Tag: art

Jun 17, 2015

Machine Etches Digital Artworks Into Actual Canvases Using Lasers

Machine Etches Digital Artworks Into Actual Canvases Using Lasers

The speed of the lasers is remarkable to watch. The whole process takes just over two minutes!

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May 18, 2015

Recycled Animation Sequences from Famous Disney Films

Recycled Animation Sequences from Famous Disney Films

Rotoscoping was a technique Disney animators frequently used to recycle footage from older animated films. They would draw over existing animation cells to make new scenes with characters with similar designs, characteristics, and movements. This technique helped save time and money. You can also watch pt 2 embedded below. Movies featured: Sleeping Beauty, Beauty…

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Apr 20, 2015

Artist Transforms Watermelon Into Dragon’s Head

Artist Transforms Watermelon Into Dragon’s Head

Amazing timelapse shows Valeriano Fatica skilfully carve a watermelon into a dragon’s head.

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Apr 11, 2015

The Death of Socrates by Jacques-Louis David, a Video Case Study

The Death of Socrates by Jacques-Louis David, a Video Case Study

Gain a new appreciation for art as the Nerdwriter dissects Jacques-Louis David’s famous painting, The Death of Socrates (1787). For those interested, you can see the renowned work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (Gallery 614 – David and Neoclassicism).

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Apr 9, 2015

This Chameleon is Actually Two Body Painted Women

This Chameleon is Actually Two Body Painted Women

When they start to move, things get really interesting! The models were painted by award-winning, fine art body painter Johannes Stötter. Be sure to check out our previous posts on Johannes’ incredible artwork here and here.

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Apr 2, 2015

Ceramics Artist Recreates an 18th Century Puzzle Jug

Ceramics Artist Recreates an 18th Century Puzzle Jug

In this video Michelle Erickson recreates an 18th century puzzle jug from the permanent collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum.

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Mar 25, 2015

This Guy Built a Book Tank to Promote Literature

This Guy Built a Book Tank to Promote Literature

The “Weapon of Mass Instruction” drives the streets of Argentina, giving away free books to anyone that promises to read them. The modified 1979 Ford Falcon was built by Argentinian artist Raul Lemesoff in celebration of World Book Day, which was on 5 March 2015. The Book Tank is capable of carrying roughly 900…

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