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back when i was 12 i used to put polygons together and call it art and post it on here

tally hall stamp by Chespinn Built to Spill - Keep It Like A Secret Stamp by TwiceTheStyle
Homestar Runner Stamp by Shinji-Sama Strong Bad by dbestarchitect
STAMP - Neutral Milk Hotel | In the Aeroplane by AniWhichWay :thumb317238360:
STAMP - Guided By Voices | Alien Lanes by AniWhichWay

In the motion picture industry a China Girl is an image of a woman accompanied by color bars that appears for a few frames (typically one to four) in the reel leader. A "China Girl" was used by the lab technician for calibration purposes when processing the film. The origin of the term is a matter of some dispute, but is usually accepted to be a reference to the models used to create the frames - either they were actually china mannequins, or the make-up worn by the live models made them appear to be mannequins.

Originally the "China Girl" frames were created in-house by laboratories to varying standards, but in the mid-1970s engineers from the Eastman Kodak Company developed the Laboratory Aim Density system as a means of simplifying the production of motion picture prints. Under the LAD system, Kodak created many duplicate negatives of a single China Girl and provided them to laboratories to include in their standard leaders. These LAD frames were exposed to specific guidelines and allowed a laboratory technician to quickly make a subjective evaluation of a print's exposure and colour tone by looking at the China Girl herself. If a more objective evaluation were required, a densitometer could be used to compare the density of the colour patches in the LAD frame with Kodak's published guidelines.

In keeping with changes to the modern laboratory process, Kodak also provide a "Digital LAD" to be incorporated in the film-out process to check the accuracy of the film printer and processor.

In 2005, "China Girl" images were the subject of an art exhibit by Julie Buck and Karin Segal at the Harvard Film Archive.

The "China girl" has occasionally appeared as a visual trope in experimental films over the years. Some experimental films which use "China girls" include Film in Which There Appear Edge Lettering, Sprocket Holes, Dirt Particles, Etc. (1965-66) by Owen Land, New Improved Institutional Quality: In the Environment of Liquids and Nasals a Parasitic Vowel Sometimes Develops (1976) by Owen Land, Girls on Film (2005) by Julie Buck and Karin Segal, MM (1996) by Timoleon Wilkins, Standard Gauge (1984) by Morgan Fisher, To the Happy Few by Thomas Draschan and Stella Friedrichs, China Girls (2006) by Michelle Silva, and Releasing Human Energies (2012) by Mark Toscano.


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trendylina1994 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Thank you for watching me !!! 
I think you should join the Sonic-Futurists group.
The-American-artist Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
TwiceTheStyle Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
mos def
A-Bambina Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014
Hi! BTW your icon terrifies me. :meow:
TwiceTheStyle Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'll change it eventually. It's not really relevant given my newer art, anyway.
A-Bambina Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014
Hahaha I just thought it was funny :meow:
asureTOD Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the favs & watch!!!!!! =D
TwiceTheStyle Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Of course! You deserve it.
asureTOD Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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