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17 Crazy School Signs | smosh

17 Crazy School Signs | smosh | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

 

I doubt all the signs are genuine, as for Lexington and L.C. Swain Middle Schools billboards  -photo process may well have helped ;o) But some of these are pretty funny !

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Artworks to be washed away | Andres AMADOR

Artist Andres Amador explains how his skill at creating stunning beach designs with a rake has enthralled audiences across the world. Subscribe to BBC News H...
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'Spisland night' by Peter MAJKUT

'Spisland night' by Peter MAJKUT | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

Photograph' Spisland night' has been submitted to PhotoExtract's main photography gallery by Peter Majkut.

 

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Slovakia - Spišský Štvrtok

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Alison Jardine's

Alison Jardine's | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Alison Jardine's new series of sculptural oil paintings
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"First light" (above) belongs to "Painting from the Hedge" series created when she was in residence at the Dallas Arboretum (2013) -and I love them :)

Go and visit her site, really worth discovering :

>> http://alisonjardine.com/

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Radical Geometry | Royal Academy of Arts

Radical Geometry | Royal Academy of Arts | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
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From 'infos140sport' tweets

From 'infos140sport' tweets | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

ALLEMAGNE-ARGENTINE La foule à Berlin à l'heure du match

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Une image des Germains...

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Twisted Metal Street Art Murals by DALeast

Twisted Metal Street Art Murals by DALeast | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

  DALeast landed on this planet in 1984 in China, he then decided to live as an artist in this life. He studied sculpture at the Institute of Fine Arts and began doing art on public space [...]"

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Retouche d'images : Formation au logiciel GIMP (5 volets) | OPENCLASSROOMS

Retouche d'images : Formation au logiciel GIMP (5 volets) | OPENCLASSROOMS | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
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[Gimp étant sous format libre, gratuit]

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Choisir un photophone... | Smartphones comparatif technique fonction PHOTO

Choisir un photophone... | Smartphones comparatif technique fonction PHOTO | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Parmi les appareils premium, nous avons testé les cinq références du moment, en prenant une centaine de clichés avec chacun. Verdict.
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Floating cities | Urban Water PHOTOS

Floating cities | Urban Water PHOTOS | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
As rising sea levels threaten low-lying nations around the world, floating cities are gaining political backing and some serious investment
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Have you ever seen "Abyss" ? :o)

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Chirp ! Or is it "Tweet" ?!

Chirp ! Or is it "Tweet" ?! | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
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Jaybird feathers are so bright -I've read their colours are not that bright : it's the light falling on these that makes them look so vivid and bright. Whatever the reason...  they're awesome !

 

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The photo illustrates the article (in French) "Non, Twitter n'est pas en train de mourir" by Will Oremus.

It explains why Twitter isn't going to "die" -as financial analysts start claiming. The article was issued on May 02, 2014 on slate.fr :

>>  http://www.slate.fr/economie/86617/twitter-pas-mourir

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Battersea Power Station | Nicholas Goodden - London Urban Photographer

Battersea Power Station | Nicholas Goodden - London Urban Photographer | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

"Battersea Power Station"  © Nicholas Goodden

"This photo of Battersea Power Station is one of my most popular images of one of London's most iconic buildings. Although derelict it remains a classic London landmark. [...]"

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Nicholas GOODDEN's website :

http://nicholasgooddenphotography.co.uk

 

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"Still"

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                                                                                       © Monica MIRZA

 

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Untroubled tranquillity...

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Dessins hyperréalistes | Redosking / José Vergara

Dessins hyperréalistes | Redosking / José Vergara | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
ART - Cet artiste de 19 ans prénommé Jose Vergara, aussi connu sous le pseudo de Redosking, fait des dessins étonnamment réalistes.
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"How visuals help us learn" | EDUDEMIC

"How visuals help us learn" | EDUDEMIC | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

"Since we talked yesterday about the plethora of different types of visuals available to present information, we thought it might be useful to take a look at why visuals are useful as classroom tools, and some do-s and don’t-s of using visuals. Enter the handy infographic below. While this particular visual isn’t necessarily geared towards teachers, …"

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Most interesting & useful... for language teachers as well ;o)

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Un si bel été... | Illustrations de Jack KOCH

Un si bel été... | Illustrations de Jack KOCH | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
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Ces dessins mettent en scène des personnages à l'esthétique enfantine... Drôles et fins, beaucoup de sensibilité et d'humour à la fois :-)

Allez donc en découvrir d'autres sur

>> http://www.dangerecole.blogspot.fr/

>> @dangerecole

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"1922 : The year that changed Brazilian art" | BBC

"1922 : The year that changed Brazilian art" | BBC | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
In 1922, the year of Brazil’s independence centenary, the winds of change blew through the country’s art world and changed it forever, writes Lucinda Hawksley.
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From 'infos140sport' tweets

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ALLEMAGNE-ARGENTINE : Buenos Aires à l'heure du match.
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... une image des Latins ! ;-)
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Susan SONTAG on art | PHOTOGRAPHERS

Susan SONTAG on art | PHOTOGRAPHERS | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
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A visual quote.

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Susan Sontag's "On Photography" (1977) : a must read :-)

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STREET ART : Anti-FIFA graffiti across Brazil, ahead of the World Cup | Imgur

STREET ART : Anti-FIFA graffiti across Brazil, ahead of the World Cup | Imgur | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Imgur is home to the web's most popular image content, curated in real time by a dedicated community through commenting, voting and sharing.
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A series of 13 anti FIFA graffiti at the Football World Cup's eve... pictures for thought.

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Des idiomes hauts en couleur !

Des idiomes hauts en couleur ! | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
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"Les expressions idiomatiques avec les couleurs - Avancé - Expressions idiomatiques " ( http://sco.lt/6B5Me1 ), re-scoopé par Jürgen Wagner sur son topic 'Les TICE en classe de langue".

Cette photo illustre un lien vers des exercices en ligne (FLE)  et je la trouve superbe :-)

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Metropolis Coffee logo : Art Deco-style branding

Metropolis Coffee logo : Art Deco-style branding | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
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It is aimed at selling, actually.

It is about (making big) money.

... nevertheless their new logo's pretty nice !

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Wisdom

Wisdom | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

I've found this pic on a Twitter account, @HeartworksBooks.

"Heartworks turns kids into published authors using their art and words. We post kids art related items and some of our favorite pages kids have made."

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Typefaces : Shurong Diao's "Hair Alphabet"

Typefaces : Shurong Diao's "Hair Alphabet" | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
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"This Hair Alphabet is inspired by Chinese calligraphy style. I [Shurong Diao] want to build a connection between Chinese characters and Roman alphabet by using different forms of long black hair, just like putting ink on rice paper to draw Chinese Characters."

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Franz MARC | PAINTING

Franz MARC | PAINTING | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it
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Cubist Superhero/Star Wars Art

Cubist Superhero/Star Wars Art | Looks -Pictures, Images, Visual Languages | Scoop.it

 

While it's very easy to blame the internet for all of the evils in the world, sometimes it's worth remembering what amazingness it can also bring.
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These illustrations remind me of some paintings by Franz Marc, whose paintings might well have inspired these modern artists.

If you don't know the painter yet, I think he is worth discovering : any pictures search engine will display dazzling art work on your computer screen  :-)

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