So, the Large Hadron Collider is a Renaissance machine?

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012

Compact Muon Solenoid drawing by Sergio Cittolin

No, Leonardo da Vinci did not invent the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), but you’d be forgiven for thinking so after looking at these illustrations by Sergio Cittolin, of the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS), a general-purpose particle detector, that is part of the LHC, which bear more than a passing resemblance to some of da Vinci’s drawings.

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Drawings of a future world from one hundred years earlier

Wednesday, 29 February, 2012

Pictures drawn by US children in 1976 – being America’s Bicentennial – depicting their visions of what the world would be like in 2076, say a lot about how they saw the future, and indeed the TV shows they were watching during the 1970s.

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And how do you like your drawings… rare, medium, or well done?

Tuesday, 14 February, 2012

Artwork burned into a wooden surface, that’s one way to make a lasting impression.

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Artistic ability comes so naturally to some they can work sleeping

Tuesday, 13 September, 2011

Lee Hadwin who is from Henllan, a village in Wales, possesses a reasonably unique talent… he can create artworks while asleep, usually after an evening at the pub.

Mr Hadwin, from the rural Welsh village of Henllan, said the nocturnal habit began at the age of four with scribbles on kitchen tables and developed into more intricate drawings and paintings from the age of around 15.

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If you thought art students all looked alike think again

Wednesday, 17 June, 2009

There is an art student residing within all of us… and there are 16 types to choose from, which one are you?

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Sketches for every day for a year

Monday, 25 May, 2009

Acey Thompson’s collection of drawings she created each day for a year.

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100 sketches in 100 days by James Muspratt

Thursday, 12 February, 2009

The sketch work of James Muspratt, the result of five minutes drawing each day.

Frustrated by my inability to draw well, I am doing a quick sketch every day. I draw an object in front of me or a section of the room I’m in, usually taking about 5 minutes.

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