With a Bic lighter and lots of patience

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With a Bic lighter and lots of patience
Olivier Kosta Thefaine Ceiling.jpg

Oliver Kosta-Théfaine is a Parisian artist who works in a number of media. But my favorite works of his are those that involve the absurdly simple technique of standing on a ladder with a disposable cigarette lighter and burning patterns onto a ceiling. [via Dude Craft]

12 thoughts on “With a Bic lighter and lots of patience

  1. Xenophod says:

    is now: “standing on a lighter with a disposable cigarette lighter”

    should be: “standing on a ladder with a disposable cigarette lighter”

    1. dan says:

      No, it’s not a typo, Sean’s branding himself again :P

  2. Anonymous says:

    Maybe Sean should start a blog:

    101 Amazing Uses for a Disposable Lighter

  3. Edward says:

    2 Words, “Asbestos Thumbs”

  4. Odnovo Litso says:

    — for little Leonardo perhaps.

  5. hotDiggitydude says:

    My friends who painted dorms for the summer came across something similar, except it said “Schaefer: The one beer to have when you’re having more than one.”

    Art is subjective, I suppose.

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I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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