The Chromatic Typewriter

The Chromatic Typewriter typewriters painting machines device chromatic

The Chromatic Typewriter typewriters painting machines device chromatic

The Chromatic Typewriter typewriters painting machines device chromatic

Washington-based painter Tyree Callahan modified a 1937 Underwood Standard typewriter, replacing the letters and keys with color pads and hued labels to create a functional “painting” device called the Chromatic Typewriter. Callahan submitted the beautiful typewriter as part of the 2012 West Prize competition, an annual art prize that’s determined by popular vote. I don’t know how practical painting an image with a color typewriter is, but if Keira Rathbone can do it… (via dark silence in suburbia)