3D printed book of bas relief from Art Institute of Chicago


Tom Burtonwood sez, "I have just published Folium, a 3D printed book of bas relief from the Art Institute of Chicago; it's posted to thingiverse for download: 12 pages, 9 scans featuring works of art spanning over 2000 years, from the Ancient Egyptians to Louis Sullivan department store decorations."

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Multi-layered, laser-cut art and jewelry


Mtomsky's laser-cut art runs a gamut, from sweet, modest brooches like the $20.70 woodland squirrel to larger, more ambitious sculptural pieces from the wonderful mounted fish ($290); to massive spectacular pieces like the Warm Welcome ($580) and the hugely ambitious Deep Slumber ($4041).

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The Complete Zap Comix: a new boxed set

In November, our friends at Last Gasp will publish a sumptuous boxed set of The Complete Zap Comix, the series born in 1968 that launched the careers of R. Crumb, Robert Williams, S. Clay Wilson, Gilbert Shelton, Paul Mavrides, Victor Moscoso, Spain Rodriguez, and the entire culture of underground comix. Far fucking out.

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Room tiled with worn keyboard keys


Sarah Frost's 2010 "QWERTY" installation at NYC's PPOW gallery was a pair of beautiful, overwhelming walls of keyboard keys, shrived from the keyboards and tiled from floor to ceiling.

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Bodypainted models blend perfectly into New York City

Triny Merry's bodypainting camouflage is incredible, like a CGI effect, but carried out with paint. The (pricey!) limited edition prints are for sale here.

New York City Camouflage

(via Asylum Art)

Tripping on Hollywood: We Buy Your Kids' psychotronic movie posters

Australian psychedelic designers We Buy Your Kids turn their third eye to science fiction and cult movie posters for a mind-bending new gallery show.

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Hello: eBoy - massive compendium of the premier isometric pixel illustrator group

eBoy is the name of a collective of four German artists who excel at drawing robots, blocky people and animals, cacophonous cityscapes, and weird weapons, machinery, and vehicles in the style of old video games.

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Sabato Visconti's glitch art

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"You could say it's like torturing an image," says glitch image artist Sabato Visconti. Over at Medium's re:form, Doug Bierend writes about glitch art.

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Incredible curious creatures of string and glue

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Caitlin T. McCormack creates astonishing specimens like these from cotton string and glue.

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How to Get a Figurine Produced in China and Not Lose Your Shirt

Jared Zichek decided to make his own, and says you can, too.

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Affecting sculpture about our relationship to technology


Soheyl Bastami's Extreme: an Iranian sculptor's beautiful and trenchant take on our relationship to technology.

(via Super Punch)

WATCH: instructional doodling videos

Do you really need instructions on how to doodle? Sure! Shoobeedoodling's YouTube videos are inspiring and fun to watch. He has a soothing voice and excellent technique. I wish he'd post more frequently.

Goth-Icky: vintage monster art, selected by MST3K's Mike Nelson


In 2005, MST3K's Mike Nelson published Goth-Icky: A Macabre Menagerie of Morbid Monstrosities, part of the Pop Ink series -- it's a gorgeous graphic tour of four-color monster art that were pulled from the archives of the Charles S. Anderson Design Company.

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New James Jean print from Pressure Printing

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Painter James Jean and astounding artisans Pressure Printing teamed up on this beauty, "Tiger III," only available until 7:59am PDT tomorrow, and future offerings coming to Jean's online shop.

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Jim – A collection of Jim Woodring’s non-Frank comics work, starring “Jim”


The inimitable cartoonist and toy designer, Jim Woodring, is best known for his wordless comic books about Frank, a funny animal who lives in the Unifactor, an imaginary world filled with Hindu symbolism and nightmarish creatures that are beyond good and evil.

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