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16-Year-Old Designs Amazing Duct Tape Dress, Wins Art Award From Scholastic

March 5, 2015 by

In late fall 2014, 16-year-old Jamie Werner was given an assignment in her high school drawing class... create something to submit to the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a national program that has been celebrating the vision, ingenuity, and talent of America’s youth for over 90 years. Of the three art category options her ... [Read More]

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Designing Outside The Lines: Dresses Made From Crayons

March 4, 2015 by

Over the years, we’ve seen dresses made out of unique materials including LEGO bricks, balloons, condoms and even milk. So it’s not completely surprising to see fashion designers turning to crayons to find inspiration. These amazing, one-of-a-kind masterpieces are the result of a partnership between Crayola and Bloomingdales. ... [Read More]

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Makeup Artist Makes Mere Mortals Look Like Legends Leaping Off Pages Of Comic Books

March 3, 2015 by

Over the last three months, Lianne Moseley has catapulted herself from talented makeup artist to genuine badass, compliments of images she posted to social media showcasing her unique talent. Armed with mad skills, and a makeup application technique we liken to a superpower, she's able to transform mere mortals into their ... [Read More]

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Sally Hewett: Embroidered Body Parts

March 2, 2015 by

By Joetta Maue - I am not sure how or when I came across the artist Sally Hewett’s work but as soon as I did I wanted to know more. I love how her work is both meaningful and humorous. She manages to make us laugh at our bodies and all of its beautiful flaws as well as contemplate & question the standards of beauty our culture perpetuates. Read on to learn more about her sculptural stitching. BE ... [Read More]

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Poem Reimagines Kick-Ass Lives For Six Disney Princesses, Delivers Empowering Moral

February 26, 2015 by

This brilliantly inspired and hilariously clever poem by Inkskinned is all too fitting to share on "Tell A Fairy Tale Day" as it reimagines kick-ass lives for six Disney Princesses, and delivers an empowering moral in the process. i don’t imagine my princesses in the same way others do, either kissing their husband and in marital perfection or ... [Read More]

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Ride Like A Superhero… In A Hand-Painted Motorcycle Helmet

February 26, 2015 by

If you happen to ride a motorcycle (or just have a thing for badass, protective head gear), why not channel your inner superhero while you're cruising around? Thanks to AirGraffix, an Illinois based company that offers super cool hand-painted helmets, you can transform yourself into an unofficial member of the Avengers, the Justice League or an independent ... [Read More]

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Afghan Student Artists Raise Awareness About Violence Against Women

February 25, 2015 by

Recently, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in collaboration with the Afghan Civil Society Forum, the provincial Department of Women’s Affairs (DoWA) in Kunduz and the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, hosted a week long drawing competition in which Afghan students ... [Read More]

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Powerful Images Show Actual Imprints Left On Skin From What Women Wear

February 20, 2015 by

Justin Alexander Bartels IMPRESSION series is simply stunning in so many ways, and speaks directly to the confines of the “beauty ideal” that has come to consume our culture. His goal was to showcase "what women go through to attract," by showing "the actual imprints left on their skin from the binding apparel they wear," and his powerful images have most certainly ... [Read More]