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The Human Printer: CMYK Halftone Prints Recreated by Hand

The Human Printer: CMYK Halftone Prints Recreated by Hand printers multiples halftone drawing

The Human Printer: CMYK Halftone Prints Recreated by Hand printers multiples halftone drawing

The Human Printer: CMYK Halftone Prints Recreated by Hand printers multiples halftone drawing

The Human Printer: CMYK Halftone Prints Recreated by Hand printers multiples halftone drawing

The Human Printer: CMYK Halftone Prints Recreated by Hand printers multiples halftone drawing

The Human Printer: CMYK Halftone Prints Recreated by Hand printers multiples halftone drawing

The Human Printer: CMYK Halftone Prints Recreated by Hand printers multiples halftone drawing

The Human Printer is an ongoing art project by Stinsensqueeze (STSQ) who take photographs and manually create a CMYK halftone printing effect by hand. CMYK refers to the four inks used in some color printing: cyan, magenta, yellow, and key (black)—the application of which is usually determined by computers, not people. The process of applying each dot by hand as you can imagine is a painfully tedious process that requires not only a knowledge of printing but also plenty of forethought before beginning each piece. You can see a rough idea of the process in the video above.

The Human Printer was setup in 2009 by Louise Naunton Morgan and having setup a design studio with Stina Gromark, the project is now run by Stinsensqueeze (STSQ). According to their website they are currently taking orders, all you have to do is upload an image that meets their requirements, select a color process, and they’ll get back to you with a quote. (via jeannie jeannie)

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Art Class Advertising Reinvented: A Stop Motion Video Using Stills Taken from a Life Drawing Course

Art Class Advertising Reinvented: A Stop Motion Video Using Stills Taken from a Life Drawing Course stop motion drawing animation advertising

Art Class Advertising Reinvented: A Stop Motion Video Using Stills Taken from a Life Drawing Course stop motion drawing animation advertising

How do you advertise a life drawing course? You could photocopy posters from the last session for the umpteenth time and hang them on a wall, or maybe take out a tiny ad in the local paper and hope some people show up. Except that’s what we’ve been doing for decades. Creative duo Wriggles & Robbins decided to take a new approach in this brief clip advertising drawing courses at The Book Club in London. Using photographed stills of the students’ work-in-progress the team created this lovely stop motion video the that does an extraordinary job of capturing the energy, perspective and fun of a life-drawing class. Really cool, I wish it went on for another minute or so. (via it’s nice that)

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Intricate Wire Drawings by CW Roelle

Intricate Wire Drawings by CW Roelle wire sculpture illustration drawing

Intricate Wire Drawings by CW Roelle wire sculpture illustration drawing

Intricate Wire Drawings by CW Roelle wire sculpture illustration drawing

Intricate Wire Drawings by CW Roelle wire sculpture illustration drawing

Intricate Wire Drawings by CW Roelle wire sculpture illustration drawing

Intricate Wire Drawings by CW Roelle wire sculpture illustration drawing

Intricate Wire Drawings by CW Roelle wire sculpture illustration drawing

Intricate Wire Drawings by CW Roelle wire sculpture illustration drawing

Intricate Wire Drawings by CW Roelle wire sculpture illustration drawing

Artist CW Roelle lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island where he creates dense and detailed illustrations using carefully bent wire. While taking a life drawing course in 1997 Roelle was suddenly overcome with the urge to bend the lines he had already committed to paper. That night, and for many nights after, he began to recreate his line drawings with metal wire. You can see much more of his work over on Facebook, and he has some pieces available at 13FOREST. (via faith is torment)

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The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry

The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry illustration drawing

The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry illustration drawing

The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry illustration drawing

The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry illustration drawing

The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry illustration drawing

The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry illustration drawing

The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry illustration drawing

The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry illustration drawing

The Natural and Urban Collide in the Drawings of Pat Perry illustration drawing

A peek inside the sketchbooks of Michigan based artist and illustrator Pat Perry reveals a fascinating world where the natural world seems on a direct collision course with the urban. Silhouettes of people and wildlife are filled with rich, textured stories that seem to be representative of dreamlike memories. The detail in Perry’s work is undeniably amazing, even the images above don’t quite do it justice, spend some time scrolling (horizontally) through his sketchbook blog to see what I’m talking about. I recommend following Perry on Flickr, Facebook or via his blog, and he has numerous reasonably priced prints available in his store including may of the works above. He also did a great interview a while back with Amir from Beautiful Decay which you can read over on the Huffington Post. (via booooooom)

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The World’s First 3D Printing Pen that Lets you Draw Sculptures

The Worlds First 3D Printing Pen that Lets you Draw Sculptures sculpture printing pens drawing device

The Worlds First 3D Printing Pen that Lets you Draw Sculptures sculpture printing pens drawing device

The Worlds First 3D Printing Pen that Lets you Draw Sculptures sculpture printing pens drawing device

The Worlds First 3D Printing Pen that Lets you Draw Sculptures sculpture printing pens drawing device

The Worlds First 3D Printing Pen that Lets you Draw Sculptures sculpture printing pens drawing device

The Worlds First 3D Printing Pen that Lets you Draw Sculptures sculpture printing pens drawing device

Forget those pesky 3D printers that require software and the knowledge of 3D modeling and behold the 3Doodler, the world’s first pen that draws in three dimensions in real time. Imagine holding a pen and waving it through the air, only the line your pen creates stays frozen, suspended and permanent in 3D space. Sound like magic? Well it certainly looks like it, watch the video above to see the thing in action. The 3Doodler was designed by Boston-based company WobbleWorks who recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to sell the miraculous little devices that utilizes a special plastic which is heated and instantly cooled to form solid structures as you draw. I don’t know about you but for me this might have just won the most impulsive Kickstarter purchase in history. Check it out.

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The Street Art and Drawings of IEMZA

The Street Art and Drawings of IEMZA street art drawing

The Street Art and Drawings of IEMZA street art drawing

The Street Art and Drawings of IEMZA street art drawing

The Street Art and Drawings of IEMZA street art drawing

The Street Art and Drawings of IEMZA street art drawing

The Street Art and Drawings of IEMZA street art drawing

The Street Art and Drawings of IEMZA street art drawing

The Street Art and Drawings of IEMZA street art drawing

The Street Art and Drawings of IEMZA street art drawing

The Street Art and Drawings of IEMZA street art drawing

French street artist IEMZA tells IdN that he treats the creation of his outdoor paintings like sketches, incorporating a hierarchy of lines both organic and faintly architectural. The artist often utilizes decaying walls as a backdrop, where the underlying structures of abandoned buildings have been laid bare and work in perfect harmony with IEMZA’s imperfect, dripping line work. His subjects are equally terrifying and beautiful: hallowed-eyed faces both haunting and sensual, and other-worldly insects or monsters that completely dominate the canvas they live on. You can see much more of his work on Facebook and Flickr.

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Photo-Realistic Portrait Drawn by Kelvin Okafor

Photo Realistic Portrait Drawn by Kelvin Okafor portraits drawing black and white

Photo Realistic Portrait Drawn by Kelvin Okafor portraits drawing black and white

Photo Realistic Portrait Drawn by Kelvin Okafor portraits drawing black and white

Photo Realistic Portrait Drawn by Kelvin Okafor portraits drawing black and white

Photo Realistic Portrait Drawn by Kelvin Okafor portraits drawing black and white

Photo Realistic Portrait Drawn by Kelvin Okafor portraits drawing black and white

Photo Realistic Portrait Drawn by Kelvin Okafor portraits drawing black and white

Photo Realistic Portrait Drawn by Kelvin Okafor portraits drawing black and white

Photo Realistic Portrait Drawn by Kelvin Okafor portraits drawing black and white

Artist Kelvin Okafor took the time to photograph over 50 steps as he drew his latest portrait titled Mana. I love seeing how artists create such detailed work, especially with portraiture drawings like this. You can see many more images of his work over on Facebook. (via booooooom, it’s nice that)

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