MIXED MEDIA ILLUSTRATIONS BY ALEJANDRINA HERRERA

by Ariadna Zierold

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Alejandrina Herrera (previously featured here) is an artist from Mexico. In her drawings and mixed media pieces she tells stories about people and animals in an ironic and melancholic way and how they interact with their surroundings. Also, the soft palette combined with the dark, intricate details of the drawings are spot on.

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17 Years Ago Today, Michael Jordan came back from a 17-month retirement

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Sure, he was wearing a #45 jersey, and yes, he was closer to his Double-A baseball career than his last NBA championship, but 17 years ago today, at Market Square Arena in Indianapolis, Michael Jordan returned to the Chicago Bulls after 17 months of retirement. He scored 19 points against the Pacers in a loss, but we know how the story went. Three more titles, best NBA record ever, and sewed his legacy as the absolute greatest.

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Oh, Arrested Development is coming back in such a big way…

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Not just a movie, but 9-10 episodes coming back. The Bluths are apparently such a cult hit, that they are getting a second lease on life in both television and feature film form. Another season will be aired, with about 9-10 episodes, because the creators couldn’t fit all the backstory for each character into one movie.

As the NY Daily News notes, “Just creatively, I have been working on the screenplay for a long time and found that as time went by, there was so much more to the story,” explained the show’s creator, Mitch Hurwitz. “In fact, where everyone’s been for five years became a big part of the story.

“So in working on the screenplay, I found even if I just gave five minutes per character to that back story, we were halfway through the movie before the characters got together.”

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Umbro Blackout

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Success stories are filled with nostalgia and goosebumps. “Umbro Blackout” illustrates the story of Carlos Alberto Torres. A brazilian soccer players story of his experience with his transition to New York. The black and white narrative and the composition of imagery used will keep you entertained. The ending, that’s when we got goosebumps.

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Definitely Thursday: “Whatever”

In perhaps Noel Gallagher’s biggest rip off of The Beatles ever, but in song that is in a lot of ways his own brand of songcraft, “Whatever” was the single between the Oasis mega records. It fits more into the B-side, What’s the Story Morning Glory vibe than the punk energy of their debut. Noel was probably listening to a lot of Burt Bacharach at the time .

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Mechanical Sympathy

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What a great stop animation video.  Tim McDermott used 6,300 photos and spent over 5 weeks editing to create this story of the end stages of a very human machine.  He documented his process so you can see all the work that went into it.  This piece is really amazing.

Mechanical Sympathy from Tom McDermott on Vimeo.

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