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It’s All Greek to Me: A Brief History of Lorem Ipsum Text

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9 Valuable Lessons I Learned in the Real World (and Not in School)

Formal education, you failed me.<p>Let me tell you a story:<p>When I was in the 3rd grade, we had to write a paragraph about something we loved, and then draw a picture in the box above it. We were first asked to draw and write in pencil, and then once the teacher had checked our work, we were supposed …

Don’t Teach Grit. Embed It.

column | Learning Strategies<p>Don’t Teach Grit. Embed It.<p>By Michael B. Horn (Columnist)     Jul 13, 2016<p>Image Credit: Mrs. Opossum / …

Pedagogy

10 CSS Libraries for Better Image Hover Effects

Letting users <b>easily and clearly know which part of the webpage is clickable</b> is an important part of UX design. The old but gold way of doing it was …

Design Is a Job. 30 Honest Quotes by Mike Monteiro

For plenty of people design is a synonym of art. And for some creative guys who do not make their living or their business that way, it perhaps is. …

An Artist llustrates The Sad Truth Of Modern Life: Thought-Provoking, Clever And Funny Illustrations By Marco Melgrati

Marco Melgrati is an Italian illustrator based in Mexico. He was born in 1984 in Milan. In 2006 he graduated from the Santa Giulia School of Fine …

Craig Davison's Wonderful Childhood Fantasy Paintings

A long, long time ago in a galaxy made out of parts from the garage<p>The knock on today's children is that they no longer play outdoors. Instead …

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Animals Drawings Made with Multicolored Dots

London-based artist Ana Enshina gives life to multicolored animals made with hundreds of size variable dots that you can buy right here. These …

One Animal in Zootopia Has More Individual Hairs Than Every Character in Frozen Combined

Computer animation evolves at an alarming rate. One year, a movie like <i>Frozen or Big Hero 6</i> looks like the peak of what’s possible. Then, only a year …

Spectacular Wildlife, Humans and Buildings Bronze Sculptures

Spaniard sculptor Fernando Suárez Reguera, born in Oviedo and now living in Madrid, is the author of these stunning sculptures made of bronze, iron …

Sculpture

The Hard Truth About Mastering Any Skill

Picasso is sitting in the park, sketching. A woman walks by, recognizes him, runs up to him and pleads with him to draw her portrait. He’s in a good …

Dreamlike Architectural Watercolor Paintings

Polish Architect and painter Tytus Brzozowski imagines a city through dreamlike paintings. Artist transposes in his artworks the city of his dreams : …

Futuristic Digital Paintings

Russian illustrator Alex Andreyev imagines futuristic and surrealistic in which he represents the human life with strange creatures, objects and …

Painting

Clever Illustrations Reflect Hilarious Human Behavior

Graphic designer David Olenick perfectly illustrates the humor of bad decisions, excuses, and basic human behavior. Olenick's designs are cleverly executed with a handy array of puns and a quirky cast of characters. From a tough guy name badge that reads: “HELLO MY NAME IS: keep walking” to the …

7 Sins of Beginner Artists: What Keeps You From Being Good

Everything is hard when you're a beginner, but the problem with drawing is that everyone thinks they know how to do it. Drawings turn out well or …

10 Swiss Inspired Graphic Design Lessons To Help You Become A Better Designer

<i>Sometimes the best way to showcase your design is to go back to the basics.</i> <br>When you hear the term “Swiss Design” the first thing you might think of …

Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves

Some researchers, however, believe that a third option, cognitive choice, is a more effective way to promote longer-lasting student autonomy. This …

Pedagogy

10 Ways to Supercharge Your Design Learning

You're reading 10 Ways to Supercharge Your Design Learning, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

A Showcase of 100 Design Quotes To Ignite Your Inspiration

<i>Creativity is all around us – in the homes we live in, the cars we drive, the clothes we wear, and the food we eat.</i>When you’re looking for creative …

Memory and Unforgettable eLearning Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on October 17, 2015<p>The ability for our minds to enhance or impair the memories we experience is mind-blowing. The Memory and Unforgettable …

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PES Comes Up With a New Style of Animation

It's not quite flip-book, it's not quite stop-motion, we don't know what the heck to call it<p>The inventive filmmaker/animator known as PES has created …

What Is Sketching in the Digital Age?

Every good design should start with a sketch. The problem, as everyone knows, is that computers are killing sketching. Or are they?<p>To begin with, …

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Reimagined in Beautiful Illustrations by Artist Andrea D’Aquino

“Begin at the beginning … and go on till you come to the end: then stop.”<p>One July afternoon in 1862, <b>Lewis Carroll</b> dreamt up his Wonderland to entertain a real-life little girl named Alice on a long boat ride. Three years later, he published the story and it went on to become one of the greatest …

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WORK

"Can I Draw?"—How to Tell If You're Good Enough

The desire to draw strikes the most when we observe a "talented" artist creating. We watch how they put the lines in the proper place, in a kind of …

Learning to Sketch vs. Sketching to Learn

5 Lessons from Sketching Lab 2015<p>Sketching Lab is an annual design conference in San Jose, Costa Rica that promotes the design process and visual …

The Sad Truth About Today’s World Illustrated By Steve Cutts

Art isn’t all fairytale photoshoots and landscape shots – it can also act as catalyst of change. And Steve Cutts thinks that many things in the world …