Monday, November 14, 2011

What can you do with 4,242 Rubik’s Cubes?

A 19" x 8'6" x 2.25,"1000-pound mosaic of MLK, of course.

Read all about Pete Fecteau here.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

We’re moving!

To those of you who are continuing to comment on posts, bless your hearts. We’re momentarily turning our attention to the redesign of our new site and apologize for the pause. Rest assured, more to come!

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Flash Workout

I can’t think of a better way to convince kids to exercise. . .but then, I’m not Beyoncé or Michelle Obama. This is a campaign called Get The Kids Moving aimed at fighting obesity. The flash workout took place in middle schools across America this afternoon.

And, it comes with instruction:

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Arthur Szyk

. . .a.k.a master of minature, crazy-detailed illuminated art. If you’re in SF within the next 10 days catch Arthur Szyk’s show at the Legion of Honor. Thank goodness for patience, passion and magnifying glasses!

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Illustrator Extraordinaire

. . .David Roberts, one of my long-time favorite children’s book illustrators. His characters capture that charming balance of quirky imperfection, English humor and feisty charm—plus, a good helping of fashion. Yes, please!

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

1923 aka Heaven

I want to apologize to the two people who have been enjoying our blog. We haven't posted anything since the end of October so I want to make up for it by posting one of the coolest animations, I've ever seen. The director is Max Hattler and it looks like he got a small team of talented collaborators to create this beautiful piece. More info can be found here. If the video stutters, turn off the “HD” feature.

Short description:
1923 aka Heaven is one of two animation loops directed by Max Hattler, inspired by the work of French outsider artist Augustin Lesage (1876-1954). 1923 is based on Lesage's painting A symbolic Composition of the Spiritual World from 1923. Here is the painting that he references (and if anyone requests to see more of Leseage's work, I will post more here. Its pretty amazing stuff.):