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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.

The Getty sincerely hopes that people will use the open content images for a wide range of activities and that they will share the fruits of their labors with others. What's in Open Content? 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. 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] Some twentieth-century artists and architects, including Le Corbusier and Dalí, have proportioned their works to approximate the golden ratio—especially in the form of the golden rectangle, in which the ratio of the longer side to the shorter is the golden ratio—believing this proportion to be aesthetically pleasing (see Applications and observations below).

Calculation Therefore, Multiplying by φ gives and History. 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. 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. Tunnel of Love, Ukraine. Most Beautiful Forests in The World. Bluebells in Halle`s forest, Belgium. From late April to early May a few acres of woodlands are covered by a splendid carpet of wild bluebell hyacinths. Photo by: Raimund Linke Thick grove of poplar trees, Oregon. Photo by: David Thompson Arashiyama, a bamboo forest in Kyoto, Japan. Magical winter in Quebec forest, Canada. The Black Forest during night in Baden-Württemberg region, southwestern Germany. Deep in the green forest, France. Natural the tunnel near Halnaker, England. Mysterious glowing light in a Finland forest. Beautiful forest from a fairy tale, Belgium. White carpathians forest in autumn. Splendid yellow forest. Deep in the moss forest, Spain.

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Is There a Science to Picking Colors? Color in everyday life plays a very crucial role. 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. Importance of color in designing The color used in a design is always meaningful and purposeful. In every design color is extremely helpful in communicating your message. Color Theory for Web Designer Color theory is the communication of colors in a design through complementation, contrast, and vibrancy. Complementation: Complementation can take you to new heights of designing. Contrast Contrast focuses user attention and reduces eyestrain by dividing elements on a page.

Vibrancy Vibrancy denotes the emotions of your design. There are many color scheme tools. Adobe Colour CC Adobe Color CC makes easy for designers to capture inspiring color combinations. Color. Meme Generator | Homepage. Bill O'Reilly. You either love him or you hate him. Most on the internet either hate him or love to hate him. With his brash, domineering, bullying, know-it-all personality, it is easy to see how this has been translated into a meme. It is one of the more obvious ones. There are many Bill O'Reilly-isms, which are covered in the variations, but the main one for this meme is based on a phrase he has uttered multiple times, “You can’t explain that”, referring to various issues and events that he has deemed totally unexplainable.

Clever meme users jumped on the phrase, which he opened himself up to by using it in cases where things were actually explainable. The interview that made the catchphrase a hit was taken from a discussion that O’Reilly had on air with American Atheists president Dave Silverman. “Tide goes in, tide goes out.

An example of this meme is a photo of O’Reilly with the phrase: “Bread goes in, toast comes out. Color wheel | Color schemes. Explore | All Themes. 블루1 0 0 0 MaybeMyGreen 0 0 0 Copy of 29623990-Virupaksha-temple-view-from-Hemakuta-hill-at-sunset-in-Hampi-Karnataka-India-Stock-Photo 0 0 0 Color Theme 1 0 0 0 Mom In Scarf 0 0 0 Louis Vuitton 0 0 0 Valentino 0 0 0 descărcare 0 0 0 demo2 0 0 0 theme02b 0 0 0 princess-frog32 0 0 0 Screen Shot 2017-01-09 at 10 0 0 0 Column at Villa De Flor 0 0 0 Copy of Neon One Theme 0 0 0 Palette de couleurs 10 0 0 0 Color Theme 94 0 0 0 Palette de couleurs 9 0 0 0 princess-frog31 0 0 0 soko pop blush 0 0 0 Copy of Cake 0 0 0 Kneecap to kneecap 0 0 0 princess-frog30 0 0 0 Dessert Rose CI Colours 0 0 0 Copy of Hora piza 0 0 0 princess-frog30 0 0 0 Gold Kalikasan 0 0 0 Rock Princess 0 0 0 princess-frog28 0 0 0 Princess Revolution 0 0 0 Color Theme 6 0 0 0 princess-frog26 0 0 0 Color Theme 2 0 0 0 lutz paul 0 0 0 Valentino 0 0 0 Southside 0 0 0 Hora piza 0 0 0.

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Asian Art Museum | Looking East. Looking East explores the craze for all things Japanese that changed the course of Western art. 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. 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. Anton has also been a contributor to the SlashThree collective’s exhibitions since late 2009. Chek him at DeviantArt Enjoy The Gallery Whoa! So smooth. Yeah. So beautiful and eerie. Superbly talented and imaginative. Whoooa ! Help us grow and remove all ads Leave a Reply. Draw As A Maniac | Draw As A Maniac.

Shop Electric Objects. lHoCQtt. Joseph Mallord William Turner | The Fighting Temeraire | NG524. 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'. 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. The 'Temeraire' is shown travelling east, away from the sunset, even though Rotherhithe is west of Sheerness, but Turner's main concern was to evoke a sense of loss, rather than to give an exact recording of the event. The spectacularly colourful setting of the sun draws a parallel with the passing of the old warship. By contrast the new steam-powered tug is smaller and more prosaic. Turner was in his sixties when he painted 'The Fighting Temeraire'.

From The National Gallery Podcast: Episode Thirty, April 2009. 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 | SepiaTown. 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. 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. 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. Lose track of the 400 pages and write just one page for each day, it helps. If there is a magic in story writing, and I am convinced there is, no one has ever been able to reduce it to a recipe that can be passed from one person to another.

. ↬ Open Culture. The End of the World. MEI - Home. 10 Important Movies That Explore What It Really Means to Be 20-Something. Everyone's 20s are a struggle. You've got the transition from the safety net of college into the free-for-all mess that is the adult world, the job search for a gig that's actually enjoyable while still paying the bills and the gradual goodbyes to loved ones who naturally phase out of your life. Being an aimless 20-something isn't a walk in the park. Thankfully, art imitates life, and plenty of movies explore the reality of being a young person figuring things out. Here are just a couple of flicks that might make that search for answers a little more bearable. 1. Nothing says "young artist struggling in your 20s" more than working odd jobs to pay the bills while perfecting on your specialized craft. 2. Lelaina Pierce (Winona Ryder) is an aspiring filmmaker. 3.

This movie is a bit more of a morbid hyperbole for what happens when you attempt to completely ditch the idea of an American Dream. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Jenny Slate's Obvious Child takes a different approach to abortion. 9. St. 10. 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) As part of a project aptly titled "Benchmarc", Geiger has carefully created a sitting bench using a carved wooden plank that forms a bridge between two Power Mac G5 units. The machining on the wood is aligns the curve perfectly with the shape of the Power Mac chassis. Beyond benches, Geiger also has crafted a movable conference table, file cabinets and more using discarded Power Mac machines. Additional concept renderings include an entire office full of furniture designed around old Power Mac G5 units. Though interesting as a one-off furniture design project, this isn't the first time Apple hardware has been recycled.

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.” Nobel laureate John Steinbeck (1902-1968) might be best-known as the author of East of Eden, The Grapes of Wrath, and Of Mice and Men, but he was also a prolific letter-writer.

Steinbeck: A Life in Letters constructs an alternative biography of the iconic author through some 850 of his most thoughtful, witty, honest, opinionated, vulnerable, and revealing letters to family, friends, his editor, and a circle of equally well-known and influential public figures. Among his correspondence is this beautiful response to his eldest son Thom’s 1958 letter, in which the teenage boy confesses to have fallen desperately in love with a girl named Susan while at boarding school.

New York November 10, 1958Dear Thom:We had your letter this morning. Complement with six tips on writing from Steinbeck. via Letters of Note Donating = Loving Brain Pickings has a free weekly newsletter. Share on Tumblr. Precious Sans Two. GLYPHICONS - library of precisely prepared monochromatic icons and symbols. Torn. 200+ High Quality Free Paper Background Textures to Grab.

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