Friday, December 23, 2011

Link Round-Up: December 23, 2011

Dreamworlds Made Easy: Fantasy in the Age of Digital Photography

Epbot has posted a tutorial on transforming Christmas ornaments into Mini Hot Air Balloons.

Ewok Cupcakes from The Infinite Yums

The geekiest Christmas tree you've ever seen

Infographics: Comics on the New York Times Bestseller List

Knowing a painting is forged changes how your brain sees it: "Our findings support what art historians, critics and the general public have long believed — that it is always better to think we are seeing the genuine article. Our study shows that the way we view art is not rational, that even when we cannot distinguish between two works, the knowledge that one was painted by a renowned artist makes us respond to it very differently."

Marvelous News forum member Madnormigan built this custom 40" Sentinel action figure from foam, PVC, found objects, model parts, toy parts, and action figure accessories.

NS-FX's Dark Knight brake light decals may not be legal, but they're fun to look at.

"So I carve landscapes out of books and I paint Romantic landscapes. Mountains of disused knowledge return to what they really are: mountains. They erode a bit more and they become hills. Then they flatten and become fields where apparently nothing is happening. Piles of obsolete encyclopedias return to that which does not need to say anything, that which simply IS. Fogs and clouds erase everything we know, everything we think we are." Biblios. The Great Wall.

Walls of Wonder: Amazing Science Fiction and Fantasy-Themed Murals

Why did Lacoste try to suppress a Palestinian artist's science fictional art project?

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