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Pencil Shavings as Fine Art

UK artist and designer Kyle Bean created these impressive portraits from pencil shavings for Wallpaper Handmade magazine.     Bean keeps it short and sweet on his About Me page: I am a Brighton based designer specialising in hand crafted models, set design and art direction. Since graduating in 2009, I have worked across a…

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Biographies, Simplified

The public’s collapsing attention span has given rise to a relatively new content format: the infographic. It is essentially a graphic representation of complex data, like the rise of the mobile workforce, the interconnectedness of Silicon Valley companies, the deconstruction of a cupcake,  and even Americans’ Valentine’s Day plans. For those who can’t sit still…

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They Draw and Cook!

And we readers, salivate. Or maybe smile like a child with too much candy! Happy Tuesday everyone! The web offers everything inspiring and delightful that you can imagine. 🙂 This website we found called, They Draw and Cook, is packed with recipes illustrated by artists from around the world. You can even submit your own…

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Abe's Peanut: Mail Art for Kids!

Let’s face it. The iPad (and iPhone) has changed the way kids read these days. After all, what’s not to like about the technology? It can pretty much do everything except your laundry. Also, apps can be very addictive. We’re (clearly) not an Apple snob but we do enjoy the charm of the neighborhood bookshop,…

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Abe’s Peanut: Mail Art for Kids!

Let’s face it. The iPad (and iPhone) has changed the way kids read these days. After all, what’s not to like about the technology? It can pretty much do everything except your laundry. Also, apps can be very addictive. We’re (clearly) not an Apple snob but we do enjoy the charm of the neighborhood bookshop,…

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Telling Stories with Technology

Storytelling is an art. And the best stories are those which transcend barriers, ethnography and time. A single theme, a clearly defined plot, vivid pictures, clear sounds and rhythm, dramatic appeal and relevance to the readers are only some of the important elements that a storyteller must weave into his tale. The most crucial element…

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Illustrations of a Creative Mind

I am fascinated by David Lanham’s works. His digital artworks are whimsical and vibrant, with stunning contrasts between nature and technology. Do read his thoughts behind each illustration. Check out more of his creative works here. He says: “The majority of the time I get inspiration just from doing some freehand doodling in my sketchbook;…

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Doodley Monday

It’s Monday again! Let’s start the day releasing any Monday blues through some brainless doodling. I’ve done mine, upload yours now using this website.

Writing Your Best Self

If you write fiction, or try to write fiction, there are worse people you could listen to on the subject than Salman Rushdie. Here”s a short clip in which he addresses aspiring writers, writing, and the thorny issue of Inspiration. (which is secondary by far to Concentration.) Here”s a little quote: “When you write, you…

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