priceless. And worthless.
Saturday, 8 December 2018

19th Century Illustrations for the Surgical Removal of Unwanted Parts of the Human Body

quote [ "I didn't expect to recover from my second operation but since I did, I consider that I'm living on borrowed time" - Henri Matisse ]

He started retreatin' and readin' every treatise on the shelf
[NSFW] [art] [+3 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@3:07pmGMT] [3 comments]

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Designing 2D graphics in the Japanese industry

quote [ An Amiga, Deluxe Paint and a mouse. From the late 80s to the early 90s, these 3 tools were at the core of numerous graphic designers’ workstations in the West. It took years for the Japanese industry... ]

Here is a fantastic read on how the tech of a CRT changed forever how video game art was designed and developed.
[SFW] [art] [+9 Underrated]
[by lilmookieesquire@1:17amGMT] [2 comments]

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

This artist uses jigsaw puzzles, with the same die cut pattern, to make these terrific mashups

quote [ Oh boy, I think I have a new hobby. I've just learned that you can combine puzzles, that have the same die cut, to make really awesome pieces of art. It had never occurred to me that manufacturers of mass-produced puzzles cut different puzzles of theirs in the same way, making the pieces interchangeable. ]

He makes the jigsaw fit
[SFW] [art] [+8 Original]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:02amGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

The Art Institute of Chicago Has Put 50,000 High-Res Images from Their Collection Online

quote [ Students, educators, and just regular art lovers might be interested to learn that we?ve released thousands of images in the public domain on the new website in an open-access format (52,438 to be exact, and growing regularly). Made available under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license, these images can be downloaded for free on the artwork pages. ]

Kottke on art. Thumb by Daumier. Check out the full collection.

[SFW] [art] [+7 Good]
[by Paracetamol@9:34pmGMT] [2 comments]

Friday, 9 November 2018

Satanic Temple sues Sabrina makers

quote [ Netflix and Warner Brothers face a $50 million (£38m) lawsuit over a statue of goat deity Baphomet. ]

Cue the arguments over how copyright works. I think they have a solid case.
[SFW] [art] [+4]
[by 5th Earth@3:21amGMT] [6 comments]

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Elephants, Horses, and the Proportions of Paradise

quote [ Does each species have an optimal form? An ideal beauty that existed prior to the Fall? And if so could this be recreated on both paper and in life? These were questions that concerned both artists and breeders alike in the 17th-century. Dániel Margócsy on the search for a menagerie of perfect prelapsarian geometry. ]

Just a menagerie
[SFW] [art] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:16amGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 5 November 2018

Amazing Images of Classic Japanese Fart Battles

quote [ A beautiful scroll from 19th century Japan depicts an epic battle of flatulence. ]

Ah yes, the (f)Art of War. It will blow you away.
[SFW] [art] [+3 laz0r]
[by Abdul Alhazred@1:06amGMT] [1 comment]

Sunday, 4 November 2018


quote [ Simply put, the mission of this project is to colorize and restore old images. I'll get into the details in a bit, but first let's get to the pictures! BTW ? most of these source images originally came from the r/TheWayWeWere subreddit, so credit to them for finding such great photos. ]

Fans whirring and chips heating to colorize bw photos and line drawings.
[SFW] [art] [+3]
[by Paracetamol@9:57pmGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 3 November 2018

Tracing Modernism's Roots in Tuberculosis Hospitals

quote [ Not unlike the sanatorium, the new architecture was intended to cure the perceived physical, nervous, and moral ailments brought on by crowded cities. ]

One for the art & health category.
[SFW] [art] [+1 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@7:57amGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

An Artist Painted A Bunch Of Famous Celeb Men Going Down On Women And It's Really Something

quote [ Not that we have to tell you, but NSFW. ]

It's Buzzfeed but hey, it's art! Or porn. Or artsy porn. Porny art!
[NSFW] [art] [+5 Classy Pr0n]
[by hellboy@7:41amGMT] [21 comments]

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