January 14, 2019

Learn How to Paint a Colorful Sunset in Easy to Follow Steps

You don’t have to go far to see a stunning natural phenomenon—just watch the sunset each day! With clear skies and a good view, you can witness awe-inspiring color just as the bright star dips beneath the horizon. And it never gets old. No matter how many times you’ve watched the sunset, it’s still sure to make you stop in your tracks and marvel at its intense beauty.

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January 8, 2019

75+ Drawing Ideas That Will Get You Sketching Right Now

Practice is a vital part of perfecting your drawing skills. Learning the basics and repeating them over and over again is the only way to improve. For proof, just check out what a few years of drawing practice can do. It’s truly incredible the progress that you can make by dedicating time to this pursuit. Those who do have gone from scrawling simple figure sketches to fully-rendered portraits in seemingly no time.

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January 2, 2019

Hundreds of Copyrighted Works Finally Enter the Public Domain After 95 Years

On January 1, 2019, there was even more to celebrate than the start of a new year. This day saw many published works enter the US public domain for the first time. Literature, music, movies, and more that were created in 1923 are now available for anyone to republish and use in other projects—without asking permission or paying the previous rights holders.

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December 19, 2018

Google Revitalizes Brazil’s Fire-Ravaged National Museum with Virtual Tour

Earlier this year, 20 million irreplaceable artifacts housed by Brazil’s National Museum were lost in a fire. As the museum did not have a platform for viewing most of these works digitally, many people feared that their memory would be lost forever. However, thanks to a two-year-old project spearheaded by Google, a lucky selection of these priceless pieces will live a second life online.

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