Underlined Book Quotes Become Clever Illustrations. Bookworm or not, you can't help but enjoy these black and white illustrations of literary quotes by Evan Robertson.
The New York-based graphic designer has taken some of the cleverest lines written by famous authors such as William Faulkner and Oscar Wilde and turned them into wonderful posters. These literature-inspired fine art illustrations are currently being sold on Etsy under the name Obvious State. Robertson would see a "little jewel of a sentence" and he'd underline it. Then, he would take those "snippets of text and ideas" and "let the words be a springboard for an illustration.
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Sending Messages with Glowing Neon Letters. Artist Lee Jung sends all kinds of tangible messages with these neon text-based installations.
The South Korea-based photographer creates the messages and then photographs them. In doing so, the artist makes a comment on modern day culture, and our tendencies to communicate via less intimate means like the Internet, text messaging, and Facebook. The glowing letters are very publicly juxtaposed against a natural environment. Jung creates the messages of love or the simple questions, like “Why? ,” to spark wonder about the words. The bright lights against the dark, natural background creates a sense of meditation for viewers.
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