LIVERIED SPACECRAFTS BY PETER ELSON

by Ariadna Zierold

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Peter Elson was an English science fiction illustrator whose work appeared on the covers of numerous science fiction paperback novels, as well as in the Terran Trade Authority series of illustrated books.

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Elson, whose illustrations often placed detailed, brightly liveried spacecraft against vividly colored backgrounds, influenced an entire generation of science fiction illustrators and concept artists.

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CONCEPT ILLUSTRATION BY ZEDIG

by Ariadna Zierold

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Alexandre Diboine is a 21-year-old French concept artist, self-taught in illustration. After taking 3-D classes for a year and a half in Paris, Diboine realized it was something he didn’t enjoy, and returned to 2-D illustration. His current goal is to work at Pixar Animation, Walt Disney Animation, or LAIKA. Diboine’s art is cheerful and vibrant. Like Moebius, 90s anime and Disney got together to make amazing pictures.

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Thursday Never Knows: “Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds”

When Lennon started to get really, really in acid. It was late 1966, early ’67, and Paul was getting heavy into his concept of Sgt Pepper’s, and Lennon was dipping into acid with reckless, creative abandon. Paul wrote more, Lennon wrote more interesting, and one of the gems of acid was “Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds.” And here is the video from the Yellow Submarine movie.

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Thom Yorke Tuesday: “Polyethylene (Parts 1&2)”

A lot of people say they miss the old Radiohead, the old guitar wheelin’ Radiohead that took the concept of 3-guitar attack and took it to new heights. They band that experimented in B-side form still sounded like a band who wanted to explore the realms of simple pop rock. And this is a song that people can you use to defend their argument.

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Need to pay your mortgage? Turn your home into a billboard

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UP friend, Imaginary Foundation, sent a little message to Boing Boing that we saw, based on the concept of turning your house into a billboard in order to pay your mortgage. It is sort of genius, because, if you didn’t know, we have done the same thing at the home of The Citrus Report, where we have a website advertisement on our home office studio space. And it’s great! We don’t get to pay our mortgage with it, but we still have an advert on our window.

The idea is that Adzookie is looking to pay people’s mortgages in exchange for turning their homes into giant advertisements for the company. Genius, people sell out to corporations all the time, so why not take it to a whole other level. Or is it a whole nother level. Can you write nother?

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Ericailcane and Blu going big at Nuart 2010. This is not crappy art.

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Yesterday we wrote something about the concept of “can’t stop won’t stop” and perhaps this should be used with Italian artists Ericailcane and Blu at the moment, two major players in the European street/mural art scene. We have mentioned this before that their is a great movement occurring overseas in terms of big street art, taking entire villages and applying street art sensibility. The past few years have been great for many art observers to see where street art was going, and with this being a result on one side of the globe, it is a very strong statement.

For Nuart 201o in Norway, the two went big again. They will be joined by Vhils, ROA, Dolk, Evol, Alexandros Vasmoulakis, Sten & Lex, M-City, and Dotmasters. Thanks to Arrested Motion for this images.

And when we called this art crappy yesterday, we are comparing to art like this. Art that has feeling, emotion. Not that abstract art doesn’t have it, but that particular art was lacking…..

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