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The Chromatic Typewriter That Types in Colour

Washington-based painter Tyree Callahan modified a 1937 Underwood Standard typewriter, replacing the letters and keys with colour pads and hued labels to create a functional “painting” device called the Chromatic Typewriter.

Callahan submitted the beautiful typewriter as part of the 2012 West Prize competition, an annual art prize that’s determined by popular vote. I don’t know how practical painting an image with a colour typewriter is, but if it is, Keira Rathbone can do it.

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