Velvet Forest.




Walk softly through the darkness.the Haunts can hear you breathing.

Curated by Anouk Vonne Geist



reddeadquiroga: BEAUTIFUL PERSON AWARD! ONCE YOU ARE GIVEN THIS AWARD, YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO PASTE IT IN THE ASK OF 8 PEOPLE WHO DESERVE IT. YOU DON'T HAVE TO; IF YOU BREAK THE CHAIN, NOTHING WILL HAPPEN, BUT IT’S SWEET TO KNOW THAT SOMEONE THINKS YOU’RE BEAUTIFUL INSIDE AND OUT :)

zadriest:

You are such a sweetheart. 

I’m just going to mention some quality folks instead: metamorpher kahuna68 currentboat galaxygnome laughingmagician pushtheheart raven-jem desperadore ellie-lane-antics reddeadquiroga unrealthings tookmyskull thelimpingdoctor mattropolitan magnotaliano velvetforest solitary-cyclist ohnoitsmarissa yourataribaby omoshirosou donvalerone 5048moriarty… and dear god as soon as I post this I’m going to kick myself for forgetting people… 

Dawwww. Thanks, zadriest!


magictransistor:

Luis Ricardo Falero, La Balanza del Zodíaco (Oil on canvas), n.d.

magictransistor:

Luis Ricardo Falero, La Balanza del Zodíaco (Oil on canvas), n.d.


nemfrog:

The Porpitidae and Velellidae. 1883.

nemfrog:

The Porpitidae and Velellidae. 1883.


pre-raphaelisme:

Hope in the Prison of Despair by Evelyn de Morgan, 1887.

pre-raphaelisme:

Hope in the Prison of Despair by Evelyn de Morgan, 1887.


1910-again:

Eugene von Guerard (Austrian, active in Australia, 1811-1901), Bushfire between Mount Elephant and Timboon, March 1857, 1859. Oil on canvas mounted on board, 34.8 x 56.3 cm.

1910-again:

Eugene von Guerard (Austrian, active in Australia, 1811-1901), Bushfire between Mount Elephant and Timboon, March 1857, 1859. Oil on canvas mounted on board, 34.8 x 56.3 cm.


nemfrog:

Fig. 22. The radiant point of the November meteors. 1890.

nemfrog:

Fig. 22. The radiant point of the November meteors. 1890.


asylum-art:

Sarah Garzoni's 'Breaching' Dress is Made From Hundreds of Shark Teeth

Breaching is an installation project by artist Sarah Garzoni: a life-sized traditional 19th century corset made from wax and… approximately a thousand shark teeth. Sarah Garzoni’s most recent apparel creation, called Breaching, will either unleash your inner shark or expose your inner pansy. And why should you be afraid of a dress? Because the corset, inspired by 19th-century designs, was made from wax, plaster and nearly 1,000 shark teeth.

Rest assured, however, that no one will force you to wear this life-sized corset — it’s an installation art piece. The French artist designed and displayed Breaching at the Atomes Crochusan exhibition in Paris. The piece serves to bring attention to the painful, sometimes scarring clothes women were compelled to wear centuries ago by juxtaposing it with a modern fear: sharks.

Oddly enough, this exhibition started mere days before Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, although one frames sharks as charming and elegant, while the other highlights the fish’s meaner aspects.


finjigoga:

Abandoned.

finjigoga:

Abandoned.


finjigoga:

Augustus Leopold Egg (1816-1863),
“Past and Present 3 despair”.

finjigoga:

Augustus Leopold Egg (1816-1863),
“Past and Present 3 despair”.


donut-kun:

The proper response to street harassment

donut-kun:

The proper response to street harassment

(Source: grrlyman)


urulokid:

urulokid:

poutineisdelicious:

xekstrin:

majere636:

arachnofiend:

marapetsrules:

bobfoxsky:

“You fool. No man can kill me.”

How many times am I allowed to reblog this before it gets weird?

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Fun facts: Tolkien constructed this scene because he came out of Macbeth thinking that Shakespeare had missed a golden opportunity with the ”Be bloody, bold, and resolute; laugh to scorn the power of man, for none of woman born shall harm Macbeth” prophecy

Being letdown by Macbeth is apparently a significant factor in Tolkien’s writing because the Ent/Huorn attack on Isengard was the result of his disappointment that the whole “til Birnam Wood come to Dunsinane” thing was just some dudes holding sticks and not actual ambulatory trees.

so he basically took his favorite shakespeare headcanons and put them into his AU fic

This revelation just knocked me over.

LET ME TELL YOU A THING ABOUT JOHN RONALD REUEL TOLKIEN. BACK THE FUCK UP SIT THE FUCK DOWN YOU KNOW NOTHING ABOUT ANYTHING YOU’RE FUCKING JON SNOW HERE. LET ME TELL U A THING

JONNY T WAS LITERALLY THE BIGGEST FANBOY TO EVER WALK THE EARTH. LITERALLY THIS FUCKIN NERD WENT INTO WORLD WAR ONE AND WROTE NORSEFIC EDDA FANFIC IN THE TRENCHES AND SENT IT TO ALL HIS FRIENDS WHO WERE PRESUMABLY LIKE “JOHN WHAT THE FUCK”

BUT IT DOESN’T END THERE

HIS WIFE? MADE HER AND HIMSELF INTO SELF-INSERT OCS IN SAID FIC. ALSO MADE HIMSELF A TOTAL TYR SELF INSERT CHARACTER. ALL VERY DRAMATIC. KEPT WRITING THIS FIC UNTIL IT WAS HUGE. AFTER HE DIED HIS SON PUBLISHED IT AND CALLED IT THE SILMARILLION. JRR YOU FUCKIN NERD

WAIT I’M NOT FUCKING DONE YET. TREEBEARD? BASED THE WAY HE TALKED OF HIS OLD FRIEND JACK WHO YOU ALL MIGHT KNOW AS CS LEWIS. THAT’S RIGHT. THAT NARNIA MOTHERFUCKER. WROTE HIM INTO LORD OF THE RINGS AKA THE SEQUEL TO THE SEQUEL OF HIS ORIGINAL FANFIC MASTERPIECE. CS LEWIS FUCKING HATED LORD OF THE RINGS. TOLKIEN FUCKING HATED NARNIA. BASICALLY THEY STARTED THE OXFORD PROFESSOR LIVEJOURNAL CLUB AND THEY FLAMED EACH OTHER’S SHIT RELENTLESSLY YET REMAINED BFFS

SHELOB? FUCKING TARANTULA BIT J-TIDDY ON THE FOOT WHEN HE WAS LIKE 3. WROTE IT INTO LORD OF THE RINGS.

HIS AUNT’S HOUSE? NAMED BAG END. YEAH YOU GUESSED IT WROTE IT INTO LORD OF THE RINGS

THIS FUCKING DORKUS SUPREME MADE UP HIS OWN LANGUAGE. WAIT NO IM WRONG. HE MADE UP LIKE 80 LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS AND ALPHABETS AND SHIT 

BEST PART OF ALL?? HIS OWN LAST NAME, TOLKIEN, WAS DERIVED FROM THE GERMAN “TOLKHUN” MEANING “FOOLHARDY”. DOES THAT RING A BELL TO ANYONE FAMILIAR TO LORD OF THE RINGS??? BECAUSE YOU SHOULD KNOW THAT PEREGRIN “PIPPIN” TOOK’S LIKE FUCKING CATCHPHRASE WAS “FOOL OF A TOOK”. TOLKIEN FIC’D HIS OWN FAMILIAL LINGUISTIC HISTORY INTO HIS WORK WHAT A DWEEB

IN 2008 HE RANKED 6TH ON A LIST OF THE TOP 50 BRITISH WRITERS SINCE 1945. HE WAS A PROFESSOR OF LANGUAGES AND OTHER IMPORTANT STUFFY SHIT AT OXFORD

AND JRR TOLKIEN WAS THE BIGGEST DWEEB EVER TO LIVE

THE END

Yusssyusssyussssssss

(Source: the-peoples-of-middle-earth)


floozys:

it’s so weird that men can make endless misogynistic comments and not have to reassure people that they don’t hate women but when women, especially those in the spotlight, talk about things concerning women they feel an overwhelming need to constantly reassure the world that they don’t hate men, that they love men. 

and by weird i mean a cultural norm to demean women and overvalue men. 

Just to be clear: I Do hate those men who are misogynistic in word and action. I have no respect for them in any form. And I don’t consider them worthy of notice/pity/empathy/thought. Just, you know, to be reassuring.

katie-scott:

Tree of Life
from Animalium.

katie-scott:

Tree of Life

from Animalium.


redefinedrose:

tayelchapo:

this why they killed him

JFK will forever be one of the best presidents this nation ever had.

(Source: afriet)



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