Holy fuck this is so well made, I wish I had a camera with video capability
These Pictures Were Drawn Using A Human Eyeball. Incredible.
Francis Tsai is a concept artist who has worked for companies like Rockstar, EA and Eidos. Sadly, as we told you last month, Tsai was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s Disease in 2010, and the condition has slowly taken away his ability to draw.
First he lost the use of his hands, so he learned to draw with his feet; when that was taken away, he promised to learn how to rig up a computer so he could draw with his eyes. Well, Francis’ sister emailed us today to let us know these experiments have been a success.
The pictures you’re seeing here were drawn by Francis using only his eyeballs. Using Tobii’s “eye-gazing” technology, plugged into drawing programs Sketchup and GIMP, Tsai has been able to create these four images using nothing but the motion of his eyeballs. I’m at a loss for words.
You can purchase prints of these from Francis’ store, with all proceeds going towards funding his medical care.article [x]
Working on a miniature scale, Japanese artist Takanori Aiba creates bonzai tree houses that tower at impossible heights. The artist uses resin, epoxy, plastics, acrylic paint and a multitude of other materials to craft these multi-level sculptures. His works invite the viewer to imagine the potential inhabitants of these strange dwellings. Take a look at some photos of Takanori Aiba’s works below, all images copyright TOKYO GOOD IDEA Development Institute Co., Ltd. MORE: http://hifructose.com/2013/02/01/takanori-aibas-towering-bonsai-architecture/
“Similarly, MoMA and other museums once drew strict lines between insider and outsider because they were beset by accusations that modern art could be made by disturbed people and untrained artists. Thus “outsider art” had to be left out in the cold, out of fear. Those embattled borders are long gone; the wars were all won. Museums: I say it’s time for you to set aside these old chauvinisms. There are no more excuses. You’re on the wrong side of history. Your definitions of art are reductive and insular where they need to be inclusive and expansive. You’ve hit a wall. Change — or wither with your prejudices and die a slow death.” -Jerry Saltz (via)
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Ransom & Mitchell, Hi-Fructose favorites
Super excited to be a part of this show. :)
We are pleased to announce Ransom & Mitchell as “Temperance” || www.tarotunderoath.com
Ransom & Mitchell (formerly known as Purebred) is a still + motion creative team in San Francisco featuring the combined talents of director - dp - photographer Jason Mitchell and set designer - photo illustrator Stacey Ransom.
Our approach combines cinematic lighting with distinctive sets to create what cannot exist.
Afghan artist Massoud Hassani invented a simple machine for his war-torn homeland.
Mine Kafon is a low-cost landmine detonator powered by the wind. Like a man-made tumbleweed, the device rolls across flat terrain to activate buried mines, relaying their locations back to a home base. The artist’s new Kickstarter project seeks funds to rebuild the prototype and deploy in Afghanistan.