Google Uses AI To Identify Photos It Thinks We Like

What makes a good photo? To some it could be the technicality of the shot, where the subject is perfectly exposed, edges are sharp where they need to be, and white balance is accurate. To others a good photo could be about the composition, the juxtaposition of the subject on the background, the use of contrasting colors, and so on.


Japanese Artist Uses Microsoft Excel To Create Amazing Works Of Art

Using any piece of software fully and properly is a skill of its own. In fact some are so well-versed with certain pieces of software that they can go above and beyond what one would normally expect. For example we’ve seen how the humble Paint app bundled with Windows has resulted in some breathtaking art pieces.


AI Used To Spot Art Forgeries By Looking At Brushstrokes

To the untrained eye, spotting an art forgery would be an impossible task, but that’s what art experts are there for, right? Unfortunately it seems that sometimes even experts can get stumped, and that’s where artificial intelligence (AI) comes into play, which is what researchers from Rutgers University and the Atelier for Restoration & Research of Paintings in the Netherlands have developed (via MIT Technology Review).


Etsy Launches New ‘Etsy Studio’ For Craft Supplies

Many of you guys are probably familiar with Etsy, the online shopping platform that is geared more towards shoppers and sellers who are interested in handcrafted items and art. However it seems that the company has decided to branch out and have announced the launch of a new platform: Etsy Studio.


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Line-us Is A Robot That Recreates Your Digital Drawings In Real-Life

Creating a piece of art or drawing digitally and printing it isn’t exactly a new process. However depending on the quality of your printer, ink, and paper, sometimes the reproduction isn’t quite the same and more often than not, the feel is lost in the process. However that could change thanks to a little robot called Line-us.


Philippe Starck & Jerome Olivet Design The Smartphone Of The Future

In the past our electronic gadgets weren’t much to look at. For the most part they were functional but their form wasn’t necessarily what you would call eye-catching. Fast forward to more modern times, design is a huge part in our decisions as to whether or not we should purchase a particular product.


Tech Meets Art As Dancers Don Smart Gloves At The Spring Festival Gala

In the past technology would typically be associated with “boring” looking devices, like huge chunk computers and monitors that come in dull colors like black or beige. However these days we’re starting to see how tech can be fashionable or artsy, especially with artists now collaborating with tech companies to make that a reality.


This Device Can Identify Fonts And Colors In Real Life

Have you ever read a brochure or a signboard and wondered what font it used? Or have you ever looked at nature and wonder how you could achieve similar colors when drawing digitally? We suppose there are some of us who have a knack for these kinds of things, but for those who don’t, you’re in luck (sort of).


Tattoo Artist Has A Tattoo Machine For A Prosthetic Arm

As we have seen in the past, it doesn’t matter if you’re blind, deaf, or missing certain limbs. If you truly desire to create art, you will find a way to do so. Such is the case with JC Sheitan Tenet who is a tattoo artist who unfortunately lost his lower right arm 22 years ago. Fortunately for Tenet, he recently acquired a prosthetic arm that also doubles as a […]


Google Has A Hi-Res ‘Art Camera’ That Helps Preserve Artwork

Thanks to technology, cataloguing great works of art can now be done digitally, meaning that information can be scanned and kept in digital format where it is easier to maintain and to share. Google wants to help do their part as well which is why the company has created a hi-res Art Camera that helps scan artwork for safekeeping.


Pinpic Is The Uber For Photographers

Have you ever gone on holiday and brought a professional camera in hopes of landing some stunning travel photos, only to come back and realize that you would have been just as well off using your smartphone’s camera? If you have, you’re not alone, but in the future a service by the name of Pinpic could be the answer to that problem.


Cruelty-Free Trophy Animal Is A Novelty

Back in the less enlightened days of mankind, trophy hunting and poaching were not condemned, but rather, admired and is more often than not a sign of the upper “class”, so to speak. Thankfully, the threat of extinction as well as realization that trophy hunting does nothing other than to inflate one’s ego has brought about a temperance of one’s greed, as opposed to flimsy excuses of survival or having […]


Blasting Music Creates Unique Patterns On These 3D Printed Ceramics

Have you ever seen pottery in action? It might look simple, but it is deceptively tricky, and trying to get all the weird and unique shapes and grooves is actually a lot of work and has a ton of skill involved. However it seems that one potter by the name of Olivier Van Herpt has come up with an interesting way of creating the patterns on his creations.


Photo Of A Potato Apparently Sold For Over $1,000,000

As art is so subjective, what some might consider to be silly might be considered by others to be deep or meaningful. Whether or not some people are just being pretentious is an entirely different story, but safe to say that sometimes it is amazing how much certain pieces of art can fetch when sold to art lovers.