The future library, where books go to wait for 100 years

The Future Library, Where Books Go to Wait for 100 Years

Margaret Atwood, author of The Handmaid’s Tale, The Blind Assassin, and many more, is writing a novel that will not be read for 100 years. She has agreed to be the first contributor to the Future Library Project, which will compile 100 texts from 100 different authors – and these books won’t be published until…

Art vs graphics: our expectations for present and future games

Art vs Graphics: Our Expectations For Present and Future Games

Since the advent of computer gaming many things have come and gone, but one thing has always been at the forefront of gamers’ minds: Graphics. With every new game graphics have become more complex, more involved, and, most importantly, more expensive. Larger and larger sections of a game’s budget are devoted to lovingly rendering every…

Fantastic creations: an exclusive interview with wood splitter lee

Fantastic Creations: An Exclusive Interview With Wood Splitter Lee

Geek Insider recently had the unique opportunity to interview Wood-Splitter Lee, an artist who originally hails from Alaska. Why is her art so unique? She hand creates fantasy creatures like you’ve never seen before. Fire Foxes, Baby Unicorns and Moon Dust Wolves grace her Deviant Art profile page. Check out what she had to say…

Japanese artist arrested for emailing 3d models of her vagina

Japanese Artist Arrested for Emailing 3D Models of her Vagina

The land of the rising sun is known for many things. Feudal Japan introduced the rest of the world to the Samurai. While sushi didn’t originate there, contemporary sushi is a well known Japanese culinary delight. The various artists of Japan, introduced the western world to manga and anime, which remain popular throughout the world….

Are video games art?

Are Video Games Art?

Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata, Leonardo da Vinci’s paintings, the statue of David – all of these are considered art. Wonderful works of art, to be more precise. Stories, scripts, films, compositions/songs, paintings, architectures, and more are commonly considered art. But technically, so is graffiti and that finger painting of a turkey you made in kindergarten. So for the…

Wacom intous pro: accuracy, convenience and productivity

Wacom Intous Pro: Accuracy, Convenience and Productivity

There are two types of digital artists: those who prefer to scan their art from a traditional canvas and those who have adapted to digitally sketching directly on a tablet. While this method takes some getting used to, it has its benefits. You can see how your art appears on a digital canvas while you…

Kinetic sand: a sandbox for the office

Kinetic Sand: A Sandbox for the Office

For those of you working desk jobs, it’s probably safe to say that you have a good hour or two of down time throughout the day. This could be you brainstorming in between tasks, or maybe you’re done with all of your work and are just trying to clock in your full hours. Regardless, you…

Wacom: create digital art with a pen and paper

Wacom: Create Digital Art with a Pen and Paper

Digital art is a medium that is increasing in popularity for illustrators all over the place. Tablets allow you to sketch directly onto the screen. Software like Photoshop and Illustrator are armed with countless ways to enhance these sketches. However, what both of these methods lack is the familiar experience of sketching on a piece…

Santa inserted in iconic works of art, hilarity ensues

Santa Inserted In Iconic Works Of Art, Hilarity Ensues

It’s that time of year! The time where we take our near and dear holiday traditions and make fun of them until our sides hurt. Photographer Recreates Masterpieces Using Santa Costume Ed Wheeler, a photographer, has inserted photos of himself in a Santa Claus suit into famous works of art. He likes to call this…