Articles written by Darice de Cuba

Moving Photographs

Remember how GIF ((Graphics Interchange Format (GIF))) animated icons used to be all that in the early days of internet? Then they became the bane of the internet. Even in these days I have had clients requesting to use GIF images on their website. Big and blinking still are the big no no that some […]

Terminator 2: T-800 Brain Chip Replica

On April 19th at 8:11 PM, Skynet was supposed to become aware. In the Terminator franchise that day is known as Judgment Day, when the machines turns against us. On April 19th Judgment Day didn’t come obviously. Twitter though was buzzing with the fact that they day had arrived. I’m sure the die hard fans […]

Artistic Movie Posters

If you like movies, art and wall decorations you should check out Tomasz Opasinski’s work. He creates abstract posters of movies like, Inception, Tron, Black Swan and even A Nightmare on Elm Street. For a lot of the posters he uses a plain or modified munny doll. Tomasz art is very abstract and modern. If […]

It’s Alive! The Universe Verse: Book 2

Almost one year ago I wrote Bang! An Illustration About The History of Everything, about an illustrated book for children (and grown ups) that teaches them about the Big Bang. The text is written in rhyme and the characters are an elderly couple. The writer/illustrator, James Dunbar has since then organized himself better and started […]

Rebirth of the Commodore 64 PC

Commodore has re-booted their 64 PC line, now packing more power than the first release in 1982. Keeping the same, now retro casing, but fully fitted with the most recent technology. Offering 5 price class, from a barebone case of $250 to a fully equipped case, containing amongst other a Blue Ray drive and 1 […]

The Body Shop Mix Ups

Fictional mechanical characters are very popular amongst geek. Yes, The General Lee is as much a character in The Dukes of Hazzard as Daisy Duke is. Same goes for Ecto-1 in Ghostbusters and several other movies and cartoons. There is always new fan designs to be found based on popular cars, robots, characters, etc. Artist […]

The Pathology of Inactive Life

MBike, a bike brand, has a very unique ad campaign using a threesome of fictional pathology illustrations depicting the consequences of an inactive life due to our modern way of life. With computers and machines doing most of the work, we humans spend a lot more time sitting behind a computer than 60 years ago. […]

9 Peanuts Tattoos To Drool Over

In keeping up with the tattoos series, I looked around the internet for Peanuts tattoos. Who doesn’t know Peanuts or it’s main character Charlie Brown? They never bore, each year without missing they are on TV for the holidays in the U.S. The comics are full of imparting wisdom’s. I found nine tattoos good enough […]

JJ Abrams Super 8 Trailer Released

Since the TV show ‘Alias’ I have been a fan of JJ Abrams. He went from producing a show like ‘Felicity’ to the mega cult show ‘Lost’. I must admit form those three I only watched Alias mostly, Lost also, but I never really got into it. Those familiar with Abrams work might have also […]

Auto Ink: An Art Machine

Artist Chris Eckert designed and build an ink machine. The main idea was to make it a tattoo machine, but currently it is fitted with a custom ink pen. The idea for the machine is inspired by religion. Chris believes that you are born into your religion, thus being defined by geography. Chris states that […]

Speed Racer’s Mach 5 For Real

If you are a fan of race cars and you loved Speed Racer’s Mach 5, you can now own your own real Mach 5 car. Car maker Koenigsegg showed last year their show car named Agera. Defining the next generation of Koenigsegg and hypercars. This year they started the production of the Koenigsegg Agera R, […]

A Printing Chain of Antique and Old Printers

As fan of books(plus paper and pen) I’m impressed by Xavier Antin’s work. Specifically the one where he used four old desktop printers to create an printing chain. He then used the printer chain to print a 46 pages book which he sells for 36 euros(currently out of stock). The first printer of the chain […]

8-Bit Terrariums Inspired by Videogames

Last year November I wrote about Jude Buffum’s pixel art; Yoshi: Tastes Like Chicken. These pixel arts showed characters form Super Mario as consumable meats. Yoshi and Koopa amongst other where dissected with information on what and how to eat their parts. This year for Game Over IV an upcoming show at Giant Robot San […]

Angry Zombie Birds

There is no end yet in sight for the Angry Birds popularity. What started as an iPhone app has evolved into a huge brand franchise. Toys, board games, games for all consoles, phones and fan art. Tomasz Kaczkowski combined Angry Birds with another popular thing, zombies. Tomasz drew some awesome illustrations of the birds and […]

Nerd Valentine

Three more days to Valentine’s Day, yet another day to exchange gifts. If your wife/husband/girlfriend/ boyfriend is a nerd and you are not, it can be quite difficult to figure out a gift, unless being told by said person what they want. And if you are the nerd in the relationship, show your partner this […]

Feed: Zombies and Bloggers

Next to vampires, zombies are the most popular supernatural beings in books, movies and TV shows. Especially since last year with the highly promoted release of The Passage by Justin Cronin. The first book of a trilogy, about vampires. It’s a very thick book which wasn’t all that bad, but did not live up to […]

The Dark Knight Rises Fan-Made Posters

Update: Check this post for the Dark Knight Rises poster. Last week Robin posted about the villains that are going to be featured in The Dark Knight Rises and who was cast for the roles. Bane starring Tom Hardy and Catwoman starring Anne Hathaway will be The Dark Knight nemesis in the third movie. I’m […]

History of Gaming

You know what is cooler than a infographic about the history of gaming? A video about the history of gaming. You see someone playing these games, starting with an Oscilloscope from 1958, and I thought I had a hard time finding a NES console in good working condition. The ‘History of Gaming’ video was made […]

Old Toys Revived

Do you imagine where your old childhood toys ended up if they haven’t been thrown away? What about your GI Joe or Star Wars figurines, heck even a Pink Panther or Bugs Bunny figurine. The answer is: flea markets, garage sales and eventually maybe as an art piece. Lucas Mongiello an Argentinian artist based in […]

Bill Watterson Early Work

Before focusing full time on Calvin and Hobbes, Bill Watterson drew cartoons for the school newspaper and yearbook. Later he went on to draw political cartoons for a quarterly political journal, Target and for the Cincinnati Post. Unlike the late Peanuts creator, Charles M. Schulz, there isn’t much known about Bill Watterson. He is the […]