Jean Muir is dead. Long live Jean Muir. You can see this sculpture by Glenys Barton and hear Muir talk about her aims as a fashion designer if you visit the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh before 30 September. The Speaking Likeness exhibition uses archived recordings of some of Scotland’s biggest stars – William Gladstone’s voice echoes from 1889, the late Labour Party leader John Smith talks about his dream of a Scottish parliament, writer Irvine Welsh discusses the prejudices of the literary establishment and Billy Connolly cracks jokes about shipyards. But the best has got to be Lulu singing Shout. Will Madame Tussauds catch on?
Announced at this year’s Adobe Max conference, designers and illustrators will be able to use the image editing and design software on a touchscreen device in 2019.
Adobe’s latest piece of software enables designers, illustrators and artists to create lifelike oil and watercolour paintings on-screen using their stylus as a paintbrush, and also allows them to delete
Familiar symbols of music production such as play, pause and fast-forward were used alongside photographs of current students to create an “active” look.
The galleries in Great Missenden explore the life of the children’s author, who lived in the village – an inspiration for many stories – for 36 years.