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  • Summer Tour of New York Murals

    A quick summer trip to New York would not be complete without a walk around SOHO and Little Italy in search of the murals from a few of our favorite artist.

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    After a few bites to eat in Greenwich Village headed over to SOHO and ran into a mural in process by New York local Soft Circle.  After a quick chat and Instagram exchanges he was back to work.

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    Just a few blocks away we spotted a little Vandalism by Nick Walker peeking around a corner.

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    Little Italy was so colorful already, but this beautiful mural by Tristan Eaton of Audrey Hepburn was still a standout.

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    The vibrancy of color and imagery was amazing.  Check out this vibrant mural by Beau Stanton also in Little Italy.

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    Around another corner we found another huge mural by Tristan Eaton of the Statue of Liberty.

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    A few blocks away we found this towering Baby Hulk mural by New York resident artist Ron English.

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    Ron also had this "little" fella on the Houston Bowery Wall in front of the American flag.  The Bowery Wall is a temporary mural that is changed every few months.

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    No tour of New York murals could be complete without spotting at least one Buff Monster mural, and we did.

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    It never fails to make me hungry for ice cream!

    We almost passed by a mural by Shepard Fairey but thankfully our son caught sight of it before it was too late. It is so elegant it blends in well with the surroundings.

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    After that we said goodbye to Little Italy and headed off to the Cotton Candy Machine to grab dinner with Tara McPherson, Sean and Ronin.

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  • Aaron Paul - art collector

    Walking up to a signed HPM at Shepard Fairey's opening of "50 Shades of Black", price book in hand, I hear a familiar voice ask, "Where did you get that?"  Everything clicks the moment I look up, but I still expected him to belch out "Yo! B**CH!"

    I don't know much about Aaron Paul, other then we seem to share an affection for similar artists.  Last weekend he walked into another Prints on Wood featured artist solo gallery show called "The Younger" by Lola.

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    Aaron compared his new found love for Lola's work equal to that of Mark Ryden. His Instagram post went on to say "...she is now becoming one of my favorite artists to follow. Not only is the world she paints in beautiful and unbelievably poetic, like a childlike dream, she herself is incredibly sweet and kind. This piece is called "Book Soup" and I could stare at it for hours."

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    From what we heard, he hung out for a couple of hours just chatting and being... normal.  Why does it feel so oddly unique when a famous person acts like.. I don't know.. a regular person?  Probably because it is so unusual.  He did do something even more humbling and incredibly sincere, he bowed to Lola in a show of respect for her talent.  If I wasn't a huge fan before, I am with out a doubt one now!

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    But we actually were huge fans before, caught up in the Breaking Bad obsession we fashioned our sustainability page with suttle references to the show.

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    What better way to brag about the 200 solar panels on our roof?

    If you find yourself as taken with the piece as Aaron is, Lola has released an edition of twenty signed and numbered limited edition fine art wood print of "Book Soup", 18x24, $300.

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    The show was a work two years in the making, beginning after Lola's move to Bristol, England.  Finally commencing after a long move back to LA earlier this year.  A celebration of patience and beauty each piece is a sight to behold.

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    Although the show is now closed, a few originals are still available.  For more information about available pieces or about Lola please visit: http://www.lolafineart.com/

  • App Review: Popkick

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    Have you ever had to sit through a high school art history class? Yeah, me too. To this day, I’m not entirely sure that I got anything out of that class (sorry, Dr. St. George) except a few extra hours of sleep. Okay, that’s not entirely true. I can now spout off random facts and art terms (contrapposto!) and do have a somewhat longer attention span when it comes to art museums (10 min). In general, I had kind of forgotten that far off year of Italian Renaissance painters and friends.

    But then, in my long and valiant search for the next app, I stumbled across a review for PopKick that promised me Andy Warhol-esque art. Okay. Even I remember the soup can dude. It sounded promising and maybe vaguely entertaining, so I dished out the $2.99 to give it the old college try.

    To get in the spirit of things, I looked at the examples that other people created on the Instagram page.

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    As you can see, some were more successful than others. With that in mind, I picked a simple photo to start with, as the effects of the app seemed to work better with photos that weren’t already too busy. I am unashamedly a cat lady, so I chose a simple photo of my beautiful boy Bugman.

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    Yeah, it almost scared me away too. The other thing is, the directions screen only popped up once, so after that (not very) helpful explanation that disappeared quickly, I was left to click around and figure out what everything was. Once I realized that the little magic wand on the bottom of the screen was Popkick’s version of retouching, things got a little better. Bugman became a cat rather than a blob. My beef with these retouching tools, though, is that they all are labeled with rather nonsensical words. If I’m looking for a tool to lighten, I don’t want to muddle through ‘trast’, ‘juice’, and ‘boost’ to find it.

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    With that done, I swiped through a few of the other options, including the different filters that you can apply, and the color wheel to change said filters. For some reason or other, these two features are located in opposite corners, which also took a little finding. Once I was done being amused by twirling the color wheel around, I realized that there were not very many other options, so, slightly disappointed, I saved my photo.

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    I mean, Bugman is adorable and all, but I was kind of hoping for more from this app. Especially since I paid $3 for it. While fun to use, the options were incredibly limited, the interface confusing and, while the finished product is cute, it’s what I would have expected from a free app. Overall, not the best $3 I’ve ever spent.

    Although the image printed well on wood, it wasn't enough to redeem the app.

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    I had so much hope for the app, but in the end I gave it a rating of 2 out of 4.

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    For more information on the PopKick app, please visit: http://www.popkickapp.com/

  • Prints on Wood - Jenga

    There is a not a job to big or too small that we do not tackle with the same enthusiasm.  Such as when Sharon Yamamoto at Jenga, (yes that Jenga), approached us to custom print some game pieces she was sending to Troy Liquor Bar in NYC, we said, "Why, YES! We can do that!"

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    In some of the hipper bars, you may notice people at tables playing Jenga, and the bars provide the game pieces. They may as well be customized and become an extension of the bar's branding. Creative minds appreciate a creative approach!

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    These turned out great and you can see how Troy's logo compliment the iconic Jenga logo nicely. Troy better expect that some of these pieces may end up in a tourist or two's pockets as a souvenir.

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    Printing on wood allows a dimension not usually found in traditional print media. If you have a unique use for printed wood, we'd love to hear it. Let us help your creative mind's ideas manifest with a Prints on Wood project today!  Contact us here, for a custom quote.

  • App review: piclab hd

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    You know those artistic looking motivational posters that simultaneously make you want to puke and make you want to stop spending your nights in bed with Netflix and pizza? Yeah, those. Now, with the help of PicLab HD, you can make your own kick-in-the-ass posters.

    I should also note that these are essential pieces in a popular decorating trend currently sweeping the bedrooms of teenage girls across America. If you don’t believe me, look at Pinterest.

    Considering that these make you kind of hate yourself, they are also rather fun to make. It’s hard to go wrong with PicLab’s multitude of choices, and if you do, it’s digital, so no one has to know.

    If you don’t fit into the teenage girl demographic, don’t worry. This app still has merit, which is one of the main reasons that I actually considered it. For all of you DIY types, this has the potential to create great cards, and actually features pages of artwork specifically dedicated to occasions like weddings, Mother’s Day and Christmas.

    There are two versions of PicLab, the free version and the HD one for $1.99. For the sake of research, I downloaded both, and was unsurprised to find that the HD version is far superior. That’s not to say that if you’re a cheapskate or just dabbling, you can’t get by fine with the free one, but there are far less design options and the majority of them are in-app purchases. To be clear- this review is on the HD version, which I highly recommend.

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    This is the first screen that you see. Well, replace my photo gallery with your own, but you get the picture. Helpfully provided is the ‘Inspiration’ button, which is a link to the Instagram feed of everyone else’s beautifully illustrated words of wisdom. Check it out, because it will give you a much better idea of the options that PicLab provides you with.

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    Here’s a hint: choose your most boring photo. Ok, not your most boring photo, but one that makes a good background. If it’s too busy, then it’s probably better suited to be an actual photograph and not covered in text and other stuff. This is a shot of the Smithsonian Castle in Washington D.C. that yes, I actually took. Now, first order of business is to mess with the photo.

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    In terms of editing, PicLab is pretty basic. You have your crop and rotate, your brightness, saturation, exposure, etc. Then again, the picture just the background, it’s not meant to be the focus of your creation. And, as you can see above, the basics do just fine. If you’re really picky, feel free to run your picture through another photo editing app first, but I personally saw no need to. Also provided were several light effects, which I didn’t choose to use on this particular photo, but that are cool.

    Okay, that was the boring part. On to the meat of the app, which is the artsy stuff. By now, you probably have at least a general idea of how you want your poster to look (and if you don’t, then go back to the ‘Inspirations’ button on the first screen). Chances are you’re using an inspirational quote of some sort, though other viable options include improving scrapbook photos, creating wedding announcements, etc. Any way you choose to use PicLab, you have plenty of options.

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    I counted 77 fonts, and didn’t even bother trying to count the number of doodles and other things available. While we’re still on the topic of text, though, make sure you experiment a little. You can curve the line of text, shrink or expand it, change the alignment, create separate text blocks with different fonts/sizes, etc. I kept mine relatively simple, all things considered.

    When you’re reasonably satisfied with the results, move on to the tab labeled ‘Artwork.’

    Here’s where you can get really creative. There’s all kinds of doodles, pre-done labels, banners, and other things that you can add to your picture. Let it be known that mine almost had a whale on it.

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    Like I mentioned before, there’s all kinds of themes to the artwork. Love, summer, cartoons, moms, it’s all there. There is a small catch here though. Just about half of the categories are in-app purchases, denoted by a tiny dollar sign in the top right corner, which you can choose to buy separately (as a category) or you can just buy all additional artwork at once for $2.99. Since I already paid for the app, I was perfectly happy to stick to the stuff that was included, which proved to be plenty. That being said, there are some really cool things available for purchase.

    Again, I decided to stay relatively simple, and just chose to add a little texture to my creation. Once you are happy with yours (read: tired of messing with it), the blue checkmark in the upper right saves your poster and gives you the option to share it in a variety of ways.

    Remember, at Prints on Wood.com, you can upload your photo via camera roll, Facebook or Instagram.

    Here’s my finished product:

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    And I really can’t wait to see it printed on wood.

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    Looks pretty good if I don't say so myself!  Printed on natural gloss it looks like it would fit in just fine next to the posters in my professor's office.

    All in all, I would give this app 3 stars out of 4, and a recommendation to my friends.

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    There were many positives, including the numerous uses for the app (you now know where my Christmas cards are coming from) and the design options that it gave, as well as the inspiration for those of us who weren’t entirely sure where to start. The app itself was fairly intuitive, and though it took a little getting used to, once I figured out what everything did, it was easy to navigate. The reason that this app doesn’t get that fourth star, though, is those in-app purchases. Come on, guys. I already paid for your app. Additionally, there were several annoying freezes and other bugs that need to be worked out to make the app more user friendly. For example, a few times I had trouble with moving both font and art around the screen, which got rather frustrating.

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    For more information on PicLab HD, please visit: http://piclabapp.com/

  • CHOPPING BLOCK: MAT MILLER

    In this digital age where computers are credited for making everything better, easier and simpler, one wonders if the art of illustration using good ole fashion pen and paper will eventually be lost?   What would fine art become with out the hand drawn images on textured panels?  I for one hope we never find out.  As we sit down with UK illustrator Mat Miller, we find the passion for creating, learning, questioning will never be lost in him as he blends the art of illustration and technology seamlessly.

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    POW:  First and foremost I have to say your art is amazing! It's so intricate and vivid. Is there a central message you intend to communicate with your pieces?

    Mat:  Thanks very much!  There isn’t so much a central message but I do hope to create pieces that enable the viewer to take a little time out and explore some of the detail that I enjoy putting in there.  I try to combine this with compositions and subject matter that are dream like in appearance.  I’m not one for heavy themes in my work but if it enables others to ponder on their own questions surrounding a piece then I’d like to think I’m doing my job properly.

     

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    Forest Warden by Mat Miller

    POW:  I noticed many of your subjects are animals, but never ordinary zoo animals. Your animals seem to almost have special powers…. is there a reason for this?

    Mat:  I always feel like there is more to our animal cousins than meets the eye.  I like to think that they have altogether different purposes on this planet than we presume and I try to illustrate this in my work.  This is where the fun comes in and I can and ask questions of myself creatively and technically.

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    Land of the Sleeping Giant by Mat Miller

    POW:  I understand you're originally from the U.K where you studied Creative Imaging at the University of Huddersfield. Have you always known you wanted to be an artist? Was there a particular moment and experience you can remember as the turning point where you realized this is what you wanted to be?

    Mat:  I think I’ve always known that I’d like to pursue a career in art and design in some shape or form. When you enjoy something from an early age and have the added bonus of being told that you’re quite good at it by your friends and teachers then it kind of becomes part of who you are.

    In 2009, a year after graduation and completely out of the blue, I received an email from Digital Arts Magazine here in the UK. They asked if I wanted to be included in the best young illustrators feature in their upcoming issue and I was over the moon.  At this point in my life I was quite low with my father having died a few years previous and I was lacking any real direction in terms of my artwork and life in general.  Seeing the final printed page spread gave me a real kick up the backside and a lot of confidence to move forward with my work.  This was without doubt the biggest catalyst to moving me to the place I’m at today.  I should stress that this place still only feels like the start of where I want to be.  There are so many things that I want to refine and do better and lots of things I want to achieve.

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    POW:  Looking at several of your pieces, one of them being "Terror from Above", which is more traditional, and then comparing and contrasting it with "Doom and Bloom" for example, which is heavily influenced by surrealism, which style would you say you relate to most?

    Mat:  I definitely relate to a surrealist approach in my work today more than ever.  ‘Doom and Bloom’ however, was quite an early piece of mine and although I’ve taken something forward from creating it as I do with every piece I make, I’m working in much different style now.  I think you can see this from my most recent works in my Prints On Wood gallery. To me it’s a better representation of the work I enjoy making as opposed to the work I thought I ought to be making when I was a little more naive.

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    Journeying Spirit by Mat Miller

    POW:  There is no doubt that you find inspiration in other artists and their works. Such is apparent in "The Unstoppabull Force", where you channel Katsushika Hokusai's "The Great Wave of Kanagawa". Are there any other artists that you look up to and are moved by?

    Mat:  Absolutely!  Some of them are also on Prints On Wood.  Jeff Soto’s work is always an inspiration.  He is truly one of a kind and I think his influence on a new generation of artists will be very apparent in the future.  Rodney Matthews is also a man in a league of his own.  I discovered him back in school when researching imagery for Lewis Carroll’s poem, ‘Jabberwocky’.  He has remained a favourite since then and I hope to meet him one day.  Others in no particular order include Salvador Dali, Alphonse Mucha, Camille Rose Garcia, Yves Klein, Greg Simkins, Aaron Horkey, H.R.Giger, Yuko Shimizu and Joe Fenton.

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    POW:  Where do you come up with most of your ideas? Are you ever swayed by other art such as music and films?

    Mat:  Most of my ideas come as a result of daydreaming at inappropriate moments and taking the odd walk out into nature.  Scribbling down words and doing good old-fashioned brainstorming is a big part of my creative process and a fun part of it too.

    I constantly have music playing as I’m working.  It’s not directly inspiring for me but is very conducive for creativity.  I’m a big film and anime fan.  I love the worlds that Guillermo Del Toro and Hiyao Miyazaki make.  I think they should work together.

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    Thank you Mat for taking the time to answer a few questions and inspire us to find more creativity in our everyday life.

    For more information on Mat Miller, please visit his website: http://www.matmillerillustration.com/

  • CHOPPING BLOCK: JONATHAN HABENS

    Is life all that different on the other side of the ocean?  We share the same obsessions, fane over the same designs, find a common ground of passion for the arts.   After a few minutes with Jonathan Habens, I forget he is half a world away and realize what a wonderfully small world the internet has made us.

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    POW:  Is it inappropriate to tell you how much I fangirled over your Game of Thrones synopsis/illustration? Do you get that reaction from many of your collectors/fans?

    Jonathan:  Yes I did, but I am a fan myself so I completely overlook the fan-girl hysteria and usually join in with Game of Thrones chat. I would love to create some work that would be featured at one of the Mondo/HBO art show.

    POW:  Apart from your art talent, I read both you and your mother have a talent for singing. Is this something you have ever pursued?

    Jonathan: Yes, My mother is very musical, and growing up I was involved quite heavily in Musical Theater and dabbled with some instruments. However I must confess, I am nowhere near as good as her, and although I love to sing it has become a rather private love affair.

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    POW:  A lot of your work seems focused on androgyny and gender expression. Has this always threaded through your artwork or has it evolved, becoming more previvalent in recent years?

    Jonathan:  I wouldn't say a lot of my work, I have always been fascinated by portraits. Androgyny worked its way into my work from trying to capture more of a fantasy, ethereal look. Old oil portraits of angels and even some Greek statues have this combination of beautiful & strong human forms.

    Whilst at university I met lots of people with so many varied styles & aesthetics, I realized that someone’s aesthetic could really tell their story through a portrait. From there the peaces just fell into place.

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    POW:  You mentioned still preferring to start with pencil and paper. Is this considered ‘old-fashioned’ in the art world? At what point in the creation of your art pieces do your images become digital?

    Jonathan:  I think their will always be a place for traditional techniques; printmaking, drawing and painting onto canvas. I personally enjoy working away from the computer, there is so much you can create with technology and I do appreciate how talented many digital artists are, but for me it’s almost too much. I can’t edit/undo my ink drawings and I like that restriction!

    POW:  A lot of your work featured on your Tumblr is on t-shirts. How did you become interested in working with textiles? Do you see yourself with a clothing line someday?

    Jonathan: Absolutely, it's a big dream of mine to design for fabrics, even wallpapers. I love seeing the application of my drawings onto different textures and mediums, I have actually spend the last month screen-printing T-shirts to showcase at some ‘art to sell events’ this summer.

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     Squirrels by Jonathan Habens

    POW: On that same line, how do you think the print on demand art sites has changed the art community? Do you think it has a positive or negative effect or neither?

    Jonathan:  I think it's a great way for new artists to test the waters, I was so excited when I first realized how easy it was to set up and account and have the potential to sell world-wide.

    POW:  I understand you are on several print on demand websites, how has your experience with Prints on Wood differed from the other print on demand art sites?

    Jonathan:  I love the look of Prints on Wood, I've featured the link button first in the top left of my website. It’s nice that they are able to specialize to art-prints, and I have noticed they really celebrate the artist’s story. I do think it takes time to build up an audience for each different platform, I am hoping that by collating my different shops, all linking back to my new website, it will become easier for people to find what they want.

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    For more information on Jonathan Habens, please visit his website at:  http://www.jonhabens.com/

  • APP REVIEW: MOMENTAGE

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    Call me old fashioned, but my primary social media site is still Facebook. That’s right. The grandaddy of all social media, and I’m still on it. That’s not to say I don’t have a Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc. but Facebook is still the first thing I browse when I wake up in the morning.

    However, an event last week finally prompted me to start looking beyond good old Facebook and start exploring my options. It was a conversation with my grandmother that went a little bit like this:

    “I’m on this website now. Book face, or something like that. Do you know what I’m talking about?”

    Know? Well, I just about fell out of my chair. My 80+ year old grandmother, who has not yet embraced the concept of texting, is now on Facebook. But it got better:

    “Do you know how to work this thing? My cousin says she wants to be my friend. What does that mean? Can I be your friend? I don’t want too many people on mine, so don’t tell your friends, okay?”

    Yep. I’m going to be Facebook friends with my grandmother. Scary, right?

    So in my epic (and hasty) quest to find a new social media site, I stumbled upon Momentage.

    You’ve never heard of Momentage. Heck, I’ve never heard of Momentage. But it’s one of those things you’ll get interested in, and fast.

    When I first opened the app, I was greeted with this sight:

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    Kind of adorable, right? The shoes, not the girls. This is basically the overall newsfeed for Momentage, where you can see and be jealous of the wonderful photography featured. Now sufficiently humbled, I followed the prompts to swipe right.  With the first right swipe you see the newsfeed specifically of people you are following, the next swipe displays your account activity, and the final swipe shows your brand new account. Since I chose to set mine up using Facebook, (I know, I know) my current profile picture was just transferred, as was my name and information.

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    Next on my list was to create my own moment. The plus sign in the top right corner gives you the choice of taking a picture through the app or uploading from your camera. Since I had just visited lovely San Diego, I decided to use some of pictures from that trip.

    I chose six pictures, which I then beautified using Momentage’s standard touch up options. My advice to all you budding photographers? Filters aren’t the only way to edit your photos. Play around with all the other options, like brightness, color saturation, etc.

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    As I mentioned, I have Instagram and often get frustrated with it. Why can I only post one photo at a time? Momentage doesn’t limit you, nor does it flood your timeline if you want to post more than one photo. There is also the opportunity to post video/sound clips, which is cool if you want to expand the impact of your collection. You get to name your moment, write a description, and create hashtags. #because #yesican #whoevencameupwiththesestupidthings?

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    For your critiquing pleasure:

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    Then, just to rub it in all your friends’ faces that you’re on a cooler app than them, you can share your moment to various other social media platforms.

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    Momentage is like Instagram’s sleeker, cooler cousin. If you are interested in art or photography, or just like to see good art and photography, then this is your app. Plus, for all you hipsters, there is the added bonus of joining before it becomes cool.

    Now let's check out how this Moment looks printed on wood!  Hey, wait a minute, I have six photos in my moment, do you know what this means?  I can take advantage of Prints on Wood's 6 prints for $75 special offer.  Just add six 5x7 or 6x6 prints at ¼” thickness and any finish to your cart, enter the promo code 6FOR75 then check out.

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    Ta da! My beautiful moment paired with spectacular wood canvases is sure to be a winning combination!

    As far as social media apps go, this is a gem. Didn’t I already bore you with praises of the photographic quality of everything on this app? Cause I wasn’t kidding. If you want any kind of inspiration or to see real artistic talent, then I highly encourage you to try this out. I freely admit that I’m not tech savvy (to my father’s disappointment) but this interface is sleek and completely intuitive. Every comment I’ve seen so far is kind and constructive, and did I mention that most of the photography is jaw dropping? Overall, I’d give this app 4 stars, and I’ve already recommended it to my friends. Not my Facebook friends, mind you.

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    Move over, Instagram. Momentage is on its way up.

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    For more information on Momentage, please visit: http://www.momentage.com/

  • Spotlight on Marc Allante

    We've gotten so many new featured artists here at Prints on Wood, but today I just want to shed some light on one artist whose work has caught my eye: Marc Allante. This Hong Kong artist draws inspiration from watercolors and Chinese ink paintings to create beautiful animal portraits and provocative scapes.

    This one is my favorite, titled "A Portrait of Hong Kong". Just look at those colors!

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    And if lions are what you love, he's got another one titled "Repose":

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    Spectacular! Now, there is a choice to purchase these prints with white finish or a natural gloss. The colors are surely to pop with the recommended white finish, but I say if you want that true jungle feel, out of the wild, go with the natural wood backing. When a natural wood is layered with these untamed portraits, it looks amazing.

    Jump on over to Marc Allante in the Featured Artists to see more of his work!

  • Comic-Con Prints!

    Alrighty, so Comic-Con is finally here in San Diego! Woo hoo!

    I'll be attending on Saturday and Sunday, and I'll post some pictures when I get back, along with some fantastic gift wood print ideas for that loveable nerd in your life. :)

    In the meantime, I'd like to draw you attention to The Octopus Tree House. They're a featured artist here on Prints on Wood, and they specialize in something very close to Comic-Con's heart....Star Wars!

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    My personal favorite is the Birthday Party one, featuring Boba Fett and Han Solo carbonite balloon.

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    So if there's a Star Wars lover in your life, don't hesitate to get them a cute print from The Octopus Tree House. And stay tuned for next week, when I post some Comic-Con pictures and talk about great do's and don't's of print designs!

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