kottke.org posts about Diego Velazquez

400-year-old king signs autographs at the Met

posted by Jason Kottke   Mar 08, 2011

For their latest mission, Improv Everywhere got someone who looked very much like King Philip IV of Spain to sign autographs in front of a Velázquez painting of the monarch.

3-D effect in CSS

posted by Jason Kottke   Dec 17, 2009

Roman Cortes took Diego Velázquez's Las Meninas and applied a pseudo 3-D parallax effect to it using only CSS. Awesome. Now redo The Kid Stays in the Picture entirely in CSS.