Have you ever been pleasantly surprised when you look into your coffee cup and see something neat like a heart or flower made from the foam? Kazuki Yamamoto takes that to entirely new level. He made these amazing coffee art creations using a simple toothpick. This trend of latte art is common in Japan and hopefully it makes its way to us!
Taken by themselves, the steel wire sculptures of Larry Kagan appear to be abstract creations. Under carefully positioned light, however, a more recognizable image appears. Kagan's shadow art plays upon the contrast between objects and their shadows, between order and disorder, and between the material and immaterial.
In the eyes of Ernie Button breakfast cereal has changed from "mere nutrition to sheer entertainment." He says the cereal aisle has "become a cornucopia of vibrantly colored marshmallows" that represent people and characters. His time in Arizona allowed him to see the resemblance between cereal and the colors and textures of the southwestern desert. He used this idea and cleverly placed the cereal in front of enlarged photographs of actual Arizona skies. The result is this awesome set of landscape photos that look oddly realistic.
Mehndi is the application of henna as a temporary skin decoration. It is practiced in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and the Maldives and is applied during special occasions like weddings and religious festivals. Mehndi art is often referred to as henna tattoos even though the the pigments applied are temporary.
You can see some beautiful lines, shapes and patterns used in the mehndi art below.