Why are we here?
T'is a question philosophers and seekers have asked for ages. I mean, really - 'why are we here on this ball of rock spinning around the sun, caught up in the middle of all this human drama?' T'is a valid question - no doubt many people ask it at some point or another in their lives, some at a midlife crisis, some at an existential breakthrough, some in the midst of an acid trip.
And it's a valid question to transfer into different contexts. Such as, why are we here, in crypto?
Did we really know what we were getting into, when we took our first dives into the world of blockchain technology? For most, probably not.
And even if we had some idea of what it was about and why it seemed interesting, things have changed significantly since Satoshi dropped the Bitcoin bomb into the web. Few of us probably ever anticipated what revolutions would be unfolding as a consequence and how the tech is primed to transform our entire society to a degree beyond what the internet did. And in consi
Dear Steemians - here comes the third edition Steemian of the Day - the serial outlining great users in the categories we curate. Today our user of the day is a great Turkish German Designer.
But who is @oendertuerk you may ask? Not an easy answer, he is a creative designer with a lot of alternative interests. A turkish guy, grown up and living in the beautiful Düsseldorf, Germany. He is 34 years old and joined steemit just over 1 month ago and claims he likes the platform. We believe him of course 😎. Other than design he is very interested in sciences, research, archeology and ancient cultures. He is always open for new ideas and happy to support others implementing them. You can get in touch with him on steemit.chat - some of his work below:
We were called in to help convert a garage into a man-cave. As you can tell by the hideous green colored wall, a face-lift was sorely needed - unless he enjoyed the mockery of his buddies on gameday. As is the case with most garages, it's a pretty easy job. Access is great as you can back the truck right up to the project and it's more protected from the weather than a fully exterior job. We don't usually use a planetary grinder for small jobs like this but hey, not complaining; it's a fun piece of equipment to run!
The colors certainly aren't what I would have chosen, but hey, the custome
Steemians of the World - as Curator for German posts and anything related to Germany (apart from other topics) we want to introduce once a week also some typical music from related countries - starting with a band many people know outside Germany.
We checked Wikipedia first and had a good laught to read their definition about them
a German Neue Deutsche Härte Band - oh well - Wikipedia depends on people to feed them so no attack towards them. Anyway - Rammstein is a German Rock Band, founded in 1994 in Berlin. The majority of their songs are in German, music genre is between Metal, Rock and Undefined stuff. The band have sold over 35 million albums worldwide. I love their sound carpet (given I come from both sides - Metal and Techno / Trance) and outstanding performances . I still struggle with the content of their lyrics but most Germans do so!
As I mentioned in my previous post with Stefanie, she is one of my favorite models to work with because she is so photogenic, she is also a very sweet girl and quality person. We always have a great photoshoot!
Stefanie wanted to do some very classy and tasteful fine art implied nudes in Black & White and this is one of the images that resulted from that shoot. I have a few more if this one does well.
Camera: Nikon D810
Lens: Nikon 24-70 F2.8
Lighting: Alien Bee AB1600s Lights with Softboxes
What Goes In To My Work/Art: For those that don't know, I spend a lot of time on all of my photos, unlike camera phone pictures, or quick snap shots. For any shoot there is model selection, planning, equipment setup, the shoot which is usually several hours where I shoot several hundred photos, then there is equipment tear down, choosing the best images which takes a couple of hours, color
A quartet of my own little worlds!
Land of Lost Illusions
The Time Keepers Cavern
When @rigaronib originally made the @little-peppers logo, he also made two additional logos, in preparation for the future.
He knew that we had another pepper on the way, but wasn’t sure which gender it would be. Just to cover the bases, @rigaronib made one of each, so that we could be ready. Now, we can upgrade to the new avatar.
This is my second Chris Cornell tribute painting, titled, I'll Wait For You There, Alone.
it's a 16x20, acrylic on canvas.
This one was inspired by his song, Like A Stone.
A few closeups
I've dabbled in drumming over the years, but I've never had a drumkit to practice on so whenever I feel the need to drum, I grab a pair of chopsticks and go to town:
Last week I actually had access to a drumkit, so I was able to test out my skills:
Not perfect by any means, but definitely an improvement over where I was in the past. If you want to drum (or do anything else that you don't really have access to), try to find an alternative that can help you practice until you get there. No excuses, just solutions.
fractals run thru deep dream two or three styles here the one with eyes is always odd to see hehe love the dogs faces though
fractals created with jwildfire software --- deep dream generator is a website if you like them please follow vote comment ;) i will post daily if when i can
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If you have seen my other posts, I made some Steemit jewelries with a round shape. This time I thought to make a square one. This one looks more masculine because the chain bracelet is more rough.
As my previous post, I have another bracelet I don't really wear, so I can use this one for my black square Steemit bracelet.
If you want to know what equipment and tools I used,
You can check my previous posts.
Work in progress
Fresh from the 3D oven
This is the first in a series of bonsai trees. It's kind of apropos, since bonsais are tiny trees and I'm painting in tiny dots... ok, it's a reach, whatever.
It's painted on some cool handmade 6
x8 paper that I found in my
art stuff ~~hoard~~ collection - and it took about 15 hours. A lot of people ask how many dots there are, and I always respond that I am WAY too easily distractable to count that high.
However, this time I did manage to count the dots in the soil (the black dots between the green of the pot and the brown trunk). Drumroll.......
There are 841 black dots for the soil alone. Seriously. Well, give or take five. It doesn't look like there are that many but I was really concentrating to make sure I got it right. So the entire tree must be in the tens of thousands.
I also experimented with a smaller implement - a 3/4" wall nail in order to make the dots smaller. I know the
Please note, I'm not an expert card/paper crafter. The 'essential kit' is MY opinion only. If you have a different opinion on what is essential, please feel free to share. I love learning and if you post some of your tips, it could benefit everyone.
The things I don't think I could/should do without are:
Sharp things - scissors, craft knives and scalpel,
Sticky stuff - double-sided tape, glues and glue-pens,
Measuring things - rulers,
Receptacle for the stuff you throw away.
I haven't shown my full collection of sharp things - I don't use all of them in my crafting - I have a good collection of dressmaking scissors that shouldn't be used for paper.
A scalpel is better for the fiddly work than a craft knife because the blade is precise and less bendy. Large scissors are great, but for cutting fiddly 'fussy cutting' as it's called, you really need a delicate pair of sharp, accurate scissors.
Hello everyone I made these cute bows using strong glue and i stiches some parts of it so it will looks good, i made this for my Baby girl.
anyone can make this, as long as you have materials. ^^
안녕하세요 모두들 나는 강한 아교를 사용하여이 귀여운 활을 만들었고 그것의 일부분을 stiches하므로 좋게 보일 것입니다. 나는 이것을 아기 소녀에게 만들어주었습니다.
자료가있는 한 누구나 이걸 만들 수 있습니다. ^^
A few short hours before the fated concert started on Monday, a brand new life came in to the world. An every-day miracle.
Whilst the world was reeling at the latest horror attack on innocent lives, a family were getting used to their newest member. A mother and father had a new daughter and a brother had a new baby sister.
Our daughter, Dani's friend gave birth to her much longed-for baby daughter and the news that she hadn't known what the sex of the baby was, but it was the girl she'd hoped for brought a wonderful bright, joyful smile to my daughter's face. For that alone, I am thankful.
The new family aren't accepting visitors just yet, getting to know their new baby is priority, so I had plenty of time to make this, yet I couldn't wait.
I can only hope, as I did for my own children, that the world doesn't become ruined, that people come to their senses and 'Live and let live' and 'Do no harm' become the e
I again introduced the design of the house, a modern minimalist design specifically for my client who asked her to be able to make a simple yet modern design.
The client sometimes odd in asking, uamh small want a big house. Money many want a small house.
Today he asks for modern, tomorrow he sees mediterranean has changed his mind again.
But that's where my role is an architect who must change their thinking. Because not the design or splendor in need, but convenience.