Inspiring archive for 2015-09-21

Hayao Miyazaki’s Nature Park for Children

(4 years ago)
Hayao Miyazaki’s latest project, “The Forest Where the Wind Returns,” isn’t a movie—it’s a nature park! Keeping with the spirit of many of his films, Miyazaki is donating 300 million yen ($2.5 million USD) of his own money to create … Continue reading →

Artist Spotlight: Eric Wert

(4 years ago)
A selection of hyperreal paintings by Portland-based artist Eric Wert. More images below.

Animation: Prefuse 73 “Still Pretending”

(4 years ago)
Animator Adam Fuchs aka Lilfuchs channels a little M.C. Escher in this animation for Prefuse 73’s track “Still Pretending”. I feel like the wavy ramp may be a little nod to the classic pinball animation from Sesame Street. Watch the video below.

Artist Spotlight: Michael Ward

(4 years ago)
Picture perfect paintings by Costa Mesa, California-based artist, Michael Ward. Check out more of his wonderfully detailed (and slightly nostalgic) work below!

Amazing Hand-Cut Paper Sculptures by Artist Timothy Hyunsoo Lee

(4 years ago)
Born in Seoul, South Korea, and raised in New York City, Timothy Hyunsoo Lee’s watercolour painted and hand-cut paper sculptures explore issues related to his Korean-American identity and personal struggle with panic and anxiety disorders. See more images below.

10 SEC READ: Teaching (ENG, PORT, ESPA)

(4 years ago)
During one of Bankei’s classes, a pupil was caught stealing. All the disciples demanded he be expelled, but Bankei did nothing. The following week, the pupil stole again. The others, irritated, demanded that the thief be punished. “How wise you all are,” said Bankei. “You know what is right and wrong, and you can study […]