Category Archives: [fine art]

My Favorite Art Memory as a Child

My Grandfather wasn’t a famous artist. He was a retired store owner/Navy pilot that happened to enjoy expressing himself creatively on the side. I’m realizing now that his connection with Nature has been a huge influence in my work. As … Continue reading

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Colorblindness-Correcting Glasses From 2AI Labs

self portrait by artist, Adam Fenton 2AI Labs focuses their research on “cognition and perception in humans and machines.” Out of this research, they created glasses that can help the colorblind artist to “see” colors otherwise unavailable before by enhancing … Continue reading

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Vik Muniz Uses The Camera I Want To Use Sooooo Bad!

This is super cool. Vik Muniz etched a castle into a grain of sand. Jimi Hendrix would be so proud….   http://www.designboom.com/art/vik-muniz-marcelo-coelho-microscopic-castles-on-sand-03-28-2014/ (Good BTS video, too)

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Dirty Car Art- This Needs To Catch On!

Way better than “WASH ME!” http://enpundit.com/car-turned-canvas-a-collection-of-the-best-dirty-car-art/  

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Our Moon, The Art Gallery

I can’t believe I never learned about this in any of my art (or science!) classes. This is an incredible story of a sculpture that was placed on our Lunar surface, many moons (pun intended) ago… http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/12/sculpture_on_the_moon_paul_van_hoeydonck_s_fallen_astronaut.html  

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Car Paints Portraits, Technique Dependant Upon Driving Style

I certainly don’t think this is something we NEED, but it sure is cool! http://designtaxi.com/news/361695/Lexus-Unveils-A-One-Of-A-Kind-Car-That-Sketches-Your-Portrait-As-You-Drive/

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Match Made In Heaven (Mother+Daughter Illustrations)

Beautiful collaboration between Mica Angela Hendricks and her 4 year old daughter.  What fun memories they must now have. Read the article here:  http://designtaxi.com/news/360341/An-Illustrator-Collaborates-With-Her-4-Year-Old-Daughter-To-Draw-Great-Doodles/ Buy prints here: http://society6.com/micaangela Read her blog about this project here: http://busymockingbird.com/2013/08/27/collaborating-with-a-4-year-old/

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