Art

RT: It’s that you stopped making

Stumbled into this insightful (and timely) thread. Here’s a thank you shoutout to @visakanv (twitter), whose website is at at  visakanv.com. (I may not have blogged in years, but I still have the old-school-blog habit of sending out love in the form of outgoing links. Is this still done? It is here!) the thing that […]

Altadena’s new North Lake area

Just saw this in the Star News — Drumming up Interest in North Lake Avenue; my eyes popped when I saw Lance Anderson’s name with Altadena Junction, as I see him from time to time at The Coffee Gallery & know him from the LA Podcast Group. He’s set up a creative arts space up […]

by Jeff Gates (Smithsonian American Art Museum - @AmericanArt)

Cupcake Love: Obama and Lincoln

YES WE CAKE! or CAKE WE CAN BELIEVE IN: At the Smithsonian museum, cupcake art! It’s like pixellated images, made of 5900 cupcakes: Watch video of the entire image being constructed by Zilly Cakes: UStream Video. You hear all audio of the Zilly Rosen who’s mic-ed during the entire process. I hear from @Smithsonian that […]

Typography

Fun with Type and (I think) After Effects:

Let there be (street) light(s)

This collection of old LA streetlamps at LACMA intrigues. There’s a rumor that my mother’s aunt, who worked as an artist for General Electric for a time, designed a streetlamp that was installed in downtown L.A. I wonder if Chris Burden (the artist) or LAMCA know the provenance of the 202 vintage streetlights?

YouTube of the week… or the year

Pulse. A live action demonstration of animation effects. A trampoline party. Both statements are true. This is must see. (hat tip: Kai Gradert) p.s. I didn’t notice it until later, but check out the white progress bar! hee!