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5 Most High Profile Art Crimes

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Not everyone in the art world has the same taste. Art is one of the most subjective creations of the human experience, and anything from your niece’s scribbles of kittens to that experimental band grinding away on their guitars can be dubbed art, yet there are those universally agreed upon pieces of art that have […]

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The Decline of the Ligature in Typography, Leads to Its Rise in Art

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The ligature in the world of typography refers to two letters that by the way they lie together on the page, can be crafted into a single letter (the most common ligatures often involve the letter ‘f,’ such as fi, and ff). When metal movable type was invented in the 1400s, ligatures were extremely popular […]

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Micheal Myers Is Such a Complicated Guy

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Of all the Halloween movies out there, Halloween is maybe the best.  The first one (1978), that is.  The second one is pretty good too.  The third one  had nothing at all to do with Michael Myers, who is the big bad reason that the Halloween movies are so great.  The fourth and fifth movies, […]

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Iron Man vs Bruce Lee

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True, the show Deadliest Warrior has taken it upon itself to ask the immortal question “Who would win in a fight?  A or B?”  Pirates, ninjas, samurai, Shaolin monks, Musketeers, Zulu warriors, and many more have made their presence felt on that show.  But the problem with that show is that it doesn’t delve into […]

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Do It Yourself Doodler

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So I am many things in this world, but an artist is not one of them.  However, David Jablow is just that, and an impressive one no less.  His Flickr stream is hands down one of the most impressive I’ve ever seen.  He’s taken a 1950’s style Peggy Sue magazine model and put different worlds […]

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Top 10 Funny Anthropomorphic Food T-shirts

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As a t-shirt designer I spend a lot of time browsing the web checking out the latest t-shirt trends. One thing I’ve noticed is shirts featuring funny anthropomorphic food are always popular. I could do a top ten just featuring moldy-zombie  food t-shirts, although that would be zombipamorphic Food… I think. The point is, there […]

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Successful Branding for Business

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What is a brand? That’s a word that gets bandied about quite a bit, and not just in marketing circles. It has now gotten to the point that individuals think of themselves as a “brand” or as “having a brand”. That’s particularly true of celebrities, artists and athletes such as Michael Phelps, Angelina Jolie or […]

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The Allergy Guide – Infographic

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Well over half of all Americans suffer with some type of allergy. The estimated cost of treating allergies each year runs into six figures! Allergies can interfere with your quality of life, especially if you love the outdoors. The first step in dealing with your own allergies is to understand them. Knowledge is power. There […]

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Propaganda Posters Star Wars Style

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Propaganda posters have been used to convince populations that war was a necessity.  Different governments during the first and second World Wars used propaganda posters to inspire hate and fear toward the enemy and pride and loyalty toward one’s own country and cause.  So, when one looks at the Star Wars saga, there is a […]

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Amazing Sand Art

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This is sand, made into art.  It may not be permanent, it may not be stable, but it is amazing, and it is, well, sandy.  When you think about the time, effort, determination, and skill that goes into each of these creations, it’s hard to imagine it all crumbling back to sand again.  So don’ […]

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