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Newspaper Blackout Poetry

Friday 02.15.2013 , Posted by

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Sometimes in life you can only grasp the true beauty of things when you read between the lines. That is exactly what Austin Kleon has been doing to old newspapers. Using a black marker, he takes away the words he doesn’t need, creating new poetic verses. He has compiled his poetry into a book called Newspaper Blackout and invites others to upload their own blackout poetry on his Tumblr page. It’s like a new twist on magnetic poetry that will leave you unable to look at a newspaper in the same way again! [Read more...]

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What Babies Dream Of

Friday 11.09.2012 , Posted by

When her baby Mila was born, Adele Enersen was so thrilled that she couldn’t sleep, but sleeping is all baby Mila wanted to do! So as the new mommy watched her little one, she imagined what her daughter could be dreaming about. Then she took it one step further by creating the little dreamscapes on the floor around sleeping beauty Mila and photographing her. What started as a blog to share fun pics with family and friends, Mila’s Daydreams grew to be admired by millions and now Enersen has made Mila the star of a children’s book called When My Baby Dreams. [Read more...]

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Drawing On Guitars With a Permanent Marker

Sunday 06.24.2012 , Posted by

Oh the power of the permanent marker… when nothing else is at hand, there always seems to be one of these broad tip pens within reach. Whether used for business, tagging the walls of a bathroom stall or creating beautiful artwork, these magical pens create a lasting and distinct fat, black line. Patrick Fisher is creating some very fine art using the pens, and he’s using guitars as his canvas. [Read more...]

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