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    February 2011 ArtBistro Gallery

    It's hard to think of February without thinking of Valentine's Day (it's on the 14th, in case you forgot). As such, we wanted to make this month's gallery a celebration of all the kinds of love--not just romantic love, but motherly love and love for friends too. We didn't have to struggle at all to find works of art from ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +9
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    Virginia Museum Launches "Augmented Reality" Picasso Shows

    Virginia Museum Launches "Augmented Reality" Picasso Shows
    The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts unveils its much-anticipated "Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris" show on February 19. But art fans on the East Coast may not even have to make the trip down to Richmond to see the blockbuster. That's because Picasso just zoomed into the "augmented reality" age: Virtual versions of the exhibition will open at ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    The Real World Graphic Design Studio

    The Real World Graphic Design Studio
    Main Street in Greensboro, Alabama, feels abandoned. Not just empty—it’s as though half the shopkeepers up and left at the end of a business day, and never came back. On this mid-June afternoon, it’s not hard to see why. Even the locals agree it’s way too hot, and the governor has issued a drought warning, making it a particularly unusual time ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Change Your Underwear, Design Sustainable

    Change Your Underwear, Design Sustainable
    Change your underwear—change the world. That’s the idea behind PACT, an apparel company tailored for people who want something more sustainable in their shorts. Launched in 2009, PACT sells premium men's and women's underwear online—but their mission goes beyond your boxers. PACT Donates 10 percent of its sales to nonprofit organizations, sources its material from a sustainable supply chain, and uses ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Detroit Artists Bring Attention to Abandoned Buildings by Painting Them Orange

    Detroit Artists Bring Attention to Abandoned Buildings by Painting Them Orange
    It began with a sign: a bright orange traffic detour sign standing next to one of Detroit's thousands of abandoned houses. Four local artists, a group who call themselves Object Orange, realized they could use the shocking color of the sign to draw attention to the city's pervasive urban decay. With up to 15 volunteers they staged clandestine predawn painting expeditions, ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    A Simple Golden Lettering Effect with Photoshop Layer Styles

    A reader requested a tutorial on how to make the gold effect I’ve used on the Creative Curio and Extras titles. It’s a pretty simple technique, but like most things, it takes time and experimenting with different filters, layer styles, layer modes, etc. to get the right look. [widget:9_steps_guide_art] The gold lettering that I’ve created actually only uses layer styles. ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
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    ArtBistro December Art Gallery Winners

    ArtBistro is proud to announce the December Art Gallery Winners! This album represents excellent level of professionalism that ArtBistro members exhibit in their art work. Congratulations to all the winners! To submit your work for next month's "Art Gallery show click here.":http://artbistro.monster.com/topics/12607-submit-your-work-for-the-august-art-show/posts To leave comments on the work, click on the artist's name and browse their portfolio. *Karin Waskiewicz, Fine Artist, ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Business Artist: How Andy Warhol Turned a Love of Money Into a $228 Million Art Career

    The Business Artist: How Andy Warhol Turned a Love of Money Into a $228 Million Art Career
    INDIANAPOLIS—"Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art," Andy Warhol famously said. "Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art." Having gotten his start as an immensely successful commercial artist selling product illustrations to advertisers and department stores, Warhol bent the American consumerist system to artistic ends throughout his career — ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Pretty Boxy

    Pretty Boxy
    As a designer we always want to be creative and think out of the box and break the grid. But in my opinion getting boxy in design is actually quite nice and pretty too. Boxy designs make professional, clean, and systematic impressions on the viewer. With boxes or a standard grid, viewers' eyes can be easily directed which makes surfing website ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +12
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    A List of the World's Most Influential Designers—Who's Missing?

    A List of the World's Most Influential Designers—Who's Missing?
    Business Week has named the 27 most influential designers in the world. There are some GOOD favorites on there that I was surprised and happy to see, like Amy Smith from MIT's D Lab and Valerie Casey (pictured). And then there were some super-famous ones that I was not surprised (and not terribly excited) to see, like Philippe Starck. I wonder ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Picassopalooza: Talking 1931 Picasso with Ed Schad

    Picassopalooza: Talking 1931 Picasso with Ed Schad
    It's a big season for Picasso in the northeast. MoMA has a prints show. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is doing a Picasso & Friends show. Later this spring the Metropolitan Museum of Art will exhibit 300 of its Picassos (200 of which will be prints). The Guggenheim is having a much more modest Picassopalooza: It is showing two great still-lifes ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Sketchy intelligence: Artist unveils study of MI6

    Sketchy intelligence: Artist unveils study of MI6
    LONDON - Spies complain that intelligence is often sketchy - and here's the proof. Artist James Hart Dyke on Monday unveiled a series of paintings and drawings he created during a year embedded with Britain's MI6 intelligence agency - an uncharacteristic act of openness for the secretive organization. Hart Dyke, who has accompanied Prince Charles on royal tours and served as ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Illustrations of Savage Sea Creatures

    Welcome to the serpent-filled seas, where the likes of Moby Dick would not stand a chance. Hold onto the mainsail and get ready to jump ship with these sea-loving monsters by illustrator Steven Warrick. "The Octopus" See More→ Tweet [page] "The Sea Serpent" See More→ [page] "The Shark" See More→ [page] "The Sea Shrew" See More→ [page] "Silk Worm and ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +6
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    ArtBistro November Art Gallery Winners

    ArtBistro is proud to announce November's Art Gallery Winners! This album represents excellent level of professionalism that ArtBistro members exhibit in their art work. Congratulations to all the winners! To submit your work for next month's "Art Gallery show click here.":http://artbistro.monster.com/topics/12607-submit-your-work-for-the-august-art-show/posts To leave comments on the work, click on the artist's name and browse their portfolio. *Maht Paulos, New Media Artist, ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Interview with an Art Director

    Interview with an Art Director
    Is there anything to do beyond being a graphic designer? What upward mobility do we have? For answers, I talked with Ms. Purple Lemon herself, Kelly Rinehart! Firstly, Kelly, would you introduce yourself? I am a native of Vaiden, MS, and have received a BS in Agriculture and Life Sciences (major: Retail Floristry Management) and a MS in Education (major: Technology) ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Make Your Designs Dance

    Make Your Designs Dance
    Enhance Your Designs with the Principle of Rhythm Just as in music, a good rhythmic design is very appealing! You feel almost like you can dance to a catalog that has images and key text in predictable places as you flip from page to page and section to section. The design has a visual beat you can follow! h4. What is ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Artists Cut Out the Middleman, as Auction Records are Broken

    [widget:2677] Ryan McGinness, Untitled (2008). Acrylic on wood panel, 24 in. dia. Estimate: $12,000 – $14,000 New York, NY—The other night, when Christie’s sold a Peter Doig painting for a whopping $10.2 million — a full $4 million above its pre-sale estimate — Doig happened to be in the room, sitting next to the collector who was selling the work. ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Mixed Media Solo Show

    Mixed Media Solo Show
    We've found a new ArtBistro member who we can't get enough of. From portrait paintings to mixed media collages, this girl has got it going on. Meet member, "TheArtofMichelle,"and see if you don't find her whimsical creatures and talents as becoming as we do! "Self Portrait" See More→ Tweet [page]
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Artist Laurentiu Todié Illustrates Several Aspects of Reality

    Artist Laurentiu Todié Illustrates Several Aspects of Reality
    Artsy Shark presents featured artist Laurentiu Todié. Originally from Romania, he now lives in New York, and creates images which are not what they may seem. See more of his work here. [photo:302474] What are your goals? In the tradition of Julius Caesar and Alexander the Great (among others) I’m working on conquering the World. As was demonstrated by John Cusack ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: -2
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    Movember Gallery

    It's like a bow-tie for your lip. Welcome to our first ever Movember Art Gallery. For those of you who are new to this tradition, Movember is an annual month-long event involving the growing of mustaches during the month of November. The event is claimed to have been invented in 1999 by group of Australian men from Adelaide. In 2004, ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +2

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