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Postby EvilJekyll » Thu Aug 07, 2008 2:41 pm

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This was DRAWN with a PENCIL.
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Postby smrq » Thu Aug 07, 2008 3:35 pm

I'm always really torn about photorealistic drawings. On the one hand, I totally have to respect and appreciate the sheer technique required of the artist to generate such a work. But then on the other hand, I sort of wonder if as artwork it's any better than the photo that they certainly referenced from. If you look at the drawing and think "oh, that's an okay photo, I guess" until someone -tells- you it's a drawing, then is it really all that successful at anything except pretending to be a photo?
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Postby Nik » Fri Aug 08, 2008 9:55 pm

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Postby PonderThis » Tue Sep 09, 2008 2:52 pm

Awwwwwwzums Pictures! WARNING: Link contains photos of incredibly cute baby animals.
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Postby loofah » Tue Sep 09, 2008 3:53 pm

Saltine wrote:This is all logically consistent, but the artist does not go on to explain that you love Hitler. See, this is why logicians don't write popular music.
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Postby Chrono Crow » Tue Sep 09, 2008 4:20 pm



Those rely too much on the hair of the people they're trying to imitate. You could give ANYONE pink hair, but they chose Britney Spears during a time where she had pink hair. I don't even remember her having pink hair. Ever.

Also, Loofah, I was like "Wow, I didn't peg you for the cliché patriotic eagle flying type", but then I realized that wasn't a strangely-colored head. That's awesome indeed.
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Postby kzager » Tue Oct 28, 2008 3:44 am

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Postby Zombie Protestor » Tue Oct 28, 2008 11:20 am

I felt this picture was more awesome than funny, so here you go:

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Postby giantsfan97 » Tue Oct 28, 2008 1:09 pm

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YES. But not Leonardo. Raphael instead.
I love this post so much I'm going to take it behind the middle school and get it pregnant!
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Postby EvilJekyll » Tue Oct 28, 2008 2:27 pm

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Postby Brian » Tue Oct 28, 2008 2:32 pm

Eviljekyll wrote:piccy


It took me like thirty seconds to figure out what was going on in that picture.

That's incredible.
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Postby Zombie Protestor » Tue Oct 28, 2008 2:58 pm

I was wondering why someone would bother to photoshop in a bunch of slightly folded post-it notes into a picture of the ocean.
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Postby Chrono Crow » Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:19 pm

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Postby Skimba » Tue Oct 28, 2008 5:14 pm

Eviljekyll wrote:Image

I got those pictures in an e-mail a couple months ago.
Here's some more info about it and a few more pictures:
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Postby sum yun gai » Tue Oct 28, 2008 8:40 pm

Zombie Protestor wrote:I was wondering why someone would bother to photoshop in a bunch of slightly folded post-it notes into a picture of the ocean.


they did it one better and actually put folded post-it notes under the water for those pics of the ocean
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Postby kzager » Tue Oct 28, 2008 9:00 pm

It's like a bath of golden rays.
Like a golden shower or something.
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Postby SemiNomad » Wed Oct 29, 2008 2:31 am

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It's made out of vacuum cleaner parts. I'm glad I'm not the only one who's looked at a vacuum cleaner and thought it sort of looked like a plane.
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Postby jvcc » Wed Oct 29, 2008 5:35 pm

I thought that plane was lying in a pool of blood at first.
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Postby jvcc » Fri Oct 31, 2008 9:57 pm

A mixture of awesome and cute to celebrate a (belated) World Animal Day, which was on October 4th.

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David White, of Wayne, New Jersey, holds his Grand Champion sphynx named Good Golly Miss Molly, at a press preview for the 6th Annual CFA Iams Cat Championship at Madison Square Garden on October 15, 2008 in New York City. The cat show will feature New York's largest feline shopping mall and a cat adoption garden.


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A black Persian cat stares at a judge, during an international cat beauty contest, in Bucharest, Romania on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008.


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Postby kzager » Fri Oct 31, 2008 10:26 pm

Those are some great photographs.

I really want to make that tapir my new avatar.

And that (azure?) kingfisher? Awesome. Awesome.
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Postby sum yun gai » Fri Oct 31, 2008 10:27 pm

draculahunter wrote:I really want to make that tapir my new avatar.


enty will love you forever and ever if you do...
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Postby jvcc » Fri Oct 31, 2008 10:31 pm

draculahunter wrote:And that (azure?) kingfisher? Awesome. Awesome.


Yep, it's a kingfisher. I thought it was a hummingbird at first, which of course led me to marvel at the how a hummingbird had caught the world's tiniest fish.
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Postby kzager » Fri Oct 31, 2008 10:33 pm

sum yun gai wrote:
draculahunter wrote:I really want to make that tapir my new avatar.


enty will love you forever and ever if you do...


Or hate me because I'm using the wrong tapir.
Oh, My local zoo had tapirs.

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Forgot about that.

What else was at that zoo?...
there was...

Oh my.
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Postby Chrono Crow » Sat Nov 01, 2008 1:13 am

draculahunter wrote:
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draculahunter wrote:I really want to make that tapir my new avatar.


enty will love you forever and ever if you do...


Or hate me because I'm using the wrong tapir.


Yeah, I figured that's what you were getting at. He begs everyone to use his tapir avatar, and no one does. And someone uses some other tapir, and makes him a jealous sack of sack.
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Postby loofah » Sat Nov 01, 2008 2:43 am

Chrono Crow wrote:And someone uses some other tapir, and makes him a jealous sack of sack.
He's very meta that way.
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