The Community's Art Gallery

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Witness » Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:03 am

It's spring again, and I'm still alive. :shock:

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(Taken from my balcony.)

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Witness » Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:25 pm

:HoppingMad: Three days later! :HoppingMad2:

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(Taken at 5 AM, 30 s at f/5.6.)

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Rob Lister » Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:01 am

Witness wrote:
Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:25 pm
:HoppingMad: Three days later! :HoppingMad2:
(Taken at 5 AM, 30 s at f/5.6.)
You do good work.

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by asthmatic camel » Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:52 pm

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Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Witness » Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:45 pm

Ah, the Stockport Plaza in all its glory, well done, AC!

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You also loosened up a bit, getting a more "watercolor" feel, nice. :figamagee:

And got rid of the municipal uglies.

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Witness » Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:14 pm

A Not-So-Still Life with White Vase, Duane Keiser, painting/animation, 2018.

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Post by Pyrrho » Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:51 pm


The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Witness » Sun Apr 14, 2019 12:08 am

Giovanni Battista Bracelli engraved similar bizarre figures:

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You can download the full book here: https://www.loc.gov/resource/rbc0001.2002rosen1345/ :)

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Post by Pyrrho » Sun May 05, 2019 9:50 pm


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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed May 29, 2019 4:05 pm

Interesting use of materials. Wood and resin.

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed May 29, 2019 4:11 pm

I'm vaguely recalling a seeing a painting like that.
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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by shemp » Thu May 30, 2019 2:05 am

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Witness » Thu May 30, 2019 2:33 am

Anaxagoras wrote:
Wed May 29, 2019 4:05 pm
Interesting use of materials. Wood and resin.
He's a (very productive) digital artist.

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https://www.digitalmanipulation.com/eve ... days-2017/

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Anaxagoras » Thu May 30, 2019 2:37 am

Witness wrote:
Thu May 30, 2019 2:33 am
He's a (very productive) digital artist.
:oops:

I guess it was mis-labled as a "sculpture" in the reddit thread where I saw it.
Shoulda known.
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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Witness » Thu May 30, 2019 2:45 am

Anaxagoras wrote:
Thu May 30, 2019 2:37 am
:oops:
Don't be ashamed, it's a nice homage to his skills. :wink:

There is an anecdote about a (Renaissance? Baroque? Can't remember) painter who added a fly on one of his paintings just to poke fun at people trying to chase it away.

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Witness » Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:53 am

Artist auctions off virus-ridden laptop for $1 million

A laptop infected with some of the most destructive pieces of malware ever may sound like the kind of ticking time bomb you'd expect only in sci-fi movies. But one man has created just such a machine, and it can be yours — if you have about $1 million to spare.

No, this isn't some shady dark web marketplace. It's an art auction, and the current bidding price is around $1.2 million.

The piece, by artist Guo O Dong, is titled "The Persistence of Chaos," and the name is apt because the laptop could wreak some serious havoc. The old Samsung Netbook that runs Windows XP is infected with half a dozen extremely dangerous pieces of malware that, cumulatively, have caused nearly $95 billion in damages, according to Dong.
https://mashable.com/article/virus-ridd ... -of-chaos/

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Witness » Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:33 am

Working on old pictures, here's a Parisian cat from June 1995:

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The same, December 2004:

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I wrote: "The weather is awful. The cat stays near the radiator." :mrgreen:

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Witness » Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:04 am

A tutti frutti of street photography. Music is bearable.



Could go in Abdul's awesome thread. :mrgreen:

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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:23 pm

Witness wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:04 am
A tutti frutti of street photography. Music is bearable.



Could go in Abdul's awesome thread. :mrgreen:
Thank you.

I will watch later. I am sure I will love it.
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Re: The Community's Art Gallery

Post by Witness » Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:36 am

Diane Arbus with her Mamiya (I have one :coolspecs: ):

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Pictures by the lady:

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