NFT games, good or bad?

Nov 10, 2021 at 05:30 am by nemirc

During the last couple of weeks, something curious happened in the world of gaming. There was a game on Steam that was removed by Valve for featuring NFTs (“Non-fungible.... Read More
Art and Fear

Art and Fear

Oct 24, 2021 at 05:30 am by Barbara Din

If you read some of my articles before, it’s no secret that I enjoy trying to understand the human psyche through the artist’s lens. This time, I’m taking a.... Read More
Art and Insomnia

Art and Insomnia

Oct 07, 2021 at 04:30 am by Barbara Din

If you sometimes find yourself dealing with insomnia, you’re not alone. People have been struggling with insomnia for a long time, especially in this day in age, with so.... Read More
Embrace Your Uniqueness

Embrace Your Uniqueness

Sep 18, 2021 at 04:15 pm by Barbara Din

Nowadays, we find ourselves bombarded by images, posts, stories and all kinds of visual stimuli. If you like making art, you’ll drown in inspiration, almost unbearably..... Read More

Artbreeder: Neural-network-powered art

Jul 02, 2021 at 08:00 am by nemirc

While I was browsing the internet, I found out about this website called Artbreeder. Artbreeder is a neural-network artwork generator. You can create creatures, portraits, lan.... Read More
5 Tips to Loosen Up when Painting

5 Tips to Loosen Up when Painting

Feb 02, 2021 at 10:36 am by Barbara Din

I think the artist archetype is a myth. I think there are almost as many kinds of artists as there are artists. There’re the bohemian ones, the messy ones, the dreamers,.... Read More

Rebelle 4 is Coming with Incredible New Features!

Dec 10, 2020 at 08:05 am by nickcharles

Of all the digital painting/drawing software I've played with over the years, none have been as jaw-dropping to see in evolution (for me, anyway) as Escape Motions' Rebelle. I.... Read More
Sensory Abstraction Exercises

Sensory Abstraction Exercises

Oct 26, 2020 at 10:27 am by Barbara Din

Synesthesia or synaesthesia is a perceptual phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to involuntary experiences in a second sensory or co.... Read More
SIGGRAPH 2020: Think Beyond

SIGGRAPH 2020: Taking a look at the Experience Hall

Aug 24, 2020 at 10:00 am by nemirc

While waiting for the rest of SIGGRAPH 2020 to open, I decided to take a look at the Experience Hall. The Experience Hall includes Art Gallery, VR Theater, Emerging Technologi.... Read More

How to build a world for your video game, Part 2

Aug 11, 2020 at 05:00 am by nemirc

Previously, I have shared some thoughts on writing characters and writing worlds. This time, I thought it would be a good idea to talk a little about factions, which is anothe.... Read More

How to build a world for your video game, Part 1

Aug 04, 2020 at 10:03 am by nemirc

Previously I shared some thoughts about writing characters. However, that is just part of the entire process. This time I thought it would be a good idea to talk about world.... Read More
Is it OK to take a break from art?

Is it OK to take a break from art?

Jun 18, 2020 at 10:00 am by Barbara Din

Life circumstances sometimes get in the way, of feel so overwhelming, we just can't juggle it all. We don't have the time, the mood, the muses… But if that wasn't enoug.... Read More
5 Ideas to Rescue Failed Art

5 Ideas to Rescue Failed Art

Apr 29, 2020 at 11:48 am by Barbara Din

Depending on where you are in the world, the possibility of going to get art supplies might not be an option for you. Just now you run out of canvases, panels or paper to pain.... Read More
3 Art Activities To Do In Isolation

3 Art Activities To Do In Isolation

Apr 13, 2020 at 10:00 am by Barbara Din

In a previous article, I talked about why art making is good for the mind, the soul and contributes to overall happiness. In these times of confinement, it can really help to.... Read More
Why Art Making is Great in Times of Confinement

Why making art is great in times of confinement

Mar 30, 2020 at 10:47 am by Barbara Din

Art making is always great, of course. But in times like these we can take advantage of its special powers. Many of you might have heard or read about the relaxing and medita.... Read More

How the evolving automotive sector will impact the cost of producing art

Oct 25, 2019 at 02:00 pm by Submitted

Pigments market will reach a global valuation of over US$20 billion by 2026. – Global Market Insights, Inc. The continuous upturn in construction spending has fueled th.... Read More
5 Benefits of Art Challenges

5 Benefits of Art Challenges

Jul 02, 2019 at 10:00 am by Barbara Din

In the last article I wrote I talked about how sometimes the pressure of "getting out of your comfort zone" can be too overwhelming and that it is ok to consciously NOT follow.... Read More
Get IN Your Comfort Zone

How to get IN your comfort zone

Jun 14, 2019 at 02:08 pm by Barbara Din

There's that phrase, "Get Out of Your Comfort Zone," that is repeated, posted, explained, talked about and quoted every day, everywhere, pressuring you until you feel you're g.... Read More

The 2019 National Geographic Travel Photo Contest Now Accepting Entries

Mar 28, 2019 at 10:30 pm by nickcharles

National Geographic is known for beautiful photography of the world around us - from stunning landscapes to people of remote villages we may never see. The stories and incredi.... Read More

Inspiration - Don't Let It Slip By

Feb 28, 2019 at 09:02 pm by nickcharles

If you've been following my Inspiration series, I've covered ideas of how to organize, capture, and look for inspiration. But, now I want to talk about gathering yourself and.... Read More
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