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'Women are realistic, men idealistic': Studio Ghibli on why a director's gender matters

When Hayao Miyazaki left Japan’s legendary studio, Hiromasa Yonebayashi took the reins. He speaks about the shadow cast by his predecessor, animation in the age of Pixar and how men and women approach fantasy differently<p>When Hayao Miyazaki announced his retirement from Japan’s greatest animation …

Hayao Miyazaki

Why Are Some People Better at Drawing than Others?

Since the dawn of human art-making, the divide has been clear: There are people who can effortlessly sketch an object's likeness, and people who …

The Brain

5 top career tips for illustrators

Over the course of the last year Kiri Østergaard Leonard has interviewed illustrators and artists about their careers for her website. These …

Best Tools for Designer, Developer & Marketer

Photoshop Adobe<p>Photoshop is a popular image changing software package. It is widely used by photographers for photo editing and by graphic designers …

Design Inspiration & Ideas from Envato

Whether you want to give context to a scene, create a smooth transition between takes, or simply delight an audience …<p>Welcome to video on Envato …

Graphic Design

China's Entertainment Billionaires: China's 'Disney,' Cai Dongqing

If you were asked to list the billionaires who made their fortunes in entertainment, you’d probably have no problem rattling off names like Lucas, Spielberg, Murdoch, Winfrey or Geffen. They’re household names not only because of their distinctive achievements in film, television and music, but …

Caring Pepper robot hits the market, sells out in a minute

The adorable Pepper robot unveiled a year ago by Japan-based mobile and telecommunications company SoftBank has finally been made available to consumers, and it's been a roaring success.<p>According to CIO, the robot was launched on to the market at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 20. Within a minute, all …

Robotics

Prison Born

What becomes of the babies of incarcerated mothers? Research suggests that having nurseries in prisons leads to lower recidivism rates for moms and better outcomes for their kids.<p>Alyssa mayer was four months pregnant the day a police officer showed up at her motel room in Kingston, New York. It was …

Open Source Remote Control lets you pilot just about any drone

Drones and other remotely piloted vehicles are inherently limited by their controls; you frequently have to switch controllers when you switch vehicles, and you can usually forget about customization. You might not have to worry if the Open Source Remote Control (OSRC) project gets off the ground, …

Jackie Chan: ‘I hate violence’

When you say that you are meeting Jackie Chan, everyone grins. Friends, family, colleagues… nobody has a bad word to say. It’s a bit of a surprise when you consider that he found fame by falling over and beating people up. Then again, Chan is one of the most famous men on the planet, and really he …

The Next Gold Rush? Water

California continues to suffer through its third summer of drought, but the state's water market runs free—and people are willing to pay a pretty penny for the stuff. To put it in textbook-visualization terms, the price has climbed as high as $2,200 for an amount of water that would cover a …