Carol Catlin

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Drawing with Kids Using the Monart Method :: Lesson 1

My post on Drawing with Kids using the Monart method really seemed to strike a chord. It has been one of my more popular posts lately, both in terms …

This guy makes flip books using nothing but a hole puncher

Artist Scott Blake makes flip books without drawing a single line: instead, he uses a hole puncher. He makes patterns on a computer, prints them out, and then goes through the painstaking process of punching the holes and lining up the pages to make these awesome flip books.<p><i>Story by Jacob Shamsian</i> …

Why the British Tell Better Children’s Stories

Their history informs fantastical myths and legends, while American tales tend to focus on moral realism.<p>If Harry Potter and Huckleberry Finn were each to represent British versus American children’s literature, a curious dynamic would emerge: In a literary duel for the hearts and minds of …

Tracy's Toys (and Some Other Stuff)

Tin toy kitchens, also known as doll kitchens, were made in Germany and America through the 1800s in a wide range of styles and price points. All …

With Glue and Glitter

Here are my most recent craft projects. I've been writing about them on my new blog - paperglitterglue.com. It is a much easier blog name to …

SCBWI

Submissions open for Little, Brown Emerging Artist Award<p>LBYR is accepting submissions for the Emerging Artist Award through May 15.<p>SCBWI remembers …

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Paper Flowers - Design Crush

What’s the hardest part of the creative process?

From doodles to designs – sketch it out with a stylish stylus

<b>Product Round-Up</b> Perfect iPad add-on for the holiday season, or what?Steve Jobs famously said of tablets: ‘If you see a stylus, they blew it.’ Any …

Apps

Philosopher Jason Silva Explains What Creativity And Inspiration Actually Are

Paul is a proud Southerner who enjoys long walks in the woods, sweet tea, and watching movies. He’s also an expert pastry chef and will share his …

Creativity

How to access a million stunning, copyright-free antique illustrations released by the British Library

What would you do with a million free images?<p>In keeping with its ambition to become the world’s most open institution of its kind, the British Library has released over a million public domain illustrations and other images to the public through Flickr for anyone to reuse, remix or repurpose. So …

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6 Wacky Ways To Supercharge Your Creativity To Become A Better Photographer

Creativity is the core building block of every great photographer. Those who know how to foster and stimulate the power of their creativity often can …

Creativity

Morpholio Journal. Write. Sketch. Collect.

Morpholio JournalPro<p>Awarded “Best App” and now with Moleskine® Notebooks, Journal is any designers’ dream software. Called “The Future of Sketching” …

Sketching

This New Algorithm From Disney Research Could Revolutionize Home Video

Home videos might soon look as good as Hollywood.<p>We’ve seen before how much potential depth-sensing cameras have when it comes to the future of special effects. But a new algorithm from Disney Research could make it possible to do sophisticated video special effects without accurate depth …

The best photo filter apps for iPhone and iPad

Add fun to your photos<p>If you're an iOS-using photographer, there's a good chance you're constantly on the lookout for unique visual "looks" that will …

The Philosophies Behind The World’s Biggest Alternative Preschools

A Montessori model classrom. Source: Hub Ho Design<p>When you hear Waldorf, you probably think of the salad or Blair Waldorf from the <i>Gossip Girl</i> series …

Beautiful Poster Shows How We Got to the Cameras We Use Today

If you’ve ever wanted a visual history of photographic cameras, this poster by Retrofuturismo-Kitsch, should suit your needs. Taking a look as far …