Putting together a coffee table sized etch a sketch was quite an adventure. The results are pretty great too!
And other tales from the intersection of art and science
Get better at marketing on Instagram and grow your small business with tips from Erin Dollar of Cotton and Flax.
A technique called x-ray fluorescence has allowed a glimpse of the original hues of two versions of Van Goghâs room in Arles that he painted in the 1880s
Artist Bob and Roberta Smith launches Art UK, which already covers more than 200,000 paintings, many of them hidden from public view
Digital culture has enveloped us more quickly and more thoroughly than most of us had imagined. But what can be done about it?
A little bit of clutter, and especially tolerance of that clutter, can be good for the soul.
Psychologists generally consider creativity to be the domain of the young…
If you have an important exhibition coming up, give it the space it deserves. Create a special page on your website just for your show.
Have you ever given up on a writing project part-way through, perhaps after months or years of work? I’ve abandoned plenty (three novels and two blogs, at the last count). I’ve also stuck with others even when I thought […]
The basics of business registration and protecting your work.
Trademark and copyright laws are getting more complex every year. That’s why our in-house attorney is offering up her best practices for entrepreneurs.
The Wellcome Library in London announced this week that they’re releasing more than 100,000 high-resolution images online for Creative Commons use.
The folks over at Que Interesante created this clever sticker pack for crayons, effectively turning color names into the chemical compounds the correlate with each hue.
More than ever today, it is essential that we look at all students individually to try to understand their strengths, abilities, interests, and motivations.
An explanation of why all artists can succeed and how Klein Artist Works facilitates it.
The practical case for sharing your work often with those outside of your company…
World Press Photo yesterday announced the winners of its 2016 contest, honoring the best news photos captured in 2015. Above is a breakdown of the cameras
People don’t buy what you do or why you do it. They buy how it makes them feel…
It’s a great myth that creative geniuses consistently produce great work. Whereas consistency may be the key to expertise, the secret to creative greatness appears to be doing things differently—even when that means failing
A retired doctor visited a Paris auction house in March with a portfolio of drawings. It contained a work now attributed to Leonardo da Vinci and valued at about $15.8 million.
Driven by super-human forces and undaunted by the powers of nature, artist Simon Beck (previously) trudges across sand or through knee-high snow to create massive geometric drawings left behind in his footprints. From sandy expanses on the shore of New Zealand to frigid outlooks in the Swiss Alp
Want to build an art business? What are you willing to put up with to get there?
Reinventing yourself isn’t just a stunt, it’s required to survive.
The future belongs not to the strongest or the smartest, but those who can collaborate—with humans and machines—most effectively.
Turbo-charge your creative projects with Fred Deakin’s advice on seeking outside perspective.
Stocksy gives its verdict on the photography trends of the year.
Psychologists have found that the creative personality contains layers of depth, complexity and contradictions.
New public domain release makes high-resolution photos, illustrations and more available for free.
Every choice, from the leather couch you buy to the business you start, will cost you.
The First Folio is the first printed collection of all of Shakespeare’s plays, assembled by two of his buddies after he died. Without it, plays like Macbeth and Twelfth Night might not have survived.
Millions of people are being exposed to advertisements selling art online, and internet art sales are a huge phenomenon and opportunity for artists. Are you
Photographer Joel Sartore is a man on a mission. He’s working with National Geographic to capture 12,000 different animal species through his lens before it’s too late. All of the animals featured in his project are in danger of disappearing from our planet entirely.
This has happened to me and can happen to you as well; I returned from a wonderful trip and, in a hurry, downloaded the photos into a folder that I later deleted…
The writer says he missed an end-of-year deadline to finish Winds of Winter, the sixth book in the Game of Thrones series. The delay means the show will air the next season before its source material.
People really need to learn to knock. Have you ever been in the middle of a moment of inspiration when a sudden interruption screwed
Copyright strikes again, with photographers and publishers hit particularly hard.
Author Ed Cyzewski offers insight into building authentic, sustainable practices in book marketing and promotion.
Best known for moving pictures of Vietnam, McCullin says photography has been hijacked by digital cameras and art world
Everyone has that person in the office. You know, the one who always seems to get way more done than everybody else, but who never seems stressed or frantically trying to finish an assignment. How does he or she get it done?
History tells us that introverts make some of the best entrepreneurs for many different reasons. Check out these reasons why introverts succeed in business.
Working from home seems like heaven – here are our tips for how to do it best.
You’re going to have to deal with it sooner or later.
Today I want to talk about art. It pains me to say this but the Internet just doesn’t get art. Most online discussions of art, especially modern art, miss the point entirely.
This year we are introducing our very first gift guide! To come up with the list I took submissions for consideration from members of my Facebook Group, I scoured the sites of my podcast guests and guest editors, and I pulled in some personal favorites as well as some of my current wish list items.
Toronto advertising agency Zulu Alpha Kilo created this video to demonstrate how absurd it is for people to ask for the advertising industry to do spec work in hopes of getting more business.
Learn 3 easy tips on how to guide your reader’s visual path with clear visual flow.
If your content doesn’t pack a visual punch, it’s likely to be ignored. Here’s how to create gorgeous graphics, even if your design skills suck.
If collaboration is all the rage, is the great creative individual a thing of the past? Not so, according to these three reasons from Demian Farnworth.
These tips for encouraging creativity in kids surround family strategies for fostering kid-lead play and a panel talking about raising creative kids.
Looking to start a new freelance design career, but don’t know where to start? These 10 tips for new freelancers are exactly what you need to get going.
Rebel.Camp is an online portal crafted by artists for artists. Join us in our never-ending battle for beautification. Note: The pieces are randomly positioned, I really do hate ranking when it comes to art because there is no comparison, *not in order of awesomeness.
Task management, goal setting, invoices, and contracts all made easier.
The #1 problem every blogger tries to solve is productivity. No matter how cool you are, you need to write…