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Women Were Better Represented in Victorian Novels Than Modern Ones

Since the birth of modern English-language novels in the 1700s, male and female characters from Paul Atreides to Elizabeth Bennet have laughed, …

The Met museum brought a guy dressed up as a ninja turtle to admire Michelangelo's art — and people are turning it into a meme

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is currently hosting a big exhibition about the Renaissance-era painter Michelangelo Buonarroti, known for painting "The Sistine Chapel Ceiling" and "The Creation of Adam," as well as the sculpture "David." And who better to invite than Michelangelo himself?<p>And so …

Art

17 Literary Quotes About Failure To Encourage You To Keep Pushing Towards Your Goals

The first week of 2018 has already flown by — do you know where your New Year's resolutions are? If you're anything like me, you have already had a …

Best quotes about art by famous artists

You've seen their work in NYC's best museums (including The Met, MoMA and the Guggenheim) as well as in galleries around town. But have you ever …

Art

Satisfying Pictures of Meticulously Arranged Objects

At the extreme opposite of Katerina Kamprani an her “The Uncomfortable” series, the artist Adam Hillman satisfies our need of order with his …

Design

Dear Satan, An Animated Short About a Girl Who Accidentally Writes Letter to Satan Instead of Santa

<i>Dear Satan</i> is a hilarious animated Christmas film, created by Anomaly London, about a young girl who accidentally writes a heartfelt letter to Satan, …

A Fearsome Predator Becomes a Friendly Provider in the Charming Animated Short ‘Lynx & Birds’

<i>Lynx & Birds</i> is a charming animated Christmas short, created by Blue-Zoo Animation in London, that tells a heart warming tale about a fearsome …

Surprising Sculptures Crafted from Glass and Wood

Scott Slagerman brings together wood and glass to create a series of contemporary and unique sculptures out of wood and glass. After drawing the …

Sand Castle, An Animated Short Film About Soldiers Protecting a Pearl From a Giant Crab in the Desert

The creatives at ESMA made <i>Château de Sable (Sand Castle)</i>, an exciting animated short film about a group of soldiers who are protecting a beautiful …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Watch “Alike,” a Poignant Short Animated Film About the Enduring Conflict Between Creativity and Conformity

From Barcelona comes "Alike," a short animated film by Daniel Martínez Lara and Rafa Cano Méndez. Made with Blender, an open-source 3D rendering …

Animation

7 Coco Fun Facts That Will Seriously Impress You

There’s been so much buzz about Disney•Pixar’s <i>Coco</i> lately that we’re consumed with wanderlust—specifically to explore the stunning Land of the Dead …

Animation

‘The Breadwinner’ Review: Angelina Jolie Helps Deliver the Best Animated Feature of 2017

A gorgeous and sobering fable about systemic misogyny, "The Breadwinner" cements Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon as an animation powerhouse.<p>More imaginative …

Pixar Shares 3 Storytelling Secrets That Take Your Pitch From "We'll Get Back To You" to "Approved!" | Inc.com

If you want your biggest dreams to come true, at some point, you'll probably have to pitch them to someone. Maybe it's pitching a pit project to your boss. Or pitching your startup's business plan to raise money. No matter what future you're convincing folks to fashion with you, how do you give …

Animation

We’re An All-Female Animation Team That Makes Our Animations Out Of Paper

We’re Minhee Kang and Alexa Morita, an animation duo called Good Golly. We’ve been slugging the animation world trying to get any and every project …

How 65,000 Oil Paintings Became One Mesmerising Film, Now Screening

In the summer of 1890, Vincent Van Gogh, age 37, shot himself with a revolver in the fields outside Auvers-sur-Oise in France.<p>This is how <i>Loving</i> …

‘Loving Vincent’ Co-Director Hugh Welchman on Putting Van Gogh’s Impasto Style on Screen

It took five years and 65,000 frames rendered by hand with oil paints for Polish animator and painter Dorota Kobiela and the U.K.’s Hugh Welchman to …

Loving Vincent: The first fully painted film

Over a hundred painters came together from all over the world to make this new animated film about Vincent van Gogh. After shooting the scenes as a live action film with Saoirse Ronan, Chris O'Dowd and Douglas Booth, each frame was recreated as a painting in the style of van Gogh.<p><i>Video journalist:</i> …

Loving Vincent

There's One Thing Pixar Had to Add to Make Coco's Skeletons Less Creepy

When it came to making the Land of the Dead skeletons for the upcoming Disney film <i>Coco</i>, Pixar had a unique challenge on its hands. Since so much of …

Animation

The Summoning, A New Creepy Cute Cartoon From Frederator Studios and Sony Pictures Animation

Sony Pictures Animation and Frederator Studios has released their first <i>GO! Cartoons</i> short, titled “The Summoning“. The creepy cute short, created by …

Animation

A Stranded Man Stumbles Across a Freaky Haunted Mansion in Surreal Animated Short Macabre

We’ve been fans of filmmaker Jerónimo Rocha since we first saw his unsettling scifi horror short, <i>Dédalo</i>. His latest, <i>Macabre</i>, is quite a bit different …

7 Pixar Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be Happy | Inc.com

For many of us, Pixar movies are the ultimate paragon of our joyful youth. They're full of timeless animation and positive messages--and their own versions of happy endings that feel more realistic than those of Disney and other animated movies.<p>Some of the best Pixar lines are moving, others are …

Animation

New Star Wars Forces of Destiny Animated Shorts and Toy Line Launching This Year

Daisy Ridley and Felicity Jones reprise their roles in a new female-led Star Wars initiative.<p>One of the biggest and most successful brands ever is …

Star Wars

Poetical Coincidences in Pictures

Denis Cherim’s photo series “Coincidence Project”, which started 5 years ago, is regularly updated with new images. By playing with the shadows, …

Surreal Illustration Style: The observatory

The Observatory is an illustration and graphic design project created and shared by Anxo Vizcaíno. It is one of those projects that make your …

Ten Reasons Why I’ll Quickly Reject Your Story

This past week I've been judging Writers of the Future. Most of the stories come to us electronically, so much of my day is spent opening files, …

Creative Writing

4 Super Easy Ways To Create Characters For Short Stories

Creating characters in short stories is the same as creating characters in novels, but once again, when dealing with a reduced word count we have to …

Modern Blackout Curtains Turn Windows into Penthouse Views of a City at Night

When it comes to window blinds, our options for something that’s truly unique can seem limited. But as Ukrainian designers HoleRoll demonstrate, modern blinds for windows can transcend their practicality and double as spectacular shadow art for your home. They’ve created panels that, when closed, …

World Book Day 2017: Inspiring Quotes About Books And Reading

April 23 every year marks World Book Day. This year the event falls Sunday.<p>Books have been a source of pleasure for several people and many will …