The Mad Artist has been in her lab all night, and may or may not be around, depending on whether or not she can manage to drag her arse out of bed sometime today. Remember that The Endless Thread is always open!
© C. Ford.
I really, really don’t want to spoil the surprise here. I’ll just say I was laughing myself silly, and this is someone who is delightfully familiar with the flat rat phenomenon. Go see!
One of my most favourite authors, Jim C. Hines, came out of model retirement for a good cause:
And, from The Creators Project, Vintage Posters can now be yours, for free!
If the posters of today still had the look of those of yesteryear, would they still get tagged and trolled as often? Much work today, it seems, lacks the graphic audacity of yore, opting instead for forms and formats we’ve become accustomed to. That’s why, when you find vintage posters in flea markets, you find prices that might suggest they were just printed.
Many of these posters are available online, but it’s often difficult to find high enough quality to print them beyond standard A4 printer paper sizing. Finally, our savior: FreeVintagePosters.Com. The name explains the concept rather well. From Soviet propaganda posters and advertisements for airlines of the 60s, it’s up to you—there are several categories ranging from “Sport” to “Film” to “Nature” and everywhere in between. At Creators in France, we’ve been redecorating. Check out a few of our favorites below:
Yesterday, I had the joy of watching, and capturing a young male Downy Woodpecker, perched in the Lilac, making the portentous decision to invade the finch filled feeder tray. I was lucky enough to get the start of the takeoff, but missed the flight, in spite of continuous shooting. Click for full size!
© C. Ford.
Another little skink from Lofty, and what a gorgeous little fella he is, too! (Or lady, reptile sexing is not something I’m good at.) Lookit those long toes! Makes me miss my prehensile-tailed Skink, who was not tiny. Click for full size!
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