Katrina Kay

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Foundation 2.0

When Leslie Blodgett created her wildly popular BareMinerals line, she considered liquid foundation, with its potential to clog pores and irritate skin, to be enemy No. 1. But technological advancements have led her to reconsider, and she’s now launched Bareskin Pure Brightening Serum Foundation, a …

Meditative Seascapes by Jeff Friesen

Drawn to the a mysterious spiritual realm that awaits us just beyond the visible horizon, Nova Scotia-based photographer Jeff Friesen captures the …

Eerie Large Format Photographs of Central Park Taken in the Middle of the Night

New York-based photographer Michael Massaia‘s images are easily identified for two reasons: first, because they’re all very distinct, …

Inventing My Father: Diana Markosian's Long Journey Home

The following captions were written by Diana Markosian. Those in italics are translations of her father's writing. This<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Diana …

Compelling Photos Document the Contents of Abandoned Suitcases from a 125-Year-Old Psychiatric Center

Willard Psychiatric Center began its life in 1869 as Willard Asylum for the Insane, closing down over 125 years later in 1995. Thousands of long-term …

Elaborate Underwater Photo Project Involving a Sunken Shipwreck Produces Some Spectacular Images

Montreal-based photographer Benjamin Von Wong has a reputation that precedes him for shooting complicated productions, exceedingly difficult shots in …

Productivity, Street Art, Art, Comics, Beauty, Media, Redesign, Film

Art

Does modern art hate religion?

For centuries, the church was a powerful force that shaped art – but this has changed. Alastair Sooke explores what the future holds.<p>It is often said that art galleries today are the new cathedrals – places that people visit to replenish the spirit in a secular age. But for many centuries, …

Artworks

Candida Höfer: 'Haunted' spaces

A new show reveals how Candida Höfer’s ‘architectural portraits’ leave out humans. BBC Culture peeks inside opulent buildings from around the world.<p>The genre of photography known as ‘ruin porn’ has taken off in recent years, depicting abandoned factories in Detroit and crumbling houses in New …

Rio De Janeiro

Why we should stand up for good taste

We shouldn’t have to accept all statements on art as equally valid personal opinions – some works are good and others are just bad, writes Tiffany Jenkins.<p>“It is natural for us to seek a Standard of Taste,” wrote the Scottish philosopher David Hume in 1757, “a rule by which the various sentiments …

Aesthetics

The creative power of anxiety

A month-long festival in London explores the way that the arts respond to a mental health problem. Tiffany Jenkins takes a look.<p>I am huddled in a group, sitting on the polished wood floor of the house that belonged to Sigmund Freud, the founding father of psychoanalysis. Freud's couch, one of the …

Mental Health

Damion Berger’s Painterly “Vessels”

View Gallery<p>In his photographic series “Vessels”, Damion Berger uses long exposures to photograph the nighttime light emissions of yachts and cruise …

Manual Camera Controls in iOS 8

For the longest time, iOS had almost no camera controls at all. There would be a toggle for HDR, a toggle to switch to the front-facing camera, and a …

Bodyscapes: Spectacular Black Light Body Art Photography by John Poppleton

John Poppleton‘s personal motto as a photographer and artist has been to ‘cherish something different.’ The first roll of black and white film he …

Bizarre Images Push the Boundaries Between Fantasy and Reality

It is an understatement to say that many photographers use Photoshop, that’s why it takes a special flair to stand out from the crowd. Most anyone …

Photo Manipulation

Phlegm New Mural For ArtScape - Malmö, Sweden

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• June 19, 2014<br>• 0<p>Phlegm is currently in Sweden where he just finished working on this new piece somewhere on the streets of …

Chelsea Brown @ F8 Gallery, San Francisco

Chelsea Brown is inspired by all things heroic, legendary, supernatural and womanly. Her newer works showcase sword wielders, horde leaders and …

10 French Braid Tutorials to Help You Master the ‘Do

Chances are, there’s been at least one or two (thousand) times that you’ve seen an epic French braid and gotten super excited. That is, until you realized you’d probably never be able to hold your arms up over your head long enough to actually recreate it yourself. Don’t let French braids seem …

Where Does Space Begin?

If <i>Star Trek</i> has taught us anything, it’s that space is “the final frontier.” But where exactly does that frontier lie? It depends on whom you …

Behavioral Sciences

6 Writing Lessons from Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window

It has gotten to the point where I can’t watch a film or TV show, read a book, listen to a song, or play a video game without thinking…<i>What can this</i> …

Grace Kelly

3 Ways to Know When to End Your Chapters

At some point in writing your novel, you have to start thinking about “chaptering,” the process of deciding exactly when and where your chapter …

Getting the Details Right in Your Novel: Psychologist vs. Psychiatrist

Although both professions study and treat people with psychological and behavioral issues, there are big distinctions between psychologists and …

Psychology

The Pros and Cons of Writing a Novel in Present Tense

When the literary historians of the year 3000 write about the fiction of our time, I believe they will consider our use of the present tense to be …

We're the editors of Writer's Digest (online, books and magazine). Ask us anything!

Hello there, /r/writing! We're here today for a couple of hours to answer your questions about craft, publication, publicity, plot, structure, …

The best way to win an argument

How do you change someone’s mind if you think you are right and they are wrong? Psychology reveals the last thing to do is the tactic we usually resort to.<p>You are, I'm afraid to say, mistaken. The position you are taking makes no logical sense. Just listen up and I'll be more than happy to …

Psychology

Interstellar travel: Raising children in space

If we are to colonise the stars, then humanity will have to embark on centuries-long voyages – and have families along the way. Can we raise children in space?<p>“Mars,” sang Sir Elton John in Rocket Man, “ain't the kind of place to raise your kids.”<p>Sir Elton might be lacking in Nasa-related …

Papua New Guinea

How to Make Any Nut Butter Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Nut butter is too easy not to make at home. C</i><i>ustomize it to your heart's content, with a little guidance …

Dessert

Abstract Photographs Explore The History Of Light Therapy

If the sun could paint a self-portrait, it might look like one of the images in Danish photographer Nicolai Howalt’s new series, “Light Break: Wavelength.” Resembling abstracted starbursts, eclipses, or minimalist tie-dye, these gorgeously colored compositions blur the line between photography, …