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Anne Lamott on Writing and Why Perfectionism Kills Creativity

Anne Lamott’s <b>Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life</b> (<i>public library</i>) is among my ten favorite books on writing — a treasure trove of insight both practical and profound, timelessly revisitable and yielding deeper resonance each time. Lamott adds to the collected wisdom of great writers …

Cézanne: ‘The artist must avoid thinking like a writer’

The French painter’s letters reveal his determination, seriousness, insight – and eccentricity<p>Sketches that Cézanne made around 1859, from his …

Dynamic Oil Paintings of Cityscapes in Motion

Italian artist Alessandro Papetti creates cityscapes filled with a sense of chaotic life in motion. His oil on canvas paintings feature not just one crisp moment, but rather, multiple elements blended together into a dynamic portrayal of time and space.<p>Finding inspiration from the bustling world …

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IBM Ad Illustrations by Jing Zhang

Illustrations for IBM Ads.<p>London-based illustrator Jing Zhang created some illustrations for various IBM ads with Ogilvy Japan and Ogilvy NYC. During …

Editorial Illustrations by Aldo Crusher for Magazine Aire’s Cosmopolis Section

Editorial City Illustrations.<p>Aldo Crusher is an illustrator, graphic and motion designer from Mexico. He was commissioned to create this set of …

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Skyward House by Kazuhiko Kishimoto / acaa

Built along a grassy hillside, the Skyward House blends beautifully into the woodsy environment while providing protection from the busy street …

Articles about world’s most impressive bridges on Dwell.com - Dwell

The University of Toronto’s John P. Robarts Research Library contains 4.8 million books, 4.1 million microforms, and 740,000...<p>Hulking on the edge of the trendy Eastern Docklands in Amsterdam, the Lloyd Hotel is a storied mammoth.<p>In San Antonio, Morgan’s Inspiration Island opens for its second …

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World's Rarest Birds Photo Competition Garners Breathtaking Images

A unique competition to photograph some of the world's rarest birds has produced incredible pictures.<p>The effort, sponsored by BirdLife International's Preventing Extinctions Program, asked amateur photographers to submit images of some of the most threatened species around the globe, both …

SkyArt, Fun Doodles Drawn Into Photographs of the Sky

French artist Thomas Lamadieu takes photographs and then fills in the open space of the sky with amusing drawings in a series called “SkyArt.” More …

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