It's human nature to immediately pick up and play with an Etch A Sketch whenever you see one. It's in the Hall of Fame of toys (does that exist?) and almost everyone has struggled making anything more than squiggly lines with its knobs. But did you know that you can actually make an Etch A Sketch toy at home? Yeah. Read more...
Sony's 13.3-inch Digital Paper tablet is based on durable plastic TFT technology. (Credit: Sony) If you love doodling with a pen but hate accumulating paper, Sony and E Ink are coming out with a tablet/digital notepad that's large and light. Show More Summary
Does this image look familiar to you? It's called Itch A Skitch but it's basically the online version of an Etch A Sketch. Just like the vintage toy, you move the knobs with the arrow keys to make a sketch. When you want to make a new sketch, you just click on the "new skitch" button and it shakes your image away. Show More Summary
History comes alive! In honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and the Gettysburg Address (which is being observed in 2013), the Reading Public Museum will exhibit nearly 30 paintings, etchings, and sketches by renowned historical artist Mort Künstler. Show More Summary
For many people, myself included, an Etch A Sketch toy is nothing more than a frustrating memory from childhood that convinced me I would never become an artist. But artist Bryan Madden has used those two maddening dials to create unbelievable cityscapes and portraits in his own version of Etch Pop Art. No Shaking Allowed!
Dangerous Minds: Apparently she was communicating only via Etch A Sketch and no one could be bothered to stop and ask her questions or maybe people were just uncomfortable approaching somebody wearing a hazmat suit, a condom-like cap and black duct tape across her mouth. Read and comment. From dangerousminds.net.
André Cassagnes, inventor of the Etch A Sketch, died Jan. 16 at the age of 86. Now, the brand's ad agency, Team Detroit, has crafted this tribute to the man. Showing the toy upside down allows the knobs to become eyes, of course, but...Show More Summary
SOME 100m red plastic easels, branded by the Ohio Art Company as Etch A Sketches, have been sold since 1960. Judging by Amazon reviews and online comments made following the death of Andre Cassagnes, its 86-year old inventor, in Paris...Show More Summary
Andre Cassagnes, inventor of the Etch A Sketch, has died. To honor him, we found a bunch of crazily detailed pictures maniacs drew on his toy.
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The French inventor of the Etch-a-Sketch children's drawing toy, Andre Cassagnes, died Jan. 16 in a Paris suburb. He was 86. Cassagnes was working as an electrician when he devised the toy that uses a joystick, glass and aluminum powder. Show More Summary
What Andre Cassagnes thought of today's beeping and whirring playrooms we don't know. We do know that the former electrician, born on September 23, 1926, created his iconic toy after noticing how graphite clung to a thin film of plastic while he was marking up a light switch decal. Show More Summary
A tribute sketch of André Cassagnes by Tom Shillue / via ABC News André Cassagnes, the creator of the Etch A Sketch mechanical drawing toy, died at the age of 86 on January 16. According to Cassagnes’ obituary in The New York Times, more than 100 million Etch A Sketch toys have been sold and, [...]
Who had an Etch a Sketch when they were little? André Cassagnes, the Etch A Sketch inventor André Cassagnes (has died) at 86 and memories - and etch a sketches - have been making an appearance.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Andre Cassagnes, the French electrician who invented the Etch A Sketch, has died near Paris at the age of 86. His death occurred in mid January but the Ohio Art Company, which still produces the mechanical drawing toy from the Baby Boomer generation, just made the announcement of his passing this weekend. The New York [...]Show More Summary
Andre Castagnes, the French inventor of the Etch A Sketch art toy has died. He originally called it “L’Ecran Magique,” which means ‘the magic screen.’ The design was bought by the Ohio Art company, which made it into the most popular drawing toy of all time. Steering the little black line with the two white dials takes concentration and patience. Show More Summary
While tinkering in his garage, French electrician Andre Cassagnes dreamed up a drawing toy that kids could shake up and start over. Little did he know that more than 50 years later, the toy that became the Etch A Sketch would continue to delight children. Cassagnes died January 16 in a Paris suburb at age [...]
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Ohio Art says Etch A Sketch creator dies in France via Rickey.org Etch A Sketch inventor Andre Cassagnes has died. He was 86. RIP More details: The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor