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Thursday, 14 April 2022

Looney Tunes without Looney Tunes: Existential, Surreal, and Creepy Backgrounds

quote [ The Instagram account Looney Tunes Backgrounds has compiled over 900 backdrops from the legendary cartoon, going all the way back to the ?30s, so now we can all take a thoughtful look at them. ]

Avant-garde hollowness at display. Some ads to click away, still easier to look at than Instagram.
[SFW] [art] [+9 Underrated]
[by Paracetamol@7:48pmGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 9 April 2022

Documenting Drugs: The Artful Intoxications of Stanis?aw Ignacy Witkiewicz

quote [ In pursuit of Pure Form, the Polish artist known as ?Witkacy? would consume peyote, cocaine, and other intoxicants before creating pastel portraits. Juliette Bretan takes a trip through Witkiewicz?s chemical forays, including his 1932 Narcotics, a genre-bending treatise that warns of the hazards of drugs while seductively recollecting their delirious effects. ]

so no nobody can wipe his face with the name Witkacy
[SFW] [art] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:03amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 31 March 2022


quote [ Shreklesque - The Burlesque Parody is the parody sensation taking Australia by storm! This All-Star smash hit is touring Australia in 2021 ]

And there's new tour dates for 2022
From Buzzfeed
[NSFW] [art]
[by slaytanik@7:20amGMT] [3 comments]

Monday, 21 February 2022

Medieval Photoshop

quote [ All too often we tend to set aside cutting out and pasting images as child?s play. The ?image editing? or ?image compositing? technique [?] must have been quite an essential part of late medieval book design, principally when designing images for a particular text. ]

Pretty clever techniques, nicely explained.
[SFW] [art] [+1 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@7:54pmGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 15 February 2022

Here Be Pirates: Howard Pyle's illustrations for Blood-Thirsty Buccaneers and Cut-Throat Marauders

quote [ Pyle created images which made the public buy a magazine or a book for its cover alone. ]

This here be a black-hearted pirate ship
[SFW] [art] [+4 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:04amGMT] [2 comments]

Sunday, 6 February 2022

The enduring appeal of Furby?s cursed DIY cousin, the LongFurby

quote [ As her work is centered around replica, nostalgia, and body horror, the ridiculous and creepy world of Furbies draws parallels to the lowbrow surrealism found in much of her art. ]

Communities wherever you look.
[SFW] [art] [+3 Funny]
[by Paracetamol@12:56pmGMT] [2 comments]

Wednesday, 2 February 2022

The Man Who Quietly Built a Massive Archive of Artists? Deaths

quote [ Was the composition of these morbid tomes a veiled acknowledgement of the passing away of his creative aspiration? ]

Interesting collection of collected newspaper slips from the turn of the century found in a museum.
[SFW] [art]
[by Paracetamol@4:48pmGMT] [0 comments]

Medieval Branding: Modern Day Logos Re-imagined in Medieval Style by Ilya Stallone

quote [ In his project called "Medieval Branding," graphic artist Ilya Stallone from Saint Petersburg, Russia, re-imagined famous modern day brands as if they were businesses during the Middle Ages. ]

Put your faith in a designer logo
[SFW] [art] [+4 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:13amGMT] [1 comment]

Saturday, 15 January 2022

The Overlooked Art (and Drama) of Courtroom Sketching

quote [ As 2021 came to a close, British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted on charges of sex-trafficking in connection with her former partner and accomplice, Jeffrey Epstein. However, it wasn?t her misconduct or the salacious details of her lifestyle that went viral, but rather a courtroom sketch ? of Maxwell sketching the sketch artist back. ]

No Pictionary with the sketch artist
[SFW] [art] [+3]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:10amGMT] [1 comment]

Sunday, 2 January 2022

Sierra-style AGI graphics but in 3D

quote [ voxels w/ custom renderer. Hoping to build something with this engine. ]

as noted in the tweets below, this was done by manually copying the scenes in Magickavoxel, but it's an impressive visualization, especially on the blocky lines.
[SFW] [art] [+4 Good]
[by Paracetamol@10:18pmGMT] [3 comments]

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