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Altered thrift store art: Some personal faves

Altered thrift store art: Some personal faves
Unknown, via Reddit. Banksy, via Flickr user goldenticket. It’s a simple idea: Find some bad art, whether original or a print, for a song at a thrift store, then modify it to make, if not “better art,” then at least something that’s more entertaining to look at. (Is it the same thing? Yeah, that sounds like a productive argument.) Anyway. Etsy seller loudxmouse. Banksy, via Flickr user Darrell Godliman. Reportedly Banksy, via Reddit. Banksy, via Flickr user poly_mnia. Banksy, via Flickr user SteeveeGee. Woodgill at Monocol’s Etsy shop. Did I miss a good one? Related Related:  More Projects2000's Paintings

You Have Just Been Poisoned Step #1: Clean bottom of glass PrevNext Moisten a paper towel with rubbing alcohol and wipe the bottom of the glass squeaky clean. Step #7: Verify that the etch is complete When the glass is completely dry, hold it up to the light and inspect the etch closely to verify that you haven't missed any spots.If there are flaws in the etching, simply reapply etching cream and rinse as in steps 5 and 6.Repeat until the etch is complete to your satisfaction. Mine did not need any retouching. Paintings of Roland Tamago Sailboat Whale and Rocket Shark – The wonderful world of Roland Tamago I just discovered the amazing world of Roland Tamayo, a universe full of Sailboat Whale and Rocket Shark. Between painting and drawing, this artist from California also created art work for video games like Ratchet & Clank. via superpunch

Father's Day Crafts Countdown: Comic Wallet Because you still have time to knock out a few Father's Day crafts before Sunday... Levi Brown, ReadyMade Every father has a secret place in his heart for Wonder Woman. But, you're not limited to the awesome heroine if you decide to undertake this easy idea for making a wallet from a comic book. The following tutorial calls for just folding, but you can reinforce the stress points (at the short ends of the wallet) with a line of stitching. Can't get enough Father's Day crafts? And for a more advanced Father's Day craft, watch this....

Hsin-Yao Tseng's paintings of San Francisco The talent of this guy is amazing! Hsin-Yao Tseng – artists who managed to get a bachelor’s degree at the Academy of Fine Arts in San Francisco. His talent surprises, soft colors and shades make his paintings breathe. Hsin-Yao Tseng is apparently in love with San Francisco.

Antique Light Bulb Organ - MIDI/OSC Controlled Create your own antique light bulb organ to add nostalgic ambiance to any midi instrument! 12 light bulbs correspond to the 12 notes in an octave (minus the octave note). The rectangular box unfolds to position the light bulbs vertically for display, while at the same time providing a platform for the keyboard in use. Playing a note on the keyboard directly via midi, or through the usb port illuminates the light bulb for a particular key. Releasing the note, releases the key. Pedal presses are also recognized and keep the bulb maintained. The light organ was built for and is currently in use by the band Future Dancing , see the video below to see it in action! Future Dancing - Telling Stories from Future Dancing on Vimeo.

The Cut & Layered Paintings of Bruce Wilhelm Paintings by Bruce Wilhelm. Upcycled NOW Watch--Picture Frame on Your Wrist! A friend of mine saw this "always exactly accurate" watch online for $50 and asked me "do you think we could make this out of an old watch?" This classy upcycled watch will inspire you to seize the day and fight any procrastinating spirit. "When should I ask that cute girl out on a date?" NOW. "I really should study for my test, but..." Stop procrastinating; NOW is the time! Even if you are not interested in making your wrist say "NOW," this instructable will show you how to turn your old, broken watches into wearable wrist picture frames.

The Playful Paintings of Eric Joyner

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