900 artists contributed 1269 unique drawings en route to setting a
record for most artists involved in a group art project. About the
Marsha drew attention from the haberdashery world by attaching six baby
ostrich eggs to her hat.
With speed and zeal, Schwaggy created four unique caricatures on a
Maria T’s dragonfly tattoo is 7.25 inches wide.
Ko’s intricate balloon sculpture resembling a woman with blond pigtails
elicited 134 “wows”.
Tim N’s bicycle is covered with an impressive 51 decorations.
Jerry Paffendorf makes world history by hanging one Hillary Clinton
poster on his wall, more Hillary Clinton posters on a wall than have
ever officially been documented. Surprisingly, however, Paffendorf
supported Clinton’s opponent. “Gobama!” he said.
Jerry Paffendorf destroys $72 American dollars with the express purpose
of reselling it for more, a new world record. He began shredding the
bills with a blender, but ultimately resorted to ripping the bills by
hand. Paffendorf now plans to sell the creation as an artwork on eBay,
with a starting price of $73.
Paffendorf performed the feat on February 17, 2009 at a World Record
Appreciation Society event at the Hemlock Tavern in San
Francisco, California. Dan Rollman and Debbie Hampton were present as
Guy Overfelt shows off his world record-holding 1,896 cubic inch
inflatable Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am. The airfilled vehicle
measures 204quot; long, 84quot; tall and 54quot; wide.
Overfelt submitted the record on March 31, 2009. He keeps the vehicle at
his home in San Francisco, California.
Todd Lamb draws a midget measuring 10 feet, 8.25 inches in height, a
new world record. The midget wore boots with heels in the drawing, but
measurement was taken from the soles of his feet to the top of his head.
Lamb completed the achievement on March 25, 2009 at a World Record
Appreciation Society gathering in New York City. He drew using a
Sharpie marker. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present to
witness and measure the drawing.
11 people stand in front of a Lichtenstein reproduction during a music
festival, a new world record. The feat was achieved at Coachella on
April 18, 2009.
R.M. Lavery has two tattoos of Salvador Dali, a new world record.
His tattoos were documented in Quincy, Massachusetts on April 29, 2009.
Nine people participated in a 900-meter exquisite corpse relay race,
a new world record. The first participant ran 100 meters and drew part
of a person on their t-shirt. The shirt was then transferred to the next
relay member, who put it on and added to the first person’s drawing
while running. This was done repeatedly, with each person running 100
meters, until the drawing of the person was complete.
The record was set on June 17, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The relay
participants were Jessica Dunn, Lindsay Gerlach, Courtney Hacker,
Flounder Lee, Paul Miller, Kurt Nettleton, Kyle Channing Smith, Victoria
Son and Courtney Ware. Lamar Richcreek was present as a witness.
Ty Conner and Thomas Gilmartin spray painted the number 9 157 times on a
rock. They painted on The Rock, a legendary rock on the University
of Tennessee campus.
Joel Kahn and Randi Prince built a kite measuring 3969 square inches
(63in x 63in) using just newspaper and Q-Tips. They stipulated the frame
and supporting structure had to be made entirely of Q-Tips and the
rest of the kite made only with newspaper.
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