Art

Industrial Strength Coloring Book review

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Adult coloring books have been a thing for awhile now, but patterns tend to be flowers, animals, and other nature scenes. The Industrial Strength Coloring Book by noted graphic designer Robert Pizzo and Quill driver Books will appeal to people who are interested in manufacturing, technology, and engineering, with patterns that feature gears, circuits, gears and more. 

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Moleskine gets on the coloring book band wagon

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Coloring books for adults have been gaining in popularity this year and now one of the biggest names in notebooks and journals is offering one. The Wandering City Coloring Book from Moleskine is a 96-page book with 50 lined drawings by award-winning illustrator Carlo Stanga. The book features drawings of plants, people, buildings, faces and

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Add your creativity to an old world art form with the Bear & Son Knife and Scrimshaw kit

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Every so often when I am looking for tidbits to write about I come across an item that makes me think about the artisans of the past. The Bear & Son Knife + Scrimshaw kit is one such item. Harking back to an era when sailors used this ink on bone technique as a way

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Coocheer LED Artcraft Tracing Light Pad-ultra Thin, Dimmable LED, Professional Drawing Light Box review

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When I was a kid, I loved playing with a little plastic light box. It came with cartoon templates you could trace to make your own creations. The Coocheer LED Artcraft Tracing Light Pad-ultra Thin, Dimmable LED, Professional Drawing Light Box is modern, and better, version of that old light box. Instead of a 60-watt

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Put your name or anything else you want in lights with the Mighty Marquee

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Mighty Marquees are small affordable backlit displays that you can customize with different graphics or your own artwork. They feature a 9x3x2 inch light box that is powered by USB. Either plug in to a USB AC adapter or use with a USB backup battery for maximum portability. Inside the box are 15 super-bright LED

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FEBO is an engraver that uses the sunlight to power your creativity

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I remember using a magnifying glass as a kid to burn leaves or bugs or my brothers leg, but never did it occur to me that it could be used for art. FEBO is a crowdfunded project that has far exceeded its goal thus far.  The unique glass on top will harness the suns rays

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Astropad turns your iPad into a graphics tablet for your Mac

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If you have a Mac, an iPad and also use Photoshop, you’re going to be very interested in Astropad. Astropad is a new Mac and iPad application that turns your iPad into a professional graphics tablet for your Mac and Photoshop. When you install Astropad on your Mac and the iOS app on your iPad,

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Design Liner multi-ruler is one ruler to rule them all

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If you like to draw or design you know how much of a pain it is to switch between different tools to make shapes or curved lines. The Charles Williams Company realized this and came up with the Design Liner, a current Kickstarter project. Made out of stainless steel, the Design Liner incorporates such things

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Picture It On Canvas Gallery Wrapped Canvas custom photo print review

Even though we’ve lived in our new place for just over a year now, we still don’t have enough artwork on the walls.  I’m trying to find some Mid-century prints and metal art for the walls, but I still like to leave room for pictures of loved ones.  When Picture It On Canvas offered The

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