Why software developers are like artists

A team at MuleSoft created a video a few weeks ago describing what it’s like to be a developer at the company. James Donelan, VP of engineering at MuleSoft, noted in the video how developers are like artists. There are many reasons why there are similarities between developers and artists. These perceptions are based on observations in the workplace and personal experience, too.

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Artist Creates Portrait From 200,000 Dead Ants

ant art

Mr Trueman’s artwork made from ants.

Chris Trueman bought the tiny creatures alive in batches of 40,000 for £330 each for his bizarre masterpiece.  The 32-year-old then had to kill them before painstakingly rearranging them into a picture using tweezers.  The final piece, which measures 48 inches by 42 inches, was priced at a staggering $35,000 dollars, around £23,000.


Artist Turned Menstruating Lungs Into Art

Unique Lung Art
Artists get inspirations from many things in life, but it’s probably safe to say that Lorraine Ashley’s inspiration is quite unique.You see, Lorraine suffers from a rare medical condition called catamenial pneumothorax. She has part of her womb lining her lungs, so every month, those tissues bleed. Basically, she has menstruating lungs.

After painful surgeries, Lorraine decided to turn her experience into art:

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