News: The Graphic novel 'Lore' is (finally) being adapted for big screen. Look forward to it.
News: Sci-fi author puts artwork on show
45 Incredible Futuristic Scifi 3D City Illustrations
Daft Punk's Tron Legacy Score Leaked Online Youtube user alexdaft26 has uploaded the entire soundtrack in nine films on Youtube. Get it while you can.
Fifteen Visually Stunning Architectural Delights
From Cavemen to Manga and Beyond: Expressing Ourselves Through Comics
Friday, July 30, 2010
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Robot Rampage! by Jamie F. Martin
The CRAB Robot is a bit of futuristic conceptual design created by Jamie Martin, the designed behind the Cobra Venom V8, SHC hatchback concept, and the award winning London Navigator bus concept.
Interview: Tor.com interviews the cover artist and model from the Mercy Thompson series.
This Inception Infographic by ~Dehahs is so excellent that I thought it merited its own post. If you haven't seen the movie yet, it won't make a lot of sense, but it's a great recap for those of us who loved it.
Monday, July 26, 2010
As seen in Season 4, Episode 3 of The Guild.
The an 18" x 24" poster by Greg Aronowitz debuted at Comic-Con 2010
Knit yourself a Firefly class spaceship. [PDF]
AICN Exclusive: Check out Drew Struzan's WALKING DEAD Comic-Con poster!
Here's the Firefly cast as arigumi dolls.
Let the parade of Lego Inception creations begin.
You should be reading Spacegirl Comic by Travis Charest kind of kicks ass.
Saturday, July 24, 2010
11 Cool Garbage Cans
Lawrence Person has posted a gallery of Awesomely Wrong Watchmen
Lazy Palace has posted a gallery of photos of fire juggling.
Mark Grambau has created a gallery of Comic Posters.
The Web Urbanist has posted a gallery of Steampunk-themed Guitars
Thursday, July 22, 2010
Interview: Onion AV Club's interview with Kick-Ass' Mark Millar is worth a read.
News: Comic-Con protesters get owned by Comic-Con fans.
News: Frank Frazetta Conan Painting Sells For $1.5 Million At San Diego Comic Con.
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Fan of C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe? Now you too can have your very own magical closet-sized forest. Get a tree and four mirrors and make your own Unlimited Urban Woods. This temporary pavilion is currently on display in Oosterdokskade, Amsterdam.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
An Australian Furniture site taps into the popularity of World of Warcraft.
Fans attending Celebration V Collecting Panels will receive Star Wars-themed mini cereal boxes. [Via Geeks are Sexy]
Geek Art Gallery points the way to a bit of graphic designer humor.
If my grandmother owned a game console, this is probably what it would look like.
Scott Pilgrim Goes from Indie Comic to Media Phenomenon
Tor.com show you how to Build your own Stubby paper rocket!
When mathematicians scrawl graffiti on a bathroom stall.
Under the Sand is a vintage Cthulhu postcard
This chart explains Inception Math based on statistics from the movie.
Falarsimons has posted some amazing Tron 2 concept art.
Geek Syndicate offers this preview of the new Tron Legacy Billboards.
Idiot Duck has a gallery of the Most Amazing Sand Sculptures in the World
Jeff Nishinaka creates amazing 3D paper sculptures.
Minimalist Boba Fett design by Daniel Buechter.
Space Project from photographer Vincent Fournier. "Playing on the stylised notion of a sci-fi utopia, Fournier’s otherworldly photographs of the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre, the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah and the Atacama Desert Observatories in Chile – alongside a series of surprisingly stringy trainee astronauts - offer an alternative view of the world, unseen by many and known by few."
Friday, July 16, 2010
Build a Life-Size Paper Clone of Yourself for Under $40
"No matter how old you are, an empty wrapping paper tube is still a light saber."
This Plush Boba Fett was made by Leeanna Butcher
This Doctor Who inspired Tardis phone case is made from durable, scratch-free felt with a thin fade-resistant coating. Each Crank case is hand-made from start to finish from the best sustainable materials available and will ensure a good fit for iPhone, iPod Touch or any other smartphone of the similar size. Price: $4.00
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Blastr has a gallery of The 10 most gorgeous blasters and ray guns in science fiction.
Cliff Chiang has releases a set of Star Wars propaganda posters that will be available at Comicon and Acme this week.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Andrew McDonald has stuck upon a novel method of getting his digital camera returned when lost.
Gizmodo asked their readers to submit wallpaper-sized pictures of bugs. Today, 294 colorful images of creepy crawlies were posted to galleries on their site [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6], as well as to Flickr, where high-resolution versions can be downloaded. This project is part of their weekly "Shooting Challenge". Each week's results can be seen in individual sets on their Flickr account.
Slash Film shares this shot of China’s Life-Size Optimus Prime.
Weta Artists Offer Up Custom Painted Rayguns
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
“The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of” by Peter Ferk
11 Points shares 11 Things You Didn't Know About Comic Sans
Check out the Firefly Sculptures. They look like action figures, but they're actually hand-made.
The Many faces of Dr. Sheldon Cooper
There's no definitive source for this photo, but this may well be the single greatest cosplay costume ever.
Mega Man Art Project by jarosh
Jarosh of the NeoGAF forum created this Mega Man mosaic out of 1,500 mega man screenshots of the classic NES Mega Man 1 - 6. The mosaic is printed on a 120 x 109 cm canvas with a wooden frame. Check out the thread for close-up shots of the mosaic.
Monday, July 12, 2010
Interview: Suvudu interviews cover artist John Jude Palencar.
This Amazing Fire Animation uses candles and stop-motion to create scrolling marquee effects. [YouTube]
Bite offers this map of the The Geek Galaxy.
The iPad Space Invaders Sleeve by Antjes on Etsy
These handcrafted iPad Sleeves are made of goat suede leather and laser inscribed with Atari's iconic Space Invaders. It's the perfect high-end protection for a hardcore gammer's iPad. Price: $13.00
Friday, July 9, 2010
Thursday, July 8, 2010
La Machine, which has been startling Europeans with giant robots for more than a decade. Before the “flying greenhouse,” there was the 50-foot-tall spider on the side of a building in Liverpool. And, of course, there was the 50-ton wooden elephant that roamed the streets of Nantes in 2005.
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Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Ghost Buster Steampunk by Aleksandr Nikonov
Neuschwanstein by Bob CarneyBob Carney showed his model of Neuschwanstein Castle at this year's Brickworld. The model is massive. According to Carney's website, Neuschwanstein is one hundred inches long, and it took six months to complete. You can see how he built it, step by step on his website, along with side-by-side comparisons of the actual castle. It's really worth a look if you're a lego fan.
Tuesday, July 6, 2010
Monday, July 5, 2010
Carnegie Mellon University scientists have created three-dimensional Tetris using a projector and layers of water that falls in curtains, creating actual 3D figures. Resolution? "Each screen is formed by water droplets falling from 50 stainless-steel needles. The needles release their droplets in unison, with 60 such lines created every second."
Alright, in all fairness, this pic isn't exactly "geeky," but I smile every time I see it. Make sure you visit the site and leave a comment, Gorilla Artfare is a brilliant blog.