“Born in 1971 in Boston, MA, Jessica Joslin grew up collecting flies off the windowsill to look at under her microscope. Ever since, she has been enchanted with collecting a magpie’s array of remnants from the natural world. The collection gradually grew to include obsolete bits of antique mechanical mechanisms, hardware and other oddball artifacts. […]
I was looking for a laugh today when I luckily came across the illustrations of New York based artist Sedova Elena. Elena works in a variety of mediums from traditional and digital. To see more of her work, visit Rabbiteam.com.
As I read through bios and interviews of photographers that I feature, one name often comes up among them that is listed as a favourite or major influence. That name is Japanese photographer Hiroshi Nonami. Born in 1954 Matsue City, in the Shimane Prefecture of Japan, Nonami graduated from the Osaka Photography Academy in 1974 […]
Alfred Cheney Johnston was born on April 8, 1885 in New York to a wealthy family who had connections with New York’s upper class. In 1903, Johnston attended The Art Students League of New York but transferred to the National Academy of Design in New York in 1904 where he studied illustration and experimented with […]
A little Saturday Fun! Peter de Sève’s illustration and character designs are known throughout the world. His work spans three decades and various media, including magazines, books, print and television advertising, animated feature films and magazines. Best recognized for his many New Yorker covers and his character designs for the three blockbuster Ice Age movies […]
Another interesting video from PBS Off Book. “Though often overlooked, Graphic Design surrounds us: it is the signs we read, the products we buy, and the rooms we inhabit. Graphic designers find beauty within limitations, working towards the ultimate goal of visually communicating a message, be it the packaging of a product, the spirit of […]
You should always respect what you are and your culture because if your art is going to mean anything, that is where it comes from.
The artist known simply as Amose was born in 1979 and currently lives and works in Lille, France. Amose studied illustration at the St. Luc Institute in Belgium. Amose works in various mediums including illustration, traditional painting, spray painting, and screen printing. His work is inspired by artists such as Vitché and Vasko, Schiele, Klimt, […]
This was just too cool not to share! It’s a pen that can draw in the air! 3Doodler is the 3D printing pen you can hold in your hand. Lift your imagination off the page! Discovered via Colossal.
Happy Fourth of July to all of our American friends and fans! In honour of this day, DAF presents a collection of Fourth of July covers from one of America’s most enduring magazines – The Saturday Evening Post. Most of these images were created by J.C. Leyendecker but there are a few others, including the […]
Our friends at Digital Room are sponsoring another great giveaway! This month’s prize: 500 High Quality Business Cards – an important and essential marketing tool for any artist, photographer, or freelancer. The lucky winner will have their choice of : 2 x 3.5”, 2 x 2” (square card) or 1.75 x 3.5” (slim card) 14 […]
“There is no must in art because art is free.” —Wassily Kandinsky Wassily Kandinsky, Composition VIII, 1923, Oil on canvas 55.1 × 79.1″ (140.0 × 201.0 cm) New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum See more Art Quotes here. Learn more about Wassily Kandinsky a, key artist in the development of 20th century abstract art.
Your Weekly Mixx – Enjoy! DAF’s Weekly Mixx is a selection of nine contemporary artworks chosen from artist and gallery submissions and from our own search for new and interesting works. Visit the Submissions page for information on how to have your art featured in the Weekly Mixx.