Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket, James Whistler
No one before Bernini had managed to make marble so carnal. In his nimble hands it would flatter and stream, quiver and sweat. His figures weep and shout, their torses twist and run, and arch themselves in spasms of intense sensation. He could, like an alchemist, change one material into another - marble into trees, leaves, hair, and, of course, flesh.
- Simon Schama’s Power of Art. Bernini
This is the kinda beautiful shit i desperately need in my room.
FOUND MY HOUSE DECOR.
KELCI, I WANT THE THING
Classic and Reverse harpies, mermaids, centaurs, and nagas
as a species we have this habit of tacking human faces onto animals and when you think about it, it looks kind of stupid, but it looks even stupider backwards
#StarWars #StarWarsy #yoda #art
A re-imagining of Rapunzel.
Eric Standley, an artist and teacher of the Art School of the Polytechnic University of Virginia (School of Visual Arts at Virginia Tech). As he writes, these patterns are inspired by Gothic and medieval Islamic architecture. A technique is simple and fun: hundreds of layers colored of cardboard, which he cuts by a special laser. its just unique…
there is so much beauty and truth in this omg
i wanted to draw some lady pirates
Noelle always proving that there is more than one way to design a female character.
lady pirates are relevant to my interests
A Portrait of Grand Princess Maria Aleksandrovna by Ivan Makarov (detail)