Dream-Inspired Digital Manipulations

Michael Vincent Manalo takes surreal images from his dreams and merges them into vivid digital artworks. Each image represents one fascinating frame. With so many questions left answered, he allows us to interpret what’s really going on.

“Inspiration for me comes from a lot of different sources,” says Manalo. “It may start from hauntingly vivid dreams, to nostalgic memories, to wild emotions, to painful moments, to melancholic days, to the untapped and unknown windows inside my soul, to the stillness and quietness of a place to mere words from thy lips. A lot of images come to my mind everyday from a lot of sources, I just have to catch them all and create them as I saw them.”

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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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