We’ve featured a plotting machine kit before, but if you want something that’s ready to go out of the box then check out the AxiDraw, a USB plug-and-play machine by Dr. Lindsay Wilson and Evil Mad Scientist.
Must of us need at least one cup of coffee to fully wake up in the morning. In ample quantities, caffeine can give us the energy to help us create some really cool things. It must have been the caffeine buzz that helped inspire Japanese artist Shinrashinge to create this awesome Dragon Ball Z animation using coffee cups.
The new season of Game of Thrones kicks off soon and fans of the series are rightfully ecstatic. To help promote the new season for Sky Atlantic, British artist Simon Beck was hired to create a massive House Stark sigil in the unblemished snow of the French Alps.
In the past couple of years we’ve seen the rise of large digital picture frames, which try to justify their exorbitant prices with a gallery of curated images. A company called Pins Collective is doing the same thing from the opposite end of the spectrum with its wearable backlit LCD display.
Centaurs, who doesn’t love ’em? But chop off the torso and you get the entire spectrum of reactions. That’s been the experience of Brooklyn-based artist Kate Clark, who loves to make taxidermied animals that have realistic human faces.
When I was about ten, my parents took my brother and I to Disney. He was about five and we got into this argument in the elevator of the Haunted Mansion about if the costumed figure standing there was real or a mannequin.
Somehow, I’ve missed what apparently is a fad of having to find a Panda hidden amongst lots of other black and white characters. This time out, the panda is hidden amongst some geeky science fiction characters in the form of a slew of Stormtroopers of different types.
Growing up, it always seemed that the LEGO bricks I had were white, yellow, red, green, or blue. As my daughter got older and started to play with some of the sets aimed at little girls, a bunch of pink bricks ended up around my house and under my toes.
Pokémon fans will appreciate the art that one Japanese artist is showing off. Twitter user xxx2251 made this cool Pokémon art using only leaves that fell from trees. The result is quite beautiful and looks deceptively simple to do.
I can appreciate the skill involved in making art with spray cans. I’ve watched videos on YouTube before of people seemingly spraying random colors of paint onto a surface and ending up with something awesome. If you are like me and lack the skills needed to do anything artistic, check out the SprayPrinter.
There’s something buggy about this room. If your skin isn’t crawling yet, it will be once you see the work of Jennifer Angus. This artist has come up with a unique way to decorate those bright pink walls you see here.
There are many different ways to carve a pumpkin for Halloween. You can actually cut into it old school style and carve your own face. Those not wanting to mess with gross guts can simply paint the pumpkin, or use those plastic parts you ram into the sides of the pumpkin Mr.
Dolby was kind enough to invite me into their brand new headquarters building in San Francisco. The 16-story, 300,000 square foot building brings together research, engineering, marketing, business and operations teams in a single location, and is packed top to bottom with scientific labs for creating the next generation of audio and video technologies.
Attention 3D modelers! The 3D marketplace Pinshape and 3D design resource center Mold3D have launched a robot design contest. Create one or more 3D printable parts for their MakerTron robot and you could win a 3D printer and more.