Kayla Marie Pruyssers

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Former homeless man's good deeds catch Ellen DeGeneres' attention

Mr. Tweed’s Good Deeds: An Unusual Counting Book about the Power of Small Kindnesses

However anguishing the art of asking for help may be, little is more gladdening than the act of giving it. That’s the premise behind <b>Mr. Tweed’s Good Deeds</b> (<i>public library</i>) — a most unusual and gorgeously illustrated counting book by <b>Jim Stoten</b>, using Mr. Tweed’s small acts of kindness to teach kids …

The Surface Studio Story: How Microsoft Reimagined The Desktop PC For Creativity

A 28-inch screen, a very special hinge, and a new type of input device add up to an experience conceived with artists and designers in mind.<p>“Lean on it!”<p>Panos Panay, Microsoft’s hardware chief, is gesturing toward the company’s newest Surface device. Confused, I ask him what he means. “Lean on …

Best drawing and sketching apps

While I don’t think that colored pencils and a pad of paper will ever go out of style, it’s certainly helpful to have something you can grab out on …

Apps

Art Demystified: Why Are Some Artists Remembered More Than Others?

Art World<p>Here's what it takes to make it in art history.<p>,<p>Every year, thousands of art school graduates across the globe embark on their careers in …

iSKN Slate digitizes your paper doodles in real time using magnets

Earlier this year, I tried out a bunch of digitizing products like Livescribe’s line of Smartpens and the Moleskine smart writing set. Equipped with camera-barrelled pens and special dotted tracking paper, they all worked flawlessly to transcribe my handwriting from paper into digital text, and …

Drawing

One Woman Is on a Mission to Give Underprivileged Kids Access to Art

Making Fine Art Photographs in the Digital Age (Sponsored)

Hye-Ryoung Min came of age as an artist right as photography was going through the upheaval of the century. She grew up with film, but by 2009, when …

Artist paints with algae to highlight China's toxic waters

SHENZHEN, Guangdong — Last month, Chinese artist Gu Wenda led 1,500 schoolchildren in Shenzhen to paint 1,500 square meters of rice paper with algae …

The New Era of Art: Contemporary Architecture

The aesthetics of modern architecture are no longer limited simply functional designs, but rather have been imbued into contemporary pieces of fine art. This newfound appreciation for homes, as art, has led to a revolution in the home building space that has sparked innovation and creativity from …

Home Building

13 Creative Ways to Actually Do Something With Your Doodles

Confession: I, Maddie, am a doodle hoarder. I have a huge manila folder brimming with sketches, swirls, tracings and diagrams dating back to my middle school days. Long after my math class notes have waned in importance, the doodles filling the margins have been carefully preserved, *just in case.* …

Happy 100th, Dada: SF celebrates influential art movement

Just over 100 years ago, on Feb. 5, 1916, a small group of artists and writers gathered in the back room of a Zurich tavern. They had been invited there by Hugo Ball, a German poet and playwright exiled in Switzerland since 1915. In a quiet announcement in the Zurich press issued three days prior, …

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Here Is One of the Last Makers of Japan’s Traditional Amezaiku Candy Art

Japan’s traditional candy art lives on in the craftsmanship of 27-year-old Shinri Tezuka.<p><i>All screencaps by the author, via</i><p>Sugar is not a traditionally simple medium to manipulate into highly-detailed design—but in Japan, generations of artists create complex and exquisite lollipops derived from the …

MoMA Curator Laura Hoptman on How to Tell a Good Painting From a “Bogus” Painting

When the influential <b>Museum of Modern Art</b> curator <b>Laura Hoptman</b> claims that she’s “a painting person,” it's no joke. A veteran organizer of …

Art

Draw like an artist: go from "I can't draw" to "handmade art for sale"

Boing Boing-beloved artist Chris Locke (previously) writes, "World-famous artist and middle-school art teacher Christopher Locke has published a new …

The Inspiration Equation: How Our Favorite Art Comes Together

What was the thought process behind some of our favorite artworks? A speculative illustrated guide, straight ahead.

Berlin 24/7: Why Berlin is a haven for nomad artists

Berlin is the perfect place for wanderers like Chinese artist Xiaolu Guo, finds Berlin 24/7 columnist Gero Schliess. The city is on its way to …

step inside skin: NEON's inhabitable sculpture made from tights

<b>NEON has realized an inhabitable sculpture that speculates an alternative architectural approach, one that prioritizes the human body over all other</b> …

Shepard Fairey and a Group of Street Artists Transform Downtown Las Vegas

For the fourth year, artists have descended on Las Vegas for the Life is Beautiful Festival under the guidance of JUSTKIDS curator Charlotte Dutoit. Fresh off success in Arkansas at the Unexpected, JUSTKIDS culled a lineup of heavy hitters worthy of past lineups, which have included the likes of …

Streetwear

David Mach Will Scare You!

His own gentle face will make you smile as you look at him, but then watch his giant sculptures, and shriek!<p>Just on time for some Halloween scares, let's have a look at the animals Mr. Mach creates and fabricates with the most unusual of materials.<p>For example, his spiky cheetah and a tiger are …

Sculpture

‘I’m an Artist, Not a Priest’: Ai Weiwei Faces His Fans—and Critics—in Brooklyn

At a Brooklyn Museum discussion, the Chinese artist spoke about art, dissidence, fame, and why he was right to recreate the grimly iconic image of …

Flying Colors 3D's free 3D modeling tool makes 3D design as easy as drawing with pencils

Aug 19, 2016 | By Alec<p>All around the world, educational specialists are increasingly calling for the inclusion of 3D printers in every school …

Learn to Use SketchUp 3D Modeling Software in 17 Easy Steps

If you’ve been learning about 3D printing and admiring so many of the fascinating new innovations that designers of all expertise and age ranges are …

What is a three-dimensional design?

A 3D design differs from the conventional (static) design with its realism, the ability to look at the object from different angles. There is a wide …