Taylor Conroy’s motto is “destroy normal,” so it’s no surprise that when he wanted to take fundraising to the next level, he invented a platform that would completely change the way people think of charity. His social micro-giving platform, found at GiveAwesome.com, is designed to raise $10,000 to build a school in 3 hours. The 29-year-old entrepreneur and budding philanthropist recently did a Tedx talk on his new platform, which we’ve featured above.
Celebrating the female form in pencil and vibrant splashes of watercolor, Barcelona based artist Conrad Roset’s intimate artworks express bold sensuality and beauty. He has recently released a video of his process creating the piece displayed above, showing his deft skill at freehand drawing and his spontanious yet perfectly chosen application of color. [Read more...]
Have you ever wondered what the toughest creature on earth was? We’ve found it, and you don’t need to look further than the common cockroach. This entertaining bit of motion graphic work put together by Hungry Beast (ABC Australia) details the many surprising and exceptional qualities of this persistent and under appreciated insect.
Looking like tiny floating snowflakes, French artist Etienne Cliquet’s new work Flottille is a beautiful thing to behold. Using tissue thin pieces of paper, Cliquet cuts patterns into pieces only 2 or 3 centimeters across. He then carefully folds his creations and places then in a shallow dish of water. Technically the pieces react to the capillary action of the water, drawing the folded pieces down… but to the eyes, it’s pure magic.
Between the years of 1945 and 1998, 2,053 nuclear explosions occurred in the United States, USSR/Russia, France, the United Kingdom, China, India, and Pakistan (North Korea was excluded). One of the most interesting accounts this visualization depicts are both the atmospheric and underground nuclear explosions that occurred on land and sea; and the destruction ultimately left in their wake. [Read more...]
Huang Guofu from Chongqing, China lost his arms because of an electrical shock at the age of 4
Huang Guofu from Chongqing, China lost his arms because of an electrical shock at the age of 4, but that didn’t stop him from drawing. At age 12 he started to learn how to paint with his mouth and feet.
“God might have closed my door. But my window was left open, allowing me to make a living and even feel happy and content. I’d say I still appreciate what God has given me.” Huang Guofu
Music videos have been an integral part of the music industry since they rose to prominence in the 80s, and the popularity of music videos on the internet continues to make them fashionable today. Some of the techniques filmmakers use include: live action, animation, documentary, and abstract film. The blending of these various styles have turned the music video into an art form — with infographics becoming another popular tool filmmakers can use to achieve their desired results. [Read more...]