"Surely, what is important is that these resources are available, even if the students enrolling rarely get to the point of gaining qualifications; free online courses are a step towards widening the accessibility of higher education. In a time when the financial costs of undertaking higher education are escalating, it is important that people can freely access learning materials."
Content sponsored by Adobe It's impossible to separate the art of animation from the art of illustration. Just ask Dan Covert and Andre Andreev of Dress Code, the award-winning design agency specializing in motion graphics, video production and stop-motion animation. Since establishing Dress Code in 2007, Dan and Andre have worked across nearly all creative disciplines, from web and print to video and animation. These days, the studio focuses exclusively on motion graphics and live action video and has been
One crisp March morning in 1969, artist Paul van Hoeydonck was visiting his Manhattan gallery when he stumbled into the middle of a startling conversation.
"“I don’t like the story not being told truthfully. I don’t exist in history. I am the only human being who has been able to get a sculpture to the moon. Nobody can take that away from me.”" Paul van Hoeydonck
"One of many things I have learned from being a landscape painter is I have gained a true appreciation of nature and a heightened awareness of nature," says the artist. "More often than not I find we take for granted the beauty that nature provides to us; I feel that the more we can appreciate this beauty -- whether through painting, writing, or just simply observing -- the happier we will be. By studying nature in any way, one starts to see broader themes, such as death and rebirth and the ever-changing cycle of all things, and that we too are a part of this beautiful cycle."
One of the hardest parts of being an artist is courting the seemingly endless barrage of awkward, inappropriate and downright rude comments hurled your way. Whether it's an intended compliment or an ignorant gaffe, some statements about l'arte are better left unsaid.
Historypins mission of bringing together people groups and organizations from around the world to unearth and pin as much history as possible from within archives in attics and saved up in wise old heads has recently expanded to include a project...