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Photo to Painting: Do Your Soul Some Good.

Click on the below link to view this touching watercolor created in order to capture the innocence of the young and tenderness of a priceless moment. https://s3.amazonaws.com/newpyl/pyl_showcase/2e71_1550682533022019.jpg Alt Attribute: Touching watercolor created in order to capture the innocence of the young and tenderness of a priceless moment.  Art allows a piece of the intangible…
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Artful Eggs

Artful Eggs

Artful Eggs by Neleisha Weerasinghe When it comes to Easter one of the first things that come to mind is the Easter egg. These colorful eggs are not only sometimes made edible but are steeped in history and cultural significance. Did you know that the tradition of coloring or decorating eggs has been in existence from ancient times? Many faiths and cultures have adapted these traditions as…
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Paredolia

Pareidolia

Pareidolia, a blog post by Neleisha Weerasinghe. Inanimate Objects Taking a Life of their Own Have you ever seen faces or animals on walls or even on inanimate objects? Do you have creative ideas popping off the walls? People tend to see faces a lot because we are programmed that way to identify each other and we are face to face with people every day, so there is a high likely hood of you…
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Photography Merging with Art Merging with Photography

Photography Merging with Art Merging with Photography

Read about Photography Merging with Art Merging with Photography by Thomas Boldt.  Art is both incredibly forgiving and incredibly strict. When a new medium is invented and forges its way into the limelight, the so-called art world isn't always at its most receptive. There are still those who believe that art reached its pinnacle with the European Old Masters, and that anything created since…
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Interior Design Inspiration: Color in Nature 2018

Interior Design Inspiration: Color in Nature 2018: A blog post by Wendy Dessler Exponential Innovation Gordon Moore once observed a trend in computer circuitry development which led him to postulate that computational ability will double on itself at repeating intervals. This is informally known as Moore’s Law, and the interval happens to be right around 18 months. This exponential…
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What is Lucida?

What is Lucida? Read on to know what Thomas Boldt has to say about the new scanner by Factum Arte. Spread throughout cultural hubs in Europe, a team of artists and conservators have been working on something big. Perhaps it is better defined as something extremely small: the most detailed reconstructions of famous masterpieces anywhere in the world. Using a custom-built laser scanner that was…
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The Meditative Art of Ivan Peries

The Meditative Art of Ivan Peries is a blog post by Ana Brdar about the Sri Lankan artist. The ’43 Group was a Sri Lankan school of painting which yielded its most significant works during the 1940s and 1950s. It is regarded as one of the most influential art movements in Asia at the time, and it’s credited with shaping the contemporary Sri Lankan art scene as we know it today. The key…
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Is Using the Photography of Others Art?

Is Using the Photography of Other Art? This is of course an endless debate but read this blog post by Thomas Boldt to find out more. Our digital world creates a truly staggering amount of imagery. 95 million photos are shared on Instagram alone every single day, and that figure is expected to rise. Google Street View has mapped out massive sections of the real world and made it all freely…
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Art and Neuroscience

Thomas Boldt writes about Art and Neuroscience - Meet the PEMs newest member. In the midst of an increasingly overflowing media landscape, museums and galleries around the world have been exploring new ways to entice visitors (and patrons) no matter which side of the divide they come from. Many people consider art and science to be polar opposites, yet one gallery is actively courting science…
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Naoshima: Where Nature and Contemporary Art Become One

Naoshima: Where Nature and Contemporary Art Become One by Ana Brdar Naoshima is a town composed of a cluster of islands that lies on the rugged coast of south Japan in the Seto Inland Sea of the Kagawa Prefecture. Once a sleepy fishing village with little tourist appeal due to excessive pollution of the waters surrounding it, Naoshima has since transformed into a pilgrimage site for art and…
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