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 […]
Jonathan Martin headed for the San Francisco 49ers practice facility Thursday for the first time since his trade from the Miami Dolphins and, no surprise, the place felt like home. For one thing, the Bay Area is home. He’s back there working out and working on completing his undergraduate degree in the classics. Martin and […]
Jane Labowitch, an artist in Chicago, makes permanent images on Etch A Sketches. Her niece found this unusual heart-shaped Etch A Sketch at a thrift store. Labowitch knew just what to do with it. Here's that romantic and tragic couple, Ellie and Carl Fredricksen, from the movie Up. Show More Summary
From Etch a Sketch art to watercolors, Olympics art is proliferating. The Sochi Olympics are serving as a form of artistic inspiration even for the athletes. Ski jumper Peter Frenette (@pfSKIJUMPING) is using Twitter to display his artistic talent, tweeting these photos of his...
Etched and sketched into the spider web recesses of our brains are all kinds of cold storage items and garage sale knick-knacks we don’t really use anymore. But once in a while it’s fun to reach back, back, way back, … Continue reading ?
New York Times Video Christoph Niemann creates an illustrated tribute to André Cassagnes, the Etch A Sketch inventor who died on Jan. 16, 2013.
André Cassagnes is a French inventor, best known for creating the Etch A Sketch. Cassagnes passed away this past January at the age of 86. The toy maker is back in the headlines thanks to Christoph Niemann, who created a tribute to Cassagnes...Show More Summary
Among many of the influential individuals who passed away in 2013, creator of the Etch A Sketch, André Cassagnes, is not one of the more well-known. The New York Times Magazine, however, decided to pay homage by creating this delightful tribute video in his honor.
The New York Times Magazine created this video to honor Etch a Sketch creator André Cassagnes, who died in January 2013.
Illustrator Christoph Niemann has created a lovely animated tribute to Etch A Sketch inventor André Cassagnes, who died on January 16th, 2013.
Drawning on an Etch A Sketch is hard. Well, it is if you want to do more than just make a horrible mess of angularity. But the squarish beauty of the line-drawing toy is put to great use in this clever little animation that tells the story of André Cassagnes, its inventor. Read more...
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Illinois artist Barbara Pihos works in the traditional printmaking techniques of etching and aquatint. She begins her landscapes with field sketches, which are the basis for more detailed compositions drawn directly into the acid resist on her zinc plates. She gives a brief overview of her process, and the etching/aquatint process in general, on her [...]