Category: art & photography

The 6 Myths Of Creativity When you read this remember that these are the Myths. Article based on a research project based on 12,000 daily journal entries of 238 people working on creative projects in companies. No Picassos here, apparently, but still interesting information. Photo courtesy of Ian Schneider via Unsplash. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

How To Recognize An Artist’s Work For The Uncultured Man The uncultured man, or woman for that matter, might be artistically enlightened by this “artful” piece, but the sophisticated dude or dame, as you undoubtedly are, will get more than a few chuckles out of these descriptions of great artists’ work. Complete with examples of […]

Steal Like an Artist Steal Like an Artist, by Austin Kleon, looks like a book worth looking at. The project started as a talk based on a list of 10 things the writer wished he had heard when he was starting out. This list itself is valuable advice: TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Making useless machines – Bryan Cera – TEDxUWMilwaukee. How about a game of “Pung,” the name being a combination of Pong and Sung. It looks like Pong but the game is equipped with two microphones. Players raise and lower the paddles by raising and lowering the frequency of their voices. How about a robot that […]

Japanese One Stroke Dragon Art Not exactly one stroke. True there is one long stroke to make the body but the details are accomplished by multiple strokes. Just warning you so you don’t waste 4 minutes and blame me. The finished dragon is pretty dang cool. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

They Call Me Grandma Techno Grandma Techno travels to Beirut, deals with stress by ignoring it, gets down at music festivals, takes pictures, she’s an artist, and can’t walk. She gets around with a mobility scooter, even dances by hanging on to the scooter handlebar, although her feet don’t move. She’s definitely a feisty old […]

Walking City: An Evolving Video Sculpture Morphs in Response to Architecture In this 8-minute digital animation the simple act of walking continually and slowly morphs from a blocky form into successive shapes of varying degrees of fluidity. It’s better to watch than to read a description of it, so Watch. [via: colossal] TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Chrystal Turntable from Brian Lilla on Vimeo. Sculptor Evan Holm is at it again with a turntable driving a speaker that has an attached stylus with ink dripping on it, paper being drawn by to . . . . Aw, just look at the video. Holm is one creative artist, for sure. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

The New French Hacker-Artist Underground If you’re into stolen maps, art, picking locks to forbidden places, a code name like UX, a secret workshop, an underground private cinema, clandestine film festivals in government basements, the tunnels beneath Paris, and among other things, the Pantheon where the remains of France’s most cherished citizens are housed, and […]

Whenever anyone shows me a Submerged Turntable That Plays Perfectly, I often revert to Capital Letters. Holy Poop, I say. Sculptor Evan Holm created this art installation, and installed it, at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. If you want to see how he moved the installation from his studio and installed it in […]