A Satisfying Stop-Motion Tutorial by omozoc Effortlessly Slices and Assembles a Wooden Box Entirely by Hand

 Animation Design #Omozoc #stop motion #video #wood July 20, 2022 Grace Ebert  omozoc (previously) gives new meaning to handcrafted in one of his latest stop-motion tutorials. With a simple touch of his fingertip or nail zipping along the edge of a piece of wood, the animator appears to cut, bevel, and construct a tissue box without any outside tools or fasteners. Comprised of 791 individual photos, the seamless video took 22 days to complete and is part of omozoc’s growing archive of woodworking lessons, which you can find…

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Jack Shure – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

A selection of recent paintings by Boulder, Colorado-based artist Jack Shure. Simultaneously drawing imagery from his childhood, present, and the future, Shure describes his work as a distilled reflection of the significant moments, lessons, and inspirations of his life. “I want my pictures to tell a story that is not an obvious one, but one that takes a moment of contemplation and discovery, while pushing boundaries of ugliness and beauty,” he says. “It invites the observer to recognize that one cannot exist without the other. To me, beauty is a…

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Guilherme da Silva – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

A selection of images from a new zine by Sao Paulo-based photographer Guilherme da Silva (previously featured here). While da Silva first got the idea for the project following a breakup and impromptu photo session with a friend in 2019, he did not start working on it again until December 2020 due to the pandemic. All of the people featured in the zine are LGBTQ+, with the aim of providing a utopian space for them to be who they truly are without worrying about how society sees them: “As a…

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“Hold Me Tight” by Artist Chrissy Lush

A playful series by Florida-based artist Chrissy Lush. Looking inward and projecting outward, Lush creates performative self portraits as a way of working through her relationship to the world and exploring the intimacy of exposing things that are deeply personal. In this particular series, Lush reflects on turning 40 and officially entering middle age by literally holding on to her youth and imagining herself on a journey with her younger self: “Embracing her, I tried to hold onto the feeling of her. I photographed myself multiple times then stitched them…

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Figures and Events Are Transfixed by Time in Pep Carrió’s Extensive Daily Visual Diaries

 Art Illustration #drawing #illustration #pep carrio #sketchbooks July 21, 2022 Kate Mothes All images © Pep Carrió, shared with permission. Photographs by Antonio Fernández In 2007, Madrid-based artist and illustrator Pep Carrió’s expansive diary project began as a challenge with a simple premise: to draw something every day. No matter what materials were at hand and without any predetermined theme or subject matter, he took a game-like approach to see if he could accomplish filling an entire Moleskine datebook throughout the year. The numerous editions that have followed feature…

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Anna Leigh Clem – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

An intimate series of photographs created using flower pigments by Massachusetts-based artist Anna Leigh Clem. Clem works in a variety of mediums including photography, text, book arts, video, and sculpture. She is particularly interested in the nature of ephemerality, and her work often seeks to make tangible the invisible realms of memories, dreams, and childhood. This particular set of images is inspired by her childhood garden. While that space no longer exists physically, Clem used her parents’ present-day garden as a guide, taking photos in an effort to capture the…

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Energetic Markings in Charcoal Delineate Nelson Makamo’s Candid Portraits of Childhood Joy

 Art #acrylic #charcoal #Nelson Makamo #painting #pastel #portraits July 21, 2022 Grace Ebert “Untitled” (2022), charcoal, acrylic and pastel on paper, 116.3 x 87.2 x 3.5 centimeters framed. All images courtesy of Rise Art, shared with permission On view at Rise Art is a new body of work from South African artist Nelson Makamo, who continues his charismatic portraits rendered in lively, gestural lines of charcoal. Whether on paper or canvas, the mixed-media pieces depict children and teens, and the artist’s quick, sometimes chaotic markings echo the unfiltered immediacy…

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