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Tuesday, February 03, 2009

Guy recreates a Cal (Ripken) poster with nothing but thumb tacks

Link is to the video at Camden Chat.

Sadly, at the end, the tacks are not placed on Angelos’ chair.

Gamingboy Posted: February 03, 2009 at 05:59 PM | 10 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. BDC Posted: February 03, 2009 at 06:47 PM (#3066713)
Unless he used exactly 2,632 thumb tacks, I say meh.
   2. Lassus Posted: February 03, 2009 at 07:56 PM (#3066794)
Let's see Chuck Close take a bat to this guy's arms, legs, and spine and THEN see how good he does.
   3. salvomania Posted: February 03, 2009 at 08:45 PM (#3066850)
And how do you propose that Chuck do that?
   4. Lassus Posted: February 03, 2009 at 08:51 PM (#3066857)
Uh, slowly and without much force, I guess.
   5. Slivers of Maranville descends into chaos (SdeB) Posted: February 03, 2009 at 08:51 PM (#3066859)
It took him a while to get down to brass tacks.
   6. Schtoopo Posted: February 03, 2009 at 09:12 PM (#3066888)
and now i dont feel so bad about spending the time i should be working on here, prospectus, tpm, wonkette, yglesias, and porn.
   7. Jim Wisinski Posted: February 03, 2009 at 09:57 PM (#3066942)
That's awesome, I want to know how many dollars in thumbtacks that took. Would have been better though if he interrupted the video with 10 seconds of random porn right before he finished with it.
   8. JoeHova Posted: February 03, 2009 at 11:06 PM (#3067012)
Wow, that was impressive. I assume he used some sort of computer program to plan it out, but still. How long must that have taken?
   9. Halofan Posted: February 04, 2009 at 01:22 AM (#3067083)
Art star math: (Chuck Close - artistry) + (Sheppard Fairy - silkscreen) + (Matthew Barney jock worship - vaseline/Bjork) + thumbtacks = This dude.
   10. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: February 04, 2009 at 01:47 AM (#3067095)
The creepiest folk art piece I've ever seen was a bust of JFK made entirely out of matchsticks, with a bullet hole in it.

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