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Jan 20, 2012

Sandwiches Inspired by Noteworthy Artists

created at: 01/19/2012

Two of my great loves in life have finally been united: art and sandwiches. Brittany Powell created a whole series of sandwiches inspired by the works of famous artists. The Piet Mondrian piece (above) is definitely my favorite, but the rest are all really cool too.… read more

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Jan 18, 2012

Oil Paintings by Matthew Davis

created at: 01/17/2012

I'm really impressed by these incredible oil paintings by German artist Matthew Davis. They remind me of a cross between Monet's impressionist works and some of Chuck Close's pointillism-like portraits.… read more

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Jan 03, 2012

Jaw-Dropping Ceramics by Michael Eden

created at: 12/01/2010

created at: 01/02/2012

I've never really gotten into ceramics before…making ceramics, that is. I've long been a fan and have admired them from afar but the fragility of the material always made me a little nervous (heck, I even panic a bit when I'm looking at plates in Crate & Barrel). These mind-blowing ceramic pieces by Michael Eden, however, look so incredibly delicate that I can barely believe my… read more

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Nov 01, 2011

How to Feel Miserable as an Artist

created at: 11/01/2011

As a creative person, as with any career or interests, there are lots of limitations: time, space, materials, connections, and all the other external stuff that can hold you back.

Then, of course, there are those other things that keep you down: playing it safe, not advocating for yourself, or having unreasonable goals for yourself.

Artist and illustrator Keri Smith has assembled a top ten list of what not to do, dubbed How to Feel Miserable asread more

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