Sunday’s colourful image is by Michigan based artist Timothy Orikri. For more information, see my post earlier in the year or visit TimothyOrikri.com.
Born on July 6, 1907, in Coyoacán Mexico, Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón is one of the most internationally known Mexican painters of our time. Kahlo survived many difficult events in her life including polio around the age of six, and a bus accident that left her permanently disabled. Kahlo did not intend to […]
1. The term Trompe-l’œil, (French for “that which deceives the eye”), is an art technique where the artist reproduces realistic images that fools the viewers’ eye into perceiving an image as three-dimensional. Artists have been creating Trompe l’oeil art since the discovery of perspective techniques dating as far back as 400 B. C. and it […]
Lawren Stewart Harris (1885–1970), one of Canada’s most important and influential painters, was also the driving force behind the famous Group of Seven, and the founding member and first president of the Canadian Group of Painters. Through his life and work, he inspired three generations of artists to paint unbridled by convention, and along with […]
I’m a little under the weather today. In the meantime, please enjoy the wonderful work of Moonywolf on deviantART.
Born in Gary, Indiana in 1966, Charles Grogg is an American contemporary artist and photographer. He currently resides in southern California where he produces fractured photographic images printed in silver and sewn through or in platinum and palladium on handmade Japanese washi which are restitched into whole images and frequently feature tethers, sutures or other […]
Apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music.
I’ve been stumbling again. This week I came across the illustrations of artist and fellow Canadian Sara Tyson. Tyson studied at the Ontario College of Art and has had a successful career for over twenty years, creating images for major publications such as Harvard Business Review, The Washington Post, The Globe & Mail, and Reader’s […]
Takao Tanabe, considered one of Canada’s leading painters and printmakers, has shown work nationally and internationally for over sixty years. Though he studied in New York, Tokyo and London, it was his native area of the coast of western Canada that attracted and inspired him to move from the Abstraction painting of his youth to […]
Another Monday Mixx – Enjoy!
Annie Owens is a native of California’s Bay Area and is currently living in Albany as the co-founder of Hi-Fructose magazine. She’s shown in various gallery group exhibits over the last three years with her first solo show last May. Her work is Primarily rendered in watercolors and ink on paper. Her figurative paintings depict […]
Introducing Lost & Found, a collection of three jaw-dropping stories: The Red Tree, The Lost Thing, and The Rabbits, by New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Shaun Tan. A girl finds a bright spot in a dark world. A boy leads a strange, lost creature home. And a group of peaceful creatures loses their […]
Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1975, Matthew Curry majored in illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design. “Curry is a twice Grammy nominated designer, illustrator, painter, and the principal of the award winning design studio, Imagefed, based in Washington DC. The visual language Matthew Curry has developed is easily recognizable on album and magazine […]