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"Found in Nature" - By Rosenthal. A collection of litter transformed into minimalist works of art.

"Found in Nature" Barry Rosenthal, photographer. A collection of litter transformed into minimalist works of art.

layered memories--

This is an art installation, but a trip to the thrift store for frames, a ball of twine, and some pages pulled from an art book and you've DIY 'd this!Why not use family pictures for an unusual photo display

Cross contour still life

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A cross-contour drawing uses lines that seem to move along the surface of the objects in the composition. These lines emphasize the volume of the objects by wrapping around them.

CUBAN LAND SNAIL SHELLS or CANDY SNAILS more vibrant when the snail is alive (of course), still, pretty cool

Polymitas snails of Cuba. This unique tree snail is only found on the easternmost province of Oriente on the island of Cuba. So rare it is now considered endangered.

Darwin was an avid collector of beetles while at Cambridge. Some of his specimens survive at the Cambridge Zoology Museum.    Photographs: John van Wyhe

Entomology (insects)- Coleopterology (beetles) I realised that I don't have an insect section in my museum shop. A lot of "insect recreations" risk becoming crafty such as butterflies, so I decided to stick with beetles.

katharine morling - ceramics (that look like line drawings!)

katharine morling (The Jealous Curator)

katharine morling - ceramics (that look like line drawings!) This reminded me of the Archeology department at UCT.

Shot by Albert Renger-Patzsch, c1930 In photography one should surely proceed from essence of the object and attempt to represent it with photographic terms alone." Albert Renger-Patzsch

Shot by Albert Renger-Patzsch, In photography one should surely proceed from essence of the object and attempt to represent it with photographic terms alone.

Distopian Future Scribbled Upon Used Train Tickets : Ian Bowden : flickr

What do you do with your old train tickets when the journey’s over? Welcome to the incredibly creative world of old train tickets.

I had a collection of marbles when I was small.

Glass Jar And Marbles Photograph- Remember when children actually played outside. Playing a game of marbles meant drawing a round circle in the dirt, and trying to shoot out your opponents marbles.

Colors.

Nature's Artwork - multicoloured shells - natural pattern & texture source for sea-inspired design;

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Michael Craig-Martin - Eye of the Storm 2003 (Arrangements question) I'll put these bright colours on my windows and doorways pictures which i have layered like this picture has been layered with different objects.