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1 hr ago | 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,

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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)

19 hrs ago | 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

23 hrs ago | 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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Dispatches From Utopia

Finding the Right Web Design Brisbane Information Site - How To

One of the most common mistakes that many potential Brisbane website owners make is choosing a web design firm just because of the cheap rates it offers for its products and services. While this does not necessarily mean that such agencies provide bad products and services, extremely cheap rates may actually result in poor quality.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

2014 Life is Beautiful Festival Announces Interactive Art Series, 10/24-26

Life is Beautiful Festival unveils another pillar for its 2014 culture festival taking place Friday, October 24 through Sunday, October 26. The art program is designed to create a live urban gallery that is seamlessly integrated into the festival footprint by employing several mediums of visual art from large-scale murals and instalments to interactive art centers and immersive galleries. "The art program is as integral to the overall festival experience as any other aspect at Life is Beautiful," said festival founder Rehan Choudhry, " Our goal is to change individual's everyday relationship with art by inspiring creativity and challenging perspectives, especially amongst those who normally wouldn't consider themselves art enthusiasts."

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting

Cartoon Brew

Interview: John Canemaker on Discovering Disney's Moviemaking Secrets

But he did write the book-a monumental biography of the unlikeliest of figures-and in doing so, Canemaker has created one of the most fascinating and informative volumes ever published about Disney artistry. It's a rare accomplishment at this late date in history to write something that makes the reader see the Disney studio of the 1930s in completely new terms.

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Mike Philbin's Blog

Weirdly surreal - Shockingly haunted - Adult symbolism world of Art of Tenia

Born in 1986 in Sicily, Italian artist Gianluca Gambino aka Tenia currently works for a graphic design agency in Catania and as character designer for 2 small video game companies in Berlin and Paris. His surreal and haunted graphics are created in Photoshop.

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