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#London #Underground #150Annis

#London #Underground #150Annis | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
The London Underground, the iconic transport system that gets busy Londoners from A to B (sometimes via C and D), is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2013. The “Tube”, the oldest kn...
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FM.Marche.Itani Si Che BELLISSIMA✪Le ❙t e Amo<3

The Marche is one of the 20 Regions of Italy. The Italian name Le Marche is the plural of marca, and literally means "the Marches", originally referring to the medieval March of Ancona and nearby marches of Camerino and Fermo.
The Marche are located in the Central area of the country, bordering Emilia-Romagna and the republic of San Marino to the north, Tuscany to the north-west, Umbria to the west, Abruzzo and Lazio to the south and the Adriatic Sea to the east. Except for river valleys and the often very narrow coastal strip, the land is hilly. In the nineteenth century, a railway from Bologna to Brindisi linked the Marche along the coastline of the entire territory. Inland, the mountainous nature of the region, even today, allows little travel north and south, except by rough roads over the passes.

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New in My Modern Shop: Joy St. Claire's Beautifully Enchanting Nature Photography

New in My Modern Shop: Joy St. Claire's Beautifully Enchanting Nature Photography | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
It brings us great pleasure to announce that we've just added the beautifully enchanting photos of Joy St. Claire to My Modern Shop! The self-taught photographer shoots with a classic Ricoh film camera. Her inspiration comes from wandering in nature off the main trail or road, onto paths less taken. In an exclusive interview with Joy we learned that she came to appreciate nature during the summers she spent at her grandfather's farm. As she described, "We would wander through the woods and he would have me sit quietly beside him and we would watch the woods come to life around us. I learned from him to become a part of my surroundings and because of that I have always felt at home in nature. I feel a sense of serenity and also like a very small part of something so much larger and greater."

"There is so much to see, experience and document, and a lifetime is just too short. I experience this world with my eyes and heart. I feel that art intertwines a passion with a medium. My medium…
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Ghostly Deer Sculpture Stands Deep in a UK Forest

Ghostly Deer Sculpture Stands Deep in a UK Forest | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
Artist David Freedman created this beautiful, ghostly deer sculpture deep in a UK forest. He was asked by the UK Forestry Commission to make a piece for the Wyre Forest in Worcestershire, England as part of a sensory trail, which make would make it accessible to people in wheelchairs or with limited mobility. Despite being easy to access, the sculpture is set back from the pathway so that it appears deep in the forest.
"I chose the fallow deer to represent the local wildlife and I designed it to be more of a shadow or 'spirit of a deer' than a lifelike representation," he tells us. "I wanted to give viewers the sensation you get when you chance upon a secretive animal in the distance, silent and camouflaged. Hence he is not intended to be a solid object.
"The piece took about two months to construct, using hand forged wrought iron. It stands about 9 feet tall in total and it has been galvanised for long term protection. The galvanising process produces a bright shiny finish, so I…
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Poetic Photos of Women Surrounded by the Beauty of Nature

Poetic Photos of Women Surrounded by the Beauty of Nature | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
Madrid-based photographer Elena del Palacio crafts images that conjure ethereal, dream-like scenarios in the wilderness. The vivid pictures feature young women who are often surrounded by the vast beauty of nature. They’re shown contemplating the world around them as well as being at rest. Babbling brooks, grassy fields, and gigantic tree roots become their bed in these peaceful tales.
Del Palacio’s photos poetically illustrate a relationship to the natural world. The quiet scenes depict the women at one with the environment rather than trying to rule it. Instead, they treat the landscape and its inhabitants with a mutual admiration. This beautiful union is a welcome reminder that the world is a exquisite place - all you have to do is take the time to enjoy it.
Elena del Palacio Flickr and Facebook page via [I Need a Guide]
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Artist Spends a Year in the Woods Creating Mysterious, Nature-Inspired Sculptures

Artist Spends a Year in the Woods Creating Mysterious, Nature-Inspired Sculptures | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
Deep in the woods of southern France, artist Spencer Byles transformed the forest into a mysterious wonderland through a series of spectacular, organic sculptures. Byles spent a year immersed in the woodlands of La Colle sur Loup, Villeneuve-Loubet, and Mougins for this ambitious project. Surrounded by flora and fauna, the sculptor used only cables and natural, found materials to create his stunning, large-scale works of art.
According to Byles, many people come across his sculptures by chance in the woods. Met with the sight of towering, woven structures and suspended symbols made of twined branches, the viewer may question whether the mysterious installations were formed naturally, assembled by human hands, or left in the forest by supernatural forces.
The ephemeral nature of Byles' creations is integral to his work, as each piece exists in its completed state for only as long as the elements permit. The sculptor says, "The temporary nature of my sculptures is an important aspect of…
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Designers Works Over Ten Years to Complete Gorgeous Grand Piano of the Future

Designers Works Over Ten Years to Complete Gorgeous Grand Piano of the Future | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
Hungarian pianist Gergely Bogányi recently gave the classic grand piano a makeover with a futuristic twist. The Bogányi Piano presents a sleek two-leg design that looks like a sideways “V” in profile. The streamlined style offers practical benefits: Supporting the piano with two legs instead of three lets sound waves waft unobstructed to the audience. Inside, when struck by the hammers attached to the keys, the strings vibrate against a composite wood-and-iron soundboard, which produces a set of distinctive tones.
While changing the grand piano’s design may seem unconventional now, piano models actually went in and out of style in the 18th century much like cell phones do today. The current, standard concert hall piano design has gone largely untouched since the late 1800’s, but before that, a series of evolutions enlarged the instrument to better fill large venues and morphed the sounds it produced.
Bogányi didn’t take the task of changing the grand piano’s characteristic sound or…
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Design for Vienna-Based Tower Resembles a Game of Jenga

Design for Vienna-Based Tower Resembles a Game of Jenga | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
At first glance, the Hochhaus Tower is reminiscent of the type of structure that you’d see in a game of Jenga. It’s designed by Dutch studio MVRDV, and there’s a good reason for their unconventional plan.
The building will be constructed in Vienna, Austria, which is a city that has strict zoning regulations. No structure can put its neighbors in the shade for more than two hours a day. The taller a building is, the more sunlight it blocks. To get around this rule, MVRDV designed the mixed-use Hochhaus Tower so that the first 10 stories are each positioned at a slightly different angle. This means that the building will never cut off the rising and setting sun, and it will siphon strong winds away from its plaza.
MVRDV’s innovative design is 30 stories tall, and the first 10 have space for outdoor terraces. The 20 remaining floors feature more conventional layouts with 12-foot-high ceilings and a lot of natural light. Concrete slabs with a steel and glass facade will make up the…
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Whimsical Mushrooms Look Like Books in Enchanting Diorama

Whimsical Mushrooms Look Like Books in Enchanting Diorama | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
In Melissa Jay Craig’s enchanting diorama, a small forest of 96 whimsical toadstools made from books bloom across two walls. The mushroom tops — or book covers, depending on how you look at the installation — are patterned after the poisonous fungi Amanita Muscaria. The artist says she has been oddly fascinated by fungi since she was a child, when she came upon a group of the orange-and-white toadstools clustered in a mysterious patch of towering pine trees. It was the first time she had “the intriguing feeling that the planet carried messages…for those who were curious enough to look.”
Far from being disgusted by fungi, Craig finds it inspiring. Because it’s so prolific, often powerful enough to overthrow entire habitats, she considers it to be an “agent of change.” So, with mushrooms that look like books, she blends the power of the written word with the pervasive nature of fungi. “It’s something surreptitious, uncontrollable,” she says on her website. “It lives hidden underground…
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Surreal Paintings of Whimsical Hybrid Creatures

Surreal Paintings of Whimsical Hybrid Creatures | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
Polish artist Jacek Yerka has the ability to transform ordinary concepts into incredibly imaginative, surreal scenes, as he demonstrates in his paintings of extraordinary creatures. With vivid colors and lush details, Yerka brings to life whimsical beasts that inhabit worlds filled with fantasy and sci-fi wonder.
The 62-year-old artist produces eccentric hybrids by fusing animals with natural landscapes and manmade inventions. In several paintings, settlements are built atop colossal beasts whose bodies resemble islands, craggy cliffs, or empty stretches of land. Other images depict strange creatures with mechanical parts, ranging from a reptile-like car to a school of dirigible fish. Yerka's creative, striking concepts suggest inseparable links between nature and humankind.


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Mother-to-Be Transforms Her Baby Bump into an Adorable R2-D2 Painting

Mother-to-Be Transforms Her Baby Bump into an Adorable R2-D2 Painting | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
Stefaney Giordano and her husband Tony are dedicated Star Wars fans, so they decided to turn Stefaney’s perfectly round baby bump into an adorable art project before she gave birth. Artist Nick Wolfe visited the couple’s kitchen to transform Stefaney’s belly into a painted version of R2-D2. He started by painting big, blue squares. Then, the artist filled the spaces between the squares with silver paint and added red and black accents. When the painting was completed, the Florida couple (that actually had a life-sized R2-D2 model in attendance at their wedding) posed for portraits in Star Wars-themed attire. They also visited friend and artist Daniel Deutsch at his office for photo ops with his realistic R2-D2 model. The couple named the ultimate fan masterpiece "R2Belly2."





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Stunning Portral Street Art Illusions by 1010

Stunning Portral Street Art Illusions by 1010 | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
Since 2009, German street artist 1010 has been creating these mysterious, portal-like street art illusions on walls around the world. While at first glance it looks like he's layering colored paper, upon closer inspection you realize that you're actually looking at paint on a wall. It's a different type of street art than we're used to. Recently, for the urban and contemporary art festival in Hamburg called Knotempunkt, 1010 created a huge mural that was layered in colors; blue, purple, red, and black. (See above.) The paper-like layers descend into darker colors until it feels like you're looking into a dark abyss.
You can watch a video to see this mural take shape, here. Affenfaust Galerie states about 1010: "His art deals with language, symbols and signs, with automatism of perception and the structures of society. In his paperworks he purposely uses a beautiful aesthetic to bring critical topics to the viewers attention. He lures the eye skilfully along well-balanced color shades…
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Hotel Design Inspired by a Cross-Sectioned Amethyst Geode

Hotel Design Inspired by a Cross-Sectioned Amethyst Geode | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
Amethyst, a beautiful precious gemstone, is the inspiration behind NL Architects' proposed chain of hotels. But, their unconventional design does more than just reference the color. It makes the structure appear as if it's the jewel itself. The Amsterdam-based designers created the illusion by splitting the building in half with the brilliant, multifaceted purple forms at its core.
At first glance, this building looks like a sculpture rather than lodging. Access to the rooms is available along the outside perimeter, and the accommodations are located around the central void of the building. The interior is framed by the crystalline clusters that act as unique sets of geometric windows.
NL Architects’ proposal is intended to promote the believed healing qualities of amethyst - just as traveling can rejuvenate the spirit. The first hotel is planned for Ocean Flower, a man-made island that’s currently under development north of Hainan, China.
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Stunning Bird Sculptures Made of Hermès Leather

Stunning Bird Sculptures Made of Hermès Leather | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
For their latest work, French duo Lucie Thomas and Thibault Zimmermann of the graphic studio Zim & Zou created epic artist windows for the Hermès store in Shanghai. The concept was inspired by a Museum of Natural History and a Cabinet of Curiosities. The windows displayed hand-made sculptures of animals made of leather offcuts from Hermès workshops in Paris. "We had this idea of a museum while discovering the architecture of the building," they tell us. "Its historical past gave this place a special aura. We wanted to recreate this mysterious atmosphere, so typical to a Museum of Natural History."
Most stunning are all of the bird sculptures, particularly the ornate peacock. "It’s obviously one of our favorite parts of the windows," stated Zim & Zou. "It measures almost 1.5 meters, fully hand-made with paper and tape for the structure, leather offcuts carefully selected from Hermès workshops for the feathers and head, and just two small pearls to give it a 'deeper look'. We wanted it…
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Woman Gives Her Dying Dog a Beautiful Bucket List Adventure to Say Goodbye

Woman Gives Her Dying Dog a Beautiful Bucket List Adventure to Say Goodbye | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
Travel writer Lauren Fern Watt had been through everything—college, her early 20s, boyfriends, moving to from Tennessee to NYC, and more—with her dog Gizelle at her side. The 160-pound English Mastiff was her best friend, roommate, confidant, and greatest joy. So when Gizelle was diagnosed with terminal bone cancer, Watt was absolutely devastated. Determined to stay strong for the sake of her dog, who didn't like to see her cry, Watt decided to make the most of the rest of their time together by embarking on an extraordinary bucket list adventure of everything they wanted to do before Gizelle died.
"It was my mission for us to indulge and explore life’s joys," Watt says. Together, the pair went on a journey that took them around New York City, across New England, and even to coastal Maine. They experienced new things side by side, like riding in a canoe and going on a road trip, but also made sure to save time for familiar cuddles and quiet reflection. With so little time left, Watt…
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Starbucks Customer Draws Amazingly Detailed 'Lord of the Rings' Map on Cardboard Cup

Starbucks Customer Draws Amazingly Detailed 'Lord of the Rings' Map on Cardboard Cup | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
Most people go to Starbucks to sip on brew and catch up on work. But one customer recently made his coffee cup his project, spending five hours at a Liverpool franchise penning a highly detailed map of Middle Earth on the cardboard cup. The artist, Liam Kenny, first stained the sides of the cup with a tea bag to achieve a mystical, well-traveled effect. Then he proceeded to hand-replicate a map of J.R.R. Tolkien’s beloved Lord of the Rings fantasy world. Mountain ranges, rivers and roads to Mordor and Rohan wrap around the green Starbucks medallion. The typography on the map is even consistent with the series’ flagship font.
When Kenny finished the impressive masterpiece, he handed it to the barista behind the counter without a word and walked out. The barista was so thrilled with the random artwork that she took it home, photographed it and posted it on Imgur. It’s easy to see why the gallery quickly went viral.


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New Puppy Joins in Adorable Duo Harlow and Indiana's Daily Cuddles

New Puppy Joins in Adorable Duo Harlow and Indiana's Daily Cuddles | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
As of this past December, the adorable canine duo Harlow and Indiana have welcomed a new little sister to the family! Reese (also called Reese Lightning), a miniature dachshund, was greeted with curious looks and cautious sniffs when she first arrived, but as these heartwarming photos show, she quickly joined in her older sisters' daily cuddles. With her big eyes, tiny body, and puppy-dog friskiness, Reese makes for an absolutely aww-worthy addition to the family.
Harlow, a Weimaraner, has gained a huge following on Instagram for the cute snapshots that her owner posts. The account name Harlow and Sage references Sage, Harlow's older sister who sadly passed away in 2013. Luckily, Indiana was soon introduced to brighten up Harlow's spirits, and now Reese makes for double the fun.
Harlow and Sage website Harlow and Sage on Instagram
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Delightful Recipe Makes Bread Hippos That Peek out of Soup

Delightful Recipe Makes Bread Hippos That Peek out of Soup | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
A hot bowl of soup pairs perfectly with the winter temperatures outside. What makes the meal even better are when hippos are included. Yes, you read that right - hippos in your soup! Sandra Denneler created a recipe for this adorable Healthy Hungry Hippo Soup. She crafted the creatures with bread dough and used black-eyed peas and black beans for the finer details. When placed in a bowl and surrounded by soup, they look like wild hippos peeking out of the water.
This is a simple, fun recipe that can be paired with any soup you like. Denneler mentions that her daughter enjoyed helping her, so it’s suitable for kids, too. In fact, it’s a lot like working with Playdoh, except that you get to eat it once you’re done. Denneler says that the trick to making these is to not overwork the dough. Simply form the hippos, align them on your baking sheet, and let them rise together. What a great treat - especially when you serve it up with this delightful Nessie Ladle.
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Photographer Docmuments What People Are Reading on the NYC Subway

Photographer Docmuments What People Are Reading on the NYC Subway | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
When Dutch photographer Reinier Gerritsen turned his lens to people reading on the New York City subway system, he launched a project that proves the power of the printed word is alive and well in the midst of public transportation. Gerritsen spent three years collecting the photos for "The Last Book" project, which was exhibited at New York City’s Julie Saul Gallery and turned into a book. Most readers remained engrossed in the pages as Gerritsen snapped their portraits. A few looked up and shot him curious stares or suspicious glances.
With the precision of a librarian, Gerritsen cataloged the 500 photos on his website by author’s last name. The project encompasses authors with last names beginning with every letter of the alphabet except Q and X. Suzanne Collins, James Patterson and J.K. Rowling were among authors who appeared the most on the subway. Classic works by philosophers, poets and Shakespeare were also surprisingly popular selections. Gerritsen noted that literature…
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Rare Childhood Portraits of Frida Khalo Captured by Her Father

Rare Childhood Portraits of Frida Khalo Captured by Her Father | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
Artist Frida Kahlo is probably best known for her painted self portraits, but she also had a well-documented life on camera. There are hundreds of photographs taken of her as an adult with husband Diego Rivera, but what’s less common are images from her childhood. Her father, Guillermo Kahlo, often captured her as a young girl on film. These rare and beautiful images give us a glimpse into what Kahlo’s early life was like.
Her family grew up in what’s now known as La Casa Azul (the blue house), named that because of its cobalt walls. She had a lot of women in her life: her mother Matilde, four sisters, and two half-sisters that also lived with her. These photographs highlight a coming-of-age that’s surrounded by family, friends, and a lot of love. Kahlo holds gorgeous bouquets of flowers, a prized doll as well as donning a man’s suit and cane.
Even as a young child, Khalo’s face was instantly recognizable. Her intense gaze was matched with strong eyebrows that permeated her later…
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Holographic Portraits Painted on Delicate Layers of Fabric and Netting

Holographic Portraits Painted on Delicate Layers of Fabric and Netting | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
Thai artist Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew paints multiple layers of canvas, thread, fabric, and netting to create stunning works of three-dimensional art. Delicate and utterly unique, the paintings resemble shimmering holograms that subtly shift and transform when viewed from different angles.
A pensive, melancholy figure is at the center of each mixed media piece. Rendered in impressively realistic detail on the thin screens of mesh, the translucent subjects appear ethereal and ghostly. Their eyes lowered as if lost in thought, the haunting figures reflect on life, death, and other concepts inspired by Buddhist philosophy.



Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew's website
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New Fascinating Macro Photos of Bees by the United States Geological Survey

New Fascinating Macro Photos of Bees by the United States Geological Survey | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
The United States Geological Survey has released another fascinating batch of macro photos offering intimate portraits of bees. The often-feared insects are photographed against black backgrounds in great detail, revealing large, shimmering eyes and rainbow-colored wings. One bee is even seen covered in flecks of vibrantly golden pollen dust. Up close, the bees take on a fluffy, and even cuddly, appearance.
Researcher Sam Droege created the photos by programming a camera with a macro lens to take sets of photos of varying focal depth. In Photoshop, he blended several exposures together to create one incredibly clear image. The colors are not manipulated, so the insects’ natural hues are represented honestly.
The macro photos, captured as part of the USGS Native Bee Inventory and Monitoring Program, generate valuable public interest in the insects that people commonly run from. “Once you blow [the bees] up to the size of a German shepherd and they have good hair, people start paying…
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Artists Beautify Outdoor Pianos Around the World to Bring Music to the Streets

Artists Beautify Outdoor Pianos Around the World to Bring Music to the Streets | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
Noticing a lack of interaction between strangers who passed each other everyday on the same streets, UK-based artist Luke Jerram was inspired to disrupt people's daily routines with spontaneous music and communication by installing outdoor pianos in public spaces. "The idea for Play Me, I'm Yours came from visiting my local launderette," explains Jerram. "I saw the same people there each weekend and yet no one talked to one another. I suddenly realised that within a city, there must be hundreds of these invisible communities, regularly spending time with one another in silence. Placing a piano into the space was my solution to this problem, acting as a catalyst for conversation and changing the dynamics of a space."
The project proved a huge success right from the start, when Jerram installed 15 pianos throughout the city of Birmingham for three weeks in 2008. An estimated 140,000 people played the pianos or listened to others as they played, sparking engagement with each other and…
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17 Adorable Animals Who've Mastered the Art of Stretching

17 Adorable Animals Who've Mastered the Art of Stretching | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it

Warning: These photos may make you want to nap. Take a deep breath...now stretch! Today let's take a look at animals who've mastered the art of stretching. Whether they're just taking a nice pause in their day or reaching for that piece of food in the tree, these animals look absolutely adorable with their eyes closed or their limbs flying in the air. While some of them, like the dog, look like they're working on their yoga pose, others, like the owl, are coming up with something original. All in all, they're adorable animals with spunk and style!

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Funny Drawing Series of a Character Battling His Maker

Funny Drawing Series of a Character Battling His Maker | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
Imagine getting your head punched or getting smooshed to the corner of a page. That's what this character is going through, thanks to artist Alex Solis. For this new series, Alex shows a character going one-on-one with the artist. Watch as the boy fights back as he clamps his teeth down onto the artist's thumb or uses his knife to take a stab at him. Alex pulls out all the stop, even using a lighter to fight the character! As he states, "Trying to finally get rid of this guy, but he was able to stop the fire - guess it's not over yet!"
Called Inkeraction, it didn't start out as a series. So many people liked the works that he kept the character around. "Since I kept messing with him, it only felt right that he would eventually fight back," explains Alex. "I have a good plan for the ending of it but since people keep liking it I think I will extend it a bit and not end it for a while."
When asked what he wants people to take away from the series, he says, "I want people to, in a way,…
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Playful Celebrity Portraits Show Off the Goofy Sides of A-List Stars

Playful Celebrity Portraits Show Off the Goofy Sides of A-List Stars | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
When we think of Hollywood royalty, often the picture that comes to mind is gorgeous and airbrushed to the extreme. London- and New York-based photographer Andy Gotts, however, takes a different approach with his celebrity portraits, which are often bursting with spontaneity and humor. Both playful and intimate, these photos present our favorite A-list stars in a brand new light.
The portraits, many of which are black and white, strip away much of the glitz and glam that we associate with big names like Scarlett Johansson, George Clooney, and Gwyneth Paltrow. Instead, the distinguished actors and actresses are depicted making funny faces, striking hilarious poses, and smiling completely naturally. It's great to see that no matter how rich or famous they become, some folks from Tinseltown aren't afraid to let loose and goof off in front of the camera.
Above: Scarlett Johansson
Orlando Bloom

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Delightful Illustrations Depict R2-D2 Dressed as Other Superheroes

Delightful Illustrations Depict R2-D2 Dressed as Other Superheroes | Le It e Amo ✪ | Scoop.it
Fantasy worlds collide in Steve Berrington’s delightful illustrations that depict Star Wars icon R2-D2 dressed up as superheroes from other realms. The lovable droid crosses Marvel, DC Comic and Lucasfilm lines to don a Superman cape, pick up Captain America’s shield and try on Wonder Woman’s tiara. But R2-D2 doesn’t only masquerade as other heroes. He is also re-imagined wearing the costumes of notorious villains such as the Joker.
Berrington’s illustrations represent the ultimate fan-fiction fantasy, creatively answering the question “What if all my favorite characters were part of the same universe?” The London-based artist tends to create graphic illustrations centering around superhero pop culture, often juxtaposing characters and realms in surprising combinations.








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