10 Things for Your 2019 To-Do List

10 Very Good Things Artists Should Do in 2019 What are your plans for 2019? I’m not a believer in New Year resolutions. That’s because they don’t work and waste time and energy. However, I do believe... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Eye Candy for Today: Constable graphite drawing

View of Cat Hanger, John Constable Graphite on paper, roughly 8 x 14″ (20 x35 cm), in the collection of the Morgan Library and Museum. Drawn on two sheets of a sketchbook, this scene is of a farm on an estate in West Sussex, England. Constable’s nuanced command of tones and delicate indications of clouds and textures makes the drawing feel remarkably complete.  
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RA sends out hundreds of repeat emails to Summer Exhibition applicants

If today you tried to buy an application form to enter the 2019 Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, you've doubtless been facing down by a barrage of hundreds of repeat emails for a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Another on the slick mixed media paper using watercolors.   Blue skies, sunshine, walks to the beach, and the date palms outside the house where we stayed on AMI.   [Author: RH Carpenter]
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[Author: Kjell Varvin]
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Anti-Coyote Dog Vest

Vest with spikes will protect your dog from coyotes and other wild animals. CoyoteVest pet body armor designed for small dogs helps slow down or prevent a surprise attack from coyotes, birds, and aggressive dogs. Also check out: Cat Battle Armo
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Berlin – Julia Scher: “Wonderland” at Esther Schipper Through February 9th, 2019

Julia Scher, Wonderland (Installation View), via Esther Schipper In 1998, artist Julia Scher installed her work Wonderland in New York. Immersing the galley in a theatrical pink and purple light, Scher’s Wonderland is a multimedia environment where visitors are welcomed by the sound of the artist’s authoritative yet soothing voice: ‘Attention. There are live cameras […]
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The Sun Mood Lamp is Solar Power of a Different Kind!

The DeskSpace, as beautiful as it is, had one crucial element missing. Made from polished precious minerals, the DeskSpace displayed the entire solar system on your desk, arranged in linear order, comprising every planet made from the appropriately selected gemstone. However, the biggest piece to that cosmic family photo wasn’t factored in until now. Carved out of a single piece of premium golden calcite is the very heart of our solar system, the sun. Designed to work as a mood lamp, the sun c...
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[Author: Kjell Varvin]
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The Official Definition(s) of Usability

When I explain usability to a layman, its understood when I say I make websites and devices easy to use or “user-friendly”, a term which got popular towards the end of the nineties. If they don’t, then I go on to add that design products in a way that even their grand moms could. This usually works (though it’s not really true, usability professionals-  think context of use). So, what can be considered as the official definition of usability? Well, the International Standards Organization ( ISO ...
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5 Things You Need to Master for Stunning Designs

When it comes to getting started with creating stunning designs, two things are necessary: skills and resources. However, for starters, graphic design can all seem a little too overwhelming at first. From long hours of practice to an unending need for creativity; not to mention some graphic design resources cost a pretty penny, it can sometimes become an uphill task for novices. But that shouldn’t deter you from creating stunning designs. As a matter of fact, there are plenty of amazing freebie...
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