For the thrill seekers and adventurers among us, the French Alps has a new attraction. Tourists will be able to "hang over the abyss" in a transparent cube with a glass floor. It is secured at an altitude of 1000 meters. Aptly named, "Step into the void" it is located at the top of the alpine peak called Aiguille du Midi.
Remember it? ‘Glass’ was introduced last year in April but Google just released a brand new video showing how Glass actually feels like. They say that all footage in this video was captured through Glass and that it works as simply as depicted in the video.
It’s not that easy to paint on glass, thus all these artworks by Elza Kolesnikova are real masterpieces. She has no professional education, but does a great work at painting her drawings on the back side of the glass “canvas” using watercolors.
Elza has to create her works blindly, trusting her memory, because the upper watercolor layer has to be perfect. One mistake and your painting will be destroyed. You’ll have to start from the very beginning.
When the painting is finished it is covered with enamel and left to dry. And this is when you can finally notice the most amazing feature of watercolor paintings on glass. These patterns change their color depending on the lights, time and even weather. It’s simply fantastic!