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February 17, 2018

What Is the Difference Between Acrylic vs Oil Paint?

There are many choices you can make when you begin to learn how to paint. The most basic is the kind of paint you're going to use; three of biggest types are watercolor, acrylics, and oils. While it's easy to distinguish the differences between watercolor paint versus acrylics and oils, it's trickier to understand what separates the other two. They are often packaged in similar-looking paint tubes, but they have many differences.

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February 16, 2018

Mesmerizing Paintings Capture the Movement of Splashing Waves

Brooklyn-based artist Phoebe Sonder creates captivating seascape paintings that present the “power and vulnerability of the water's movement.” Ranging in both scale and stylistic approach, her striking series of ocean art showcases the beauty and buoyancy of splashing waves. In each energetic piece, Sonder skillfully captures the moment that splashing waves break. Even as the translucent waves crash against the coastline or slosh against each other, the paintings manage to convey a sense of calm amid the chaos.

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February 16, 2018

15+ Enchanting Products for People Who Love the Ocean

Mesmerizing, mysterious, and teeming with wildlife, many creatives look to the ocean as a source of inspiration. While this enduring trend has resulted in a sea of similarly-themed products, we've waded through them to bring you a selection of our favorite gifts for ocean lovers. In this collection, we present a wide range of products with an under-the-sea spin. If you like do-it-yourself decor, you'll love the luminous origami octopus lamp. Looking for a good book?

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February 15, 2018

Fragmented Figurative Sculptures Pay Tribute to Human Emotion and Strength

Barcelona-based sculptor Jordi Díez Fernández creates magnificent figurative sculptures out of steel. His growing collection of shiny metalwork includes various detailed depictions of the human form that brilliantly capture the essence of each subject. In 2016, the artist made a sculptural tribute to his wife Celia and his latest work continues to celebrate the people he admires, using cold metal to convey warm human emotions.

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