Tag: art

  • Intellectual Property, Copyright Law, and Fan Art

    [A primer for the uninitiated and the knowledgable alike:][link] >Technically, this means fan art, fan music, and fan fictions are illegal in and of themselves because they are derivative works of protected content. > >r o f l > >But before you get your panties all in a bunch, it’s pretty clear that no creative…

  • 101 Reasons to Shop

    [My friend and super-neat person Carly Monardo][link] has illustrated a book, [101 Ways To Shop, which is available today][book]. It was written by Jessica Waldorf, designed by Mary Austin, and is published by Harper Collins. [You should buy it.][buy] [link]: http://carlymonardo.blogspot.com/2011/04/101-reasons-to-shop.html “Carly Monardo’s Art Blog: 101 Reasons to Shop” [buy]: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0062045172 “101 Reason To Shop…

  • The Art of Team Fortress 2

    [A short YouTube video series][link] by [Virtually Reality][vr] contributor Soul Grafitti, in three parts: [Setting the Scene][link], [Character Design][part2], [Narrative & Culture][part3]. [link]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qXPkDQnM0JI “The Art Of TF2 Part 1” [part2]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3MB1s2dV5g “The Art Of TF2 Part 2” [part3]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0qrAbHOLAA “The Art Of TF2 Part 3” [vr]: http://www.virtuallyreality.net/ “Virtually Reality”


    [Sweatshop][swt], the live art show I produce with the artist [E.G. Gauger][gauger], returns this Sunday, February 27th with live art commissions, answer to questions about doing art, and the 1973 classic [HORROR EXPRESS][horror] starring Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing and Telly Savalas. We start early (around 12pm PST), run late (midnight?!), and want you to come.…

  • Cost and Royalty Free Science Illustration Vector Art

    [1500 vector symbols in 32 libraries, free for any use, from the Integration and Application Network of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.][link] The icons are of varying quality, but it’s certainly a useful round to have in the chamber. [Via Zeldman][zeld]. [link]: http://ian.umces.edu/symbols/ “IAN Symbol Libraries (Free Vector Symbols for Illustrator) -…


    [If you like Pokémon and cartoonists, then this site where cartoonists draw themselves as Pokémon will be the catnip for your soul.][link] [link]: http://portraitdex.tumblr.com/ “PORTRAIT-DEX”

  • Digital Comic Museum

    [A growing collection of Golden Age comics who has come into the public domain.][link] The covers alone are worth it. via [Andy Baio][waxy] [link]: http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/ “Digital Comic Museum” [waxy]: http://waxy.org “Waxy.org: Andy Baio Lives Here”

  • Film Titles by Paul Julian

    [Title sequences from a number of classic low-budget Corman-produced films, here][link]. It’s a shame Julian probably got scale (or less) for these. [link]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biUIN__RVpw “YouTube – FILM TITLES”

  • Film the Blanks

    >An ongoing experiment to abstract and/or reduce film posters. Some famous, some not so famous but all cool in their own way. [I’m a sucker for this kind of thing][link]. You can [buy prints][prints], too. [link]: http://filmtheblanks.com/ “Film the Blanks” [prints]: http://www.blanka.co.uk/Art/John_Taylor/Film_the_blanks_1/Spared_no_expense “Buy prints”

  • PSG Art tutorial

    [My friend Eliza Gauger linked to this with the text “how to draw EVERYTHING,”][link] and that’s all I need to know. [link]: http://www.itchstudios.com/psg/art_tut.htm “PSG Art tutorial”

  • “Step into the sensory box”

    [The worst or best possible place to take drugs in the world, depending on the drug.][link] Looks like something out of Carl Sagan’s dreams. [link]: http://vimeo.com/10692284 “ENVISION : Step into the sensory box on Vimeo”

  • Goodbye, Sir. And Thanks.

    [Eliza Gauger’s farewell to Frank Frazetta][link]. A giant died today. [link]: http://www.ectomo.com/2010/05/10/goodbye-sir-and-thanks/ “ECTOPLASMOSIS! » Goodbye, Sir. And Thanks.”