Whimsical Tightrope Walking Elephant Made of Thread

Though Paris-based artist Anastassia Elias is well-known for her miniature art created inside recycled toilet paper rolls, she’s also quite talented at creating whimsical art installations like this. For Le Gnie des Jardins, 54 artists were asked to make outdoor works that were both unexpected and original. At the end of September, over the course of a week, four public gardens hosted the artworks. Colbert Square is where you could find Tightrope, a beautiful elephant made of thread, by Anastassia Elias, that measured 200 x 150 cm. Love how the up-close shots show a chaotic arrangement of thread but from far away, all you see is that precariously balancing little elephant.

Anastassia Elias’ website

January 23, 2017

Makeup Artist Raises Mental Health Awareness With New #InsideOutChallenge

Canadian beauty blogger Yasaman Gheidi is using her makeup skills to spread mental health awareness with her new #InsideOutChallenge. While makeup can be fun and glamorous, Gheidi shows us a different side by using products to transform her face into a mirror for what’s within. The project came about after the 27-year-old self-taught beauty blogger left her staff Christmas party early due to an anxiety attack.

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