Artist Shinichi Fukui teaches the methods of Japanese-style

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated by art. My bookshelves are brimming with artist biographies, exhibit catalogs and technique manuals. But regardless of my collection’s swelling proportions, I’m always on the lookout for its next addition—especially one that’s particularly novel. That’s why I had such high hopes for Modern Japanese Painting Techniques by illustrator Shinichi Fukui.

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9 Easy Cat Halloween Makeup Ideas for Kids and Adults

You’ve got your Halloween playlist on repeat, scary movie marathon ready to stream, but you still haven’t nailed down your Halloween costume.

And it’s nearly witching hour.

Luckily, you’ve got options. While you can always make a mad dash to the store to find a last-minute Halloween costume, you may be better off just staying home and coming up with

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5 Easy Steps to Improve Your Work-Life Balance

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Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is always important, but it takes on added importance during periods of high inflation, tanking stock prices and economic uncertainty. During these periods you might feel extra pressure to excel at work and protect your income.

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Blue and grey living room ideas: 10 ways to use this

When it comes to blue and grey living room ideas the options are endless.

A popular pairing, grey and blue are both versatile shades that together can be used to create myriad looks and interior styles, from calming coastal to dramatic and intimate, plus the two-tone combination works well with many other accent colors.

Whether you’re after a tranquil space

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