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Oil & Acrylic Portrait Paintings

A collection of portrait paintings done by Canadian painter Jace Kim. Each portrait is mysterious and has and raw in such an awesome way, it's almost like faces are being born out of a mix of raw lines and colors. Enjoy! For more from Jace Kim visit behance.net/apologies. Tags: portrait painting oil acrylic paul0v2's blog

Going monochromatic

No, we don’t mean black and white here. We mean all one colour. All red, all green, all yellow. All anything. Colour is one of the most powerful tools in your compositional arsenal and it can be easy to forget how striking images composed of all one colour can be; we get caught up in […]

Logo Design: Halftone

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you guys. Last week we featured wordmark logo and today we're featuring logos with halftone! Every week we search through our favorite galleries: Logopond and Dribbble. Show More Summary

Quick, Clever and Easy Method to Correct Skin Tones in Portraits

When shooting portraits, getting the right skin tones is not a trivial task. Differences in lighting, skin tan and other factors can create uneven skin tones which our brains usually compensates in ‘real life’, but they can be quite distrusting when looking in a portrait. Photographer Michael Woloszynowicz shares quite an easy method for correcting [...]Show More Summary

Typography is a practice

Adobe Typekit has just launched its new website dedicated to honing typographic skills via a series of lessons and resources, all to be found under the name, Typekit Practice...

Cannes Film Festival Announces Lineup

10 hours agoArts : ArtsBeat

The list of 49 films ranges from an offbeat western directed by Tommy Lee Jones to a tale set inside Hollywood by David Cronenberg.

Art in the 1980s: The Forgotten History of PAD/D

10 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

July 1979. Margaret Thatcher is the Prime Minister of Great Britain. Iran has entered its fourth month as an Islamic Republic, and the Sandinista National Liberation Front have deposed the U.S. backed Samoza dictatorship in Nicaragua. Show More Summary

Pilgrims in the Holy Land

Walking through the narrow alleys of Jerusalem’s Old City and visiting its myriad holy sites at this time of year is an even more vibrant and colorful experience than usual. Born and raised in Jerusalem, I know these streets by heart. Show More Summary

Ad of the Week: Ikea, Wonderful Everyday

Our Ad of the Week is this simple yet captivating spot from Mother for Ikea, which sends a kitchen into a spin...

Bridgeman Studio Award: Tips from the experts

CR has partnered with Bridgeman Studio, a new online platform representing contemporary artists, to launch the Bridgeman Studio Award 2014. To help you with your submission, Bridgeman asked creative professionals to give their insights into what's important when selecting licensed artwork...

Success: Professional Portraits in a Makeshift Home Studio

For those who have been following DIYPhotography for a while now, you are well aware of the awesome photographic results that can be achieved with materials NOT purchased from your local, friendly photo gear retailer. For those who are finding this to be your first visit to DIYPhotography, may I please inquire as the exact [...]Show More Summary

Malala's Portrait

11 hours agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

Jonathan Yeo's portrait of Malala Yousafzai, entitled Girl Reading (2013), comes up for sale in Christie's New York auction of Post -War and Contemporary Art. It first appeared last year in the exhibition Jonathan Yeo Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery in London (CLICK). Show More Summary

2014 April PAD Challenge: Day 17

Yesterday afternoon, I posted about the value of poetry (at least in my eyes). Spoiler alert: It’s more than just publication credits and rolling around in hundred dollar bills. In fact, it … Read more

Eyefi announces photo sharing cloud service

The maker of popular Wi-Fi SD cards has launched Eyefi Cloud, a private photo-centric cloud service that makes photos instantly available on a smartphone, tablet, PC or smart TV. Once users send images from their camera to mobile device...Show More Summary

5 fundamentals every web designer needs to understand

We all know intuitively what makes a website look bad: overused bevel effects, corny clip art, overcrowded layouts. These annoyances are easily corrected by developing with design fundamentals in mind—the same principles used by professional designers and artists alike. Show More Summary

Blade Runner: The Cinematography of Jordan Cronenweth

Last Friday, I did my second entry in a weekly feature I started on the work of cinematographers. That entry covered Jeff Cronenweth, who is known for his work with David Fincher in films like The Social Network, Fight Club, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. I wanted to write a follow-up to that [...]Show More Summary

Behind the scenes: Small lighting, big results with Joe McNally

Nikon's latest in a series of behind the scenes videos features photographer Joe McNally. An off-camera lighting wizard, McNally shares some useful tips from three different flash scenarios. No diffusion panel? No worries, McNally explains you can get the same results by placing a bed sheet between the flash and the subject. Show More Summary

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