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“The ambition is to create illustrations that resonate” – Husband and wife creative duo Jayden and Angela Keoghan

Jayden and Angela Keoghan are a husband and wife creative duo who together run The Picture Garden – an illustration studio based in the beautiful New Zealand countryside. Jayden steers the…

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New technology, art and culture event ‘The Art Conference’ to take place in Bermondsey in July

This July, London will host The Art Conference (TAC), bringing together a programme of international keynote speakers from the worlds of technology, art and culture. TAC is founded by contemporary…

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Djanogly Gallery, Nottingham Lakeside Arts announces Victor Pasmore ‘Towards a New Reality’ exhibition

The Djanogly Gallery at Nottingham Lakeside Arts has announced a major exhibition of the work of Victor Pasmore opening 26 November 2016. ‘Towards a New Reality’ examines Pasmore’s work between the…

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“Creating artworks was the way to communicate beyond the language barrier” – multidisciplinary artist Haruka Ostley

Haruka Ashida Ostley is a multidisciplinary artist who hails from Japan. She grew up living across four different continents with her family. I worked for an international school in Hong…

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10 best websites for free graphic and vector designs

You have a lot of brilliant ideas in your mind, but the picture just isn’t coming together. You don’t have the time to start from scratch either. Or maybe you…

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Creative career options explored

For many people the idea of being chained to a desk for the whole of their career doesn’t appeal. Rather, they want to utilise their creative side and pursue a…

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Fondazione Terzo Pilastro – Italia e Mediterraneo presents ‘War Capitalism & Liberty’ exhibition of Banksy works

An exhibition of artworks by the artist known as Banksy, including original paintings, prints, sculptures and rare objects from international private collections, many of which have never been seen publicly…

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Woo hoo! The Simpsons TV show and Adobe make live animation television history

Back in 1997 in The Simpsons episode “The Itchy & Scratchy & Poochie Show”, Homer Simpson got an up-close look at the world of animation when he became the voice talent behind…

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6 reasons freelancing isn’t for you

The craze of freelance has affected virtually everyone. It sounds pretty intriguing, earning money while sitting at home or not being bound to any one company. It doesn’t feel like…

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“There’s a ten year old boy inside of me who is a vicious boss” – Gabe Ostley on building a career as a cartoonist

After working in illustration and licensed characters in New York City, Gabe Ostley moved to Hong Kong to the post of Artist-in-Residence for Yew Chung Education Foundation. He now lives in…

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Mixed media artist Emily Gates on balancing her work with raising kids

Emily Gates is a South Manchester based artist creating lively and contemporary artwork using collage and mixed media. Emily often visits charity shops to search out old books, maps and dressmakers…

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New ‘Reflect’ app launched to help foster productivity and personal development

Leicester based creative digital services business Coalescent is today launching a new app called ‘Reflect’ which is available now on the App Store. Recognising that the vast majority of people have…

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Comic book inspired rock music artwork by Jed Punongbayan

Jed Punongbayan is an artist from the Philippines who creates comic-book-inspired work. I really love working with musicians, particularly with rock bands. So 90% of my clients are involved in…

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Association of Illustrators announces call for entries – The Prize for Illustration 2017

The Association of Illustrators (AOI), in partnership with London Transport Museum, is delighted to announce that submissions are now open for The Prize for Illustration 2017. This year’s theme is…