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1 hr ago | ESPN

Wake uses Kim K. and Photoshop to recruit

It isn't entirely original. As Matt Fortuna detailed in this piece last week, schools have been using graphic design and creating fake magazine covers for a while now to amuse and impress recruits.

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Related Topix: Arts, Raleigh, NC

5 hrs ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

How to Strike Up a Sales Conversation With Someone You Know

As entrepreneurs, we all know people friends or acquaintances who could benefit from our professional assistance. But unless they specifically ask for help, beginning the conversation can be awkward.

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9 hrs ago | Get Reading

Tilehurst businesswoman nominated for Mumpreneur Awards

Lee-Ann Donaldson decided to set up her Not Just Paper Boutique business selling her own handmade papercut art in February A mother of two has turned her skilled hands to a craft business which has resulted in her being nominated for a national competition. Lee-Ann Donaldson decided to set up her Not Just Paper Boutique business selling her own handmade papercut art in February.

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10 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

Creative Showcase: The unconventional Darling

Darling is a newly launched production house with an approach as unconventional as its name. Headed up by Lorraine Smit and Melina McDonald, it is currently comprised of seven directors who were selected for their versatile set of creative skills that go over and above directing - including photography, art, music and design.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, us Travel, Travel, Watches, World News, South Africa, Cinema

Mon Sep 15, 2014

IcChuddersfield

Ian Berry's rhapsodies in denim blue

Such is the demand for works by Huddersfield-born artist Ian Berry, who uses fabric from denim jeans to create portraits, installations and urban landscapes, that almost all of the works in a new London exhibition were sold before the doors opened Such is the demand for works by Huddersfield-born artist Ian Berry, who uses fabric from denim jeans to create portraits, installations and urban landscapes, that almost all of the works in a new London exhibition were sold before the doors opened. In fact, Ian says he often has to tell callers to his studio in Sweden, where he now lives and works, that he has nothing left to sell.

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Related Topix: Arts, Australia, World News,

GO Columbiamo

City announces Columbia flag design contest

Columbia has so much to offer! Picturesque parks, a thriving downtown, an abundance of cultural opportunities and the list goes on. Yet, the one thing it lacks is an official city flag.

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Related Topix: Columbia, MO, Columbia, MD, Arts

The Baltimore Sun

Annapolis artist puts his stamp on the Battle of Baltimore

These are examples of some of the early sketches done by Greg Harlin of Annapolis, a senior illustrator with Wood Ronsaville Harlin Inc. His final product is a mixed media painting called "The Bombardment of Fort McHenry," which he created for the U.S. Postal Service. It is the design for a commemorative stamp scheduled to be released on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Arts, University of Georgia, Anne Arundel County, MD

Business Journal

'Toy Story' screenwriter: 'Toy Story' was never about toys

Sokolow, the screenwriter behind the likes of "Toy Story" and "Garfield: The Movie," isn't the first name that comes to mind when you think about speakers for tech conferences. He's not a software developer or a graphic designer.

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Related Topix: Arts

The Jersey Journal

RVCC to offer graphic design courses at Branchburg campus

Workforce Development at Raritan Valley Community College is offering graphic design courses this fall. The classes listed below will be held at the College's Branchburg campus.

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Scotsman.com

Former lover alleges Janice Galloway 'vendetta'

A CONCERT pianist who faces allegations he harassed a best selling author has claimed he is the victim of a vendetta by her. Graeme McNaught, 54, said the writer Janice Galloway had conspired to have him charged by police following a number of incidents.

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Related Topix: Arts, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Trend Hunter Magazine

Watercolor Lingerie Ads - Alberto Seveso Blends Lingerie Models and...

For the Bustier Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 line, talented graphic designer Alberto Sevesco created a series of lingerie ad posters that combined the fluidity of watercolor with models dressed up in lacy undergarments. The campaign images beautifully merge photography with paint to create a series of surreal illustrations.

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography

PSFK

Vinyl Records Upcycled into Hair Combs

There are clocks, plates and cat toys that pay homage to vinyl records as a medium, so it's certainly not too far a stretch to hear that Estonia-based Upstairs Shop is recycling vinyl records and reincarnating them as combs. Made by product designer Pavel Sidorenko and graphic designer / ceramist Maria Sidorenko, the Grably is the latest creation from the duo's well-designed object and reuse obsessions.

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Related Topix: Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design)

Sentinel & Enterprise

Leominster Art Association to meet

The Leominster Art Association will hold the first meeting of its 50th year at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Congregational Church of Christ, 583 Main St. . Lvesque calls her style "chromatic painting," and it is completely her own.

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Related Topix: Leominster, MA, Brandeis University, Arts, Massachusetts College of Art, Melrose, MA

Philly.com

Prostate cancer activists launch 'the finger' campaign to stem decline in testing

Kristine Warner wanted an eye-catching way to encourage men to talk to their doctors about the complicated, controversial subject of prostate cancer screening. The finger in question, of course, is the one a physician puts up a man's rectum to feel for cancer in his prostate gland.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Arts, Medicine, Urology, Family Practice, Johnstown, PA

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Hereford Times

A life in painting celebrated

THE current show at the Greenstage Gallery in Bishops Frome features the work of the late Chris Howells, who studied graphic design at Stourbridge College of Art and Design and was a glass designer and engraver before becoming a full-time artist in 1977. In 1985 Chris met a Fine Art publisher whose influence led to his work being printed on limited edition Wedgwood plates, the first called the Four Seasons and the most successful, Country Days, the top selling plate collection of its year.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts

Hispanic Business

2014-2015 area visual arts season preview

And paper, from which he makes books that unfold accordion-style and others that appear to be an American flag until you see that they break out into smaller books, the pages of which are sketched with his ideas about the state of the union. Drawn, Cut & Layered: The Art of .

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Hispanic Business

Graphically designed: Artist couple to have more than 2 dozen pieces at UTC gallery

They share the same studio, use the same materials, have a similar education background and are a couple, but that doesn't mean are joined at the hip when it comes to their artwork. "We work in parallel, so our pieces have this forward progression that emerges from our conversations," Keller says.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Industrial Design (Product Design)

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Makerspaces offer new, innovative courses for the artistically inclined

Meg Amor, a founder of Chico's fire spinning community, The Chico Fire Tribe and The Illuminijas fire spinning team, is starting a class for fire spinners or dancers to learn the basics of fire-based performance art safety at Idea Fabrication Labs. CHICO >> The creators behind Idea Fabrication Labs, downtown Chico's Makerspace, have been busy with plans to expand the Labs' offerings, starting with a set of inventive how-to classes.

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Related Topix: Chico, CA, Arts, Entertainment

Examiner.com

Online art communities offer a new buyer-seller experience

Have you ever looked around your apartment and wished you could decorate it with more than just those store-bought inspirational quote canvases or movie posters? Start living like the adult you are and get some real art for your walls! It's true buying art can be a pretty intimidating process, especially if you want to get something a little more upscale from a gallery or auction house. Enter online art sites.

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography

Customer Interaction Solutions

PDF to Page Turn Conversion: New Vibrant Offering in Graphic Software Introduced by FlipBuilder

September 13, 2014 FlipBuilder announces the launch of its innovative new platform to convert static PDFs into dazzling e-books with interactive page turning effects: Flip PDF Professional. As a welcome to new users, FlipBuilder is offering a trial download of this professional software free of charge.

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