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97-year old Hal Lasko makes very detailed digital paintings using Microsoft Paint, which was introduced to him in the late 90s. Despite being partially blind and deaf, Hal still paints up to 10 hours a day. Buy his prints here.
While we still ponder how we managed to draw a cube that one time in art class sophomore year, Chris Carlson impresses with this 3D chalk art time lapse of Donkey Kong versus Escher; bonus stop-motion scene included.
We’re not sure why you’d want to, but if you ever needed a comprehensive yet compact list of humanity’s ills, check out this table by UK-based art studio Dorothy. It tabulates “85 of the worst elements of humankind.”
While most typographic posters are of inspirational or motivational quotes, Lauren Hom honors the little lies and excuses we make every now and then. Buy prints and merch on Society6. Find out how she makes them here.
(Link NSFW) Phil Mimms aka HMN ALNS likes to draw popular anime characters in flashy street clothes. He’s drawn characters from Naruto, Slam Dunk and Dragon Ball Z. You can buy his merch on Red Bubble.
A coffee table book by James Mollison. From 2004 to 2007, Mollison went to concerts and requested the attendees who emulated the look of their idols to pose for pictures. A few more shots at All That is Interesting.
Philippe Pasqua’s giant Tyrannosaurus Rex sculpture is contributing to the contemporary art that sits along the Seine River in Paris, France. The 12′ tall, 21′ long structure is composed of 350 molded chromed aluminum bones.
Breaths from the band members of Travis bring a projected animation to life in this entirely appropriate video for Moving, the second single off of their upcoming album Where You Stand. The album drops 8/19/13.
We’ve seen what Super Mario Bros. is like in 3D, but what if the game’s graphics were replaced by high definition illustrations? That’s exactly what JoÃ£o Victor G. Costa did. The awesome end result looks a bit like Braid.
Sculptor Anthony Howe made a series of hypnotizing kinetic sculptures. They’re made so that even a slight breeze would make them move and reveal their true form. They’re like alien beacons of peace. More on YouTube.
Alex Trochut made unique posters of famous electronic musicians, including James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem and Four Tet. Each poster has two images: one that appears in light and another that appears in the dark.
Neil Steven’s poster collection was inspired by 80s cassette tapes, with their sober typography and color palettes mixed with indecipherable marketing blurbs that only engineers would appreciate. Brings you back, doesn’t it?
If you think you’re a great doodler, check out artist Vince Low’s Faces. It’s a series of celebrity portraits that Low made out of seemingly random swirls and lines that overlap to form detailed faces.
One of the more unusual Kickstarter projects out there, OMG Jellyfish aims to make 5-foot-tall bouncy, illuminated puppets inspired by the awe-inspiring sea creaturs, but made from lycra and nylon with LED lighting inside.
Cross-section images of bullets and other ammunition. Photographer Sabine Pearlman was intrigued by the beauty that can be found within these destructive items. Keep an eye on her Facebook page for limited edition prints.
Graffiti artist Sofles lets loose in an abandoned and dilapidated building as the equally talented Selina Miles of Unity Sound & Visual documents his work in progress. One of the most creative time-lapse videos we’ve ever seen.
Photographer FlÃ³ra Borsi always wondered what the models behind abstract paintings must have looked like. So the Hungarian artist sat down with Photoshop to envision these odd looking subjects. Editions and prints available here.
Composer Joseph Bertolozzi is working on a composition created by harvesting sounds made by using the varied surfaces of the Eiffel Tower as percussive instruments. He also hopes to coordinate a live performance at some point.
Michael Birken made a software algorithm that creates pixel art while also being a form of pixel art unto itself. Using a modified version of Tetris, the algorithm draws images while actually playing the game. More here.
John Merritt loves to make odd wooden trinkets in his spare time. Some of his works include a chain made out of a toothpick and the mind-blowing balls-within-boxes-within-a-box that he carved out of a single piece of wood.