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Thursday, April 10th, 2008
4:12 pm

emi_e
if anyone here is interested, I have some beautiful Yoshitaka Amano books for sale here: http://emi-e.livejournal.com/3781.html

I am selling Hiten for $27, Kiten for $30 and Amano First for $20 (i will also throw in Sandman: The Dream Hunters to the first person who buys one!)---I also have Studio Ghibli books :)

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Thursday, August 24th, 2006
11:32 pm - Amano

duanpian

100_2119
Originally uploaded by deathofkarna.


I just got Yoshitaka Amano's Tale of Genji today. Again, amazing work by Amano, blending Art Nouveau with Heian colour palette.

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Sunday, August 7th, 2005
12:33 pm - help with identification

emmalynne
hi,

I was wondering if anyone could help me identify the artist whose work was used to make the banner below. I am at a complete loss and would love any clues you may have.

mostly naked men - not safe for work - yet still sort of tastefulCollapse )
Thank you for your time.

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Thursday, April 14th, 2005
10:13 pm - I don't even know its title, but...

stillcarl
there's a stunning group of scans from a Russian (I guess) children's book on kidpix at the moment...

http://www.livejournal.com/community/kidpix/59213.html

"Wow", as someone there said.

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Saturday, April 9th, 2005
6:32 pm

ningen_shinri
I would like to suggest two wonderful pieces of art. I tried to find something that spoke about non-visual or not realistically upload-able art but couldn't find anything, so I hope that this will be accepted. So, without further ado:
These two pieces are actually connected. The 1928 "Passion of Joan of Arc" and Richard Einhorn's masterpiece of classical minimalism -- "Voices of Light". I am not a terribly religious person, but the cinematic genius of this movie is just as glorious to watch. There is a haunting amount of symbolism, both intentional and unintentional that gives this movie an interestingly real quality. The music only adds to this. In any lesser movie, "Voices of Light" might have overpowered, but the feverish pieces find their mark here. Some of the songs have a lofty and intricate type of minimalism to them, something fans of the original "Akira" soundtrack would probably enjoy.

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Wednesday, February 16th, 2005
11:09 pm - Svetlana Valueva

emmalynne
I thought I would post a couple images by Svetlana Valueva.
A bio can be found here along with some more images.
http://www.terigalleries.com/valueva.html

I really don't know anything about here, but found some icons made with here art and had to take one for myself, and check out her other work. i thought some people here might enjoy it as well.

pictures here - with the slightest of nudity.Collapse )

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9:34 pm - Derjen
seaofrain I've posted several of her works before. This set is from her new book, 清風拂面 (qing feng fu mian), which is focused on portraying Manchurian palace lady in the Forbidden City.


Read more...Collapse )

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Tuesday, January 11th, 2005
11:34 pm - Beardsley

mimsie48
A couple pieces by Aubrey Beardsley, the Nouveau artist:

behind a cut because they are largeCollapse )

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Friday, December 24th, 2004
9:40 am - Evening wear

purplelucrezia
Some pictures of the great Louise Brooks for you all. I am also going to Ottawa with my family for at least a week, leaving tomorrow.
Stay well, and have a merry Christmas, if that is what you do.

lulu

Sparkle tonightCollapse )

current mood: peaceful

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Monday, December 20th, 2004
4:05 am - Please?

purplelucrezia

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Wednesday, December 15th, 2004
8:45 pm - David Graux

mimsie48
David Graux was born in Besanton in 1970, where he still lives and works. His highly inquiring mind tried all means of expression and all techniques in order to establish his very personal style. His favourite theme is the naked woman in all her glory.





MORECollapse )

current mood: okay

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7:59 pm - Lord Frederic Leighton

mimsie48
Hello, Im new here, so fogive me if I post anything that has been posted in the past.


The Nymph of the River

Lord Frederic LeightonCollapse )

current mood: calm

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Wednesday, December 8th, 2004
11:02 pm - Religious Early Renaissance

purplelucrezia
Some Carlo Crivelli- total and complete eye-candy. :lol:

Gold...Collapse )

current mood: artistic

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6:23 pm

jellything


Kashima


Yet another elegant Japanese illustrator—I wish the images on the site were larger, but it's distinctive & lovely work regardless. I like the near-monochromotic color schemes & the decorative flourishes.

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Monday, December 6th, 2004
12:04 pm - Hair bows, daggers and dolls

purplelucrezia
Not outwardly Gothic Lolita, but I thought that this editorial was very much what the style is all about. Photographed by Sofia Sanchez and Mauro Mongiello, the hair is by Cyril Laloue. For Numero magazine.

first

Pull back the curtain...Collapse )

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Saturday, November 27th, 2004
6:35 pm

ellechar
Art galore.Collapse )

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Friday, November 19th, 2004
11:54 pm - UPloads!

ellechar
I've long since forgotten the names of the wonderful artists who did these, but I DO know that they can more likely than not be found on epilogue.net.


A Slew Of ArtCollapse )

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Sunday, November 7th, 2004
11:39 am

ellechar
I just wanted to post two addresses for art lovers; The first is a site called Photosig - it's amature photography, but most of them are quite wonderful. If you browse by catagory, there is an option for the top photos on the site, and those are especially beautiful. You Do have to sign up to view photos, but it's free, and i only get a "come back to see us" spam e-mail every once in a blue moon.

http://www.photosig.com

This site is for art of the fantasy, horror, and anime flavors; I can (and do) spend hours on a regular basis drooling over the artwork here.

http://www.epilogue.net

I'll try to post actual art later :)

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Saturday, November 6th, 2004
11:35 pm - Newbie!

bunny_dragoon
I'm new, love me <3

current mood: naughty

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Saturday, October 30th, 2004
11:03 am - HI there!

ellechar
Hello there! I've been poking around this lovely community for a while now, and thought i should join and start posting. I'm afraid I'm a bit LJ illiterate, and I can't figure out how to post images ON the entry itself......(I'll look it up later, cross my heart!) HOWever, I DID figure out how to upload it to my website, so I thought I should just post the link.

This is Susan Seddon Boulet. She does a lot of native-american inspired works, and I simply adore the misty morphing quality of her painting. Enjoy. Oh, my name is 'Chelle by the way *g*

http://www.geocities.com/kaaelian/pictures/ma_Susan_Seddon_Boulet_Shaman_Eagle_Woman02.jpg

http://www.geocities.com/kaaelian/pictures/ma_Susan_Seddon_Boulet_Shaman_White_Shell_Woman.jpg

A fair warning, the pics are quite large.

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