These Fan Artists Make Game Of Thrones Even More Beautiful

The Game of Thrones TV show is already a stunning adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire books, but people have been imagining the world of Westeros in their own style since long before the show aired. Here are some of our favorite fan artists inspired by both the books and the TV series. » 4/22/15 12:35pm Wednesday 12:35pm

This Space Quilt Was Used To Illustrate 19th Century Astronomy Lectures

Crafted in 1876 by Ellen Harding Baker of Cedar County, Iowa, this embroidered quilt is more than mere folk-art object or household item: it was actually used by Harding Baker as a visual aid for astronomy lectures she'd give in her community. It's now part of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. » 4/12/15 4:30pm 4/12/15 4:30pm

Isaac Newton's Rainbow Gaze, As Imagined By Mana Morimoto

Fiber artist Mana Morimoto adds colorful embroidery to a diverse range of media, including sculptures and concert tickets. This augmented etching of Isaac Newton (hit the jump for the full image) is one of our favorites. See more of Morimoto's work on Tumblr and Cargo Collective, or purchase prints on Society 6. » 4/08/15 8:20am 4/08/15 8:20am

Here's What It Really Looks Like When Classic Comics Get Recolored

Earlier today, Marvel unveiled its "remastered" edition of the 1977 comic adaptation of Star Wars. Many were unhappy to see the art of Howard Chaykin redone with a modern comic's color palette, including writer John Gholson, who took to Twitter to show how much a comic loses when it's recolored. » 4/07/15 3:00pm 4/07/15 3:00pm