Art

framewraps

Adding or changing the artwork on your walls can be an expensive project. Even if you use your own images, you still have to get the pictures matted and framed, which is not cheap. Then there's the problem with doing it all over again when you start growing tired of looking at the same images on [...]

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matt-ferguson-star-wars-art

These Star Wars art prints by Matt Ferguson allow you to pay homage to your favorite movies and add some artwork to your home or office.  These prints are very limited edition.  If you want one, you'll need to place an order before Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 11:59PM ET.  The actual number of prints [...]

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between-the-lines

No, it's not that kind of coloring book!  Between the Lines is an "expert level coloring book", full of intricate drawings by Peter Deligdisch.  You'll need some sharp colored pencils, a very steady hand, and an ability to really keep it between the lines to color in these images.  The book has 22 hand-drawn images of "varying difficulties [...]

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mova-globes

Globes by themselves are both educational and cool, but MOVA globes take the cool factor to all new heights. These globes have a rotating inner sphere with graphics that is contained within a clear acrylic outer shell. The thin space between the inner globe and outer shell is filled with a clear fluid that buoyantly supports [...]

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synthespians-artwork

If you're a fan of robots (like our own Gadgeteer, Julie), you will probably want to find a place on your walls for this artwork by Scott Park.  Synthespians has a total of 66 of TV's and movie's most famous robots and synthetic beings.  You'll find Lt. Commander Data and WALL-E, Robocop and the Gunslinger [...]

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dale-mathis-3dcards

My heart skipped a couple beats when I first saw the 3D Metal Mechanized Playing Cards from artist Dale Mathis. I absolutely love gears and Steampunk style art, so I was very interested in learning more about Dale's Kickstarter project. First of all, the Tuck Box (the box that holds the playing cards) is the [...]

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lakeart-2

3D Lake Maps from Lakehouse Lifestyle are a very cool way to add unique artwork to the walls of your cabin or lakehouse. The maps use nautical charts along with laser cut wood slices to create a 3D "sculpture" that replicates shorelines, depths, bottom contours, streets and landmarks. The 3D Lake Maps are not limited [...]

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tenonedesign-pogoconnect-5

If you enjoy drawing, doodling and even writing with a stylus on your iPad, you will be interested in learning more about the Pogo Connect Bluetooth 4.0 stylus from Ten One Design. The Pogo Connect is a capacitive stylus with super powers. When used with a certain selection of drawing and note taking apps, line [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews, Styluses
pixuru-8

Pixuru (Pix-sue-roo) is an iOS and Android app that allows you to easily turn your snapshots from Facebook, Instagram and your phone's image gallery into real canvas, wood, metal or framed prints. They offered to let me try out their app and print service, so let's check out the results. Note: Images can be clicked to [...]

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buddha-board

The Buddha Board is a specially designed art board that you paint on with an included brush and water. That's right, you don't use paint or ink... just water. The zen aspect is that as the water evaporates your image will completely disappear. This is supposed to teach you to live in the now. Draw/write [...]

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Posted in: Miscellaneous, News
squigglefish-ios-app

The SquiggleFish iPad app combines drawing on paper and iPad apps to entertain your child.  Your child draws and colors a fish on a piece of plain paper, then uses the iPad's camera to scan it in to the SquiggleFish app.  The app then animates the fish, making it seem to come to life.  It's [...]

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, Kid Gadgets, News
photo-canvas-8

I don't consider myself a true photographer, but I love taking pictures and every so often I manage to snap one that I'm really proud of... like the one above, which I captured last year on a vacation to Lake Michigan. When London based Photo-Canvas.com asked if I would be interested in reviewing their photo [...]

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city-prints-pop-culture-maps

City Prints is a map company that produces artful maps of a variety of venues - home towns, states, college campuses, stadiums, and more.  They expanded their line to include the Pop Culture series (maps of video game, comics, and TV and movie locations) and Computer schematics diagram prints.  The image shows maps for Resident [...]

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Three Australian illustrators were invited to create an exclusive piece of art using only the Samsung GALAXY Note II. Meet Andrew Millist and discover a stunning, digitally painted world of robots, turtles and pure happiness. Video sponsored by Samsung.

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Posted in: Android related, News
npw-byo-kaleidoscope-1

Some of my favorite childhood toys include a Spirograph set and a kaleidoscope. I'm still fascinated by geometric art and actually ordered a couple modern Spirograph type sets for myself this past Christmas. I always thought it would be really cool to make my own kaleidoscope, so when I was asked by the UK based [...]

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aluminize-photo-prints

A lot of families like to give photos of their children to the grandparents as holiday gifts, and Aluminyze  has a unique photo product that is the perfect gift.  Instead of paper, Aluminyze infuses your images on a thin, solid sheet of aluminum.  Vibrant colors make your photo come alive, and the aluminum means your [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, News
r2d2-print

So you're a big Star Wars fan, but your spouse won't let you decorate the living room with your old movie posters.  What's a fan to do?  Well, you could buy a piece by Tommervik to hang on your walls!  Fine Art America is offering Tommervik's R2D2 as an art print, a canvas print, framed print, or [...]

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iphoneography

Regulars here at The Gadgeteer know that I tend to blather on and on about how much I love the camera built into the iPhone 4S. It's one of the main reasons why I continue to flutter back to the iPhone after taking brief vacations using other handsets. I guess I'm in good company because [...]

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Posted in: Camera Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
Lego Art

I know lots of us Gadgeteers love stuff like creating and building things with LEGO.  Well Nathan Sawaya is a New York based artist who's taken things to another level. He builds with LEGO for a career :) As a full-time freelance artist Nathan accepts commissions to design and build custom creations. His work has graced photoshoots, [...]

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pogo-sketch-pro

Do you enjoy making art with your iPad or Android tablet? If so, you probably prefer using a stylus instead of your finger when drawing. There are quite a few capacitive styli on the market, and now there's another. Ten One Design, the company that has brought us the Pogo Stylus has just announced the [...]

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