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Peanut Caricature Art by Steve Casino

Steve Casino calls himself the Painter of Nuts for a good reason.  This artist does peanut caricature art.  His unusual choice of canvas came about because he was “looking for something unique to work on”.    When he came across a peanut which looked like him, he experimented with a self portrait.

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Elvis Priestley

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PowerEgg Drone can be controlled with Gesture Remote

The PowerEgg is a cutting edge drone from Powervision, packed with all sorts of technological features. The distinctly egg shaped drone is very different in looks from typical quadcopters. The landing gear and propellers are actually retractable.


This smartphone connected high tech drone can also be controlled with a beginner friendly gesture remote. The activation key has to be depressed in conjunction with gestures which eliminates unintended gestures. There is  another standard two-axis controller for more experienced drone operators. The control range is up to 5 km.

The PowerEgg drone will cost $1667 and is currently available for pre order. Shipping is expected to commence in October, 2016.

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Whimsical Handmade Ceramic Art by Calaca Ceramic Art

Nastia Calaca is the Ukrainian artist behind Calaca Ceramic Art. Her whimsical handmade ceramic art is both fun and functional.  She makes unique tableware such as teapots and mugs as well as figurines. Although she says she is inspired by many things, it’s clear she loves cats, especially lazy ones!

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Share Your Modahaus Picture – You Could Win another Photo Studio!

There are so many creative souls out there taking pictures of their art work on a Modahaus Photo studio.  So we want you to send us YOUR Modahaus pictures! We would love to share your creative work and we will pick a random winner each month from all the entries.  The winner can get to choose one of the Modahaus products – a tabletop studio, the steadystand or the rostrum stand! Send your links, photos to



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Whimsical Miniature Glass Creatures by Glass Symphony

Ukrainian lamp work artist, Nikita Drachuk, specializes in creating miniature glass creatures. His Etsy shop, Glass Symphony,  is full of his whimsical land and sea fauna.

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Wearable Drone Launches from the Wrist!

The Nixie is a wearable drone which launches from the wrist!  The Palo Alto, California inventors are developing this tiny watch-like camera drone which can be sent airborne with a hand gesture.  It weighs less than 45 grams making it easy to carry the device anywhere.

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Pencil Lead Carvings By Cindy Chinn

 Cindy Chinn is a Nebraskan artist who is well known for her remarkable pencil lead carvings.  Her talent for creating such exquisite miniatures from ordinary carpenter pencils is evident.  One of her commission pieces of note was her Elephant Family.
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Winners of the Photocrowd Abstract Imagery Photography Contest

Photocrowd’s Abstract Imagery Photography contest winners have been announced. The quality and variety of entries were truly remarkable and inspirational.  Each of the first place winners in the two categories won Modahaus Photo Studios.  Congratulations to all the winners ! You can see more amazing winning images over on Photocrowd.

Crowd Favorite Winners

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First Place – Leon

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