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Sunday, October 31, 2010

Carlos Meira

These paper sculptures by Brazilian artist Carlos Meira are possibly the best I've ever posted so far.
Enjoy these pieces from his ‘Folia de Papel’ exhibition, a tribute celebrating the enthusiasm of samba schools in Rio de Janeiro.










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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Fun Friday/

Gotta love this advertisement for Yomeishu, a Japanese herbal liquer recommended for people with sleep disorders.

I didn't get it the first time! Did you?

It's a panda bear minus the dark circles! LOL!Photobucket

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

AT&T Hand Ads

You probably have seen these ads when they made their rounds on the internet but I'm posting them in case you've missed them. The artist, Guido Daniele, uses just hands and a phone to represent various countries in different settings.

Morocco

Zimbawe

Norway

Russia

United Kingdom

England


Italy

Mexico

Costa Rica

Paraguay

Canada

Brazil

Australia

Paris

The Bahamas

The Netherlands

Costa Rica

Japan

India

China


Egypt


Which one is your favourite?

Monday, October 25, 2010

Maria Botelho - Word Art

Meet Maria Botelho if you're not already following her awesome blog @ Personalized Sketches & Sentiments. Now a graduate and licensed dental hygienist, the talented Maria was a SAHM of 3 beautiful children. A self-taught artist of over 25 years, she's versatile in what she draws - any subject matter using any name.



Drawn with the name KRISTJEN



Drawn with the name JESSIE






Sunday, October 24, 2010

Carl Warner - Foodscapes

A couple of years back, I did a post on Carl Warner's Foodscapes. I was blown-away once again by his breathtaking creations on a recent visit to his site.

You'll have to click on the images to really enjoy the details of the landscapes.

London Skyline

Asparagus Houses of Parliament, watermelon dome....
26 different types of fruits and vegetables were used to depict this scene.

The London Eye - made of green beans and baby cherry tomatoes.

The Tower Bridge - made of runner beans, celery, and Shredded Wheat atop pineapple slices.

Carl's Village

A lipsmacking village of chocolate mallow cookie pie, biscottis, cookies and other sweet delights.

Riverscape

Noodle floors, physalis lanterns, a river of savoy cabbage....

Coralscape

An island of coconuts, passion fruit, melons, lychees, kumquats, mangoes, lemons and limes; tropical fishes of a variety of fruits and vegetables

Way Out West

An trailer of crusty white loaf; pepperoni Telegraph poles with black spaghetti wires and a dusting of oats and cereals on the ground.


Hills of cheddar, a jetty of breadsticks. The steamboat is made of bread with a celery funnel.


Radicchio skies and coconut haystacks


Celery forest


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