Posts tagged "art"

oldbookillustrations:

Invention.

Gerald Moira, from Beauty’s awakening, a masque of winter and of spring, by the Art Workers Guild, London, 1899.

(Source: archive.org)

The artist is John Lopez

So who is the artist?

The artist is Tommaso Bennato


Dolly Shephard, Edwardian parachutist + aerial performer, in her parachuting costume c.1910. “Despite a number of close calls, she not only survived an eight year career as Britain’s “Queen of the Air”, but a few years before her death in 1983, (at age 96), she flew with the Red Devils, whose modern parachuting techniques she greatly admired.

Dolly Shephard, Edwardian parachutist + aerial performer, in her parachuting costume c.1910. “Despite a number of close calls, she not only survived an eight year career as Britain’s “Queen of the Air”, but a few years before her death in 1983, (at age 96), she flew with the Red Devils, whose modern parachuting techniques she greatly admired.



Swiss public TV reports that surrealist science fiction illustrator HR Giger has died at 74. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._R._Giger Well that is a sad way to start today.
Swiss public TV reports that surrealist science fiction illustrator HR Giger has died at 74.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._R._Giger

Well that is a sad way to start today.

This really should have the artist name and info on it, since it seems to be missing let me add it now.

Helmet is by DK Wickstrom – Armourer and Chief Thingmaker over at Dark Heart Armoury

(via notjustanarmor)

Mid-19th century rapier

Mid-19th century rapier

 The Ouroboros Cycle, Book Two: A Cautionary Tale For Young Vampires, arriving later this month. Are you excited?

Cover art by Fyodor A. Pavlov

 The Ouroboros Cycle, Book Two: A Cautionary Tale For Young Vampires, arriving later this month. Are you excited?

Cover art by Fyodor A. Pavlov

So I was looking up the god Pan for research for something. That led me to this seller and then I saw on their shop this image and I thought to myself “That model looks just like Lawrence." so I clicked it and was amused to find that it was Lawrence. This amused me more than it should.