Posts tagged art
Posts tagged art
Fallen Angels by Mimi Yoon
this is so exciting
Most importantly: you’re stronger than you think.
WHY DOES THIS NOT HAVE MORE NOTESwow, this isreally helpful
#Killerwhale #perler #wallart inspired by #Keiko! #art #storenvy #homedecor #orca #FreeWilly
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Would you like your orca photographs turned into perler wall art? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I’d love to work with you!
50% of sale price will be donated to The Whale Museum!
A delightful fuck-ton of mermaid anatomy references.
A bit of a talk-through; Consider how natural swimming is to mermaids/men. When swimming, they often won’t be utilizing their hands and arms to help them move forward, ‘cause they’re adept to using their tails and want to keep their arms free for multitasking. Of course there are situations where it’s required, like when fighting currents and twisting around. Because they’re swimming on a horizontal, their heads will be turned upward, just like if we humans were standing vertically looking up to the sky. Mer-peoples’ chests are often puffed outward, because the arms are typically pulled back behind them (just like when humans are told to “sit up straight and show good posture” by rolling the shoulders back). Do keep in mind that the GIFs above don’t show full tail movement, as human legs don’t bend outward; mer-tails will be like the side-to-side fish swimming motion, but flipped to the side (if that made any goddamn sense). Don’t forget they’ll be breathing underwater (and maybe on land, depending if you want to grant them that ability)! Are you giving ’em gills, or are the human lungs somehow acclimatized to breathing water? Think about whether you’re designing a mermaid for practicality or aesthetics; if it’s gonna be practical, their hair will more than likely be cut short or tied up, ‘cause, though swimming with long hair isn’t too difficult, it tangles wicked easily and can impede sight (in the ocean, a mere second can cost you). Of course we all like the long flowing hair (I do too), but that’s just something to think about. (Be aware that good haircuts on land might not be good underwater, and vice versa. Consider how the water will affect the hair movement.) And designing the fins, too. Think about whether you’re splicing them with another sea creature or if they’re a new design entirely. Think about how you want them to swim and how the fins will help that work. Also, depending on how “cultured” you want ‘em to be, they probably won’t be wearing clothing, because no other creature under the sea does. But, then again, they’ve been in contact with humans (otherwise there would be no myths and rumours), so maybe they took after us. Who knows. Just food for thought. (Merpeople can be creepy as fuck, too; they don’t have to be these gentle maidens.) And of course, there’s the reproductive/excretive system. If we assume mermaids take after whales, the genitalia will be just about ”mid-shin” level in front. Some people put it at the end of the tail (between the two fins), and some make the fish half disappear slightly at the waist to expose “human” genitalia. You can get creative with it, since they’re mythical creatures. Maybe their belly-buttons are also anuses. Who really knows. “What about merman genitalia?” Look up “male whale genitalia” on Google, or “male fish genitalia.” That might help.
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This was totally worth the 3 hours and 2,200 beads!
I might keep this for myself. I <3 you Keiko!
red hong yi renders chinese scenes from makeup
Do Andy Goldsworthy’s beautiful ice and snow sculptures give you chills?
Motoi Yamamoto - Labyrinth (salt)
Istanbul-based artist Selçuk Yılmaz created this incredibly awesome lion sculpture using nearly 4,000 pieces of scrap metal. He spent almost a year working on this piece, which required hand-cutting and hammering each of those 4,000 pieces of metal.
Yılmaz named his sculpture Aslan, which is the Turkish word for Lion, and immediately makes us think of “the great Lion” Aslan from The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis. The big, shiny cat weighs about 550 pounds (250 kg) and makes us want to travel to Narnia.
Check out more of Selçuk’s artwork via Behance.
Head over to Colossal for more photos of this magnificent metal king of beasts.
I almost thought it was real
Shit. I thought the bird was real and then i read the comment and was like “that is one dumb ass bird. that stuff isn’t even real.” then i realized that the bird was fake too. this is fucked up. this fucked me up.
WHAT THE FUCK MAN
ARE YOU SERIOUS! ITS ART, ART YOU FUCKING ACID TRIP!
This is fantastic work! Great job!