What better time than the present is there to start drawing? Whether you’ve kept a sketchbook, journal, scrapbook or a series of loose paper drawings, whether you’ve consistently doodled each day for years, sporadically added to the same (or several) different books never quite completing one, or failed to start one altogether… what follows is a list of helpful tips that I live by to spur my creativity and encourage me to keep a lively, over-used book of artistic brilliance.Continue reading “Inside My Sketchbook: Elmaz Ekrem – My Top 5 Tips”
It’s #WorldGothDay! Who else are we going to be talking about other than our favourite maverick man, Billelis?Continue reading “Behind The Scenes With Billelis”
“The piece below was originally a letter that I’d written to a former student. Since then it’s gone through a few alterations. I wanted to share it with you because it’s nearing the end of the school year, and as someone who keeps a thread to his past, I remember what it felt like to be there.
I don’t recall the specifics of why I wrote to her, but I wonder if it had to do with the uncertainties that come with being an artist, especially one who is about to graduate from school in a couple of weeks. I guess then, this letter is really an open letter to those of you who are in a similar space now.” – Marcos ChinContinue reading “An Open Letter to Art Students”
VISUALS! It’s all about the visuals. Delving into the analytics of our Instagram account always fascinates us to understand what our audience love to see, and it’s often what you wouldn’t expect. No surprises to this list though!Continue reading “Our Top 5 Instagram Posts In 2019 So Far and Why We Love Them”
Who else could we be talking about other than our nation’s true sweethearts? Dogs! Labradors, Springer Spaniels, Whippets, Poodles, Beagles… We can never seem to get enough. Here’s someone else who can’t (along with some incredibly cute pictures)…Continue reading “Getting Down and NERDy: Tom Disbury – Four-Legged Friends”
Our Earth’s temperature is rising, our oceans are warming and our ice is melting. News to nobody, right? But what does that mean for the future of our home and every living being in it?
With the need to take action against climate change greater than ever, NERD’s Sharon Liu shares her concern and passion for the environment through two heart-warming spots for The Climate Coalition’s #ShowTheLove campaign.Continue reading “NEWS: NERD’s Latest Signing Animation Director Sharon Liu on Climate Change Awareness Spots”
You have to feed imagination from a young age. Encourage those ideas, build on that creative vision and spark new ones as you go along, it’s all part of the process. But how far will you go to make yourself stand out?Continue reading “NEWS: It’s Your Time To Break Through… Calling All Student Creatives!”
What do you think of when you think of International Women’s Day? Do you think of freedom, equality, the history behind the monumental day itself?Continue reading “NERD Says… #WeAreEqual”
“I guess my most intense obsession is… SPACE!
I’ve always loved space and wanted to be an astrophysicist right up until I flopped my physics A Level.
But that didn’t stop me!
When’s the last time somebody told you that geek is the new chic? We want you to embrace, enjoy and indulge in your inner nerd! What better way to do that than by sharing with you our secret obsessions?
Introducing the mysterious, mythological world of Dungeons and Dragons…