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El león no es cómo lo pintan. Translation: The lion isn’t how they paint it, meaning don’t make assumptions about something/someone based on what you’ve heard. Example: I know there’s rumors around...

Valera y sus siete colinas. Estampilla aniversario // Valera and its seven hills. Anniversary Stamp. Venezuela, 1970

The tropical island you can sail

Tropical Island Yacht! Sorry about the lack of image, but click on the link! You won't believe it!

Sheet by sheet, Raya Sader Bujana (@littlerayofsunflower) transforms ordinary paper into art. “At first sight, paper looks like a weak and fragile material, but actually it provides endless opportunities,” the Lebanese-Venezuelan artist from Barcelona says. While studying architecture in college, Raya started playing with paper — cutting, folding and painting every sheet with the precision of a surgeon. Her paper-art passion blossomed into a business. “I love sharing everything there is…

No lo quiero ver ni en pintura. Translation: I don’t want to see him/her/it not even in a painting, meaning you’re so upset at someone or something you can’t even see them in an image. Example: Marco gave Lucas a pretty negative review on his play, so now Lucas doesn’t want to see Marco, not even in a painting.

Me voy a pintar de colores.Translation: I’m going to paint myself in colors, meaning I’m leaving.Example: Spring forward made me sooo tired, so I’m going to paint myself in colors and go to bed early!Note: This and Thursday’s dicho are reader suggestions! And they share something that will be apparent on Thursday :)

Pintar una paloma.Translation: To paint a pigeon, meaning to flip someone off.Example: I didn’t like what the teacher said to me, so when he turned around, I painted him a pigeon.

Wildly Detailed Drawings That Combine Math and Butterflies

Venezuelan artist Rafael Araujo creats complex three-dimensional drawings using math and a ruler. They're beautiful.

. I'm a word freak. I like words. I've always compared writing to music. That's the way I feel about good paragraphs. When it really works it's like music. . -Hunter S. Thompson . . This sentence has five words. Here are five more words. Five-word sentences are fine. But several together become monotonous. Listen to what is happening. The writing is getting boring. The sound of it drones. Its like a stuck record. The ear demands some variety. Now listen. I vary the sentence length…