Here's the "Insect Hospital" video Hine directed for They Might Be Giants.
Kiwi artist Hannah Jensen paints dozens of layers of acrylic paint on a surface, then uses linoleum carving tools to engrave images onto it. When she cuts deeper, she can expose lower colors of paint. Here's video of her carving a hummingbird: This is a nice time-lapse of her technique: Images: Instagram / hannahjensenart READ THE REST
In this remarkable double-sided embroidery, one artisan embroiders a dog on one side, the other artisan creates a monkey on the other. This art form originated in Suzhou province about 2000 years ago, according to People's Daily. Image: YouTube / People's Daily, China 人民日报 READ THE REST
Xiao Qian Feng creates a gorgeous wooden jewelry box, right down to the hand-crushed pigments. Note to purists: she uses some modern power tools among the ancient ones. I love the pace of this channel's videos, like this one on building a traditional recurve bow. And her traditional outfits are all just beautiful! Image: YouTube… READ THE REST
Every coffee lover knows that nothing beats a freshly brewed pot of joe. It's the drink millions of Americans have settled on as their pick-me-up of choice for their morning, mid-day, and even at night. No matter when you like to enjoy your brew, you should never have to compromise on coffee quality. You won't… READ THE REST
As the summer fades, it's become painfully clear that we spent less time doing the things we love and more time burning the candle at both ends at the office, having severe anxiety over all things COVID, and just generally wasting time. If you missed out on summer, including a few extra rounds of golf,… READ THE REST
Got a stroke of genius and nowhere to make your mark? Sounds like you could use some help in the art department. You could go back to art school and get in-person lessons, but people are full of germs these days, and it's still a safe bet to just stay home. Try the Watercolor Painting… READ THE REST