Art and Inspiration
Rotoscoping Patent drawing for Fleischer's original rotoscope. The artist is drawing on a transparent easel, onto which the movie projector at the right is throwing an image of a single film frame. History The technique was invented by Max Fleischer, who used it in his series Out of the Inkwell starting around 1915, with his brother Dave Fleischer dressed in a clown outfit as the live-film reference for the character Koko the Clown. Max patented the method in 1917. Leon Schlesinger Productions, which produced the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies for Warner Bros., producing cartoons geared more towards exaggerated comedy, used rotoscoping only occasionally.
There’s nothing like a manifesto that gets the blood pumping, the ideas flowing and a person moving. I offered up several insanely awesome inspirational manifestos not too long ago, and I’ve scoured the Internet looking for more of them that can inspire people with different lifestyles and “workstyles” that they can relate to. Whether you’re a creative, an entrepreneur, an artist, a writer, or simply want to live a better life , here are 10 more insanely awesome inspirational manifestos for you to ponder…and perhaps live by: 1. Austin Kleon – Steal Like an Artist 10 More Insanely Awesome Inspirational Manifestos
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After looking at her impressive iconic pop culture portraits, it's hard to believe Australian artist Nicky Barkla has only been painting for less than a year. Using a variety of materials including oil, acrylic, water colors, pencils and markers, the self-described 'mixed media' artist creates unique depictions of cultural icons ranging from Spiderman to Edward Scissorhands and Huckleberry Finn. "There are various odd 'effects' used -- whether that be waiting for materials to dry or using oil to separate it," Barkla told the Huffington Post in an email. "I've even mixed make up and white-out at one point." The artist added that she has also used chalk dust and pastel shades of house paint to achieve different effects. Barkla, who has no formal art training, said she prefers a more freestyle approach to painting. Artist Nicky Barkla Creates Incredible Rainbow-Hued Pop Portraits (PHOTOS)
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(click images for detail) For the better part of three decades multidisciplinary artist Guy Laramee has worked as a stage writer, director, composer, a fabricator of musical instruments, a singer, sculptor, painter and writer. Among his sculptural works are two incredible series of carved book landscapes and structures entitled Biblios and The Great Wall, where the dense pages of old books are excavated to reveal serene mountains, plateaus, and ancient structures. Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee
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News / Kris Kuksi Chaos and ruin. Technological trends corrupting. Deformation, anatomical abnormalities, degradation and displacement. Whether related to the human body and spirit or the human environment, it is the ‘anti’ utopia.
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Retronaut Our book "Retronaut - The Photographic Time Machine" (National Geographic): Available to pre-order now Chris Book Add to favourites Latest capsules June 9th 1959: Previously unseen pictures of Carole King
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Ed. Note: This article was originally published Nov. 2, 2011. Photographer Jon Crispin has a fascination with things that are left behind. Those are his exact words. "Even as a kid I was trying to get into places I shouldn't go," he says on the phone. In the '80s he was basically given free rein to document abandoned asylums in New York state. Asylum Suitcases, Found And Photographed : The Picture Show
The Sketchbook Project If you have any other questions, please visit our dedicated support website at support.sketchbookproject.comWhat is The Sketchbook Project? The Sketchbook Project is a crowd-sourced library of over 30,000 sketchbooks (and counting) submitted by people of all ages and backgrounds from more than 135 countries. Anyone can add their voice to the collection by signing up to fill a Sketchbook Project book of their own to submit.
If you have any other questions, please visit our dedicated support website at support.sketchbookproject.comWhat is The Sketchbook Project? The Sketchbook Project is a crowd-sourced library of over 30,000 sketchbooks (and counting) submitted by people of all ages and backgrounds from more than 135 countries. Anyone can add their voice to the collection by signing up to fill a Sketchbook Project book of their own to submit. The Sketchbook Project
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Jane Chafin: Origami and Fractals: Shadowy Worlds Between Art and Mathematics I watched two short documentaries this week about visuals that exist in the shadowy world between art and mathematics. The first film is from the PBS's "Nova" series, Fractals, Hunting the Hidden Dimension. The second is Vanessa Gould's 2009 documentary Between the Folds, a fascinating look at the history and evolution of the world of paper folding. Fractals, Hunting the Hidden Dimension tells the fascinating story of how mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot came to discover the mathematics of fractals. Always considered outside the mainstream of mathematics, Mandelbrot was one of a group of "oddballs" hired by IBM in 1958 to develop the then fledgling computer field. Mandelbrot was fascinated by a problem presented to him about noise created by transmitting computer data over jammed phone lines, often resulting in data not getting through.
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The mind is not contained to the cranium. It’s province is of the infinite imaginative spirit