Flowing digital portraits by Moscow illustrator Maxim Shkret – 3d modelling and applied shadows to create an effect similar to paper sculpture.
More of his work here.
Reuters reports on an innovative new project at the Norwegian town of Rjukan – located at the base of a narrow valley and starved of sunlight for six months of the year.
The brainchild of local artist Martin Anderson, the plan involves three heliostat mirrors positioned at the top of the hill that will reflect a patch of SAD-dispelling sunlight into the town square all Winter long.
It’s a Shadow Cloud, designed by Czech propellor-heads Drzach & Suchy: a fretwork cube of such fiendish cleverness that even watching a video of the thing in action can stimulate the geek gland, raising levels of nerdutonin in the bloodstream.