British travel blogger Francesca recently spotted these amazing animated flipbooks at the Hyper Japan cultural event, which took place in London this past weekend. These little books are so neat!
Watch Danny Yip, the executive pasta chef of Mr. Chow in Beverly Hills turn a lump of dough into hundreds of delicious noodles. This type of Chinese noodle is known as Lamian, which is made by stretching and folding the dough into strands. The artistic display is wonderfully narrated by the always entertaining Alton Brown.
In Japan, some restaurants use ultra-realistic food samples to display what different menu items look like. These samples can be made from a variety of materials such as plastic and wax. In this video, watch as an artist skillfully creates a piece of shrimp tempura as well as an unbelievably realistic head of lettuce (3:34).
Front row seats to the greatest city on Earth.
Ink outside the box!
Paul Smith (September 21, 1921 – June 25, 2007) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He suffered from severe spastic cerebral palsy from an early age and the loss of fine motor control of his face and hands made it impossible for him to attend school—or even eat, clothe, or bathe himself. It also made it…
Photographer Diana Zalucky takes a 300 mile journey across Alaska with 12 sled dogs.
Dave Hax demonstrates a simple technique to help you draw a near perfect freehand circle. The technique could be useful for drawing quick charts, diagrams and sketches.
An artist from the Kousyuuya studio in Nikko, Japan paints a beautiful dragon; completing the body in a single, masterful stroke. If you want to fast forward to just the body stroke, skip to 1:47 (although it’s interesting to see how the whole piece comes together).
Bridin’ in style!