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December 11, 2017

10+ YouTube Channels to Learn How to Draw for Free

As one of the most basics skills of any artist, drawing is an essential part of the creative process. Centuries later, we still remain fascinated by the sketches in Leonardo's notebooks and Picasso's poetic line art, each for their respective ability to show us the purest form of an artist's skill. But you don't necessarily have to attend art school in order to learn technique.

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December 11, 2017

Japanese Woman “Draws” Beloved Characters on Carpets By Moving Rug Fibers Around

Inspiration can strike in the most unlikely of places—even your ordinary area rug can be an unconventional canvas for spectacular works of art. Japanese pop culture enthusiast Agito demonstrates this in her ongoing series of carpet drawings. She's perfected an art that most of us had never considered before; using the long nap of rug fibers, she reveals that there are two “sides” to the carpet and uses this to build form and depth in her large-scale artwork.

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December 11, 2017

Spectacular Highlights of the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards

With less than one month left to enter the 2018 Sony World Photography Awards, the coordinators—World Photography Organisation—have recently released a selection of the impressive entries so far. Submissions come from photographers all over the world—of all ages, backgrounds, and experience levels. The judges will award prizes from across 10 different categories, including Landscape and Nature, Street Photography, Portraiture, and even an Enhanced category, where photographers get to show off their editing skills.

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December 9, 2017

Interview: Vintage Photo Project Captures Universal Feelings of “Family”

There's something about old family photos that touches an emotional chord in each of us. Viewing history through this personal lens, through personal memories, we're able to recognize just how little—and how much—has changed over time. In just under a year, The Anonymous Project has taken the nostalgia of vintage Kodachrome slides and placed them online for the world to see.

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