Posts Tagged ‘birds’

Happy whichever winter holiday you love most, everyone

Monday, December 24th, 2012

Animation from a kinder, gentler, classier time. Designed by R.O. Blechman and animated by Willis Pyle, 1996, for CBS Christmas station identification.

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Traditional Japanese scarecrows

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

The bottom photo shows a functioning scarecrows made of indigo-dyed hemp. The original book caption reads “The bold design of this piece of shibori-dyed hemp by Seizo Ishikawa, a farmer, seems at home working as a scarecrow by a newly harvested rice field.” The birds in Japan must have been accustomed to seeing farmers in real Japanese indigo yukatas, waving their arms.

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