Illustrations by Daniela Uhlig | Designerscouch #thecritiquenetwork Creative Writing Exercises -- Creative Writing Exercises for Cra No matter what stage you're at with your writing, it's always beneficial to work on craft and technique. These creative writing exercises target common problems and weaknesses. Switch Point of View Both first person and third person have their strengths and weaknesses; what works for one story may not work for another. A Day Without Modifiers While modifiers -- adjectives and adverbs -- can add to a story, too many, or the wrong ones, can bog down your prose and lead to weaker nouns and verbs. Avoid Back Story Unlike the other creative writing exercises on this list, this one asks you to work in another genre. Listening for Dialogue Not everyone starts out with an ear for dialogue, but fortunately it can be developed, like any other skill. Description Creative Writing Exercise Who's the most memorable person you've ever met?
Polyforum Siqueiros Galleries / BNKR Arquitectura Architect: BNKR Arquitectura Location: Mexico City, Mexico Design Team: Esteban Suarez and Sebastian Suarez Project Leader: Adrian Aguilar Project Team: Adrian Aguilar & Diego Jasso Collaborators: Julio Amezcua & Erik Ramírez Carpentry: La Invencible / Alejandro Tapia Area:680 sqm Completion: November 2011 Photography: Jaime Navarro Polyforum Siqueiros Galleries The Polyforum Cultural Siqueiros is the masterpiece of David Alfaro Siqueiros, one of the three great Mexican muralists, together with Diego Rivera and Jose Clemente Orozco. It is a cultural, social and political facility that houses the mural “The March of Humanity”, in its Universal Forum. A building conceived as a giant diamond, it is completely covered in mural painting inside and out, and is considered the largest in the world, with more than 8,000 square meters of mural painting. Our intervention was reduced to removing elements from the galleries rather than a proper design project.
50 Ultra Realistic Female Portrait Drawings Technology brings more and more talented artists to the surface, who create astonishing digitally manipulated images on every possible theme, illustrating everything that you could possibly imagine. But, we still have the “classics”, for whom the pencil and paper are the genuine and compulsory materials in creating works of art. And this is what we are going to present to you today. 50 outstanding portraits of women created by the technique of traditional drawing, without any digital manipulation. Keira Rihanna Keira as Guinevere Adriana Lima Avril Lavigne The Soulcatcher Alice Cullen Ingrid Bergman Bride Sensual Woman with a Hat Jolie From This Day Forward Miley Cyrus Halle Close-up Marilyn Monroe Phoenix My Dearest Big Sister Emmy Christine Hong Kong Singer Shiny Obsession Flower Girl – Purple Rose Britney Spears Just Smile Dreams Through Glass Keira Knightley Passion Shy Woman Harriet Monica Bellucci Aya Ueto It Was Like Magic Hayden Panettiere Do You Love Him? Milla Jovovich Piercing Glance Charlize Theron Breathe Me
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25 Stunning Black and White Illustrations by Nanami Cowdroy 25 Stunning Black and White Illustrations by Nanami Cowdroy posted under Photography on Apr 20th, 2010 with 5 Comments 20 Apr 1 Share Her signature detailed style reflects a refined monochrome pallette with her name 'Nanami' (meaning 'Seven Seas' in Japanese ) stamped in red. Fluid line-work, watery creatures and Goldfish are some of her favourite subjects, and distinctive forms which are featured in her artworks. Related You will love this Loading... 5 CommentsThoughts from the Community mirko said May 2nd, 2010hiii i like so much your pictures!! Dzinepress said Apr 28th, 2010amazing illustration work there in all listed art. SiteSyrup S. said Apr 23rd, 2010Brilliant, especially like the tube and the oriental lady. Shafraz Faiz said Apr 20th, 2010hi damian, very inspirational artist. i hope DC does an interview with the artist to know more about her and her style/process/techniques Ben Collison said Apr 20th, 2010FANTASTIC work Nanami, its just the kind of thing I've been looking for.