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Ambidextrous Street Artist Shows Off His Skills

I can’t even come close to what he’s drawing, even using one hand and taking as much time as I need. Maybe if I traced it. Maybe. But even then, I’d find a way to mess it up. That’s no exaggeration. I’m really that bad. I find this sort of coordination incredible. It just seems a little unfair. I’ve admitted ...

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Interview: LEGO Artist Nathan Sawaya

LEGO master Nathan Sawaya should be no stranger to you. We’ve posted about several of his amazing projects, including his newest piece, a five-foot replica of a Blackberry Tour 9360. We were lucky enough to have the chance to delve into the brain of a true artistic genius. It’s not everyday you get to speak to a geek icon, so ...

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Foam Brings 3-D Modeling To Life

Doesn’t this photo sculpture by Canadian artist Susy Olivera look a lot like the papercrafts you can make yourself? It’s all polygonal as if it’s straight out of the Playstation One. Susy fashions these 3-D models together using photos and foam. The one shown above is called “Time is Never Wasted.” To me, it bears a resemblance to Alec Trevelyan ...

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TEXTile: Recycled Keyboard Keys Find Purpose Again

Jean Shin is pretty cool. First, we saw her bizarre melted wave of vinyl records (we hope no Journey vinyl was used.) Now, we’re taking a look at Jean Shin’s TEXTile, an interactive sculpture that’s comprised of 22,528 recycled keyboard keys that are fashioned in a way to make it appear as a tapestry. At its base is a customized ...

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Melted Vinyl Wave Caused By CDs

We’ve seen a lot of artists this month. From Nikki Cook‘s comics to Adam Stennett‘s oil paintings, we just can’t get enough! The latest to grace our inbox is Korean artist Jean Shin. The above picture is her sculpture called “Sound Wave,” which is made solely out of melted vinyl records to express the awareness of rising technology which renders ...

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The Portraitist Robot: Vincent VanBot

Sylvain Calinon’s creation, the Robotic Portrait Artist, has received a makeover. Check out its sweet new mustache and beret! It truly has the look of an artist. This bot is able to recognize human faces and extract relevant characteristics from them. Then, it draws portraits of captured images by converting them into vector art. The produced result is better than ...

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Your Brother’s Ink Is Mine! You Will Be Next

Would you buy someone’s tattoo off of them? No, I don’t mean pay for them to get the tattoo inked into their skin (or teeth), I mean pay for ownership of the ink that is already on their skin. This is probably the first case of selling of a tattoo while still on the owner’s body. Tim Steiner sold the ...

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Folks, We Have A Winner

The above picture shows Chris Gray’s winning truck tarp design that was selected for FREITAG’s Design-A-Truck Contest. Here’s one 18-wheeler that won’t settle for any gas station that isn’t the least bit artsy. Having trouble making out the design? Allow me: it’s a disproportional girl on a swing in sexy striped stockings. I think it won because of the stockings. ...

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The 10 Best Companies That Create Skateboard Deck Designs

Inventor Spot wrote up a list of 10 companies they feel create great skateboard deck designs. The companies listed are well known skateboard developers that focus on designs that are anything but ordinary. Element undoubtedly made the list, as well as a few of my other favorites such as Krooked and Baker. What really disappointed me about the list was ...

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