A creative day at the golf course

This summer is really, really crazy. I mean, the weather is just so hot and dry and it feels like living at the caribbean, but more dry. As a golf players you need to bring at least 2 liters of water to the course, almost as much as there’s water in the water hazards. We played yesterday and our golf balls went straight out of bounds. But after drinking and resting in the shadows, we were on the fairway again, thankfully. But now we need many more balls for the next round.

Unconventional Art – What and Where

What most likely first comes to mind when you mention art is a drawing, sculpture or some other famous piece of art. Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo and Rembrant are just three examples of masters that create art. They are rightly so celebrated for their genius but art is so much more than that.

We can find art almost everywhere, quite literally. Whenever we humans create something, from a painting to a building or even this blog post. It can become an expression of creativity. This creativity can have both intended and unintended consequences. It it common nowadays within architecture to consider not only the practical use of the buildings but also the impact your design choices have on the overall atmosphere of the building.

One simple example would be how if you are designing buildings for an amusement park you would not design it in the same fashion as a hospital. A hospital requires high efficiency and they are therefore quite dull. That is acceptable however as that is their high efficiency is an important feature which highly outweighs the benefits of a better atmosphere.

Art can be the cure

Art may be the cure in cases where high efficiency is required but you still want a nice atmosphere. Maybe not literally in the case of hospital but art can be used to make patients within the healthcare industri feel better. People hate it when hospitals feel sterile, it is off-putting for many. It is therefore important for not only hospital themselves to keep this in mind but also companies that produce medical equipment. You should of course not sacrifice the practical application but do not limit your creativity needlessly. One example of this is Wing Plast, they focus on manufacturing highly efficient and practical medical instruments. At the same time however they don’t limit their creative imagination on how to make their instruments look good at the same time.

It is small details like that which, when amassed, create a better atmosphere. Consider where in your daily life you can apply your imagination and creativity to create some art that betters your daily life.

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Where To Find The Best Street Art In Lisbon

Lisbon is renowned for the amazing street art to be found at every corner of the city. Anyone that has ever visited Lisbon knows that the city is spread in two
parts, and old classical one and a modern one.

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Could shirts be a work of art?

For many people, clothing is more than just an interest; it’s a life style. Great looking clothes in vibrant colors and sharp fitting is not only a pleasure for the one wearing it, it could also be a joy to lay your eyes upon. Therefore, its debatable if clothing could be a work of art?

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Tune into the Work of Noé Two

Prominent artist Noé Two was born in the city of Paris in back in 1974 and today is one of the world’s most famous French graffiti artists. Noé Two is also widely attributed with being among most accomplished artists to come from his generation. When he was growing up, Noé Two became very interested in the modern graffiti style of art that emerged through the hip-hop genre and he used the streets of Paris as his large canvas.

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The Types of Fractal Art

Although fractal art was originally created around three decades ago, in the last few years with the rise in the quality and availability of information technology it has been becoming more and more prominent. A large number of computer programs have been created to help artists make fractal art and there are even several easy to follow tutorials available for people who are interested in using this art form. Let’s take a closer look at the different types of fractal images that are available to choose from.

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The Best Known Fractal Artists

Fractal art has been rapidly growing in popularity ever since it was developed in the in the 1980’s. One of the great things about fractal art is that it is created using a computer and even people who do not have strong drawing and painting skills are able to use special graphics programs to create vibrant and unique works of fractal art. Here is an overview of some of the most celebrated fractal artists and what makes them so special.

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Fractal Patterns in Nature

As many people know, fractal art is created on a computer using special types of fractal imaging programs. This allows artists who are more familiar with computer algorithms than drawing and painting to create stunning works of art that speak to a whole new generation of art lovers. However, many people are unaware that fractal art is actually inspired by natural and can be seen in a large number of natural formations. Here are some of the most striking fractal patterns that can be found in nature.

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More Information About Fractal Art

Fractal art is a special type of algorithmic art that is created by calculating different fractal objects and the representing the resulting calculation results as animations, still images and media. This is one of the most contemporary forms of art and many people around the world have become instantly enchanted by fractal art and become driven to create their own works of art as a result. Read on to learn more about fractal art and what makes it so special.

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The Best Art Apps for the iPad

Art has come a long way in the last decade and has now been expanded to include art that can be created on a computer or even a Smartphone. This gives artists the freedom to create works of art while on the go and a number of special apps have been created for the iPad to help artists to express themselves. Here is a selection of iPad apps that artists should check out.

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