Japanese artist Ipnot creates incredibly realistic fabric food and other items using embroidery techniques.
If you're interested in making pixel art for games, websites, or just for fun, but don't know how to get started, this video has useful tips. The key takeaway: when designing characters use a 16×16 grid and frequently zoom out to see what it will actually look like. That last tip reminds me of something… READ THE REST
Nowness presents an art film starring a professional scorpion handlers and several of her venomous charges. As part of our new series of moving-image premieres, Nowness Experiments, we welcome French filmmaker and visual artist Marc Johnson to the screen. Inspired by a philosophical Chinese poem about a man dreaming of being a butterfly, Marc Johnson… READ THE REST
James Grashow explains his philosophy behind setting his cardboard Bernini out in the elements to be washed away in this clip from a documentary on his work. Grashow ended up spending four years making the sculpture. Fun fact: Grashow also did a lot of cover art in his youth, like this lovely work for Jethro… READ THE REST
Fidget toys are made for relieving anxiety and stress, but there's a very ephemeral quality to finding fidget toys that actually do the job. Many are just clutter on your desk or can even be just kind of annoying. But the best ones slip into your hand almost unconsciously, providing a very soothing tactility and… READ THE REST
With the announcement of the iPhone 12 just a few days ago, everybody is assessing their smartphone needs and making the big decision about upgrading. While the smartphone may be at the heart of these latest tech questions, it's probably also a good time to give your entire Apple device collection a once over and… READ THE REST
It's no newsflash to say the world is full of entertainment options. Heck, just restricting yourself to the digital universe, there are hundreds, even thousands of ways to learn new skills, improve your life, and yes, just relax and veg out on videos whenever you like. But with that many options for entertaining yourself, where… READ THE REST