Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Scientists Develop the World’s Blackest Black, Vantablack [feedly]



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Scientists Develop the World's Blackest Black, Vantablack
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Surrey Nanosystems, a British company, has developed a mysterious material called Vantablack. Vantablack is so black that it absorbs 99.965% of visible light, which is a new world record. Made up of carbon nanotube coating on sheets of aluminum foil, it sucks in all the light. Each carbon nanotube is 10,000 times thinner than a human […]

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Saddo Uses Naturalism to Illustrate His Colorfully Strange Worlds [feedly]



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Saddo Uses Naturalism to Illustrate His Colorfully Strange Worlds
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Saddo is an Romanian artist whose career has switched gears. Starting out as a muralist, his style was was noticed by advertising agencies and galleries in cities around the world.

Saddo's visual language has many disparate influences, including horror movie posters, comics, Hieronymus Bosch, Henri Rousseau, naturalistic illustrations of plants and animals, pop surrealism, and religion. Wow! This is reflected in his paintings and illustrations, which feature realistically-formed figures that are often in busy, lusciously-colored scenes.

If you're a long-time reader of this blog, you might remember when this artist collaborated with Aitch on Memory. Check it out—it's my favorite iteration of the classic card game.

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Images painted during Q&A sessions over the past several weeks at Bellevue schools collected on one sheet. pic.twitter.com/rZ9hUssVfS

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Austin Briggs (tight pre-lim or otherwise a little unfinished) pic.twitter.com/hmuiWXTUT0

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