Creative Art in the Community Streets.

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Nowadays you don’t have to go to a art gallery to see creative art, in this collection we’ve gathered examples of Street Art, which showcase how important street art is to the community.
Imagine turning the ordinary fence, wall or column into something creative by adding in street art. Not only can it brighten up an otherwise dull area, but it can attract visitors to the location.
Bringing smiles to peoples faces and even raising eyebrows, street art can help bring life to a city.
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The opposite to street art is usually known as graffiti, this can have a devastating impact on a community.
Attacking abandoned buildings and run down communities, bad street art can lead to neighborhoods uninviting leading to vandalism.
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via 100 Creative Examples of Street Art | Design BumpDesign Bump.

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Optic 2017 Cruise

Some beauties of Manhattan

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As part of the free Optic 2017 event held by B&H I went on the evening cruise around the tip of Manhattan. The 4-day event was fabulous—so many lectures and camera goodies to see it was overwhelming. The speakers were tops. If you want to see some of the lectures some were recorded. Thank you all at the B&H Event Space.

The weather was foggy and damp, so all my photographs were a flat gray. I added a few clouds to some of them in Photoshop.

Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, Optic 2017 Cruise, Hudson 6/5/20 Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, Optic 2017 Cruise, Hudson 6/5/20

Statue of Liberty, Optic 2017 Cruise, Hudson 6/5/2017 Statue of Liberty, Optic 2017 Cruise, Hudson 6/5/2017

Manhattan, Optic 2017 Cruise, Hudson 6/5/2017 Manhattan, Optic 2017 Cruise, Hudson 6/5/2017

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Earth Colors & Designer Jewelry

For visitors of the Hermanus Fynarts Festival 8-18 June: this work will be presented in the Hermanus Art Gallery

Private Gallery Napier

The beauty in the dust

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“The moon is bland in colour. I call it shades of grey … And to find orange soil on the moon was a surprise.” Gene Cernan, astronaut, Apollo 10, Apollo 17

When artist Yvonne de Wit came to South Africa from her native Netherlands, it was with an open mind and with what became a growing fascination in the different types of rock and soils that the southern part of this great and diverse continent had to offer.

Through experimentation, she discovered that grinding diverse stones and pieces of rock found in different locations, offered up extraordinary colours, unusual ‘dusts’ that, when framed in silver, produced jewelry that reflected the land in a very different way.

jangle-dangle1Ideally, one needs to handle each piece of her collections to see, understand and appreciate the skill with which she works. Consider her chandelier earrings, for…

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