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Open Content Program (The Getty) The Getty makes available, without charge, all available digital images to which the Getty holds the rights or that are in the public domain to be used for any purpose. No permission is required. For additional information please see the related press releases, as well as overviews of each phase of the program on The Getty Iris. Why Open Content? The Getty adopted the Open Content Program because we recognized the need to share images of works of art for free and without restriction, so that all those who create or appreciate art—scholars, artists, art lovers, and entrepreneurs—will have greater access to high-quality digital images for their studies and projects. Art inspires us, and imagination and creativity lead to artistic expressions that expand knowledge and understanding.

Golden ratio. Line segments in the golden ratio In mathematics, two quantities are in the golden ratio if their ratio is the same as the ratio of their sum to the larger of the two quantities.

Golden ratio

The figure on the right illustrates the geometric relationship. Expressed algebraically, for quantities a and b with a > b > 0, The golden ratio is also called the golden section (Latin: sectio aurea) or golden mean.[1][2][3] Other names include extreme and mean ratio,[4] medial section, divine proportion, divine section (Latin: sectio divina), golden proportion, golden cut,[5] and golden number.[6][7][8] 22 Unbelievable Places that are Hard to Believe Really Exist.

Our world is so full of wonders that new and amazing places are discovered every day, be that by professional photographers or amateurs.

22 Unbelievable Places that are Hard to Believe Really Exist

Different geographical locations, climatic conditions and even seasons offer the widest variety of natural wonders: pink lakes, stunning lavender or tulip fields, breath-taking canyons and mountains, and other places you can hardly believe actually exist! [Read more...] Some of the pictures in this collection will be of all natural sights you can find while traveling around the world, while the others have experienced human interference – but even in these cases, the result of such collaboration is spectacular. The Japanese learned how to tame thousands of orchids and form a romantic tunnel out of them; another one was formed all the way in Ukraine by a passing train; and what eventually ends up as hot tea in our mugs, first grows in stunning tree fields in Asia.

Feel free to add more places in the comments under the article. Most Beautiful Forests in The World.


Is There a Science to Picking Colors? Color in everyday life plays a very crucial role.

Is There a Science to Picking Colors?

It is a sensation which adds excitement and effect our moods. Everything from the clothes to the environment we see revolves around color. Without color; the world would be a much boredom. Color many times define emotions; one can be red hot, feeling blue, or be green with envy. Meme Generator. Bill O'Reilly.

Meme Generator

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Asian Art Museum. Looking East explores the craze for all things Japanese that changed the course of Western art.

Asian Art Museum

When Japan opened its port to international trade in the 1850s and emerged from centuries of self-imposed isolation, Japanese prints, albums and objects arrived in Europe and North America in unprecedented quantities. In the frenzy of collecting and admiration that followed, Japanese art caught the eye of designers and artists seeking fresh solutions to artistic problems.

Looking East explores the many movements and artists affected by Japanese art, including the great impressionist and post-impressionist painters Vincent van Gogh, Mary Cassatt, Edgar Degas, Paul Gauguin and Claude Monet. Juxtaposing masterpieces of Western art and design with rare works by prominent Japanese artists, the exhibition reveals the interplay of new styles and themes inspired by Japan. Psychedelic Illustrations by Anton Semenov. Take a look at the incredible artwork of Anton Semenov.

Psychedelic Illustrations by Anton Semenov

Semenov is a 28-year-old digital painter and graphic designer born and raised in Bratsk, Russia. His unique style and incredible attention to detail have gone into creating artwork for several clients. Draw As A Maniac. Shop Electric Objects. lHoCQtt. Joseph Mallord William Turner. The 98-gun ship 'Temeraire' played a distinguished role in Nelson's victory at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, after which she was known as the 'Fighting Temeraire'.

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The ship remained in service until 1838 when she was decommissioned and towed from Sheerness to Rotherhithe to be broken up. The painting was thought to represent the decline of Britain's naval power. A Decade of Top Art Auction Sales. About. Untitled, 2015 - Robert Campbell Studio. Rainy Cafe: Ambient White Noise Generator. 雨のカフェ. Mapped historical photos from collections large and small. Twine / An open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories. Whimsical Watercolor Portraits by COLOURlovers. Watercolors afford artists the ability to create whimsical portraits, where colors blend together and give the painting increased depth.

Whimsical Watercolor Portraits by COLOURlovers

I believe watercolor art is a powerful way to express emotions, thoughts, feelings, and perceptions. These watercolor portraits have a certain strength to them that shines beyond the paper. Create Your Own Watercolor Masterpieces with Creative Market by downloading these products: Then, check out these tutorials to learn how to create colorful watercolor designs with Creative Market products: 10 Step Watercolor Design Watercolor Painting Tutorial.

Six Tips on Writing from John Steinbeck. By Maria Popova If this is indeed the year of reading more and writing better, we’ve been right on course with David Ogilvy’s 10 no-nonsense tips, Henry Miller’s 11 commandments, and various invaluable advice from other great writers.

Six Tips on Writing from John Steinbeck

Now comes Pulitzer Prize winner and Nobel laureate John Steinbeck (February 27, 1902–December 20, 1968) with six tips on writing, originally set down in a 1962 letter to the actor and writer Robert Wallsten included in Steinbeck: A Life in Letters (public library) — the same magnificent volume that gave us Steinbeck’s advice on falling in love. Steinbeck counsels: Abandon the idea that you are ever going to finish. The End of the World. MEI - Home. 10 Important Movies That Explore What It Really Means to Be 20-Something. Discarded Power Mac G5s 'Upcycled' Into Modern Office Furniture. Apple's Power Mac G5 has a distinctive aluminum design that was disruptive when it launched in 2003.

Inspired by this milestone in design, designer Klaus Geiger has "upcycled" this aging Apple hardware into furniture because the machines are "simply too good to be disposed of. " (via DesignBoom) Patatap. Eric Ishii Eckhardt / Hunting Arrows. Interval Two, 2013 - Robert Campbell Studio. Interval Two. John Steinbeck on Falling in Love: A 1958 Letter. By Maria Popova “If it is right, it happens — The main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away.” Precious Sans Two. GLYPHICONS - library of precisely prepared monochromatic icons and symbols.

Torn. 200+ High Quality Free Paper Background Textures to Grab. Using paper backgrounds is quite common these days. Wrinkled Paper. Color Theory Crash Course by *pronouncedyou on deviantART. Instant color schemes on your Mac with ColorSchemer Studio 2. [mac]$49.99v2.0.1ColorSchemer Studio 2Mac ColorSchemer Studio 2 is a professional color-matching application for your Mac that will help you build beautiful color schemes quickly and easily. Use ColorSchemer Studio to identify color harmonies for the web (RGB) or print (CMYK), create palettes from photos, search over a million existing color schemes, mix colors, create gradient blends, and much more!

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We call it the Golden Ratio, although it's also known as the Golden Mean, The Golden Section, or the Greek letter phi. Whether you're an illustrator, art director or graphic designer, it's well worth considering the Golden Ratio on any project. The designer's guide to grid theory. 34 Painfully Funny Facts About Our Daily Lives. These amazing comics are the work of Danish writer Mikael Wulff and artist Anders Morgenthaler. BurnABrain. Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione. Early life[edit] Error. Grid Paper PDFs.

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