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Thanks to my job as a magician, I have been able to acquire skills to materialize in our reality, effects that at first might seem completely impossible to achieve (except of course in special effects movies) like transforming a human being in a snow storm... Always surpassing limits is by far my favorite challenge.

Unfortunately I will neither be telling you on this tutorial how to cut your wife into four pieces (she will thank me) nor how to make your car levitate in the air (though it might be very useful when changing the tires)... Professional secrecy.

My main source of inspiration resides in movies, video games and science fiction. Well, what is the common point between TRON, Zelda, Final Fantasy, etc???

Answer: The luminescent shapes which represent electronic circuits or magic spells. I have always been marveled by these visual effects and I do think I am not the only one.

I have recreated this effect on a cube in order to explain the main mechanism.The goal here is to achieve reproducing this effect in any other object of everyday's life; like a coffee table, a Plexiglas chair, PC modding etc. I have a list of objects I am already working on .

This is my first online contribution to the world of design and I hope the beginning of many others.

(By the way I seize this opportunity to say that I am also looking for firms which could be interested in producing and launching my creations like the following lamp. Thank you very much.)




 
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CabbitCastle made it!5 months ago

Made it as a birthday present for my sister.

Took me 8 hours per side to cut out the flowers, but it was worth every second.

I put in an RGB LED lamp, so it would change cholors every couple of seconds.

Seriously, a splendid idea and tutorial.

I really hope you'll be able to commercialize your products as they're awesome!

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Greg Madison (author)  CabbitCastle5 months ago

OMG O_O ! absolutely fabulous, awesome ! I'm jealous ^^

Congratulations CabbitCastle and thank you for sharing the result of your unbelievable piece of Art ;)

Thank you!
By the way, as I didn't mention it previously, your rendered designs are awesome as well. There are just so many possibilities with this idea!
Truly, I tip my hat at you!

spitz1233214 months ago

This is cool you should put this on Kickstarter

nsakuraba1 year ago
Holy mother of french toast this is EXACTLY what I need!
mgodoy21 year ago
Dude thanks to this instructable i gave my gf her "best gift ever" I want to thank you so much. I hope you get the firms you're looking for. Grettings from Mexico.
LutzM1 year ago
Looks like someone was inspired by this and made a retro-game cube (http://bit.ly/TFZ3uU).... Wonder if he's going to do other styles or even the shelfs, too.
zeldapiano32 years ago
Can you make a godess cube madylight?
spawnos37172 years ago
Where did you purchese the mirror paper?
vishalapr2 years ago
How did you make the yellow boxes move? Th eones where you take the pointer and you get some writing...how did you make them like come out?!

This is great!
im not sure, but im guessing the image is an animation, and he just posted the instructable box right in hte middle of the animated box.
Lthrboots2 years ago
That looks amazing. i can't wait to make my own
m4l1n2 years ago
Awesome idea! I haven't done anything like that before, but now I definitely want to do! Beautiful! And fun video :)
PlowUrField2 years ago
Very entertaining, thank you. now I think its time for sleep...
RalphNL3 years ago
This looks like one of those Jedi Holocrons from the Star Wars comics.
I'm gonna start building right away, love your design
vishalapr3 years ago
U actually made all those prestige stuff!U r amazing man!Well done!!!
cmoigui3 years ago
Wow !!
Good job this is awesome
mk20013 years ago
cool
jotaz3 years ago
muy bueno diseño gracias
AWESOOOOOOME!!!!!!!!!!!
badkim3 years ago
Well done!
jchurch3 years ago
now all i need is a bunch of circuit wallpaper and my room will be complete
badideasrus3 years ago
this is awesome. love the bed too
Zephyr Wind3 years ago
I love tron!!! Can't wait till Tron legacy comes out!! :)
I want to see an i'ble on that sweet shelf setup! How did you get the background glow so perfect?
^ THIS.
leebryuk6 years ago
Incredible! Can anyone say "Full Metal Alchemist?"
exactly what i was thinking!!
this would be an awesome thing to set up with a magnet switch. *clap and slap wall* runes everywhere!
The clapper and a 2 second time delay would work pretty good.
and, the lights turned on flying outward from ware you hit.
I just might try that in my basement...*runs 20 miles home and gets to work*
full metal alchemist.......was it supposed to do anything? (just kidding) yes that'd be a sweet design.
n0ukf4 years ago
What is "Mady"? What does it mean?
Mdob n0ukf4 years ago
His name is Greg Madison. The Mady comes from MADison.
mikeyx4 years ago
Wow
Yeah, that's what I was thinking too... wow.
zack78914 years ago
Where can i find this plexiglass
Home depot should have it
WuLongTi4 years ago
very well done i'ble my friend. I have to say that while the concepts aren't too difficult your presentation and delivery were very entertaining and top notch. I would totally watch your show on the DIY network if you had one.
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