Salvador Dali, Summer.
Artist on tumblr - Thomas Saliot born 1968 is a French artist living in Marrakech and Paris.
I paint and travel for the last 20 years…
I work « free hand » from photos i find all over the web. It is a bit in the spirit of a blog (terrible word) where i use icomic images like snapshot of our centuries.
I try to do with paintings what Ian Fleming did with literature…
photos of butterfly and moth wings taken by linden gledhil at seven to ten times life size.
"evolution is written on the wings of butterflies" - charles darwin
Seeing the microscopic wonder that is a butterfly’s wing always makes me think of Vladimir Nabokov, author and lepidopterist (and not necessarily in that order).
You’ll want to check out Nabokov’s butterfly sketches, whimsical fantasy species presented as gifts to his wife. And don’t miss his gorgeous butterfly-inspired poem, “On Discovering a Butterfly”.
Finally, don’t miss this great video from Smarter Every Day in which Destin goes full microscope on some butterfly scales. Beautiful stuff:
When your song come on in the club
|—||Vincent Van Gogh (via psychedelic-orgasm)|