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August 17, 2017

Online Archive Lets You to Listen and Download 400,000+ Free Classical Musical Scores

Today, many cultural institutions have turned to free online resources in order to engage with the public and excite new audiences. Led by world-renowned museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art as well as archives like the Library of Congress, this phenomenon typically offers reproductions of tangible works of art and two-dimensional documents to the public. However, some online organizations have extended this idea to include free models, movies, and—thanks to the International Music Score Library Project—classical music.

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August 17, 2017

Artistic Dad Continues to Transform His Sons’ Drawings into Expert-Level Anime

Anime artist and doting dad Thomas Romain continues to create professional illustrations inspired by his young sons' doodles and drawings. Since we last checked in on this ongoing series of father/son art, Romain has created “The Father And Sons Design Workshop,” a creation hub and platform for sharing new art with the public. Much like their earlier collaborations, the Romains' recent art combines imaginative, kid-designed sketches with expert-level artistic skills.

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August 16, 2017

91 Vintage Book Covers Brought to Life with Mesmerizing Animations

Digital artist Henning M. Lederer brings vintage book cover design to life through his ambitious ongoing animation project. The endeavor transforms science-themed textbooks from the mid-20th century and sets them into mesmerizing motion. Their imagery is abstract—comprising mostly of bold colors, geometric shapes, and easily-recognizable symbols—making them the perfect candidate for this type of treatment.

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August 16, 2017

Illustrator Perfectly Captures the Overlooked Joys of Living Alone

Known for her beautiful background paintings, Los Angeles-based artist Yaoyao Ma Van As boasts an impressive professional portfolio. In addition to her collection of commissioned work, the painter, illustrator, and “occasional animator” also creates charming personal pieces that explore the overlooked benefits of living alone. Each playfully drawn depiction features a female figure (undeniably rendered in Ma Van As' own likeness) demonstrating the perks of single life.

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