Monthly Archives: April 2016

Indian Hyperrealism

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Chinese painting

Chinese painting is one of the oldest continuous artistic traditions in the world. The earliest paintings were not representational but ornamental; they consisted of patterns or designs rather than pictures. Early pottery was painted with spirals, zigzags, dots, or animals. … Continue reading

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Pen and Ink Cross Hatching Masters Edition

Published on Mar 7, 2013 In the long-awaited sequel to Pen and Ink Crosshatching master illustrator Dan Nelson describes and demonstrates his refined cross-hatching technique.

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The Calling of Saint Matthew

The Calling of Saint Matthew is a masterpiece by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, depicting the moment at which Jesus Christ inspires Matthew to follow him. It was completed in 1599-1600 for the Contarelli Chapel in the church of the French … Continue reading

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Pasticcino

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DON’T SHED NO TEARS

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do-gooders need to resist the allure of ‘exotic problems’ Complex domestic problems deserve attention too. Here a woman in Los Angeles receives eye drops from a volunteer medic offering free services to those without health insurance and in need. Photograph: … Continue reading

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When we are young

With no power comes no responsibility, except that wasn’t true! … Kick-Ass is a creator-owned comic book series written by Mark Millar and illustrated by John Romita, Jr. It is published by Marvel Comics under the company’s Icon imprint. It … Continue reading

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The Power of Persuasion and Helping Behavior

In social psychology, pluralistic ignorance is a situation in which a majority of group members privately reject a norm, but incorrectly assume that most others accept it, and therefore go along with it.[1] This is also described as “no one … Continue reading

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raining

The young can’t get jobs, the middle-aged are in deep debt, and seniors can’t retire; low starting salaries snowball into a lifetime of depressed wages, slim pensions, and even shorter lifespans Gen-Y has the worst unemployment. Near-retirees have the least … Continue reading

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