Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: A Bridge Made From Paper, The Stuntwomen of Mad Max, Walking Through a Van Gogh Painting and More!

Hey, look: We’re halfway through the week and I have what you need to get you to the other side. WEDNESDAY QUICKIES.

Holy hell! Courtesy of environmental artist Steve Messam, a small English river now has an arched bridge made from 22,000 sheets of bright red paper.

OCR Journal #001 is a new book by one of the top data visualization studios. Check. It. Out. -Via Donna

Just how hardcore were the stuntwomen of Mad Max: Fury Road? Just take a look at this and marvel. -Via Mary and Courtney

As a person who lives in a city overrun by tourists, I can really dig this – Maps that show where people take pictures in major cities, locals vs. tourists. -Via Beth

Here’s a nice article that discusses the art and science of modern prosthetics. -Via @WryneckStudio

Have you ever wanted to take a stroll through a Van Gogh painting? Yes, you have. And now you can!

We all know about the legendary visual effects studio, Industrial Light and Magic, but here’s a bit of the untold story, as told by the people who make the magic.



Featured image via Steve Messam

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Brian George

Brian George

Brian George is an illustrator who lives and works in the Van Beardswick neighborhood of Brooklyn. His fierce love of cheesecake is often (but not always) thwarted by his intolerance for lactose. He will draw and paint for your amusement (‘amusement’ is archaic Etruscan slang for ‘money’). Visit his portfolio, follow his tweets @brianggeorge or on G+

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