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This Artist Creates Amazing Tables with Animals Peeking Above the Water

These tables make you think there’s a creature just peeking above the surface of the water!

Most people don’t put a lot of thought into typical furniture like tables and chairs. They often figure that as long as it’s durable, within the budget, and fits into the theme of their living room, they’ll take it. But that’s most people. Others want a piece that can also be considered as a conversation piece. That’s where Derek Pearce comes in to give them a piece of furniture that guests won’t be able to get enough of!

Derek Pearce is a furniture maker and sculptor. He creates pieces that are part furniture and part works of art. In this collection, Derek showcases his creativity by creating “Water Tables”, which are coffee tables that show animals that seem to be floating through water.

Derek Pearce, a remarkable sculptor with a vivid imagination.

Derek Pearce, a remarkable sculptor with a vivid imagination.

Derek uses a glass surface that acts as the “water”, while a wooden sculpture of an animal, person, or object rests just above and below the surface, creating the illusion that the subject of his piece is penetrating through the glass. He creates furniture that features all sorts of subjects like swimmers, hippos, dolphins, ducks, seals and more. These tables will definitely make your guests take a second look.

Here are some of his creations.

Hippo mother and child.

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Ducks taking a dive.

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A frog taking a peek above the water.

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A wooden seal.

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Silver dolphins leaping above the water.

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A seal with its favorite rock.

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A hippo just peeking above the water.

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A woman relaxing in her bathtub.

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A diver console table

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Derek Pearce working on a piece.

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Synchronized swimmers.

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A king in his sinking throne.

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A sleek black seal and rock.

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Derek Pearce also has a number of other collections such as book cases, mirrors, desks, chandeliers, and even a cabin! You can check out his works at his website.

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Artist Shares Emotional Comic About Finding Your Childhood Bully After Many Years

This is how bullying can haunt your life for years and years to come…

If you’ve ever been bullied as a child, you know the effects can stay with you for a long time. Harsh words and deeds can really scar the soul and there’s always the possibility that you’ll never forget the bad experience way into your adult years.

This is exactly what Meghan Lands has been through and she accurately captured how it feels like in a short comic. Now an artist, Meghan has “spent the last 20 years trying to forget her first 10.”

Despite that, the Canada-based illustrator recently took the time to look for her bully on Facebook and it made her realize and remember many things. Needless to say, it has been an emotional rollercoaster for her.

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Genius Photographer Shares Ridiculously Easy Trick To Make Your Photos Dreamy

You can do it anytime, anywhere – without needing Photoshop or any app.

Good photography requires more than having an expensive camera. While owning the right tools can definitely help, the most important factor would always be the skills of the photographer.

Case in point, you may have the fanciest cameras in town but that still wouldn’t be an advantage, unless you know how to use it well. There are certain tricks you have to learn to take your photography to the next level.

Fortunately, we can always learn from experienced shutterbugs. Take wedding photographer Mathias Fast, for instance, who took the time to share a quick, easy hack on how to add reflections to your pictures – without having to use Photoshop or other photo-editing apps.

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Disney Animator’s Comics Diary About Losing His Wife is Terribly Heartbreaking

Read the captions and try not to cry.

Losing a loved one can be a sad, traumatic experience. People deal with the grief differently and for this man, keeping a ‘doodle diary’ has been most helpful.

A former illustrator for Disney, Gary Andrews’ comics about losing his wife and living life as a single father of two is heartwarming and heartbreaking at the same time. No wonder his work has made an impact to his numerous followers on social media.

In a BoredPanda feature, we learn that Gary began doing his comics-style journal entries back on his 54th birthday. He was happily married at the time and a father of two children.

Unfortunately, something tragic happened. His wife Joy got sick and they initially thought it was nothing but flu. It turned out, however, that it was actually sepsis and it eventually led to her passing.

Gary shared:

“From the minute Joy was admitted to hospital, specialists from every department tried to find out what was wrong. They couldn't have done more. It wasn't until the post-mortem that they narrowed it down to sepsis.”

Overwhelmed by his sadness, Gary later turned to his notebook and began pouring his emotions out on paper – by making artworks.

He recalled:

“I was crying so hard it was difficult to focus on the page. I was drawing through tears.

“Joy had been my soulmate for 19 years. She was beautiful, kind, generous and funny. We did everything together. When I lost her, I felt half of me had gone.”

Now his touching comics have captured the hearts of many on the internet.

Scroll down below and see for yourself. Read the captions and try not to cry!

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