3D Animals Painted into Bowls of Resin

Keng Lye 3D Fish Paintings 1

When I first saw these pieces, I assumed they were new work from Japanese artist Riusuke Fukahori. His fantastic paintings, if you can call them that, have been making an arrested splash in the art world for a few years now. These examples, created by Singapore based Keng Lye, were inspired by his work and use the same incredible technique of painting with acrylic on increasingly deep layers of clear resin.

Visual Bits #329 >Unbelievably Executed Architecture

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Supertrees of Singapore

Gardens by the Bay, Singapore’s premier urban outdoor recreation space right next to Marina Bay Sands, unveiled a new attraction last month – a cutting-edge horticultural mega project featuring 18 towering solar-powered “supertrees” and climate-controlled biomes. These tree-like structures that dominate the Gardens’ landscape with heights ranging between 25 meters and 50 meters, are like vertical gardens that perform a multitude of functions, which include providing plants, shading and working as environmental engines for the gardens.

Family Portraits: Reunited Using Skype Video

In these highly mobile times, it’s often difficult to collect the whole family group together for a traditional family portrait. In Singapore, where these portraits are regularly taken at a studio, but where many members of the family are now living in other countries, this tradition is becoming harder and harder to practice. How to remedy the situation? New York based artist John Clang had an idea for how to bring families back together using modern technology we already use to keep connected: Skype.

A park on top of the world.


Sands SkyPark at Sunrise

Are you afraid of extreme heights?  Are you comfortable with lounging in a beach chair on top of a skyscraper? Do you trust a giant swimming pool that is perched at over 600 feet above the ground?  These are all questions that you should be asking yourself if you want to spend some of your R & R time at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel.