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Here’s what happened recently when a scammer tried to rip off an artist. How to protect yourself from similar situations.
Washington-based woodcarver Jeffrey Michael Samudosky has been creating elaborate figural works from a variety of Pacific Northwest trees since he started his company JMS Wood Sculpture in 1998.
Audiobooks are here to stayâand that’s good news for readers.
Humans are wary of computer-generated art, but new research suggests our views on the subject are malleable.
The romantic Hollywood image of art crime is a far cry from the truth
The American edition of Hillary Clintonâs What Happened looks stylish and elegant; the UK one is dreadful. But the reasons that books differ so much across different markets isnât solely down to simple sales
Leading neuroscientist Matthew Walker on why sleep deprivation is increasing our risk of cancer, heart attack and Alzheimerâs â and what you can do about it
Are you struggling for inspiration? Ozan Varol, contrarian thinker, explains why motivation comes only after you sit down and start doing the work.
A designer is first and foremost a human being.
Social media is widely considered necessary by authors and publishers for book marketing. But is it as important as an optimized author website?
I have been using an online service called Pixsy to identify and secure payment for the unauthorized use of my work for a while now – with some significant success. In most cases, A strongly worded letter from a lawyer and the expertise to follow it up are usually all that is required.
High-speed photography is a little tricky but the results that you can achieve if you are patient are stunning. Here are some tips to help try it out.
In this time of global technological change and sustainability challenges, we need to increase creativity levels in the next generation, to ensure the innovations that will keep us afloat.
When we think of design, each of us thinks of it in our own way, focusing on our own interests: illustration, fashion, architecture, interfaces, manufacturing, or any of a vast number of sub-disciplines besides.
For the past 11 years, we’ve been busy rummaging around the internet and adding courses to an ever-growing list of Free Online Courses, which now features 1,300 courses from top universities.
Insights into the challenges with face-to-face art sales, and how to draw in customers based on their needs and interests.
Inject some fitness into your practice with artcercise!
The mesmerizing stills are from the upcoming, entirely painted biopic “Loving Vincent.”
An unpublished author’s lawsuit against “The Art of Fielding” writer Chad Harbach has gone public, but his day in court is yet to come.
I am tired of watching artists and arts organizations live on leftover scraps. Artists, in turn, grow to feel they are not worthy of more.
Procrastination is the perfect place to practice all the most important life skills.Our tendency to procrastinate is exactly how we’ll see how our minds work, and learn to be better at all the difficulties of life.
BBC Culture polled 253 film critics from 52 countries to determine the funniest films ever made…
The Sugar Hill Gang, Public Enemy, Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, and other hip hop pioneers feature in the digitized material from Cornell University.
Photographer Melanie Barboni is an assistant researcher at UCLA’s Earth, Planetary and Space Science Program where she installed a hummingbird feeder outside her office window in hopes of seeing the elusive birds and maybe snapping a photo. Two years and several feeders later, she estimates there ar
“If you write what you yourself sincerely think and feel and are interested in… you will interest other people.”
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi is famous for defining and disseminating the idea of ‘flow.’
What the crisis at Harvardâs ART Institute says about the precarious state of theatre training in higher education.
The book’s author, Roberta Bernstein, says there is a clear consistency to his practice
From twistification to storm caves to slushburgers, the U.S. has quite the history of local language quirks.
“Between two such beings as he and I, the one a perfect volcano, the other boiling too, inwardly, a sort of struggle was preparing.”
Buckle up for a literary road trip through the nation’s heartland.
If music companies were brands, which labels did record nerds trust most? The results are in via an informal poll of critics, influencers, music industry veterans, and vinyl enthusiasts conducted
Chris Young mixes a unique version of the vital fluid for every violent scene….
IFAR has uncovered a cache of poorly executed fakes supposedly once owned by a wealthy German immigrant who went mad and left the art to his servants—but no trace in official records
New research finds there’s an advantage to starting music lessons in late childhood.
Twelve seismic months heralded a new age; we still feel their impact today….
Instagram is on the rise, and each day, more and more compelling reasons arise to consider it within your social marketing process…
This time of year, I always get the back-to-school blues. Not, mind you, because I have to go back to school, but because other people get to, and I have to keep on being an employed adult…
There are some things that one just shouldn’t do or say to a photographer. In this video from Lok Cheung, we see some absolutely perfect examples of how to not act around a photographer…
Choosing a backdrop for use in the studio largely comes down to personal preference. In this video, photographer Joe Edelman tells us everything we need to know about working with seamless paper backdrops. Which to buy and how to care for them…
Right now, a conflict photographer named Eduardo Martins is supposedly driving around in a van somewhere in the Australian outback…
Fairly easy to make, this project is perfect for kids or for providing a simple means of showcasing how minor variables will create unique geometric art…
Titles can add impact and another dimension to the experience of art.
The great cultural and religious schism of the 16th century democratised music and participation, creating the template for modern classical music
Note by note, machines are learning to express themselves. But if you think the fusion of artificial intelligence and music is bound to produce soulless, robotic-sounding tunes, Taryn Southern urges you to give our weird future another listen….
Most brain training programs are little more than memory games.
The Village Voice halts its print edition, but the model it pioneered lives on (sort of).
Young YouTube stars work hard to look authentic and accessible, and they can make millions of dollars doing it. But the pressure to appear perfect while living online can sometimes be too much.
Stanford University’s Global Medieval Sourcebook is a new online compendium of English translations for overlooked Middle Ages texts.
Richard Pearson, jailed in January for selling 14 forged drawings and paintings, to pay only nominal sum due to lack of assets
Publishing is a tough industry. Building an audience can be hard, competition is tight, profit margins even tighter, and most authors have annual wages below the poverty line. Making your way to the still-coveted New York Times best-seller list remains…
It is always amazing to watch a laser cutter in action, but seeing one burn beautiful designs into paper is truly mesmerizing.
National Portrait Gallery exhibition of Victorian photographers will push beyond “insalubrious accusations” against Carroll