Posts Tagged ‘Art’

“Kiwi” a fun little animation

June 17, 2009

This is one little flightless bird that has spent a lifetime trying to finally fly.  What happens to the Kiwi in the end?

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The Barrel-Monster, while awesome, results in criminal charges for its creator

June 14, 2009

JUNE 12–A North Carolina man is facing criminal charges for creating an amusing piece of public art from construction barrels. Joseph Carnevale, 21, was nabbed Wednesday after a Raleigh Police Department investigation determined that he was responsible for the work (seen below) constructed May 31 on a roadway adjacent to North Carolina State University. Carnevale, pictured in the mug shot at right, was charged with misdemeanor larceny for allegedly building his orange monster from materials pilfered from a construction site. According to an arrest warrant, Carnevale “destroyed three road blocking barrels by cutting and screwing them together to form a statue.” Police estimated that Carnevale’s artwork caused $360 in damages to Hamlett Associates, the North Carolina construction company that owned the barrels. Carnevale is scheduled for a July 21 court appearance in Wake County. (2 pages)

Image and story via The Smoking Gun

“Deadline” is the best stop-motion short film you’ll see today

June 11, 2009

Extreme sheep LED art

March 18, 2009

Sent in by Mikey

The result of predators and prey sharing a bottle of tequila.

January 14, 2009

Worth 1000 runs some excellent Photoshop contests. See some user-submitted entries to the latest contest:

“Predator and Prey-When predators and their prey get a little too friendly.”

Check out the rest of the entries here.

“100 and one faces”

January 4, 2009

Cooool.

Thanks to Chip Dogg.

Watch as Voltron comes to life on an oil canvas

December 8, 2008

Watch as artist Robert Burden paints Voltron on an 11 ft. x 7 ft. canvas. Check out more of Burden’s art at his official website.

A fairly creepy Obama portrait.

November 19, 2008

I’m not sure what to make of this. Obama has the world in his forehead? This work seems to be serious in its adoration of Obama, unlike my favorite parody of him and his uber-supporters, All Hail Lord Obama the Messiah. This exceedingly creepy Obama picture done by an artist named Alex Grey. You can check out the full creative process at Grey’s official website.

Via our favorite blog the Great White North, the Western Standard’s Shotgun.

Sand animation of animals

August 28, 2008

This probably took some time.

20 pieces of Geek art

July 15, 2008

Check out WebUrbanist.com for more examples of creative geek stuff.