Amanda Rail

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Bronze and Glass Horse Appears to Exit a Cascade of Water

Over the past year, Sydney-based artist Ben Young has made a splash in the art world with his beautifully-handcrafted sculptures. The self-taught creative produces these intricate works by cutting and layering sheets of glass into remarkable, translucent formations. And incredibly, it's all done …

The Art Of Italian Living: 21 Romans On How To Find Beauty In Everyday Life

When meeting an Italian, young or old, their eyes and facial expressions invite you to enter into their being. Every wrinkle, pore, feature, and …

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The Year of the Horse: 6 Rooms That Are Ready for Chinese New Year

The Year of the Horse starts January 31st. Browse these spaces with the chic motif.<p><b>1. This folk art painting used to be part of a barn. Now it's mounted on a track in a home office.</b>Interior design by Erin Martin. See more designer home offices.<p><b>2. A large-scale Brian Hodges photograph anchors the</b> …

The Kelpies: Scotland's Amazing Giant Horse Head Sculptures

The Kelpies is an enormous installation consisting of two giant horse head sculptures by artist Andy Scott. The 100-foot-tall structures, which were eight years in the making, are inspired by a legend from the artist's Scottish background that tells of a water spirit that takes the shape of a …

How to Train Your Horse to Do a Side or Full Pass

Many people think things like half passes and side passes are only important in the show ring. But, side passes are useful even if your horse is just …

Horse Racing

Iconic Fantasy Game Dungeons & Dragons Turns Forty - Unbound Worlds

The iconic tabletop fantasy role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons is forty years-old this month, and more and more people are coming out of the gaming …

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Why 'Assassin's Creed' Style 'Eagle Vision' Is Terrible Game Design And Needs To Stop

In <i>Assassin’s Creed</i> games you can enter a super-sensory mode known as “Eagle Vision.” The primary reason for this mode is to tag enemies, items, or reveal hiding spots—a useful sixth sense.<p>In the recent <i>Tomb Raider</i> reboot there’s something called “Survival Instincts.” It allows you to highlight …

Alex Konahin - Bon Expose - Museum of Art and Design

Alex Konahin, a brilliant young artist from Latvia, uses detailed Persian floral patterns in a new way to create incredibly beautiful and intricate …

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 …

10 Things... About Value

Pictured above, the nude contains a sharp line of contrast between light skin and shadowed skin, similar values blend. Below, small thumbnails start …

10 “Easy” Steps To Illustration.

You toss armloads of passion, paper, paint and frustration into a single-minded person and let the dough rise for 25 years.<p>I think that every good …

A Full $100 Off My Self Taught Class, Sale Ends Friday

The sale is now over, thanks so much for the overwhelming response! The class will remain available at this link as self taught or fully critiqued. I …