An ode to the cinematography in David Simon’s gripping, sprawling Baltimore saga, The Wire.
I’m surprised there aren’t any spoilers here (not really), in case you care about that sort of thing.
And if you haven’t seen the show? Allot yourself some time and make it happen.
By the way, I’m aware of the controversy regarding the original 4:3 broadcast and the 16:9 HD remaster that occurred years after the series ended. I have my own opinions about this, but for the aesthetic sake of this post only, I’m okay presenting the widescreen version.
Note: I am not the copyright holder on any of these images, and would assume that all rights belong to HBO.
I just revamped my About page using a CSS-only method described in detail by Keith Clark here. Really happy how easy it was to use and extend!
The key is using the CSS perspective property in the wrapping div, where the children planes then appear to scroll at different speeds due to applied transform: translateZ(n) properties:
This was a super old site I built long, long ago, with some pretty scrappy jQuery and gross jQuery markup templates, but it felt like a good thing to upgrade now that I’m learning Angular. Plenty of features I’d like to add, but for now, it’s mostly just a quick n’ easy way to browse some nice tones.
So I’ve started an alt account at @subtle.psych. I’ll still be posting roughly the same amount of art here to my personal account, but the new one will be a platform for more experimentation and likely a different overall aesthetic.
Feel free to take a peek. Not a lot posted thus far and not sure what the volume of output will be, but we’ll see how it goes.