Posts by Margherita Cole

Margherita Cole

Margherita Cole is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met and illustrator based in Southern California. She holds a BA in Art History with a minor in Studio Art from Wofford College, and an MA in Illustration: Authorial Practice from Falmouth University in the UK. She wrote and illustrated an instructional art book about how to draw cartoons titled 'Cartooning Made Easy: Circle, Triangle, Square' that was published by Walter Foster in 2022.

January 30, 2023

Pet Fish Plays Nintendo Switch in Japan and Pays With Owner’s Credit Card

Anyone who's ever had their credit card stolen knows how stressful it can be. However, not many people can say that their card was used without their knowledge by their pet fish. And as unbelievable as that might sound, it's what happened to a YouTube gamer named Mutekimaru. After a livestream event, the Japanese YouTuber discovered that his tetra fish logged into the Nintendo store and added 500 yen (about $4)

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January 26, 2023

7 of the Best Mechanical Pencils That Artists and Designers Absolutely Love

A reliable pencil is a must-have tool for every creative. While some artists prefer the look and feel of traditional wooden pencils, others prefer the more consistent and controlled marks of mechanical pencils. Refillable and made from plastic or metal, these utensils are ideal for those who prefer long-lasting tools. If you're new to the world of mechanical pencils, there are a few things to know before you delve in.

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January 22, 2023

Learn About the Louvre: Discover 10 Facts About the Famous French Museum

A cultural landmark of France and a world-renowned institution, no trip to Paris is complete without a visit to the Louvre. With over 7,500 paintings and approximately 38,000 objects, this 15-acre complex is a destination for every art and history lover. And while many are familiar with the Louvre as the home of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, there is a lot more to unpack about the structure's long, storied past.

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