creativity

  1. Laron

    Share your Favorite Bookmark

    Have you got a favorite bookmark? I was sent this one below as a gift recently and it may just be my new favorite!
  2. Laron

    Manual Whale — That's what I call creative

    Love this! (Direct link here for those that can't see it)
  3. Laron

    Tapestries: What are your favorite and where can we find them?

    This is a space to share any photos of tapestries you have at home, but also to point out one’s you’ve come across online that you are thinking about getting, are tempted to get, or just love the look of. Online there are a lot of tapestries available, such as on Etsy.com and other sites. For...
  4. Laron

    Share your Photography (Part 2)

    Back in August, 2016, Samara began a thread titled Photography. As of June 2019, it has since had sixteen thousand views and 481 replies. This is part two, as that thread reached seventeen pages and some bugs have been reported. This can happen when a thread gets that size. So the purpose of...
  5. Laron

    The Cleaners & The Gleaners, by Julie Nahon & Jean-François Millet

    The first image above is of an oil painting, The Gleaners, by Jean-François Millet, from 1857. It shows three female peasants gleaning a field of stray stalks of wheat after the harvest. It's famous for featuring, in a sympathetic way, what were then the lowest ranks of rural society; this was...
  6. Laron

    A Tip: Sourcing Art for your Facebook Memes

    This year I started creating my own memes to share on my personal Facebook page. Many of them go viral as I’ve closely followed patterns around what works, what doesn’t, and how they should be displayed. I'm getting better and better at it over time. My most popular image has had 39,000 people...
  7. Laron

    The Knocker-Up & the Photographer

    This is Mary Smith wielding a pea shooter at the east end of London, back in 1931. Her job was to get up early, sometimes at 3am, and rouse clients so they could get to work on time. Most “knocker-ups” used a long light stick, often bamboo, with a piece of wire at the end to reach windows higher...
  8. civilmonk

    Silence beyond words

    A proposal to cocreation. I did it few time on my polish local forums and it was always fun. The idea is to cocreate story or emotion or artistic ekspresion that is our reflection on story as is told so far. So story is what is in each post. And any one is free to continue story in way that has...
  9. Laron

    Gentleman Felter the Needle Artist

    The gentleman Felter is a needle felt artist from a small village on the Northumbrian coast in the UK, which is surrounded by castles, cats, and copious amounts of tea. Felter finds old beaten up heavily used brushes that nobody would look twice at and then places on them tiny animals with...
  10. Laron

    A Unique Halloween Costume

    Last month on the 28th the 22nd annual Halloween parade in the city Kawasaki, Japan, took place. About two thousand people in costumes walked streets, with about a hundred and twenty thousand spectators watching on. Vampires, ghosts, skeletons and interestingly a group dressed as well-known...
  11. Laron

    Bookstagrammer Elizabeth Sagan

    Self-described “bookstagrammer” Elizabeth Sagan pays homage to her love of literature, arranging a huge collection into imaginative art displays to share with her one hundred and six thousand Instagram followers. She's below with some of her creations, but you can find the rest right here...
  12. Laron

    What you can do with your driftwood collection

    Alan, in Australia, collects driftwood and creates amazing art and sculptures. I've had many moments exploring the seashore throughout my life and I love it when Is see things like this as it's not only about the art, but about connecting in with those experiences again. These are available...
  13. Laron

    The Breakfast Photo Thread: Post Yours!

    We have a few photo based food threads on this board already, but it can be hard to track back where they are, but each one has a specific purpose as well. I'm starting one to create a space to share your personal photos of what you eat for breakfast, which may be your own creation at home, or...
  14. Laron

    How to make the world's best paper airplane

    Making paper flying objects is a memory from my childhood. "So you want to make the world’s farthest-traveling paper airplane. The technique you learned in school won’t cut it. John Collins designed the current world-record-holding paper airplane. According to him, there are four things to...
  15. Laron

    If you could leave a note for your younger self?

    Think about it: if you could go back in time and leave a short note for your younger self, whether that may be in your teenage years or younger, or your 20's, what would you say? This note could change your future.
  16. Laron

    It's Story Time: Narrating Strangers' Lives

    While this may also be appropriate for our Humor sub-board of our Universal Discussion board, I thought it was very creative of what this person came up with as he walked around interupting strangers. It's story time!
  17. Laron

    This is a very realistic robot

    This robot has a bad posture. However, as real as it may seem, it's simply a masterfully-done embedded CGI robot, one of the robots digitally created for ADAM, a series of post-apocalyptic sci-fi short films by director Neill Blomkamp. He's more widely-known for Elysium, District 9 and...
  18. Laron

    What does it mean when you?...

    I just typed this into the google search engine: Google lists the most popular searches when you type something in, like what does it mean? Isn't it interesting what the most popular searches are there? A lot of people seem to dream about snakes. A year ago I did this and the results were a...
  19. Laron

    As a child, what was your favorite creative passion?

    As a child we each had a favorite creative passion which we fell into and enjoyed. What was yours? When I think back, I was probably like the typical kid, going from one thing to another. I was actually very much into dolls houses at a younger age. I remember that started when I visiting a...
  20. Laron

    John Lennon's "Imagine" by 10 year old Adam

    Ten year old Adam does an excellent job here with his rendition of John Lennon's "Imagine".