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Monday, 2 October 2023

The Lost Art and Innovation ofMilkPlastic

quote [ Got milk? Pour yourself a glass and gulp down some little-known history about the household staple. In the early decades of the 20th century, milk was commonly used to make many plastic ornaments, including jewellery, gemstones, buttons, decorative buckles, fountain pens, fancy comb and brush sets and even piano keys. ]

Go back like milks in plastic
[SFW] [art] [+4]
[by ScoobySnacks@1:00pmGMT] [5 comments]

Thursday, 28 September 2023

modern art in midcentury comics

quote [ Send me more if you find 'em! ]

great cohost page. via Metafilter
[SFW] [art] [+3 Good]
[by Paracetamol@6:20pmGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 25 August 2023

Clone-a Lisa ??? art forgery game

quote [ One minute to copy Leonardo da Vinci?s Mona Lisa. ]

Like Mona Lisa paint it like Mona Lisa paint it like Mona Lisa huh ha like Mona Lisa yea
[SFW] [art] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:10amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 13 August 2023

LNER Travel Posters From an Illustrated Catalogue - c. 1930

quote [ This charming booklet advertiesd rail posters for purchase ]

The travel posters were flapping in the wind
[SFW] [art] [+3 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@1:04pmGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 8 August 2023

Artworks That Were Hung Upside Down

quote [ Art evoke emotions, provoke thoughts, and inspire, but it also challenges our perception because art eludes simple definition. The baffling nature of art lies in its power to mean different things to different individuals, fostering a diverse tapestry of interpretations that defy singular understanding. ]

Hang 'em upside-down
'Til their art falls out
[SFW] [art] [+3]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:59amGMT] [1 comment]



Tuesday, 25 July 2023

Lowdown Lettering: The Hidden Craft of Roadliners

quote [ Celebrating the craft of the Roadliners, whose lettering on tarmac is hidden in plain sight. ]

from Better Letters Magazine, includes a short documentation from Glasgow road painters applying their thickest accent while applying their thickest road-paint.
[SFW] [art] [+3 Good]
[by Paracetamol@8:56amGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 17 July 2023

Drer painted himself at centre of Renaissance altarpiece in revenge, research finds

quote [ Exclusive: Cambridge academic?s study of surviving letters shows pay row with wealthy patron ]

arte Melancolia reincarnata Albrecht Drer
[SFW] [art] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:47amGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 13 July 2023

Urban Soviet ?Gyva grafika

quote [ Hello, we are a team of graphic designers, painters and architects. Our main work of line is custom wall paintings, murals, streetart and various graphic design work. ]

Thumb is stickers on matching bathroom tiles with elderly ladies in Soviet architecture.

(via Bored Panda)
[SFW] [art] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@3:48pmGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 11 July 2023

Allison Posts

quote [ Posts from Allison Parrish, poet and programmer. ]

Blogs! This one on artsy poetry and programming and talks and GameBoy modding. thumb via main site rotation. Check out the great bookmark stream, too.
[SFW] [art] [+1 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@7:26pmGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 8 July 2023

Floor796

quote [ An ever-expanding animation scene depicting the everyday life of the 796th floor of the huge space station ]

Really cool 2.5D animation loop with hundreds of Sci-Fi and Anime characters all crammed together in an amazing collage.
[SFW] [art] [+10 Good]
[by avid@10:33amGMT] [4 comments]



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