Sunday, November 4, 2007

Braincase XVI

More wonderful submissions from readers around the world! (received 10/1 - 10/7)...

Ria made these terrific artistamps!

Ambre from France spotted this awesome Japanese tobacco pot from the Meiji era in a gallery!

Citizen Agent (the mysterious "C" commenter) updated the Skull Chair post appropriately with the subject "but pa why did skair need to die"!

Ralf pointed out this keen simulacra from the Fortean Times and also shared these great sculptures by Christopher Conte.

Lindsay suggested I make an afro pick skull!

Eric Grajeda sent a whole batch of cool photos from last year's Dia de los Muertos festival in the Zocalo in Mexico City!

Penny spotted this cute little guy on Church of Craft!

Rodney R. Cain made this terrific skull using scraps of type from his job as an a layout artist in a print shop in the 90's.

Christelle made this wonderful button skull!

Jessica spotted this lovely necklace worn by Delfina Delettrez Fendi in the Telegraph (sorry there wasn't a detail image, but it's entirely made of skulls!).

Diogo shared this cute eraser!

Shack discovered this skull underneath a desk in an NYU classroom!

Arbyn Incubus found this Darth Vader shirt that has a remarkably skull-like quality over at Chop Shop and also sent a lovely X-ray found at the MITPressLog, as well a modified Warhol paiting at

SkullDuggerT showed off his spiffy tattoo!

Caren Shiloh pointed out this crystal watch on Ebay.

Pat gave himself this wicked old school DIY tattoo when he was 15!

Nelz shared the nifty Skull & Heart & Cutlass template at Crusher!

Chris Z. made this wonderful sculpture, named "Vin Skully", out of MIG and TIG welded 16 gauge carbon steel!

Shawn showed off his and his wife's skull tattoos which they got in Las Vegas!

F Gillis pointed out this keen book cover on Amazon.

Moose sent this non-skull, yet amusingly appropriate image from Bits & Pieces.

Tony Bullard did a terrific job making a "Quoth The Skull..." hoodie using bleach!

Artist Shelby Fischer let me know about an awesome exhibit "I Am As You Will Be: The Skeleton In Art" at Cheim & Reid gallery in NYC (which I sadly missed).

Art student Ellen Rawson at Catholic University in D.C. made these great skulls as part of a week long assignment that was directly inspired by Skull-A-Day!

Sass made this excellent Play-Doh skull!

Thanks again everyone!

Submit your own found/made skulls at the address in the upper right-hand corner of the site. Please be patient it will take around 4-6 weeks for new submissions to be posted. [In case you're wondering it takes 2-3 hours to put together one of these posts!] Be sure to include what name and link you would like included and if you found it online a link to the source. Also if you're sending tattoos be sure to include the artist's name and location, so we can give them proper credit. I won't repost items I've received before so be sure to check previous Braincase posts.

Don't forget you can see your items in the sidebar right away if you post them to Flickr and include the tag "skulladay".

1 comment:

Kim said...

That hoodie looks so good, I think I might have to do some experiments with bleach sticks...

I really love chat noir and the rat skull print. I'll be sure to send in photos of anything I make!