Summer Beach Knife Oil Paintings By Alena Shymchonak

Alena Shymchonak is a painter who comes from Estonia. She produces a lot of paintings for collectors in different countries. She like using palette knife and oil painting to produce her paintings. “My paintings are inspired by the colors and textures I imagine or I saw during my travels. The paintings acquire with them depth, life and energy. If I can capture that energy and make a...

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This Guy Came Up With A Plan To Turn Any Backyard Into A Beach

Summer vacations are all about sun, sea, and sand. Wouldn’t you agree? Unfortunately for some of us, getting to the seaside can be one difficult task because things keep getting in our way. Maybe your car just broke down. Perhaps your partner got the chickenpox. Or maybe you live so far away from the beach that it would take you a solid week to get there. Here’s a bit of good news — you can have...

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“Visceral Fluidity”: Sublime Underwater Portraits By Samantha French

Born and raised in north central Minnesota, Samantha French graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2005. French’s current body of work explores the idea of escape, the tranquility and nostalgia for the lazy summer days of her childhood. More: Samantha French, Instagram, Facebook The series is inspired by Samantha’s own reflections and memories of her childhood summers spent in...

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“A Colorful Day Out To Coney Island”: Color Phographs Of A Summer’s Escape From New York City In 1948

Back to the good old days, Coney Island was a place where the straight-talking working class lapped up the fun in an America founded on security and purpose. This was confident, snooty-free America, the antithesis of knowing, sneery European high-brow culture and the affected, needy good taste that thrills only to exclude. Boy, was it fabulous. Now we go back to see Coney Island on a summer’s day...

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The World’s Most Unusual Beach Is A Glacier In Russia’s Kingdom Of Permafrost

Tired of summer beach recreation? We have something special to impress you! As an alternative to an ordinary hot sand beach try to laze on the ice beach of Yakutia. It is a permafrost region, but in fact summer in Yakutia is as hot as it is in Yalta. But it has snow. h/t: englishrussia, siberiantimes Buluus is a glacier 100 km away from Yakutsk city, a nice place for refreshment.

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Designer Duncan Shotton Creates A Miniature Swimming Pool Drinking Glass

British designer Duncan Shotton (previously) introduces his next everyday object: A miniature swimming pool drinking glass. A minimal design with a little touch of lovelyness, to give you the positive feeling that comes with summertime, all year round. Duncan established his small Tokyo design studio in 2012, and re-located to Bristol UK in early 2018. Focusing on designing happiness into everyday...

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Inside The Abandoned Summer Camp In Chernobyl

Miriam Wasser Three days after the huge nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in northern Ukraine on April 26, 1986, the Soviets mandated that everyone living within 30-kilometers of the plant evacuate. People were told they’d only be gone for a few days, and packed as such. But 30 years later, the area — called the Exclusion Zone — remains uninhabited and has become a...

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