Olympus Launches Pen Your Story Challenge

I just received a nice email asking me to spread the word about Olympus’ new contest, Pen Your Story. You’ll get the ability to win their new PEN E-PL1 and $5,000 to make the creative project you always dreamed of. All you have to do is submit a video proposal to the Olympus YouTube Channel telling them what you want to create with the PEN E-PL1. Watch the video below for a full detailed explanation as well as some inspirational ideas.

Six entrants will be awarded $5,000 and a new Olympus PEN E-PL1 to bring their proposal to life, and one grand prize winner will receive an all-expense-paid trip to New York to show their work at the US Open. Sound like a fun contest with some fabulous prizes.

January 21, 2017

Fluttering Paper Birds Intricately Cut From Old Maps and Atlases

With vintage maps and aged atlases as her guides, London-based artist Claire Brewster crafts airy and ethereal avian cut-outs. Her colorful collection of paper birds play with negative space and silhouettes to illustrate the elegant aesthetic of birds in flight. Each figure features intricately carved feathers that appear to delicately flutter. With extended wings and alternating positions, the birds demonstrate the unique gestures of flying birds.

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January 20, 2017

Quirky Knit Gloves Reveal Unexpected Images When Placed Together

Istanbul-based Etsy shop Talking Gloves creates quirky knits with a picture-perfect twist. When placed side-by-side, the palms of each pair of cute gloves unexpectedly forms a single picture, putting a cozy and contemporary spin on the age-old diptych. Each pair of crafty gloves features two stitched designs: one on the left glove, and one on the right.

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