Monthly Archives: February 2016

Oscars 2016 Best Picture Nominees…in LEGO

Oscars 2016 'Best Picture' contenders get LEGO-fied

Oscars: To celebrate the Oscars 2016Toscano Bricks have recreated the 2016 ‘Best Picture’ nominees in LEGO – The Big Short, Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, The Revenant, Room, Spotlight. Very clever – enjoy! 🙂

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PACMAN gets a Live-Action Short Film

PACMAN: Come Out to Play is a new gritty film by Fury Fingers

PACMAN: Inspired by the 1979 cult gang film The Warriors, PAC-MAN: Come Out to Play’ is a gritty live-action short film of the classic Pac-Man arcade game created by Australian movie studio, Fury Fingers. Rocking a late 70s/early 80s inspired track, PACMAN takes fight choreography cues from Jackie Chan to give the film a fun and retro 80s feel. Awesome work – love it! 🙂

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory’s Modern Trailer

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory gets a suspenseful new thriller trailer

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory: Ryan Shukis has created this awesome modern thriller trailer for the classic 1971 musical fantasy film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Still one of our favourite films – Great work! 🙂

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Kiszkiloszki’s GIFs are Masterpieces!

Kiszkiloszki transforms classic art into funny & unique GIFs

We LOVE the original creations of Kiszkiloszki who is having fun transforming famous paintings into funny and unique animated GIFs. From Michelangelo to René Magritte, Van Gogh, and Leonardo da Vinci, Kiszkiloszki takes these classic masterpieces and puts a 2016 spin on them. Awesome stuff! 🙂

Vincent Van Gogh Doll with Detachable Left Ear

Plush Vincent Van Gogh Doll is our Product OTD

Vincent Van Gogh: Just when you think you’ve seen it all, The Unemployed Philosophers Guild, makers of the ‘Little Thinkers‘ line of plush dolls of historical, artistic, and literary figures including Kurt Vonnegut, Edgar Allan Poe, Leonardo da Vinci, Eleanor Roosevelt, Karl Marx, Nikola Tesla etc, have released a very unique Vincent van Gogh doll. What makes the van Gogh doll remarkable from the others is that the left ear can be removed and reattached – the perfect gift for an art lover with an ironic sense of humour. Love it! 🙂

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David Zinn’s Latest Chalk Creations

David Zinn specialises in improvised & light-hearted chalk art

David Zinn: We love the latest creations by artist David Zinn who mixes street art with chalk and anamorphoses, enhancing the streets with his awesome characters. Having fun playing with perspectives and street elements, David imagines quirky and offbeat urban scenes featuring his cute characters, which are mostly improvised and light-hearted – you can keep track of his latest works by following him on Instagram.

Isabella Giancarlo – Eat Your Heart Out

Isabella Giancarlo turns the words from break-ups into delicious pastries

Isabella Giancarlo: What better way to mend a broken heart than by eating your emotions? With her Eat your heart out series, Isabella Giancarlo turns the difficult words remembered from break-ups into delicious pastries, as a way of dealing with the heartache and playing down the pain, encouraging people to send her phrases from their splits to turn into cakes and pies. You can also follow Isabella’s creations via her Instagram account. Love it! 🙂

Joan Cornellà – The Latest Weird & WTF Comics

Joan Cornellà creates dark & twisted scenes in a deceptively childlike style

Joan Cornellà: We love the latest weird and WTF creations of Spanish illustrator Joan Cornellà, who is probably one of the darkest and most twisted artists of our time, imagining some absurd, strange, trashy and somewhat tasteless scenes in a deceptively childlike style. They are the ultimate in social commentary.