Posts by Emma Taggart

Emma Taggart

Emma Taggart is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. Originally from Northern Ireland, she is an artist now based in Berlin. After graduating with a BA in Fashion and Textile Design in 2013, Emma decided to combine her love of art with her passion for writing. Emma has contributed to various art and culture publications, with an aim to promote and share the work of inspiring modern creatives. While she writes every day, she’s also devoted to her own creative outlet—Emma hand-draws illustrations and is currently learning 2D animation.


May 26, 2020

Early Highlights of the 2020 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

In a world full of uncertainty, you could probably do with some cheering up right now. While many of us are still stuck inside—or at least going out less—the animal kingdom is still thriving. The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards recently revealed some of the best entries so far for the 2020 contest, and the results are sure to bring a smile to your face.

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May 22, 2020

Crayola Launches ‘Colors of the World’ Crayon Set to Represent 40 Different Skin Tones

Kids’ art materials don’t always allow for children to accurately depict diversity when drawing people, leaving many feeling unrepresented. That’s why Crayola recently announced a set of new crayons called Colors of the World. This inclusive set features 40 different skin tones, representing a full spectrum of human complexions. Working with real people to develop each shade, Crayola started with the lightest and darkest hues as starting points.

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