Month: August 2005

robot art on ebay

Travis Smith likes to make paintings of robots and sell them on ebay. His ebay id is travgator. As of today, he only has two paintings available. Just another ebay artist to keep an eye on. His website is mrpurty.com. More cool robot paintings there.

bubble gum art

This guy makes portraits out of chewed bubble gum. Here’s what his site says:Each Gum Blonde is 100% chewed bubblegum on a plywood backing. No paint or dye is used. The colour is inherent to the gum – the mixing of colour takes place inside the mouth during chewing using an endless variety of flavours …

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your very own DNA in artform

You can buy a print of your DNA structure from dna11.com I guess you provide a sample of saliva somehow. Their FAQ says, “Do you only accept saliva for your collection process? Yes. Please follow the directions that are included in your collection kit.” The DNA structures are giclee prints on archival-quality canvas 18 x …

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you can buy wood on ebay

I was surfing through ebay and I discovered that you can buy wood on ebay. I’ve just started making some paintings on plywood of a bunch of figures from the civil war era (I have about 27 sketched and drawn in Adobe Illustrator). I may reconsider using plain jane plywood. A lot of this wood …

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neat keepsake

Turnyourhead.com “will perserve you or your loved one’s portrait in beautiful cherry, maple, or walnut”. neat concept. They charge $150. There’s directions on the site on how to submit photos. Or you could just go out and spend $500 on a lathe and make your own. Lathes are fun. I played with them a little …

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nice illustrations

juliewest.com features a very nice conture-esque illustration style. The main sections are “portfolio” and “sketchbook”, both of which are very easy to navigate.