Creative Links of the Week #20

Hello and welcome to another edition of Creative Links of the Week! Hope you have something fantastic planned this weekend. As we do every Friday, here are some of the most creative and inspiring links from all around the web as well as My Modern Met’s top five most popular posts. Enjoy!

Around the Web:

Love this secret switch that uses an old book.

The cutest vampire video and it’s only 5 seconds!

A powerful Occupy Wall Street poster.

Shepard Fairey’s official Occupy Hope image. Wow.

How fun! Miniature 8-bit heroes.

Pixar’s new Brave trailer. Can’t wait for the movie.

Drawers made from old suitcases. Nice.

Did someone say bacon candy canes?

Chalkboard door hanger. What would you write?

A twisted bridge in the Netherlands I’d love to see in person.

Best of My Modern Met:

Let’s go back to the future, again!

How many different stories could you fit inside these rings?

Have you ever thought about arranging lightning pictures like this?

Beautiful Kenya like you’ve never seen before.

A walkable roller coaster!

Photo credit: Gail Montgomery

December 3, 2016

Artist Completes Gigantic Pen & Ink Drawing After 3.5 Years

From great pain often comes great artwork. Such is the case with Manabu Ikeda‘s monumental Rebirth, a 13′ x 10′ masterpiece that the artist toiled over for 3.5 years, working 10 hours a day. It’s Ikeda’s largest work to date and is the Japanese artist’s response to the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami that set off the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

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December 2, 2016

Sexy French Farmers Pose for Shirtless 2017 Calendar

Last year, the holiday season was set ablaze by France’s Pompiers Sans Frontières (Firefighters Without Borders) and their sizzling, stripped-down calendar. Shot for a good cause by renowned Paris-based fashion photographer Fred Goudon, the risqué calendar proved to be a popular Christmas gift—both in France and abroad. In keeping with tradition, Goudon has photographed a new crop of au naturel pin-up models for his 2017 edition: French farmers.

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