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An Engineer Creates Images Hidden Inside Translucent Windows Exposed Only by Light

 Design #cats #physics #shadows #video #windows August 25, 2021 Grace Ebert [embedded content] What appears to be a smooth acrylic tile suddenly reveals a 2- or 3D figure when illuminated by the sun or an artificial light source. The magical window, which is the inventive design of aerospace and software engineer Matt Ferraro, relies …

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Timely Editorial Illustrations by Eiko Ojala Elegantly Explore the World’s Most Pressing Topics

 Illustration #editorial #shadows August 18, 2021 Christopher Jobson All images © Eiko Ojala, shared with permission Climate change, the pandemic, politics, and social unrest: these are just a few of the topics artist Eiko Ojala (previously) has been asked to depict for some of the world’s largest and most respected publications. Using his immediately …

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Learn the Shadow Puppetry of Japan’s Edo Period with Hiroshige’s Delightful Woodblock Prints

 Art History #shadows #ukiyo-e #woodblock prints June 2, 2021 Grace Ebert Master the playful art of shadow puppetry with a little help from Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858). The prolific ukiyo-e artist, who is best known for his poetic woodblock prints of the Tōkaidō and views of Edo, also created an instructive series of omocha-e, or …

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