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Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours, 1821


A colour chart like this would have been an essential part of a Naturalist’s kit for accurately recording colours in sketches for later paintings. Colours also fade after specimens are collected particularly if they are preserved in alcohol so notes recording colour when specimens are fresh are important. 

scientificillustration:

laurencephilomene:

Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours, 1821

A colour chart like this would have been an essential part of a Naturalist’s kit for accurately recording colours in sketches for later paintings. Colours also fade after specimens are collected particularly if they are preserved in alcohol so notes recording colour when specimens are fresh are important. 

archiemcphee
archiemcphee:


"Nothing says “good morning” like a plateful of delicious tentacles."

Every time we think pancake artist Nathan Shields (previously featured here) has outdone himself, he goes and creates a scrummy new batch of pancakes that are even more awesome than the last. This time he’s made our jaws drop (and stomachs growl) with a mouthwatering batch of tentacular Cephalopod pancakes.
[via Saipancakes]

archiemcphee:

"Nothing says “good morning” like a plateful of delicious tentacles."

Every time we think pancake artist Nathan Shields (previously featured here) has outdone himself, he goes and creates a scrummy new batch of pancakes that are even more awesome than the last. This time he’s made our jaws drop (and stomachs growl) with a mouthwatering batch of tentacular Cephalopod pancakes.

[via Saipancakes]

thecuttingclass

Watching Details Move Through Time at Anrealage

simulating time - twisting perceptions via fashion

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Watching Details Move Through Time at Anrealage | The Cutting Class. Anrealage, AW12, Tokyo.

Anrealage, AW12, Tokyo.

In the same way that some of the Futurist artists used stuttering lines to indicate speed and movement, Japanese label Anrealage was able to give the impression of blurry human movements, seen as though captured through the passing of time for the Autumn-Winter 2012 collection.

At first some of the garments trick the viewer into believing the photos are out of focus, with exaggerated silhouettes enhanced using prints and patterns that blur on the edges. However the effect is created through carefully considered print placements and precise pattern cutting.

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