Using the Etch A Sketch for drawing or doodling is exactly what the toy was designed for—and it's also what it's completely terrible at. You might as well be tying your hands behind your back when you trade a pencil for a pair of knobs,...Show More Summary
This isn't your typical Etch A Sketch. YouTube link The Presurfer
Excellent stop motion magic combined with domino skills by FlippyKat. (more…)
(YouTube link) Domino artist Flippycat (previously at Neatorama) built a giant Etch-A-Sketch toy out of dominos! Then with a little stop-motion video magic, he illustrates the way you’d draw on a giant domino Etch-a-Sketch. The finished masterpiece is made of dominos, so you know what he did next. Yes, he knocked them all down, and then some. -via Tastefully Offensive
To help promote its online store that sells nothing but tiny plastic bricks, Bulk Dominoes enlisted the help of the extremely patient FlippyCat to build a giant Etch A Sketch that only works through the magic of stop motion. But it's the perfect way to represent just what a pain it is to draw anything recognizable on the classic toy. Read more...
A giant Etch A Sketch looks almost-functional in the new animation from prolific domino artist, FlippyCat. Thanks to some simple stop-motion, nailing the blank indent made by the "cursor," the frustratingly time-consuming drawing process, and even the pleasure of shaking out a masterpiece to start anew are brought to life on a seriously large scale. Show More Summary
YouTube domino enthusiast FlippyCat (previously) created an extremely creative YouTube ad for Bulk Dominoes by building a giant Etch A-Sketch out of 1,500 dominoes, including a moving cursor created using stop-motion animation. Once collapsed, the Etch-A-Sketch leads to an even more detailed second scene featuring a castle built out of 5,000 dominoes.
A Philadelphia-based artist has been using her Etch A Sketch to recreate iconic album covers. Alli Katz (her real name) didn't set out to be an Etch-a-Sketch wizard. But after borrowing her niece's miniature Etch-a-Sketch in high school,...Show More Summary
This Etch A Sketch Sketchpad will let you relive all of the excitement of the classic toy, but sadly you won’t be able to shake it and clear your screen. With this sketchpad you will be able to do a bit more than just create vertical and horizontal lines. You can draw any picture you […]
[Image: Laser-etched wood panel, design by Kris Davidson, etching by Clear Cut Creation]. This laser-etched wood panel designed by tattoo artist Kris Davidson is pretty awesome. While the grain of the bamboo itself interferes in a few...Show More Summary
If Industries has created a great series of conceptual images featuring clever video game-themed cat scratching posts and boards. They successfully turned an Etch A Sketch (Etch A Skratch) and original Nintendo Entertainment System controller (Ninelives) into a board, while the classic Atari joystick (Catari) makes for a great scratching post. images via If Industries […]
LOS ANGELES — Like a child shaking an Etch A Sketch with both hands, celebrities on Monday's Emmys red carpet will be shaking a new toy created by Facebook. Facebook told Mashable that on Aug. 25 it will debut the Facebook Mentions Box, an interactive device that stars will wield to answer questions from fans. Show More Summary
How much love does Firefly inspire? Enough to make cartoonist Boulet sit down with his Etch A Sketch and draw this single-line Firefly scene, with Serenity sitting in the background. Read more...
A useful hack can be a wonderful lifesaver, but sometimes an utterly pointless hack can be just as great. For no other reason than they could (and maybe to celebrate International Arduino Day), the folks at Just Add Sharks hacked a laser cutter to be controlled by an Etch A Sketch. Read more...
To celebrate the 10th birthday of Arduino, the folks at laser cutter shop Just Add Sharks decided to make a laser cutter run by an Arduino Pro Mini. To make things more fun, they made it…
This clock by Instructables member dodgey99 uses an Etch A Sketch to draw the time, then flips over to erase the markings and update the time. It’s the kind of clock you would expect to find…
The mirror in a laser cutter moves along an X Y axis. An Etch A Sketch moves its stylus along an X Y axis. Honestly, this laser cutter with Etch A Sketch controls is so obvious, we’re shocked we haven’t seen it before. The Etch A Sketch...Show More Summary
This ingenious clock by Instructables member dodgey99 turns the knobs on an Etch A Sketch to write the time, then flips over to erase the markings and update. First, he adapted a pre-existing body of code that used stepper motors to write random lines on an Etch A Sketch. Show More Summary
Here’s a selection of cartoons and sketches etched out during the Alliance conference, including some renderings of Alliance’s new generation of politicians. Judith Cochrane MLA (above) introduced a selection of the youthful candidates who will be standing […]