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Laika Believes in this cyber elephant speed-painting video, too

In this latest burst of time-lapse Laika Believes concept artwork from the folks at Minicore Studios, artist Devin Lawson breathes life into a distinctly ominous-looking cyber elephant. Well, we say life – in this case "soulless unending servitude" may be more appropriate....

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Video: Digital artist gets some face time with THQ's uDraw

We saw some of the gaming applications of THQ's uDraw Wii peripheral earlier this week -- but how well will the tablet function as an actual virtual drawing tool? Prolific iPad illustrator David Kassan recently tried his hand at uDrawing, the results of which can be found in the video posted below....

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GDC: Gaming gets framed for Into The Pixel exhibit

Click to Super Mario-size We like a pretty picture just as much as the next Tom, Dick or Monet, but the art featured in the Into The Pixel exhibit – which opened to the public last night at GDC – is some of our favorite. You can experience the aesthetic splendor second-hand by checki...

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Get wowed by gorgeous video game inspired paintings

DeviantART power user, Orioto, has been creating beautiful video game pieces for quite some time (you may have even seen some of his work on Joystiq) and his latest is no exception. Posted a few days ago, Orioto showcases Nintendo's famed heroine, Samus Aran, against a collection of deadly Metroid...

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Show and Tell: Mario as inspiration

This lovely Mario-inspired painting has been floating around the Internet for a couple of days, and thanks to Orioto of deviantART, who is responsible for the piece, we decided to delve into decidedly-different looks at Nintendo's flagship plumber. This week's community spotlight shines on all the o...

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Become immortalized in the background scenery of Fable 2

Don your Victorian regalia, our fanciful readers, and you may earn your place in the annals of gaming history by appearing in Lionhead's much anticipated RPG, Fable 2. Just throw on that ratty old frock coat and strike your most Quixotic pose in front of a camera being operated by a tight-lipped, ...

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Friday Video: Just go along with it

Okay, so this isn't a video so much as it is a series of still pictures. But we like to showcase visually interesting work in our Friday Video feature, and Jason Dunn's Rembrandt studies, "painted" in Colors! certainly qualify. We think that posting them in our normal video feature emphasizes how ...

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For awesome NES mods, just add legends

Thanks to its largely flat surface, the NES doubles up as an ideal canvas for those wishing to spruce up their consoles with a custom paint job. Of course, you also need artistic ability, which is where we fail hideously, and eBay user hellokitty11111111111 (yes) excels. Well, "excels" most of th...

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GDC08: Hands-on Inchworm

Bob Sabiston, creator of the rotoscoping software behind A Waking Life and A Scanner Darkly wanted to draw and animate on his DS. So he wrote his own application, Inchworm. He says, "[It was] sort of a passion project, something we really want to see on the DS." In between his GDC meetings to find...

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The surreal Nintendo artwork of Jimi Benedict

We love unique, video game inspired artwork just as much as the next guy -- our weary-spined copy of "i am 8-bit" can vouch for that. However, we also love our preserved, cherished memories of our NES era heroes. These two feelings conflict when looking at Jimi Benedict's surreal video game art -- o...

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