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Beautiful Royal Flycatcher

The Amazonian Royal Flycatcher (Onychorhynchus coronatus coronatus)

The Amazonian Royal Flycatcher (Onychorhynchus coronatus coronatus)

Beautiful Royal Flycatcher. Among Royal Flycatcher birds are known four species – Amazonian Royal Flycatcher (Onychorhynchus (coronatus), Northern Royal Flycatcher (Onychorhynchus (coronatus) mexicanus), Pacific Royal Flycatcher (Onychorhynchus (coronatus) occidentalis), and Atlantic Royal Flycatcher (Onychorhynchus (coronatus) swainsoni). The striking, colorful crest in Royal Flycatcher plays an important role in reproduction and courtship. The male displays its crest first. Then both birds keep their crests spread and quivering, eliciting fan-like movements for a while, but without any head or neck movement, just their crests.
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Classic paintings embroidery masterpieces

Madonna - inspired by Leonardo da Vinci. Classic paintings embroidery

Classic paintings embroidery. Madonna – inspired by Leonardo da Vinci

Classic paintings embroidery masterpieces. Madonna – inspired by Leonardo da Vinci beautiful embroidery. Chinese Master embroiderer Wang Lee worked on it for 8 months. Separated by a thin silk thread into 24 fibers, used about 1900 shades of a rich palette of natural silk thread and managed to achieve an amazing feeling that the picture comes to life before our eyes. Image of a girl on the ancient philosophy of Feng shui, where long hair symbolizes longevity, healthy beauty, symbol of good luck.
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Thai artist Ti Watercolor

Thai artist Ti Watercolor

Painting by Thai artist Ti Watercolor, Thailand

Ti Watercolor is a young and talented watercolor artist from Bangkok, Thailand. His watercolors are extraordinarily beautiful, soft, filled with transparency, color and light. Ti Watercolor likes to draw flowers, city-scape, animals, and everything that surrounds him, makes it very skillfully, carefully selecting all shades and details. “I like the details of everything. I like the colors and shadows, Natural light and life in my country”. Thai artist Ti Watercolor teaches the art of watercolor, also shares the secrets of his skill conducting master classes.
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Pencil drawings by Natasha Kinaru

Brad Pitt and Kirsten Dunst in 'Interview with the Vampire'. Pencil drawings by Natasha Kinaru

Brad Pitt and Kirsten Dunst in ‘Interview with the Vampire’. Pencil drawings by Natasha Kinaru, Russian artist Natalia Miley

Pencil drawings by Natasha Kinaru. Beautiful young artist Natasha Kinaru (Natalia Miley) was born 6 March 1993 in Voronezh, Russia. 21-year-old Natasha has created a series of pencil and pastel drawings of celebrities. And they are so realistic that are often confused with a good retouch of a photo. Natasha is often asked how the idea to draw faces of famous people came to her. The girl admits that the main engine idea was ​​improving the skill on drawing faces. Her teacher for the visual arts has always insisted on the perfect picture performance. And what else can manifest the quality, if not a complete similarity with a recognizable figure? If you are even the slightest deviation from the original, people will notice it. So Natasha has checked herself.
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Anza-Borrego Desert in California

Anza-Borrego Desert in California

Flowering Anza-Borrego Desert in California

Anza-Borrego Desert in California. Every year in March and April people from all over America come to watch the desert blooming different colors. The strength of flowering depends on the number of rain in the winter months. If it rained a lot, the desert is covered with meadows of flowers. If there was not enough rain, the bloom is sluggish, and in some places, the desert does not bloom at all. Desert can be divided into three parts – the top (the one that lies in the mountains), medium (rocky foothills) and lower (sandy valley). In the lower desert mostly desert lily and verbena bloom, evening Primrose and other plants. In the middle of the desert, on the rocky foothills and high mountains, you can find many flowering cactus, and choyi okotiyo. If you climb higher into the mountains, the yucca and agave appear.
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Eugene Gavlin’s landscapes and flowers

Eugene Gavlin's landscapes and flowers

Eugene Gavlin’s landscapes and flowers. Colorful painting by Russian artist Eugene Gavlin

Eugene Gavlin’s landscapes and flowers. Talented Russian artist Eugene Gavlin was born in 1958 in the Far East of Russia, now lives and works in Moscow. He is a member of the Artists Union of Russia. Eugene Galvin came to Moscow many years ago. He graduated from Moscow Pedagogical Institute for Correspondence Studies (now Sholokhov Moscow State University for Humanities), department of graphic art. The artist works in the technique of pointillism (dot painting), using palette knife and brush. Eugene tries to express on canvas the sound of life, extreme realism. The artworks of the master hint on existing somewhere near magical colored worlds. They are like music – open, and dynamic. Eugene Gavlin participated in more than 50 exhibitions. His works are in private collections in Russia, France, UK, USA and other countries. Let’s enjoy his beautiful colorful landscapes, still life flowers filled with sunlight.
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Ancient arts of Glyptics

Ancient arts of Glyptics. Gonzaga Cameo

Ancient arts of Glyptics. Gonzaga Cameo

Ancient arts of Glyptics. The Hermitage has the most perfect, according to critics, the product of stone carvings of ancient times – it is a historical cameo “Gonzaga Cameo”. This is one of the biggest gems. Its length is 15.7 cm, width 11.8 cm, height 3 cm. A relief cut from the magnificent three-layered onyx – upper and lower layer of dark brown, medium – milky white. Unlike most gems Gonzaga cameo has two profiles – male and female. Foreground shows an excellent profile of the king, on the second – the queen. Queen face is darker in color and expression differs from the face of the king. Some scientists suggest that carved busts belong to Alexander the Great and his mother Olympia. Stone of rare beauty, solemnly high artistic manner of execution and interpretation of the heroic images – all this makes “Gonzaga Cameo” one of the most outstanding monuments of ancient art.
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