Philip Newham

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How to get stronger legs for cycling

While cardiovascular fitness is a must for high-level cycling, improved leg strength can help with a more balanced physique.<p>Quick exercises to build …

10-point maintenance check for your road bike

Despite road bikes being a relatively simple mechanical device, many cyclists focus on just one or two areas when it comes to maintenance. They might …

How to turbo charge your fitness

<b>British Cycling coach Holly Seear from springcyclecoaching.co.ukreveals four drills that can really boost your sessions on the turbo trainer and help</b> …

Riding the length of Britain: 6 days and 1,000 miles

Callum, Daniel, Jørgen and myself had known each other for a while before we’d even ridden together. We met through one of the dustier, more niche …

Artist Turns Shadows Of Everyday Objects Into Fun Illustrations (10+ Pics)

Vincent Bal makes art with shadows, but as you can see, there's nothing dark about his playful doodles.<p>The Belgian artist and filmmaker has always …

9 indoor cycling sessions

For most, cycling is about the pursuit of fun and fitness in the great outdoors. Unfortunately, modern urban living and bad weather can get in the …

Vibrant Animal Paintings Bursting with Colorful Spirit Are Lifted Off the Page

Artist Katy Lipscomb creates colorful portraits of animals that showcase their inner spirits. Using a rainbow-inspired palette, she produces mixed-media drawings and paintings that are realistic representations of wolves, deer, lions, and more, but expressed with jewel-toned hues like magenta and …

Art

Cornelia Parker, Stuart Maconie and more on the axing of A-level art history

It sparked Cornelia Parker’s career, shaped Yinka Shonibare’s politics and opened Stuart Maconie’s mind to all things unorthodox. Leading cultural voices on why children deserve to study art history<p>Who thought it would be a good idea to undermine art in the school curriculum? Who thought studying …

How to make time to train

Finding the time to balance cycling and the rest of your life can be a challenge. You work long hours, come home and… jump on the turbo trainer. The …

How reducing your training before a big race can boost your performance

A taper is a period of rest or reduced training immediately preceding a race. Done right, it can boost your performance. The problem, according to …

How to know when it's time to replace your bicycle chain

Chain wear. It’s something mentioned all too often in bicycle maintenance guides, but rarely correctly understood. It’s a dirty job, but let’s take …

3 short but intense workouts to improve your cycling

You can increase your body’s anaerobic capacity, power and endurance - and your cycling speed - with some short, sharp bursts of interval training, …

Resistance training for cyclists

In the winter, our riding opportunities dwindle like the fading daylight. But that doesn't mean you have to lose fitness. All cyclists can benefit …

12 Things You Didn't Know About Bob Ross

He wasn't always a beloved painter of "happy little trees."<p>Here's your inarguable fact of the day: Bob Ross was and is a national treasure. He spent 11 years spreading the "Joy of Painting" to PBS viewers mesmerized by the flicks of his wrist on canvas (and, well, people who just wanted to take a …

Inside FFWD's Dutch factory, where 'handbuilt' is the mantra

Rolf Timmerman, the director of FFWD, is buzzing with pride over what his firm has achieved in its short eight-year history. Based in the unassuming …

With Paper And A Love Of Nature, An Instagram Artist Is Perfecting The Silhouette

Sometimes the simplest of art projects are the most intriguing.<p>Nikolai Tolstyh describes himself as a "natural craftsman." So it makes sense that the artist has begun a project carving animal silhouettes from paper and taking them into nature to photograph for his Instagram account.<p>Using his French …

These 'Lord Of The Rings' Illustrations Are Just Precious

180 sketches to rule them all.<p>Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has published a book of J.R.R. Tolkien's sketches for the 60th anniversary of the series. Edited by Christina Scull and Wayne Hammond, <i>The Art of The Lord of the Rings</i> contains over 180 of Tolkien's drawings.<p>Only a few of the featured maps and …

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Artist Recreates Objects as Remarkably Realistic 3D Drawings on Flat Surfaces

Artist Stefan Pabst skillfully creates the illusion of three-dimensionality. His phenomenal pieces, which appear to be 3D objects and people, are actually anamorphic illustrations. The designer started out by painting portraits in 2007, but yearned to do something different from his usual work. …

Drawing

This 16-year-old artist uses fallen leaves to create stunning paintings.

Meet 16-year-old Joanna Wirażka, part of a new generation of artists who use the Earth as their canvas.<p>Traditional art techniques are beautiful, but …

Art

These Stunning Painted Leaves Embody Everything We Love About Fall

Breathtaking.<p>You'll fall in love with this gorgeous leaf art.<p>Joanna Wirażka, a 16-year-old self-taught artist from Poland paints beautiful scenes on dried leaves. The high school student started creating the picturesque works last winter and since then, she's made about 10 paintings on leaf …

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20 photos of artwork painted entirely with coffee

"I use [watercolor painting] paper and around five different coffee blends," she wrote in a blog post about her art.<p>With subjects ranging from Albert Einstein to Darth Vader, we've compiled some of the coolest works from Aristidou's Instagram in honor of National Coffee Day (Sept. 29).<p>Keep …

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'Yes I'm obsessive': The 50,000-hour paintings of Ben Johnson

The artist Ben Johnson has painted every building on the Liverpool skyline in one picture. He painted all 30,000 tiles of the Dome of the Rock, each with seven layers of paint. And he's spent the equivalent of 17 years on one artwork.<p>He is, he admits, a bit obsessive.<p>His work has been shown at …

Art

Inflation, maintenance and multi-tool round-up of Interbike

Products such as lubes, pumps and multi-tools are certainly not the most glamorous or aspirational, but they're items we all rely on to get us out …

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About Nathan Sawaya

Nathan Sawaya is an award-winning artist who creates awe-inspiring works of art out of some of the most unlikely things. His global touring …

Watch This Crazy New Honda Ad Driven by Stop Motion Animation

Stop-motion animation artist PES is behind the wheel of a new Honda ad featuring thousands of hand-drawn illustrations of the brand’s cars and …

Papunya's daughters: Australia's second generation of master dot painters

The tiny Aboriginal settlement of Papunya was the birthplace of dot painting. Now daughters and granddaughters of past artists fuel an artistic renaissance<p>In the remote Northern Territory community of Papunya, Punata Stockman Nungarrayi, 59, grew up watching her dad paint. Her father was Kumuntjayi …

These 'Star Wars' Spaceship Posters Are Graphic Design Masterpieces

The attention to detail for each is stunning.<p>Artist Dean Robert Smith releases a new series of posters using his tried-and-true graphic design …

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