Please Watch This Artist Draw a Bag of Potato Chips

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Italian artist Marcello Barenghi is all that… And a bag of chips. Seen here, he recreates an empty chip bag so real, that you’ll want to peel it open and attempt to lick the crumbs out. We’ve heard people do that. Please watch this…

[link, via Boing Boing]

The Scream Brownies

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Edvard Munch’s The Scream is one of the most iconic, parodied, and reproduced paintings in art history. Now it’s a brownie.

Brought to us by Sugary Winzy, The Scream Cheese Brownies are made with regular brownie batter that’s topped with cream cheese. The cream cheese is then ‘painted’ with a toothpick and baked. Stop screaming, the brownies will be ready in no time.

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[link, via Neatorama]

Check Please! A Collection Of Art On Guest Checks

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Guest Checks is an art series and website dedicated to illustration on restaurant guest checks. Now, like most things that are awesome, the series has become a book. Check Please! is an aggregation of these illustrations, combined into a 9″ by 9″ book that would improve upon any coffee table.

Illustrator and author of the book, John “Super Ugly” Williams, has started a Kickstarter campaign to help raise production costs. Great incentives are offered to those who participate, including guest check t-shirts and prints from the illustrators. Check out the project here, please.

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[link, thanks Super Ugly]

Steak Wrapping Paper For Your Grade-A Gifts

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When cheeseburger wrapping paper isn’t sophisticated enough, you’ll need to wrap that present in some steak. Brought to us by Gift Couture, the same maker of Cheeseburger Wrapping Paper, comes The Steak Set.

Pre-orders for the meaty wrapping paper have begun on Kickstarter. The $15 set includes 2 sheets of steak paper and 1 sheet of cutting board paper. A $20 pledge receives 2 sheets of steak paper, 1 sheet of cutting board paper, 1 sheet of white butcher paper, twine, a meat tray, and gift label.

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[link]

Bauhaus Food

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For those not familiar with paintings from the Bauhaus, it’s simple… There were a lot of shapes. Actually, the entire art movement was about simplicity, producing paintings as well as architecture, sculpture, and furniture design that relied on the minimal.

Recently, Berlin-based photographers Nicky&Max took up the movement, creating a food photo series using Bauhaus as inspiration. Spoiler Alert: There’s a lot of food cut into simple shapes.

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[link, via TAXI]