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Imaginate: Danny MacAskill’s unique approach to bike riding

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By Callum Russell in Video on Tuesday 3 September 2013

Red Bull and trail bike rider Danny MacAskill spent two years creating this amazing video. While previous videos focused on MacAskill’s crazy bike stunts in different locations, Imaginate sees MacAskill take a completely different approach to riding, pulling mad stunts, indulging his cycle-pathic tendencies. One for the bike-curious.

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Disappointed Hercules

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By Callum Russell in Video on Thursday 29 August 2013

And now for some fine, fine acting. The actor was supposed to read his line of dialogue, while the stage directions instructed he should sound disappointed. Instead, we got this gem. Ah, YouTube, you are addictive.

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Hauntingly atmospheric figure paintings by Nicholas Chaundy

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By Callum Russell in New Art on Friday 22 March 2013

A figure painter from England, Nicholas Chaundy’s work is rooted in the tradition of the Old Masters. He is engaged in the pursuit of representing life in a way that remains truthful without being hyper-realistic. Through the handling of paint and the play of light his atmospheric, serene portraits explore the point whereby simple brushstrokes […]

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Crippling Doubts: a diverse new zine out of Cardiff

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By Callum Russell in New Products on Thursday 21 March 2013

Still young, Crippling Doubts is a Cardiff-based small-press, self-publishing venture, spearheaded by Rory Butterworth. Issue 1 featured several Falmouth University Illustration students (see below) tackling the theme ‘a day in the life of…’ with beautifully diverse narrative based results. Issue 2, currently in development, looks at time travel and promises not to disappoint. So watch […]

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Narrative rich Illustrations by Callum Russell

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By Callum Russell in New Illustration on Thursday 21 March 2013

Through composition, shadow, and pattern, I like to create images that have a rich narrative basis. Taking influence from Japanese woodblock prints, German expressionist cinema, medieval woodcuts, and everything in between, I take the craft of papercutting, mix it with digital technologies and create my own harmonious hybrid.

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Sam Brookes: nightmarish portraits and illustration

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By Callum Russell in New Illustration on Thursday 21 March 2013

Sam Brooks is an artist and illustrator from England. His incredibly detailed pen work creates images that are richly detailed and visually striking. Taking influence from artists like Breugel and Bosch his images are populated with beautifully grotesque characters and explore themes of psychoanalysis and mentality. His surreal, nightmarish portraits are particularly intriguing.

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American Mary: a twisted and gruesome horror film

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By Callum Russell in New Film on Thursday 14 February 2013

American Mary is the Canadian writing/directing/producing duo the Soska Sisters’ second feature film centering around medical student Mary Mason as she becomes increasingly disenchanted with the surgical world and is drawn into the unconventional world of body modification. This well-crafted film is gruesome, stylish and has been hailed by many as a turning point for […]

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Anne Hathaway unleashes a crazy rap on the Conan O’Brien show

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By Callum Russell in Video on Wednesday 13 February 2013

As you probably know, Anne Hathaway played the role of Fontine in the big-budget, big-screen, big-success adaptation of Les Miserables. She sang a lot, cut all her hair off, AND pretended to be a prostitute covered in dirt! But much better than that performance is this rap-tastic one. As someone with a lisp might say, […]

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