Approximately 1,200 miles off the southeast coast of Africa lies an island nation known as Mauritius that gives off the illusion of an underwater waterfall at the southwestern tip of the island. The visually deceiving impression, created in the water due to the runoff of sand and silt deposits, is especially effective and breathtaking in aerial shots. In fact, the illusion can even be seen on Google Maps.
how to flirt with someone in a museum: introduce yourself and then say i would shake your hand but that sign says not to touch the masterpieces
Sam Winchester’s Journal – Entry #35bis
“The cries of the dead are terrible indeed; you should try not to hear them.”
― Philip K. Dick
It’s not the final product; it’s the process. Person style lies is the process.
It’s when you know someone took the time to paint it.
Imagine sitting in a chair. It’s a sturdy chair, and it’s comfortable enough, but so are the other three chairs that came with the dining table you just bought. The chairs were manufactured in a factory, and there are thousands more just like them. If one chair were to break, you’d buy another to replace it.
Now imagine sitting in a chair that your father made for you.
Introspection - Full Image
When I go for long walks or sit out on my porch at night for a while with nothing to distract me, it feels like my mind is able to sort through all the extraneous thoughts and mental noise I’ve accumulated and just kind of… let it go. It’s something I don’t do often enough.
While I was living in China, I always dreamed of going to see Joey Pang or Wang at Tattoo Temple in Hong Kong. Joey has a 2 year waiting list, while Wang’s is 6 months. I kept putting it off, and now I’m back in the States. :(
The lesson, kids, is do no procrastinate!
Learn more about the amazing Ms. Joey Pang here
Spangled & Plumed
I created this piece for the 3 of Spades for Playing Arts, an artist-drawn card deck! Take a look at the other (amazing!) submissions that have been released so far here! You can also read a bit about my process for creating this piece and some interesting facts about starlings, and support the project on Kickstarter.