Top 100 Courses to Take on Udemy in 2019

Looking to learn a new skill in 2019? Here are the best Udemy courses to take in 2019, based on official Udemy statistics (popularity & ratings) in 2018. There are 80,000 courses in more than 50 languages and below they’ve been sorted into the categories of design, development, IT,  personal development and photography. *New Year’s Sale: Get  Udemy  courses for as low as $9.99 now!  » Browse All Online Courses Sale ends January 10th.   Top Design Courses 3D & Animation Complete Blender ...
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Thank You, St. Louis!

I know 2018 was a rough one in many ways, but in my position as artsy-cynic-optimist, I can't help but see a lot of awesomeness in 2018. What a year of New Line shows! One of my most loved shows, the classic Anything Goes; the wild, new(-ish) rock musical Yeast Nation (from the Urinetown team); and my own Zombies of Penzance. Wow, talk about variety!So many people came up to me after Anything Goes performances, saying some version of, "This has always been one of my favorite shows, but I didn't...
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The Best Laptops for Graphic Designers 2019

This article was contributed by DesignBold. Graphic design is a challenging job that requires serious hardware and software. In the current digital nomad haze, laptop characteristics such as mobility and weight have also become extremely important. As with every profession, the laptop choice is always a subtle game of balance between performance and weight, large screen and portability, maximum features and affordable price. Luckily, laptop providers produce products for different categories and...
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Best Wishes and Serenity Resolution

In 2018, I went back to blogging. I wrote on the French part of my blog and now I plan to write here too. After having some sad moments last year, my priority today is to better manage my anxiety. … Continue reading → The post Best Wishes and Serenity Resolution appeared first on ApollineR.
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Design Job: New Year, New Career: Design2Gather Is Seeking a Product Designer in Shanghai

We are looking for You! If you are an experienced product designer who is able to execute a research, state clear findings, set up a project vision and create new and innovative ideas. After presenting the ideas to the client, you will translate the ideas into concept View the full design job here
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Our Favorite (Clever and Useful) Designs from 2018

Here are the most clever designs we've come across in the past twelve months. These are just as outside-the-box as our favorite weird/unusual designs from 2018, but have the added benefit of being extremely practical. Clever Contraption Makes Your Washing Machine Vibration-Free and Silent The Magic Creeper: A Mechanic's Creeper With No Wheels Gala Systems' Clever Spiralift Design Turns Columns Flat to Create Disappearing Auditorium Seating Hideaway Solutions' Brilliant Fold-Out Ki...
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Our Favorite (Weird or Unusual) Designs from 2018

How's your NYE hangover going? If the room's stopped spinning and you can stand some brain-benders, here are some fine examples of outside-of-the-box design thinking. A Mechanical Flipdot Tetris Machine Panasonic's Noise-Canceling Office Blinders A Pillow Designed for People Who Wear Glasses A Set of Extra, Wearable Legs for On-Demand Seating Noah Deledda's Incredible Hand-Formed Aluminum Cans How Rich People Board Their Private Jets: Via Elevator A Look at ...
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Lookback: A child’s Christmas in Smalltown, U.S.A.

An excerpt from City Limits: Memories of a Small-Town Boy, my first book, published in 1991. — Terry Teachout
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Happy New Year: Quotes To Inspire A Lovely 2019

“Now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual.” (Mark Twain) — Doug Ramsay
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Wooden Animals

Detailed sculptures of beautiful land and sea animals crafted out of wood. Articulating wooden creatures made by talented craftsman Jeff Soan. Also check out: Pixelated Wooden Sculptures
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Timber-clad Polish kindergarten encourages kids to play on the green roof

A recently completed kindergarten in Poland is giving children a new way to reconnect with the outdoors and stellar views of the neighborhood. Designed by Polish architecture firm Biuro Toprojekt, the kindergarten in Żory boasts an accessible roof terrace planted with ornamental grasses with plenty of space to play and gather. In addition to encouraging play and appreciation of nature, the inspiring design of the building has also earned it a nomination for the European Union Prize for Contempo...
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UNStudios green-roofed TBC Forum breaks ground in Tbilisi

Construction has recently broken ground on the TBC Forum, a green-roofed complex in Tbilisi designed by UNStudio to champion openness, sustainability and creativity throughout. Located within the Lisi Lake resort outside Tbilisi’s city center, TBC Forum will consist of the new headquarters for the TBC Bank, an Innovation Lab, and a mixed-use Culture Hub. Drawing inspiration from the surrounding highland landscape and traditional Georgian architecture, the large-scale development features a terr...
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Public Domain Day Is Finally Here!: Copyrighted Works Have Entered the Public Domain Today for the First Time in 21 Years

Earlier this year we informed readers that thousands of works of art and entertainment would soon enter the public domain—to be followed every year by thousands more. That day is nigh upon us: Public Domain Day, January 1, 2019. At the stroke of midnight, such beloved classics as Robert Frost’s “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” and “Yes! We Have No Bananas” will become the common property of the people, to be quoted at length or in full anywhere when the copyright expires on work produced ...
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Artist Curated Cinema: Natalie Baxter

Paradice Palase’s dual program is back next year at a new home and a new time we’ve partnered with BIZARRE Bushwick to present this program twice a month, and our first iteration of the year will feature the amazing Natalie Baxter! Artist talk will begin the evening at 7:30, followed...Read more »
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The Living Installation ARTISTIC REVOLUTION Jan.5th 2019, 8pm to 1am

The Living Installation ARTISTIC REVOLUTION 2019 Saturday, January 5th 8pm to 1am Tickets at: Live show / also live feed world wide view into a Bushwick studio turned theater! The Living Installation has been going strong for close to 20 years in NYC and Michael Alan has been doing...Read more »
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Sympathy for the Future by Marcy Brafman

Sympathy for the Future by Marcy Brafman Jan 12th – Feb 2nd 2019 Court Tree Gallery proudly presents Sympathy for the Future a collection of paintings by Marcy Brafman. Brafman a native New Yorker is inspired by childhood icons, pop culture and the decay of the great American picture and...Read more »
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You can now apply to study Directing at the Alternative Theatre department at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague!

Learn new ways to make theatre! Make professional connections! Create your own work! Study the MA in Directing of Devised and Object Theatre at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. A two year, English language degree that allows you to discover your own artistic practices! PROGRAM OVERVIEW The Master in Directing of Devised and Object Theatre offers advanced studies in the practice of theatre-making with a twofold focus: learning the process of devising a theatre performance from ...
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Watch an Art Conservator Bring Classic Paintings Back to Life in Intriguingly Narrated Videos

Even in our age of unprecedentedly abundant images, delivered to us at all times by print, film, television, and especially the ever-multiplying forms of digital media, something inside us still values paintings. It must have to do with their physicality, the physicality of oil on canvas or whatever tangible materials the painter originally used. But in that great advantage of the painting lies the great disadvantage of the painting: tangible materials degrade over time, and many, if not most, ...
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SELVAGEN designs a geodesic dome pavilion inspired by a tree

Nature meets computational algorithms in Brazilian design practice SELVAGEN’s Arena Arbor, a striking geodome pavilion created for the CasaCor Pernambuco 2018, a major conference that explores interior design, architecture and landscape architecture. Developed using parametric design methodologies, the pop-up event space takes inspiration from the structure of a tree from the root system to the way light filters through the canopy. Spanning an area of 65 square meters, the dome-shaped pavilion...
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Best of CH 2018: Cannabis

Eight developments in the world of marijuana and hemp this year As more states make marijuana legal, the cannabis industry continues to grow and change at a remarkable rate—and 2018 was perhaps the biggest year yet. While the issues surrounding criminal justice reform legislation (and hopefully its revision), government spending and profit, politics and race are undeniable, there seems to be no stopping “cannabusiness.” From …
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10 Things Our Critics Are Looking Forward to in 2019

A Frida Kahlo show. A live “Great Gatsby” marathon. “Fleabag” takes the stage. Here are some of our most anticipated events of the early new year.
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How A Troubled Kid Went From Juvenile Detention To Being An Opera Star

Ryan Speedo Green, 32, went from a troubled home to finding a life’s passion and success as an opera singer good enough to command the stage of the Metropolitan Opera.
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