“Beware of Artists” - Actual poster issued by Senator Joseph McCarthy in 1950s, at height of the red scare.
"This is my therapy dragon, she’s for my panic attacks. I attack, everyone panics."
no but imagine
Rocket Raccoon and Groot wearing matching shirts
'If lost return to Groot' and 'I am Groot'
Work related complaining beneath the cut
Known as the Irish Elk
Megaloceros was a genus of deer found throughout Eurasia from the late Pliocene through the Late Pleistocene [3 million to 8,000 years ago]. They were important herbivores during the Ice Ages. [ Wikipedia ]
The [so-called] Irish Elk was a species of Megaloceros and one of the largest deer that ever lived. Its range extended across Eurasia, from Ireland to east of Lake Baikal, during the Late Pleistocene. The latest known remains of the species have been carbon dated to about 7,700 years ago in Siberia.
Although most skeletons have been found in Irish bogs, the animal was not exclusively Irish.
It was also not closely related to either of the living species currently called elk (the European elk, known in North America as the moose, and the North American elk, or wapiti); for this reason, the name “Giant Deer” is used in some publications. [Wikipedia]
Animalia > Chordata > Mammalia > Artiodactyla > Cervidae >
Except for the print at the bottom, all images are from Wikipedia.
SECOND from bottom
Megaloceros with line of dots, from the 17,300-year-old cave art at Lascaux [France]. Read more about the paleolithic art at Lascaux …
Behold, the fossil elk [source of image - probably downloaded from an online library’s scanned set of 19th century illustrations]
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The Course of Empire is a five-part series of paintings created by Thomas Cole in the years 1833-36. It is notable in part for reflecting popular American sentiments of the times, when many saw pastoralism as the ideal phase of human civilization, fearing that empire would lead to gluttony and inevitable decay.
The series of paintings depicts the growth and fall of an imaginary city, situated on the lower end of a river valley, near its meeting with a bay of the sea. The valley is distinctly identifiable in each of the paintings, in part because of an unusual landmark: a large boulder is precariously situated atop a crag overlooking the valley. Some critics believe this is meant to contrast the immutability of the earth with the transience of man.
'You can keep your bearings by fixing your eyes on a single point', explains the Scientist.
While Nameless agreed that this sounded rather sensible, it also seemed to be missing the larger picture. To which the Scientist replies, ‘You’d rather be sick?’
I’ll be at TCAF this weekend at Booth #168, with the Spera crew, sharing table space with amazing creators Kyla Vanderklugt, Afu Chan and Josh Tierney!
I’ll also be carrying copies of Nameless and the Scientist Book 1 and various prints; please do drop by for a chat!
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