Art

Cardboard Box iPad Photo Stand

Cardboard Box iPad Photo Stand

With all the new fancy equipment, its easy to get caught up in a 3D printed solution to a simple problem. But sometimes, nothing beats a cardboard box and duct tape. Two of my favorite materials! iPads are great for taking photos, but that’s a really hard thing to do […]

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0 commentsApril 1, 2014 at 12:56 pmArt

Tattly™ Designy Temporary Tattoos

Tattly™ Designy Temporary Tattoos

Fed up with “clip-art” temporary tattoos for her kids, designer Tina Roth Eisenberg (swissmiss) founded a temporary tatoo company of her own. I think I’m going to surprise my better half with this “Mother” one and tell her that its not temporary. Hmm, wonder how that will go down. She […]

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0 commentsJuly 29, 2011 at 4:36 pmArt Stuff

Chalk O’ Blocks

Chalk O’ Blocks

I’m a big fan of covering pretty much anything with chalkboard paint.  Naef’s Colorum are a set of wood cubes that  come with  a set of crayons to add to the fun. Would be fun to make instant picture puzzles and try to solve them. Naef Colorem | Kid Crave.

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0 commentsJanuary 4, 2011 at 9:10 pmArt Make

Should you take your kid to see Spider-Man on Broadway?

Should you take your kid to see Spider-Man on Broadway?

I wrote out some of my impressions about Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark after having seen the second night of previews, but for my dad blog, I wanted to do a quick post and make a heartfelt plea to the producers on behalf of parents of younger Spider-Man fans. My […]

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0 commentsDecember 5, 2010 at 9:28 pmArt

Guitar Hero meets Hop Scotch

Guitar Hero meets Hop Scotch

This is a fun physical project. The project is basically Guitar Hero meets hopscotch. An interesting an unexpected match up that makes for a fun art installation. A bit too much work for my living room, but a cool project nonetheless. There’s video below as well. tinker london: hop. Hop […]

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0 commentsJuly 20, 2010 at 8:50 pmArt

Inappropriately Wonderful Golden Books

Inappropriately Wonderful Golden Books

Josh Cooley who is a Story Artist at Pixar Animation Studios has been posting these hysterically inappropriate takes on famous film scenes with the Golden Books from kids treatment. Well, he’s planning on putting a bunch together into a book. He’s going to sell some high quality prints via his […]

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0 commentsMay 26, 2010 at 4:28 pmArt Funny

The Impossible Project Space NYC

The Impossible Project Space NYC

I had a chance to check out the Impossible Project Space on Lower Broadway. I arrived just wanting to pick up a few rolls of film, but found they had a wide variety for a bunch of shooting situations. Because I’m doing a Polaroid project with the kiddies, I opted for […]

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0 commentsMay 3, 2010 at 4:57 pmArt

Funny Dad-O-Graphic Blog.

Funny Dad-O-Graphic Blog.

I just came across this wonderful blog of dadhood inspired graphics by Gabriel Solomon. This one explaining the powerful lure of the screen to kids was particularly funny. But he’s got loads that are on point. Definitely worth checking out. The Occasional Dad-O-Graphic.

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0 commentsApril 9, 2010 at 9:46 amArt

Shantell Martin – Mistress of the Light

Shantell Martin – Mistress of the Light

I had the good fortune of attending one of Shantell Martin’s interactive music and light extravaganzas recently at Soho House.  The talented illustrator used a tablet,  projector, and sketching program to create a unique music and light extravaganza that had the kids jumping. Thanks Shantell! While this performance was for […]

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0 commentsOctober 30, 2009 at 9:25 pmArt

CanvasPop: Photo-printing on canvas.

CanvasPop: Photo-printing on canvas.

If you have some blank wall space and some photos. CanvasPop is a great way to turn photos into hangable art. They offer some cool filters, and the option of dividing your photo into two, three, or four panels. Their prices vary, but a 20×24 canvas (.75″) is a reasonable $99. […]

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0 commentsOctober 9, 2009 at 10:42 amArt