Art

September 26, 2020

Bees Become Creative Collaborators by Helping Complete This Artist’s Embroideries

Contemporary artist Ava Roth is not afraid of bees. In fact, honeybees are critical to Roth's mixed-media encaustic artwork which combines beeswax and pigment to create striking abstract compositions. Her recent series Honeycomb Collection embraces the natural products of beehives by working in collaboration with the insects to add their hexagonal combs for the finishing touch on each piece. The Honeycomb Collection brings together materials both man-made and natural.

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September 21, 2020

RIP Ruth Bader Ginsburg: People Are Sharing Tributes To the Pioneering Supreme Court Justice

On Friday, September 18, 2020, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at the age of 87 due to complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer. The death marks the loss of the second woman ever confirmed to the Supreme Court and a pioneer who advocated for women's rights. In her later years, she became a cultural icon for younger generations, donning popular “dissenting collars” while earning the nickname “Notorious R.G.B.

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September 20, 2020

5 Top-Rated Drawing Books That Will Teach You How to Sketch the Human Figure

For many artists, mastering the human figure is one of their greatest challenges. Fortunately, there's a vast array of educational how-to-draw books that teach realistic anatomy, perspective, and even how to approach rendering the human body in motion. With so many educational books available, it can be hard to know which one to choose. That's why we've compiled a list of the best books on how to draw people.

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September 19, 2020

Elegant Calligraphy Mural Greets Passersby With an Uplifting Quote From a 14th Century Poet

The age-old art of calligraphy celebrates the beauty of language, and there are incredible artists who continue its legacy today. Seb Lester is one of them; he's world-renowned for his mesmerizing lettering of words and phrases in a variety of captivating styles. Recently, he unveiled a large-scale mural in London of his fanciful script.

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