Pointillism Detail from Seurat's La Parade de Cirque (1889), showing the contrasting dots of paint used in Pointillism Pointillism /ˈpɔɪntɨlɪzəm/ is a technique of painting in which small, distinct dots of color are applied in patterns to form an image. Georges Seurat and Paul Signac developed the technique in 1886, branching from Impressionism. The term "Pointillism" was first coined by art critics in the late 1880s to ridicule the works of these artists, and is now used without its earlier mocking connotation. The movement Seurat began with this technique is known as Neo-Impressionism. The Divisionists, too, used a similar technique of patterns to form images, though with larger cube-like brushstrokes. Technique The technique relies on the ability of the eye and mind of the viewer to blend the color spots into a fuller range of tones. Practice The majority of Pointillism is done in oil paints. Music Pointillism also refers to a style of 20th-century music composition.
List of paradoxes This is a list of paradoxes, grouped thematically. The grouping is approximate, as paradoxes may fit into more than one category. Because of varying definitions of the term paradox, some of the following are not considered to be paradoxes by everyone. This list collects only scenarios that have been called a paradox by at least one source and have their own article. Although considered paradoxes, some of these are based on fallacious reasoning, or incomplete/faulty analysis. Logic Self-reference These paradoxes have in common a contradiction arising from self-reference. Barber paradox: A barber (who is a man) shaves all and only those men who do not shave themselves. Vagueness Ship of Theseus (a.k.a. Mathematics Statistics Probability Infinity and infinitesimals Geometry and topology The Banach–Tarski paradox: A ball can be decomposed and reassembled into two balls the same size as the original.
99 Apps to Help You Ditch Your Box and Go Internet Only Web apps are incredible tools because they offer users a way to have functionality just about anywhere they can go. Whether you’re on vacation or just at a different office, you can always log in to web apps and know that all of your tools and information will be available. So why don’t you ditch your dusty old desktop programs and fully make the switch to web-based applications? With these apps, that just might be possible. Web Desktops These tools allow you to have a familiar desktop just by logging in. Desktoptwo: Using this web-based desktop, you can contain all of your applications within a browser window.GlideOS: GlideOS is an extremely useful virtual desktop that you can access through your browser.YouOS: YouOS offers a user-centric web desktop application.Goowy: Use this app to get a window interface that you can use to work on all of your apps. Collaboration Work together with friends, fellow students and coworkers using these collaborative apps. Office Suites Documents Productivity
Make You Own Cartoons - The Funny Times Cartoon Playground Donate Login Remember Me Create An Account Forgot Password // Provide alternate content for browsers that do not support scripting // or for those that have scripting disabled. Join Now Hot Shiny "Do"by Misterx|43|Favorite? Free Falling (Green)by Leaflady|0|Favorite? asu (68)by Durgunsu|1|Favorite? Tom Hayden 1939-1916by Calypso rose|0|Favorite? Scatter....by Pennycandy|1|Favorite? Midnight Starby Maurie|3|Favorite? Free Fallingby Leaflady|1|Favorite? (204)by Bluegirl|2|Favorite? Strangers in Spaceby Leaflady|1|Favorite? Whoooo? About Myoats Read More Myoats is a community where people create designs using an online drawing application. New view more GRAPE-NUT LACEYby Robinrebornart HOT HEARTS ART-MEby Robinrebornart Morn. comes Early :(by Vonzeppelin PERI-WINK-LE BLUE'Sby Robinrebornart GrooveIsInTheHeart (2)by Bluegirl Electric linesby Tsm faker BLACK DIAMOND HIGHby Robinrebornart Doodlesby Rampuero (186)by Bluegirl Frost (2)by Rampuero view more How To Create Watch Tutorials Follow Us ?
Hilariously Clever Illustrations, Part 2 Known as Flying Mouse, Chow Hon Lam is the brilliant man behind some of the cleverest and coolest illustrations we've ever featured on theMET! (See 15 Clever, Witty Illustrations.) He's back with a whole new set of work that's just as simple but smart as before. Chow Hon Lam's website Views: 78244 Tags: Chow Hon Lam, Flying Mouse, art, illustration James Charles - Pop Cultured Currency Repurposing existing objects for other uses is always cool. Repurposing them for pop culture references though is even better. James Charles has been doing just that with United States currency for the last year or so.
Otomata 16 Jul 2011 Click on the grid below to add cells, click on cells to change their direction, and press play to listen to your music. Update: Click here to get Otomata for your iPhone / iPod / iPad! Official facebook page: Also this reddit page has many examples: And there is a subreddit for Otomata: Otomata is a generative sequencer. Each alive cell has 4 states: Up, right, down, left. at each cycle, the cells move themselves in the direction of their internal states. This set of rules produces chaotic results in some settings, therefore you can end up with never repeating, gradually evolving sequences. If you encounter something you like, just press “Copy Piece Link” and save it somewhere, or better, share it! Here is something from me to start with: And here is an action video: Here are replies to some common questions: Q: MIDI Output?
- StumbleUpon I get a lot of requests to release more seamless textures here on L&T, so this set is for you guys. It includes a giant selection of thirty repeatable textures ranging from paper to fabric to subtle grunge and noise. Each one of them is fully tile-able and will work perfect for website background or pattern overlays in photoshop. The zip file includes each texture in both 1200px and 500px sizes as well as a Photoshop .PAT file for easy integration. Enjoy! Freshome TetraBox Light by Ed Chew Liquid to Light Designer Ed Chew takes a green step in the right direction with the TetraBox lamp, a light object made from discarded drink packets that would have otherwise ended up in landfills already packed to the brim. The design is achieved by unfolding the packets and refolding them into hexagonal and pentagonal sections that are then pieced together to form a geodesic sphere or any other desired shape. Here, the Epcot-like ball makes an attractive overhead light and casts an impressive web of shadows and shapes on the surrounding space. Designer: Ed Chew
One Dollar Bill Art by Atypyk Two brilliant French artists, Ivan Duval and Jean Sebastien Ides, show us how to have fun with one dollar bill. To see more work by Atypyk, visit atypyk.com Public Art Concepts - Dan Sternof Beyer 2011 Download the PDF of these ideas : Public Art Concepts - Dan Sternof Beyer 2011 (2mb) [ New American Public Art ] The design pricing formula A lot of designers struggle with pricing, and I’m regularly asked how I work it out. As much as I want to, I can’t tell you what to charge, and the design pricing formula explains why. No-one knows better than you how much talent you have, and every project specification is different. The physical location of my clients doesn’t change what I charge, but it could alter what the client is willing to spend. Update: September 2013 If you join the mailing list I’ll email you the “Pricing your work” chapter from my new book, Work for Money, Design for Love. Here are a few pricing resources to help. And when you have produced a quote, here’s how 20 designers charge their clients. Related posts