If a picture is worth a thousand words, a political cartoon could be considered a lengthy editorial. Once upon a time political cartoons were vital to the consumption of information by society at large. When words are plentiful but facts are fleeting, political cartoons disrupt mundane content and evoke curiosity.Details
Art is saving the lives of animals. Have you ever heard of elephant art? Elephant art never involves their ivory tusks. Throughout the world elephants are being poached for their tusks. Will art save the elephants? Embrace the art that comes from elephants and share the art elephants create.Details
Painting served as more than a form of expression for Bernard. The French artist believed that technique was less important than clear portrayal of the idea. When an idea was portrayed clearly, Bernard might have said, truth could be found. More so, he felt a simplified approach to art allowed him to visibly express the invisible. For instance, when painting natural landscapes, he put effort into conveying the sensations he experienced rather than creating an accurate depiction of the scenery.
“There I was expressing myself more, it was me that I was describing, although I was in front of the nature. There was an invisible meaning under the mute shape of exteriority.” – Émile BernardDetails
Alfred Stevens left the art world with a rich and lasting legacy. His artistic talents evolved throughout his career. He produced numerous paintings that fit different styles, genres, and artistic movements. In addition, he stirred politics with his honest portrayal of daily life in Paris and captured women of the era in latest fashions. Most importantly, Alfred Stevens paralleled the essence of art itself. Like art, Stevens was not always easy to define. Still, many art enthusiasts looked at him with awe; he was a man who lived his life fully immersed in art.Details
There is a rare condition that’s not fatal, but many artists would kill to have it. It is called tetrachomacy. As an impressionist #painter, this physical ‘disorder’ is a rare gift that produces extraordinary works of art. This woman believes she can help science professionals understand and someday cure.Details
Have you noticed that certain colors are trendy? What will the ‘It’ color be for 2015? In 2015, homeowners are expected to favor vibrant, expressive hues that represent their hopes and dreams. Growth of global connections may impact our decor decisions, encouraging us to adopt colors of natural surroundings.Details
A multi-talented #artist from Los Angeles recently created a color chart that helps her #write better. Meet Ingrid. Why are people hating on Ingrid Sundberg’s color thesaurus? Arranging and naming 240 unique colors, Ingrid Sundberg compiled a seemingly comprehensive thesaurus.Details
The DIY craze is sweeping the US and world but when did DIY begin appealing to the general public? Paint by number was the original DIY home decorating option, as well as gift and craft project. With Segmation, it is possible to become an artist in minutes by downloading paint by numbers software and patterns.Details
Today, there are over 120 Crayola crayon colors. A far cry from the 8 colors Binney & Smith first presented in 1903. Color seems to be one of life’s constants. Crayola might agree; their colorful crayons don’t change, they multiply. Crayola might have 330 shades by 2050. Therefore, it is safe to say “…Crayola’s gonna need a bigger box.Details
It is safe to assume you see images through 3 color sensors. Can you imagine seeing an image through 36 sensors?
Learn about the research leading to a “multispectral imaging system capable of ..[processing].. 36 colour channels.”
If our handheld devices adopt 36 color channels someday, the colors we see onscreen will appear more true to life.Details
What is your favorite font? You might use Calibri, Arial, Tahoma, or Times New Roman. Franca develops fonts that are seen online and in print. He has developed fonts for reading purposes and as parts of advertisements. He even designed labels for beer bottles.Details
As with many Renaissance artists, Gossaert concentrated on biblical themes. Specifically, he painted scenes that depicted Adam and Eve, The Virgin and Child and the Crucifixion. He also breathed life into mythological themes and painted many of his characters nude. In doing this, it appears Gossaert approached painting historical and mythological figures with the fine detail and acuity of a sculptor.Details