Cinemagraphs or Artistic GIF’s

Whatever you call them, they’re very cool.

An artsy twist to the animated GIF. These moving pictures were created by NYC Photographer Jamie Beck and motion graphics artist Kevin Burg.  Check out more at her Tumblr blog:   From Me To You

cinemagraph of a taxi cab
cinemagraph of the subway

cinemagraph of a bus rider

 Cinemagraph tutorials:

 Creating a Cinemagraph in Gimp 2.8

A fairy sketch, and tale?

fairy and mushroom art

fairy beside a mushroom odosketch doodle by

For as long as she could remember, her family had lived at the very edge of the garden. She hated it there, the darkness, and the creatures lurking around every leaf waiting for their next meal…..

This is a sketch I drew at Odosketch, below is the same one tweaked in Photoshop. What do you think happens next?

mushroom fairy Photoshop drawing by