Originally published on InspiredEconomist.com The world’s oceans are vast, floating dumps for plastic pollution. Without a serious plan for cleaning up the world’s oceans, this situation is dire and becoming … [Read full article]
Good Energy & Solar Schools Award Kids’ Creativity
Originally published on SolarLove.org An innovative partnership has been sparking children’s creativity across the UK, encouraging them to “get creative” about renewable energy, solar power, and climate change. Good Energy, … [Read full article]
Science Inspires Art – ‘The Brain’ Exhibition Opens in NYC [Photo Feature]
Radial Development by Robert Fathauer – 2014 – ceramic sculpture (one of 42 selected works for The Brain exhibition) From functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) and 3D Brain Maps to … [Read full article]
5,500 Dog Portraits Draw Attention To Shelter Dogs
Mark Barone is a visual artist and dog enthusiast. He has enjoyed the companionship of dogs for many years, and decided to use his artistry to show appreciation for canines … [Read full article]
Chimps Make Art For Competition
Remember Duchamp’s urinal? Well, it appears he has been one upped in the art is very subjective point-making. Six chimps in various sanctuaries around the United states have been making … [Read full article]
Planetsave Art: Species on the Brink of Extinction
One of our totally awesome readers (Jason Chua) recently created some beautiful pieces of art for our site. They are below, and below them is a very elegantly written … [Read full article]
A green planet is a planet that is going to last longer and remain healthier because it involves recycling, reusing, and reducing to create a safer, happier and healthier environment. Many art projects are now taking on a green or eco-friendly focus because people want to place more emphasis on being sustainable and environmentally aware.
How to Create Art to Inspire Green Living
Our society is moving toward green and eco-friendly living in a number of different ways. There are a number of techniques you can use to inspire thoughts of green living, and one such opportunity is to create art that exemplifies the concepts of environmentalism.
Obviously the best way to do this is to create art that utilizes green and eco-friendly practices, so consider the following ways that you can take green practices to the next level by turning them into works of art.
Star Wars Imperial Walker Made From Recycled Computer Parts
I had to share this. I think any Star Wars buff could appreciate an Imperial Walker constructed from old computer parts. The artist behind this great masterpiece is Sage Werbock better known … [Read full article]
The City Depicts World Without Us
The idea of a “world without us” has been often expressed over the past decade in book and TV, and now in photographed diorama, thanks to the exceptional work of … [Read full article]
Nature Walks Improve Learning More than City Walks
Environmental psychology researchers at the University of Michigan have confirmed what many have long-suspected: spending time in a natural setting is good for the brain (at least for its ability to retain important information). Study subjects learned better after a walk in nature that after a walk in a dense urban setting. Conversely, previous studies, also conducted by Berman et al, have shown that living in a dense urban environment actually impairs cognition and self-control.
Shepard Fairey Designs Three Posters for WWF's Earth Hour
Before his arrest in Boston last week, Shephard Fairey managed to design three posters for the World Wildlife Fund’s upcoming family-friendly climate change action, Earth Hour. Check out the others … [Read full article]