I wanted for the moments in my life to follow each other and order themselves like those of a life remembered. It would be just as well to try to catch time by the tail.

Jean-Paul Satre, Nausea (via whyallcaps)

For structure: Choose a story you admire and want to understand more deeply from a craft perspective. Read it several times. Read it as many times as you can stomach. Outline it paragraph-by-paragraph, section-by-section. What happens in each paragraph? What is the function of that paragraph? If the story is divided into sections, what is the purpose of each of those sections? Then write your own story using the outline of the story you admire. This is not a quick exercise. Give yourself time to read, think, process, and write deliberately. Give yourself a week or two.

As a literary technique, imitation is usually thought of as an amateur move, despite the number of classic works that began as overt acts of mimicry. At the Ploughshares blog, Anca Szilagyi comes up with several prompts for writers who want to imitate thoughtfully. (via millionsmillions)

archiemcphee:

Italian artist Luigi Prina is a retired architect who has spent the last 20 years designing and hand-constructing incredibly beautiful flying ships. Luigi has now created over 200 flying ships, which hang from the ceiling of his studio, turning it into an extraordinary space.
But these exquisite ships don’t need to hang from a ceiling in order to look like they’re flying. Perhaps the most amazing part of this tale is that Luigi’s delicate flying ships can really fly:

"The designs are made out of very thin paper and balsa wood and the propeller is powered by an elastic band that carries the extremely light vehicles—weighing no more than 2 ounces—through the air. Prina is passionate about aviation and literature and combines those two interests into telling beautiful stories with his winged bicycles and boats."

Click here to watch a short video about Luigi and his artwork.
Visit Luigi Prina’s website to view more of his beautiful handmade flying ships.
[via My Modern Metropolis]
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archiemcphee:

Italian artist Luigi Prina is a retired architect who has spent the last 20 years designing and hand-constructing incredibly beautiful flying ships. Luigi has now created over 200 flying ships, which hang from the ceiling of his studio, turning it into an extraordinary space.
But these exquisite ships don’t need to hang from a ceiling in order to look like they’re flying. Perhaps the most amazing part of this tale is that Luigi’s delicate flying ships can really fly:

"The designs are made out of very thin paper and balsa wood and the propeller is powered by an elastic band that carries the extremely light vehicles—weighing no more than 2 ounces—through the air. Prina is passionate about aviation and literature and combines those two interests into telling beautiful stories with his winged bicycles and boats."

Click here to watch a short video about Luigi and his artwork.
Visit Luigi Prina’s website to view more of his beautiful handmade flying ships.
[via My Modern Metropolis]
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archiemcphee:

Italian artist Luigi Prina is a retired architect who has spent the last 20 years designing and hand-constructing incredibly beautiful flying ships. Luigi has now created over 200 flying ships, which hang from the ceiling of his studio, turning it into an extraordinary space.
But these exquisite ships don’t need to hang from a ceiling in order to look like they’re flying. Perhaps the most amazing part of this tale is that Luigi’s delicate flying ships can really fly:

"The designs are made out of very thin paper and balsa wood and the propeller is powered by an elastic band that carries the extremely light vehicles—weighing no more than 2 ounces—through the air. Prina is passionate about aviation and literature and combines those two interests into telling beautiful stories with his winged bicycles and boats."

Click here to watch a short video about Luigi and his artwork.
Visit Luigi Prina’s website to view more of his beautiful handmade flying ships.
[via My Modern Metropolis]
Zoom Info
archiemcphee:

Italian artist Luigi Prina is a retired architect who has spent the last 20 years designing and hand-constructing incredibly beautiful flying ships. Luigi has now created over 200 flying ships, which hang from the ceiling of his studio, turning it into an extraordinary space.
But these exquisite ships don’t need to hang from a ceiling in order to look like they’re flying. Perhaps the most amazing part of this tale is that Luigi’s delicate flying ships can really fly:

"The designs are made out of very thin paper and balsa wood and the propeller is powered by an elastic band that carries the extremely light vehicles—weighing no more than 2 ounces—through the air. Prina is passionate about aviation and literature and combines those two interests into telling beautiful stories with his winged bicycles and boats."

Click here to watch a short video about Luigi and his artwork.
Visit Luigi Prina’s website to view more of his beautiful handmade flying ships.
[via My Modern Metropolis]
Zoom Info
archiemcphee:

Italian artist Luigi Prina is a retired architect who has spent the last 20 years designing and hand-constructing incredibly beautiful flying ships. Luigi has now created over 200 flying ships, which hang from the ceiling of his studio, turning it into an extraordinary space.
But these exquisite ships don’t need to hang from a ceiling in order to look like they’re flying. Perhaps the most amazing part of this tale is that Luigi’s delicate flying ships can really fly:

"The designs are made out of very thin paper and balsa wood and the propeller is powered by an elastic band that carries the extremely light vehicles—weighing no more than 2 ounces—through the air. Prina is passionate about aviation and literature and combines those two interests into telling beautiful stories with his winged bicycles and boats."

Click here to watch a short video about Luigi and his artwork.
Visit Luigi Prina’s website to view more of his beautiful handmade flying ships.
[via My Modern Metropolis]
Zoom Info
archiemcphee:

Italian artist Luigi Prina is a retired architect who has spent the last 20 years designing and hand-constructing incredibly beautiful flying ships. Luigi has now created over 200 flying ships, which hang from the ceiling of his studio, turning it into an extraordinary space.
But these exquisite ships don’t need to hang from a ceiling in order to look like they’re flying. Perhaps the most amazing part of this tale is that Luigi’s delicate flying ships can really fly:

"The designs are made out of very thin paper and balsa wood and the propeller is powered by an elastic band that carries the extremely light vehicles—weighing no more than 2 ounces—through the air. Prina is passionate about aviation and literature and combines those two interests into telling beautiful stories with his winged bicycles and boats."

Click here to watch a short video about Luigi and his artwork.
Visit Luigi Prina’s website to view more of his beautiful handmade flying ships.
[via My Modern Metropolis]
Zoom Info
archiemcphee:

Italian artist Luigi Prina is a retired architect who has spent the last 20 years designing and hand-constructing incredibly beautiful flying ships. Luigi has now created over 200 flying ships, which hang from the ceiling of his studio, turning it into an extraordinary space.
But these exquisite ships don’t need to hang from a ceiling in order to look like they’re flying. Perhaps the most amazing part of this tale is that Luigi’s delicate flying ships can really fly:

"The designs are made out of very thin paper and balsa wood and the propeller is powered by an elastic band that carries the extremely light vehicles—weighing no more than 2 ounces—through the air. Prina is passionate about aviation and literature and combines those two interests into telling beautiful stories with his winged bicycles and boats."

Click here to watch a short video about Luigi and his artwork.
Visit Luigi Prina’s website to view more of his beautiful handmade flying ships.
[via My Modern Metropolis]
Zoom Info
archiemcphee:

Italian artist Luigi Prina is a retired architect who has spent the last 20 years designing and hand-constructing incredibly beautiful flying ships. Luigi has now created over 200 flying ships, which hang from the ceiling of his studio, turning it into an extraordinary space.
But these exquisite ships don’t need to hang from a ceiling in order to look like they’re flying. Perhaps the most amazing part of this tale is that Luigi’s delicate flying ships can really fly:

"The designs are made out of very thin paper and balsa wood and the propeller is powered by an elastic band that carries the extremely light vehicles—weighing no more than 2 ounces—through the air. Prina is passionate about aviation and literature and combines those two interests into telling beautiful stories with his winged bicycles and boats."

Click here to watch a short video about Luigi and his artwork.
Visit Luigi Prina’s website to view more of his beautiful handmade flying ships.
[via My Modern Metropolis]
Zoom Info
archiemcphee:

Italian artist Luigi Prina is a retired architect who has spent the last 20 years designing and hand-constructing incredibly beautiful flying ships. Luigi has now created over 200 flying ships, which hang from the ceiling of his studio, turning it into an extraordinary space.
But these exquisite ships don’t need to hang from a ceiling in order to look like they’re flying. Perhaps the most amazing part of this tale is that Luigi’s delicate flying ships can really fly:

"The designs are made out of very thin paper and balsa wood and the propeller is powered by an elastic band that carries the extremely light vehicles—weighing no more than 2 ounces—through the air. Prina is passionate about aviation and literature and combines those two interests into telling beautiful stories with his winged bicycles and boats."

Click here to watch a short video about Luigi and his artwork.
Visit Luigi Prina’s website to view more of his beautiful handmade flying ships.
[via My Modern Metropolis]
Zoom Info
archiemcphee:

Italian artist Luigi Prina is a retired architect who has spent the last 20 years designing and hand-constructing incredibly beautiful flying ships. Luigi has now created over 200 flying ships, which hang from the ceiling of his studio, turning it into an extraordinary space.
But these exquisite ships don’t need to hang from a ceiling in order to look like they’re flying. Perhaps the most amazing part of this tale is that Luigi’s delicate flying ships can really fly:

"The designs are made out of very thin paper and balsa wood and the propeller is powered by an elastic band that carries the extremely light vehicles—weighing no more than 2 ounces—through the air. Prina is passionate about aviation and literature and combines those two interests into telling beautiful stories with his winged bicycles and boats."

Click here to watch a short video about Luigi and his artwork.
Visit Luigi Prina’s website to view more of his beautiful handmade flying ships.
[via My Modern Metropolis]
Zoom Info

archiemcphee:

Italian artist Luigi Prina is a retired architect who has spent the last 20 years designing and hand-constructing incredibly beautiful flying ships. Luigi has now created over 200 flying ships, which hang from the ceiling of his studio, turning it into an extraordinary space.

But these exquisite ships don’t need to hang from a ceiling in order to look like they’re flying. Perhaps the most amazing part of this tale is that Luigi’s delicate flying ships can really fly:

"The designs are made out of very thin paper and balsa wood and the propeller is powered by an elastic band that carries the extremely light vehicles—weighing no more than 2 ounces—through the air. Prina is passionate about aviation and literature and combines those two interests into telling beautiful stories with his winged bicycles and boats."

Click here to watch a short video about Luigi and his artwork.

Visit Luigi Prina’s website to view more of his beautiful handmade flying ships.

[via My Modern Metropolis]