It may come as a surprise, but you can unlock your inner artist by simply finding your unique drawing scale. This was the case for one person, who, after being told she “couldn’t draw” by someone important, believed it and gave up on her dreams of making maps and graphics. However, 10 years later, she found a newfound appreciation for her art when she started doodling on a budget list during a News meeting. She discovered she could produce perfect drawings of tiny objects, and soon enough, these small sketches developed into more than 1000 painted illustrations. Read full article here
Why Do Modern Pop Songs Have So Many Credited Writers?
The music industry has changed dramatically over the last few decades – with the number of songwriters credited on number one hits more than doubling. This is due to a combination of factors, including money, the computer and a changing definition of what songwriting is. For example, if The Beatles’ classic “I Feel Fine” was released today, it would likely have four writers credited instead of two, due to the influence of producers, samples and interpolations. With the rise of lawsuits, artists now preemptively add songwriter credits to their songs, even if the similarities between their song and the source material are coincidental. It all goes to show that the music industry is becoming more complex and competitive. Read full article here