curls maketh the fro

(tentacles maketh the octosquiddy)

weirdletter:

The Art of Ian Miller, by Ian Miller and Tom Whyte, foreword from Brian Sibley, Titan Books, 2014. Cover art and illustrations by Ian Miller, info: titanbooks.com.

"Featuring over 300 pieces of artwork spanning decades of Ian’s work, this collection is a treat for all lovers of great fantasy art – from Lovecraft novel covers to Tolkien bestiaries to Warhammer 40,000 concept art, through a veritable trove of gothic humour, fantasy battles, dragons, beasts and a world of nightmarish visions."

weirdletter:

Cthulhu Passant, edited by Travis Heermann, Bear Paw Publishing, 2014. Cover art and Interior Illustrations by Chaz Kemp, info: bearpawpublishing.com – amazon.com.

"The intricacies of chess meet the matchless Mythos of H.P. Lovecraft. Stories of doors, of passages, of patterns. Squares and threats, moves and counter-moves. Forbidden knowledge and cosmic horrors… Two young lovers and the hand that plays them… A man trapped with an unwholesome companion uncovers the secret of a cosmic struggle… A professor and his protégé find themselves pawns on an ancient chessboard… A young Soviet boy’s chess match holds the fate of his nation in the balance… A battered woman seeks safety in a shelter, only to find there might be no safety anywhere. Let these five guides to the grotesque lead you into the dank depths of their imagination… where the monsters lurk."

Contents:
Introduction by Travis Heermann
“Fried Liver Attack” by Guy Anthony De Marco
“The Isolated Pawn” by Sam Knight
“In the Move of Madness” by Peter J. Wacks
“The Final Game of Pripyat” by Vivian Caethe
“Patterns of Threat” by Travis Heermann
Appendix: Chess Notation

weirdletter:

Cthulhu Passant, edited by Travis Heermann, Bear Paw Publishing, 2014. Cover art and Interior Illustrations by Chaz Kemp, info: bearpawpublishing.comamazon.com.

"The intricacies of chess meet the matchless Mythos of H.P. Lovecraft. Stories of doors, of passages, of patterns. Squares and threats, moves and counter-moves. Forbidden knowledge and cosmic horrors… Two young lovers and the hand that plays them… A man trapped with an unwholesome companion uncovers the secret of a cosmic struggle… A professor and his protégé find themselves pawns on an ancient chessboard… A young Soviet boy’s chess match holds the fate of his nation in the balance… A battered woman seeks safety in a shelter, only to find there might be no safety anywhere. Let these five guides to the grotesque lead you into the dank depths of their imagination… where the monsters lurk."

Contents:
Introduction by Travis Heermann
“Fried Liver Attack” by Guy Anthony De Marco
“The Isolated Pawn” by Sam Knight
“In the Move of Madness” by Peter J. Wacks
“The Final Game of Pripyat” by Vivian Caethe
“Patterns of Threat” by Travis Heermann
Appendix: Chess Notation

partlysmith:

mister-smalls:

Malayan Horned Frogs are my new favorites.

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It looks like Jabba the Hutt’s mean English-teacher mother.

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Always watching, Wizowski…

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designersofthings:


2013 Was A Banner Year for Crowdfunding Wearable Tech
Wearable tech and crowdfunding go hand-in-hand. Ever since Pebble literally “kickstarted” the wearable craze back in 2012 raising over $10 million dollars for its smartwatch, the wearable and crowdfunding space has never been the same. 
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designersofthings:

2013 Was A Banner Year for Crowdfunding Wearable Tech

Wearable tech and crowdfunding go hand-in-hand. Ever since Pebble literally “kickstarted” the wearable craze back in 2012 raising over $10 million dollars for its smartwatch, the wearable and crowdfunding space has never been the same. 

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design-is-fine:

Johann Christoph Albrecht, Elementa Calligraphiae, 1764. Engraving. Nuremberg, Germany. Source DIPF

(Source: bbf.dipf.de)

kitsana-d:

wingthingaling:

The phantasmagorical and surreal animal sculptures by Canadian artist Ellen Jewett. Between dream and nightmare, some strange creations born of a symbiosis between organic and mechanical elements, a meeting between fantasy, gothic and steampunk. Some very detailed sculptures in clay on a metal frame.

Visit her website at http://www.creaturesfromel.ca/

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Waaaaaaaant!!

Gorgeous!

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