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Award-Winning Packaging: Fieldwork Brewing Cans

<b>Editor’s Note: This project won Best of Region for the Far West in PRINT’s 2017 Regional Design Awards. See all of the winners here, and don’t forget</b> …

Graphic Design

Books, Shows and People that inspire me to create – Muzli -Design Inspiration

This is a shout out to all the TV shows, books and people that have inspired me to create over the last one year. So here goes.<p>TV Shows<p>High …

Categories

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watercolor course | Channeling Winslow Homer

I was surprised to see the assertion in Judy D. Treman’s book “Building Brilliant Watercolors” (Northlight books, 1998) that tube watercolor paints …

Family Portrait Update

- By Justin Coro Kaufman <br>My last post here I’d put up a thumbnail and some images of a large painting of my kids/animals (same thing!) I was …

Fantasy Art

Art Worksheets

01<p>of 17<p>Art Worksheet: Grey Scale<p>A collection of free art worksheets for various painting exercises.<p>Details of the painting exercise each art …

Limited Color Palettes for Plein Air Painting

Plein air painters use a variety of different limited palettes and some even vary their color palettes depending on their location, weather and …

Making Your Own Wet Painting Carrier

-By Dan dos Santos<br>Over the years, I've had to carry a LOT of wet paintings around.<br>Lots of times I do demos at workshops, and I have to get the …

Woodworking

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Plant Owners Make

Christan Summers and Ivan Martinez—the brilliant plant whisperers behind the Brooklyn-based plant company Tula House—know a thing or two about …

How to Stretch Watercolor Paper

It's generally recommended that watercolor paper less than 356 gsm (260 lb) is stretched before use, otherwise, it'll warp. It's a simple</b> …

With Chemistry And Care, Conservators Keep Masterpieces Looking Their Best

Behind the scenes at major art museums, conservators are hard at work, keeping masterpieces looking their best. Their methods are meticulous — and sometimes surprising.<p>The painting conservation studio at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., is filled with priceless works sitting on row …

Art History

Your Sketch Easel Designs

Today I'm pleased to share your design innovations for the Sketch Easel. Thanks to each of you who contributed photos and descriptions.<b><br>Rob Anglin</b><b></b><b></b><br>"As …

Woodworking

How to get started with oil painting

Painting with oils is an exciting way to create art. However, many people can be intimidated by the medium of oil paints, when in fact it provides …

5 things you need for oil painting

There's an undeserved mystique around oil painting that has put up some intimidating barriers for some artists wanting to use this wonderful …

6 printing trends every designer should know about

Anyone who’s ever worked on a print design knows that what you design on screen is only one half of the equation.<p>How it’s actually printed is as …

Google's Newest Feature Is Great For Art Lovers

It’s already possible to explore museums like the Museum of Modern Art and the Smithsonian National Art Museum with Street View in Google Maps. But …

5 movies to Netflix and chill to this weekend

It’s a mix of new and soon-to-be-leaving movies for this week’s Netflix recommendations, with one of Quentin Tarantino’s movies included.<p>Guess what? …

Quentin Tarantino

The Art Spirit

• <b>Author:</b> Robert Henri<p>Embodying the entire system of Robert Henri's teaching, The Art Spirit contains much valuable advice, critical comment, and inspiration to every student of the arts.

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The Value of Value Studies

Taking time on the front end to make several, quick value studies is an important part of the painting process. Unlike a notan which simplifies and …

Best painting software for artists: 9 digital painting apps for Mac and PC as used by professionals

Discover the best Mac and PC applications for digital painting – including a plugin that lets you use Corel Painter inside Photoshop, Rebelle's new …

Painting

The 7 Habits Of Highly Creative Photographers

<b>How creative can you become as a photographer?</b><p>Are you pushing your limits or not even close to reaching them? When I read Steven Covey’s Book “The 7 …

Freida Pinto sees 'Guerrilla' as a timely story about racial strife

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Guerrilla" may have wrapped up Sunday night on Showtime, but Freida Pinto sees endless life in the tale it tells.<p>The series, set in London in the 1970s, chronicles the story of a couple whose passion for political activism evolves into something deeper and darker after the death of a …

CNN

Adventures in Solitude

We are getting some much needed rain and everything is quickly getting green. Time to get out and paint! I've had some time here and there to get out …

Plein Air Challenge: Day 11

I've been really good so far about keeping a schedule, which I'm finding is very necessary for a challenge such as this. My other painting …

The Painter's Primer - LINEA

<i>Irwin Greenberg circulated this primer to his students at the High School of Art & Design and the Art Students League of New York. He died, age 87,</i> …

Art History

Some Self Reflection

-By Justin Coro Kaufman<br>I’ve painted self portraits fairly regularly for the past 10 years or so. It's a great exercise on a few fronts. For one, its …

Fantasy Art
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This Short Film Made By Pixar Animators in Their Spare Time Is Damn Good

Pixar animators Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj made this short film <i>Borrowed Time</i> over the past 5 years, and it’s fantastic. The story is set up as …

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