Moon, a collaborative online (by necessity) project by artists Ai Weiwei and Olafur Eliasson, invites you to draw on the moon. From ARTnews, back in December:
The organizers have seen a transformation in the content since the site was launched. In the beginning, there were scribbles, doodles, and drawings. Then came flipbooks and word poems.
Now, more and more, there are collaborations, and clusters, and virtual versions of the Surrealist game Exquisite Corpse. Sometimes people work together on large drawings. Other times, interlopers take over.
“Clearly we have no control over what is actually going on,” Eliasson says.
Shall we start a project? I'd vote for [...]
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A little late on these: illustrator Mica Angela Hendricks collaborated with her 4-year-old daughter on a series of portraits, and the result makes perfect nonsense. "I had drawn a woman’s face," Hendricks explained, "and she had turned her into a dinosaur-woman." Yep! The collection is up on her blog, and she's made prints available for purchase here.
Our advice columnist, for the record, is only moderately impressed. [Laughing Squid]
The first piece of quilling art I saw was a rendering of the twist dance scene from Pulp Fiction made out of coiled paper that managed to capture both the slinky wiggling and cigarette smoke wisps alike.
The Pulp Fiction homage wasn't just the first quilling art I'd seen though; it was actually the first time I was ever aware of quilling. Quilling is fairly under the radar, which is strange for such a distinctive art. The process involves taking long thin strips of paper and coiling them into different designs. It dates back to European monasteries in the Renaissance and enjoyed a brief resurgence in the Victorian era as a [...]