The world of graphic design has been expanding exponentially over the last couple of decade when it comes to empowering designers with amazing tools. One that has never really grown out of its simplistic niche is MS Paint. Just because it’s simple doesn’t mean that it can’t be powerful in the right hands. In this… Continue reading 98-year-old uses MS Paint to bring his art alive
One of the most appealing aspects of science fiction is that it allows us to take a peek into the future through the imagination of the writers and producers of books, movies, and television shows. Some of them are far-fetched… or at least they seem that way at the time. Others turn out to be… Continue reading Sci-Fi tech that turned out to be pretty accurate
It’s a digital age. The worlds of advertising, branding, and art are all flooded with creative people trying to make their mark in the realm of graphic design. How can one tell whether they have what it takes to join this world? In the flowchart below by Sikich, the answer to that question becomes a… Continue reading Do you have what it takes to be a graphic designer?
In recent years, the popularity of SteamPunk seems to have lost its steam a bit in popular culture, but those who still love the mix of modern technological insights with 19th century style and sensibilities hold to the fictional beautification of society as if it were a full-blown movement. As art forms go, SteamPunk is… Continue reading 14 amazing steampunk keyboards
Usually, the folks over at Minute Physics put out some pretty thought-provoking information in their series of quick scientific videos. In this case, the science applied is relatively worthless, but that doesn’t make it any less cool. Mythbusters tackled the question of whether or not you stay most dry (or rather, least wet) by walking… Continue reading Pointless science about walking or running in the rain
Just try and tell us tech doesn’t go hand-in-hand with art (you can’t). And while technology shrinks, so too does the art inspired by it. Take American artist Yuri Zupancic, for example, who has taken to painting miniature masterpieces onto discarded microchips using brushes made of his own eyelashes (wow). Rarely measuring in at even… Continue reading Technology to Art: The Microchip Paintings of Yuri Zupancic
In what could be the next great evolution in artistic appreciation, Google has decided that all of those wonderful pieces you see in art museums should be viewable by anyone who has the desire to do so. With the power of gigapixel photo technology and the cooperation of several art galleries around the world, Google… Continue reading Google Brings Art Galleries To The Web
One could argue that it takes latte art up five levels. In this video by rnzohar, the concept of putting drinkable images on the foam of your latte or cappuccino goes well beyond flowers and seashells. While not the first mechanical “java printer” it is definitely the most detailed that we’ve seen. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48djp3qW16g[/youtube] For non-coffee-drinkers,… Continue reading Coffee Printer Takes Latte Art to the Next Level
I’m gonna spare you the obvious ‘eyes in the back of your head’ joke, except for this sentence, where I make reference to the joke I didn’t just make. But I swear, that’s it. The ‘guy’ to which the headline is referring is Mr. Wafaa Bilal, an assistant profressor of photography at NYU, and the… Continue reading Guy Installs Camera Into The Back of His Head In the Name of Art
Illustrator James Gurney has found a prototype of Apple’s next big release: the iBox. This is big, guys. I can’t say anything that James can’t say better than I can, and since he’s the maker of this discovery, I’ll let him have the floor. Look what someone accidentally left in a laundromat in Italy—a working… Continue reading Another Apple Prototype Leaked: the iBox!!