Sparkling Umbrellas Provide Perfect Little Escape in Sydney

Though we’ve now seen some truly dazzling light installations at this year’s Vivid Sydney, there’s still one we wanted to highlight. Photographer Peter Greig designed and curated one section of the festival – the Walsh Bay Arts Precinct Light Walk. There you could find a gorgeous work conceptualized and designed by artist Anna Meister. Umbrellas were strung together and then lit up to create a sparkling igloo! The dome-shaped structure glowed in the night, welcoming those visiting to be, temporarily, whisked away to another world.






Photos via [The Loop, Katherine Lim, Fiona Chan, Sydney-City and Suburbs, evangelique, Gordon Burnett]



January 24, 2017

Creative Dad Turns Son’s Drawings Into Awesome Anime Characters

French animator and anime artist Thomas Romain has recently started collaborating with two unlikely artists: his young sons. Much like their father, the boys love to draw and design characters. To show them the capability of their creativity, Romain often turns their doodles into professional-level concept art. Romain began his unique anime drawings series last month, when he and one of his sons designed and rendered a star-studded alien.

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January 24, 2017

New Intricately Detailed Tiny Animal Embroideries Made With Meticulous Stitching

Embroidery artist Chloe Giordano crafts stunningly sewn hoop art at an impossibly small scale. After first marveling at her embroidered animals last year, she’s back with even more meticulously stitched woodland creatures. Some of them are no larger than a thimble. Using subtle color changes and countless passes of the satin stitch, Giordano mimics the look of fur on hopping rabbits, sleepy squirrels, and scurrying mice.

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