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July 16, 2018

Robotic “Smart” Planter Chases the Sun to Keep Its Succulent in Sunlight

Have you ever noticed how a plant instinctively grows towards the sunlight? Called heliotropism, it’s a phenomenon where leaves point in the direction of the light—the source of their nutrients. Most of the time, you’ve got to position your plants just right so that they are getting the food they need. But thanks to an adorable little robot, you’ll never worry about your plants getting too little or too much sun again.

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July 16, 2018

Behind the Scenes Perspective of What a Photographer Sees and What They Capture

Professional photographer Philip Haumesser transformed a desire to take better pictures of his children into a thriving business, and now he's sharing some of his secrets with the world. By showing behind the scenes images of his photo shoots, Haumesser inspires aspiring photographers to get out there and take photos in any conditions. Haumesser began his photography journey in 2015, when his wife purchased him a camera to help him document their growing family.

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July 15, 2018

Fascinating Paintings Reveal the Unique Studios of 5 Famous Artists

For centuries, painters have adopted the art studio as subject matter. Popular among Old Masters and modern artists alike, this iconography  can offer an intimate glimpse into an individual's creative practice. While many artists have given viewers a painterly peek into their workspaces, certain set-ups stand out from the rest. Here, we explore these unique studios through the eyes of the artists who worked in them.

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July 14, 2018

Curious About Color Mixing? Here Are the Basics You Need to Know

A post shared by Hushwing Watercolors (@hushwingwatercolors) on Oct 27, 2017 at 12:14pm PDT There’s more to painting than simply applying pigment to canvas. Mixing colors is just as important as the technique or style of your work. Choosing the right hues can make a huge impact in conveying the emotion of a painting; it goes hand-in-hand with the subject matter. Consider, for instance, Picasso’s paintings from his Blue Period.

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