Saturday, July 14, 2007

This is Spartan King Leonidas speed painting and animation

Awesome speed painting and animation of Spartan King Leonidas yelling ‘This is Sparta!!’ from the movie 300. This was painted in Adobe Photoshop step by step and then later the animation was done in Adobe After Effects. This artist sure does have some mad Photoshop skills and took a lot of time in creating this masterpiece. 1 videoclip after the jump.

The Incredible Hulk Dog

Wendy the Whippet has a genetic disorder resulting her being the Incredible Hulk of dogs. She is one rare breed and people refer her to as Arnold Schwarzenegger says owner Ingrid Hansen. Twice the weight of an average whippet at 27 kilograms, she probably won’t live as long as normal whippets.

7 Wonders of the World

The New7Wonders organization is happy to announce the following 7 candidates have been elected to represent global heritage throughout history. The listing is in random order, as announced at the Declaration Ceremony on 07.07.07. All the New 7 Wonders are equal and are presented as a group without any ranking.

Mammoth Found in Siberia

Researchers at Japan Jikei University will soon be receiving a body of a frozen baby mammoth which is said to be one of the best preserved specimens of mammoth ever to be discovered. The researchers at the Jikei University School Medicine will use advanced computer tomography scanners to obtain three dimensional images of its internal organs.

World of Creative Advertisements

An advertisement by Jung von Matt/Alster for watchmaker IWC. Bus straps have been fashioned from images of IWC’s Big Pilot’s Watch to allow bus travellers near the airport to try before they buy at Berlin, Germany. 16 more advertisements after the jump.

A print of a cup of Folgers coffee was placed on top of manhole covers in New York City, USA. Holes on the print allows the steam to come out. Wordings around the cup reads ‘Hey, City That Never Sleeps. Wake up.” from Folgers.

This is a great advertisment campaign at Unicenter Shopping Mall in Buenos Aires, Argentina for Valentine’s Day. It magnifies the romantic ambience with a simple idea.

An innovative idea on a large billboard in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It really makes you want that ‘Heineken’.