Have you ever seen something you can’t explain? Heard a voice speak a warning to you as you drifted off to sleep? Ever see a woman with no face singing to herself on a long, empty road? Ever talk to a serial killer?
Then It Was Dark is a comic collection of personal paranormal experiences, true ghost stories, friend-of-a-friend tales and brushes with the unknown. It features the work of a lot of talented and diverse creators. There’s a ton of kickstarter-exclusive goodies with this project that won’t be available ever again, so check it out while it’s there!
“Di Piazza’s paintings are a perfect example of horror vacui, finding an ideal setting for expression in the forest and its undergrowth; the ancient concept of the natural meets the contemporary idea of the artificial. In our contemporary culture, the proliferation of super-imposed images exemplifies current models of communication, what used to be considered background noise now becomes the message. The challenge today is to discern the individual sounds that make up the buzz, just as we must distinguish the components that compose Di Piazza’s luxuriant representations.” Marco Meneguzzo ARTFORUM
one of my favorite things about hiking is when i come across a strange structure deep in the woods and am left to wonder how and why and when
how: demons. why: demon portal. when: 5 pm demon time
it’s always 5pm demon time, somewhere
this is Andy Goldsworthy’s work! I’m studying him at the moment for fine art and he is a truly awesome artist, he “works directly with the land” highlighting his intertwinement with the natural world, yet his pieces are so interesting in the way that he creates them among unaffected nature as a key theme in his work is the relationship between man and nature:)
Akin to an eagle
how Kalinga women are tough, proud, and dance like a soaring eagle who looks down on earth.
Autumn Woodland, John Edward Costigan. American (1888 - 1972)
- Oil on board -
I’ve been busy with work and I barely have time to squeeze in something I want to do for myself. It’s refreshing.
utism is a poorly-understood neurological disorder that can impair an individual’s ability to engage in various social interactions. But little 5-year-old Iris Grace in the UK is an excellent example of the unexpected gifts that autism can also grant – her exceptional focus and attention to detail have helped her create incredibly beautiful paintings that many of her fans (and buyers) have likened to Monet’s works.
Little Iris is slowly learning to speak, whereas most children have already begun to speak at least a few words by age 2. Along with speech therapy, her parents gradually introduced her to painting, which is when they discovered her amazing talent.
“We have been encouraging Iris to paint to help with speech therapy, joint attention and turn taking,” her mother, Arabella Carter-Johnson, explains on her website. “Then we realised that she is actually really talented and has an incredible concentration span of around 2 hours each time she paints. Her autism has created a style of painting which I have never seen in a child of her age, she has an understanding of colours and how they interact with each other.”