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20 Enticing Etch-A-Sketch Innovations

From Playful Game Pens to Classic Toy Tablet Apps

— May 10, 2012 — Life-Stages
Return to your childhood years with the help of these intriguing Etch-A-Sketch innovations. Anyone who's ever been seduced by the zen-like calm of twiddling the knobs on the classic shakable sketcher cannot deny the overwhelming nostalgic pull the toy still possesses. The perfect way to while away dull hours with quiet, creative fun, the Etch-A-Sketch is a playtime icon for a good reason.

Countless companies, designers and creators have turned to the playroom fixture for inspiration. Its simple technology and rad retro styling has found its way onto everything from pens to iPhone covers. Contemporary artists have embraced the simple design capabilities of the Etch-A-Sketch, and harnessed them to create jaw-dropping portraits and more.

Simple, nostalgic and a whole lot of fun, these Etch-A-Sketch innovations prove the retro toy has a place in 21st century culture.
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Sketch-Sharing Tablets
Sketch-Sharing Tablets
Connect a Sketch by Andrew Little Combines Two Artists for a Drawing Duel
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Giant Etch-A-Sketches
Giant Etch-A-Sketches
HAC:Manchester's Project-A-Sketch Supersizes the Classic Toy Tablet
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Classic Toy Tablet Apps
Classic Toy Tablet Apps
The Etch-A-Sketch App Brings the Iconic Toy into the Digital Age
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Etch-A-Sketch Clock
Etch-A-Sketch Clock
Upgraded Toy Keeps Time
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Web-Enabled Vintage Toys
Web-Enabled Vintage Toys
Etch-A-Sketch Reinvented Into Interactive High-Def Art
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Cheap Retro Thrills
Cheap Retro Thrills
Deluxe TV Etch-A-Sketch
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Celebrity Etch-A-Sketch
Celebrity Etch-A-Sketch
George Vlosich III Creates Portrait Tribute to Michael Jackson
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Wunderkind Programmers
Wunderkind Programmers
9-Year-Old Whiz Kid Writes iPhone App
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Voice Drawing
Voice Drawing
Virtual Etch-a-Sketch is Controlled by the Modulation of Your Voice
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Virtual Etch-a-Sketch
Virtual Etch-a-Sketch
Sketch-3D Lets You Draw Three Dimensional Image Projections
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Celeb Etch-a-Sketches
Celeb Etch-a-Sketches
These George Vlosich Artworks Dramatically Interpret Pop Culture
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Shocking Toy Drawings
Shocking Toy Drawings
The Etch A Sketch Works Requires Knob Mastery
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Custom Etch-A-Sketch Caricature for $5,000
Custom Etch-A-Sketch Caricature for $5,000
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Etch-A-Sketch Portraits
Etch-A-Sketch Portraits
Immortalize Your Image On a Toy
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Kid's Play Cases
Kid's Play Cases
The Playful Headcase Etch-a-Sketch iPhone Protector
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70s Games Night Photography
70s Games Night Photography
Playing Non-Technological Games in the 70s Shot by Tanner Almon
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Retro Gadget Protectors
Retro Gadget Protectors
The Etch A Sketch iPhone Cover is the Best Thing Ever
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Playful Game Pens
Playful Game Pens
Writing Instruments Turned Classic Game Pens
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Toy Tablet Protectors
Toy Tablet Protectors
The Etch a Sketch iPad Case Shows This Tablet is All Fun and Games
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Aluminized Eco Art
Aluminized Eco Art
Works of Art Made From Recycled Cans
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