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Leonard Teo – ArtStation Magazine ArtStation is the leading showcase platform for professional artists working in games, film, media & entertainment

  • ArtStation Learning – Unlimited Learning for Artists
    by Leonard Teo on August 26, 2019 at 10:05 pm

    ArtStation Learning is an exciting new streaming video service for artists. In this post, ArtStation CEO Leonard Teo talks about ArtStation Learning and the new vision of ArtStation to become the artist advancement platform. The post ArtStation Learning – Unlimited Learning for Artists appeared first on ArtStation Magazine.

  • Art Posters Released & New ArtStation Prints Facility!
    by Leonard Teo on August 21, 2019 at 7:06 pm

    We have two major announcements about ArtStation Prints! Art Posters are super high quality and economical giclee prints on premium satin papers. We also moved to a new ArtStation Prints facility with much greater control over quality, process and shipping. The post Art Posters Released & New ArtStation Prints Facility! appeared first on ArtStation Magazine.

  • Retiring Cumulative Likes & Views from Profiles
    by Leonard Teo on May 10, 2019 at 4:09 pm

    Back in 2013-14 when ArtStation was first being built, we sketched out what the profiles looked like and on that sketch were two innocuous numbers for Cumulative Likes and Views that a user got from artworks on the site. Not a whole lot of thought went into those numbers. Over time, these numbers have caused The post Retiring Cumulative Likes & Views from Profiles appeared first on ArtStation Magazine.

  • What happened to the ArtStation Android App?
    by Leonard Teo on December 17, 2018 at 2:17 pm

    We have been getting many questions from users asking what happened to the ArtStation Android App, as it seems to have disappeared from the Google Play Store. In the interest of transparency and keeping our users informed, we wanted to let you know what is happening. On December 10, 2018, unfortunately Google suspended the ArtStation The post What happened to the ArtStation Android App? appeared first on ArtStation Magazine.

  • Blogging on ArtStation released
    by Leonard Teo on December 20, 2017 at 4:12 pm

    We’re happy to be releasing blogging functionality today on ArtStation for Pro members. This adds a blog onto your profile where you can post your work in progress, updates, articles and tutorials! The feature is in Beta as we stabilize and improve its feature set, and is available exclusively to ArtStation Pro members. Set up your The post Blogging on ArtStation released appeared first on ArtStation Magazine.

StreetArtNews Daily coverage of everything new in Urban and Street Art

  • “Corridors of Hope” by Sonny in Cape Town, South Africa
    by StreetArtNews on February 24, 2021 at 10:32 am

    Internationally renowned artist, Sonny, is known for using his creative voice to raise awareness for important environmental issues, with his latest mural shining a light on wildlife corridors as an innovative conservation approach that is bringing hope to the Cape leopard and other endangered wildlife.b-sm = none; sm > 728x90;b-sm = 300x250; sm > none; “For me,...

  • “The Stranger” and “INTR3PID” by Felipe Pantone
    by StreetArtNews on February 23, 2021 at 6:46 am

    During 2020, Spanish artist Felipe Pantone painted a supercar and a Carbon Club aircraft: The Stranger’ and ‘INTR3PID’. And now, it’s time for them to meet each other! “As an artist, I want to represent my times, and when I look at it… I see speed, transformation, dynamism” – Felipe Pantoneb-sm = none; sm >...

  • Stop Motion Sequence by Ludo in Paris, France
    by StreetArtNews on February 18, 2021 at 11:13 am

    French artist Ludo is back with a new murals in Paris. Using oversized pasters and green paint, Ludo once again created a series of his hybrid creatures. On this stop motion sequence, it features Ludo’s favorite character together with his iconic skulls.b-sm = none; sm > 728x90;b-sm = 300x250; sm > none; Through his work, Ludo...

  • “Pangaea” by Rob Ley in Atlanta, Georgia
    by StreetArtNews on February 18, 2021 at 8:31 am

    Rob Ley Studio just recently worked on a new installation entitled “Pangaea” that features a series of layered aluminum ribbons interacting with a field of points located throughout the exterior wall of the building. The artwork was commissioned for the NCR Headquarters in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.b-sm = none; sm > 728x90;b-sm = 300x250; sm > none;...

  • “Domesticity” Group Exhibition at Volery Gallery in Dubai, UAE
    by StreetArtNews on February 16, 2021 at 4:10 pm

    Volery Gallery, together with curator Sasha Bogojev, will be launching its inaugural exhibition entitled “Domesticity” this coming March in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Domesticity will present a selection of all-new, previously unseen, original works by 17 international artists.b-sm = none; sm > 728x90;b-sm = 300x250; sm > none; The presentation revolves around the exploration of interior...

  • Shepard Fairey “Marianne: L’action Vaut Plus Que Les Mots” New Print Available Today
    by StreetArtNews on February 16, 2021 at 8:02 am

    Contemporary artist Shepard Fairey just released a new print entitled “Marianne: L’action Vaut Plus Que Les Mots” through Obey Giant. “Marianne: L’action Vaut Plus Que Les Mots” is a new take on the original “Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité”. The piece comes in an edition of 650 and measures 18 x 24 inches. Screen print on thick cream Speckletone...

  • “CAN’T PLACE THIS HERE” collaboration by HOT SINGLES & SPEKTR in Yekaterinburg, Russia
    by StreetArtNews on February 12, 2021 at 7:18 am

    “CAN’T PLACE THIS HERE” is the newest collaboration between Russian street art collectives, Hot Singles and SPEKTR. This piece was created at CHÖ Public Art Festival in Yekaterinburg.b-sm = none; sm > 728x90;b-sm = 300x250; sm > none; The artwork is an architectural intervention: an iconic Soviet concrete fence panel (known as PO-2) is stuck...

  • “The dark side of the moon” by Truly in Turin, Italy
    by StreetArtNews on February 5, 2021 at 11:28 am

    Collective artists, Truly just recently worked on another anamorphic creation. Entitled “The dark side of the moon”, the mural’s painted in an historic downtown building decorated with exquisite Neo-Gothic friezes and early 20th century stained glass windows.b-sm = none; sm > 728x90;b-sm = 300x250; sm > none; Starting from one of the great milestones of...

  • Discovering Banksy – Part 5
    by StreetArtNews on February 5, 2021 at 8:12 am

    Banksy’s street art first appeared in Bristol in the 1990’s. From the underground art scene of Bristol he expanded his work and is continually sharing his artistic mark all over the world. His satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine dark humour with graffiti executed in a distinctive stenciling technique.b-sm = none; sm > 728x90;b-sm = 300x250; sm > none; This particular style is usually recognised easily...

  • Coverage: Sneakerwolf “The New Abnormal” in Shibuya, Tokyo
    by StreetArtNews on February 3, 2021 at 6:17 am

    Japanese artist SNEAKERWOLF recently had his latest solo exhibition in elephant STUDIO, Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, organized by WATOWA GALLERY. The exhibition which is entitled “The New Abnormal” will run until the 7th of February.b-sm = none; sm > 728x90;b-sm = 300x250; sm > none; The series “The New Abnormal” which treats the alphabet established by SNEAKER...

  • Recommended: ‘Irish Country Furniture and Furnishings’
    by Lost Art Press on February 24, 2021 at 3:37 pm

    I wrote a little bit about this new book in December, but it deserves a lot more ink as it has been a near-constant companion since I received it. “Irish Country Furniture and Furnishings 1700-2000” (Cork University Press) by Claudia Kinmonth is a complete update to her 1993 book with a similar title. That 1993...

  • The Use of Centre Hinges
    by fitz on February 23, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    The following is excerpted from “The Woodworker: The Charles H. Hayward Years: 1939-1967” Volume 4, The Shop & Furniture. Centre hinges are generally used to hang heavy doors and in positions where ordinary butts would be impracticable. In some cases they have the advantage of being entirely invisible. There are, however, one or two complications...

  • ‘The Woodworker’s Pocket Book’ Delayed by Ice Storms
    by Lost Art Press on February 22, 2021 at 7:14 pm

    “The Woodworker’s Pocket Book” was supposed to leave the printer’s dock today. But because of the snow and ice that paralyzed much of the middle of the United States, the book has been delayed. Our Tennessee printing plant was shut down for three days and is still trying to get back on its feet. As...

  • Adamson & Low: Treasure Out of the Bog
    by nrhiller on February 21, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    Around 2012 I was building some cabinets into a sitting room off my clients’ kitchen when Paul, a member of the general contractor’s crew, struck up a conversation. “I just saw this amazing video about bog oak,” he said. “There’s this guy in England digging up 4,000-year-old trees and using them for furniture. I bet...

  • The End of Pre-ordering is Nigh
    by Lost Art Press on February 19, 2021 at 8:05 pm

    This year, we’ve decided to stop offering pre-publication orders for books (we’ve never offered it for tools). Here’s the reason: About 80 percent of our customer service inquiries consist of, “Where is the thing I ordered?” And the “thing” is still at the printing plant. Most of these customers didn’t realize (or forgot) that they’d...

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Open the art universe?

ARTBROWSER is an app for the discovery of ART.

Currently in development the app, and the team’s web site, offer you the opportunity to sign up for early release details.







The ArtBrowser team have two key stated aims for their new app service…

  • Whether you are an art lover who knows your mind, or perhaps you have no idea where to start, ArtBrowser will open up the cosmos of all things art in an easy and enjoyable way – thousands of artworks by hundreds of artists, all at your fingertips.
  • Imagine a complete eco-system: the most up-to-date art news, exclusive events and stunning exhibitions. For those intimated by it all, this will be the online space to comfortably learn about art in all its forms.


We watch their web pages with interest…it’s a big cosmos to grasp.

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Experiments in Art from Google

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A delightful sequence of new experiments in art and culture from the Google team.

The Curator’s Table:  The link below will take you to  page of micro-images that are arranged as if on a table, where you can zoom and select an image of choice to delve deeper into the original gallery or museum source.

‘Use the Curator’s table to discover new insights and connections between artworks.
Inspired by curators around the world, we applied the principle of laying out prints on a table when planning an exhibition, to our virtual gallery. Assets are animated in realtime. You can search objects, styles and artists, and view them in one 3D space’.

Source:,816.03,4515.73,567.53,-1.00,3406.53 Accessed: 16.11.2016

Discover more about the experiments in this TED Talk!

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From the Google Cultural Institute…

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Visit the world of arts and culture through the prism of Google…





The web makes the accessibilty of art and cultural artefacts real, in a way unparalleled in human history. In a world fractured by political and religious dissent, violence and inequality, access to the internet gives the interested visitor a vast catalogue of human creativity and expression upon the click of a mouse or the swipe of a screen icon.

These internet archival resources, dedicated to arts and culture, are at once both ethereal and concrete. We wonder how this availability might temper the consideration of other societies and cultures in the generations to come? If I can ‘see’ another people, perhaps their artistic output prevents me from seeing them as ‘the other’. Art as a cultural emollient?

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Kitagawa Utamaro 1753 – 1806. Discover the work here…

This new Google site is a masterpriece of execution and artistic assemblage. Bringing together, as it does, a curated range of items from over a thousand museums, galleries and archives from around the world.

Whether your interest is in Japanese woodblock prints, or you would rather examine a museum’s visual art offering in intense close-up, then this site offers you much.

You can use the Google art camera zoom function to minutely examine images of original pieces, then zoom out and read an authorative short article on the work you have just  engaged with.

We really liked Julio Romeros de Torres work The Fortune Telling. Dating from 1922, there is a real feel of getting closer to the work than ever the gallery stewards in the Museo Carmen Thyssen in Malaga would ever allow you. See the work here.

We found there was a softness, an intimacy, coupled to a leaning towards faith that was both gentle and captivating.

You can also access a daily digest of interesting objects and images, as well  as take virtual tours of selected museums. As tech fans we enjoyed our ramble around the Tsiolkovosky State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics in Kaluga, Russia too.

Whether an existing ardent gallery visitor or just setting out on your arts journey, there is much to admire in the Google Arts and Culture web window.

Source:      Accessed: 19.07.2016

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See the first edition here...

See the first edition here…

Minimalissimo isn’t so much art in tech, as art presented with tech! A new magazine where you can explore art, architecture, design, fashion, graphics and more.

An elegantly designed web site from the UK designers Six, the international content of the magazine presents the best of design in an easy to view, easy to use format.

We thought it was beautiful.

You can find the home page of Minimalissimo here. The link to their rss feed for automatic updates is here. Bring some design delight to your web browser.

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hire an artist LogoTypeHire an Artist – offers a very straightforward proposition. Find an artist from their portfolio/catalogue and commission a piece of original artwork.

UK based, this web service lets artists register and build an on-line portfolio for free and takes a simple low commission from the transactions effected on-line with the artist.

An arts brokerage, in effect.

conversationsEAST utility rating: 10/10    Free for creatives to register…

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monegraph LogotypeMonegraph is a platform that makes it easy for digital creators of all kinds to construct licenses for the commercial use of their digital work.

”Our system streamlines licensing, payment processing, media handling, and distribution of your work so that you have everything you need to be in business and get paid for what you do.

With Monegraph, anyone can buy and sell fully licensed digital media directly. We bring artists, photographers, designers and illustrators together with collectors, publishers, advertisers and brands”.

A service for artists and digital creators to build an portfolio of electronic products, to promote them with appropriate licensing and to sell to collectors.

Worth keeping an  eye on if you are a digital artist, we think, even if you just register your portfolio name for future use.

conversationsEAST utility rating: 8/10 presently       /  Free to register, but charges from payment provider Stripe will apply at the point of sale.

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See more here…

Making Digital Work – A digital Toolkit for Arts and Culture…July 2015

This new publication just had to be included in this section of conversationsEAST. It has everything that Art in Tech is all about.

Creativity, design, project planning, audience cultivation and engagement, business planning with new tools and evaluation in depth from the digital domain.

You can read a longer conversationsEAST review of the Digital Toolkit for Arts and Culture here…

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silkPageProfilePicThis is etch – a -sketch for the 22nd Century. A deliciously fluid way to compose, create  and mesmerise yourself with art, colour and movement.

Billed as ‘interactive, generative art’ you can swirl and sweep to your hearts content in your web browser.

You can save your creation to your local machine, or post it on all the usual social sites. Even send it to your art tutor by email.

We loved it.    See more here…

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Google Art in Chrome



Free download and install here…

The Google Art Project. This is a Chrome browser extension which puts masterpieces of art directly into your Chrome web browser…every time you hit refresh.

A great way to read the captions, discover new artists from any period and style and to use the latest Google browser to boot.

Google Art for Chrome:

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 Early Canvas


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The web is full of portfolio sites, that is true, but here is one for the aspiring ‘early’ artist.

You can upload and import your work, be it a sketch, a photo or a scanned oil painting into you early canvas space.

The site offers you the opportunity to both show your work, but also to share it and make contact with other aspiring artists.

You can customise the design of your space and even, dare we say it, sell your work too. The creation of your portfolio space is free too, did we mention that?

Early Canvas: See more –

conversationsEAST utility rating – Free and 10/10. (Like the design too, loads of white space…Ed).


 London Arts Tube

londonartstubeImage2This is a simple and effective, regularly updated resource for all arts visitors to the Metropolis.

London Arts Tube is a monthly on-line arts magazine, which can help you get the cultural and artistic best from your pending visit.

Whether galleries, music, museums or plays, amongst other things, are what you crave…find it on-line here.

Simple, free and effective. See more…

conversationsEAST utility rating: a bold 10.



 Artspace in a post-Internet World

artspaceLogoButtonArtspace is a publication that offers some really facinating insights into modern art.

The development of technique with technological spread and reflections on how works will survive and resonate with viewers, or should that be users, in the post web space world.

The transmutation of art that’s based on the Internet from online-only platforms to materializations in real life leads to an interesting question: what will this work look like 100 years from now, when the technologies that these artists are using, commenting on, and imitating either no longer exist or have been radically transformed? Only time will tell.


See more here. Challenging, provocative and refreshingly disruptive art appreciation.