If drawing stairsteps on an Etch A Sketch seems like the pinnacle of achievement, these masterworks by Kyle Fleming may inspire you to new heights. They may also inspire you to shake yours clean and permanently donate it to the nearest toddler. (more…)
You know you've always wanted to open one up.
Apps are what's killing your phone, the president is talking to an anti-LGBT hate group, an amazing Etch A Sketch drawing of NYC, and much more in today's midday links. Follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here. [ more › ]
Washington State University physicists have found a way to write an electrical circuit into a crystal, opening up the possibility of transparent, three-dimensional electronics that, like an Etch A Sketch, can be erased and reconfigu...
The writing’s been on the wall for some time. Our squishy little brains will look like the biological equivalent of Etch A Sketches next to the all-knowing, all-seeing, quantum computer-powered AI of the very near future. Artificial intelligence is already out-thinking humankind in many surprising tests and...
While we try to absorb the enormity of Donald Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey—ostensibly because Comey had been too mean to Hillary Clinton; laughable considering the source—one thing is abundantly clear: How we respond...Show More Summary
Cottages and Farm Building with a Man Sketching, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn Etching, roughly 5 x 8 in. (13 x 21 cm); in the collection of the Morgan Library and Museum, which has both a zoomable and downloadable version of the image on their site. Remarkable though they may be, Rembrandt’s etchings of Biblical scenes […]
After a painstaking interpretation of Seurat, the Etch A Sketch wiz has moved down the Art Institute to Caillebotte. [ more › ]
Wow Most of us will have trouble drawing a building that merely stands upright, but not Chicago-native Jane Labowhich, the self-dubbed "Princess Etch A Sketch" who creates impressive illustrations on the classic drawing toy, architectural...Show More Summary
Pretty mesmerizing to watch though.
A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat Chicago artist Jane Labowitch (a.k.a. “Princess Etch A Sketch“) does an amazing job of recreating iconic paintings from history on an Etch A Sketch. Signed prints of Jane’s Etch A Sketch drawings are available to purchase from her Etsy store. I started […]
To make this, she spent eight hours sitting in front of the real "A Sunday on La Grande Jatte." All hail the Art Institute's "well-placed bench." [ more › ]
With new technologies and the advance of the internet, playtime in 2016 is very different to 1960 Continue reading...
Draya Michele popped a baby 3 weeks ago, but there's simply no way to tell. The "Basketball Wives" star went to lunch at Cecconi's in WeHo Friday, and her pregnancy is sort of like a Etch A Sketch. We spoke with her there too, when she said finance…
The Republican establishment wagons are circling at long last around Donald J. Trump, folks. And as my collegue VegasJessie has said, "One of the shortcomings Trump has revealed, from time to time, is an accidental outburst of reasonable...Show More Summary
Paul Manafort was caught on tape saying that Donald Trump has been playing a role in the primaries and will change for the general. This is certainly true, and Trump has been saying much the same when he promises at some future dateShow More Summary
The popular YouTube series What’s Inside? has a simple, relatable premise: A father and his son cut various items open and see what’s inside them, hence the title. As long as they stick to things like bowling balls and rattlesnake tails, instead of hobos and drifters, it’s cute and maybe even a little informative. Show More Summary
The father and son team behind the YouTube channel What’s Inside? decided to take one apart and find out.