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Artist Tom Galle Turns Recognizable Corporate Logos Into Weapons

NYC-based Internet artist/digital creative Tom Galle has recently started a new project which we are pretty confident it is going to catch on with the Internet. Entitled “Corp Gear,” this new project is a collection of weapons fashioned out of corporate logos. As you can see from the images, Galle has done a brilliant job in turning iconic corporate logos that we are familiar with into weapons. The collection, which only started earlier this month, so far saw Galle turning Nike very recognizable Swoosh logo into a blade (‘Nike Knife’), McDonald’s iconic Golden Arches into a brass knuckleduster (‘McDonalds Brass Knuckles’), Facebook’s blue ‘F’ branding into a crowbar (‘Facebook Crowbar’), and Mercedes-Benz’s pointed star into Shuriken, AKA ninja star (‘Mercedes Ninja Star’). Continue reading Artist Tom Galle Turns Recognizable Corporate Logos Into Weapons

3D Artist Turns Strangers Into Pixar-style 3D Cartoon Characters

These days, 3D animation’s realism is rather over-the-top and by ‘over-the-top’, we do mean in an awesome way. It is so freaking realistic that sometimes, it almost blur the line between what’s animation and what’s not. That is the immersion part doing the trick. Can you imagine a person who looks exactly like Elsa from Walt Disney’s Frozen in real life? I bet it will freak you out. So, nope. However, if you have ever wonder what real-life people may look like in as 3D cartoon characters, well, wonder no more cos’ 3D artist Lance Phan, who specializes in modelling characters, will show you exactly how with Pixar-style 3D cartoon characters based on real people. Continue reading 3D Artist Turns Strangers Into Pixar-style 3D Cartoon Characters

Artist Show You How To Use A Power Drill To Create Interesting Animation

Stop-motion animations are impressive work of art that are tedious to produce. It is surely more difficult to make over the now common CGI animation, but Los Angeles-based curious maker/artist Federico Tobon managed to achieve a simple stop-motion sequence with just a handful of hand drawn images and a power drill. What he did was putting together a sequence of images he drew into a reel of sort and slapped it into the chuck of a power drill. By triggering the power drill, the once motionless series of hand drawn images come to live. Continue reading Artist Show You How To Use A Power Drill To Create Interesting Animation

VisualSonic Is Wall Art Bluetooth Speaker System Made Very Affordable

Most enjoy music, but not all music lovers adore the idea of having speakers cluttering their living. The truth is, humans learn to live with unsightly speakers and to this end, we sort of accept as it is. If you want none of it, there are quite a few solutions out there, including the likes of Soundwall ($1,050+), Basswall (£599+), and the more upmarket Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Shape ($4,200+) we saw a few months back. As you can see, the price of having music without obvious speakers is not cheap, but then came along Digital Oasis Limited, a young Hong Kong company that smashes all of the aforementioned offerings with an incredibly priced wall art Bluetooth speaker system called VisualSonic (no relation to ViewSonic or whatsoever). Continue reading VisualSonic Is Wall Art Bluetooth Speaker System Made Very Affordable

These Intricately Folded Paper Classic Cameras Are Absolutely Awesome!

Believe it or not, what you are seeing at accurately represented nostalgia classic cameras folded from paper. Yep. Paper. Papers when in the hands of skilled artistic like Seoul-based Lee Jihee can be turned into wonderful masterpieces. Obviously, these camera sculptures may not look like the real deal, but the clever use of bright colors like hot red, tangy orange and turquoise, for examples, helps detract them from the less-than-straight edges. Here’s the concept behind: Continue reading These Intricately Folded Paper Classic Cameras Are Absolutely Awesome!

Drew Struzan’s E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Edition Prints Mark E.T.’s 35 Years

Calling out to fans of Steven Spielberg’s iconic sci-fi/drama E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982, Universal Pictures), if you are in the market for more E.T. collectibles, well, here it is: the E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Edition Print as penned by artist Drew Struzan, released to mark the movie’s 35th anniversary. Fans who aren’t already aware, Universal Studios will be screening this beloved Spielberg’s masterpiece at The Roxy Hotel Theatre in New York. Continue reading Drew Struzan’s E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Edition Prints Mark E.T.’s 35 Years

Millennium Falcon Violin Makes For A Vibrant Conversational Piece

If Han Solo plays violin, it will probably look like this Custom Millennium Falcon Violin. However, it will probably have strings on it which this sculpture here does not have. Then again, in a galaxy far, far away, they probably need no strings to make music because, sci-fi. Or perhaps, it is powered by miniature SRB42 sunlight engines, heavily modified, of course, which explains the blue LED glow it has at the bottom side of the lower bout. With the galaxy so massive, it is hard to imagine what kind of tech they have. This earthly creation by Etsy seller Richard Symon’s Art, on the other hand, is not loaded with mysterious galactic tech and therefore it will not create any harmonious notes even if you are Vanessa Mae of the galaxy far, far away because of the obvious lack of strings. Continue reading Millennium Falcon Violin Makes For A Vibrant Conversational Piece

How To Fold An Origami Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter. Yes! It’s Possible!

Believe it or not, it is possible to fold a Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter out of a single piece of square paper. I know right. Considering how complicated a X-Wing is, you’d be forgiven for being skeptical that it is even possible, but as it turns it, you can actually do that. Well, that’s the wonder of origami, my friends. It seems like nothing is quite impossible with a sheet of paper when in the hands of everyday geniuses like origami enthusiast Joe who also run a YouTube channel aptly called How To Origami. Joe posted a video with detailed instruction on how to fold an origami em>Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter to go with a detailed written instruction on Instructables. Continue reading How To Fold An Origami Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter. Yes! It’s Possible!

Japanese Artist Sharpened A MacBook Air, Used It To Cut Through An Apple

Apple MacBook Air is super thin. With the thinnest edge measuring a scant 0.11 inch (0.3 cm), it almost feel like a knife capable of slicing and cutting, and it actually could. However, it can’t really do it cleanly and without the laptop closed. Wait. Actually it kind of can, as proven by Japanese artist Shimabuku. The artist deliberately sharpened the already thin edge of a MacBook Air with a sharpening stone manually, and affixed it onto a wooden handle, creating an image of a knife (or axe, if you will, but it looks more like a chopper to us). Continue reading Japanese Artist Sharpened A MacBook Air, Used It To Cut Through An Apple

This Revolutionary Tattoo Contains Audio Playable Using A Smartphone

There are many reasons why people chose to have tattoos and not surprisingly, remembrance ranks high on the list. Remembering someone, or paying tribute to a person you love or respect, by inking his or her portrait on the skin seems like the closest thing someone can do, but one company is taking this ‘in memory of’ thing to a whole new level. Skin Motion has developed a new tattoo method like you have never seen, or more correctly hear, before. This revolutionary tattoo, aptly called Soundwave tattoo, goes beyond visual remembrance; it lets you playback up to a minuted of pre-recorded audio using an app on your smartphone. Continue reading This Revolutionary Tattoo Contains Audio Playable Using A Smartphone