Category Archives: Art

NoteSlate – I want one of this!

Many times I’ve dreamed about a device similar to this one, now it’s here 🙂

Noteslate Shiro

Noteslate Shiro

Fat Heroes
Fat Heroes by Carlos Dattoli

Fat Heroes by Carlos Dattoli

Posted on July 21, 2015, 10:49 By
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Sumingashi – The Ancient Art of Japanese Marbling

Suminagashi (墨 流 し) or “floating ink” is the process of marbling plain paper with water and ink to transform it into something vibrant and colorful. It originated in Japan as early as the 12th century. Watch the video for more.

Posted on July 15, 2015, 14:36 By
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The Daily Routines of Famous Creative People

Want to develop a better work routine? Discover how some of the world’s greatest minds organized their days.

Click image to see the interactive version. On the site, hover the mouse over the the timelines to learn more about each activity.

Posted on January 9, 2015, 11:21 By
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John Holcroft Illustrations

Some select recent ones, very good.

John-Holcroft-6Also a reference to the site where I discovered him:

This is his site:

Posted on January 7, 2015, 11:51 By
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Free models for practice figure drawing

This site seems to have more than this to offer, but I stumbled on it because of this neat feature. It offers a sequence of photos of models to practice figure drawing.

They have timers so that you must draw something in 30 secs or 1.5 minutes. It’s like a free practice class!

Posted on March 29, 2014, 16:38 By
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Drawspace – Learn to draw

They have some good free lessons.

Drawspace is more than just another art website; we are an international community of over 320,000 drawing enthusiasts, professional artists, art educators, and authors of art books. Check out our huge (and continuously growing) library of free, downloadable, high-quality lessons authored by world-renowned artists, art educators, and authors (no registration or log-in needed).

Visit at

Posted on March 20, 2014, 19:16 By
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Lives of paintors

View on Brain Pickings… or click on the image for the full image.

The article on Brain Pickings has detailed graphics on each paintor.

The Lives of 10 Famous Painters, Visualized as Minimalist Infographic Biographies

Posted on January 29, 2014, 15:52 By
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Waking time of famous writers

View on Brain Pickings or… click on the image to view full graphic.

Famous Writers’ Sleep Habits vs. Literary Productivity, Visualized


Posted on January 29, 2014, 15:45 By
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