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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 …

Photographic Illusions Mirror Our Connection with Nature

Luisa Azevedo makes magic with her surreal, beautiful photo manipulations.<p>Eighteen year old photographer and digital artist Luisa Azevedo doesn't want to create realism, she wants to create magic. The Lisbon native's surrealist photo manipulations are known for their serene tone, crisp composition, …

Digital Art

Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomy (for iPad)

<b>Pros</b><p>Smooth operation. Exquisite design. Unique and valuable content. Good descriptive text in 11 chapters. Good renditions of the drawings. 3D …

Revolutionary Mexican Modernism exhibition highlights exclusive Kahlo and Rivera paintings

For nearly two decades, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston has committed to presenting the greatest of Latin American art, so it’s too not surprising …

How Pablo Picasso Hacked Willpower to Produce Almost 50,000 Works of Art

In 1895, had his sister not died, Picasso may never have picked up a paintbrush again.<p>He had made a pact with God. At age 13, he promised to give up …

How to Memorize the F-Stop Scale With Simple Math

Off the top of your head, do you know how much more light f/2.8 lets in compared to f/5.6? Do you know the f-stop number that comes after 11? This …

The Biggest-Selling Artist at Auction Is a Name You May Not Know

If asked, “Who is the biggest-selling artist at auction?” few people in the art world would answer “Zhang Daqian.”<p>But works by this Chinese modernist painter, who died in 1983, generated $354.8 million in auction sales last year — $31 million more than Picasso, who weighed in at No. 2, according to …

The Manfrotto Manhattan Collection of Bags Target the NYC Photographer

Manfrotto just introduced a brand new lineup of camera bags called the Manfrotto Manhattan Collection. As the lifestyle imagery implies along with …

Download 200+ Free Modern Art Books from the Guggenheim Museum

For at least half a decade now, New York's Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has been digitizing its exhibition catalogs and other art books. Now you can …

Art

For 30 Years, A Son Chronicled His Mom's Heartbreaking Struggle With Cigarettes

What began as a warning to others about the dangers of smoking turned into a tender collaboration between a parent and her child.<p>James Friedman was 9 years old when he began photographing his mother, Dorothy. She was 11 years old when she smoked her first cigarette. They both continued with their …

Getting out of Auto: Understanding the metering modes on your camera

Metering modes allow a camera to determine how much light there is in any given scene, and how much there should be. However, the way the modes …

This $80 Flash Will Revolutionize Your Action Photos

Proposals for Trump’s border wall include fences, lighthouses, and nuclear waste

This week, hundreds of companies submitted proposals for President Donald Trump’s nebulous signature campaign promise, a wall between the United States and Mexico. The cost of this politically charged construction project, as well as the source of the funding, is still unsettled. And while Trump …

Immigration

ICE agents arrest 26 immigrants in Colorado and Wyoming over weekend

Twenty-six people suspected of being in the country illegally were arrested in Colorado and Wyoming over the weekend by federal immigration …

Damien Hirst’s New Venice Show Is an ‘Unbelievable’ Journey to the Depths of Bling

Art World<p>Micky Mouse and ancient goddesses populate the artist's fantastical exhibit.<p>,<p>Damien Hirst has created the exhibition the post-truth world …

A War on Graffiti in Brazil

São Paulo<p>Djan Ivson has been prosecuted seven times for vandalism. It’s becoming an occupational hazard. The 33-year-old is Brazil’s most vocal practitioner and defender of “pichação,” known as “pixo,” a distinctive form of calligraphic graffiti that covers everything from skyscrapers to burnt-out …

Brazil

See images from Ryan McGinley’s early career

As of late, Ryan McGinley has been celebrated for his incredibly impressive and (at times) painfully constructed photography that collides nudes with nature – notably through two series titled <i>Winter</i> and <i>Fall</i> as well as his 2015 book <i>Way Far</i>.<p>However, McGinley first caught the attention of New York’s …

Photographers

A Quadriplegic Painter Creates a Paradise for Artists With Disabilities

After a debilitating accident, William Heard took up painting and founded an arts center in Mississippi.<p><b>This article originally appeared on Creators.</b><p>William Flewellen Heard discovered his passion in painting. So he founded an arts center to share the joy of creative expression. Our Artworks is a …

Art

How to get started with drone photography

Aerial photography and video via drones are awesome--and consumers can now get in on the fun. Here are a few tips to help you get off to a good start …

Michael Sailstorfer at KÖNIG GALERIE (Contemporary Art Daily)

In his sixth solo exhibition at KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin-based artist Michael Sailstorfer presents two uniquely paired works — <i>Brenner</i> (2017), a new, …

What Happened When I Forced Myself To Wake Up At 5 A.M. Every Day For A Month

Some early risers might get more done, but it turns out there are times when getting up earlier can make you less productive.<p>Early risers get a lot of good press: They are supposedly more productive and possibly better problem solvers. But after a month of forcing myself out of bed at 5 a.m., I …

How to unlock Netflix to watch every movie and TV show using these secret codes

With this simple trick, Netflix users can unlock a whole new world of content.<p>Netflix users are already in treat with a wide range of movies and TV …

Ask Ethan: What Is Spacetime?

When it comes to understanding the Universe, there are a few things everyone’s heard of: Schrödinger’s cat, the Twin Paradox and E = mc^2. But despite being around for over 100 years now, General Relativity — Einstein’s greatest achievement — is largely mysterious to everyone from the general …

Physics

8 Mexico City-Based Emerging Artists You Need to Know

It isn’t quite fair to say that Mexico City is now becoming one of the globe’s most exciting art destinations, because, in some ways, its always been …

Art

Quick Corporate Portraits With a Simple Lighting Set-up

Join Daniel Norton OnSet as he shows you a simple and compact lighting set-up for location Portraiture, perfect to work with a variety of different …

15 Powerful Quotes From a Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Mooji is a spiritual teacher and Zen master originally from Jamaica. Mooji shares self-inquiry, directing his students to the non-dual Self by …

Meditation

An Exclusive Look at Keith Haring’s Art Cars Display in Los Angeles

“The Unconventional Canvases of Keith Haring” will be on display at Los Angeles’s Petersen Automotive Museum beginning December 17 and running …

Keith Haring

Artist Liz Nielsen's Photograms

Back during this July's Art Southampton fair, we became transfixed by a series of large scale images within the walls of the Charlotte, NC-based SOCO Gallery booth. Upon further inspection, the works turned out to be photograms by Brooklyn-based artist Liz Nielsen. For those unfamiliar with the …

UX Design

Researchers stored an OK Go music video on strands of DNA

Researchers just figured out how to squeeze 200 MB of data onto some strands of DNA.<p>That's right, the same stuff that's inside all of us, the …