Project Ethel (27.05.14 โ€“ 07.01.16): Pages 9-17

Continuing the project of uploading most pages form Notebook Ethel. As I said before these are from a few years ago now.

Notebook Ethel: Spread 9. Weird comic strip, drawings of the diners at the cafe over the road, dude eating his sandwich on the wall outside, some cows and a copying of a drawing of an old man by Chris Ware taken from his Acme Novelty Datebook Sketchbook facsimile book thing.
Notebook Ethel: Spread 10. Office coats, vintage teapot, Tyndales Baptist Church, pressed flowers and garbage writing. ๐Ÿ““ โœ ๐Ÿ’
Notebook Ethel Spread: 12. Incoherent comics strip and the view across Whiteladies Road from the window at BDH. โœ’๐Ÿ““๐Ÿข
Notebook Ethel, Spread Thirteen. Garbage writing, guitar in the workplace, refuse container. ๐ŸŽธ๐Ÿ““โœ’
Notebook Ethel, Spread Fourteen. Satellite data coordinates, designing polygon construction, internal combustion engine visualisation, missing render frame numbers, Titan storyboard. ๐Ÿ”จ ๐Ÿ““ ๐ŸŽจ
Notebook Ethel, Spread Fifteen. Mind map of the nCloth gynamics system in Maya. Also very old QOTSA concert ticket I found in a shoe box. ๐Ÿ—บ ๐Ÿ““ ๐ŸŽธ
Notebook: Ethel, Spread Sixteen. Mind map for Forces Of Nature, episode โ€œWhereโ€, visualisation of the launch of the Planck rocket, Titan, storyboard, eyeflower comic, timings. ๐Ÿ““ ๐Ÿš€ ๐ŸŒŽ
Notebook: Ethel, Spread Seventeen. Drawing of injured foot (this is from a while ago), Wacom pen and garbage writing. โœ ๐Ÿ““ ๐Ÿ‘ž

Fourteen recent Photoghosts.

Christmas Steps
Christmas Steps, Bristol.
Bar Buvette
Bar Buvette, Baldwin Street, Bristol
Church of SS Quiricus & Julietta
Sheep, near theย Church of SS Quiricus & Julietta, Tickenham
FourFountainPens
Christmas came early for me as I managed to bag this set of 4 Gullor fountain pens for a low price with some vouchers I got off my Dad for my birthday. Theyโ€™re nice and weighty and drawing and writing with them is a dream.
Sunrise near Stone End Batch.
Sunrise near Stone End Batch.
Still some snow on the ground.
Argyle Street, London.
Argyle Street, London.
Somerset Fog
Backwell
Whiteladies Road
Whiteladies Road
Sunset Bristol
Bristol, United Kingdom
Hedge
Hedge
Nailsea
Nailsea
moody cloud shapes.
Moody cloud shapes.
Whiteladies Road Construction
Construction, Bristol, UK
Church Lane
Church Lane

Animation Axis: Persistence of Vision III

Love this.

An animated short film made with just one image exploring the dancing potential of the still sculptures at Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim, Norway.

by Ismael Sanz-Pena

As you’d know if you followed my Instagram stories or Snapchat I am always looking for these kind of animatable repetitive elements in the world. Modern technology is a wonderful thing with regards to making that kind of capture possible and putting straight out into the world in a matter of moments.

This is a great example of applying animation to a great piece of architecture.

(via Stefan)

 

 

“El Orfelinato” by oddviz (2017)

“Orphanages are dense and harmonious living spaces housing hundreds of children under same roof simultaneously. Abandoned Jewish Orphanage Building in Ortakรถy (OHR-tah-keuy) Istanbul (also known as El Orfelinato) has been home for thousand lives during its century old history. It holds the memory of the past in worn stairs and layers of paint.

“El Orfelinato means โ€˜The Orphanageโ€™ in Spanish. The name has been used by Sephardi Jews (Jews from Spain) community in Istanbul for decades. Sephardi Jews have a 500 year history in Istanbul since they were forced to migrate with mass conversions and executions by Catholic Monarchs in Iberia in 15th century.

“oddviz sheds light upon the visual and spatial memory of El Orfelinato, documenting it as it is with photogrammetry and presenting it in doll house view.”

Vitruvian Man (Leonardo da Vinci, c. 1487)

Vitruvian Man (Leonardo da Vinci, c. 1487 This sketch, and the notes that go with it, show how da Vinci understood the proportions of the human body. The head measured from the forehead to the chin was exactly one tenth of the total height, and the outstretched arms were always as wide as the body was tall.
Vitruvian Man (Leonardo da Vinci, c. 1487) – “This sketch, and the notes that go with it, show how da Vinci understood the proportions of the human body. The head measured from the forehead to the chin was exactly one tenth of the total height, and the outstretched arms were always as wide as the body was tall.”

— via Diagrams that changed the world

 

 

Detailed Cross-section of the Kowloon Walled City by Japanese researchers led by anthropologist Kani Hioraki

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Kowloon Walled City was a largely ungoverned, densely populated settlement in Kowloon City in Hong Kong. Originally a Chinese military fort, the Walled City became an enclave after the New Territories were leased to Britain by China in 1898. Its population increased dramatically following the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong during World War II. By 1990, the Walled City contained 50,000 residents[1][2] within its 2.6-hectare (6.4-acre) borders. From the 1950s to the 1970s, it was controlled by local triads and had high rates of prostitution, gambling and drug abuse.”

detailed view of the cross-section illustrates a mahjong parlor, a strip club and a plastics factory
detailed view of the cross-section illustrates a mahjong parlor, a strip club and a plastics factory

The Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong was once the most densely populated place on earth. And without a single architect or any oversight whatsoever, the ungoverned hive of interlinking buildings became a haven for drugs, crime and prostitution. This is perhaps why the surreal, M.C. Escher-like structure, where one couldnโ€™t even begin to imagine what life was like, captured the interest of the Japanese.”

detailed view of the cross-section illustrates a cafeteria and a tunneled passageway thatโ€™s always leaking rain water
detailed view of the cross-section illustrates a cafeteria and a tunneled passageway thatโ€™s always leaking rain water

(link fixed 2014)