“Twitter Cookies” by Neven Mrgan via Scott Simpson
guest post by Aaron Muszalski Released last week, Comic Book Tattoo is a collection of over fifty stories based on the songs of Tori Amos. A collaboration of over eighty comic book authors and artists, contributors include San Francisco artist Star St.Germain, Metropol creator Ted McKeever, “Rent Girl” illustrator Laurenn McCubbin, and famed Sandman artist Mike Dringenberg….
Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art is a richly insightful exploration of the medium of comics told, appropriately enough, in comic-book form. Originally published in 1993, it quickly came to be regarded as a classic, not only for helping to elevate sequential art to the same level as other, more “legitimate” art forms, but…
Rohnert Park artist Scott Weaver has built a 9′ tall model of San Francisco using 100,000 toothpicks. The installation “Rolling Through the Bay” took 35 years to create and features a ball that rolls through the toothpick sculpture, touring famous San Francisco locations. It made its debut on Tuesday at the Sonoma County Fair winning…
“Get Your War On”, the brilliant satirical web comic by David Rees, is returning in the form of a new weekly animated series featured on 23/6. via The Ephemerist
Here’s a video of the band Rush attempting to play their song “Tom Sawyer” on Rock Band while backstage prior to their appearance on The Colbert Report. They ended up scoring 31% on “expert mode”.
WordCamp San Francisco 2008, an all day conference for WordPress users and developers, takes place Saturday, August 16th at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco. Registration is now open and they are also looking for volunteers.
The latest episode of Etsy Howto features Bre Pettis and Julie Schneider of Etsy Labs demonstrating a Gocco, the nifty self-contained compact color printing system. The Print Gocco kits have been produced by Japan’s Riso Kagaku Corporation since 1977, but as of May 30th they are no longer being manufactured and are hard to find….