Elayne Riggs' Journal (for Leah)

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Silly Site o' the Day

Robin thought The Human Printer was a good silly site, but I just find it kind of peculiar. Let me get this straight: human beings sit there and trace photographs halftone-dot by halftone-dot? And I mean, more than one human being? To what purpose? Although they're currently contracted by Nike to do a couple sports photos, so I guess someone likes it. (I'm the old-fashioned type, I tend to prefer Leroy Nieman for sports painting and Seurat for pointilism.) If you're as fascinated by this as Robin, here's a gallery.