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Tag: Art

If Cereal Mascots Were Drawn Realistically, I’d Pass on Breakfast

If Cereal Mascots Were Drawn Realistically, I’d Pass on Breakfast
A lot of people would agree that breakfast is perhaps the most important meal of the day. I agree and I never miss it if I have a choice. But if the mascots on the cereal boxes had a change of face and were changed to look like the ones below, then I wouldn’t hesitate to skip it.

Thing Pumpkin Statue: The Fantastic Gourds

Thing Pumpkin Statue: The Fantastic Gourds
Thing is one of Marvel’s coolest superheros. Well, aside from Spidey, Wolverine, Iron Man, the Hulk and… Okay, so he’s not an A-list Marvel superhero, but he’s still pretty awesome in my book. He’s definitely the coolest member of The Fantastic Four.

Iron Man Stained Glass: World’s Most Fragile Superhero

Iron Man Stained Glass: World’s Most Fragile Superhero
Tony Stark is only as tough as he is because of his Iron Man armor. That’s why it’s made out of space age material, not glass. If you want to see the Iron Man armor made from glass, here it is.

Scary/Beautiful: Backwards High Heels Look Painfully Strange

Scary/Beautiful: Backwards High Heels Look Painfully Strange
There are a lot of trends nowadays that are beyond strange. I’m sure you’ve seen fashion bloggers posing in oftentimes ridiculous-looking ‘heelless’ shoes, right? One step further than that are shoes with backwards heels. I kid you not.

Top Picks for Creative Computing on the Go

Top Picks for Creative Computing on the Go
This post sponsored by Lenovo® IdeaPad U Series Ultrabook™ laptops With the advent of the IdeaPad Ultrabook™, portable computing has gotten faster, lighter weight and more stylish than ever before. These portable powerhouses have enabled a whole new level of creativity for users that was once reserved for the desktop and heavy laptops.

The Pokeymans Project: Hilarious Drawings of Pokémon Based Solely on their Descriptions

The Pokeymans Project: Hilarious Drawings of Pokémon Based Solely on their Descriptions
I have a confession: The first time I played Pokémon on my DS was last year. I don’t know why it took me so long to give the game a shot, but needless to say, I was hooked.

Mario and Other Pop Culture Icons Made from Recycled Cans: The Aluminum Kingdom

Mario and Other Pop Culture Icons Made from Recycled Cans: The Aluminum Kingdom
It’s-a me can Mario. This awesome Mario sculpture is made entirely from recycled cans by artist Makaon, who does some pretty amazing work. He uses discarded beer and soda cans to create all kinds of cool characters.

Nihilistic Optimistic: Random Sculptures that Project Human Shadows

Nihilistic Optimistic: Random Sculptures that Project Human Shadows
At first glance, London-based duo Tim Noble and Sue Webster’s new exhibition called Nihilistic Optimistic looks like a collection of discarded junk and random wood fixtures. But shine a light on them and take a look at the shadows they’ll cast on the wall, and you will be amazed.

Corezone: A Piggy Bank of Sorts for Your Emotions

Corezone: A Piggy Bank of Sorts for Your Emotions
Life’s tough. Sometimes, it feels good to hash things out with friends or family to get rid of the negativity. But when you feel like keeping things to yourself but want to express your emotions, then you’ve got the Corezone to turn to.

DIY Calculator Lets You Draw Your Own Keys

DIY Calculator Lets You Draw Your Own Keys
For most of us with smartphones, a desktop calculator is a relic of days-gone-by. But I still like the convenience of having one around so I don’t have to bother to dig around for the calculator app on my phone.

Japanese Robot Mimics Complex Calligraphy

Japanese Robot Mimics Complex Calligraphy
It takes years for a person to learn how to write Japanese or Chinese characters. There’s good news though. Robots can do it a lot quicker. A research group has developed a ‘bot that can identify and mimic detailed brush strokes that are required to write these kinds of characters.

Saving Shavings for the Sake of Art

Saving Shavings for the Sake of Art
Different pencil sharpeners result in differently-shaped and textured pencil shavings. For example, the ones that come with a handle churn out thin, coil-like shavings (which I packed into tiny bags and used as instant noodle props for my Barbie dolls when I was a kid.)

Keyboard Wall Art: Mavis Beacon Teaches Painting

Keyboard Wall Art: Mavis Beacon Teaches Painting
Last week, we featured an sculpture of a horse that was made out of old keyboards. While it was truly impressive, there’s no chance you’ll be putting it in your house any time soon. Here’s some keyboard art you might actually hang on your wall.

Dan Grayber and His Mechanical Self-Serving Machines

Dan Grayber and His Mechanical Self-Serving Machines
Some people like building machines that make doing some mundane task easier. Others, like Dan Grayber, do so in order for the machines to fulfill their own mechanical needs – whatever they may be.

The Softer Side of the Star Wars’ Dark Side

The Softer Side of the Star Wars’ Dark Side
The name ‘Darth Vader’ doesn’t exactly conjure up images of sunshine and butterflies. Neither does ‘Boba Fett’. They’re two of the most sinister villains from Star Wars and there’s really not much to like about them, given that they’re the bad guys and all.

Nastily Ever After: What Would’ve Happened If These Villains Got Their Way

Nastily Ever After: What Would’ve Happened If These Villains Got Their Way
Not every fairy tale ends in happily ever after. You’d be surprised at how many Disney stories actually ended in tragedy. Did you know that the Little Mermaid actually turned into foam because the prince married someone else?