When we sketch, draw, or paint we accomplish the small miracle of depicting a three-dimensional motif on our two-dimensional ground. This first article considers the cues for visual depth.
One of the most atmospheric paintings by any Impressionist, it is mystifying that Sisley’s wonderful landscapes have been all but forgotten.
A single origin, many different meanings, and some irregularities to provoke the odd peeve.
Have you ever had a word processor freeze on you, trashing your work? Or has an editor asked you to make changes, then changed their mind again? You should use version control.
Two simple questions: what is the carbon cost of what we eat? How can we choose products which have low carbon footprints? But are there answers?
Painting is about form, light, and colour. Here is a short summary of the practical points developed in the previous articles on colour.
Updates to Patrick Wardle’s DHS utility, and a couple of AppleScript hacks to scan for suspect code.
Some men paddle their skiffs along a wooded river: a study in rippled reflections, bright ochre paddles, and watery greens and blues. Caillebotte was not only a patron of Impressionism, but shows that he was one of its Masters too.
The European Union recognises the need to update its copyright legislation. But are current proposals heading in the right direction?
There is a lot of bullshit about footwear. Even reputable and reliable opinions are seldom supported by much evidence. So what about ‘zero drop’ or ‘barefoot’ shoes? Great or misguided?