Archive for 'art'

“The ABCs of Life”

Ooh, I love this beautiful graphic.

Graphic: the ABCs of life

via Lee Aroaoz on Twitter: “The ABCs of Life: 26 Ways to Live Your Life More Deeply”

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Reading is good for the brain . . .

. . . As science tells us, and proves with MRIs and so on. Isn’t this a beautiful representation of the goodness too? :)

Artwork: the brain on books

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Would you dare . . . ?

. . . to eat one of these dazzling confections by cake artist Leslie Vigil?

Photo: a confection by cake artist Leslie Vigil

These images shared via @Brindille on Twitter

Photo: a confection by cake artist Leslie Vigil

Photo: a confection by cake artist Leslie Vigil

Photo: a confection by cake artist Leslie Vigil

I’m not sure I could . . . Just too pretty!

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Disney characters reimagined!

The artist Jirka Väätäinen studies the most beloved Disney characters and paints his own, more realistic portraits — and the results are, well, enchanting!

Here are some that caught my eye. Do you recognize them? :)

These glorious images via Bored Panda. And more about the artist here.

 

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Cozy bookishness!

Or bookish coziness! Regardless, something pretty and peaceful to look at.

Artist: Bettina Baldassari. Shared via Helen Warlow on Twitter

Artist: Bettina Baldassari. Shared via Helen Warlow on Twitter

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Tsundoku!

A new word for me. Tsundoku:

Buying books and not reading them; letting books pile up unread on shelves or floors or nightstands.

Can I relate? Big-time! You?

Artwork: Tsundoku

By the way, did you notice the title of the book she’s reading? ;)

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“Fight like a girl”

#MondayMood

Art: Fight Like a Girl by Risa Rodil, shared via LisaBerne.com

Artist: Risa Rodil. Shared via Bookstr on Twitter

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For your viewing pleasure . . .

A bit of Regency-era snark!

Image: a Regency-era painting depicting snark

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“The Book Fair”

Ooh, I’d love to meander around here. (Although I’d avoid the “Dunk the author” part!)

Comic: "The Book Fair" by Grant Snider

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Bookish punning!

Or . . . punningly bookish. I’m not going to admit just how much time I spent poring over this fabulous image (and chuckling to myself), but . . . Isn’t it delightful??

Artwork: bookish punning by Jelly Armchair

Artwork by Jelly Armchair. Via Helen Warlow on Twitter

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