June 22, 2018

50,000 Free Resources From the Met Museum’s Library Are Now Available to Download

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has increased its digital presence over the last few years. With accessibility in mind, the world-famous institution has made public domain images, photographs of its permanent collection, and even free full-text art books available to the public. Now, it even offers virtual access to its famed Thomas J. Watson Library, letting users peruse 50,000 of its resources with the click of a mouse.

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June 11, 2018

Photography Hack: How to Use a Phone Screen to Create Enchanting Portraits

With today’s technology, it’s easier than ever for photographers to create images that are not only breathtaking but also ignite our sense of wonder. Often, this is through photo manipulation in programs like Photoshop. But photographer Mathias Fast has recently introduced a fantastic photography hack that will give your images a fantastical, ethereal feel without you having to know your way around a computer. (Although it helps.)

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May 25, 2018

How to Create Your Own Masterpiece on a Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet

Given that it’s typically used to crunch numbers, it’s no surprise that some creatives might avoid Microsoft Excel at all costs. However, some are using the spreadsheet software as a drawing tool to make amazing digital art. Compared to expensive imaging software such as Photoshop, Excel (or Google Sheets or a number of other spreadsheet applications)

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May 22, 2018

My Modern Met Reader Survey: Enter to Win $200 Gift Card for My Modern Met Store

Here at My Modern Met, we do our best to provide enriching content to our creative community of readers. In an effort to better understand our audience and improve your experience as a reader, we’ve put together a 10-15 minute survey. This will help us better serve you moving forward. As an added bonus, everyone who completes the survey will be entered in a chance to win a $200 gift card for My Modern Met Store.

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