when really it isn't. What is your favourite illusion here, and do you have a favourite that we haven't included? If so, please feel free to share a link in the comments section below!
In the last of our super car photography posts,we are looking at the most expensive car money can buy, the Bugatti Veyron; Volkswagen's five million pound super car experiment has astounded everyone. This car offers some incredible design features which helps keep it on the ground, yet still manages to look incredibly sexy! Will the future ever be able to provide a better super car? What's your favourite Bugatti photograph here, and what are you favourite design features of this stunning car?
If you like illustrated products and design, alcohol commercial advertisement design and packaging is a great place to look, admire and get inspired. The designs are usually crammed full of plenty goodness! This showcase features 40 lovely and inspirational illustrated beer bottle labels in all kinds of shapes and colours, making use of several different trends at the time and mixing up all kinds of typographic styles. What's your favourite label here, and why? Let us know!
Supercars are incredibly expensive, and the chances are the majority of us reading this will never have the luxury of owning one ourselves. That doesn’t however mean we can’t enjoy the beautiful design aspects of these cars, and of course the inspirational photographs! This post features the classic car brand Ferrari, featuring glistening old ones to the sporty new ones. These photos show the enormity of how big Ferrari have become over the past decade, by making great super cars. This is the penultimate part of our supercar series, so check back soon for the last one in the series featuring a very special car brand.
Just over a decade ago graffiti was a crime and a crime only, but these days people are hired purposely to graffiti. Graffiti is everywhere. Why? Because it's a great way for people to express their feelings. Due to an explosion of talented youngsters getting into this unique blend of culture, many people want to see more of it, mainly because it is so fascinating to look at! If you like graffiti, a quick gander over this post is a must. If you like this post, you should check out the following books: "GRAFF: The Art and Technique of Graffiti" and "Street Scene: How to Draw Graffiti-Style".
Supercars are incredibly expensive, and the chances are the majority of us reading this will never have the luxury of owning one ourselves. That doesn’t however mean we can’t enjoy the beautiful design aspects of these cars, and of course the inspirational photographs! This post features a selection lovely, sleek and stylish Aston Martin photographs that serve as not only photography inspiration but design inspiration too. This is part two of our new supercar series, so check back soon for various other parts featuring different car brands.
Mosaics of all types have been around for years and years. In more recent years, mainly due to modern technology such as digital cameras and personal computers, creatives have been able to play around with photography in ways that they never have before (well, at least without having to develop hundreds of photos!). This showcase features a selection of extremely detailed mosaics of various subjects such as animals and eyes, all of which have been produced by stitching hundreds of different photos together, cleverly positioning each one depending on it's colour and contrast.
A super car is incredibly expensive, and chances are the majority of us reading this will never have the luxury of owning one ourselves. That doesn't however mean we can't enjoy the beautiful super car design aspects, and of course some inspirational super car photography! This post features Lamborghini super car photography. A selection of lovely, sleek and stylish Lamborghini super car photographs that serve as not only car photography inspiration but design inspiration too. This is part one of our super car photography series.
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