Posts by Sara Barnes

November 17, 2017

15+ Online Classes to Take Your Creativity to New Heights This Week

As the holidays quickly approach, the search for the best gift is officially on. Why not give the gift of knowledge? Online learning is a great way to show someone how much you care by encouraging them to be the best version of themselves. Plus, purchasing a gift that's centered around an experience is shown to make people happier in the long run.

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November 16, 2017

89-Year-Old Photographer Pokes Fun at Herself in Silly Self-Portraits

Learning something new can be challenging, but sometimes, it can take you places you’d never imagine. Kimiko Nishimoto was 72 years old when she picked up a camera, and it’s transformed her life over the past 17 years. Now at 89, she's enjoying wide-spread attention for her creative self-portrait photography. Nishimoto pokes fun at herself through her bizarre compositions.

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November 15, 2017

Mesmerizing Fountain Uses Lights to Turn Water into Colorful Shape-Shifting Forms

The sound of a babbling brook has a calming effect on many people, and it's something they wish to mimic in their home. One way to do this is a water fountain, and engineer Stephen Co has produced a design that combines this natural tranquility with a mesmerizing light show. Called Aquarius, the flowing water has a shape-shifting appearance that changes colors—all within a sleek design that will fit comfortably in your home.

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November 14, 2017

Baroque-Inspired Portraits Celebrate the Beauty of Black Girls’ Natural Hair

Atlanta-based CreativeSoul Photo brought an inspiring artistic vision to life that highlights the beauty of black girls and their natural hair. Regis and Kahran are the husband and wife duo behind the photography studio, and their series Afro Art represents their expertise in capturing portraits as well as visual storytelling. The striking images feature young girls in elaborate costuming and hairstyles, from a Baroque-era aesthetic to steampunk clothing to fierce high-fashion ensembles.

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