Animator Roseoak

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Dust Buddies, An Adorable Animated Short Film About the Friendship Between Two Dust Bunnies

<i>Dust Buddies</i> is an adorable animated short film, created by Ringling College of Art & Design students Beth Tomashek and Sam Wade earlier this year, …

Chainsaw sculptor creates spectacular wooden dragon benches

When he's not winning speedcarving contests with his chainsaw, Estonian sculptor Igor Loskutow crafts wood into outsize sculptures and furniture, …

Science says a simple word swap for 'I can't' could increase your self control

Our bad habits have an uncanny ability to get in the way of doing our best at work and in life.<p>But a new study has found a simple, yet effective weapon in the fight against our very worst vices.<p>Researchers writing in The Journal of Consumer Research looked at the differences between people who say …

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Can Four-Year-Olds Really Draw Better Than Famous Artists?

We challenged some children to recreate the "Greats," then got an art critic to review their work.<p>Criticizing art is easy; certainly easier than making it. "It's just all shit, isn't it?" you say, five minutes and $20 into the Tate Modern Art Museum. "Just absolute shit. What's that supposed to …

Enter the Nightmarish Realms of an Iconic Illustrator

No one does darkness quite like Marshall Arisman, an artist whose work explores the macabre in a way that is as emotionally arresting as it is technically impressive.<p>Marshall Arisman is a towering figure in the world of commercial illustration. He rose to prominence in the 70s, a time when color …

The best art supplies for your studio

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're going off to art school or you just love to create, you need quality art supplies. While artists who've made it past the …

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What creativity really is - and why schools need it

Although educators claim to value creativity, they don’t always prioritize it.<p>Teachers often have biases against creative students, fearing that …

Doodling Isn't Just Something You Do When You're Bored--Science Says It Helps You Brainstorm

Finally, a reason for all of those random masterpieces you drew during your last meeting.<p>Were you one of those kids who had pages on pages of class notes along with nonsensical doodles in the margins? No judgment if the kid in you still does that today. Turns out, you may be on to …

The Creativity Challenge Starts Today

There’s a lot going on in the world. It’s easy to get bogged down by the news, the tweets, the to-do lists. Sometimes you need a way to clear away the cruft, and reignite your spark. That’s the inspiration behind our Creativity Challenge.<p><i>Fast Company</i> asked 14 super smart creators to craft daily …