Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Pantone Graduate Procession

spotted by my son on neatorama
“…Graphic Design Majors of the CalPoly Pomona graduating class of 2011, who received their diplomas last night, decorated their mortarboards with an oversized Pantone chip.”
See another image here.

“Inspiration is for amateurs; the rest of us just show up and get to work.”

via quotevadis
— Chuck Close, an American painter and photographer who achieved fame as a photorealist, through his massive-scale portraits. Though a catastrophic spinal artery collapse in 1988 left him severely paralyzed, he has continued to paint and produce work that remains sought after by museums and collectors.

Angry crows dive-bomb officers in Everett, Wash.

The Twa Corbies (c.1919)
by Arthur Rackham

via boingboing
“An Everett, Washington police department is under attack by a flock of crows. According to the Associated Press, the birds have been ‘swooping down and dive-bombing the officers as they walk to and from their cars’ in the police station parking lot…”
Read the rest here.