Todd Halstead

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There's lots to learn from these small house plans from the '60s

Every January, as we build up to the big International Builders Show, there are a million stories about model homes and dream house plans, all many …

‘Scandinavian Dreaming’ explores the tenets of Nordic design

What is Scandinavian design, and why is it everywhere?<p>What makes Scandinavian design Scandinavian, and why does everyone want in on it? We’ve explored the matter in depth here, and it comes as no surprise that the Nordic region has put together a team lead by Danish bigwig Bjarke Ingels to continue …

Scandinavia

Improve Your Photography Skills With This 52 Week Photo Challenge

Challenges are a fun way to help improve your skills in a particular area. If you want to get better at photography, or you just like taking …

Photography

16 Great Indies from 2016 to Stream on Netflix

<i>2016 wasn’t all bad. For proof, one need look no further than the impressive array of independent films released last year, some of which have now</i> …

Here’s How You Can Learn to Paint With Watercolors in Just One Hour

I have a confession to make: I don’t have a hobby. Unless you count watching Netflix or scrolling through Instagram at the end of a long day’s work, there’s not a whole lot that I do just for me, simply because I enjoy it.<p>As a writer, the thing I love to do has become my profession, and does it</i> …

10 Contemporary Artists You Need to Know

The digital age, with its 140 character limitations and emoji-laden conversations, has made it difficult for us to stay focused. A study by Microsoft …

​Simple 5-Minute Projects Are the Secret To This Small Kitchen's Success

We recently finished redoing Tara's rental kitchen, transforming it from a 1970s nightmare into a more livable and lovable space. After doing the …

Awesome Art Picks: Doctor Strange, Poison Ivy, Spider-Man, and More

Each week we search and gather up the coolest comic book art you won't see in actual comics. The reason you won't is because professional artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their websites, blogs, and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites …

Drawing

10 amazing Inktober 2016 artists

Another October is nearly at an end, and that means another Inktober challenge will be drawing to a close. Aimed at giving artists all over the world …

Stranger Things

10 Paintings In 10 Days

A personal challenge to do a small watercolor painting a day for 10 days.<p>I made them funny and small, these are all 8×8″ and took about two to three …

Beyond the Blue – Artist Cathy Veale’s Stunning Watercolour Seascapes

Renowned for her large watercolour seascapes, artist Cathy Veale was awarded the overall prize for Jackson’s Art of Reflection Competition. Inspired …

Coastlines

[LVL2] Poppy Watercolor Painting for Beginners #2

A Pen and Wash Watercolour. Fall Twilight Shadow Demonstration using only 3 colors.

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The artist behind Penny Arcade has been using Microsoft's new drawing computer — and he loves it

If you have not heard already, Microsoft just announced a new device called the Surface Studio. It's essentially a Surface computer for your desktop.<p>From what I understand, you can go to any Microsoft store today and actually play with one. It's a big beautiful screen on this slick armature that …

Nvidia GeForce

Duet Display for iPad Gains 'Pro' Drawing Features

Duet Display, the app that allows you to turn your iPad into an extra display for your Mac, is today gaining new features designed to turn the iPad Pro into a high-performance graphics tablet able to compete with Intuos or Wacom drawing tablets.<p>The new "Duet Pro" capabilities allow Duet Display to …

IPad Pro

Marvel Artist Will Sliney Releases How to Draw App

Becoming a comic book artist is hard. It takes years of training and dedication to master the techniques used by the professionals. However, thanks …

Comic Books

House Tour: Artists' Live/Work Loft in South Baltimore

<b>Name:</b> Nicole and Dave and dog Remy <b><br>Location:</b> Baltimore, Maryland <b><br>Size:</b> 1,100 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> Renting 1 year<p>Inspiring artists with an equally …

Bedroom DIY Ideas That Add Beauty for Less Than $100

If you're feeling like your bedroom is a white box where you store your bed, these low-cost, high-style DIYs are here to rescue your room from design …

At Home with Some of the Music Industry‘s Biggest Stars Photos

The lives of our favorite pop, country, and R&B performers often revolve around private planes and five-star hotels. But when they‘re not touring internationally or walking award-show red carpets, these world-famous celebrities kick back in their luxurious homes. Interior design plays a key role in …

Feast Your Eyes On An Artist's Unseen Trove Of Geriatric Erotica

Proving you're never too old to get your pleasure served hot.<p><i>Warning: This article contains graphic nudity and may be inappropriate for work.</i><p>You've probably never heard of artist G.H. Rothe. If, perchance, you have, you're likely familiar with her commercial mezzotints, depicting horses, landscapes …

Art

How many movies feature a character with your first name?

I was 13 years old when the first <i>Harry Potter</i> movie came out. At the time, I happened to have a young neighbor named Harry — and that year, Harry’s life dramatically changed.<p>The transformation began innocently, on Halloween night of ’01, with a rudimentary costume and a lightning bolt scar. By …

10 most common DSLR mistakes amateurs make and how to avoid them

Digital single-lens reflex cameras – or DSLRs, as they are widely known – are capable of adapting to any shooting conditions to get a good image, and …

Cameras

Talented Architect Demonstrates His Clever Method For Drawing Accurate Points of Perspective

Talented Iranian architect Reza Asgaripour demonstrated his clever method for accurately calculating and drawing points of perspective using elastic …

Digital Drawing for Beginners: Digital Shading

A piece of line art is still a drawing, but what if you wanted to make it more realistic? In this lesson, I will show you how you can use digital …

Tutorials

Covers and preview art for Titan's Hook Jaw #1

Back in July Titan announced that it is set to deliver a reimagining of the classic killer Great White <b>Hookjaw</b> with a new comic book miniseries from …

Comic Books

According To Science This Is The One Exercise You Need To Burn Belly Fat

Whether you are a every-day-gym-bunny or a once-a-week-wonder, you will know that there are some areas that are harder to tone and shift weight from …

Exercise

The Princess & The Goblin

This is a self-initiated illustration project I did that is inspired by the lovely story “The Princess & The Goblin” by George Macdonald and it was …

Graphic Design

The Water and Ink World of Illustrator Bil Donovan

We meet the fêted fashion illustrator and artist-in-residence at Dior Beauty, whose delicate drawings feature in a beguiling new exhibition, Drawing …

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