Carol Levasseur

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The Best Drugstore Serums For Under $25

Many people consider retailers like Sephora and Ulta to be the best places to get skincare products, but not everyone can afford those expensive …

Skin Care

6 Crescent Roll Recipes That Are Easy to Make

1<p>Brownie Batter Babka Bites<p>By essentially making brownie batter without the eggs and flour, we figured out how to incorporate that rich, fudgy …

Recipes

The ‘Gold Standard’ Meat Sauce

When Marcella Hazan, the cookbook author who revolutionized the way Americans cook Italian food, died in September 2013, The Times asked readers to submit their favorites of her recipes. Many wrote in to sing the praises of her famous (and contentious) red sauce made with just four ingredients — …

Italian Food

Device quiets 'phantom sounds' of tinnitus - Futurity

The device uses precisely timed sounds and weak electrical pulses to target the root of tinnitus—damaged nerve cells.

The 8 Best Drugstore Serums for Seriously Glowing Skin

I didn’t even know what face serum was until recently, but when I learned that they’re the quickest way to get active ingredients deep down into your …

Skin Care

Could This Controversial Condiment Be The Key To Ending Rosacea?

As a condiment, capers are divisive. Intensely salty and pungent, you know a caper when you bite into one — whether you meant to or not. But when …

Skin Care

How To Get Rid Of Milia Aka Those Annoying Little White Bumps Under Your Skin

Those hard, white bumps under your skin that just won't let up, no matter how hard you squeeze?<p>They probably <i>aren't</i> spots<i>.</i><p>Often tiny but always …

Here Are the Best Options for Your Next Camera Purchase from $200 to $10,000 (VIDEO)

This time of year many photographers are thinking about upgrading their gear. When choosing a new camera, it usually comes down to your budget and …

Videography

These Are the 13 Micronutrients You Need More of in Your Life

Although they often work together to regulate and promote certain bodily functions, there's a big difference between vitamins and minerals. While our bodies need vitamins for vital energy release at the cellular level, minerals are more involved in maintaining things such as water levels, blood, …

Nutrition

5 Painting Tips So You Succeed at Alla Prima

Dawning, Gates Diptych, right panel by Peter Fiore, oil painting. Article contributions from Kenneth Cadwallader.This Way of Painting Works for …

"Brushless": Exploring Other Ways of Getting Paint on a Canvas

The gallery provided these short summaries of how each artist interacts with the canvas:<p><b>Nathan Randall Green</b>'s site-specific paintings are created by …

Art

VIDEO: Watercolour Painting Demo with Grahame Booth

In the February issue, Grahame Booth shows you how to stretch watercolour paper and make your own mahlstick. Here, follow a step-by-step demo to …

The Coolest Artworks from Art NY and Context

The New York version of Miami’s CONTEXT art fair teamed up with Art New York to present an astounding array of artworks of all kinds. Emerging …

10 Female Artists to Watch

These are the art stars to know.<p>From the 57th Venice Biennale to Documenta 14 and Skulptur Project Münster, the art world has a hectic few months coming up. These major events, which are held only once every two, five, and 10 years, respectively, will happen this spring and summer. And before …

Art

4 Surprising Beauty Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar You Need This Season

Coconut oil, green tea, cucumber… if you’re a DIY beauty enthusiast, you prob already know about the bounty of beauty tools that can be found right in your kitchen. One of the most versatile products in your pantry, however, might be one that you’ve overlooked — and trust us; it delivers some major …

Oily Skin

Over Two Hundred Free Art Books Are Now Available to Download from the Guggenheim

Tomes of work by Picasso, Kandinsky, Lichtenstein, Flavin, Klimt, Rothko, and more are as good as yours.<p>A veritable art history degree's worth of books digitized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum are now available for free.<p>There's Wassily Kandinsky's 1946 treatise, <i>On the Spiritual in Art</i>; books …

Satirical Illustrations by Pawel Kuczynski

Pawel Kuczynski is a polish artist who creates amazing satirical illustrations. When you first look at the illustrations you think they are funny. On …

Satire

These Neon-Soaked Paintings Look Like Space Candy

Jim LePage’s abstract compositions capture movement within a static image.<p>No matter the artist, the paint brush has its own way of leaving behind impressions of their movement. Sometimes you can look at a painting and visualize the motion an artist might have done to make their mark, as in the …

Jamie Drake Adds His Signature Colorful Style to a Gilded Age Apartment in Manhattan

The decorator orchestrates a dynamic makeover of a prime 19th-century Upper West Side apartment, bringing a palette of soft purples to the fore<p><i>This article originally appeared in the September 2012 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>Jamie Drake is all about color. The interior designer’s work has many …

Interior Design

The four pillars of watercolour

South American master Alvaro Castagnet explains the four elements that every artist should focus upon to create beautiful, successful watercolour …

3 Drawing Tips for Beginners

Are you new to drawing, or just want a refresher on the basics? Well, you’re in luck. Below you will find three essential drawing tips from top …

An introduction to Negative Drawing with Mike Sibley

The tools you will require are simple:<p>Paper – preferably plate finish or at least smooth<br>• Pencils – 6B, 2B, HB, H, and 2H (I use 2mm clutch pencils but …

Why This Gustav Klimt Landscape Is Likely to Set a New Record

Last year the billionaire talk show host Oprah Winfrey sold the<p>painting <i>Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer II</i> (1912) to a Chinese buyer for $150 million. …

Fine Art

At Art Museum, American Watercolor exhibit a great achievement

Can you spot the hand-painted model in this pebbled beach photo?

This puzzling illusion will keep you busy all afternoon.<p>It's amazing what a little paint — and a lot of patience — can do. Italian artist Johannes …

The One Thing That Stops Anxiety in Its Tracks (That's Not Diet or Exercise)

If you've been watching the new Netflix series Abstract in binge mode like us, then you'll be more than familiar with the mesmerizing effect of …

6 Key Elements to Abstract Art Success

Every piece of art has it’s own vocabulary, a visual vocabulary that give it structure and interest. This vocabulary is made up of six basic …