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11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

How to give your art a cinematic look

Within both sci-fi and fantasy genres, environment art offers an intriguing opportunity to convey complex ideas and back story, such as an alien …

The 8-Bit Philosophy Guys Predict a "Mass Exodus to the Virtual World"

The creators of 8-Bit Philosophy have a lot to say about 'Rick and Morty' and heavy, "not fun" video games.<p>The founders behind the web series 8-Bit …

Rick and Morty

I Create Intimate Conceptual Portraits Of Women

Salutations! My name is Mark Harless but most people know me as Bleeblu. I’m a photographer who takes intimate portraits of young female models. I …

How to Dig Deep: You're Stronger Than You Think | The Art of Manliness

Awhile back I was doing a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout over on a nearby running/biking trail. Along the trail there’s a fairly …

How to Build Your Vocabulary In 5 Easy Steps | The Art of Manliness

Today, we’re going to talk about removing another kind of filler from your speech (and your writing as well): empty words. Just like empty calories …

How to Repair Your Own Furniture | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Joshua Klein.</i><p>Earlier this week, I explained <i>why</i> every man should know how to repair his own furniture, and …

Woodworking

How to Build Your Net Worth | The Art of Manliness

Do you feel like you’re not getting ahead with your finances? That no matter how hard you work or how much extra money you earn, you’re still in the …

Personal Finance

The secret history of beauty: How the Greeks invented Western civilization’s biggest idea

People think of beauty as universal to the human experience. But the truth is actually much more complicated<p>The English word <i>beauty</i> is semantically rich; that is, it has a wide range of meanings and connotations. In everyday speech, this is not a problem: we can apply the noun, or the corresponding …

The Arts

Tintype Figure Studies

Unique

Spanish Artist Reveals The Ugly Side Of Society In Controversial Illustrations

Spanish artist, Luis Quiles, is known for causing splash after splash with his controversial artwork, which reveals the ugly side of society. Quiles …

Digital Art

Illustrations by Manchester's Kemi Mai

We showed some of the digital portraits of Kemi Mai on the site before, but because we are going through the year, looking back at some of the new …

Wildcat Nude Workshop, No. 1

<b>Inspired by Art…</b> Just got back to LA from a wonderfully inspiring stay at the Weston estate and the Wildcat Nude Photo Workshop led by Kim Weston and …

Amazing Pixel Art by Pixel, Huh

I am a fan of Pixel Art, I think it might be because of my addiction to video-games in the 80s and 90s or just because they are awesome. Octavi …

Digital Art

The dreamy black and white photography of Silvia Grav

Photographer Silvia Grav achieves a brilliant, dreamlike aesthetic by appropriating techniques that include superimposition, multiple exposure and …

SFBT-3 Artist Figure Review

It's hard to define S.F.B.T-3, is it a toy, action figure, model, mannequin, maquette, or a doll? Whatever purpose it's made for, I am reviewing it …

Essential Jeremiads: 16 Cultural Critiques Every Man Should Read | The Art of Manliness

Today we laid out an argument for why it’s vital for every man to regularly engage with hard-hitting jeremiads — a form of rhetoric that laments …

The evocative portraits by artist Sharon Sprung

How to Hack Your Flow: Live Life at the Limits and Boost Productivity | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post from Steven Kotler, author of</i> The Rise of Superman.<p>Researchers define flow as an “optimal state of consciousness,” a …

How to Talk About Your Accomplishments without Coming Off Like A Jerk | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post by John Corcoran.</i><p>Have you ever met someone whose personal story just blew you away?<p>My friend Tom is one of those …

Delayed Gratification: How to Unleash the Power and Pleasure of Waiting | The Art of Manliness

While I was a fat kid in middle school who couldn’t even do a single pull-up, since college my weight has been decidedly average; I am neither …

Thumos and Why Passion Must Be a Driving Force of Your Life | The Art of Manliness

Last week we explored Plato’s allegory of the chariot, which the ancient philosopher used to explain the tripartite nature of the soul or psyche. In …

Celebrities as Neoclassical Paintings

With his Replace Face project, an artist has decided to draw his inspiration from English painter George Dawe who painted 329 portraits of Russian …

More Thoughts on Layout

Sorry it's been so long....Happy New Year. I hope the layout posts have been interesting. When I first went to CalArts, I was so convinced...

Narrative Illustration

Before our first class, I want to give you an assignment and some thoughts on process to get you off to what I hope will be a flying start.<p>What I …

Personal Work: Making it Count

<i>Hey! Wait a minute. Something's not right. Yes, I know what you're thinking, dear reader -- you clicked over to see a new Gerard post, but it's</i> …