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'A five-year-old could have done that!' Do artists have it easy?

Regular readers of the Creativepool blog will know that, although I am no artist, I like nothing more than to spend several hours at an exhibition, having a good moan. True, I don't need to be in an exhibition to do that; Ed Reardon lives - he's 42...

Posted by: Ashley Morrison
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Inventive Instagramming

Instagram isn’t all about Kimye’s family portraits and belfies. It can also be a tool for you to forge your own online artistic identity. Why not get inventive with the Instagram format? With a little twist, you can use those grid lines...

Posted by: Jade French
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Features

jelly London at Secret 7", Somerset House

Secret 7" opens for another year tomorrow, at the swanky new venue of Somerset House. The hotly tipped exhibition, featured in this week’s Time Out, brings music and art together for a fantastic cause, and features 700 artists from all over the...

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CP Loves... Berlin's East Side Gallery

by Ashley Morrison Understandably, a lot of people hate graffiti, mainly because it takes the form of the pointless defacement of public or private property with little more than large and ugly "tags," carried out by people who are - usually -...

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Secret 7" sleeve artwork revealed

Now that Secret 7” is over for another year, and all the records have been sold, we can finally reveal which sleeve belonged to which jelly artist. The immensely popular exhibition, which took place at Somerset House, featured work from eleven...

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Looks: engaging a post-human existence

The new ICA show Looks is a group exhibition presenting work by the likes of Wu Tsang, Stewart Uoo, Juliette Bonneviot and Morag Keil opening 22nd April until 21st June. It’s an investigation into our contemporary relationship with technology,...

Posted by: Jade French
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Industry

How Fedrigoni led 19 artists against Covid-19 - #BehindTheIdea

Creativity can change the world. Every creative professional knows that, and you will hear that notion more and more this year, especially after a year as tumultuous as 2020. Knowing that, Fedrigoni set off to actually try and change the world for...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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The Top 10 most exciting 3D artists

The third dimension has been enticing artists for decades, but it’s only in relatively recent years that some incredibly talented creatives have been able to truly utilise the flexibility, the depth, the power and the potential of 3D artistry....

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Emerging contemporary artists you should definitely know

Looking at the contemporary art scene is not an easy task. Especially because the cutouts, themes, platforms and diversity are the size of planet Earth. One way that I always prefer is to find something in the artwork that takes me out of the...

Posted by: Daniel
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Grayson Perry and Apparata create A House for Artists in East London

Grayson Perry is working with London-based architects Apparata on an affordable-housing scheme with integrated studios for artists located in Barking, east London. A House for Artists is designed to provide relatively low-cost rental accommodation...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Bounce Cinema launches its mission to break new ground for young artists

Cinemas ain't what they used to be, that's for sure. The excitement of a trip to the silver screen to experience thrills, romance, adventure or intrigue has been slowly erased by the banal, sterile environment of the multiplex. Now, the tickets are...

Posted by: Magnus Shaw
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Top 10 best GIF artists of 2015

Recently the Adam Leibsohn, COO of Giphy, gave a talk about the importance of communication through GIFs (well, he would, wouldn’t he). But a partisan opinion aside, the tendency to rely on GIFs to communicate our thoughts and feelings online...

Posted by: Jade French
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#CompanySpotlight on music supervision and production specialists SIREN

SIREN are a small team of experienced and award winning producers & music supervisors who love music and are based in Central London. They collaborate with a global network of extremely talented composers and producers and our goal is to answer your...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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St Luke’s help us climb towards our financial dreams | #BehindTheIdea

St Luke’s has kicked off its first work for credit app, TotallyMoney with a TV & Online campaign that demonstrates how with the right guidance and support, people can climb higher and reach their goals. Recent TotallyMoney research found that...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

How to hire a great 3D visualiser

Regardless of what type of business you run, there has never been a greater need for top 3D artists. 3D models and renders are vital to an incredibly wide range of different business areas and without a 3D visualiser to lay the foundations for the...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Monetising the metaverse | #PredictionsMonth

There’s been a lot said about the metaverse over the last few years and, let’s be honest, little of it has been resolutely positive, at least as far as Facebook and Mr Zuckerberg are concerned. But there are companies out there looking to...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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The children’s book made with AI in a weekend – is it creative?

At what point does a genuinely interesting experiment become an “affront to artists everywhere?” That’s the question I shall aim to answer over the next 500 or so words. It’s a quandary that revealed itself to me when perusing...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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10 books that every creative should own

While our lives might be online now, and that’s probably not going to change anytime soon, there is still something quite special about a physical book. When the initial wave of Kindle fever kicked off in the early years of the 21st century, I...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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How to Turn Rejection into Opportunity in the Creative Industry

Image by upklyak on Freepik Walt Disney relocated to Los Angeles in the early 1920s to try his hand at acting after his first cartoon venture failed. Walt also failed in this endeavour, but he did produce Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, in what would...

Posted by: YDJ Media
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The painter who became a film director | #MemberSpotlight

Natasha Kinaru is a Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer and Editor who got her start in oil paintings and drawings before finding her true calling as a director. Today, we discuss how and why she transitioned from the slow and meditative world of...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Industry

Are robots replacing us?

This is a question those in the creative industry have probably asked themselves in the past few years. Hugo Evans, senior designer at We Are Tilt has a decade-long career spanning branding, print and digital. The arrival of artificial intelligence...

Posted by: We Are Tilt
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Dipping an OREO into marmite with style | #BehindTheIdea

OREO has launched a new campaign celebrating all the different and playful ways people eat the iconic cookie and encouraging them to share their quirky rituals and pairings. Highlighting the unique ways UK consumers enjoy their OREO cookies, the...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Workshop

How to hire a great motion graphics designer

The profession of motion graphics design is relatively new on the design front. Technology-enabled design professions are growing. And there are so many different types of designers out there, it’s tricky to keep them all straight! There are...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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The Tokyo agency that took on the world and won | #CompanySpotlight

Global design-driven creative agency monopo is an independent creative agency born in Tokyo, with offices in London, New York and Saigon that helps brands be their most inspiring selves. Their goal is to inject personality into digital design and...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Top 10 most exciting art directors on Creativepool

Art Directors are the masters of creativity and the ones responsible for steering the visual and thematic heart of a project. They are responsible for what commercial campaigns look like and guide the hands and imaginations of various creatives to...

Posted by: Benjamin Hiorns
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Industry

Zero to virtual production hero in 14 steps

Virtual production has arrived with a bang. Big name producers - most famously for The Mandalorian - are filming with huge state-of-the-art LED walls as virtual backdrops, instead of going out on location. But you don't have to be Disney to create...

Posted by: We Are Tilt
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Putting the POP in pop culture with Hannah Gillingham | #MemberSpotlight

Hannah Gillingham is a UK based freelance digital illustrator and artist. Working with a conceptual approach to illustration, she creates painterly illustrations of her favourite characters from pop culture and design illustrated posters, exploring...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial
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Bowie: what can creatives learn from Moonage Daydream?

David Bowie was a true renaissance man - a musician, actor, writer, artist, producer and more. His creative influence resonates as much today as it did when he was ‘Ziggy Stardust’. How Bowie approached his creative life, his influences...

Posted by: Red Setter
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Workshop

Designhouse open intruiging new doors for Numis | #BehindTheBrand

Designhouse has crafted a bold new identity for leading investment bank Numis, to align with a new phase of strategic growth as Numis shake off legacy perceptions that it was “just a corporate broker”. The identity is centred around a...

Posted by: Creativepool Editorial

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