What is feminism, really? This comic sums it up well. I didn't truly understand what being a feminist meant until I started feeling the unfair effects of a male-dominated society myself. I noticed my male counterparts earning more money than me but doing the same job. I was constantly asked when I was going to settle down as I neared my 30s, as if I were expected to abandon my career goals and strive to attain a conventional family life instead. That was when I decided that I was a feminist. Maybe the word "feminism" looks different to me in my life than it does to you in your life or to the feminist next door.
Colour theory work What did I learn? That this is actually a lot more complicated than Arlene sets out, which is perfectly understandable as she set out to do a beginners course. If you want to look at color theory 501, then have a look at www.handprint.com - a guy called Bruce McEvoy, who I have not heard of, but may be some famous artist. He has pages of post-grad level stuff that I could not follow but which does raise lots of interesting points. What else? In conversation: Neil Gaiman talks to Shaun Tan I met Shaun Tan for the first time in 1996, at a science-fiction convention in Perth, and only half-remember meeting him. He's quiet, shy, generally unassuming. I got to know him slightly better with each subsequent trip to Australia, and he got used to me introducing myself to him and him telling me that actually we'd already met.
Prismacolor Color Wheel Here is some of the information that I could find regarding color theory that may be helpful especially for beginners like myself. Definitions: Primary Colors: Red, yellow and blue – cannot be mixed from any other colors.Secondary Colors: Two primary colors mixed together resulting in orange, green and violet.Tertiary (Intermediate) Colors: One primary and one secondary mixed together.Aggressive (Warm) Colors: Reds, oranges and yellows.Receding (Cool) Colors: Greens, blues and violets.Hue: Another name for color.Tint: Color + WhiteTone: Color + GrayShade: Color + BlackKey Color: Dominant color in a color scheme or mixture.Neutral Grey: Combination of black and white.Intensity or Chroma: The brightness or dullness of a color. Quoted from Pocket Color Wheel
How to build sewing skills if you’re an absolute beginner Sarai Mitnick Founder Sarai started Colette back in 2009. How to Paint Photorealism: A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Paint Your Own Photorealistic Paintings If you want to learn how to paint photorealism, these next few pages will walk you step by step through the photorealist painting techniques that I use to create my photorealistic paintings, such as the ones on the right. This step-by-step guide may be an equally interesting read for non-artists who have a deep appreciation for photorealist art and want to understand how photorealist paintings are created, from start to finish. You can see more of my photorealist work on my art website. There are many mediums an artist can use to paint (or draw) photorealistically. The most common are oils, acrylics (paintbrushed or airbrushed), watercolor, graphite, colored pencil, and pastel. The majority of my photorealist work is done in acrylics using a paintbrush (as opposed to an airbrush), although I have used watercolor and colored pencil as well.
Learning From Autodidacts Autodidacts are rare, but their proclivities for learning drive many of today's assumptions about how educational technology should promote self-directed learning. Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Steve Jobs, founders and leaders of three of the most successful tech companies in the world, are famous autodidacts, known for dropping out of college to pursue their passions. They learned by means other than school, including voracious reading, talking to experts, and plenty of trial and error. Their success in business and their talent for innovation has encouraged some people to forego college and disdain formal training. But for the majority of adults who are not autodidacts, structured learning plays a large role in their development, especially at work. Talent development professionals have long been responsible for making structured learning available.
Colored Pencil Demo - Feathers Lets start with the supplies you’ll need. You don’t have to have it all to get started, but you will find that each item will come in handy as you become more familiar with colored pencils. Colored Pencils – There are several brands of colored pencils, some easier to find than others, some better than others. My personal favorite is Prisma Color for several reasons. They are very creamy, have a wide range of colors and most of all, I can get them in my local art supply store. Never by the student grade pencil in any brand.
5 Brainwashing Tricks That Work No Matter How Smart You Are #2. Everyone Has the Same Moral Code, They Just Use It Differently Win McNamee/Getty Images News/Getty Images Question: Do you consider yourself morally superior to the people who used to burn witches (and in fact, still do)? I would certainly hope so -- these people are kidnapping innocent men and women and executing them based on a ridiculous superstition.
Top 5 alternatives to the Myers-Briggs test - The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (“MBTI” or “Myers-Briggs” to its rapidly dwindling group of friends) is the personality test people love to hate. Our spotlight on MBTI’s shortcomings was the most popular post of 2014. Now it’s time to talk alternatives. “The mistake is that people look at it as if it’s the beginning and end of it all, and that’s a mistake,” says Jacob M.
14 Totally Free Things on the Internet Everyone Should Take Advantage of By Wil Fulton The wunderkinds over on reddit took a break from uncracked safes and banana-based measurements to post a mega-thread addressing the best of the best of all things free on the interwebs, and I couldn't help but share some of the highlights with you all. If you're savvy, you might recognize a few of these bad boys already, but don't spoil the Supermarket Sweep-style fun for the rest of us, OK? Is the fear of smothering, unbearable student debt steering you away from the path of higher education? Class Central exposes hundreds of online class courses from the likes of Harvard, Stanford, and MIT, without that pesky tuition nonsense. This means you can educate yourself in subjects like Molecular Biology, Advanced Operating Systems, or The Rise Of Superheroes And Their Impact On Pop Culture.
Social Image Tagging Goals of ARTigo Art history studies mainly original artworks, but often their reproductions, too. Today, these reproductions exist in substantial electronic repositories sometimes amounting to several million items. List of citizen science projects Citizen science projects are activities sponsored by a wide variety of organizations so non-scientists can meaningfully contribute to scientific research. Activities vary widely from transcribing old ship logbooks to digitalize the data as part of the Old Weather project to observing and counting birds at home or in the field for eBird. Participation can be as simple as playing a computer game for a project called EyeWire that may help scientists learn more about retinal neurons. It can also be more in depth, such as when citizens collect water quality data over time to assess the health of local waters. An emerging branch of Citizen Science are Community Mapping projects that utilize smartphone and tablet technology. For example, TurtleSAT is a community mapping project that is mapping freshwater turtle deaths throughout Australia. Lists of citizen science projects may change.