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Art Teacher Paints Watercolor Landscapes Using Water Found at Her Destinations

Hannah Jesus Koh does not bring ordinary tap water with her when she creates watercolor paintings of her stunning surroundings. Using liquid straight from the environment that she wants to portray, the high school art teacher paints remarkable landscapes within the confines of her journal. Koh …

Digital Art

A Portrait Journey Through Eastern Europe

This story is not going to be a technical how to. It’s not about lighting gear, cameras or lenses. It’s not about technique in camera or post …

Girls Standing on Lawns by Maira Kalman and Daniel Handler - in pictures

"It started with going to flea markets," explains American artist Maira Kalman. "I buy photos to paint, and I noticed that there were an awful lot of girls standing on lawns." Teaming up with friend and author Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket), and MoMA, Kalman has painted images inspired by …

Getting Started With Table Top Photography: A First-Hand Experience

Today I am writing an article about a subject that I know nothing about – table top photography. Let me explain why. Some time back, I wrote an …

Photography

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Gritty New Cityscapes by Jeremy Mann | Colossal

<p>It’s almost impossible for me to select a favorite piece when looking at paintings by San Francisco painter Jeremy Mann (previously). Each of his …

IMGembed White Paper Claims that 85% of Images Shared Online Go Unsourced

IMGembed, a start-up we initially mentioned just over a year ago, has just released a report they conducted that predicts that around 85% of the …

How to Set Up a Home Studio on a Budget

Photography is an equipment-intensive hobby. Purchasing all the equipment you need to set up a professional studio setting is beyond the budget for …

'Retronauting': why we can't stop sharing old photographs

It was the sign advertising Brylcreem that got me. It can be seen in one of Chalmers Butterfield's colour photographs of Piccadilly Circus in 1949. Why did it move me? Brylcreem's range of hair styling products for men is still very much with us. Personally, though, it always means the red plastic …

A new mathematical model can cut jet-lagged time in half, study says

Looking for a jet-lag cure? A new mathematical model may help you overcome jet lag faster than anyone thought possible.<p>And scientists need your help to test it out.<p>A research team from the<p>University of MichiganandYale Universityhas released a free iPhone app that loads a complex, jet-lag conquering …

Jet Lag

A Collection a Day: An Obsessive Homage to Order

On January 1, 2010, artist and illustrator Lisa Congdon embarked on an unusual project — for 365 days, she was to photograph, draw, or, in the case of imaginary objects, paint one collection a day. She documented her process online and recently joined our own collection of blogs so great they …

to make: DIY Mother’s Day Corsage: Felt Dahlia Flower Brooch

<b>This DIY was written by me and originally posted on a now defunct site called Holidash, it was added to Not Martha in February of 2014. The</b> …

Sewing

Tutorial: How to Effectively Remove Color Casts from Your Photos in Seconds

There are many ways to remove color casts from your images in Photoshop, but this tutorial by photographer and retoucher Michael Woloszynowicz offers …

Michael Wann Posted by Franco

21 Signs Working Out Just Isn't For You

"Gym" is just another word for hell, right?

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

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Sobering Photos Look at Mothers and Children Living in Calcutta’s Red-Light District

Mumbai-born photographer Souvid Datta is a young man of 21 whose age puts him somewhere in between the subjects he’s been documenting in the infamous …

Artist Talk: Sara Siestreem (full talk)

The Yellow Dogs Open Up About Their Nightmare in Brooklyn

Siavash Karampour couldn't begin to understand the call. In the early-morning hours of November 11th, the lead singer of the Yellow Dogs – the …

Post Punk

60 Free Film Noir Movies

During the 1940s and 50s, Hollywood entered a “noir” period, producing riveting films based on hard-boiled fiction. These films were set in dark …

Julie Bishop

12 Most Fascinating Visual Stories in 2013

One of the most common questions we're asked is how we find the artists we feature on My Modern Met. One of the ways is checking out photo contests where up-and-coming photographers submit their best work. Critical Mass is a program that asks emerging and mid-career artists to submit a portfolio of …

Framing

Ran Ortner

Stunning Portraits Of The World’s Remotest Tribes Before They Pass Away (46 pics)

Living in a concrete box with hot water pouring from the tap, a refrigerator cooling our food and wi-fi connecting us to the rest of the world, we …

Papua New Guinea

Review: David Hockney takes a drive through art history

In 1684, the Qing dynasty artist Wang Hui took out his brushes, inks and colors and began to paint a panoramic landscape view.<p>Starting at the right side of a 20-inch-high hand scroll and working toward the left, an imaginative visual journey unfolds along wooded paths, over mountains, through …

Art

Paul Klee

Published on 09 May 2018<p>Sophie King is smashing stereotypes one stitch at a time.<p>Activist art.<p>Published on 04 May 2018<p>Take a look at Sir Paul’s gift …

Art