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Cory Doctorow at 2:00 am Thu, Nov 12, 2009
The last day on earth
yeah, while these are pretty neat, ‘photoshop illustration’ is a more appropriate label. Also just a weird thing I noticed, the gas mask in this picture:
is this image inverted:
the last day on earth
strange things start to happen.
made me think of an old indigo prime short story in the 2000ad comic.
even found it online
check it out
Let me redirect the criticism of the use of the word “photograph” away from the artist, who uses the phrase “Composizione digitale, Stampa su plexiglass” to describe the works.
Also, whatever the technique or the visual influences, they are good pieces. I like the end result.
Eye like it.
Steampunk Residents! FTW!
HYeah, I’m gonna go with the artist on this one and call them digital compositions; as they are, though, I think they’re neat ideas for photographs or paintings, but lost something in the execution. If they were more seamlessly combined and color corrected to the point where you couldn’t determine whether or not they were collaged, then I think they could be a serious home run.
I must admit I’d love to see this as an oil painting, though.
No offense to the artist, but wouldn’t this be better characterized as an illustration than a photograph?
A creative nod to “The Residents” is in order as well:
I seriously dreamed about this guy last night –