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Heres King Kong Atop the Empire State Building Made Entirely of Chocolate

A new chocolate sculpture by Amaury Guichon and Christophe Morel shows a giant King Kong atop the Empire State Building. Everything is made of chocolate so you know this is sweet! 😛 Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/chocolate-king-kong-on-empire-state-building-by-amaury-guichon-and-christophe-morel/

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A Spellbinding Ocean Exploration With an Underwater Wheelchair

In this dreamlike sequence, artist and activist Sue Austin explores a coral reef in the world’s first underwater wheelchair. Austin lost her mobility after an extended illness in the mid-90s. Through ‘Creating the Spectacle!’ Sue aims to use the surprising juxtaposition of an NHS wheelchair in an underwater environment to transform preconceptions, create positive empowering images and inspire people. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/wheelchair-scuba-diving-sue-austin/

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9 Photography Tricks Advertisers Use to Make Food Look More Delicious

Photographing food in a studio creates unique challenges. The bright studio lights and lengthy setup times for the perfect shot means food sits around longer than usual. That’s why many commercial photo shoots include ‘food stylists’ that use tricks and hacks to make the food last longer (e.g., not melt) and appear even more delicious than real life. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/photography-tricks-advertisers-use-to-make-food-look-delicious/

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Jigsaw Puzzle Mashups by Tim Klein (9 Photos)

Tim Klein is an American artist based in Vancouver, Washington who enjoys creating ‘puzzle montages’, a fun and obscure art form that uses pieces from various jigsaw puzzles to create new and quirky mashups. Klein says he was inspired by the work of art professor Mel Andringa, whom he credits as the pioneer. He says he first read about his work in a magazine article from 1988. Klein adds: Jigsaw puzzle companies tend to use the same cut patterns for multiple puzzles. This makes the pieces interchangeable. As a result,…

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Timelapse Shows How Badly Damaged Photos Get Digitally Restored

In this photo restoration timelapse by Kaitlyn Rae we see how a badly damaged photo can be digitally restored to its original glory. Using Adobe Photoshop, Rae is able to digitally restore, retouch, and manipulate images in incredibly convincing fashion. For more, check out her website as well as her Twitter and Facebook page. If the video above doesn’t work, try the embedded tweet below. https://t.co/GYoBdMsSRV retweet this, and I’ll be forever thankful <3 pic.twitter.com/CZzeBmcr3t — Katy Rae (@bbykaty) September 23, 2018 Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/timelapse-shows-how-badly-damaged-photos-get-digitally-restored/

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No Dialogue, Just 10 Mins of Pencil Tip Carving Over Chill Beats

A compilation of incredible pencil tip carvings by artist Salavat Fidai, complimented by a selection of chill instrumentals. We actually profiled Fidai’s wonderful work back in 2015, be sure to check out the impressive galleries if you want to see more! – This Guy Carves Miniature Artworks Onto the Tips of Pencils – Miniature Sculptures Carved Onto the Tips of Pencils (21 Photos) Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/10-minutes-of-miniature-pencil-carvings/

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This Underwater Dance by Julie Gautier is Simply Beautiful

AMA is a breathtaking short film by Julie Gautier which she describes as: “A film without words that tells a story that everyone can interpret in their own way, according to their own experience, everything is suggested, nothing is imposed. I wanted to put in this film my biggest pain in this world, so that it is not too raw I have coated it with grace, so that it is not too heavy I have dipped it in the water and I dedicate this film to all the women of…

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This Hand Painted Oscar Winning Short is One of the Most Beautiful Animations Youll See

The Old Man and the Sea is a 1999 paint-on-glass-animated short film by Russian animator Aleksandr Petrov, based on the novel of the same name by Ernest Hemingway. The film won countless awards, including the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 2000. According to Wikipedia: Work on the film began in March 1997. It took Aleksandr Petrov and his son Dmitri Petrov (who helped his father) until April 1999 to paint each of the 29,000+ frames. The film’s technique, pastel oil paintings on glass, is mastered by only…

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The Entire Breaking Bad Series in 1 Minute in Honor of its 10 Year Anniversary

Artist Esther Bellido made this awesome 60 second animation in honour of Breaking Bad’s 10 year anniversary. The first episode aired on January 20, 2008 and went on to become one of the most critically acclaimed shows in television history. Spoilers obviously. Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/videos/entire-breaking-bad-series-in-one-minute/

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This Stop Motion Short Made with Pumpkins is Amazing

Sean Ohlenkamp and Rob Popkin created this incredible Halloween-themed stop motion animation using dozens and dozes of pumpkins. With music by Grayson Matthews, many of the sounds were smashed, tapped, kicked, clapped or scooped out of actual pumpkins and carving tools. Ohlenkamp adds: Many pumpkins were photographed twice. First as a nicely lit, carving-free plate. Then again after carving our designs and removing the top or back so we could insert a light. The two were then composited together to remove the lighting equipment. We re-used pumpkins where we could…

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