Painting My MacBook Pro

Discussion in 'Picture Gallery' started by HasanDaddy, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. HasanDaddy macrumors 6502a

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    My sis just finished painting my MacBook Pro (LapZilla)

    I love her artwork - we are Sufi Muslims and the artwork showcases a famous Sufi poem that talks about being a butterfly that aspires to fly to the highest sky - in particular, the poem says that whatever sky you're flying in right now, realize that there are 10 skies above it that you should further aspire to fly to

    Lastly, the poem also says that whatever you put out, either the sun will make it bloom (like the flowers) or die (like the withering thickets on the laptop), but what matters is that you keep flying to the highest sky

    Anyways - enjoy!

    The markers used were the SMASH KO from ArtPrimo.com

    http://artprimo.com/catalog/smash-ko-marker-p-1870.html
     

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  2. puma1552 macrumors 601

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    No offense but that looks like a five year old scribbled on it for about 3 minutes.
     
  3. dubels macrumors 6502

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    Why do you even say no offense when you already know your statement will cause offense. If you really meant no offense to the poster then you would have kept your mouth shut in both of his post.
     
  4. GadgetGeek71 macrumors 6502

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    Looks good bro! :D
     
  5. puma1552 macrumors 601

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    Whatever dude.

    To each his own, I wouldn't be caught dead pulling that machine out of that bag though.

    If something is posted, it's up for critique, not everyone who doesn't like it should have to "keep their mouth shut".
     
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  7. cleanup macrumors 68030

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    I hate to point this out but when you have the laptop open, the artwork will be upside down. D:
     
  8. SevenInchScrew macrumors 6502a

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    No offense but your posts read like a five year old pounded on a keyboard for about 3 minutes.
     
  9. rkmac macrumors 6502

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    I just noticed that as well... Its not really to my taste either, but each to their own :p
     
  10. puma1552 macrumors 601

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    No offense but I don't care.:rolleyes:

    A lot of you are awfully salty over it, lol.
     
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  12. RawBert macrumors 68000

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    I don't like it. But as long as you do, that's a'aight.
     
  13. Mac-Michael macrumors regular

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    That's so sweet. Love Sufi poems and music. Great respect for Persian culture.
     
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  15. puma1552 macrumors 601

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    OP--upon closer inspection, that appears to have been done with black permanent marker and not paint?
     
  16. SevenInchScrew macrumors 6502a

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    True, but the individuality and personal attachment value has shot through the roof. Not all investments for people are measured in dollars.
     
  17. Xavier macrumors 68030

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    You sister and I do not share the same definition or interpretation of 'art'.
     
  18. fedex1993 macrumors member

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    Tons of trolls in this thread.

    The laptop actually looks pretty good. But not my style.
     
  19. puma1552 macrumors 601

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    Nobody's trolling.
     
  20. SevenInchScrew macrumors 6502a

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    Call it what you want, but there are plenty of rude comments, yours certainly included.
     
  21. Mac-Michael macrumors regular

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    Before this turns into an ugly thread I'd like to point out that it all comes down to cultural differences. The contrast between the East and the West becomes obvious.
     
  22. puma1552 macrumors 601

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    Since when are rude comments considered trolling?

    OP posted something under the guise of art, people critiqued it, some good some bad, as they generally do with art.

    I do think it looks bad. If the OP likes it that's cool, I have no issues with that. The meaning of the message is nice I suppose, but I wouldn't be expecting sunshine and rainbows if I posted a picture of my $2k machine with sharpie pine tree stick figures on it. I still think it looks like something a young child did (and maybe it was).
     
  23. Theclamshell macrumors 68030

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    I can't say its my style but i appreciate it. I like the fact that your not afraid to do that to your machine because it adds sentimental value to you

    I would do this in a heartbeat if i had something nice to put on because im not interested in selling the laptops i buy new. I run them to the ground then give them to grandpa :p

    Nice job :)
     
  24. SevenInchScrew macrumors 6502a

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    So, what were you adding to this thread by claiming, a few times now, that it "looks like a 5 year old drew it"? I must have missed the actual critique part where you offered up some improvement suggestions.

    Someone, who cares how old they are, made the artwork on the lid of this laptop, and the OP seems to genuinely appreciate it and wanted to show it. Instead of just bashing it and then getting defensive, maybe offer up some of your divine artistic wisdom so they can improve. You seem to think this "5 year old" could use it.
     
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