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Twilight Hand Model Wants Fame

Kimbra Hickey is a hand model, and her hands grace the cover of the novel Twilight. She earned $300 for the photo. After seeing so many people attached to the franchise rise in fame and fortune, Hickey would like to get a piece of the action: “I see people reading it on the subway, and I [...]

The Extraordinary World of Ex Libris Art

“QUANTUM SHOT” #48Link – article by Simon Rose and Avi Abrams Sometimes ex libris is more valuable than the book containing it 

Ex libris, meaning ‘from the library of’, or ‘from the books of’ is a Latin expression attached to the art form of bookplates. These are stamps or labels that appear inside books to denote ownership, [...]

Illustrating Childhood: Maurice Sendak

”Feel Art Again” has gotten a little off schedule due to the plethora of information available about Ernie Barnes and Maurice Sendak. We’ll be working this coming week to get back on track. In honor of last weekend’s big screen premiere of the classic children’s book Where the Wild Things Are, today’s “Feel Art Again” post [...]

Zombie Proposal

(YouTube link) Noble used the opportunity of shooting a zombie movie last spring in order to propose to Claudia. Claudia was willing to help on the movie, but she had no idea the whole thing was staged for her benefit (the rest of the 20-person crew all knew). She said yes, which led to an October [...]

Flintstones Wedding

Two couples from Norfolk, England got married in a double wedding dressed as characters from the TV show The Flintstones! Andrea and Simon Bean, aka Fred and Wilma Flinstone, and Richard and Jill Noble, aka Barney and Betty Rubble, celebrated their double wedding at Weston Park Golf Club on Saturday by taking a quick trip to [...]