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DIY Holton Rower Inspired Rainbow Pour Painted Vase Tutorial for Kids from Growing a Jeweled Rose. This kids’ project is fun and easy using acrylic paint and Dollar Store or free glass vases. Top Two Photos: Holton Rower “Pour” Series and video here, All Other Photos: DIY by Growing a Jeweled Rose.

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If you’re in New York City, we recommend you head on over to The Hole (until May 26th) where you’ll be able to experience an amazingly colorful exhibit by Holton Rower. The first New York solo exhibition for the artist, Pour Paintings is just that, a collection of paintings created by carefully pouring paint over plywood. The result is incredible color combinations that are stunningly psychedelic. 

Photos via The Hole and Scott Lynch

If you enjoy these paintings, visit My Modern Metropolis to watch a video of Holton Rower at work and learn how this beautiful art takes shape. 

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Holton Rower, this is so cool.

smh embarrassing moments
  • <p><b>dex:</b> thought water polo was literally just dudes above water hitting each other with mallets. no balls or anything.<p/><b>nursey:</b> didn't think to look in bathroom closet for the plunger and just left it to overflow hoping it would be blamed on someone else. everybody thought it was chowder. little dude takes wicked shits.<p/><b>jack:</b> holster asked why he was always coming up to or behind bitty and sniffing him<p/><b>bitty:</b> forgot to take señor bun out of the laundry machine fast enough<p/><b>chowder:</b> n/a bc boy is Deceptively Evil™ and has absolutely no sense of shame.<p/><b>shitty:</b> said to nursey "ur so white" in the group chat. got "..." as response from every other teammate and lardo<p/><b>lardo:</b> poured the mug of paint water instead of milk into her last family size velveeta cheesy mac pot and just cried for hours. camilla brought her a new one tho and they shared.<p/><b>whiskey:</b> calls his mom and somehow finds out his name was supposed to be chad but she changed her mind last minute<p/><b>tango:</b> when bitty yelled at him for using the last egg and good honey in a face mask<p/><b>ransom:</b> the team turned on his speakers and heard whale noise soundtracks. they made whale noises at him for a week. chowder was disappointed that it wasn't sharks. what?? sound? does a shark??? make??<p/><b>holster:</b> ransom found hentai on his ipad<p/></p>

DIY Princess Peach Cosplay Earrings

What You’ll Need:

-2 ping pong balls

-2 clip-on earring backs

-2 small bowls

-blue paint (medium-dark)

-clear varnish

-glue

-newspaper or paper towels

What You Need to Do:

1. Lay out newspaper or paper towel on your workspace.

2. Pour blue paint into one of the bowls.

3. Roll one ping pong ball in the paint.

4. Allow painted ball to sit on paper surface until nearly dry.

5. Roll ball in paint again for second coat. (NOTE: ball will have bare area where it was sitting on paper; this is where earring backs will go.)

6. Allow ball to dry on paper completely. (NOTE: place ball onto the paper where bare area was previously.)

7. Once completely dry, roll ball in varnish.

8. Allow varnish to dry, bare side down.

9. Roll ball in varnish again for second coat.

10. Allow varnish to dry overnight, bare side down.

11. Once dry, glue backs onto ball on bare side.

12. Allow to dry.

13. Repeat steps 3-12 for other earring.