Dmitry Khristenko and his motorcycles
Made of vintage timepieces, motorcycles created by talented craftsman are truly works of art. All I have learned about the artist (from his deviant art page) that he is a male living in Toronto Ontario, Canada. However, originally he is from the Ukraine. Inspired by different steampunk artists, Dmitry Khristenko makes his incredible miniatures of motorcycles and automobiles using watch parts. In fact, such kind of art is the same as jewelry art. According to Dmitry Khristenko, he has been sculpting these miniature motorcycles since 2010. As a result, since that time various mass media featured his works. In particular, Ultimate Motorcycling Magazine and Motorcycle Mojo Magazine.
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Dmitry Khristenko and his motorcycles
Miniature models by Szymon Klimek
Talented Polish engineer Szymon Klimek combines art and engineering in his works, creating models of the early 20th century cars, trains, steam engines and fancy carriages. But the interesting thing is that any product easily fits a regular wine glass. To the beautiful miniature models made of very thin sheets of copper and steel, the author gives the desired shape and fastens together with glue. Meanwhile, the creation can take up to two months of hard work. According to Szymon Klimek, his work is at the intersection of decorative, engineering, and jewelry. Also, Szymon Klimek prefers to keep his miniatures in wine glasses.
Noteworthy, Ikarus bus in 1970-80s was one of the largest in Europe. Meanwhile, founded in 1895 in Budapest, it was a small private company at the time. In fact, the company has reached a new level in the late 1960s with the commissioning of the plant in Szekesfehervar, and with annual capacity of 15 thousand buses, built specifically for the production models of the 200 series. Within the framework of trade agreements buses arrived in the CMEA countries, Algeria, Mozambique, Tanzania and other African countries. Besides, a special model was for Germany and the Scandinavian countries. Ikarus is a bus manufacturer based in Budapest, Hungary. Uhri Imre Kovacs- Kocsigyarto Uzeme (roughly: “Imre Uhri’s Blacksmith Workshop and Coach Factory”).
However, Ikarus bus of 200-Series has almost gone into history. And this post is the trip to the past – photographs of buses built on the basis of the 200 series. Meanwhile, some have not reached neither the Soviet Union nor Russia, and some were released in single copies.
The Worlds first jewellery car of Gold
Claimed by Tata, the car became a sensation during an unveiling ceremony in Mumbai, India, on September 19, 2011. Noteworthy, it took about 80 kg of 22 karat gold, approximately 15 kg of silver and 10,000 gemstones to decorate the Tata Nano car. Previously the world’s cheapest car, it turned into one of the planet’s most expensive thanks to 3 million pounds spent on its decoration. Meanwhile, thirty artists worked on the decoration of the tiny car.
As noted above, they used 80kg of 22 carat gold, 15kg of silver and 10,000 semi precious stones and gems. Billionaire businessman Ratan Tata – who recently bought Jaguar Land Rover to add to his collection of car companies. He ordered the one-off design to celebrate the strength of his country’s growing wealth and mark its history.
Weird Inventions Made by the Chinese
Take a look what Chinese people can invent for their everyday need. For example, Farmer Wu Yulu, 48, rides in a cart pulled by his walking robot. According to Hobby inventor Wu, he started to build robots in 1986. Meanwhile, he has invented 47 robots with different functions like jump, paint, drink, pull cart, massage, and help cooking.
Launched on a carrier rocket “Soyuz”, December 23, 2011 Spacecraft left the 43rd site of “Plesetsk” cosmodrome. Previously, these launch facility sites intended for for launches of missiles R-7, that were here on duty during the Caribbean crisis. However, now – converted for launches of rockets for space purposes. Meanwhile, the launched December 23 a space unit will provide continuous communication of the European part of Russia with the Far East.
Scott Wade’s drawings on dirty rear car windows
A talented American artist, Scott Wade draws his paintings on a dirty rear car windows. He lives on a mile and a half of dirt road – caliche, as the locals call it, road-base: a blend of limestone and gravel clay. As an experienced artist Scott started experimenting with techniques to achieve these amazingly detailed and shaded drawings.