Charleston-based graphic designer Mike Winkelman has been doing a digital illustration everyday for the past 10 years. Currently on his eleventh round, the purpose of this project was to help him “get over the fear of starting a project, but also the fear of finishing one” and “to get better at different things” such as photography, drawing, and computer modeling.
Moscow-based paper artist Ekaterina Lukasheva first tried folding paper at the age of 14 when a mathematics professor brought in a book on kusudamas. The traditional paper sphere technique requires an understanding of geometry to ensure the individual units fit together perfectly with the help of gl… 10 more words
Is it possible to do good within the creative industries? That’s the question posed by Hesmondalgh and Baker (2007) in their treatise on creative labour, its meaning and practical implications. 602 more words
The Neuroscience of Drumming: Researchers Discover the Secrets of Drumming & The Human Brain - Open Culture
An old musician’s joke goes “there are three kinds of drummers in the world—those who can count and those who can’t.” But perhaps there is an even more global divide. 54 more words