Monthly Archives: July 2010

Event Spotlight: Songs and Dances of Imaginary Lands

Source: LA Times ‘Songs and Dances of Imaginary Lands’, an opera the LA Times calls “ambitious, possibly groundbreaking,” features over 10 scenes that the audience must walk to throughout the show (or if you want to pay extra, you can sit in a cart that gets towed). It’s located in a vacant car dealership in […]

Artist Spotlight: Mark Pernice

Source: Matic Design Mark Pernice, an artist based in Brooklyn, New York, created a mask of his own face for a self promotional poster. He used Apple’s Photo Booth as inspiration to create a tangible face in a real environment. He says, “Using Photo Booth on the mask itself may create some sort of paradoxal […]

Transparent Specimen

Source: Design Blog Bird Yard In a process that can take up to a year, the specimen’s body is bleached, then a chemical is applied to make the proteins transparent. The bones and cartilage are then dyed magenta and blue. These animals have become popular as interior design and art collections.

Hooky Staff Picks: 2009 Movies

Source: Dave Hays 1. Ponyo 2. Ong Bak 2 3. Up 4. Coraline 5. Bronson April Foreman 1. Up 2. Coraline 3. Friday the 13th 4. Coco before Chanel 5. The Jonas Brothers 3D Ben Hays 1. Up 2. Inglorious Basterds 3. Adventureland 4. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 5. Anvil! The Story […]

Artist Spotlight: Shy the Sun

Source: Shy the Sun combines hand-made and computer generated artwork to create detailed, imaginative videos. They post how they made each video so you can see their process from start to finish. You can check out their videos here or on their website.