Monthly Archives: March 2012

Etch-A-Sketch Turns A Negative Into A Positive

Kudos to the Ohio Art (Etch-A-Sketch) Company for having Team Detroit quickly turn their random political mention into a well-executed ad campaign. Coming soon: blue models for the Dems. Genius. http://news.yahoo.com/etch-sketch-launches-ad-campaign-185100178.html http://www.adweek.com/adfreak/etch-sketch-declares-itself-apolitical-new-ads-139270 Advertisements

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Magical Green Screen

I know that green screen is utilized a lot in movies/tv/news, but I had no idea it was used THIS much.  I have a new level of appreciation for the actors talking to green walls and making it all seem … Continue reading

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Real Clouds INSIDE A Gallery

I can’t believe I missed this from 2010- Cloud art from New Zealand artist, Berndnaut Smilde: http://www.projectprobe.net/probe/6 (check out the video) Here’s some more info: http://www.itsnicethat.com/articles/berndnaut-smilde http://www.berndnaut.nl/works.htm

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Google Challenges Advertising Old-Timers To Recreate Their Famous Ads For Today

Google’s Project Re Brief I LOVE the respect the Google folks are giving the older ad peeps, and the insight into both processes. Watch the project’s introductory trailer- Watch the Coca-Cola Hilltop Re-Do

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Texas-Born Artist Makes Her Mark, One Chalkboard At A Time

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203458604577265453430025274.html

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Ant Colony Timelapse Inside A Scanner

This would work well as a NIN music video. link via kottke

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Dallas Calatrava Bridge Celebration

Dallas had a celebration today for a new bridge that connects Downtown to the under-developed West Dallas. It’s called “The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge,” but it was designed by Spanish architect Frank Calatrava. They had all sorts of music, parades, … Continue reading

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