Looking for a lovely way to honor a special pooch in your life? British sculptor Helen Thompson, aka Holy Smoke, creates textile sculptures of dogs that really capture the essence of dogness.
From her site:
Layering scraps of materials and using a limited palette to create fragile, often threadbare textures with hanging threads and raw edges. The neutral quality of the linen works as a blank page on which to apply surface treatments using natural dyes, printing and stitching. Imperfections illustrate the human hand through an emotive process in an attempt to represent the unique spirit, fragility and character of the animals in their diverse forms and circumstances.
Last month, James “New Aesthetic” Bridle published an influential essay exploring the prolific and disturbing video-spam that had come to dominate Youtube Kids, in which seemingly algorithmically generated videos endlessly recombined a handful of Disney characters and assorted others engaged in violent, abusive and even psychosexual conduct, over a soundtrack of a few repeated public-domain […]
We’ve done our share of tiny-face politicians, so why not tiny-face kittehs?
Martin Molin traveled to Speelklok Museum in Utrecht for a demonstration of the Gavioli Dance Organ, part of his wonderful series on old-timey mechanical instruments.
For those who have never piloted a quadcopter, but don’t want to burn their cash on cheap plastic, the TRNDlabs Spectre offers a high-end feel with a gentle learning curve. It’s being offered in the Boing Boing Store now for $92.99. To help you quickly get the hang of flying, this drone features a beginner […]
Mastery of Adobe apps is encouraged, if not outright required for entry into creative industry roles. To take your skills beyond rudimentary Photoshop, we’re offering the Adobe CC Lifetime Mastery Bundle in the Boing Boing Store for a pay-what-you-want price. This collection includes 9 comprehensive sections covering the essential parts of Adobe’s Creative Cloud. Building […]
Not all holiday gifts have to be game consoles, premium smartphones, or professional camera equipment. To help you find a great stocking stuffer (a gift apéritif, if you will) for under $25, we’re discounting some of our favorite items from the Boing Boing Store by 15% with coupon code GIFTSHOP15: IllumiBowl 2.0 All joking aside, […]