This is a Full-Size Sports CarThis may appear to be a tiny model sports car with a coin on its hood for scale. It may even appear to be a remarkably detailed model, perhaps placed in some kind of diorama. Both of these statements are, however, completely incorrect. This is a full-size car, photographed using the tilt-shift technique with a 20:1 model of 50-cent Euro coin to distort the viewer's view. The project is called Big Money, and was carried out by the ingenious minds at Skrekkøgle, the same folks who brought Microsoft Solitaire into the real world. It may be a statement about how money distorts our perspectives on life, much as these images or distorted. Or it might be some artists having fun. Read on below for more images of things made small, thanks to a giant coin.Read on...
Microsoft’s Solitaire Win Screen Sculpture
Lars Marcus and Theos of Skrekkøgle used the medium of sculpture to take us back to the days of our youth, playing Microsoft's Solitaire in typing class when we were supposed to be learning how to type words that can be spelled with only our left hand (you don't scare me anymore, "stewardesses"). Made from over one thousand pixellated cut and glued cards, the sculpture depicts the win screen from Solitaire when the cards spaz out and leave trails of themselves all over the screen -- an effect that would quickly become a dreaded menu box error on most Windows machines. Head on past the break for some more pictures of the nostalgia-inducing art.Read on...