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Sponsor // Design Your Future at Parsons

Recently named the best art and design school in the country, Parsons School of Design offers courses and certificates that equip you with the skills you need to enhance your résumé for high-demand industries and professions like Fashion BusinessFashion DesignGraphic and Digital Design, Fine Art, Photography, Interior Design, and more.

Parsons School of Design won’t just prepare you for your next career – or career move. You’ll learn the skills you need to lead creatively and strategically.

Start exploring the latest courses in all areas of study and meet with faculty at a free Information Session on Tuesday, May 12. Your future starts today. Learn more.

Sponsor // Drawing the Human Face: A Primer (Free Downloadable Guide)

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Get Craftsy’s exclusive Free eGuide to Drawing the Human Face.

Are your drawings of faces not turning out how you’d like? Get the guidance you need to bring faces to life with Craftsy’s exclusive eGuide featuring five easy-to-follow tutorials, helpful tips and photos. With this handy, printable resource you’ll learn how to replicate facial proportions, accurately portray eyes and lips, and capture the shape and value of hair. Discover the keys to success and draw your best works yet when you get the eGuide today. Download the free eGuide to Drawing the Human Face by experts Paul Heaston and Sandrine Pelissier.

Everything you need is available. Highlights include how to draw facial features, drawing a realistic head, tips for drawing realistic eyes, keys to drawing realistic hair, and a step-by-step tutorial to drawing lips. Get the Free eGuide to Drawing the Human Face here.

Sponsor // Get 50% Off the Craftsy Online Class ‘Sketchbooks: Drawing the Everyday’

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Masterpieces are born in the artist’s sketchbook, but are your drawing skills up to the challenge? Luckily, Craftsy is here to help. For a limited time, get 50% off the online Craftsy class Sketchbooks: Drawing the Everyday — a special offer for Colossal readers — with guidance from internationally renowned artist Paul Heaston.

In these video lessons, you’ll learn how to draw the world around you, how to think of your sketchbook as a versatile companion, and how to use pencil, ink, and watercolor in your on-the-go “studio.” First, Paul will walk you through realistically depicting your subject in dimensional space. Then, build texture using ink and infuse your work with color as you add smooth watercolor washes. Finally, you’ll learn how to combine what you’ve learned to create finished works that your audience will connect with in a meaningful way.

Visit Craftsy.com to get 50% off the online class, Sketchbooks: Drawing the Everyday, and start creating more compelling compositions today. Offer expires April 27th, 2015 at 11:59pm MST.

Sponsor // A’ Design Awards 2016: International Call for Entries

The A’ Design Award & Competition is the world’s leading international, annual juried competition for design. This week, the A’ Design Awards announced the results of the 2014-2015 design competition: There are 836 Winners from 83 countries in 89 different design disciplines.

Entries were carefully evaluated by a 70-person jury panel of established academics, prominent press members, creative design professionals, and entrepreneurs. The A’ Design Award and Competition 2014-2015 Edition was further endorsed by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID), The International Federation of Interior Architects and Designers (IFI), and the International Council of Communication Design (ICOGRADA).

The 2016 competition is now open. Interested designers, artists, architects, and companies can register and submit their works at competition.adesignaward.com where further information regarding the design competition such as evaluation criteria, key dates, list of jury members, entry forms, and presentation guidelines can be obtained.

Learn more about the A’ Design Award & Competition at whatisdesignaward.com.

Sponsor // Webydo: Pixel Perfect Responsive Websites. Code-Free.

Webydo is a code-free web design canvas, made for designers. Moreover, it‘s a professional website design platform that empowers graphic and web designers to create and manage pixel-perfect responsive websites for their clients, without writing code.

The new Pixel Perfect Responsive Editor allows designers to take complete control over their responsive websites and customize your sites’ design elements, layouts, content, navigation and functionality.

In addition, Webydo can streamline your entire web design business by providing you with advanced management solutions, like a built-in CMS, the ability to bill clients from the dashboard, a full white label solution, advanced cloud-hosting to host your projects and many more convenient features for both your business and your clients’.

Sign up at Webydo.com!

Sponsor // Learn to Draw the Human Body with a Free Guide From Craftsy

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Since antiquity, capturing the complexities of human anatomy has been a core ambition for artists. Boost your ability to depict the human form with the Craftsy’s free guide, Drawing the Human Body: A Primer.

In this exclusive, 23-page guide, professional artists Sandrine Pelissier and Paul Heaston offer tutorials and tips that will help you draw people with clarity and accuracy. Discover foundational techniques, before you move on to tutorials for drawing the feet, torso, and hands, with realistic anatomy and proportions. You’ll also get advice for making the most out of life drawing sessions, as well as for finding and working with models.

Download the free guide, Drawing the Human Body: A Primer, and start drawing more impactful portraits.

Sponsor // PurePhoto Installs Photographic World of Wonder at LA Boutique Hotel

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Fine art photography gallery PurePhoto and Farmer’s Daughter Hotel owner Ellen Picataggio—an avid art collector—recently collaborated on a custom photography installation by conceptual artist Matthew Carden.

LA’s best kept secret, this charming 60-room boutique hotel in Hollywood boasts world-class comfort food, a relaxed, unpretentious atmosphere, and best of all an art gallery spanning the property featuring work by local artists.

Carden painstakingly creates exotic worlds of miniature figures that live amongst food-based landscapes. The photographs line Farmer’s Daughter’s hallways, and are also included in Picataggio’s art box project, which features over 40 local artists; one per room.

Carden’s full body of work can be seen on PurePhoto, which represents over 300 additional photographers. PurePhoto’s clients include top interior designers and collectors, and the gallery specializes in printing large-scale works and custom installations. The PurePhoto collection offers open and limited edition photographs, which range from $200 – $15,000.

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