?MIDI is a magical lingua franca between, well, sort of everything. But that’s only if you get it connected. And then once you do have it connected, you might want to tame its messages so they accomplish what you want. Now, the buzz is wearing off following last week’s avalanche of new music gear announcements. Show More Summary
If you run a for-profit business, the bottom line is your financial profit. The goal is to make money. At the end of the day, you are measured by how much money you made or lost. That's the bottom line.People in social enterprise talk frequently about the idea of businesses with a double bottom line: money and social impact. Show More Summary
Panamarenko, the artist and inventor who builds zeppelins, mechanical chickens, flying backpacks, flying saucers, robots, submarines and other machines designed to travel over land, under water and in outer space, is having a big and rather wonderful retrospective at the M HKA, in his home town of Antwerp
Having taken a look at exposure and composition, it’s time to turn our attention to light and lighting in our short introduction to photography series. Here, we’ve broken down some of the terms that you’re likely to encounter and given you some examples when it comes to natural light. Natural, ambient, and artificial You’ll often […]
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Submissions Wanted.. If you’d like a fresh look at your opening chapter or prologue, please email your submission to me re the directions at the bottom of this post. The Flogometer challenge: can you craft a first page that...
Ever heard of Pál Fried? Neither had I until today. He was a Hungarian artist who emigrated to the United States in 1946 and worked for many years in New York City, painting dancers, nudes and portraits until his death in 1976. Shown is his Ballerina In Pose, which has an estimate of $800 – $1,200 and a starting bid of only $400. Show More Summary
There’s been lots written about how Internet business should build software, from books like The Lean Start-Up, and posts from Google Ventures, but not many examples where startups open up their process and show how it really happens. Show More Summary
"You wanna be radical? This is the radical store for you," says Phil (Fred Armisen) of "Shocking Art Supplies" in a skit from a new episiode of Portlandia that features a guest appearance by street artist and branding guru Shepard Fairey.
Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design submitted by our users at typography-mania.com, from type videos to images everything is full of great design and typography inspiration. Show More Summary
I love dogs. About a month ago we adopted a puppy, we named her Sol. Sol, as most puppies, has a bio-polar personality – Either she is asleep and is perfectly still or she is awake and is perfectly hyperactive. Between those two moods it is incredibly difficult to take a photo of here which is both interesting (i.e. [...]Show More Summary
For this week’s prompt, write a free poem. Think free parking or a free space (in a board game). Think fat free, care free, or stone free (for all the Jimi Hendrix fans out there). Or think words with free in them, a la Freedom of Information Act. You’re free to take it in any free-wheeling direction you wish. Get Started in Writing! Take your writing to new levels […]
What You'll Be Creating Creating frame animations in Adobe Photoshop is simple, but the real power of it isn't in the tool, but in the way you use it. Today I'll show you how to create a six-frame animation of a quickly walking kitten. Show More Summary
“Reborning” is the phenomenon in which customers purchase extravagantly expensive infant dolls – sometimes facsimiles of lost loved ones – that are amazingly lifelike in every particular.
Events to celebrate the life of poet and mystic Thomas Merton are being planned worldwide, reports Melville House, to mark his centennial this month. Claire Kelley writes: Last week at the Brooklyn Public Library, Christopher Beha of Harper’s Magazine, novelist Colm Tóibín, and editor and author Paul Elie discussed the legacy of Thomas Merton’s writing […]
References for a finished painting 12x9 oil field study, plus photographs Some of today's plein air painters have the idea that starting and then finishing a painting in the field is the only way to portray the truth of the landscape. Show More Summary
Gabe Durham, series editor for Boss Fight Books, and writer of 'Fun Camp' and 'Bible Adventures' answers questions about video games, writing, editing, and Shakespeare's love of dick jokes. Interview by Peter Derk I slept on Nintendo sheets. Show More Summary
Staff at the National Gallery in London are to go on strike from 3 to 7 February. The Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union said its members had voted by more than nine to one for industrial action. According to the PCS, the National...Show More Summary
Never miss a chance to recognize and celebrate dance again. Mark these important dance events and birthdays on your calendar.