This is so sweet! French photographer Sacha Goldberger's 91 year-old Grandmother was depressed. In order to try and pull her out of it, he suggested they do a series of photos wherein she was depicted as a super hero. Reluctant at first she, as you can see, ended up really getting into the project. Now she has fans all over the world and has shown no signs of depression since her new found fame. Full story and many more photos here. So awesome.
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Paul Overton is a prolific blogger, maker, writer, and ukulele player living in Hardwick, MA with three dogs, his closest co-conspirator, and a lawn that makes his octogenarian neighbors want to call the authorities. He delights in the unusual and can often be found in his tiny studio, whipping up some sort of self-indulgent nonsense for his own amusement.
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DudeCraft represents a different kind of tribe in the world of making things, intentionally blurring the lines between, art, craft, engineering, and the good old “Can Do” spirit. Makers of all stripes are welcome here and are encouraged to join the conversation, no matter what their enthusiasms. Guys who knit, girls who weld, it’s all the same on DudeCraft. We are people who make cool stuff, have an urge to share it, and don’t mind explaining how we did it, so that other folks can benefit from our experience.