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Old 05-05-2009, 12:35 AM
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This is the most amazing paint job I have ever seen

The invisible car......

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Old 05-05-2009, 01:09 AM
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Doesn't even look that great in a cheap photo. I wondered what was the point of it, anyway?
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Old 05-05-2009, 06:43 AM
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Doesn't even look that great in a cheap photo. I wondered what was the point of it, anyway?
lol! keep investing, leave the art to starving creative types.....

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Old 05-05-2009, 07:40 AM
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That's nuts! My wife was joking yesterday after she saw this that she has a tough enough time finding her van in the parking lot as it is.

How long until someone plows into it?
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Old 05-05-2009, 07:59 AM
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It's quite a triumph to do a whole car like that, but her work is similar to the 3D sidewalk art which required the camera's limited POV to make the picture seem real. In other words, from any other angle (even a few degrees off), the car will be blatently obvious and visible.
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Old 05-05-2009, 09:01 AM
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Yeah, you have to view it from the exact perspective she intended for the illusion to work. It is like those sidewalk, chalk artists who play around with perspective. I think it's cool.

The point? I guess it's like performance art.
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Old 05-05-2009, 10:03 AM
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It's quite a triumph to do a whole car like that, but her work is similar to the 3D sidewalk art which required the camera's limited POV to make the picture seem real. In other words, from any other angle (even a few degrees off), the car will be blatently obvious and visible.
Right! But still kinda cool!
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Old 05-05-2009, 10:17 AM
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Right! But still kinda cool!
You know what would be even cooler?!?!?!?!?!

Someone in the US will get a grant from the Government and they'll be able to go all around the (insert state/country/hemisphere here...) and "perform" their "art" just like this poor waif did on her own!!!

Isn't that just wonderful?!?!?!

Only, the kind taxpayers of the US will help sponsor this stuff and to top it off, if Mr./Ms. Artist decides that he/she wants to do something that denigrates some political/religious segment of society, he/she will be free to do such...but we'll be forced to pay for it...

Isn't a "free society" so much fun for those in charge?

BTW: It was cool. But, if I had the money, it would be something I'd pass on if I had the choice.
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You know what would be even cooler?!?!?!?!?!

Someone in the US will get a grant from the Government and they'll be able to go all around the (insert state/country/hemisphere here...) and "perform" their "art" just like this poor waif did on her own!!!

Isn't that just wonderful?!?!?!

Only, the kind taxpayers of the US will help sponsor this stuff

Now there's a thought. I've got this really good idea. It involves white cars, wintertime in a cold climate and precipitation below 30 degrees F. I can make a whole parking lot of cars invisible! I wonder how much grant money I could get?
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Old 05-05-2009, 02:03 PM
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Very cool.
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