The Sketchbook Project Brooklyn / Kansas City / Louisville / Columbus / Pittsburgh The Write, Right When You Get There Tour asks visual artists and writers to combine their thoughts on memory, permanence and nostalgia to create a unique traveling exhibition. One Man, 1,200 Hours, and Over 100 Pencils: City Band, A Monumental Drawing by Chris LaPorte Two weeks ago I was fortunate to spend a few days in Grand Rapids, Michigan at ArtPrize 2012, a sprawling international art fair featuring over 1,500 installations by more than 1,700 artists in venues throughout the city including the Grand Rapids Art Museum, the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, as well as countless art galleries, cafes, sidewalks, and even smack dab in the middle of a river. The entire affair centers around popular vote that determines ten winners (a maximum award of $200,000) as well as several juried awards. You can see the 2012 winners here.
surreal paintings Berlin, Germany-based artist Moki finds inspiration in Japanese artist Hayao Miyazaki's work (Spirited Away) as well as in nature. Her acrylic paintings are filled with images of northern landscapes or as she describes more specifically as "isolated Scandinavian and Icelandic terrain, a subarctic frozen lake continent, untouched caves and moss meadows, and mountains sculpted into anatomical shapes by wind and water." Moki merges humans with nature, cloaking them in lush green meadows or a calm sea of water. Tutorial: Convert your original design into a Microsoft Word letterhead template At the end of a letterhead design project, it’s pretty common to hear your client say: “I want this as an editable letterhead template in Microsoft Word.” They usually don’t own or know how to use advanced graphics-editing programs like Adobe Illustrator, InDesign or Photoshop, and it simply doesn’t make sense for them to purchase those expensive programs. Microsoft Word is pretty low-tech compared to Illustrator or InDesign; however, that’s what your clients are using and your letterhead design is useless to them if they can’t edit and add content to it, so knowing how to create a Microsoft Word letterhead template is key. Let’s get started. 1. Create your letterhead design
Studios Watercolors I will be adding images to this page as I complete new watercolors further down the page you can read the story of how I started my art career in watercolors and see some older pieces Black Hooded Herons 66x30 available The 50 Best Movies on Netflix Instant We love the convenience of streaming movies on Netflix Instant, but we don’t always love the navigating through the countless films in the service’s ever-expanding catalog to find something to watch. So we’ve compiled our list of recommended titles for you—whether you love classics, comedies, documentaries or just good ol’ fashioned kung-fu. The genres vary greatly here—and range in age from brand new to 87-years-old—but all 50 of these films come with the Paste stamp of approval. The list is up to date as of February 2013, but we’ll continue to update the list from time to time as Netflix Instant changes its offerings. 50. In the LoopYear: 2009Director: Armando Iannucci If clever verbal humor were easy, we’d have more comedies like In the Loop.
25 Hyper Realistic Oil Paintings by Hubert De Lartigue - Luscious Lips and Tongue - Nightly Designers - Go from InDesign CS5.5 to HTML 5 MORTYS - 3D Animation Short Film Karloff, convergence of beauty and ugliness 50 illustrations of alice Alice in Wonderland is a novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells the story of a girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar and anthropomorphic creatures. The film will be remade by Disney and is due for release on March 5, 2010 in Disney Digital 3-D and IMAX 3-D as well as in regular theaters. Alice, as the main character of the novel, is popularly depicted wearing a pale blue knee-length dress with a white pinafore overtopping. While in paintings of other illustrations, there are a few changes, including her attire, manner and personality.