What’s in a surname? The female artists lost to history because they got married

A new biography of the painter Isabel Rawsthorne highlights how talented women have often missed out on the recognition they deservedGenerations of female artists, composers and writers have been lost to history because their names changed after marriage. According to growing academic consensus, the conventional switch of surnames at the altar has erased a key cultural legacy. And the story of the painter and designer Isabel Rawsthorne, told in a new biography, is among the first to make this po...
Tags: Art, Books, London, Marriage, Women, Painting, Life and style, Society, UK News, World news, Culture, Art and design, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, Alberto Giacometti, Jacob Epstein

Company sells all-black panels for PS5, dares Sony to sue it

Dbrand offers matte black replacement panels for people who want their PlayStation 5s to be minimalist or tactical or whatever. Dbrand is also daring Sony to sue it. The background there is that a small company, first called PlateStation5 then CustomizeMyPlates, was forced to cancel and refund orders for a similar product last year following legal action from Sony. — Read the rest
Tags: Gadgets, Post, Games, Design, News, Sony, Dbrand, CustomizeMyPlates

The edible art of sourdough faces – in pictures

Five years ago, Swedish designer and stylist Linda Ring experienced total burnout. After a few months doing nothing, she tried to adopt a slower lifestyle. “I started baking sourdough, but as it’s my nature to try to make everything beautiful, I began experimenting.” Ring’s loaves became canvases for portraits and landscapes, scored into the raw dough. “You never know how the bread or the pattern will turn out, it’s enormously satisfying when I take it out of the oven and see.” Continue reading....
Tags: Food, Art, Photography, Bread, Culture, Art and design, Baking, Linda Ring

The perfect textmode font

Polyducks' Kitchen Sink is a textmode font that summons nearly half a century of application, game and art design in the humble 8×8 pixel grid and distills it into 256 well-picked chars. It's amazingly versatile for such a small set: text, landscapes, characters, box-drawing, maps, dithering textures, bars, stars, the lot. — Read the rest
Tags: Art, Post, Games, News, Fonts, Retro, Textmode

Free Printable Valentine’s Day Stickers

Printable Valentine stickers are so cute and super easy to make! Use these printable stickers to wrap up all your Valentine’s Day gifts extra special! If you love sharing something special for Valentines Day browse all these amazing Valentine’s Day printables. In no time at all, you can whip up something wonderful. I don’t know ... Read More about Free Printable Valentine’s Day Stickers The post Free Printable Valentine’s Day Stickers appeared first on Skip To My Lou.
Tags: Crafts, Design, Free, Valentine's Day, Stickers, Valentine, Printable, Printable Valentines

The Other Side of the Story: The Best Friend

Welcome to part two of Theatrefolk’s The Other Side of the Story series! (Find part one here.) Today’s post brings into focus a character that’s normally just outside of the spotlight: the main character’s best friend. A best friend character can be used in many different ways. They can provide support, advice, or encouragement to […]
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