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Impressive Pages of Sketchbook Drawings

For Berlin-based English artist Keir Edmonds, drawing is a passion that consumes most of his spare hours. Edmonds had always drawn as a child, but …

The Real Red Velvet Cake Recipe

We got author Kim Nelson to share with us the secrets to her authentic red velvet cake.<p>As a lover of all kinds of desserts, I have to admit that I …

Dessert

Minimalist tattoos drawn with one continuous line

Berlin-based artist Mo Ganji creates deceptively simple tattoos using a continuous line.<p>In an interview with <i>Art Jobs</i>, he said:<p>The single line is a …

Monty Don, take note: A gentleman's guide to tying a tie

With a name like 'Monty Don', you would assume that the television gardener is an impeccably dressed man. It's a moniker that screams suave sophistication But as viewers of the BBC's Chelsea Flower Show coverage discovered yesterday evening, the Cambridge man somehow cannot tie a tie.<p>Wearing a nice …

How to Choose and Use a VPN

Your privacy is at stake.<p>Recent regulation changes to how Internet Service Providers can use your browsing history have kickstarted another wave of interest in a piece of software called a Virtual Private Network or VPN—but what is a VPN, and why might you want to install one?<p>Here we'll set out the …

Information Systems

How To Keep Your Browsing History Actually Private

Congress voted to allow your internet service providers to sell your online activity to advertisers – here’s the simplest way to prevent that from happening.<p>Last week, the House repealed internet privacy rules requiring broadband companies to ask for your consent before sharing or selling your …

An Introduction to Oil Painting

Here is a short but informative PDF created by Artists Network that goes over some basics about oil painting, including history, tools, techniques …

[Exclusive] Draw in 3D with the ‘Mental Canvas’ Illustration App

The new app combines traditional illustration with 3D computer-aided design software.<p>There are apps like uMake that rather easily turn 2D sketching into useful 3D models for prototyping, but the new app Mental Canvas takes a different approach. It fuses the illustrator’s need for aesthetics and …

19 Instagrams You Should Follow If You're Slightly Obsessed With Pretty Handwriting

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Typography

9 top tips for drawing in black and white

This may seem like an odd way to start an article on black and white drawings, but when I was a kid, my favourite drawing tool was a blue crayon. I …

Incredible Card Flourishes Look Even Better in Slow Motion

Cardistry is cool, but some of its best flourishes are often hard to follow. The hand movements are so small and quick that your brain barely has …

The ultimate guide to 3D technologies

We’ve been hearing about how 3D and “holograms” will become an integral part of lives for a long time.<p>It infuses our pop culture, and from Panasonic’s first commercialized first 3D TV system in 2010 to our present day fascination with VR/AR, it has become more and more of a focus for both our …

Augmented Reality

18 watercolour techniques every artist should know

Watercolour is a versatile and flexible medium that can yield a variety of results. Also known as aquarelle, it's a painting technique in which the …

A Recurring Question About Painting Figures: Part 1

I write this blog post while here at the 9th annual Illuxcon in Allentown Pennsylvania. It is an amazing show in a great museum with a wonderful …

It’s Hard to Believe this Notepad Art is Two-Dimensional

Artist João A. Carvalho aka J Desenhos draws amazing 3D notepad art that seems to leap off the page. On his popular Facebook page, <i>Nas linhas do</i> …

Funny Videos

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A Life of Aching Beauty: Vincent van Gogh as Preacher, Failure, and Painter

<i>Originally posted on Tides of God.</i><p>PART I: FALL<p><i>Undergrowth with Two Figures</i> is the only Van Gogh painting I have seen in real life. Several times my …

10 Mindblowing GIFs That Explain the Theory of Everything

"Where did we come from? How did the universe come into being? Are we alone in the universe? Is there alien life out there? What is the future of the …

21 GIFs That Explain Mathematical Concepts

<i>“Let's face it; by and large math is not easy, but that's what makes it so rewarding when you conquer a problem, and reach new heights of</i> …

Mathematics

BLOOMS: Strobe Animated Sculptures Invented by John Edmark

A cosmic plughole, echoes from the big bang and the most peaceful place on Earth – in pictures

This month's roundup of stunning space imagery includes a black hole spinning at half the speed of light, evidence of primordial gravitational waves, and a spiky chamber that excludes all radio, TV and cellphone signals