Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Auto Doodles, Aerial Bold [heh], Sincerity Machine and more!

Mad Quickies: Auto Doodles, Aerial Bold [heh], Sincerity Machine and more!

You guys, just squeaking in under the wire, I’ve got yer Monday Quickies for you. So grab some cookies and milk if you’re EDT; if you’re GMT, then you likely won’t see this until sunup; and if you’re in Oz, well, sorry I cannot do that time math right now but I think you’ll be reading this in the future. Or something. Here we go… I love minimalist graphics... »

ceramic shard sculpture

Mad Quickies: Life-Sized Scrap Metal Hulk, Utopian Optical Illusion, Guys On Tinder Posing With Art and Much More!

Hey art nerds! It’s time for your Wednesday Quickies. This time I’m actually doing laundry *while* I do the write-up. I have to go back to the laundromat in 15, so let’s get moving! You know those heart-shaped lockets where each person can take half of the heart and be in a long distance relationship but also in love? (that’s what they’re for, right?) Well, what if su... »

Mad Quickies: Last Gasp Books, Animal Activist Art, Your Privacy, Shakespearean Insults and More!

Mad Quickies: Last Gasp Books, Animal Activist Art, Your Privacy, Shakespearean Insults and More!

You guys, I have no idea where today went but I do have some Quickies to show for it. And I want to share them with you! Fund some truly weird art and get some truly amazing rewards! The “Last Gasp Publishing” Kickstarter clock is ticking. {via @CriticalDragon1177} Fabulous Cat Papers produces anatomically embroidered notebooks. {via @planetx} Asher Jay is trying to save world’s most t... »

Mad Quickies: Crematory Chronicles, Beautiful Chemistry, Kangaroo Fisticuffs and more!

Mad Quickies: Crematory Chronicles, Beautiful Chemistry, Kangaroo Fisticuffs and more!

YOU GUYS, OMIGODZ IT’S THE WEEKEND AND HERE ARE SOME QUICKIES PEACE OUT! [falls to floor] Caitlin Doughty’s “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes and Other Lessons from the Crematory” – a book review by Tonya Hurley. Buy the book! Beautiful Chemistry is a project collaboration between the Institute of Advanced Technology at the University of Science and Technology of China and Tsi... »

The Mona Lisa with Rowan Atkinson Instead

Mad Quickies: Rowan Atkinson In Famous Paintings, Printable Makeup, Inktober and More, More, More!

Well hello there. It’s time for the Wednesday Quickies and I can’t wait to share these links with you. Yes. You, Devin. It’s that time of year again. It’s time for Inktober! Do a drawing every day and post it with the hashtag #inktober. Here’s what’s on offer at Twitter. I’m so jealous of artist Nunzio Paci’s artwork. It blends nature with anatomy. L... »

3 different versions of a noble woman holding an ermine

Mad Quickies: Peeling Back the Layers of a Painting With Science, Paint-Oozing Sculptures, The Dark Side of Lego and way, WAY more!

Oh, hi there. I just want you to know that I’ve put off doing the dishes (and laundry) to bring you today’s Quickies. Guess what? Worth it. This is so beyond cool and fascinating – New technology can reveal the layers of a painting as if peeling an onion. Example: Leonardo da Vinci’s Lady With an Ermine. Da Vinci apparently changed his mind over and over and now we can see ... »

Mad Quickies: transformations, recreations, hidden quotations, easter eggs and more!

Mad Quickies: transformations, recreations, hidden quotations, easter eggs and more!

Whoa- Is it really Monday already? Well, you deserve some treats. Have some Quickies! This serving should make you giggle a little bit. American portrait photographer Sandro Miller and John Malkovich recreate iconic photographs. Artistically amazing and quite confounding. {via Geo} You guys! Make Your Own Invisibility Cloak for Less Than $100! {via Brian, ht Jennifer Ouelette You can simply enjoy ... »

Glass and steel table with elastic colored bands of prism colors

Mad Quickies: Open World Cat Video Game, Dancing Iron Filings, Behind The Scenes of Atheism and More!

Hey gang! I’ve got a really got a great bunch of links for you to check out today. Seriously, there is some true beauty and wonderment here. Over at The Nib, Matt Lubchansky reveals some of the backstage elements of organized atheism, in comic form. What if maps of cities on Earth were rendered to look like the Death Star? Seattle-based digital artist Eleanor Lutz is here to show us. This is... »

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