Tag - Art

Star Trek: Next Generation pinball

Kickstarter Kthursday #3: Pinball Arcade...

After a week off for DragonCon, we return with a pair of Kickstarters that caught my eye. It’s Thursday, so we throw on the unnecessary K and get started with a confession: Okay, here’s the thing. I’m a pinball junkie. Not...

Devobots

Kickstarter Kthursday #2: Devobots, Science...

Welcome back for another round of Kickstarter Kthursday. There are scads of cool things on Kickstarter that need crowdfunding help to exist, and here’s a few that have caught my eye over the past week. If you’re confused about...

Heavy Metal: December 1978 Cover

Heavy Metal Magazine: Looking Back on...

Since I inherited my father’s collection of Heavy Metal last autumn, I’ve been working my way through the magazines, scanning 12 pages of each and posting them, one a day. While I have been enjoying the primary content...

Superlative Etsy Finds #5: Plushy Bugs, Hand...

New things are afoot over at Etsy right now–first off, they have a new About page for shops that lets you see a little bit behind-the-scenes of what goes on to make the items offered (and helps you make sure you’re not buying...

44Flood: Tome

44Flood and TOME

Every so often, there comes a project the scope of which is kind of baffling–not just in terms of the physical components, but in emotional and psychic resonance. TOME, by Ben Templesmith’s new artist collective/publishing house...

Easter Island Ties

Superlative Etsy Finds #4: Moai Ties...

I won’t pester you this week about how much nicer it is to support independent artists rather than going to the mall. You should already know that. (Granted, Lasik surgery is usually nicer than going to the mall. But you know what I...

Batman Retro Poster

Superlative Etsy Finds #3: Retro Posters...

Everyone needs to buy decorative items from time to time–either for yourself or for someone you love (or even for someone you are ambivalent about but required to purchase a gift for–what do you get that cousin you met once for...

Jesus Saves the Sea Creatures

Superlative Etsy Finds #2: Jesus Collages...

You have art on your walls, right? Knick-knacks on your shelves? Do you actually like it, or is it there because 1) you bought it in college at the poster sale and just haven’t gotten rid of it yet, or B) you have to have something...

Superlative Etsy Finds #1: Fighting Pods...

As an artist and craftsperson myself, I find Etsy to be a remarkable marketplace because there is not only something for everyone to be found there, but also the widest range of artistic endeavors, from beautiful creations that would be at...