Cover for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (Stephen Gammell)
I’m not sure how I got these books as a kid, but these are still some of the most terrifying illustrations I’ve ever seen. http://comicsalliance.com/scary-stories-to-tell-in-the-dark-art/ 

Cover for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (Stephen Gammell)

I’m not sure how I got these books as a kid, but these are still some of the most terrifying illustrations I’ve ever seen. http://comicsalliance.com/scary-stories-to-tell-in-the-dark-art/
 

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50 Books to Inspire Artists of Any Kind 
"We’ve put together a list of 50 books for artists: to inspire, to entertain, to shake up the system. Some of these books are about visual art, some are visual art in themselves, some just strike us as the kind of thing that might keep an artist up at night."
FULL LIST on Flavorwire

Some good ones on this list for the wintry days ahead.

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50 Books to Inspire Artists of Any Kind 

"We’ve put together a list of 50 books for artists: to inspire, to entertain, to shake up the system. Some of these books are about visual art, some are visual art in themselves, some just strike us as the kind of thing that might keep an artist up at night."

FULL LIST on Flavorwire

Some good ones on this list for the wintry days ahead.

He could not get used to going to the girl’s apartment.
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In celebration (?) of Pete Campbell as the new Mr. Darcy:
The Best Mr. Darcy Fan Artwork

Pete Campbell Darcy. The mind reels.

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In celebration (?) of Pete Campbell as the new Mr. Darcy:

The Best Mr. Darcy Fan Artwork

Pete Campbell Darcy. The mind reels.

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Just a reminder that Maurice Sendak was incredible. He’s also today’s google doodle.

(Images via @LettersOfNote)

I’ll never not giggle when I read this. Today, let’s only like Tumblr posts that we’d eat. 

Love.

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Men browsing a bombed-out library during WWII.Exact date unknown.

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Men browsing a bombed-out library during WWII.

Exact date unknown.

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Color signatures of novels’ visual content by Jaz ParkinsonMore.  Looks like it may be possible to order prints, and even make requests! 

(I just finished reading The Road and I can’t believe there is even THAT much color.)

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Based on the book cover alone, we’re in love. 

Want!

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Based on the book cover alone, we’re in love. 

Want!

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On Reading “Lean In”

After seeing a lot of excitement in the media about Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In, I picked up a copy and read it last night (yeah, I read fast but it’s a shortish book). If you, like me, have been intrigued by the buzz or puzzled about the term “Lean In,” here’s my take on the book.

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Trouble For Trumpets by Peter Cross and Peter Dallas-Smith
Lately I’ve been thinking about what I’d put on my ultimate bookshelf, since I love getting recommendations from friends and folks with similar sensibilities. This was one of my favorite books as a kid, and I spent hours studying the incredible illustrations of the summer-loving Trumpets, and their wintry Grumpet foes. There’s a million things going on in each drawing, with little in-jokes and labels for plants, animals, and weaponry, hidden faces and secret codes. I can’t believe it’s out of print (and selling for over $100). I want my old copy back! Anyone else remember this book? See the image larger.

Trouble For Trumpets by Peter Cross and Peter Dallas-Smith

Lately I’ve been thinking about what I’d put on my ultimate bookshelf, since I love getting recommendations from friends and folks with similar sensibilities. This was one of my favorite books as a kid, and I spent hours studying the incredible illustrations of the summer-loving Trumpets, and their wintry Grumpet foes. There’s a million things going on in each drawing, with little in-jokes and labels for plants, animals, and weaponry, hidden faces and secret codes. I can’t believe it’s out of print (and selling for over $100). I want my old copy back! Anyone else remember this book? See the image larger.