Archive for April 2010

The Devils Dictionary

Written by Ambrose Bierce. Ralph Steadman’s illustrations in this book make you smile if not laugh out loud. Above is the illustration for “PIANO,n. A parlor utensil for subduing the impetinent visitor. It is operated by depressing the keys of the machine and the spirits of the audience.”

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marwari man

for a fun peice from a series on stereotypes we have of indian men from different regions. For the story and the rest of the illustrations see here

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last week

For a peice talking about Thai people and their supposed habit of grinning or smiling, under any conditions. you can find the story here

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dreams

in my dreams i see you in my dreams i am who i wish to be in my dreams i travel to all the places i want to be in my dreams i fix all that has gone wrong in my dreams i am strong i my dreams i live now i awake to live

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Rain

in moments like this at a standstill i miss my old city and the hills with the trees that stood still and the rain (who can say anything about it? ) just to see it again today in moments like this i would stand still to be cleaned like the city of all that went…

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recent thoughts

Welcome the destruction Welcome the fear Welcome the unknown that stands beside us here I am stronger now than i have ever been i am weaker now and again will be Welcome loneliness welcome solitude welcome the fine line that separates them Only when you are destroyed will you know your true nature only when…

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collective future

As we all sit and work in our lives planning our futures and dreams, something else is unfolding outside. I wonder what will happen to our species.(The ash clouds passing over a farm in iceland and part of construction wiped out due to the volcano)

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Visual Style

Theres two ways to look at it. One is that all your work should have some sort of imprint. That you have done it. And the other is that it should not all look the same which is boring.So at the moment the things i do respond to how i feel about the brief/article. The…

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Caricatures

I’m not into caricatures, or atleast wasn’t till this assignment. This is my first step into this sort of stuff. To see the other illustrations and read the story go here http://www.tehelka.com/story_main44.asp?filename=Ne240410the_indian.asp

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