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More Pixels, More Problems…

After much procrastination, I went ahead and manufactured 4 more 24×24 inch “grids”.  I installed 2 on either side of my existing 4×4′ square – effectively doubling the size.  Moving forward, I’ll dub this installation “Double Wide.”  After my new … Continue reading

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Prototype 1 – Finishing the Base

Now that I have the base pieces ready, It’s time to put this baby together and hopefully mount it on the wall. I decided to make this base fold up “Trivial Pursuit” style.  Hypothetically, I can connect the four quadrants … Continue reading

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Why Foam Core?

I thought I’d take a second and explain why I chose to to the first prototype of my 8-bit art project in Foam Core.  Granted Foam Core doesn’t scream classy or even “finished” but it does have some key advantages: … Continue reading

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Started Prototype 1

Sometime last week I received 8 2×2′ foam core squared.  This isn’t a popular size so I had to get them custom cut.   Why order 2 x2 boards instead of 4 x4 boards?  There are several reasons. 4×4 boards can’t … Continue reading

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Flex Iron aka Rubber Steel

I’ve been struggling for a while thinking about what would make the best base for my mosaic tiles.  It must be: Magnetic Cheap Preferably lightweight Finding this combination hasn’t been easy.  I could buy a 4×4 piece of steel for … Continue reading

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Post-It art board 36×48

This was my first attempt at PostIt art.  I found a pretty cheap 36×48 Foam Core board at Office Depot and drew a grid of 3″ squares.  I figured the grid would make it much easier to place the squares … Continue reading

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