The Art of Wonder

A Brown University/Rhode Island School of Design Dual-Degree student (BRDD, 2017), artist, writer, scientist, and explorer of the world dedicated to finding Wondrous things. Art, design, science, literature and the connections between them. For my original artwork see http://arianamakesart.tumblr.com/

Posts tagged illustration

Jun 21

heyluchie:

My comic; “Introversion” is finished! Please go to the main page of my blog to read it in full size (the text is kinda small).

I really hope you’ll like it!

This is beautiful and perfect

(via art-sci)


May 31

poetsorg:

<3 WW


Aug 24
My definition of wonder, illustrated. I felt it was time to define my blog&#8217;s namesake. 
Wonder is traditionally defined as follows: 1. (n) The emotion aroused by something awe-inspiring, astounding, or marvelous. 2. (n) Something far superior to anything formerly recognized or foreseen. 
As members of a world so increasingly rich with information, innovation, and discovery, we must extend the definition of Wonder. Wonder can no longer be contained to a single emotion, to a single response to something astounding, or to the marvelous thing itself. In this day and age, there is a steady stream of newness and revelation bombarding our senses. Thus, we must define Wonder as a state of being. 
Wonder, in the 21st century, is the decision to be curious, to sift through the mountains of information before us and find the connections between seemingly unrelated things. Wonder is an inclination towards synthesis, towards the weaving of threads. Wonder is the beautiful alchemy which results from the collision of art and science, the merging of literature and music, the fusion of history and technology. Wonder is a state of perpetual listening in search of the fundamental patterns of the Universe. 
In order to continue to progress and to flourish, human beings at every level of society must adopt this state of Wonder. Now, more than ever, there is potential, for anyone who choses to, to transcend the everyday and to reach the profound. Wonder is our vehicle to the miraculous. 

My definition of wonder, illustrated. I felt it was time to define my blog’s namesake. 

Wonder is traditionally defined as follows: 1. (n) The emotion aroused by something awe-inspiring, astounding, or marvelous. 2. (n) Something far superior to anything formerly recognized or foreseen. 

As members of a world so increasingly rich with information, innovation, and discovery, we must extend the definition of Wonder. Wonder can no longer be contained to a single emotion, to a single response to something astounding, or to the marvelous thing itself. In this day and age, there is a steady stream of newness and revelation bombarding our senses. Thus, we must define Wonder as a state of being. 

Wonder, in the 21st century, is the decision to be curious, to sift through the mountains of information before us and find the connections between seemingly unrelated things. Wonder is an inclination towards synthesis, towards the weaving of threads. Wonder is the beautiful alchemy which results from the collision of art and science, the merging of literature and music, the fusion of history and technology. Wonder is a state of perpetual listening in search of the fundamental patterns of the Universe. 

In order to continue to progress and to flourish, human beings at every level of society must adopt this state of Wonder. Now, more than ever, there is potential, for anyone who choses to, to transcend the everyday and to reach the profound. Wonder is our vehicle to the miraculous. 


Jul 2

Jun 28

staceythinx:

Plates from the X-ray Atlas of the Skull. 1918


Jun 23

martinekenblog:

JOHN RYAN SOLIS was born and raised in the outskirts of New York City. 
He graduated from the School of Visual Arts in 2008, with a BFA in Illustration.


May 27
tiktiktikboom:

((Heehee…I love this book so much!!))

tiktiktikboom:

((Heehee…I love this book so much!!))


May 22

“In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines. In two straight lines they broke their bread and brushed their teeth and went to bed. They smiled at the good and frowned at the bad and sometimes they were very sad. They left the house at half past nine in two straight lines in rain or shine — the smallest one was Madeline.”

“In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines. In two straight lines they broke their bread and brushed their teeth and went to bed. They smiled at the good and frowned at the bad and sometimes they were very sad. They left the house at half past nine in two straight lines in rain or shine — the smallest one was Madeline.”

(via ruminationmarination)


bookspaperscissors:

“Truth had run through my fingers. Every drop had escaped.” ~Virginia Woolf
“Ah Carl, while you are not safe I am not safe.” ~Allen Ginsberg
“Is this real, Ben? Or some strange and twisted dream?” ~David Lynch
“I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead.” ~Sylvia Plath

Jannak Laevers, on Tumblr


May 20

mydarkenedeyes:

Michael Manomivibul

Follow him on Tumblr here!


niiicethings:

A handmade book about the ruckus of modern times, 2011.


bookspaperscissors:

Angie Hoffmeister, on Tumblr


bookspaperscissors:

Angie Hoffmeister, on Tumblr


May 19

fuckyeahbookarts:

The Recombinant Alice (1999) by Susan Collard

Pick and mix Alice in Wonderland characters and text! 

(via ruminationmarination)


May 18

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