Mona Masotta

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How a Japanese Printmaker Influenced 'Kubo,' the Biggest Stop-Motion Film Ever

'Kubo and the Two Strings' is one of 2016's most innovative film, but it drips with inspiration from a 20th century printmaker.<p>The DNA of a Japanese woodblock printing master runs through the veins of <i>Kubo and the Two Strings</i>, which is shaping up to be year's biggest animated film (sorry, <i>Sausage</i> …

Road Trip into a VR-Triggered Wasteland in These Vivid Sci-Fi Paintings

Sci-fi painter Simon Stålenhag’s latest series ‘The Electric State’ depicts a post-apocalyptic migration to California.<p>While dystopian sci-fi painter and conceptual artist Simon Stålenhag’s last two series, <i>Tales From The Loop</i> and <i>Things From The Flood</i>, are part of an alternative Sweden populated by …

Tokyo’s old storefronts come alive in these gorgeous illustrations

What happens when an illustrator moves to Tokyo and becomes obsessed with its old shops<p>Feast your eyes on this, Tokyo lovers: The mesmerizing illustrations of Mateusz Urbanowicz capture something of the unique spirit of the city’s old shops, from slightly seedy storefronts shielded by awnings and …

This Russian Illustrator Turns Manga into Gorgeous Cinematic Moments

Ilya Kuvshinov has been creating his own unique brand of manga-influenced illustrations with both a photographer's and a cinematographer’s touch.<p>Manga and anime, though distinctly Japanese storytelling media, are highly adaptable to any individual artist's style, as can be seen in Pigo Lin's erotic …

"Hunter" Painting Tutorial

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Awesome Timelapse Mix. Media Painting by Korean Artist Sung Ho Lee - ZAZAC NAMOO<p>...

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How to Immediately Connect With Anyone

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few. It’s easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, this ability is under your …

Self-improvement

I would totally use Magic Leap’s augmented reality price-checker

Beyoncé may not care too much for Magic Leap’s augmented reality headset, but years after I started reading the company’s patent filings, I remain <i>completely obsessed</i> with them. They’re usually quirky design fiction shoehorned into filings for light diffusion methods or something equally abstract, …

“Kubo and the Two Strings”: animated origami adults will enjoy too

A visually appealing film -- and somewhat deeper than standard kiddie fare<p>Perhaps it’s understandable that <i>Kubo and the Two Strings</i>, Laika’s latest …