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    All Hail the Print Gocco!

    All Hail the Print Gocco!
    About two weeks ago, I was killing time and avoiding doing real work by checking out the site Etsy.com. On Etsy, people sell their wares (t-shirts, tote bags, etc) and what I saw over and over was some really nice screenprinting on different homemade items. Where were all these craftspeople getting access to a press? Home screenprinting is a huge pain ...
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    Create your own Font with FontStruct… for Free!

    Create your own Font with FontStruct… for Free!
    Today I found an interesting website call FontStruct. It is an free online building tool that allow users to create a set of fonts with user friendly interface and intuitive tools. With this online font building tool, font creation is never been this easy! I actually registered myself and try to build a font. The tools are easy to use, but ...
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    Moneygami: The Art of Paper Money Folding

    Moneygami: The Art of Paper Money Folding
    There is a Chinese quotation said that money is not everything, but without money you can’t do many things, including this. Introducing the art of moneygami, where origami meets paper money. I have seen many people use money paper to fold a heart shape or something simple, but Hasegawa Yousuke has taken paper money folding to the next level. !http://artbistro.monster.com/nfs/artbistro/photos/0038/8083/moneygami-faces_normal.jpg?1205450633! [widget:9_steps_guide_art_benifits] ...
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    ArtBistro Member Websites

    This listing is for ArtBistro members who run and maintain their own personal websites. - Want to get linked? Email: info@artbistro.com for more information. - See your link here? Make sure to add a link to ArtBistro on your site. ArtBistro Graphic Designers • autumnpeak • blakkwolfe • fcuisine • imagotejidos • intriguingdesignbynicole • ptt151 • resonategraphics.com • sarahpaolucci.com • viperimatye ...
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    Links for Artists

    These links are provided as a resource for showing your work, scholarships, grants, residencies, and other organizations to help artists. Want to get linked? Email: info@artbistro.com for more information. - See your link here? Make sure to add a link to ArtBistro on your site. Are you a member and want to post your personal site? click here. Art Organizations • ...
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    Partner with ArtBistro

    Would you or your organization like to have a permanent link to ArtBistro? Have your own website? Have a MySpace account? Here's a great way to spread the word about ArtBistro. Just copy and paste the code from the text box below the image of your choice into the HTML body of your page. ArtBistro is now offering all art and ...
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    Adobe Illustrator: Create Line Drawings Part 2

    Adobe Illustrator: Create Line Drawings Part 2
    h4. *Fixing Your Drawing* When you have finished laying down your drawing, you can now go back and fix any small mistakes you may have made. *Using the Brush Tool,* Highlight the stroke that you want to fix. Now, simply “redraw” a brush stroke over it. Notice that the stroke that you highlighted changes. I find this tip useful for fixing ...
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    Paint Colors: A Historical Perspective

    In painting, different palettes yield different results. The two basic types of palette are either one composed mostly of earth colors acting as counterpoints to a few bright, chromatic colors, or one made up almost entirely of chromatics, with all neutrals mixed from complementary colors. For artists wanting to emulate the Old Masters, the more appropriate choice is an assortment of ...
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    Tips for Healthy Oil Painting

    Oil painting has a long history of innovation, with constant introduction of new materials and processes that broaden expressive possibilities, change the basic properties of the paint and mediums, and make the colors behave in new and interesting ways. Most of the original ingredients are still available (generally in a much higher-quality form than historic painters would have used); many other ...
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    Calibrize the Color on Your Computer

    Calibrize the Color on Your Computer
    Check this out: "Calibrize 2.0":http://www.calibrize.com/ Yesterday "my company":http://www.colorjinn.com/ launched a new website to distribute a FREE color calibration utility. Calibrize is software that helps you to calibrate the colors of your monitor in three simple steps. Just download the software and follow the procedure to generate a reliable color 'profile' and adjust the colors of your monitor automatically.
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    ArtBistro Podcast: Relationship Building and Success

    ArtBistro Podcast: Relationship Building and Success
    *ArtBistro Podcast: #76* Keith Ferrazzi Relationships are the key to success in any venture. As artists, it's critical that we be cultivating our relationships with others in our field. In this podcast, Keith Ferrazzi discusses some fundamentals of successful relationship building. Right-click (PC) or Control-click (Mac) here to save the podcast MP3 file.
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    ArtBistro Podcast: Rhythm Has Your Creativity Got It?

    ArtBistro Podcast: Rhythm Has Your Creativity Got It?
    *ArtBistro Podcast: #71* Rhythm Rhythm is critical to the creative process. When we treat ourselves like machines, we will find that our capacity to create is diminished, but when we cultivate a sense of rhythm we will increase our long-term creative viability. Right-click (PC) or Control-click (Mac) here to save the podcast MP3 file.
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    Roman Colors, Which Color is More Real?

    Roman Colors, Which Color is More Real?
    The Romans were masters in the art of murals, frescos. They were able to create the illusion of shape and space on a two dimensional surface. They often depicted landscapes or human figures. These were not flatly 'colored by number' in Greek style but showed elaborate shadows and highlights. The Romans were well aware of the influence of light on a ...
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    ArtBistro Podcast: Process vs. Product Two Essential Parts of Creating

    ArtBistro Podcast: Process vs. Product Two Essential Parts of Creating
    *ArtBistro Podcast: #65* Process vs. Product We create things. That's what we do. But we cannot fixate on the things at the expense of the process. In this podcast, we talk about why process and product are two essential and complementary parts of creating. Right-click (PC) or Control-click (Mac) here to save the podcast MP3 file.
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    An Artist's Sketchbook

    An Artist's Sketchbook
    A book about the ocean If you take one of my drawing classes, you’re all too familiar with these sketchbooks I’ve become obsessed with, since I keep having my students buy them and do projects in them. I wish I had a better way to describe them, but one of their selling points is their absolute non-descriptiveness: they are small (6 ...
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    ArtBistro Podcast: Improvisation and Creativity

    ArtBistro Podcast: Improvisation and Creativity
    *ArtBistro Podcast: #61* Stephen Nachmanovitch Related Links Related article: Illustrator Penelope Dullaghan Demonstrates Color Play Do you want to be an artist or designer? Check out your options. Are you looking for a scholarship? Click here Stephen Nachmanovitch is a brilliant musician and thinker. His insights on improvisation and life have radically impacted our thinking at Accidental Creative and offer ...
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    ArtBistro Podcast: Fear Limits Creativity

    ArtBistro Podcast: Fear Limits Creativity
    *"Accidental Creative":http://accidentalcreative.com/ Podcast #53* Sometimes we can be guilty of artificially limiting our own creativity. When we live in fear – whether it be fear of failure or even fear of success – we can never really reach our creative potential. In this podcast, we discuss some of the sources of fear that might limit us and how to turn ...
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    Illustration: Penelope Dullaghan Demonstrates Color Play

    Illustration: Penelope Dullaghan Demonstrates Color Play
    I recently got an email asking me two questions. (I’ll tackle the second one in a later post.) But the first one was: “I am interested in learning about techniques people employ for developing better connection with color - special exercises? do you keep library?” !http://artbistro.monster.com/nfs/artbistro/photos/0016/7351/paint_mix2.jpg! I thought this was a great question. And you all know how much I love ...
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    Secrets of the Ancient Greeks: Color and Meaning

    Secrets of the Ancient Greeks: Color and Meaning
    One of the fun things about colors is that it somehow always seems to reflect the leading view of a certain age or culture. Take the ancient Greek view on color... Aristotle described color as a quality of material. The surface of any kind of material releases small particles (atoms). The shape of the particles is determined by the kind of ...
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    The Myth of the Favourite Color

    The Myth of the Favourite Color
    When I Googled "favourite color" I came up with 1,930,000 hits. The favourite color is apparently a favourite subject. Trouble is: there's no such thing as a favourite color. At least not in the form of a pot of paint or a color swatch. First: it is impossible for the human eye to consistently identify a specific color. In other words: ...
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