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September 04, 2009

Visual Linkage

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

* I do love looking through a good artist's sketchbook. (Click on "Sketchbooks.")

* An inspiring and impressive collection of iPhone photographs by Flickr members.

* iPhone Lomography.

* Here's one story I wish I'd been asked to report.

* Russian illustrator Evegeny Parfenov does very winning variations on that Soviet-heroism look of the 1920s.

* Great big jellyfish.

* Here's one of the more effective visual illusions I've ever been dazzled and mystified by. (Link thanks to Bryan)

* MBlowhard Rewind: An introduction to the wonderful Canadian artist David Milne.



posted by Michael at September 4, 2009


Michael, Parfenov does interesting stuff, and I hadn't seen his work before. Must be I don't read the right set of magazines. Anyway, why not put one of his items up on the posting so more readers will notice. His stuff seems safe for work. I think.

Posted by: Donald Pittenger on September 4, 2009 5:07 PM

The blue and green visual illusion is essentially the kind of exercise we did in beginning color theory class, only our assignment involved making half a dozen variations of one color look like the same color by manipulating each of the background colors, rather than making the same color look different because of the color it is next to. In other words, it's Color Theory 101 ; )

Posted by: KR on September 5, 2009 5:42 PM

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