Posts Tagged ‘Artist’

Autistic Artist Draws Rome From Memory

Monday, August 9th, 2010

Stephen Wiltshire is a British man who was diagnosed as autistic when he was a child. He’s also been noted for his exacting memory, which allows him to recreate [in drawings] vast scenes he sees only once. This video shows his 16-foot-panorama of Rome after taking one helicopter ride above the city. Found at YouTube from alnomad.

Frank Frazetta, R. I. P.

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Frank Frazetta, one of my favorite artists, died on Monday. I was first introduced to Frazetta by the cover art of some of the science fiction and fantasy novels I read as a kid. I didn’t know who he was then until my best friend identified him by name when showing me a calendar he had of his artwork.

Shortly thereafter, Molly Hatchet came out with their debut album with Frazetta gracing the cover. (Check out a sampling of his album covers at His influence has been cast wide, and was the inspiration for the the films Fire & Ice and Conan The Barbarian.

A Fan’s Tribute To Frank Frazetta

Found at YouTube from tokkamay.

Conan The Barbarian Trailer

Conan The Barbarian was release in 1982 and was Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s first feature film. Found at YouTube from Number1MovieTrailers.

Fire & Ice Trailer

Fire and Ice was released in 1983 and was directed by Ralph Bakshi. Found at YouTube from JohnSableFreelance.

Fire & Ice Playlist

This is a playlist of the entire Fire & Ice movie. Found at YouTube from FireAndIceMovie.

A Plain Sheet Of White Paper Transformed Into Remarkable Works Of Art

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

These are entries to an art contest hosted by the in Washington, D.C. Artists could only use one sheet of paper. Found .

Bizarre Big Boy Face Painting

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008