London, UK artist Ben Slow “paints what he sees – in the urban environment, in the media and in the people of the city that he loves.” Working from his London studio, Slow finds an exciting dynamic in the contradictory relationship between the glamorous pop images and the raw, unrefined urban context in which such […]
Born on August 30, 1748, Jacques-Louis David was the leading painter of the Neoclassical movement – a reaction against the Rococo art and interior design in France. Preoccupied with drawing from an early age, David studied under Joseph-Mari Vien at the Académie Royale in 1766 and won the Prix de Rome art scholarship to the […]
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Born in 1973 in San Antonio, Texas, Jason Limon began making art at a very young age. Limon studied fine arts and graphic design at the Visual Arts & Technology Center at San Antonio College and began working in commercial graphic design in 1995. After twelve years of producing award winning logos and designs with […]
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, […]
I’m feeling a bit off today. In the meantime, please enjoy this painting by Deviant Artist – L Rushton.
Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.
Maurits Cornelis Escher, best known for his mathematically inspired prints, was born on June 17, 1898 in Leeuwarden, Netherlands. Escher spent much of his childhood in Arnhem where he attended school. Though he did well at drawing, Escher did not excel in other subjects and received poor grades. From 1919 – 1922, Escher attended the […]
This week’s Deviant is Canadian artist Félix Girard. Girard was born in 1988 in Sainte-Brigitte-de-Laval, near Quebec City. A self-taught artist, both of Girard’s parents are painters giving him early exposure to different artistic mediums and techniques. Girard’s influences include comics, Brian Froud, Jan Vermeer, Albrecht Dürer, Rembrandt, Salvador Dali, Gustav Klimt, Alphonse Mucha, William […]
One of my favourite websites for discovering new art is DeviantArt.com and I plan to feature artists from the site on a regular basis. While there’s a lot to sift through, the site’s organization makes it easy with it’s category organization and (if you’re a member) handy tracking tools to help you follow your favourite […]
Your first Monday Mixx of 2012 – Happy New Year everyone!
Born on November 12, 1840, in Mouffetard, a working-class district of Paris, France, Auguste Rodin is considered to be one of the most important sculptors of modern times. He began drawing at the age of 10, and at 14, attended the Petite Ecole – a special school for drawing and mathematics. Rodin was a promising […]
Born in 1956 in Paris, France, Eric Joisel has been creating his incredible origami sculptures since 1983. Joisel’s first exhibit was at Espace Japon in Paris in 1987 and he became a professional folder in 1992. Prior to working in paper, he studied drawing and sculpting and worked in clay and stone. Joisel prefers creating […]