The arts

Posted On December 16, 20100 Comments

Needle sized art, micro sculpture

Needle sized art, Microsculpture. . Micro sculpture is incredible. Looking around on line though it doesn’t seem so established. But there is one particular artist called Willard Wigan who seems to have popularised it to some extent. The guy’s art is brilliant. Check this video out. . Needle sized art. . Willard also has a... Read More

Posted On December 14, 20100 Comments

Harper Lee, to kill a mockingbird.

Harper Lee, to kill a mockingbird. . At school as a kid we read quite a few books but one that stood out for me personally was Harper Lee‘s novel, To kill a mockingbird. A very interesting story about two children growing up in the american deep south during the 1930′s when segregation and racism... Read More

Posted On December 12, 20100 Comments

The art of performance poetry

The art of performance poetry. . Performance poetry is a very diverse art form indeed. It has been around for centuries in both spoken word and song. The emergence of hip hop and rap has pushed performance poetry over the last twenty years. I am pleased to say i have been able to find some... Read More

Posted On December 12, 20100 Comments

Enigma, a brilliant music group.

Enigma, a brilliant music group. . We all know Enigma, a music group founded by Michael Cretu. Michael Cretu and enigma have now been going on for over twenty years and have produced some amazing songs. My three favourite songs are embedded on this post, Return to innocence, Why and I love you, i’ll kill... Read More

Posted On December 11, 20100 Comments

Interesting paper art.

Interesting paper art. . Paper art has been around for centuries, i suppose the craft we all know best is origami. But origami isn’t quite the limit of what can be done with paper. The next three videos demonstrate just what can be done with a little imagination and a careful hand. . The first... Read More

Posted On December 11, 20102 Comments

Awesome hip hop dance performance.

Awesome hip hop dance performance. . Whilst on youtube yesterday searching for dance videos i stumbled on this curious little video. After watching it i did a bit of research but couldn’t find much information except that it is a performance whereby dancers come from all over the place and come up with these performances.... Read More

Posted On December 6, 20100 Comments

3D street art, breathtaking visual art

3D street art, breathtaking visual art . Well you can’t get much more breathtaking than this. I am of course referring to 3 dimensional art. I have found and embedded some very interesting videos to show you what i mean. This first one i guess would be quite a distraction for motorists on this highway.... Read More

Posted On December 6, 20100 Comments

Andy Mckee, incredible percussion guitarist.

Andy Mckee, incredible percussion guitarist. . I discovered an amazing percussive guitarist months ago but could never remember the guys name afterwards until a freak accident when i stumbled on one of his videos again His name is Andy Mckee. I remember being stunned by his skill and clearly 35 million people would agree, at... Read More

Posted On December 5, 20100 Comments

Interesting media used in art.

Interesting media used in art. . Over time artists have been known to create art from some very odd but interesting forms of media. Here are a few. The first is a youtube video i discovered in one of my regular visits to Echostains. . It is a speed painting session using Barbecue sauce. .... Read More

Posted On December 5, 20100 Comments

Tim Burton, film director.

Tim Burton, film director. . Tim Burton is probably best known as a film director. He is renowned for his strange but brilliant movie making style. I would best describe it as macabre. He often brings to life stange characters in even stranger settings. His recent film, a remake of Alice in wonderland perfectly proves... Read More

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