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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

  • Artist Retrospective: Kobra
    by StreetArtNews on January 21, 2022 at 12:02 pm

    Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra has become one of the most recognizable and prominent muralists of our time. Kobra is known for utilizing bold kaleidoscopic colors and bold geometric compositions to complete large-scale portraits. As an artist, Kobra draws inspiration both from society and human beings as individuals; in particular, human behavior. Protesting such topics as the...

  • New Murals by Andrea Casciu in Bologna, Italy
    by StreetArtNews on January 19, 2022 at 12:10 pm

    Street artist Andrea Casciu recently shared some fresh works on the walls of Bologna, Italy. These series of murals entitled “Piscis Volans” and “Camaleonte” (which translates to Flying Fish and Chameleon) features his signature style of bold, defined outlines and striking colors. Both of his works show a combination of faunas and flora merging into one...

  • “ECCE HOMO” by Igor Scalisi Palminteri in Palermo, Italy
    by StreetArtNews on January 18, 2022 at 1:36 pm

    Italian artist Igor Scalisi Palminteri just worked on a new mural in Palermo, Italy. The thought provoking mural “ECCE HOMO” serves a complaint and reminder for the prevalent issues of social and scholastic injustice in the area. Many girls and boys in our neighborhoods do not have adequate services. School, libraries, sports facilities, and parks...

  • Mural by Recis in Medgidia, Romania
    by StreetArtNews on January 18, 2022 at 10:34 am

    Street artist Recis recently worked on a mural in Medgidia, Romania. The artwork is a part of an ongoing project that Recis is working on together with Sweet Damage Crew, a group of local graffiti artists. Their works ranges from graffitis on subways and trains to office walls and large scale murals. Scroll down to view...

  • “Fusion Vol.2” by Nychos in Los Angeles, California
    by StreetArtNews on January 17, 2022 at 1:18 pm

    Known for his monumental and technically outstanding art pieces, Nychos’s work is present in the urban environment and the gallery scene. Recently, he worked on a truck mural in Los Angeles, California entitled “Fusion Vol.2”. The artist’s childhood experiences strongly influenced him in combination with his artistic curiosity to establish his style in creating animal and...

  • “Ampelo” by Vittorio Valiante in Guardia Sanframondi, Italy
    by StreetArtNews on January 15, 2022 at 4:00 pm

    Urban artist Vittorio Valiante shares his recent piece in Guardia Sanframondi, Campania, Italy. The mural entitled “Ampelo”, the personification of the grapevine and lover of Dionysus in Greek and Roman mythology. He was a satyr which fate was turning into a Constellation or the grape vine. Valiante’s art always expresses itself with the same quality as...

  • “Untouchable” by GERA1 in Lelystad, Netherlands
    by StreetArtNews on January 14, 2022 at 11:13 am

    Young contemporary artist Gera1 recently completed a mural in Lelystad, Netherlands in collaboration with Writer’s Block Murals. He focuses on Glitch Art and his pieces are characterised by realistic portraits and abstract forms that coexist in a space full of slides and intense colour contrasts. Gera was born in Athens, Greece and is a Visual Artist...

  • Mural by Ten Hun in Miami, Florida
    by StreetArtNews on January 14, 2022 at 9:55 am

    American muralist Ten Hun (Ten Hundred), originally Peter Robinson, is back with a fresh new wall in Miami, Florida. The mural was made in collaboration with Awall Mural Festival. Ten Hun’s latest mural is located on a school facade and was made by using leather paint. Ten Hundred (Peter Robinson) is an artist and designer...

  • The Art of Jon Foreman
    by StreetArtNews on January 12, 2022 at 10:21 am

    Artist Jon Foreman is a creator of various styles of ‘Land Art’. His practice, which he calls Sculpt the World, showcases rocks and found objects fashioned into mesmerizing patterns and compositions. He felt that the natural world had more in it to be explored. Most of Jon Foreman’s work takes place in the coasts of Pembrokeshire, Wales,...

  • Latest Mural of Cloakwork in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    by StreetArtNews on January 7, 2022 at 11:03 am

    Graffiti artist Cloakwork recently worked on a mural in his home country Malaysia. The mural in collaboration with FoodPanda, a food and grocery delivery service app, is located at the facade of a restaurant in Kuala Lumpur. With Cloakwork’s vibrant and energetic illustration style, his work easily catches the attention of a casual observer anywhere. Born and raised...

  • Look for the Good News: An Interview with Alexis Dolese
    by nrhiller on January 23, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    Every so often it’s good to remind yourself that despite all the stuff that’s going, well, let’s say less swimmingly than we would prefer, plenty of other things are getting better.  When I started woodworking in 1980, there were few other women to be found among furniture makers in rural English shops. I certainly didn’t...

  • How to Become a Stick Chair Nerd
    by Lost Art Press on January 21, 2022 at 11:49 am

    I never planned on trying to drag a bunch of readers into my Stick Chair Lair, but it sure looks that way in our store. We now have four titles devoted to these chairs, plus plans, a sliding bevel, a calculator for designing your own chairs, a bevel-setting tool and a card scraper specially ground...

  • ‘More than Kit and the mountain lion’
    by fitz on January 20, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    It’s not often that I find book reviews a delight to read, but Yaël Ksander’s consideration of “Shop Tails: The Animals Who Help Us Make Things Work” in the Limestone Reader is just that. “If the life of a woman who has not only made a living but also distinguished herself over the past four...

  • For Sale: Scottish-inspired Stick Chair
    by Lost Art Press on January 19, 2022 at 6:08 pm

    This 15-stick comb-back armchair is inspired by the famous Scottish Darvel chairs; it is one of the most technically difficult chairs I make. This particular example is set up as a chair for dining or working at a desk, with a fairly upright back at 13° off the seat. The chair has a poplar seat....

  • Discoveries in Translation
    by Kara Uhl on January 19, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    I experienced several surprising coincidences and discoveries while working on “Cadi & the Cursed Oak.” In the beginning, all I had was a short passage about the Nannau oak while working on “Honest Labour.” To turn the tale into a children’s book, I wanted the story of the oak to be so much more than...

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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.

conversationsEAST utility rating: 10/10

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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…

conversationsEAST utility rating: 10/10        /Free


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.




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