"I decided this past summer that I wanted to make a fun bento every day for my son's lunches this school year. I dug around online for a bit to see ideas and found some very fun sites that have recipes and tutorials for how to manipulate food into shapes and patterns that you don't envision initially when you think about it.
Day one I put together a cute, generic style bento. I knew immediately that I wanted to do Disney characters and other fun imagery. But little did I know, that crazy idea I had during the summer would be received so warmly with my Facebook friends. I started posting them daily there and got so many requests for a place to see them all at once. A book, a blog... a tumblog."
A good one for all you Photoshop nerds! If I Could Use Photoshop in Real Life… by Sad and UselessSad and Useless takes a humorous look at what it would be like if you could use Photoshop in real life. There's everything from easily painting walls, to removing stains, to moving furniture. Visit their article to read the accompanying captions.
Bobby Causey creates amazingly detailed and realistic sculptures of movie characters.His renditions are so detailed, you could easily mistake the sculpture for the real thing. I especially love his work on the Joker, almost looks too realistic.
If you haven't seen the Avengers movie, stop what you are doing right now and go see it. If you have seen it, then go ahead and enjoy these tributes to The Avengers that were showcased at Gallery 1988. If you are lucky you might find a piece that you like for sale.
There is something absolutely wonderful about this mixed media art by Jose Romussi. He weaves colorful threads into beautiful vintage photos of dancers to create some awesome pieces of art. You can check out some more cool and different styles of art by Jose on his Flickr page.
Richard Estes is an American artist best known for his photo-realist paintings. They often consist of clean inatimate scenes of cities. He is widely regarded as one of the founders of the photorealist movement of the 1960's. His paintings make you realize how even the mundane things in life can be quite beautiful.
Guy Laramee creates these amazing mountain carvings from old books.
"The erosion of cultures – and of “culture” as a whole - is the theme that runs through the last 25 years of my artistic practice. Cultures emerge, become obsolete, and are replaced by new ones. With the vanishing of cultures, some people are displaced and destroyed. We are currently told that the paper book is bound to die. The library, as a place, is finished. One might ask so what? Do we really believe that “new technologies” will change anything concerning our existential dilemma, our human condition? And even if we could change the content of all the books on earth, would this change anything in relation to the domination of analytical knowledge over intuitive knowledge? What is it in ourselves that insists on grabbing, on casting the flow of experience into concepts?"