Visual literacy and reading widely

If our goal with children is to help them move towards a readerly life where they’re capable and confident in being able to read just about anything we put in front of them, then we have to look at the reality of what types of texts and literacy is expected out in the world. Visuals…

A Hidden Art Form You’ll Flip For

– It’s a magic book art. I am one of those rather strange artists, who paint pictures that people can’t see; it’s a discreet painting, it’s only there when you know how to unlock it, now you see it, now you don’t. My name is Martin Frost, I am what’s known as a fore-edge painter,…

Speed – a digitally printed success story

The speed campaign demonstrates the power of digital print. It is not only relevant for creatives and content owners but also demonstrates brand owners and brands how to fuel emotional engagement with digital print. In combination with variable data digital print can drive effectiveness and create measurable response. Horst decided to print this book digitally…

Sun Tzu’s The Art of War | Overview & Summary

Welcome to I Am Your Target Demographic and before we can dive in, we need to talk about pronunciation. The ancient Chinese general that we’re discussing today is often called Sun Tzu but that’s not really an accurate pronunciation. As the book has been translated from its Mandarin roots, the title has been changed and…

Vlogging with Sanne

Hoi, I’m Sanne from Books and Quills. Originally from the Netherlands, I moved to the UK six years ago. I make videos about books, language, culture and the publishing industry. Everyone’s got something that they’re passionate about and vlogging is a great way of sharing it with the world. Today, with the help of Canon,…

Art As Experience: Book Club #2 | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

OK, folks, I was about 20 pages into our current book club read, John Dewey’s “Art As Experience,” when I realized that very few of you were actually going to read this book. Yeah, because it is impenetrable. So we’re not going to pretend that you actually read this. Instead, this is going to be…

Online Museum Training – Photographing Collection Items

I’m Peta Knott, Project Manager of Victorian Collections and today I’m at a collection store to give you some tips on photographing collection items. A significant part of caring for historic items is digitising them. This can take the form of creating a digital scan of documents, photos and books or it could be photographing…