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Luigi Prina: A Fantasy Artist of Straight Out of My Dream World

I was thinking last night about a remarkable artist I first read about in The Blinking City, Luigi Prina.  I posted about him before but his work never ceases to amaze me.  Mr. Prina has been an architect for over … Continue reading

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Study of a Banjo Player

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William Sydney Mount, another pointless art excursion

My strange tendency, as an art-admirer, is to sometimes over-analyze a painting, not only as the Art itself, but also as a documentation of time and place.  In historical paintings, it’s fun to look for the details and pick up … Continue reading

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Comrades, the 42nd Highlanders (copy of a lost earlier painting by the artist) 1894, by Robert Gibb. This image is extremely moving and poignant.  The scene is of the 42nd Regiment of Foot (later called the Black Watch),  during the … Continue reading

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Seek Solutide

“Nourish yourself with grand and austere ideas of beauty that feed the soul… Seek solitude.” “I must work alone. I think that going into society from time to time, or just going out and seeing people, does not do much … Continue reading

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The Tiniest Motor Vardo?

A true micro vardo created by Iosu Vakerizzo, a visual artist, musician, film maker and more.  The video below is a stop-action of him setting up and taking down his moped powered one man caravan.  A very clever contraption I … Continue reading

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Woodworking by Mike Jarvi

This video has it all; raw logs, chainsaw, lumber mill, cutting, chopping, steaming… It’s a remarkable process to watch. See more of his work HERE: http://www.mikejarvi.com/ WARNING, LOTS OF NOISY POWER TOOLS!

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