One of the main reasons for self-publishing is creative freedom and control. Many of us regularly update book blurb/descriptions, as well as changing categories and keywords. I’ve also blogged before about making sure non-fiction book titles are based on keyword research. Today I’m talking about changing book covers because within a few hours, you can […]
Sky News Weather Icons were designed by Harry Ward, a graphic designer, motion graphics designer and art director from. London, United Kingdom. This work was a revision of the Sky News Weather icons to launch with the wider weather graphics relaunch. Show More Summary
The finer performances of Tristan und Isolde have a way of sounding like a four-hour improvisation, the fruit of a single moment of inspiration that makes one forget how emotionally manipulative and painstakingly crafted the music really is.
Our Own Poison Ivy interviews conductor Alain Altinoglu over at her own blog, Poison Ivy's Wall of Text.
1905. Annapolis, Maryland. "Payday at the U.S. Naval Academy." Note the gaslight fixture, and impressive array of ink stamps. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.
“Sunny in the Furnace” Aki Sasamoto The Kitchen New York, NY March 8, 2014 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2014 by Martha Sherman photo ©Julieta Cervantes: Aki Sasamoto in "Sunny in the Furnace" All the stuff on the stage of Aki Sasamoto’s work has meaning – it’s just hard to figure out quite what that is. Show More Summary
Are most successes something totally different...or something a bit better than what existed already? Marketing guru Michael Masterson says his experience shows that the real successes tend to be evolutionary rather than revolutionary. As a mentor in the publishing industry...
Highly detailed and accurate illustrations of animals and plants have a long and distinguished history, extending back through the western era of exploration. While initially these artworks served mainly to record new species in theShow More Summary
Last weekend I was at the NC Potters Conference and consequently I'm a little late getting the Index up. But here are this week's Top10 movers from the FB Ceramic Index. Each week I track Clay/Ceramic Artists' Facebook Pages and log their numbers. Show More Summary
A study from San Diego State University says women accounted for less than a third of all speaking roles in the year's top-grossing domestic films.
An appreciation: Los Angeles owes much to the late Gerard Mortier, who revolutionized the Salzburg Festival and helped give Esa-Pekka Salonen and the L.A. Philharmonic an international stage. Gerard Mortier, who died of cancer on Saturday...Show More Summary
The Van Gogh / Artaud, the Man Suicided by Society exhibition focusing on Antonin Artaud's analysis of Van Gogh's work consists of around forty paintings, a selection of Van Gogh's drawings and letters, as well as drawings by ArtaudShow More Summary
In the state of Yucatan, including the city of Merida, they have discovered 26 pre-Hispanic ball courts for the Ball Game ritual, but there never had been a discovery of one during the construction of a school?s basketball court, as it happened in the West Technological University (UTP), in the municipality of Maxcanu. Show More Summary
Pandora will once again exert her divine magnetism when Sotheby's brings to auction Dante Gabriel Rossetti?s magnificent oil painting of 1871. Estimated to bring £5-7 million, Pandora is arguably the most significant painting by Rossetti to be seen at auction in recent years. Show More Summary
The Kimbell Art Museum announced today the acquisition of Edge of a Forest with a Grainfield, c. 1656, an exceptional work by one of the greatest landscape painters of all time, Jacob van Ruisdael. As the leading exponent of the Dutch...Show More Summary
The Passions of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, a major retrospective that explores the life and work of the exceptionally gifted, deeply tormented sculptor who defined the heady atmosphere of the Second Empire in France (1852?1871), is on view at the Metropolitan Museum from March 10 through May 26. Show More Summary
A formidable lineup of celebrities has made headlines at Palm Beach Modern Auctions (PBMA) over the past year, from the late Steve Rubell and his glitzy Studio 54 clique to fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld. On Saturday, March 22nd, however,...Show More Summary
The Smithsonian Institution?s Board of Regents announced today it elected Dr. David J. Skorton, president of Cornell University and a board-certified cardiologist, as the 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian, effective July 2015. Skorton,...Show More Summary
I saved the earth element for the other side. There will be rings of stones. I chose naturally dyed silk (will talk more about that later) which has hardly added any weight or thickness to the cloth. It has stabilized....