The disturbing yet beautifully illustrated world of Anton Semenov
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Nothing is Forgotten
, a lovely little wordless comic about loss, fear, kindness, and memory.
The Feather Book
, digitized by and on display at McGill University: A seventeenth-century book containing illustrations of birds
-- composed of real feathers
, and claws
. More information about the book and its contents and history can be read here
The U.S. Naval Observatory Library
features high-res scans
from antique books dealing with astronomy
and navigation. Wallpapers
makes delightful lubki (sing. lubok), a form of Russian folk art, out of some well-known modern movies. Some information (in English) about the medium and its origins with many examples can be seen here
(warning: Java). Shamelessly ganked from AskMe. Thanks jonson!
Not safe for work: Baby Art
: the profoundly fucked-up artwork
of one Trevor Brown, a fabulously unwell individual.
The Center for Cartoon Studies
, nestled in the historic village of White River Junction
, Vermont, will learn you up good
on how to be a comic artist/graphic novelist. They operate under the charter of the National Association of Comics Art Educators
; Charles Schulz's widow Jean hooked them up
with funding for a library in town. When you apply for admission, don't forget to include that story
about you, the snowman, and the robot. A photo tour of the Center and its surroundings can be seen here
At least one commander told him, "Follow the soldiers' instructions, because they'll put their lives at risk to save you." But no one tried to censor his drawings or discourage him from going out on missions.
-- Steve Mumford is a New York painter who was embedded as a "combat artist" in Iraq. The archives of his Baghdad Journal
make for fascinating reading. He has recently published a large book
of the art he created on this voyage.
is not really like the well-known and oft-linked StorTroopers
, or the equally-ubiquitous Lego Mini-Mizer
, or any number of "make-a-likeness-of-yourself" DollMakers
that are out there. No handy-dandy online Java interface with the Bran-Man -- you must needs download a template and make the art yourself (within some minimal guidelines
of the results
. (Some are mildly NSFW.) Via Drawn!