The Art of Sir John Tenniel

March 23, 2009

Grandma’s Graphics is a great collection of vintage illustration. Typically pen and ink, a personal favourite. Among the best work is that of John Tenniel, best known for illustrating Alice in Wonderland, and Through the Looking Glass. His execution is outstanding, and the content is just trippy. Seriously, a caterpillar smoking a hookah? Only in 1865, man.

via lines and colors

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The Trough of No Value

February 10, 2009

Mike Johnston of the Online Photographer writes about the trough of no value. This is the period during the lifespan of an object when it has little or no value, between when it is valuable because it’s new, and it’s...

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Walt Kelly's Pogo

February 03, 2009

Animationarchive.org have posted several gorgeous scans of Walt Kelly’s Pogo, and some other work from his time at Dell Comics. According to Wikipedia, Walt Kelly, Milton Caniff, and Al Capp were pals. That blows my mind. I have seen genius,...

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An Important Public Announcement Regarding Biscuits and Scones

December 12, 2008

Here in North America, they are the same thing. In Britain, they are not. You are welcome....

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Digital Paintings

November 28, 2008

From avid blog reader Patrick comes this link to 54 Mind-blowing Digital Paintings at PSDTUTS. I’m particularly fond of Marta Dahlig, Artgerm, Alan Chou, Linda Bergvist, Bobby Chui, but honestly they are all fantastic....

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Jillian Tamaki

November 25, 2008

I saw Jillian Tamaki’s Dark Knight illustrations in Entertainment Weekly not long ago, and thought they were great. Then by coincidence I fell upon her illustration web site this week, and it turns out she is fantastic. From her blog...

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