Category Archives: Smiles

Things That Make Me Smile No.172: 3D Art

If you’ve been following my smiles, you should not be surprised to find another 3D artist. It’s fascinating to watch them bring drawings to life. The shadowing on this one is incredible.

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Things That Make Me Smile No.171: Archeology

Archeology is an interest of mine with the Persian, Egyptian, and Greek areas as my focus thanks to the digs and artifacts I explored as a child. This video offers a glimpse into some of the struggles found (and overcome) … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.170: Musical Steam

Steampunk functions on the premise that society remained on steam power rather than shifting to combustion engine designs as happened in our timeline. People often assume a fantastical element in some of the more mundane steam designs because they’ve never … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.169: Holographic Art

This video demonstrates an amazing technique of using holographic and digital augmented reality techniques to bring static art to life. To learn more about the multimedia artists Claire Bardainne and Adrien Mondot, here is their website: https://www.am-cb.net/en/projets/mirages-miracles

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Things That Make Me Smile No.168: Ice Sculpture

This seems an appropriate smile when we’re expecting snow again on Thursday in the winter that never ends, but when life gives you ice, make art, right? An artist talks about what makes ice sculpture special to him and his … Continue reading

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