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Masterclass: Learning Tools for Artists (Sponsor) | Colossal

<p>For the last 184 years, Winsor & Newton has sought to provide generations of artists with some of the finest paints, brushes, graphic markers, and …

Video Tutorials

Meet the Australian Artist Shrinking Cities into Dioramas

Tiny, garbage-filled alleyways, mini dumpsters, and shrunken, graffiti-covered brick walls are the brainchildren of Joshua Smith.<p>The little things really do matter for artist Joshua Smith. An Australia-based artist, Smith been running an art gallery while simultaneously maintaining a career as a …

Miniature

Premier Insect Photographer John Hallmén Shares His Secrets for Macro Bug Photography

Most parents are not, as a rule, overjoyed when their kid comes home with head lice. But John Hallmén is different.<p>“This year in March my son finally …

Cameras

Uncluttered Black and White Architecture Photography

La ville et ses innombrables constructions offrent une source d’inspiration intarissable aux photographes et aux amateurs de lignes et de formes …

6 No-Bake Cookies That Are Clean Enough To Eat For Breakfast

These six little joy bombs are made with clean ingredients, so you stay satisfied and energized all morning long<p>You're an adult. You can have dessert for breakfast if you want to. Still, that doesn't mean you should. Eating cookies in the AM is pretty much a recipe for feeling hungry, irritable, …

Breakfast

Frontage Condensed Typeface Design

We used to run the Friday Free Fonts series of posts in the past but finding free fonts are not that easy. We understand the level of work necessary …

Typography

5 Signs of Skin Cancer That Are Easy to Overlook

Watch out for these sketchy skin anomalies to keep yourself in good health<p>Consider this: The American Skin Cancer Institute estimates that one in five people will have skin cancer in their lifetime; in the US alone, over 5.4 million cases of non-melanoma skin cancer are treated annually. For anyone …

Cancer

New Pantone App Lets You Create Color Palettes From Your iPhone

Pantone has launched an addictive new iPhone app aimed at Instagrammers and digital-savvy designers. The Pantone app lets users create personalized …

Graphic Design

7 iPhone and iPad apps for learning new design skills

If you’re going to have a career as a creative professional, you need to be prepared for a lifetime of learning. But that’s not a bad thing. Whether …

3 Simple Steps to Give Your Subjects Amazing Eyes In Photoshop

Many can debate the ethical use of Photoshop, but if you strip down its use to a core idea, the editing software is meant to enhance imagery and …

Tutorials

91 free UX ebooks for designers

The collaborative design platform UXPin hosts the largest free UX ebook library on the web.<p>A regular contributor to Creative Bloq and net magazine, …

10 Science-Backed Ways to Become a Happier Person

A boatload of research offers practical advice you can use to start being happier today.<p>Science has landed a probe on a comet hurtling through space, wiped smallpox from the face of the earth, and split the atom. Surely research can come up with a few ways to make humans happier.<p>Thanks to the …

Happiness

3 Strategies to Attract Opportunities into Your Life

<b>Feeling stagnant?</b><p><b>You don’t attract opportunities because you are not upgrading</b><p>I often get asked by my coaching clients: “How can I get more …

How to Make Yourself Work (When You're Not in the Mood)

How to beat procrastination and get things done even when you don't feel like working.<p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they're tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, …

Procrastination

10 Records You Might Have Owned That Are Now Worth a Fortune

What goes around comes around, and we don't just mean records on a turntable. Audiophiles swear by the sound quality of vinyl over CDs, MP3s, and …

10 Image Bookmarking Sites for Visual Inspiration

Image Spark allows its users to upload and collect images. Their Community section features popular images and moodboards bookmarked and created by …

Graphic Design

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 5 Simple Things Every Day

Is it possible to improve your happiness simply by doing these things for only two minutes per day? Yes, says a Harvard-trained happiness researcher and best-selling author.<p>Can you improve your happiness simply by breathing for two minutes a day? Apparently so, says Shawn Achor, Harvard-trained …

Happiness

"My background is fine art painting so I learned the art of composition through that medium," says #LA photographer Jake Michaels (@jokemichaels) of his classic street shots, taken throughout the city. // #LosAngeles #California #street #streetphotography #palmtree #shadow #lightandshadow #shadowplay

Have You Seen Gravit, a Free Alternative to Adobe Illustrator?

Marketers have long known that images are the ultimate online marketing power-up. They attract attention, hold that attention, and increase …

Small Business

DIY Paper Weaving for Easy, Modern Art

Today we’re going to do a bit of weaving. Recently, woven crafts have become a trendy way to decorate walls with colorful yarn and fabric designs in …

Crafting

Chelsea Eco Duplex | Wunderground architecture + design

<b>Select materials & two identical units blend into a healthy family home.</b><p>With the arrival of a new member, this family of five had outgrown their …

A City Apartment With a Cabin Vibe

Illustrator/designer Liz Libré lives in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, with her husband and three kids. (Her third child, James, was born on Sunday!) …

Cabins

New Talent: Plymouth College of Art's Graduate Shows 2016

Plymouth College of Art's NOW YOU SEE US graduate art show kicked off on 11 June with an array of new work in art, craft, experimental design and …

Graphic Design

A Dark Water Recreation of Van Gogh’s ‘Starry Night’ Using Paper Marbling Techniques | Colossal

<p>In this brief video, artist Garip Ay creates an interpretation of Van Gogh’s ‘Starry Night’ painting using a paper marbling technique—or more …

Vincent Van Gogh

Designer Turns Old Bowling Lanes Into Classic Furniture

CounterEvolution’s gorgeous furniture gives new life to old wood. It’s a labor of love for founder and designer Jim Malone, who stumbled on wood from …

Furniture

The 1 Science-Based Technique That Will Improve Every Email You Write

A book author and highly respected consultant offers a way to make your emails more appealing.<p>I've been making a mistake in how I've composed emails, and the solution to the problem is ground-breaking to say the least.<p>Brain science has started intersecting with our everyday lives, helping us …

Behavioral Sciences

35 Wonderful Ideas How To Organize A Pretty Small Garden Space

Gardens are a great way to spend extra time. They can bring both life and curb appeal to your home. If you are a green thumb you may feel at a loss …

Curb Appeal