The Sydney International Food Festival organized a program at Star City’s Astral restaurant that gather together Sydney’s biggest culinary stars (Peter Gilmore, Kylie Kwong, Mark Best, Neil Perry) as well as big name chefs from some of the finest restaurants in the world (Yoshihiro Murata from Japan, Sebastien Bras, Alvin Leung, and more). The Sydney International Food Festival has something to offer for all everybody: grand dinners, tours, cooking classes and community events. The highlight of the program is the amazing food scene that present some national flag-inspired food designs. Here I collected some of their yummy artwork inspired by their national flag. I hope you enjoy this.
Cats are natural hunters. Most cats will chase anything small instinctively. The smell of a mouse (or bird) is very stimulating and chasing a live animal is by some means more thrilling than chasing a toy to them. They have great perseverance in hunting. Cats can sit silently for hours in front of a mouse hole and wait for it’s prey or favorite toy. Here now the 10 most amazing images of Cat and Mice. I hope you enjoy this.
I want to show you some excellent HDR photography of David Hill, a well-known commercial photographer and artist. The visual impact and distinctive post processing look of Dave Hill’s work is very strong, which has become to be known as “The Dave Hill Look”. His work doesn’t come from a 2 minute procedure in Photoshop. I think this is can not be done by simply using an action. It seems Dave spends hours on his photos to get that stunning result, there is just too much detail on every image, his lighting setup isn’t common, it’s specifically apply as a finishing touch for image. So without further ado, we present you with 18 Astonishing HDR Photography of David Hill. Btw, don’t forget to visit Dave Hill‘s site to see more of his work.
This roundup includes some of illustration made by Alexis Marcou. He produced a range of illustrations to come with his typeface called “fuel”. Alexis Marcou was born in Greece and raised in Larissa. Through his beautiful illustrations, you’ll see that Marcou’s works are raw and, yet, refined. Sketching is very important for any working artist to be able to express an idea in a sketch. Anyways, you should all visit Alexis’s collection because there’s more of his work over there. I hope his minimalist illustration add some inspiration to your work.
Beer stein are traditional beer mugs made out of stoneware, or specifically ornamental beer mugs that are usually sold as souvenirs or collectibles. The handle of the mug has a tiny hinge, which when you pressed with your thumb, it opens the lid. This lets you to open and close the lid with the same hand holding the mug. The origins of beer steins date back to the 14th century. As an outcome of the bubonic or bacterial disease plague and numerous invasions of flies throughout Europe, Germany imposed several laws in the early 16th century requiring all containers of food and beverage be covered to protect it from flies and bacteria. Modern beer steins are made in several different materials like ceramic, glass or metals. Any serious beer drinker should have a beer stein. Here now some cool Beer steins I found. I hope you like them.
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Animal photography is one of the most challenging and rewarding form of photography. Stalking wildlife animal to take pictures of them is quite difficult, because in any moment your subject could run or worst attack you. You need patience and time when photographing animals, especially if you are want a particular position and scene. Even as animal images can be taken using basic equipment, excellent animal photography needs special equipment, such as macro lenses for insects, underwater cameras for marine life and long focal length lenses for birds. From land based animals, marine mammals, and birds, I collect 28 stunning animal images with excellent wildlife photography. I hope you enjoy this inspirational showcase.
Tiago Hoisel has an awe-inspiring digital painting portfolio packed with a huge selection of subjects. I want to show you one of my favorite paintings he did. As you can see, it’s a cartoon version of the famous character from the movie Pirates of the Caribbean, Davy Jones. Tiago name this painting “This has never happened to me before”
Here’s some fantastic work of Andy Julia, a freelance French photographer who lives and works in Paris. Julia work on a series of unique fashion photography inspired by porcelain dolls. At Beaux Arts School, he study painting, drawing and history of arts and then move to learning technical photography/audiovisual formation in France. Andy started working as an assistant at the Daylight Studios in Paris. Julia was fascinated in harmony between the artistic visuals of the past times and the modern world. He experiment with those varying codes of beauty, creating a gloomy vision that always integrates the natural personalities of his models. Here’s a snapshot of some of his stunning glamour photographs inspired by porcelain dolls.
I wanna show you some amusing wheels illustration created by Gianluca Mattia, a talented artist born in Bari, Italy. After his studies in art, Mattia focused in digital illustration. One of his first illustrations showcased creatures of various forms. After lots of exploration, he decided to promote his pin up theme in the modern way. And then, in 2006, Mattia created the calendar for Suicide Girls of Los Angeles. He made lots of cool illustration but I will only show the wheel sets illustration. Visit his website to view the rest of his work(some are nsfw).
Today I’m showcasing an amazing photoshopped images created by the talented participants of Worth1000. Worth1000 hold a photo effect contest entitled “Exaggeration City” All images here done thru photo effect techniques in order to create an illusion of a super-giantize people or animals in a city, town or urban setting. I like this collection because each image gives a realistic view of an unreal picture. Anyway, check out 20 incredible photoshopped pictures below for inspiration in your own work.
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