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Guy Pearce Stars & Imperative’s Dan Friedkin Directs ‘Lyrebird’, About Art Forger Whose Paintings Duped Nazis

Guy Pearce, Claes Bang, Vicky Krieps and Roland Møller are starring in <i>Lyrebird,</i> the true story about an art forger who victimized the Nazis with …

This Book Could Help Unlock Your Creativity

When I first put out feelers for an article about Julia Cameron’s 27-year-old book, <i>The Artist’s Way</i> ($17), I had a feeling I’d be getting responses from all sorts of creative types who’d had positive experiences with the classic 12-week program for unblocking creativity. What I didn’t expect was …

Creativity

13 YouTube Channels to Teach You How to Paint for Free

Always wanted to learn how to paint, but were afraid to enroll in a class? Free online painting tutorials may be right up your alley, helping you get comfortable with both basic and advanced techniques right from home. Whether you are interested in acrylic or oil painting or learning how to use …

How to Take a Class From Harvard—and Over 800 Other Universities—for Free

Ever wish you'd had time to take that interesting class at university, but could never fit it into your schedule? Or, perhaps you're simply a curious individual who loves learning. The rise of MOOCS—massive open online courses—is a great place to get university-level learning from the comfort of …

College & University

Tip: The Right Way to Dumbbell Bench Press

Start at the bottom with the palms facing each other. Rotate on the way up so the palms are facing forward in the end position.<p>The dumbbell bench …

These Bodybuilders Will Play Arnold Schwarzenegger & Other Fitness Legends in 'Bigger'

The filmmakers are holding open casting calls for extras to fill out the gym and competition scenes<p>When George Gallo’s film <i>Bigger</i> announced it had cast Mr. Universe 2014 winner Calum Von Moger as a young Arnold Schwarzenegger, we thought the casting couldn’t get any better.<p>Then we learned the film …

Red Carpet

1 Exercise For Capped Shoulders!

I’m going to show you guys how to take an exercise like the dumbbell rear fly, and utilize that to help you build bigger, capped shoulders. What …

Tip: Iso-Dynamic Lateral Raise

This is challenging, and it'll trigger new shoulder growth by increasing the time under tension.<p>Hold one side in an isometric contraction while the …

Metabolism

The One Exercise You Must Do After You Bench Press

Add this in if you really want rock-solid pecs<p>Much like leaving the toilet seat up or never getting tired of watching Jason Bourne movies, it’s pretty much in every guy’s DNA to barbell bench press. In fact, take a guy to the gym, and that station is pretty much the first place he’ll gravitate …

Muscle

Barack Obama Chooses Kehinde Wiley to Paint Official Presidential Portrait

Barack Obama has selected Kehinde Wiley to paint his official presidential portrait, the Smithsonian has announced. Wiley is world-renowned for his portraits of young black men wearing the latest in hip-hop street fashion. Previous subjects of his paintings have included the Notorious B.I.G., LL …

How to Mix Skin Tones

Tips to add to your figure painting knowledge.<p>Every skin tonecontains the three primary colors - red, yellow, and blue - in different ratios …

Tutorials

Cubism in Art History

1907-Present<p>Cubism began as an idea and then it became a style. Based on Paul Cézanne's three main ingredients - geometricity, simultaneity (multiple …

Canon’s New PROGRAF PRO-6000 Is a HUGE 60-Inch Inkjet Printer for Fine Art Photographers

Canon has unveiled the PROGRAF PRO-6000 large-format inkjet printer, which is designed for fine art photographers looking for uncompromising output …

Woodworking: build your own home in 8 steps (seriously!)

Okay, building your own house might sound like an extreme idea, but the reality is that some of the layouts are so simple that you actually <i>can</i> do it …

7 Steps to a Successful Painting

Each of us has been endowed with the ability to create. Some have actualized this ability more than others. Many people I know were discouraged early …

Eero’s new router is twice as powerful and twice as fast as before

A smaller Eero that can hide in more places is also coming<p>Eero is back: a little over a year after kickstarting the home mesh networking trend, the company is announcing its second-generation hardware. According to the company, the new Eero provides double the speed and range of its predecessor, …

The workout to build powerful, 3-dimensional shoulders

Want to carve boulder-sized shoulders? Hit them from every angle with this unique workout of stacked supersets.<p>How heavy should you go? Choose a pair …

9 Best Exercises You're Not Doing

1 of 10<p>Pavel Ythjall<p>Give Them a Try<p>Sometimes the best exercise is the one you’re not doing. And why is such a great move not part of your training? …

Workouts

TONAL PROGRESSION

<b>TONAL PROGRESSION</b><p>The purpose of this page on Tonal Progression is to demonstrate some ideas about color mixing. The important thing is that you get …

4 Day Workout Program to Build Serious Mass

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Intermediate<p>Program Duration8 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout45-60 …

Workouts

A Massive 30-Part Guide to Retouching Photos in Photoshop

Want a crash course in retouching photos in Photoshop? Here’s a 4-part video series that clocks in at 4.5 hours in total, making it a very …

I Tried Zac Efron’s "Baywatch" Diet And Workout For Two Months And This Is What Happened

Just how difficult is it to get ripped?<p>I’d eat 90% processed foods, with a salad thrown in there once in a while, as if some occasional lettuce could negate the mountains of unhealthiness that’d come before it. To give you an idea of how deep-fried and takeout-oriented my diet was, take a peek at …

Fitness

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 …

This One-Minute Video Shows You How to Make an Animated GIF in Photoshop

GIFs are fun, and if you’re an artist, it’s easy enough to turn your art into a short animation in Photoshop. This quick tutorial from Adobe shows …

Tutorials

Build Muscular Arms Like Mark Wahlberg with this Workout Program

<b>Duration</b> 4 Days<p><b>Exercises</b> 22<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Mark Wahlberg started lifting weights in the 1980s, a time when training circulated around the techniques and …

Workouts

This is the single best diet for your overall health, according to nutrition experts

We thinking less about diets as being for rapid weight loss and more about for creating lifestyle changes that stick.<p>To help people sift through the noise and find science-backed plans that work for years rather than weeks, US News & World Report ranked 38 eating plans.<p>The rankings considered …

The 45-minute transformation workout to get back in shape fast

<b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If you just want to get back in shape in 2017 and you're a crazy-busy dude, here's how to go from zero to hero in …

Health

The Shoulder Workout That Also Gives You Great Abs

Chisel your upper body with just 4 exercises<p><b>Trainer:</b> Jeremy Scott, trainer at Jeremy Scott Fitness in Scottsdale, Arizona<p><b>Benefit:</b> This four-move workout attacks all three “heads” of the deltoid muscle that wraps around your shoulder. You’ll perform all of the exercises while standing, so as an …

Workouts

Google Lets You Take a 360-Degree Panoramic Tour of Street Art in Cities Across the World

A friend of mine, a fellow American living in Seoul, just recently put up a vlog in which he at once admires a piece of street art he happens upon …