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Surreal Photography in Andrea Koporova “Ghost Town”

Andrea Koporova is a self-thought photographer based in Austria, born in Slovakia. She started photography in 2011 and she developed a particular …

Photography

Apple is openly defying US security orders, but in China it takes a very different approach

Apple’s response to US and UK government demands for backdoors to user data has been direct, bordering on defiant. Yesterday (Feb. 16), Apple CEO Tim Cook published a letter explaining the company’s refusal to comply with a US federal court order to help the FBI access data on a phone recovered …

Tim Cook

The Most Astonishing Photos That Won Awards In 2015

It's been another year of awe-inspiring and goosebump-inducing photography. Take a look at the best of the best.<p><i>National Geographic Traveler</i> Photo Contest 2015<p>The travel arm of the National Geographic Society received more than 17,000 entries, with one image making it to the top spot: a spectacular …

The creator of MySpace now travels the world taking insane photographs

The founder of MySpace was assigned as the first friend of everyone joining the social network — connecting him to millions of people around the globe.<p>The glory days of MySpace are now long gone, and Tom is no longer involved with the site. But he keeps himself busy.<p>Along with co-founder Chris …

News Corp

Realistic Embroidered Portraits Explore the Complexity of Human Identity

Cayce Zavaglia‘s portraits capture her subject's natural beauty through textured layers of hand stitched embroidery, emulating the brushwork of classical oil paintings. Trained as a painter, Zavaglia made the switch to embroidery as her primary medium over 14 years ago. Her latest work finds her …

10 Things...Cropping

<b>5. Use lenses.</b><br>Our eyes see a wide, mostly horizontal, view of the world. It feels like we see everything in full detail. We’ve been told that the …

Pictures of the Week 10.22.15

Mexico

A Recurring Question About Painting Figures: Part 1

I write this blog post while here at the 9th annual Illuxcon in Allentown Pennsylvania. It is an amazing show in a great museum with a wonderful …

Asia's Most Amazing Buddhas

From the bespectacled to the bubbly, the daunting to the daring, Asia's Buddhas are among its most extraordinary cultural, artistic, and of course, spiritual attractions. With this in mind, the members of travel website Trippy.com offer their favorite places to pay homage.<p>Did we miss one of your …

20th Century

Pictures of the Week 9.10.15

Japan

Composition 101

Yes, there seem to be 'better' and 'stronger' choices for many images that feel as though they make for 'nicer' compositions, but there is no set …

10 Things...Painting Priorities

These aspects of painting may at first seem complicated. They become joyful the more you recognize, learn, and use them.<p>Of course, painting is a …

It's Alive! Digital Painting Tutorial

I've been getting a lot of requests lately for a tutorial on my digital painting process so hopefully this post answers your questions. I use Corel …

10 Things...Overlap

Not many artists think that mere overlapping elements in a painting can make a marked difference in the strength of a concept, but my own paintings …

Sandhill Cranes (EXPLORE)

Gloomy Watercolor Cats Slowly Bleeding Into The Paper

Cats, ever the internet’s greatest darlings, can be a ghostly and spirit-like lot, and these gorgeous paintings by Serbian-born artist Endre Penovac …

Watercolor Painting

Photo by @BrianSkerry A Stellar Sea Eagle flies over pack ice off Japan’s Shiretoko Peninsula in search of herring that aggregate below the surface. Winter in Hokkaido. Photographed on assignment for @natgeo. Not a turkey, but a bird of a different feather for Thanksgiving! @thephotosociety @natgeocreative

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle

Lady Gouldian Finch

Daily paintings | Louis | Postcard from Provence

Stunning Murals By “Etam Cru” Turn Boring Buildings Into Works Of Art

Given the extraordinary size of their epic street-art murals, it’s probably safe to say that the Polish street-art duo Etam Cru is one of the next …

Casey Childs' Show at the Springville Museum of Art

I have been on the road in Utah the last few days and had a little extra time to stop into the Springville Museum of Art in Springville, Utah. If you …

How to Select and Prime Supports

The Royal Institute of Oil Painters' president Ian Cryer shares his expertise on preparing supports<p>For paintings with finer details, Ian recommends a …

This London Bar’s Cocktail Menu Is A Gorgeous Pop-Up Book

A good cocktail isn’t just about the taste, or the alcohol content. It’s the peacock tail of drinks: it’s all about the look and the flair. That’s why a description or even a picture can’t do a well-designed cocktail justice. To properly get a feel for it, you’ve got to see it in 3-D.<p>That’s what’s …

Amazing Facial Hair Designs from the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships

It's that time of year again! Time to enjoy the results of the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships. For the annual event, men flock to the competition to show off their amazing facial hair designs. The website explains, “From delicate Dali moustaches to anything-goes full beard freestyles …

Men's Fashion