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The 10-Minute, Total-Body HIIT Workout That Revs Your Metabolism

To speed up your metabolism, your workouts must strengthen your muscles while spiking your heart rate—and of course, you need to do them regularly. These routines don’t have to last long: in fact, studies have shown that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is super-effective at burning belly …

Photographer Takes on Multiple Roles in Creative Self-Portrait

Los Angeles-based photographer and multifaceted artist Christine McConnell takes some really interesting images that place herself in multiple roles. Besides being behind the camera, McConnell also serves as the model, stylist, costume and set designer throughout much of her photography. Her keen …


Thousands of Hammered Nails Form Detailed Portraits

Instead of using a pen and ink, artist David Foster hammers thousands of nails onto a canvas to create these incredibly detailed portraits. Originally an architect, Foster's love for technical drawing translates perfectly into these meticulously produced arrangements. Each piece is based off of a …

David Foster

Preview | Acrylic Painting: Color, Texture and Value with Chris Cozen

23 Photos Taken a Split Second Before Disaster

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22-Year-Old Designer Stunningly Blends Art with Fashion

Yesterday, our friend and ever so talented photographer Alex Stoddard emailed us to tell us about a Kickstarter project that deserves our attention. Michelle Hbert is a 22-year-old up-and-coming designer that creates fashion that seems larger than life. Her dream is to produce her first …


Book Giveaway: 1, 2, 3 Quilt

As a crafter who has only dipped her toe into the world of quilting, I was excited to see this book land on my desk the other day. <i>1, 2, 3 Quilt</i>, by Ellen Luckett Baker of The Long Thread, is a collection of 24 projects that are designed to hone your quilting skills. The chapters are organized by …


Artist: Christine Comyn Christine Comyn was born in Tielt, Belgium in 1957. She studied at the St. Luke Academy in Ghent, Belgium, and later on at the Pedagogic Institute for Promotion, also in Ghent with the intention of becoming an educator. In 1981, she began teaching at the Academy of Modern Art in her hometown of Tielt. Read more at: posted by Lee

Russian musician and painter Svetlana Kolosova uses her own hand as her canvas and painted whimsical pictures inspired by fairy tales. Svetlana’s work illustrates classic stories from Hans Christian Andersen tales like The Little Mermaid and The Little Match Girl to Russian folklore like The Snow Maiden. posted by Lee

Stormtrooper helmets go over to the art side – in pictures

Art,Sculpture,Exhibitions,Saatchi gallery,Damien Hirst,David Bailey,Yinka Shonibare,Art and design,Star Wars,Film,Culture<p>Artists from David Bailey to Yinka Shonibare have appropriated the iconic Star Wars headgear for a new exhibition coming soon to London's Saatchi Gallery as part of STRARTA art …

Almost Concentric

<b>Almost Concentric</b>

Artist : Valerio Choco Annunziata © Posted by Humam

Artist: Ojan Shirozhan © Posted by Humam

Typography meets Retro Photography

Stéphane Massa-Bida alias Retrofuturs reveals with his series “space relationship” and “elements” his talent for mixing old photographs with …

My Favorite Crafts at Maker Faire Bay Area 2013

My name is Agnes Niewiadomski, and I’m a Maker-Faire-oholic. I was introduced to the world of Maker Faire three years ago, and have since attended nine Faires in North America (Bay Area, New York, Detroit, and Toronto’s Mini Faire). I have exhibited twice in Detroit as a maker, featuring my mascot …

Maker Faire

Sandra Dieckmann: Illustration

Born in Oldenburg , Germany in 1983, Sandra Dieckmann urrently lives and works as a Freelance illustrator and Manager for the RSPCA in East London. …