Les Corsaires 1806 by the French military painter Maurice Orange (1867-1916). A French privateer has captured a British ship. Now the men are returning in triumph with their prisoners, the conquered ship, the flag and rich spoils.
On display are arts of rebellion from around the world that illuminate the role of making in grassroots movements for social change: finely woven banners; defaced currency; changing designs for barricades and blockades; political video...Show More Summary
When I first wrote about concept and visual development artist Samuel Michlap back in 2006, he had recently started his blog and his website was still under construction. Since then, of course, he has added a considerable volume of work to his redesigned website, and his film industry credits now include titles like The Lion […]
King Cophetura and the Beggar Maid, Edward Coley Burne-Jones On Google Art Project; high-resolution downloadable file on Wikimedia Commons; original is in the Tate, Britain. The Tate’s website has some background on the painting and the story it presents. There is more in an article on the painting on Wikipedia.
Here is our own Maria Riccetto as Kitri in Julio Bocca's Nacional Ballet Sodre's production of Don Quijote which premiered last night in Montevideo, Uruguay. More than 18,000 tickets have been sold to this Don Q run. Maria's Basilo is...
Karla Mialynne makes realistic renderings of animals using colored pencils and markers, and photographs them with the tools she uses to create them. The photos give us an intriguing hint of scale and process. See many more examples at Realistic Animal Drawings Surrounded by the Tools Used to Create Them (via Bored Panda)
Almost every lens changes the way your image looks by warping it in some way. Each lens can create barrel distortion, vignetting at big apertures, chromatic aberration, and more. Some lenses have more distortion than others. Let’s look at four tools in Lightroom’s lens correction module that are a lifesaver 1. Show More Summary
As for iSweat Fitness Music, ah, blame it if you will on my own schlocky taste.
Bar graphs, line charts, and pie charts come alive in the infographic-inspired world of Metrico. … Read more posts by Patrick Jude Ilagan
During a panel moderated by The Washington Post’s film critic Anne Hornaday — Great Books to Great Movies on Saturday, Aug. 30 at 8 p.m. during the National Book Festival — authors E.L. Doctorow, Alice McDermott, Paul Auster and Lisa See, whose books were made into movies, will discuss and present in a multimedia exhibit clips from […]
Alleged German "artist" Michael Sailstorfer buried £10,000 worth of gold bars on Folkestone's Outer Harbour beach as part of the town's Triennial arts festival. Hordes have descended on the beach in search of gold and are digging furiously. Show More Summary
SEATTLE — I believe what Wallace Stevens said: a mythology reflects its region. So in moving from New York City to Seattle in 1995, I was doubly anxious, knowing neither the region nor its mythology.
For many of us, August brought vacation, homegrown vegetables, and plenty of words on the page. Just in case you missed the mergers, the continuing Amazon-Hachette debate, or some downright juicy craft links designed to jump start your writing, we bring you our top tweets of the month. Show More Summary
In Jenny Dubnau’s Long Island City studio is a vertical mirror with adhesive stenciled letters spelling out the name “Jennifer.”
Every week we feature a set of comics created exclusively for WDD. The content revolves around web design, blogging and funny situations that we encounter in our daily lives as designers. These great cartoons are created by Jerry King, an award-winning cartoonist who’s one of the most published, prolific and versatile cartoonists in the world […]
Nikon has issued a firmware update for the D4S. The long list of improvements included in this firmware version are mostly minor bug fixes and tweaks to menus and camera operation. See the full details and get a link to download the latest D4S firmware version. Read more
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Yesterday I picked up a free copy of Open House London 2014 at my local library. There were only a few left. Eighty pages this year. It's becoming quite a weighty tome. This annual Open-City event takes place on the weekend of 20 and 21 September (CLICK).
by Lisa Wainwright. Artist and educator, Barbara DeGenevieve, passed away on August 9 and now the world is a little less interesting without her. Barbara was irrepressible. I first learned of this willful spirit while a graduate student at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, where she was on the art and design faculty. There […]