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Wonderful Lord of the Rings Art That Goes On And On SExpand Have some more. There's always a lot of talk on the net about how WoW is trash, or Blizzard ruined Warcraft, or this or that or blah blah blah, but at the end of the day, they still put a huge amount of love in to their stories. He also did an absolutely stunning and exact rendition of the story that Blizzard created for the first Pandaren emperor in Mists, the most recent expansion. It's a very neat tale called the Six Burdens of Shaohao. Have some more! The story of Arthas, potentially Warcraft's most compelling character. The 'ancient' lore of Warcraft.

comics « Failbetter Games Hello there, and welcome to Fallen London Comics. What’s this then? Failbetter is releasing a short, self-contained comic story, two pages at a time, over the course of this week. This is an highly experimental project, and we need YOUR feedback. If you’re new to Fallen London… Hello, delicious stranger! Got questions or feedback? Evolution: A Stunning Monochromatic Exploration of Vertebrate Skeletons by Patrick Gries Horse and Rider © Patrick Gries Opah © Patrick Gries Cheetah © Patrick Gries African Elephant © Patrick Gries Rattlesnake © Patrick Gries Mandrill & Humbolt’s Wooly Monkey © Patrick Gries Orca © Patrick Gries Lemur © Patrick Gries Flamingo & Water Monitor © Patrick Gries © Xavier Barral Created in collaboration with the National Museum of Natural History in Paris, Evolution is an extraodinary collection of images by photographer Patrick Gries that tells the visual story of evolution through 300 black and white photos of vertebrate skeletons. In addition to the National Museum of Natural History in Paris, Gries acquired anatomical specimens from numerous veterinary and natural history museums throughout France and Monaco to round out the series of photos that are accompanied by passages from writer and scientist Dr. All images courtesy Patrick Gries.

25 Mind-Blowing Fantasy Dragon Wallpapers Dragons are amazing fantasy creatures. Digital arts goes to a complete new level when an artist depicts how a dragon looks like. However, 80% of the time artists depict the dragon as a merciless, ruthless creature – who is hell bent on destroying the human race. But it is the amount of details put into the artwork that makes it so fascinating! Check the artworks shown above, and you will see what I mean. 27 Amazing Graphic Novels For Readers New To The Genre So, you want to try comics, but are turned off by the history? You don’t want to memorize 60 years of X-Men characters, or why there have been four different versions of the Legion of Super-Heroes? Luckily, there are a ton of absolutely amazing graphic novels out there, that require no outside knowledge, just an open mind. Here are 27 graphic novels, perfect for someone new to the medium, presented in no particular order. Akiko Akiko is a scifi twist on the classic “Little Nemo” story, and is about the titular girl who gets whisked away to another planet to help its prince. Promethea Lets just get this out of the way. Whiteout A great comic ruined by a shitty adaptation. 100% by Paul Pope Paul Pope is both author and artist in almost everything he’s involved with, and takes his sweet, sweet time doing it. Bone Bone starts with what should be a cutesy kid’s story, about three funny looking cousins who find themselves in a farming village, and quickly morphs into a fantasy epic. Blankets Fables

A Library Slide by Moon Hoon Architect Moon Hoon recently designed the Panorama House (scroll down), in Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea. One of the most unique features incorporated into the home is a wooden slide built directly into a library which also functions as a stair-stepped home theater seating area. Via the architect: The basic request of upper and lower spatial organization and the shape of the site promoted a long and tin house with fluctuating facade which would allow for more differentiated view. The key was coming up with a multi-functional space which is a large staircase, bookshelves, casual reading space, home cinema, slide and many more. See many more interior and exterior photos over on Contemporist.

Awesome Illustrations by Nacho Diaz Some beautiful and creative illustrations by talented artist Nacho Diaz ↑ Back to top Best Online Comic Book Store Hypnotic Animated GIFs from Mat Lucas UK-based artist Mat Lucas works by day as a graphic designer and by night runs a Tumblr of experimental art called 89—A. Lucas tells me that many of his GIFs begin as a problem he’s facing while learning various graphics and video applications like Cinema4D, After Effects, and Photoshop. The byproduct of his experimentation are often ethereal geometric forms that pulsate, rotate and contract in various hypnotic patterns. Above are some of my favorite pieces but you can see much more here. Stark, Minimal Batman Villains By Eduardo Cortes Trujillo | CROMEYELLOW.COM Artist Eduardo Cortes Trujillo’s just completed this minimalist series of the Bats’ most famous villains. Using solid, black backgrounds and their most iconic colors and shapes, he’s captured each villain in their best light. It’s a testament to each foe’s timeless character design and unique persona. via EDIT: Keep checking back on Trujillo’s blog, as already done Bats and Alfred.

Dark Legacy Comics A 15th Century Cathedral Transformed into a Modern Bookstore For many, reading a good book can be a religious experience, but this new bookstore in Zwolle, The Netherlands takes that idea to a whole new level. Architects BK. Architecten were tasked with converting this 15th century Dominican church into a modern bookstore with the addition of 700 square meters of shopping space. But there was one major catch: all the historical elements of the 547-year-old building including stained glass windows, pipe organ, ceiling paintings and expansive arches had to remain intact. Incredibly, BK. Waanders in de Broeren opened earlier this summer and you can see many more views on the architect’s website.

Digital Art by Omar Dogan Stunning artwork by digital artist Omar Dogan. Omar is based in Mississauga ON, Canada. View the website

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