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Hand-sharpened pencils by David Rees

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By Luke Watson in New Trends on Thursday 10 May 2012

‘Reaquaint yourself with the pleasures of a hand-sharpened pencil’, goes the tagline of David Rees’ new venture. For $15, Rees will mail out a hand-sharpened pencil, or send him your own favourite drawing pencil for him to work his magic on. The former political cartoonist uses his expertise bring your dull old pencil back to life and send it, with the bagged shavings, back to your studio. What could be easier?

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Famous Art Pieces Being Hung

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By Luke Watson in Cool Websites on Tuesday 8 May 2012

Check out the behind the scenes of famous art pieces being hung, positioned and eased into place around the word. From the small to the ridiculously large, it’s amazing to see the work you love being shunted around the globe.

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Incredible Speed Paintings by Nico Di Mattia

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By Luke Watson in New Art on Tuesday 8 May 2012

The Argentinian comic artist and illustrator Nico Di Mattia has had over 55 million views for his speed paintings, the first of which he completed in 1998 by recording an acrylic painting on VHS. Watch as his digital illustration of Spiderman comes together over 4 musicalised minutes during your coffee break.

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Video by Tom Rubnitz will freak the hell out of you

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By Luke Watson in Video on Tuesday 8 May 2012

This is an infamous piece by 1980s video artist Tom Rubnitz. Mostly associated with the New York drag queen scene, Rubnitz’s Pickle Suprise will freak the hell out of you. But I challenge you not to have it playing over in your brain for the next week.

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Play a game of Illustration Buzz

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By Luke Watson in New Illustration on Wednesday 25 April 2012

See your favourite illustrators working together in this game of buzz. Start with one bored artist drawing something off the top of their head, pass onto to another artist who only gets a hint as to what the last artist has done, and finally, it’s onto to a third artist to finish off the illustration. […]

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Artisan roasted Swig Coffee from Gippsland, Australia

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By Luke Watson in New Trends on Wednesday 25 April 2012

Mad scientist roasting, less than consistent opening hours, and great products make Swig Coffee undeniably desirable. Green coffee beans are sourced from around the globe and roasted in Gippsland, Australia. If you manage to find the industrial unit they operate out of open, the proprieter is known to give out some free samples to get […]

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Wood and aluminum furniture by Hilla Shamia

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By Luke Watson in New Design on Wednesday 25 April 2012

Israeli product designer Hilla Shamia has created furniture combining cast aluminium and wood: an amazing amalgamation of beautiful elements to create functional pieces of furniture. The process delivers finishes and details that simply can’t be replicated.

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Your Peace Retweeted: cartoonists turns Tweets into art

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By Luke Watson in Video on Tuesday 24 April 2012

Cartoon Movement, a global platform for editorial cartoons, and MasterPeace, an international bottom-up peace initiative, are combining for Your Peace Retweeted. Tweet about peace with the hashtag #masterpeace2014 and international cartoonists from the Cartoon Movement will turn those tweets into cartoons to help get people involved in building peace.

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Confabulation: webcomic about the things my wife says

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By Luke Watson in Cool Websites on Tuesday 24 April 2012

A couple of years ago, I started carrying around a notebook to try and remember the things my wife says that make me burst out laughing and turn them into cartoons. She was funny before this point, but all those pearls of hilarious wisdom from years gone by have been lost forever. But no more, damn it! Introducing a funny, romantic, and addictive webcomic. Even if I do say so myself.

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