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Songbird sculpture by American artists Tori and Jim birds

Songbird sculpture by American artists Tori and Jim birds

Creative and beautiful Songbird sculpture by American artists. Tori and Jim birds

Songbird sculpture by American artists. Tori and Jim birds
A husband and wife team of artists, Tori and Jim have created these lovely sculptures using found objects and wooden bird decoys. A self-taught artist, Jim Mullan’s Songbirds combine his love for mixed media and his collection of found objects. The birds are original decoys that were combined with croquet balls, binoculars and old toys, giving the bird its own personality and bringing back to life “the once forgotten pieces of yesterday.” Each bird is hand made in Florida studio using old carvings as models. The unusual relics are used such as croquet balls, binoculars and old toys give each inspiring bird their own personality. These sculptures give life to the once forgotten pieces of yesterday. Tori and Jim’s collections of jewelry, boxes, mirrors and bird sculptures can be found in over 1000 galleries, museum stores and specialty stores worldwide.
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Animals in winter

Animals in winter. Rick Kelly - Dawn's Early Light

Rick Kelly – Dawn’s Early Light. Animals in winter

Animals in winter
Undoubtedly, winter is the most stressful time of year in the north for most forms of life. Of course, the key hardships are a lack of food and cold temperatures. However, don’t let a reduction in activity appear as if there is nothing going on in the woods! A lack of food occurs for at least two reasons, both related to low temperatures. The first reason has to do with a reduction in active plant life. Plants, of course, are the sources of nearly all food chains. The second reason has to do with availability. For many animals, food sources are buried under snow or ice. Deep snow is not a problem for all creatures. To field mice, it is a protective layer against most predators. To predators, deep snow means a time of going hungry.
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Birch bark artwork by Vladimir Mahnyuk

Birch bark artwork by Vladimir Mahnyuk

Landscape with a river and wooden houses. Birch bark artwork by Vladimir Mahnyuk

Birch bark artwork by Vladimir Mahnyuk
Born in 1958 in the Ural city of Shadrinsk, Vladimir Mahnyuk is Russian artist of applied art. The craftsman creates beautiful things from a birch bark. In particular, things that can be useful in every day life, or given as a souvenirs. Into the samovar you can safely pour boiling water! And from made of birch bark teapot and a cup – you will enjoy drinking flavored drink. Noteworthy, the water stay hot in such samovar for 4 – 5 hours! Meanwhile, in the barrels and other containers beverages remain cool, even if they stand all day in the sun. Accordingly, no need for refrigerator, as milk kept in a bark jug will remain cool and fresh for two days! Pick up the birch-bark, and listen to your feelings: warmth and tenderness, kindness and peace – that’s exactly what you need today.
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Most famous diamond in the world

Most famous diamond in the world. The Hope Diamond

Stunningly beautiful diamond, known as Hope. Most famous diamond in the world

Most famous diamond in the world
The Hope Diamond, also known as “Le bleu de France” is a large, 45.52-carat (9.10 g). Deep-blue diamond, now housed in the Smithsonian Natural History Museum in Washington, D.C. In fact, it is blue to the naked eye because of trace amounts of boron within its crystal structure. However, it exhibits red phosphorescence after exposure to ultraviolet light. Meanwhile, it has a long recorded history with few gaps in which it changed hands numerous times on its way. In particular, from India to France, then to Britain and to the United States. Described as the “most famous diamond in the world”, according to belief, it is also the second most-visited artwork in the world, after the Mona Lisa.
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Beautiful Artwork by Ali Gulec

Beautiful Artwork by Ali Gulec, Turkish artist and graphic designer

Worshipping Saint Death. Beautiful Artwork by Ali Gulec, Turkish artist and graphic designer

Artwork by Ali Gulec
Turkish artist and graphic designer Gulec has an eye for images that oscillate between the macabre, irreverent, and absurd. Ali Gulec, also known as İkiiki – illustrator and T-shirts designer, creating amazing collage artworks. Living and working in Istanbul, Turkey, he specializes in illustration, collage, and apparel graphics. According to the artist, he has been drawing since childhood. Meanwhile, his creative and innovative design studio İkiiki offers specialized artistic solutions to renowned domestic and international brands.
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Delicate illustrations by Gabriella Barouch

Delicate illustrations by Gabriella Barouch

A giant clown above the city. Illustration to “A Book Of Nonsense” By Edward Lear. Delicate illustrations by Gabriella Barouch, Israeli artist

Delicate illustrations by Gabriella Barouch
26-years old illustrator from Israel Gabriella Barouch creates amazing illustrations. According to the artist, she graduated from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. And currently Gabriella lives in Paris, collaborating with various publications around the world. Meanwhile, final project done by Gabriella at Bezalel Academy Of Art And Design – beautiful and delicate illustrations.
This post features her illustrations accompanied with a compendium of limericks by Edward Lear in the Book of Nonsense.
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Kinetic sculptures by Claire Oswalt

Life size Kinetic paper dolls made by Brooklyn based artist Kinetic sculptures by Claire Oswalt

A couple in movement. Life size Kinetic paper dolls made by Brooklyn based artist. Kinetic sculptures by Claire Oswalt

Kinetic sculptures by Claire Oswalt
Brooklyn based artist and craftswoman Claire Oswalt has created these remarkable life size pieces, that will change your whole perspective on anthropomorphism. Working on a true to life scale, her massive mixed media sculptures are built from a machined wood then jointed and layered with illustrated paper. In essence she’s created life size paper dolls able to be moved about and interact with each other. The message is striking, her hollowed 2D creations portray a flat life of despondency, strife and struggle. They wrestle with each other, fighting for love or attention, a planed reflection of our own static puppeteen lives.
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