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Nouvelle collection d’arabesques – Alexandre Lenoir 1810

The Univesitätsbibliothek Heidelberg offers a wonderful digital collection of antique books, in high quality, readily available for anyone with just a little basic knowledge of German. From their collection, I have worked to digitally enhance a French book from 1810, featuring numerous arabesques: The book is credited to Alexandre Lenoir, who single handedly resqued vast… Continue reading Nouvelle collection d’arabesques – Alexandre Lenoir 1810

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1801 Celestial Atlas Pyramid Gift Boxes

I think I mentioned that I'm making the Pyramid Gift Boxes a-l-l the time? Here are two more boxes, this time with Celestial Atlas pages from 1801: Print out and whip up some unique Celestial Pyramids! I print these on Canon Matte (170g) photo paper.  I contrasted this set with salmon twine, but you can of… Continue reading 1801 Celestial Atlas Pyramid Gift Boxes

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Études de fleurs (ca 1820) – Pyramid Gift Boxes

Today I'm sharing another batch of Pyramid Gift Boxes, this time wrapped in floral plates from Études de fleurs et de fruits (ca 1820): Print out and whip up some unique French Floral Pyramids! I print these on Canon Matte (170g) photo paper.  I contrasted this set with rough twine, but you can of course use anything you… Continue reading Études de fleurs (ca 1820) – Pyramid Gift Boxes

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Gallery of Animated GIF files

I came to think about other GIF-files I have made and shared here on WoW before, and if I could combine those into a special gallery. Seems most of them are stereoscopic Christmas images and animated Eadweard Muybridge photographies of human locomotion: You can enter the term GIF into the search field (below on the black… Continue reading Gallery of Animated GIF files

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Eiffel Tower Construction 1887-1889 – Animated GIF file

The Eiffel Tower took a little less than two years to build: I have used a series of contemporary time-lapse photographies to create this animated gif file, in two versions and two sizes, with and without a blue frame 🙂 These files are not very large, what you see here is what you get! Right… Continue reading Eiffel Tower Construction 1887-1889 – Animated GIF file

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Fleur De Lis Labels – Hardware Part 3

I also made some versions of the Fleur De Lis hardware labels plenty of patina and verdigris: All of these are made with genuine grunged metal textures, layered on top of the original Fleur De Lis Hardware. Print the paper hardware on sticker paper, to label your stuff, or on cardstock if you want heavier labels. On… Continue reading Fleur De Lis Labels – Hardware Part 3