Art

Make an interesting collage of photos instantly for your wall using the Modular Magnet Frame System

NEWS – I see photos of expertly decorated walls using a collage of photos and would love to recreate such designs on my wall but I’m not sure how to go about it. Who’s with me? Well, the Modular Magnetic Frame System by Magnaframe is here to help us out albeit with tiny special sized frames. …

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Build your own galloping mechanical horse

NEWS – This kit is the perfect thing for model-builders and horse lovers.  Scientifics Direct describe this kit: “Automata are mechanical art pieces that achieve a series of lifelike movements using a variety of clever mechanisms.  Cranks, gears, wheels, cams and linkages are used to mimic the simple flowing beauty found in nature.  As the …

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Change the art on your wall with a wave of your hand with this digital art frame from Meural

NEWS – Last year, we told you about Samsung’s The Frame TV that could disguise itself by displaying art when you weren’t watching TV.  That was a great idea, but the multi-thousand dollar price meant you could only afford one per room.  😉  With the Gesture-Controlled Digital Art Frame from Meural, you can also display …

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Learn calligraphy or take your lettering to a new level with the Ensō Parallel Pen set from Pilot

NEWS – If you’ve ever wanted to learn calligraphy, the Ensō Parallel Pen Set from Pilot can help you on your way.  Pilot says these pens are a major breakthrough in calligraphic pen design:  “The nib consists of two parallel plates and allows for sharp, monoline writing with the narrow edge, and expressive, calligraphic writing with …

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KAMVAS Pro 22 pen display features battery-free pen

NEWS – In the digital age, where digital content replaces printed material at an ever-expanding rate, it only seems logical to draw with digital ink on a digital screen. The graphics tablet, which combines a tablet pen, tablet, and screen is one way digital drafting can become a reality. Last month, Huion introduced the KAMVAS Pro 22 graphics …

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The DrawBag backpack is made of paper leather that can be customized with your artwork

NEWS – Are you someone who likes to blend in with the crowd by carrying a boring black backpack, or do you like to show your style by choosing a backpack that will turn heads when you walk by? If you answered yes to the second question, you’ll want to check out the DrawBag backpack. The …

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Give Dad his favorite stadium for Father’s Day

And you won’t need billions of dollars to buy it, either.  These Laser Cut Stadium City Maps recreates some of the most famous stadiums and the roads, buildings, and geographic features surrounding them.  The map is made by “layering laser-etched Baltic Birch wood pieces that each capture different details—like rivers, roads, and buildings – in …

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You’ve seen the movie, now learn to draw your favorite Avengers superheroes

Available on June 15, 2018: Learn to Draw Marvel’s The Avengers. A guide to drawing your favorite Marvel superheroes by Walter Foster Creative Team. This 128-page book full-color softbound book will turn you into a comics drawing master. Marvel artist Cory Hamscher provides step-by-step instructions that will show people of all skill levels how to …

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The Meural Canvas is art for your walls that you can control with your voice

Do you remember ten years ago when digital photo frames were so popular? I reviewed about a dozen or so of those frames at the height of their popularity and then overnight it seemed like they just disappeared. This is until recently when we’ve seen a new crop of digital frames pop up that makes those …

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What’s cracking? This new toy! What’s popping? These colorful eggs!

While coloring Easter eggs this year, don’t scramble! The Eggmazing Egg Decorator will make all your worries and messes disappear, leaving you feeling sunny side up! This new gadget is likely to enhance your child’s creativity, intelligence, and curiosity. To use the Eggmazing Egg Decorator, simply put the hard boiled egg into the machine and …

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MeshCanvas adhesive custom prints hang without nails

MeshCanvas allows you to have your favorite photos custom-printed, but this is nothing new.  What is new is that MeshCanvas photo tiles come with special adhesive hangers that attach to most non-laminating hard surfaces so you can hang them without putting nail holes into the wall.  The adhesive removes easily without damage to the wall, …

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Now you can lick your own face AND get diabetes at the same time

Here’s a unique gift idea for the person who has everything and doesn’t take insulin. It’s a personalized face lollipop from Prezzybox in the UK. Send in a photo of your favorite person, choose a flavor from their selection of five flavors that include strawberry, passion fruit, orange, apple or tutti frutti, and let them …

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