Art

sand

jim denevan makes temporary drawings on sand, earth and ice that are eventually erased by waves and weather. be sure to check out “the largest artwork in history

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ps: happy new years eve. please be safe on the roads, yo!

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chocolat

these vintage ads really amused me. you can almost imagine the dudes saying, “come on boys, this chocolate isn’t going to carry itself!” (in french)

i suppose i would put myself in danger for some chocolat.

via vintage poster

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adam simpson

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adam simpson
his work encompasses design, animation and illustration – always with a strong emphasis on drawing.

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roman holiday

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lawrence alma-tadema
one of the most renowned painters of late nineteenth-century britain, he became famous for his depictions of the luxury and decadence of the roman empire, with languorous figures set in fabulous marbled interiors or against a backdrop of dazzling blue mediterranean sea and sky

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kris atomic

kris atomic
I’m Kris and I like drawing, embroidery and taking pictures. I particularly enjoy souvenirs from the seaside, going for afternoon tea, trips to ikea and pandas.

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bokkie

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collection of iranian children’s books illustrations by journey round my skull

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drop caps

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i’ve been holding out on posting about jessica hische‘s daily drop cap project, but as she recently updated her website i thought it was fitting.

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Daily Drop Cap is a project I started in September of 2009 in which I illustrate a decorative letter every day (or at least every work day). The project will continue for approximately twelve alphabets and are available for non-commercial use as drop caps on your personal blog.

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she really is an exceptional typographer (and illustrator and designer). ok i can’t resist, here’s some more:

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daily diaries

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i really look forward to these little illustrations by gemma correll, and i always lament that i don’t do something similar – especially because life can be mundane but there’s always something amusing to be found in the little things (eg: smoked mussels that looks like tiny vaginas). i’ve always been hopeless at keeping a diary, so well done gemma (and keep them coming). oh and she also participates in the what i wore today flickr movement, see her outfits here.

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