Archive for the ‘art’ Category


“Parting The Veil of Faery”, The Neville Colmore Fatagravures

September 29, 2009

It involves¬† a Scottish adventurer, inventor, and photographer named Neville Colmore, who claimed to have constructed a device capable of “…parting the veil of Faery…”. The device, which he called the “Spectobarathrum”, produced beautiful photo graphic plates he called “fatagravures”, through a now lost process.

…or just go straight to the Flickr set.

More links to related stuff on the MeFi post.


Encounter in the Canyon

August 1, 2009

Encounter in the Canyon

Originally uploaded by zymoglyph

From the Zymoglyphic Museum‘s awesome Flickr stream. Their text accompaniing the set:
“Collages made for the second edition of the museum guide to show what the Zymoglyphic region might look like through the eyes of 19th century explorers. Based primarily on the works of Gustave Dore, Ernst Haeckel, Pieter Breugel the elder, and Hieronymous Bosch.”


Bucket-o-Bosch. Head.

March 10, 2009

Direct YT link.

Buckethead.  (Wikipedia)

One of the Animators.


Kunst-Formen der Natur by Ernst Haeckl

November 3, 2008

All 400 pages on Flickr, or download a 260 MB PDF from here.


Muto, a wall-painted animation.

October 15, 2008

Direct Vimeo link.

Artist website.


Extant Anomolacaris look-alike.

September 26, 2008

Image links to plate in a Flickr stream, but check out the Bibliodyssey post.

My friends are geniuses example n+1

August 22, 2008

Artist website.