Pacific Rim is a Visual Effects phenomenon in every detail of its being. The film’s effects were produced by Industrial Light and Magic, a studio that stands as a pinnacle of digital arts. This video shows the making of the Hong Kong battle sequence, which was pretty much done almost entirely digitally. This battle sequence looks so realistic, the ability of the ILM crew is beyond comparison. There aren’t many inside looks into the work of ILM, so it’s incredibly fortunate that they released this to the public. Watch and be amazed!
Maybe it was when, in the fifth grade, I visited the Evangeline Oak in St. Martinville. Or maybe it was before that, when my parents took us to Natchitoches, and we stood on a balcony overlooking C…
from the 1971 album Tapestry
Kiki Smith - Lilith, 1994 - Bronze, silicon, and glass.
In medieval Jewish lore, Lilith was Adam’s first wife. When she demanded to be Adam’s equal, she was evicted from the Garden of Eden. Lilith flew away to the demon world, replaced by the more submissive Eve. Smith catches us off guard with Lilith’s pose and placement. Most sculptures receive our gaze passively, but Lilith stares back with piercing brown eyes, ready to pounce.
MSI is always worth a road trip.
Limited Giclee Art Print by Francesco Francavilla
Second (of two) tribute to one of my current favorite shows.
The print measures 13x19” and is limited to 146 copies.
Why 146? Cause it’s the sum of 1995 and 2012 (19+95+20+12). You know those years, don’t you? ;)
Print NOW ON SALE on http://francavilla.bigcartel.com/ .
Typical day. Went to a cafe and did some work, had some coffee, befriended a parrot.