Monthly Archives: April 2012

Museum removes copyright restrictions from 10,000+ images

The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore USA  has removed copyright restrictions from more than 10,000 images of works in its collections.  These  images are now licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0) The objects in the internationally renowned collection … Continue reading

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E-resource:Art Full Text

The Art Full Text  database provides full-text and abstracts of articles from international publications on fine art,  decorative art and design. Searches can be limited to full-text or peer-reviewed articles. The results are delivered in PDF format (includes any images) … Continue reading

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WGSN Design trends competition

WGSN (Worth Global Style Network) are looking for creative interpretations of their Autumn-Winter 2013-14 macro-trends from all design disciplines. To view the macro-trends login to WGSN via the Library catalogue. Once in the database go to the Creative Direction tab … Continue reading

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Show your work at Commercial Road Library

We are accepting submissions for the Library gallery space for the autumn term 2012 (calendar). Applications from artists, designers, craftspeople – from the University or external,  group or solo shows will be welcomed. If your application is successful, your work … Continue reading

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Architecture for Rapid Change FREE event @ RIBA

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  RIBA bookshop launch of Sumita’s & Nabeel’s books           Sumita’s book cover with thanks to Taylor & Francis and Routledge’s permission. Sumita lectures at London Metropolitan University on the MA Free event to launch her … Continue reading

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Nigel Oxley: Commercial Road Library exhibition

The Cheerful Blush  15 April – 4 May 2012 An exhibition of exquisite small-scale prints by Nigel Oxley, a lecturer in printmaking at The Cass.   It includes ‘The Swing’,  a series of aquatints inspired by cherry blossom,  coinciding with the … Continue reading

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Photoshop tutorials

I’d like to recommend Nigel Goldsmith’s Photoshop Course for anyone struggling with the more advanced image manipulation tools in Photoshop. Nigel’s  blog demystifies concepts such as layer masks and editing brush behaviour. The video tutorials are clear and concise and … Continue reading

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Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture

A condensed version of the full-size Phaidon Atlas of 21st Century World Architecture; this travel edition is pocket-sized and portable.  It is organised by geographical region and  good maps mean that remarkable new buildings are easy to locate on your … Continue reading

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