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Game of Thrones

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A tribute to a one of the most choral TV show ever, lot of characters with bad habit of die. For this illustration I took all characters names from five seasons, first ones are sorted by most appearances, and spread it over an image of incredible well designed throne.

Hey brother, hope you like it!

Alternative version.

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The Show Must Go On

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Yes I know five years ago I did a previous illustration about Freddie Mercury and Queen, but I want to remake it because I feel older one wasn’t good enough. Also because I want to point you to one of his songs, The Show Must Go On.

Freddie was really sick when they recorded the song. He was so ill that almost can’t walk. Even somebody ask him if he could sing the song, his answer: “I’ll f-cking do it, darling”… and of course he did.

The song was written by Brian May, but I think that it deeply represent a moment in life of someone who has the courage to sing about it’s own death. He died six weeks after the single was released.

Hey guy, the show still goes on, but it’s not the same without you.

The words are my old list of most used words in Queen lyrics.

Below cropped version of same image.

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BIM acronyms

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I was working in a Science illustration using Socrates portrait and his quote “I know that I know nothing”, thinking about how beautiful and complex Science is, when I realised there was a better subject for this particular quote… yes, I’m talking about BIM.

Why?, because the more I know the more I feel I have to keep learning. And how to measure it’s complexity, by reading one of the most popular books about it: BIM Handbook. I just counted acronyms you can find inside the book… sounds crazy, there was around 500!

BIM (2110),IFC (230),CAD (184),MEP (99),IPD (86),AEC (81),XML (67),HVAC (61),USCG (45),LEED (39),ISO (38),DP (35),GSA (33),OPS (32),DPR (31),IFOA (31),STEP (31),ETO (29),CIS (28),OSHPD (25),FM (24),DWG (22),WSP (22),PDF (21),CFD (19),DWF (19),IAI (19),ID (19),OCCSU (19),DB (18),DXF (18),API (16),RFID (16),AIA (15),MS (15),BOM (14),CNC (14),IES (14),CM (13),GC (13),IGES (13),LPS (13),NBIMS (13),DGN (12),CIP (11),CSG (11),DBB (11),MVD (11),AGC (10),AP (10),BPMN (10),CA (10),CMMS (10),CSI (10)…

So I’m pretty sure Socrates was ahead of its time 2500 years… He saw this coming! :-D

It ain’t about how hard you hit

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This is one of those inspirational quotes you keep in memory, this time from a non-real character but I think it’s a great quote. From Rocky Balboa talking to his son:

“Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place. And I don’t care how tough you are. It will beat you to your knees and keep you permanently there if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life, but it ain’t about how hard you hit, it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward, how much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done”

The illustrations contains 100 greatest boxing fighters of all time.

Here’s Johnny!

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A tribute of a great combination of one of the best movies ever with one of the greatest actors of the cinema history. Jack (Torrance or Nicholson, your choice) in The Shining… an unforgettable moment!

Come out, come out, wherever you are.
Little pigs, little pigs, let me come in.
Not by the hair on your chinny-chin-chin.
Then l’ll huff
and l’ll puff
and l’ll blow your house in!
Here’s Johnny!

I recently moved to another architectural company and I secretly smiled remembering this scene :-)


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