26 Stunning Cartoon Backdrops That Deserve To Be Hung on a Wall

Have you ever found yourself watching a cartoon and noticing the illustrations behind the characters? Those backgrounds can often be prettier than the action in the foreground. If only those pesky mice and long-nosed boys would get out of the way! If so, the upcoming Beverly Hills Animation Art Signature Auction is for … » 11/11/13 9:00am 11/11/13 9:00am

Artist Births Jedi In Seven Months Flat

Robert Burden, the time lapse painter who's graced Gizmodo before with his He-Man Battle Cat and Voltron paintings, is back. The latest is "Birth of a Jedi." And no, that's not a third leg coming out of the Tauntaun. » 7/18/10 11:00am 7/18/10 11:00am

Jet-Engine-Alike Fire Sculpture Will Please Your Inner Pyromaniac

Flames, thunderous noise, drama and the threat of explosive, combustive doom: That's why this sculpture by Dave Umlas will please your inner fire-starter. Made from stainless steel, propane gas-air jets and what seems to be a turbine-like system somewhere in its construction, it exists merely to thrill you with flames. … » 8/12/08 10:30am 8/12/08 10:30am

Artist Treats Gdansk to "Real" Fake Flashing UFO Encounter

Dominic Harris of Cinimod Studio, who recently brought you the hypnotizing Illuminating Table, has just produced a new artwork that's even more startling. Particularly startling if you were walking the streets of Gdansk last Friday with a bit too much goldwasser swirling inside you: it's a huge, flashing, LED-lit UFO.… » 7/09/08 9:45am 7/09/08 9:45am