A comic ahead of its time...

theparisreview:

“Pierre Testu-Brissy was a pioneering French balloonist who achieved fame for making many flights astride animals, particularly horses.”
For more of this morning’s roundup, click here.

theparisreview:

“Pierre Testu-Brissy was a pioneering French balloonist who achieved fame for making many flights astride animals, particularly horses.”

For more of this morning’s roundup, click here.

Mwah! 

Model: Herieth Paul

Mwah!

Model: Herieth Paul

abdulndadi:

A few screenshots from my animation thesis film Orisha’s Journey for the School of Visual Arts. The film is based on various African folktales throughout the continent…

steampunktendencies:

1912, Titanic in colour. Colorised by Anton Logvynenko

[ Via  Retronaut ]

icarusvalentinus:

Old transportation inventions, an all terrain vehicle, a bicycle that functions in water, and a single wheeled motorcycle

gofashionforward:

Circuit Board Nails - Geek Girl-ing Out!

gofashionforward:

Circuit Board Nails - Geek Girl-ing Out!

toffany:

the post-shower look - curly hair problems

toffany:

the post-shower look - curly hair problems

"Sule and the Case of the Tiny Sparks" (Animation)
  [Watch online]

Directed by: Shawnee & Shawnelle Gibbs (The Gibbs Sisters)  | Written by Rene Rawls

Please enjoy our animated film, Sule and the Case of the Tiny Sparks, a spirited celebration of Nelson Mandela’s life and humanitarian message.Sule’s the recipient of the Best Animation award at the Montreal International Black film festival, and an official selection of the Chicago International Children’s festival, The Langston Hughes Film Festival, The New York International Children’s Film Festival and the Pan African Children’s Film Festival. It will screen this weekend at the 40th annual Newark Black Film Festival.

It was a real pleasure for Shawnelle and I to direct this inspiring tale. We hope that you enjoy it!
Above are a few production stills from Sule and a shot of us working in the studio on our next project, The Invention of E.J. Whitaker, a steampunk comic with art from the talented Sule storyboard artist, Mark Hernandez.

Direct animation link: http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid23863873001?bctid=129149694001 (Brightcove)

"Sule and the Case of the Tiny Sparks" (Animation)


  [Watch online]



Directed by: Shawnee & Shawnelle Gibbs (The Gibbs Sisters)  | Written by Rene Rawls



Please enjoy our animated film, Sule and the Case of the Tiny Sparks, a spirited celebration of Nelson Mandela’s life and humanitarian message.
Sule’s the recipient of the Best Animation award at the Montreal International Black film festival, and an official selection of the Chicago International Children’s festival, The Langston Hughes Film Festival, The New York International Children’s Film Festival and the Pan African Children’s Film Festival. It will screen this weekend at the 40th annual Newark Black Film Festival.



It was a real pleasure for Shawnelle and I to direct this inspiring tale. We hope that you enjoy it!

Above are a few production stills from Sule and a shot of us working in the studio on our next project, The Invention of E.J. Whitaker, a steampunk comic with art from the talented Sule storyboard artist, Mark Hernandez.

Direct animation link: http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid23863873001?bctid=129149694001 (Brightcove)

When You’ve Got An Origin Story About Your Mom’s Motorcycle Who Needs Ancestry.Com? (Video)

NP: ‘My Mom’s Motorcycle’ by Doug Gautraud. Happy Watching!

unhistorical:

Victorian-era portraits of African-Americans, 1899 or 1900; from a collection assembled by W.E.B. Du Bois for the Exposition Nègres d’Amerique of the1900 Exposition Universelle. 

Library of Congress