CAPTCHA Paintings

Computers & Mobile Craft & Design
CAPTCHA Paintings



I started making these acrylic recreations of CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart) images late last year, and just came out with a new batch. These images are used by websites to prevent spam bots from creating accounts or posting content. Every time I find an attractive one online, I save it on a folder and then paint my favorites. They’re for sale at my Etsy shop. Know a site with great CAPTCHAs? Post it up in the comments!


2 thoughts on “CAPTCHA Paintings

  1. BigD145 says:

    Aren’t the letters a bit too crisp to be captcha? Usually I have to squint and/or pull my eyeballs out to place directly on the screen before I can read the letters.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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