“Art Videos of the Month”
Nilson Dutra shows how to paint an eye.
The Search for “AHA” Moments
In 1988, Matt Goldman co-founded Blue Man Group, an off-Broadway production that became a sensation known for its humor, blue body paint and wild stunts. The show works on the premise that certain conditions can create “aha moments” — moments of surprise, learning and exuberance — frequent and intentional rather than random and occasional. Now Goldman is working to apply the lessons learned from Blue Man Group to education, creating Blue School, a school that balances academic mastery, creative thinking and self and social intelligence. “We need to cultivate safe and conducive conditions for new and innovative ideas to evolve and thrive,” Goldman says.
This is How Those Intricate Romanian Eggs Are Painted
How to Use Color in Atmospheric Perspective to Create Deep Space
by Mary Gilkerson
I see two main problems with the way that most people explain the effects of atmospheric perspective on color so I wrote this blog post to clarify things.
Art Video of the Month
How to Draw Accurate Dinosaurs
The Power of Mural Art
If Birds Left Tracks in the Sky, They’d Look Like This
By Catherine Zuckerman
Photo Illustrations Xavi Bou
Why Your Kid Paints Like a Kid
by Michelle Woo
When my five-year-old shows me her artwork (her latest masterpiece was a rainbow that is also a slide), here’s what I say. But what I wonder is, “What’s going on in that brain?”
The Rules of Abstraction
Colorful Cat & Dog Finger Paintings by Iris Scott
Posted by My Modern Met
IRA FLATOW: To best describe this next story, you need to imagine an artichoke. Now visualize putting that artichoke on a turntable with its stem right in the center spindle. Now that’s set up in your mind, get the center spindle turning.