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Illustrator creates high-fashion images out of food

Armenian fashion illustrator Edgar Artis creates beautiful dresses using unusual objects. His creative fashion sketches include everyday items such as rose petals, plants, knick-knacks like matches or forks, and lots and lots of food. His creations have more than 64,000 followers on Facebook. Check out some of his images below and dream of Artis’ awesome world where we can wear pizza and french fries! https://youtu.be/HJP2CYDm2fQ?t=1m2s https://www.instagram.com/p/BJ5NHL6ApcW/?taken-by=edgar_artis https://www.instagram.com/p/BOHlQ0FgvZU/?taken-by=edgar_artis https://www.instagram.com/p/BL3X7EAAxOo/?taken-by=edgar_artis https://www.instagram.com/p/BVM5pSYhRxv/?taken-by=edgar_artis https://www.instagram.com/p/BU9cuObFUbu/?taken-by=edgar_artis https://www.instagram.com/p/BURrcz4F40d/?taken-by=edgar_artis https://www.instagram.com/p/BTgsuYoFB2J/?taken-by=edgar_artis https://www.instagram.com/p/BSyYmrfghpr/?taken-by=edgar_artis https://www.instagram.com/p/BSLtawcA5_F/?taken-by=edgar_artis https://www.instagram.com/p/BRx98VUAD4s/?taken-by=edgar_artis https://www.instagram.com/p/BRauy4kAoM0/?taken-by=edgar_artis

Saluting food works of art by Warhol on the 30th anniversary of his death

Andy Warhol died at the age of 58 on this date, 30 years ago. He was known for living life at a frenetic pace as much as he was for his art. His eclectic portfolio include celebrity silkscreens of Marilyn Monroe, the Mona Lisa and John Wayne. While he was known primarily for his celebrity images, Warhol’s most famous contribution to the art world was, arguably, Campbell’s Soup I: Tomato, 1968. The painting is one of the most widely celebrated works of art ever created, but there is still plenty you might not know about the image series. He dabbled in food a few other times, but most of his food works we know today come from a little-known cookbook, which Warhol illustrated for friend Suzie Frankfurt in the spring of 1959. The pair sought to mock the fashionable, French cuisine cookbooks that were popular at the time. Only 34 full-color books were produced at the time.…

Ent-icing dessert designs by local cake artist

Cathy Burnheimer is turning the cake world upside-down. Her innovative cake designs push the boundaries and defy gravity. “We’ve done chandelier cakes that have hung inverted,” said Cathy Burnheimer. “One was at the Omni William Penn for a wedding. It was a five-tier cake that hung from the chandelier.” The Omni William Penn is a 23-floor hotel located in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The grand hotel has been host to many visiting luminaries including John F. Kennedy, Barack Obama, Mick Jagger and Ewan McGregor—just to name a few. Brides and grooms and other “high society” events regularly rent the famous balconied Grand Ballroom. The hotel was designed in a Renaissance Revival style—which means ornate, Classical details everywhere and tall, interior arches. Impressively decorated ceilings and cornices set the scene for a formal affair. (If you’re lucky enough to visit, be sure to look up!) “To have the Omni as my inspiration…