Banksy’s website updated a few minutes ago to announce Better Out Than In
, “an artists residency on the streets of New York.” The ongoing event is accompanied by a phone number (800) 656-4271 that you can call with a specific code correlating to each artwork.
Additional Banksy NYC links on TheInspiration
A few months ago, the internet was all aflutter about a wonderful illustrated GIF that appeared on a New York Times opinion piece about Amtrak’s Quiet Car– the GIF was a sweet and subtle animation of the train interior with muted scenery flying by in the windows. This GIF magic was drawn by Brooklyn artist Rebecca Mock, who has a particular talent for creating charming illustrations with simple animated effects: in one GIF, the ceiling fan lazily spins above a sleeping couple, and in another, nothing is perceptibly moving besides a sign swinging in the wind and one lone “Don’t Walk” signal blinking alongside. Continue reading…
In researching inspirational photos for some new wine labels for a client, I came across these breathtaking paleolithic cave paintings from the cave of Altamira, located near the town of Santillana del Mar in Cantabria, Spain. Just one glance at the beauty and wonder of the artwork proves why the cave and its paintings has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Continue reading…
This is a sketch I created this weekend that I was thinking about submitting to one of those t-shirt contests online. Let me know what you think. If enough people like/comment/share it, perhaps I’ll enter a contest. Otherwise, it was just a fun exercise in drawing and bad punning.
My new design for a friend’s tattoo has been featured on The Daily Glyph
. The design is an homage to Herb Lubalin
and based roughly on the font Antique Ancienne
(note his studio logo, at that link).