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  • Jeremy:Uh.. here's how we deal with zombies right? *shoots man in the head multiple times*
  • Michael:Jesus Christ...
  • Trevor:Double tap.
  • Michael:Double tap?! *laughs* That was like a 50 tap!
  • Trevor:Wait a minute, I think he moved. *shoots some more*
  • Jeremy:He's dead.
  • Gavin:You keep dropping gun pieces.
  • Jeremy:Oh, why are the cops coming?
  • Gavin:Cause we killed a guy!

Can you imagine posing as the face of Christ for Rembrandt van Rijn? Evidence supports that Rembrandt used his neighbor in the Jewish Quarter of Amsterdam as the model for this moving depiction of Christ. Rembrandt, born today in 1606, had an uncanny ability to capture the face of humanity in his work.

Head of Christ," c. 1648–56, by Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn

Description from Wiki  HERE:  "Gian Giacomo Caprotti da Oreno, better known as Salaì (“The Devil”, lit. “The little unclean one”) (1480 – before 10 March 1524), was an Italian artist and pupil of Leonardo da Vinci from 1490 to 1518. Salai entered Leonardo’s household at the age of 10. He created paintings under the name of Andrea Salai. He was described as one of Leonardo’s students and lifelong servant and is the presumed model for Leonardo’s paintings St. John the Baptist and Bacchus.

Salaì was born in 1480 as son of Pietro di Giovanni, a tenant of Leonardo’s vineyard near the Porta Vercellina, Milan. He joined Leonardo’s household at the age of ten as an assistant. Vasari describes Salaì as “a graceful and beautiful youth with curly hair, in which Leonardo greatly delighted”. Although Leonardo described him as “a liar, a thief, stubborn and a glutton” and he stole from Leonardo on at least five occasions, he kept him in his household for more than 25 years, in which he trained as an artist. Salaì became a capable, although not very impressive, painter,  who created several works, including the Monna Vanna, a nude version of the Mona Lisa which may be based on a lost nude by Leonardo.  Leonardo is thought to have used Salaì as the model for several of his works, specifically St. John the Baptist.

During Leonardo’s second stay in Milan, he took another young pupil, Francesco Melzi. Unlike Salaì, Francesco was a son of a nobleman. When Leonardo traveled to Rome in 1513 and to France in 1516, Salai and Melzi both accompanied him. As an adult, Melzi became secretary and main assistant of Leonardo, and undertook to prepare Leonardo’s writings for publication. Vasari says that Melzi “at the time of Leonardo was a very beautiful and very much loved young man”. In France, Francesco Melzi was greeted as “Italian gentleman living with master Leonardo” and granted donation of 400 ecus, while Salai, already over 40 years old, was described as “servant” and granted a one time donation of 100 ecus. Salaì left Leonardo and France in 1518. He later returned to Milan to work on Leonardo’s vineyard, previously worked by Salai’s father, and which was granted to him by Leonardo’s will.

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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Great job
Great FUCKING JOB you pieces of narcissistic 12 year olds!!!!!!!

You made Lauren Zuke,one of the most important storyboard artists leave.

Why?

Because she “queer baited” your fucking ship!?
By sending her homophobic insults??!
Wtf?!?!Like holy shit the hypocrisy of you all?!?!

Was the time you drove someone to suicide not enough for you get your ostrich head out of your ass?

Christ almighty,I’ve seen very nice people in this community but they are all foreshadowed by people like these.