30 Jun '12, 6pm

Pretty cool...Artist Creates Spontaneous Drawings With Bicycle Skid Marks: (via @TreeHugger)

© Christian Grillitsch Bikes are a huge source of inspiration for many people, and we've seen that time and time again with unique bike racks , bike sculptures , naked bike riding events and so on. But what about making artwork using the carefully manipulated skidmarks of a bicycle? © Christian Grillitsch Well, Berlin-based, Austrian artist Christian Grillitsch is doing just that in his "Velodrawings," which are a combination of chance and control as he interfaces with his tool -- the bike -- purposefully skidding over primed boards of wood which record these quick movements. It may sound easy, but if you check out the video, you'll see the numerous repetitions needed to build up his textures -- all done without falling down: Christian Grillitsch - Velodraw from christian grillitsch on Vimeo . © Christian Grillitsch © Christian Grillitsch © Christian Grillitsch His first e...

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