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 Jim Dingilian Bottle Art

Jim Dingilian's incredible bottle art is much more complex than the traditional building of ships inside of bottles. The detailed scenes trapped inside recycled glass bottles are made with just candle smoke. The artist burns the inside, then carefully etches away the residue, revealing imagery of trees, cars, and industrial landscapes within the confines of each bottle.




the study of evidence tending to substantiate the existence of, or the search for, creatures whose reported existence is unproved, as the Abominable Snowman or the Loch Ness monster. The discipline is traditionally viewed as a pseudoscience.

Etymology: from Greek kryptos, “hidden” + zoology; “study of animals”, literally, “study of hidden animals”.

[Vladimir Stankovic]



Poupée Animée 

"The Blue Angel"

Pastel Chalks and Felt-Tip Pen on Cardpaper.

30 cm x 40 cm


Telling short films through gifs: THE MAKER

In this short film an odd creature awakens to find time ticking away. He opens up a book and starts making another creature similar to him. You might think he’s making a lover for himself, but in the end he hands his creation the same book and is wisped away, forever gone. 

His new creation now has to make a creation of her own. 

I like this short film because it represents life. You know that old “we’re going to die anyway so what’s the point”. The point is even though we don’t live on, our ideas, our creations, and our views do. They will be passed on and molded for generations to come with each one getting more beautiful as time moves on. 

And that makes it worthwhile. 



My new artbook “Menagerie” is now available for preorder!! 

Menagerie is a collection of the creature designs I’ve done in watercolor and ink over the course of the past few months. The book measures 7x7 inches and features 20 full-color pages.
Preorders will be open from now until Wednesday, August 6, after which point my store will be temporarily closed until August 26. The books will begin shipping out in the first week of september. I will also have them available to buy in person at Otakon next weekend (table B12!) and at A-fest in Dallas the week after, depending on how many are left.
You can choose to preorder just the book for
$15 + shipping HERE, or
the book + 3 randomly selected 7x7 textured prints for
$25 + shipping HERE!

(and yes, I do ship internationally!)
thanks everyone!!

Track: Oblivion
Artist: Grimes
Album: Visions

The song recounts a specific sexual assault (“One of the most shattering experiences of my life,” Grimes, who was born in Vancouver as Claire Boucher, told SPIN in 2012) by describing the psychic fallout: “And never walk about after dark/ It’s my point of view/ Because someone could break your neck/ Coming up behind you always coming and you’d never have a clue,” she lisps in her high, pinched voice. It’s a dazzling, paralyzing performance, in part because Boucher sounds almost playful, and in part because the skronking behind her—the song’s springy, propulsive synth line was one of 2012’s most unforgettable—indicates something other than victimization. “See you on a dark night,” Boucher repeats. […] But what “Oblivion” ultimately offers is victory. It’s the sound of one woman turning personal devastation into not just a career-making single, but a lasting anthem of transformation.

Grimes’ Oblivion is the best song of the decade - so far.

Track: Anthem
Artist: Emancipator
Album: Soon It Will Be Cold Enough



Emancipator - Anthem

I will never ever forget the moment and the feeling that i felt hearing emancipator play this song at red rocks amphitheater a few months ago. My life changed.




I feel like a legend.