First: watch the video. Japanese artist Riusuke Fukahori paints three-dimensional goldfish using a complex process of poured resin. The fish are painted meticulously, layer by layer, the sandwiched slices revealing slightly more about each creature, similar to the function of a 3D printer. I really enjoy the rich depth of the pieces and the optical illusion aspect, it’s such an odd process that results in something that’s both a painting and sculptural. Wonderful.
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Author's Note: The Egg is also available in the following languages: The Egg By: Andy Weir You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless.
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Out guest cartoonist today is Aaron Renier. His first graphic novel, the all-ages Spiral Bound , was my favorite book from the 2005 Comic Con. (Alex Robinson was signing my copy of Box Office Poison when he booktalked it to me (Aaron was sitting quietly beside him.)) When Aaron's follow up book, last year's magical pirate adventure The Unsinkable Walker Bean arrived in the mail, my daughter and I put aside the books we were reading together and tore through it. It's excellent, and reminds me of the work of my favorite French comics writers ( Sfar , Trondheim , Blain ). And now he's written a comic for US!
Using knives, tweezers and surgical tools, Brian Dettmer carves one page at a time. Nothing inside the out-of-date encyclopedias, medical journals, illustration books, or dictionaries is relocated or implanted, only removed. Dettmer manipulates the pages and spines to form the shape of his sculptures.
The Egg By: Andy Weir You were on your way home when you died.
Imagine this: It’s 1976 and you’re dating a man named Rick. He has a mustache and owns at least one reindeer sweater. High off of reading The Easter Parade and The Great Santini , he’s all pumped up to write the next great American novel but, to make ends meet, he’s currently working for Hallmark.
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