Tag Archives: etch-a-sketch

Etch-A-Sketch iPad Case

Now that I think about it, the iPad and the Etch-A-Sketch really do have similar dimensions. In fact, after further research, the dimensions are damn near identical, give or take an inch or two here or there. So I suppose an Etch-A-Sketch iPad Case really makes sense. Basically, you’re buying a $500 gadget and a $39 case in order to ...

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Exploded: The Anatomy of Everyday Objects

Adam Vorhees really loved biology class. When the day came around to dissect frogs, he was ready to jump out of his skin with excitement. So what if he’s a little creepy? Anatomy can be fascinating. Even for objects of the non-living variety. Vorhees’s Exploded photo set illustrates the anatomy of some everyday objects with intriguing results.

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Arduino-based Etch-A-Sketch

Using the graphical programming language Processing and an Arduino microcontroller, Trevor Shannon built himself a software-based Etch-A-Sketch. The Arduino reads the input from two potentiometers and then through a serial connection, lines are produced on a computer screen. Over time, the lines disappear, just like a real Etch-A-Sketch. A simple, yet intuitive way of using the Arduino to build a ...

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GTA IV Cover Art Made On An Etch-A-Sketch

More than a year ago we wrote about an artist who featured drawings made using only the super-retro Etch-A-Sketch. Sorry to Mr. Gagliardi. I mean, we love the fact that you have the awesomeness to feature the word “Gag” in your name, but this artist, who made a rendition of the Grand Theft Auto IV cover art on his Etch, ...

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