It's Not Too Late to Get Ghoulish For Halloween

24. October 2013 11:08 by Calvin Yu in   //  Tags: , , , , , , ,   //   Comments

Halloween is only a week away, but it's not too late to get those last minute spooktacular decorations ready. You could go to the store and buy an plastic carved pumpkin lit with LED lights or frightful fake fingers for your candy bowl. But that wouldn't be so fun! Consider making your own decorations instead. It's a great way to add a special homemade touch to one of our favorite holidays and surprise any guests or trick-or-treaters who might be visiting on Halloween night. More...

Troubleshooting Reminders for Printing

17. October 2013 12:28 by Calvin Yu in   //  Tags: , , , , , , ,   //   Comments

Lately we have been writing about printing innovations, but for this latest post we wanted to get down to the nitty gritty by exploring troubleshooting tips for printing at home. We all want to have a printer at the ready for all the random projects that pop up, but what happens when you're in a bind and printed pages aren't coming out right? Maybe things are printing too slowly. Maybe there are lines or weird marks. Maybe nothing will come out at all. Here are some basic tips to help you get back on track. More...

What Can 3D Printing Really Do?

10. October 2013 16:43 by Calvin Yu in   //  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,   //   Comments

3D printing has been featured on virtually even major blog and news organization. Even consumer giant Amazon now offers a 3D printing landing page as they are attempting to bring 3D printers into consumer households. At 247inktoner, we've even featured how this technology impacts medical fields. But what other innovative things can 3D printing do? Why do these innovations matter? And what limitations, if any, are there to this technology? More...

Digital Impacts On Artmaking

3. October 2013 14:51 by Calvin Yu in   //  Tags: , , , , , , , ,   //   Comments

In past blog posts, we've covered some ancient artmaking techniques, including ink wash painting. However, for our latest blog, we wanted to set our sights on the role of digital technology in art by focusing on a current exhibit at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. Titled "Test Pattern," it seeks to look at "increasingly seamless exchanges of visual information in the digital age." The result is a series of prints and related media that actually use technology to slow down how we process visual art in a time where access to these images has never been easier. More...

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