People can talk about art for hours, being fascinated with its creations and discussing their meanings, or appreciating the talent of artists. Professionals, as well as amateurs and just viewers literary enjoy arguing about the most crucial element, the most valuable thing in art. Well, we all can have various ideas and call that key element by different names: aesthetics, beauty, imagination, creativity, uncommonness, genius, etc. None of the statements will be wrong; however, none will be completely true either. Some may assume that maybe it is the combination of all those notions that makes the complex core of art… We, in our turn, like an idea once suggested by the French artist Georges Braque, saying that “There is only one valuable thing in art: the thing you cannot explain”.
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The return of the creature feature: it came from the cutting room floor! Sharktopus? Piranhaconda? Dinoshark?
There is no time to feel bad in spring. In fact, this season itself can even treat some minor conditions, as for example, moodiness and blues. The beauty of the awakening nature and the art of life (that is right, we can positively state that life is nothing but the form of art invented by some artist of genius) are also the powerful ways to get rid of some unhealthy symptoms. It would be fair to say that Cruzine magazine has its own methods of treatment of minor seasonal depression, anxiety, obsessions, phobias, and also such delicate condition as a broken heart. We usually prescribe the daily courses of such natural therapies as photography, illustrations, digital and 3D arts, architecture and advertising challenges, typography and technology treatments. Our motto can be “Curing with Inspiration!” and the most important benefits of our treatment methods are raising of the spirits, boosting the energy and vitality, and the increase of creative powers. Oh, and by the way, these treatments have no side effects!
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“How is something said? Loudly? With a tint of shyness? Does a rather small message take up a lot of space? The font Speech Bubbles gives the typographer a tool to make text speak – to give words conversational dynamics and to emphasize visually the sound of the message. The font includes a total of seventy outlines and seventy bubble backgrounds selected from a survey of historic forms.