i am obsessed with maps. by the sixth grade, i could name and identify every country in asia, europe, and south america, and central america. my favorite county was norway because it was shaped like a sperm. so, imagine my...
Know your town (like the back of your hand)
Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone.
Elaborate New Portraits Drawn on Vintage Maps by Ed Fairburn
Using a wide variety of canvases including railroad blueprints, star charts, geological and street maps, Welsh artist Ed Fairburn (previously here and here) uses additive and subtractive techniques to create portraits that seem pefectly integrated with the topography of streets, mountains and rivers
Plastination - Arteries in the Human Hand
This is an image I have on my pinterest board. It originally comes from Gunther von Hagens(acid-corrosion cast of the arteries of the adult human hand). Students love this stuff, must be the gore! Nice to link this with Halloween! Von Hagens is famous for his techniques on plastination of human tissue. He has also appeared on British tv performing the first public autopsies in over 100 years.
Nikki Rosato - Ballista Magazine
Nikki Rosato is an incredibly talented graduate student studying the Fine Arts at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. While Nikki has a diverse portfolio of work including etching, illustration, installation, and painting, she is best known for her work with an odd medium: discarded road maps.