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Monday: November 2, 2009

Thirty creative candle designs for your viewing pleasure.Thirty creative candle designs for your viewing pleasure.

No household is complete without a candle in the shape of cheese wedge. The chalkboard candles come in at a close second simply for their added functionality.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 8:03 AM | Tags (6) | candles | creative | cheese | household | wax | list |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 29, 2009

Eight brilliant examples of drinking straw art for you to gawk at.Eight brilliant examples of drinking straw art for you to gawk at.

Yes, it turns out that your drinking straws are a creative masterpiece just waiting to happen. Are you still using your straws for just drinking liquids? Live in the now.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 7:57 AM | Tags (7) | art | artsy | gallery | neat | photos | straws | webecoist |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 106 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 27, 2009

Photoblog: Plumbing Exploits
Plumbing Exploits

Posted in honor of my recent mishaps in the world of plumbing. This little shot was taken at the kid's museum over in Norwalk (Stepping Stones) which is in fact, fun for the whole family.

Location:

Norwalk, Connecticut

Posted to Photoblog filed in Artsy @ 3:47 PM | Tags (5) | artsy | macro | photoblog | photography | plumbing |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 21, 2009

Photoblog: Commuter Blur
Commuter Blur

Snapped while traveling home from work on the rarely photogenic Harlem line. I'm even more pleased with the fact that this shot came from my trusty iPhone.

Location:

Fleetwood, New York

Posted to Photoblog filed in Artsy @ 10:05 PM | Tags (7) | photoblog | artsy | photography | blur | commuter | work | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 16, 2009

Yes, multiple Rubik's Cubes can make for some awesome pixelated art.Yes, multiple Rubik's Cubes can make for some awesome pixelated art.

That version of the Mona Lisa displayed in the thumbnail only took 315 Rubik's Cubes to complete.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 7:42 AM | Tags (7) | art | artsy | pixelated | rubiks | cube | toys | neat |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 5, 2009

Have some extra paint chips laying around? Make some pixelated art.Have some extra paint chips laying around? Make some pixelated art.

Yes, pixelated artwork can make a fine addition to any home or office. You'll also need a reasonable amount of patience to pull it off. Good luck!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 7:44 AM | Tags (6) | art | chips | lifehacker | paint | pixels | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 28, 2009

An amazing collection of liquid art to feast your eyes upon.An amazing collection of liquid art to feast your eyes upon.

What better way to end your day than with a splash of liquidy-colorful goodness. These photos were shot by combining soundwaves with water-based paint using a mic-triggered camera. Wow.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 5:05 PM | Tags (8) | artsy | camera | colors | drops | macro | photos | time | water |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 51 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 23, 2009

Photoblog: Benched
Benched

A macro shot taken way back in 2007 from a certain Disney theme park, in a certain part of TomorrowLand, on a certain bench across from the Speedway. What can I say, I'm a Disney nerd.

Location:

Orlando, Florida

Posted to Photoblog filed in Artsy @ 4:49 PM | Tags (7) | photo | photoblog | macro | artsy | disney | fantasyland | bench |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 21, 2009

Twenty-five images recreated using food as the primary canvas.Twenty-five images recreated using food as the primary canvas.

Nothing screams fine art to me like the Mona Lisa done entirely in cabbage. Now I'm hungry.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 4:43 PM | Tags (6) | artsy | bacon | food | fruit | images | pictures |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 23 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 16, 2009

Yes, computer glitches can in fact make for some interesting art.Yes, computer glitches can in fact make for some interesting art.

Take a picture the next time your beloved computer crashes into oblivion. You might just be making art.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 8:37 AM | Tags (5) | art | artsy | computer | glitch | popsci |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

Photoblog: Ink Blots
Ink Blots

An artsy macro shot captured whilst splatter painting with the kids. Sure, the end result is a little dark and depressing but it's a nice contrast compared to the fun we were actually having throwing paint everywhere.

Location:

Eastchester, New York

Posted to Photoblog filed in Artsy @ 3:06 PM | Tags (7) | photos | photography | macro | ink | blot | blots | artsy |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 1, 2009

Photoblog: Queensboro Plaza
Queensboro Plaza

Slightly grainy shot taken with my trusty iPhone whilst waiting for 7 train back in July. I liked the perspective.

Location:

Queens, New York

Posted to Photoblog filed in Artsy @ 10:04 AM | Tags (6) | iphone | photoblog | photography | queens | queensboro | subway |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Seven photography projects to jumpstart your creativity.Seven photography projects to jumpstart your creativity.

An interesting set of ideas for shutterbugs (and other creative types) looking to do something a little different from the norm. I've always wanted to try to the 365 thing but laziness gets the better of me on day two.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Artsy @ 7:56 AM | Tags (5) | creativity | ideas | photography | photos | projects |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 47 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

Photoblog: Lego Landslide
Lego Landslide

Another macro shot of some interestingly-shaped Legos for your viewing pleasure.

Location:

Orlando, Florida

Posted to Photoblog filed in Artsy @ 11:11 AM | Tags (5) | macro | legos | photoblog | lego | landslide |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 19, 2009

Photoblog: Cicada Shell
Cicada Shell

A petrified shell of an insect that somehow decided to attach itself to one of my trees. Taken with my trusty Fujifilm Finepix, great little camera.

Location:

Eastchester, New York

Posted to Photoblog filed in Artsy @ 8:27 PM | Tags (7) | photoblog | photography | macro | cicada | bug | tree | shell |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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