Dito Von Tease recreates iconic characters with fingers

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Wednesday 28 August 2013

You’ve got to love Italian artist Dito Von Tease. First of all, what a cool name (Dito Von Tease? Dita Von Teese!). Dabbling in what he calls ‘ditology’, he creates finger portraits that are so good, it almost makes us ashamed of the dull lives our thumbs have led to date.

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Ex-yakuza create high demand for prosthetics fingers

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Tuesday 16 July 2013

In Japan, yakuza members who commit severe offenses lop off their left pinkies in a ritual known as the ‘yubitsume’, with more digits progressively sacrificed with subsequent offenses. Faced with social stigma when they try to re-adjust back to Japanese society, this has inadvertently led to a high demand for prosthetics in the form of […]

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Ditology: the remarkable finger portraits of Dito Von Tease

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By Kuan Huang in New Trends on Saturday 9 February 2013

Finger painting is popular among children. But artist Dito Von Tease has transformed it into an art style and named it Ditology. He took pictures of his index finger and turned them into immediately recognizable famous faces. His portraits include depictions of Barack Obama, Steve Jobs, Hello Kitty, Micky Mouse and others

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Tentacle Fingers: creep out your friends why don’t you

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Products on Wednesday 11 April 2012

There is nothing more awesome than having tentacle fingers. Creep out your friends or make them laugh. Yes, I really need this product in my life.

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