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Why Skype Portrait Paintings Produce Remarkable Results

'Lisa' by Adam James Butcher<p>iPad painting using the Procreate application<p>Unexpectedly, it was my recent relocation to Mexico from London, England, that forced me to re-evaluate that very old tradition I hold so dear to my heart, portrait painting.<p>Almost one year since the move and there are no …

How Do You Map America’s Scary Shortage of Fresh Food?

Author: Liz Stinson. Liz Stinson Design<p>Date of Publication: 09.04.13.<p>Time of Publication: 10:45 am. 10:45 am<p>Nathan Yau's data visualization maps the …

Maps of What the Earth Would Look Like If All Ice Melted

Global warming is a pressing issue that affects everyone. Though it may be hard to tell right now while we still have polar ice caps, National Geographic recently created a series of maps that illustrate how visually different the Earth would look if all the ice on the planet melted. The maps …

blazepress: “ Stunning Landscape Photography by Alexandre Deschaumes ”

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Rory Mizen: The Bristol photographer painting with light

<b>A photographer has spent the past five years "painting with light" to create a series of luminous images of Bristol.</b><b>The results show a spooky night-time view of the the city and some of its famous landmarks such as the Harbourside.</b><p>"It's so experimental you never know what you are going to get," …

5 More Shots Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

How varied is your photography repertoire? How diverse is your skill set? Mastering a particular kind of shot is important — essential, even. But …

Picasso Light Painting

Written 9 years ago <i>by</i> Cyril Foiret<p><b>LIFE</b> photographer Gjon Mili visited Picasso in 1949. Mili showed the artist some of his photographs of ice skaters …

Tips for Landscape Photography in Exotic Places

Tips for Landscape Photography in Exotic Places - 5 tips for planning your trip so you can bring great landscape photos home.

How to Capture the Essence of a Place - Travel Photography Tips

Positive & Negative Space

In this video, artist/teacher Diane Culhane demonstrates an acrylic painting project using both the positive and negative spaces. Have fun!<p>_____ <i><br>Diane</i> …

Watercolor Sketching & Journaling - Part 1 - Gay Kraeger

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In pictures: Challenging perceptions of Africa through art

<b>An exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, northern Spain, aims to show how a new generation of Africans are giving the world a fresh perspective on their continent. Making Africa brings together the work of 120 artists and designers.</b><p>Senegalese photographer Omar Victor Diop's work focuses on …

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Releases 400,000 Hi-Res Images Online to the Public

The Metropolitan Museum of Art recently made public an extensive archive of 400,000 high-resolution images available for download and non-commercial use. Divided into categories ranging from Asian Art to European Paintings to American Decorative Arts to overall Highlights, the collection is a …

Little-known Pollock, brought to light in Dallas

DALLAS — In 1950 Jackson Pollock was the most famous artist in America, if not in the world. That’s an easy thing to write; what it elides is the …

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Artist Condenses Big Ideas into Intricate Mini Paintings

Artist Karen Libecap demonstrates that tiny paintings can house some pretty big ideas. In fact, artwork the size of a quarter can be just as beautiful as a giant mural that takes up the side of a building. Using a precise set of tools and a steady hand, the painter illustrates subjects that are …

Make light paintings on your iPhone with this amazing app

Light paintings are a fun technique, dating back to the 19th century and used by luminaries such as Pablo Picasso, Mark Rothko and Andy Warhol. By waving a light source, like a flashlight, in front of a camera set for a long exposure, you can seemingly create static paintings of light in mid …

Glistening Underwater Oil Paintings by Samantha French

This series of beautiful oil paintings takes us on an underwater exploration of colors, textures, and unique perspectives. Created by artist Samantha French, each scene places the viewer underwater to observe what the world might look like from below the surface.<p>The artist captures the bright …

Underwater Photos that Resemble Baroque Paintings

With all of her effects created in-camera using the refraction of light and movement in different depths of water, Christy Lee Rogers creates pictures that look like Baroque paintings without the help of Photoshop. Her obsession with water as a medium coupled with her dedication to photography as …

Russell Smith: Lawren Harris was the Adele of Canadian visual art

There is a difference between art and the art market, although you can be forgiven for not having any tools for understanding that difference, given how we in the media like to tell you about art. We tell you primarily about the monetary value of art; we focus mostly on weekend box-office and …

Van Gogh and the decision that changed art history

In 1878 Van Gogh was a struggling would-be preacher. At his lowest ebb, he began to draw. Alastair Sooke looks back at this pivotal moment in history.<p>In the spring of 1878, Vincent van Gogh turned 25. As he looked back over his short life, the Dutchman found little to celebrate among the meagre …

South Korea's 'Hidden Treasures' shows another side of North Korea art

Not quite all North Korean art consists of rosy-cheeked farmers and soldiers alongside slogans exhorting the masses to work hard to advance the nation or vanquish imperialists. An exhibition in this satellite city, just several miles south of the DMZ that separates the Koreas, is displaying the …

Light Up The Room With Your Dance Moves In These LED Shoes

Time for a little dancing in the dark? A new shoe design by Tokyo-based studio No New Folk takes light-up soles from mid-’90s kids’ wear to hip accessory for the 21st century. Almost 100 LED lights wrap around the sole of the all-white shoes. The colors and patterns can be adjusted with a …

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6 Timeless Quotes on Creativity From Pablo Picasso

Despite his rocky beginning, Picasso, whose birthday is Oct. 25, became one of the most influential artists of the early 20th century, and has a lasting legacy that pushes our creative boundaries today.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This column originally</i> …

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