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Major Leaguers Owe It All To Duct Tape

Major Leaguers Owe It All To Duct Tape

When Major League Baseball players, brothers Travis and Chase d’Arnaud, faced off for the first time in the big leagues, Travis claimed the advantage. He had a pinch hit in the seventh inning of the Phillies-Mets matchup. Travis claimed that he gained the upper edge because, when growing up, he had pitched to his older […]

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“Stuck At The Prom” Set To Wrap Up Today

“Stuck At The Prom” Set To Wrap Up Today

Duck Brand duck tape’s popular “Stuck At the Prom” contest ends today-July8. This popular contest lets high school students compete for scholarships by designing prom wear from duct tape and then submitting it as an entry in the contest. The money has gotten serious, with this year’s top winners being eligible for $10,000 scholarships. See […]

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In Duct Tape Veritas-In Duct Tape There Is Truth

In Duct Tape Veritas-In Duct Tape There Is Truth

Eighth grade students at a Cincinnati school used duct tape to create colorful murals illustrating a justice theme. Designs focusing on the concept were overseen by art teacher Alyson Mardin and local artist Joe Girandola. The murals will be displayed in the school’s mosaic garden. Click here to see their work and read more about […]

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Are They Made From Duct Feathers?

Are They Made From Duct Feathers?

Duct tape craft items are everywhere, and usually don’t merit a mention in this blog. Occasionally, we come across something so clever that it can’t be ignored. This posting on Pinterest, which, at first appears to be feather earrings are actually made from precisely cut pieces of duct tape.  

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Gaffers Tape Helps Sculptures Keep Their Feet On The Ground

Gaffers Tape Helps Sculptures Keep Their Feet On The Ground

Spanish sculptors Robert Feo and Rosario Hurtado mounted a recent show featuring sculptures made of found objects at the Rice Gallery. The sculptors, representing the design studio El Ultimo Grito, used brightly colored gaffers tape to anchor the sculptures to the gallery floor. Read more and see some images by clicking here.  

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Artist’s Hair + Gaffers Tape=?

Artist’s Hair + Gaffers Tape=?

Artist Adam Wozniak sheared off his shoulder length hair and used gaffers tape to fashion a paintbrush. Then Wozniak used the brush to fashion an art work that combined painting and performance art. You can see the results and read the rest of the story here.        

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You’ve Been Punked! Gaffers Tape Returns To The Fashion Scene

You’ve Been Punked! Gaffers Tape Returns To The Fashion Scene

This week’s death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has brought punk music back into the public consciousness. Bands like The Clash and singers like Elvis Costello made their first hits as responses to the “Iron Lady’s” tough fiscal policies and their music defined an entire British generation. This look back in time coincides […]

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Black Gaffers Tape Cures Black Eyes

Black Gaffers Tape Cures Black Eyes

Well, not exactly, but close. Photographer Nick Fancher has a method for using the reflective properties of black and white gaffers tape to change the highlights in the eyes of a photo subject. His technique is for what is called “catch light”, which is what you see reflected in the pupils of someone in a […]

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Taj Mahal Drawing-Duct Tape Taken To The Next Level

Taj Mahal Drawing-Duct Tape Taken To The Next Level

An exhibition at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning features duct tape drawings created by Joe Girandola. Girandola is the director of the MFA program in Fine Arts at the school. Click here to see his Taj Mahal “drawing”, made completely of colored duct tape. Tapenews.com is your source for […]

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How to Make A Tape Art Transfer

How to Make A Tape Art Transfer

Looking for a fun craft for the kids? Packing tape transfers are an easy and creative way to add a little art to your home or office. Here’s how you do it. Tapenews.com is your source for “all the news that’s fit to stick”. Send us your interesting tape news and we’ll share it with […]

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