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Rub Out The Lines is a book of printed
images where each page is a mass of
straight lines, curved lines and numbered
of the lines have been printed using a
graphite based ink which can be easily
rubbed out using a variety of standard
erasers - ie some thick and some fine for
To reveal and enjoy the image, you must
out the lines which connect the dots
according to a set of instructions.
Erased De Kooning
Robert Rauschenberg's rubbing out of a drawing by Willem de Kooning [xenzag, Oct 18 2007]
||Comes with a special pencil. When you make a mistake, you can scribble it all out and start again.
||not terribly original or interesting. how'd you think up this one? (although my favorite graffiti artist "draws" by erasing)
||//not terribly original// meaning
someone else has already thought of it,
which I will accept and delete
accordingly upon your presentation. As
for not being interesting - what can I
say? We all have different interests.
||+ I think it would be fun, esp. if the lines were terribly complicated and overlapping.
||And the 3d version would be a statue packed in clay for you to carefully remove with toothpick and teaspoon?
||Wasn't there a type of kids' lollipop thing where they had to lick away the candy to reveal some kind of toy? Or was that someone's idea elsewhere on the 1/2b? (dog's anno brought this to mind right after the thought of a statue packed in chocolate flew through)