paintings http://www.kplu.org en Video update: The making of two giant arachnids at Seattle Center http://www.kplu.org/post/video-update-making-two-giant-arachnids-seattle-center <p>Earlier this month, <a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/how-two-60-foot-arachnids-came-life-seattle-roof">we wrote about the creation of two huge “daddy longlegs”</a> standing atop the roof of the Armory at the Seattle Center. The harvestmen, created by 3-D mural artist&nbsp;<a href="http://marlinpeterson.com/">Marlin Peterson</a>, cast long shadows and look pretty darn realistic (considering the widest span between leg tips is 100 feet).</p><p>Peterson has released a two-minute video showing the creation of the spiders from concept to paint:</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5vogtKL-Ps</p><p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 18:46:10 +0000 Jake Ellison 6527 at http://www.kplu.org Video update: The making of two giant arachnids at Seattle Center Could this be an early 'Mona Lisa?' http://www.kplu.org/post/could-be-early-mona-lisa <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISowhGz5wnk</p> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 16:15:13 +0000 Mark Memmott 6498 at http://www.kplu.org Could this be an early 'Mona Lisa?' How two 60-foot arachnids came to life on a Seattle roof http://www.kplu.org/post/how-two-60-foot-arachnids-came-life-seattle-roof <p>Sure there was “ooh” and “aah” and “wow” from the top of the Space Needle on a sunny afternoon overlooking Seattle earlier this week, but then came “Oh my god!” and “What is that?” and “That’s amazing.”</p><p>The culprit?</p><p>Two 60-plus-foot “daddy longlegs” standing atop the roof of the Armory at the Seattle Center, casting long shadows and looking all the world like they could be real (if our universe allowed such things).</p><p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 19:08:55 +0000 Jake Ellison 6248 at http://www.kplu.org How two 60-foot arachnids came to life on a Seattle roof