Mina Nasr

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How to Get Scotch Tape off of a Work of Art

“Tape is the bane of the conservator’s existence.”<p>Sticky tape was first invented in the mid-19th century, and it’s been making conservators’ lives hell ever since.<p>“Tape is the bane of the conservator’s existence,” says Margaret Holben Ellis, a professor of paper conservation at New York University. …

York University

Siempo’s new app will break your smartphone addiction

A new app called Siempo wants to un-addict you from your smartphone and its numerous attention-stealing apps. To do so, Siempo replaces an Android device’s homescreen, while also taking advantage of a number of design principles to push distractions further away, and give you more control over your …

Apps

3 Simple, Free Apps for Accessing Your Home Computer From Anywhere

You’re at work, or on the other side of the world, or both, and you need something from your computer at home—in years gone by, you would need an IT …

Linux

You've Been Charging Your Smartphone Wrong

You've probably been hastening the death of your phone's battery with your charging habits.<p>Tech Reporter<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Do you know how to keep your smartphone's battery healthy?<p>Probably not. In fact, you've probably been hastening the death of your phone's battery …

How to Remotely Delete Data for iPhone and Android Devices

Apple Devices<p>In order to remotely delete the data on iPhones, the first thing users need to do is to log into their iCloud account on a desktop …

RemoteAccess

How to speed up Windows in a few easy steps

Unlike fine wine and good cheese, your computer doesn’t get better with age. Sadly, no matter how sophisticated its components may be, your system is …

How to Choose Fonts for Headlines

Headlines and other short phrases or blocks of text are often set in display type sizes of 18 points and larger. While readability is still …

Banned by the police: the true stories behind Modigliani's languorous nudes

He was the ‘ravishing villain’ who drank, took drugs and bed-hopped his way around Paris. But Modigliani’s nudes – warm portraits of confident women – caused a revolution in painting<p>“We fight against the nude in painting, as nauseous and as tedious as adultery in literature,” proclaimed the Italian …

Literature

The Ground or Primer of a Painting

A ground or primer is the background surface on which you paint. It is usually a coating such as a gesso primer, which physically separates your …

Here are the best free drawing software programs you can install right now

If you’re a struggling artist, “renting” Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator can make a huge impact on your wallet. Photoshop alone costs $240 per …

Graphics

Unlock the Hidden Power of Photoshop with These 5 Tips and Tricks (VIDEO)

Photoshop is such a comprehensive tool that there is always something new to learn. The tutorial below reveals five hidden tips and tricks that will …

Tutorials

These are the worst fonts to use on your resume, according to typographers and designers

Writing a resume takes more effort than most people may think.<p>You have to explain your work concisely, highlight the right mix of skills and …

Typography

Checklist: What You Must Ask a Client Before Giving a Price

It's a huge risk to not ask the right questions before giving a prospective client a price. Not only does it make you look like an amateur, but you …

‘I'd be crushed if this was gone before anyone got to see it': Rone's Omega House – in pictures

In the most extensive piece of art he has created in one space, internationally renowned Melbourne street artist Rone has taken over the inside of a crumbling old house in Alphington – the last remaining home on a development site that’s set to become an entire new suburb in ever-changing Melbourne.<p>…

Dining Rooms

Suspended – Medium

Anime Meets European Art Nouveau in Blossoming Female Portraits

Audrey Kawasaki and Stella Im Hultberg display never-before-seen works at the Thinkspace Gallery in Los Angeles.<p><i>This article contains adult content.</i><p>The sensual female characters of Asian American artists Audrey Kawasaki and Stella Im Hultberg take over the halls of the Thinkspace Gallery in a dual …

How a Forged Sculpture Boosted Michelangelo’s Early Career

Fake it ‘til you make it.<p>If you’ve seen any of Michelangelo’s artworks in person, you have probably felt the same awe that millions of pilgrims to …

Artists

Who Are the Richest Artists in the World Today?

Damien Hirst - Anti-Christ of Contemporary Art<p>Touted the “enfant terrible of the art world”, the controversial master of installation, conceptual art …

Art

100+ Best Web Design Tools of 2018

Web Design Tools<p>Featured<p>Logo Design<p>Designevo (Free)<p>Create awesome looking logos with ease<p>Random generation of logos for your company<p>Logo Makr …

A Brazilian artist's mural could break a world record during the Rio Olympics

Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra is out to set a world record during this year's Rio Olympics, but it's not related to sports — unless you consider hours and hours of painting an athletic feat (which, perhaps, you should).<p>The artist is painting a huge, colorful mural called "<i>Etnias</i>," or …

Craft the perfect portfolio in a day

Put your hand up if you haven't updated your design portfolio website for months. Maybe years? When you're working flat-out on final-year projects, …

Web Design

Vysor arrives on the Play Store

Ever wish you could have your phone’s interface displayed on your computer while you’re working? That way if you get notifications, you don’t have to necessarily pull out your phone at every buzz – you just glance at the mirrored window, click through what you need, then keep on trucking. Well, …

Google Play

How a street child became a leading artist

<b>Lita Cabellut is one of Spain's most successful artists, but she's barely known in her home country. What's more, the woman whose paintings now sell for six figure sums spent her early years living on the street.</b><p>"My childhood was like that of thousands of street kids around the world," says Lita …

Coco Chanel

47 Amazingly Talented Artists and Designers to Follow on Instagram

There you are, hunched over your laptop trying with all your might to write a catchy headline or design an engaging graphic…and you’re feeling …

How to Stop Android Apps from Running in the Background

How to Stop Android Apps from Running in the Background<p>en_US<p>article<p>Here is a method to Stop android apps to run in background to speed up your …

Best Microsoft Apps for Android

Microsoft is a large company, and while we may just think of them as the guys behind Windows, and those that failed at making Windows Phone …

Apps