What if a live-action version of the Simpsons was created? Like the Flintstones and Transformers movies, many cartoons have been adapted for live characters. But, in the case of the famous yellow family in the long running hit from Springfield – who could possibly be chosen to portray such memorable characters as Homer Simpson and friends? Artist Brad Anderson gave the question a stab, photoshopping versions of the family and other famous characters from the show using famous celebrities to fill each roll. [Read more...]
Daniel Kim has done it again. After 500 hours of gathering, planning and arranging, Kim took more than 50 pop songs from 2012 and made an amazing mash up. He seems to be emerging as one of the best mash up producers today. [Read more...]
When we look at classic portraits, it’s easy to feel disassociated from the lives of the people we’re viewing. Often they are surrounded by opulent interiors and clothed in equal splendor, with poses which seem rigid and contrived compared to our modern world of quick snapshots and relaxed clothing. Not until we take one aspect of these images, that which is most timelessly human, do the people become obviously real and easily personalized. That’s just what artist Dorothee Golz has done in her fascinating digital paintings. [Read more...]
What do you get when you mix a powerful Jedi Knight with a top selling Ad Man? A company called Sterling Cooper Vader Price according to this videos creator. Wisconsin-based graphic designer Dann Matthews had the very unique (and weird) idea of mashing up the 46 second intro to Mad Men with Darth Vader starring as Don Draper. Considering the dark silhouette used for the TV show’s intro, Darth seems right at home. The Imperial march plays in the background as Vader falls, as if symbolizing the ultimate downfall of his power. [Read more...]
You can’t do this with your MP3′s! Clever audiophiles the world over have been taking old, beloved record sleeves featuring head shots of famous musical artists and creating the illusion that their body continues past the frame. Some of these are really well done, including clothing that closely matches artists such as David Bowie, Tom Waits, Elton John, Feddie Mercury and Lou Reed. [Read more...]
“Very proper, these Star Wars prints are.” Old Timey Star Wars, a personal project by New York based designer Nick Agin, puts our favorite characters from a galaxy far away into somewhat updated attire. Backgrounds of a more modern and mathematical appearance mesh well with the figures, and lend a further element of some alternate reality. See more of Agin’s personal and professional work, along with a selection of prints for sale at cargocollective.com. [Read more...]
Eclectic Method is a group of three video remix artists who do for motion pictures, music videos and video games what DJs do for beats. You can view their high-tech mash-ups online, on TV or at the club, which they have featured as promotional tools for global brands and artists.
An exhilarating live performance with an international scope, Eclectic Method has rocked over 350 gigs in over 100 Cities in 34 Countries on 6 continents. Be sure to check out the last video on this page to see the method behind this audio/visual madness and check out their site, EclecticMethod.net, for upcoming live dates.