Art

  • James Doolin, American painter and muralist

    James Doolin, American painter and muralist

    James Doolin was an American painter and acclaimed muralist. Known for his urban and natural Californian landscapes. His works elevated everyday urban life under his lens, his style and his palette. His works were brimming with vibrant locomotion and depicted a certain reverence. Los Angeles artist and writer Doug Harvey described Doolin’s work in LA…

  • “The Real Toy Story” photo series by Michael Wolf

    In 2004, photographer Michael Wolf traveled to Southern China to document the lives of the toy factory workers that live there: their days consisted of sewing, painting, and other repetitive tasks. He documented how they slept, ate, and live under the often brutal conditions and demands of global consumerism and capitalism. (h/t gessato.com)

  • Bomb Rush Cyberfunk

    Bomb Rush Cyberfunk

    School’s out. It’s the summer of 2000. As you boot up your Sega Dreamcast, you wonder if anyone else is awake in the house. As you reach to close the lid of the console, you tremble with anticipation. You glance one last time, you read the words Jet Set Radio on the disc. Excitement and…

  • The Boy and the Heron – Official Trailer

    The trailer’s description on YouTube reads: A young boy named Mahito yearning for his mother ventures into a world shared by the living and the dead. There, death comes to an end, and life finds a new beginning. A semi-autobiographical fantasy about life, death, and creation, in tribute to friendship, from the mind of Hayao…

  • Susan Kare’s sketchbooks

    Susan Kare’s sketchbooks

    From Jenny Brewer of It’s Nice That: Susan designed the icons for the Macintosh’s graphical user interface. At the time, the notion of a GUI was revolutionary: just a few years prior to the Mac’s release, people could only interface with a computer through arcane commands written in code. By providing an image-based way to…

  • January Photoblog

    January Photoblog

    Various photos I saved from Tumblr

  • Lucasfilm’s 1983 image, The Road to Point Reyes took one month to render

    Lucasfilm’s 1983 image, The Road to Point Reyes took one month to render

    From The Computer Museum: One of the most significant static images in the history of computer graphics, The Road to Point Reyes is one of Lucasfilm’s most important early projects. Begun in 1983, Rob Cook directed the image and conceived the scene, while Alvy Ray Smith, Loren Carpenter, Tom Porter, Bill Reeves, and David Salesin provided various…

  • 2022 in Review

    2022 in Review

    Every subsequent year feels like it’s worse than the previous year. That’s not the reality of course. It just feels that way. Due to the connected nature of life now (thanks to Twitter and the Trinet). Each of us are saddled with an incalculable weight of the year’s past. We sulk around with so much…