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Tag: Art

Retro Tech Gets a Papercraft Makeover

Retro Tech Gets a Papercraft Makeover
I’ve never been particularly adept at cutting precise forms with an X-Acto knife, and then if I do anything with glue, it ends up everywhere it’s not supposed to. So when I see work like this, I can really appreciate the amount of artistic talent and technique it takes to construct something as incredible as these papercraft retro gadgets.

Kerry Howley’s Hairy Necklaces

Kerry Howley’s Hairy Necklaces
You might remember those weird glasses made with human hair that we talked about a few days back. Now we bring you more hair-raising works of art made with human hair, and this time, you’re supposed to wear these on your neck.

Speakers That Double as Works of Art by Pro Prop Builder Richard Grant

Speakers That Double as Works of Art by Pro Prop Builder Richard Grant
So what do you get when you put together a brilliant professional prop builder and the love of creating techie stuff? Stunning speaker systems, that’s what, if you happen to be Richard Grant. Most likely you wouldn’t be familiar with his name, although you might have already seen some of the fruits of his labor in feature films like Alice in Wonderland, TRON, Imaginarium of Dr.Parnassus,

Paul the Robot Hand-Draws Portraits (Sloppily)

Paul the Robot Hand-Draws Portraits (Sloppily)
If there were a such thing as a robot mom or dad of the sort that goes to the office and welds on the assembly line all day and had a little kid robot that comes home from school with artwork for the fridge, Paul the Robot’s drawings would be what was stuck behind those magnets.

8 Bit Dreams NES Art Makes Games More Endearing

8 Bit Dreams NES Art Makes Games More Endearing
Artist Campbell Whyte has an ongoing series of watercolor paintings that he calls 8 Bit Dreams. Everyday he makes one painting based on one of the 799 games that came out for the NES, from classics like Super Mario Bros.,

Andrea Petrachi’s Cyber Sculptures: Bizarre Reminders of Our Wastefulness

Andrea Petrachi’s Cyber Sculptures: Bizarre Reminders of Our Wastefulness
Andrea Petrachi aka Himatic is the bizarro equivalent of that bad kid in the original Toy Story movie who enjoys torturing and destroying his toys. What Himatic does is create what he calls “cyber sculptures” out of discarded electronics, gadgets and toys.

Artist Builds a Room Out of PC Parts

Artist Builds a Room Out of PC Parts
I have about six different computers around here along with a hoard of old hardware that is just crammed into boxes. Artist Marek Tomasik has taken three years of his old computer parts and used them to make a room that is creepy, cool, and reminds me of the Borg all at once.

The Stained Glass AK-47

The Stained Glass AK-47
The AK-47 has been around for a long time and is one of the most widely used weapons in the world when it comes to fighting wars. This unusual version of the AK-47 was posted on DeviantArt by artist shanti1971 and is called The End of the Revolution.

Kinect Graffiti Won’t Get You Arrested (Unless You Start Spray-Painting Flat Screens at the Best Buy)

Kinect Graffiti Won’t Get You Arrested (Unless You Start Spray-Painting Flat Screens at the Best Buy)
The Xbox 360 Kinect has proven to be an interactive hacker’s dream device, offering plentiful opportunities to track objects, recognize forms, and capture sounds. In one of the latest Kinect hacks to hit, an artist created a system which turns the Kinect into a virtual graffiti machine.

Behold… The Beeramid

Behold… The Beeramid
I am not a beer drinker, but my family is packed with pro-beer connoisseurs. These are the guys that know the beer delivery guy by name and get gifts from Budweiser at Christmas. The only way you will lure some of these people into a museum is if you gave free beer away.

Please Press Start: Pause to Admire Videogame Start Screens

Please Press Start: Pause to Admire Videogame Start Screens
Designing the start screen for a video game must be quite a task: it has to be enticing and attractive, like the game’s box art if you will, and it should also convey the spirit or theme of the game, like a well-made trailer.

Piranha Plant Circuit Board Keychain: For Your Key-sa-Mario

Piranha Plant Circuit Board Keychain: For Your Key-sa-Mario
Remember those plants that would rise from those green (or orange or gray) tunnels in the Super Mario video games and then hide back after a short interval of time? You know, the ones that can also shoot out some fireballs in some versions of the game?

Microsoft’s Mobile Mouse 3500 Artist Edition Says Bye-Bye To Boring-Looking Mice

Microsoft’s Mobile Mouse 3500 Artist Edition Says Bye-Bye To Boring-Looking Mice
I’m all for turning my workstation into a funner, more comfortable place to work in. Anything that adds color or flair to my desk receives a warm welcome. When Microsoft’s Mobile Mouse 3500 Artist Edition mice that are slated to arrive next month makes its way to my table, it will receive a sizzling hot welcome.

Cardboard Boxes + Cotton Balls+ DC Motors = Art?

Cardboard Boxes + Cotton Balls+ DC Motors = Art?
The elements that the artist used to create this art installation sound like a material list for my kindergarten daughters latest art project. In fact, she has brought home all sorts of art using cotton balls from Santa to little Easter chicks.

Folks at BrickMagic 2011 Leggo of Their Imaginations with These LEGO Creations

Folks at BrickMagic 2011 Leggo of Their Imaginations with These LEGO Creations
I loved playing with my Barbie Dolls when I was still a kid but I also enjoyed toying around with the LEGO sets my brother owns. Put together a chair or two for my dolls to sit on, a table for them to have dinner, a door that they could pass through.

MMORPG Gamers and Their Avatars: a Mirror for the Virtual Self

MMORPG Gamers and Their Avatars: a Mirror for the Virtual Self
Back in 2003, a CEO that photographer Robbie Cooper was taking pictures of told Cooper about how he used EverQuest to spend quality time with his kids who were living with his ex-wife. This eventually led Cooper to embark on a journey to discover more about MMORPG gamers and their virtual selves.