Sgt Pepper Album Cover Art
by mfaris
09-07-2017

by Michael Faris What makes a good album cover? It’s a weird format, being square, which can be circumvented by a clever artist (by using background tricks to “reformat” it into a rectangle). It should somehow be visually related to the band and the music. It should somehow reflect the zeitgeist of the times or …
Failed Reception, a sad story of a love gone wrong, 16 x 12 inch oil on canvas board by Julia Strittmatter
by Lee Down
29-03-2017

We, artists, have many funny stories from our practice and sometimes we create unintentionally humorous paintings that we don’t always share with public. Today I would like to share one of mine (Julia Strittmatter) and maybe make somebody smile. It happened when I was taking still life painting class at art school. I had an …
understanding public art
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26-07-2016

Often people find themselves perplexed by Public Art and Art Installations. This wonderful short video featuring an adorable six-year-old host helps us to appreciate public art and how to engage further with it. Do you have a favorite Public Art in your neighborhood or city? Please share it in the comments. YouTube Description: Have you …
Tree of Life by Laura Zollar
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10-07-2016

I have a clear affinity for trees in art, but sometimes, there are some that are more vibrant than I expect. Laura Zollar’s “Tree of Life” is one example. This tree glimmers with life and joy. Viewers are given to view the sky, the leaves and the roots, all depicted as charming and beautiful parts …
Here Comes the Sun, 60 x 60 cm oil on canvas by Daria Zaseda
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21-03-2016

Daria Zaseda is an oil painting artist who is growing and branching out with new tools and experiments as she learns and develops her artistic talents. She shares with us her story. How did you get started with art? I’ve always wanted to paint. But I wanted it in a modern way: I was thinking …

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11-03-2016

Arts, Artists, Artwork interviews artist Mandy Joy. How did you get started with art? Art was always a hobby I enjoyed and sometimes felt good at. I never assumed I could be successful in making it a career though. When my husband and I bought a house with lots of large white walls, I just …
Up The Road, 39 x 29 cm acrylic on board by Steven Christian Reed
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09-03-2016

Steven Christian Reed’s paintings are some of my favorites. His work is always full of atmosphere and ambiance. I’ve selected four from his recent work to share with you. His art is for sale and the profile for Steven Christian Reed displays more of his work and provides access to his website and social media …
COLORHEAD by Moontain
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08-02-2016

We had a chance to corner Moontain, or Fred as he’s known to us, and ask him about his unusual style of art. His creative life is his whole being and time here on earth and he longs to connect with others over art, creativity, and surprise. Moontain lives and works in France. How did …
Your Forest(s) in the City Collection by Milly Martionou
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22-01-2016

Art World News with Christie’s article titled Antenna: 7 Hot Trends for 2016. It leads with “The decline of the art fair, growing interest in women artists and the emergence of treasures from the sea — Meredith Etherington-Smith looks into her crystal ball for the year ahead.” Arts, Artists, Artwork was saddened by the possibility that one trend would …

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17-12-2015

Tyler Stalman of SaatchiOnline video guide to taking the best possible photos of your artwork, using simple lighting and camera techniques. https://youtu.be/Vpj28da03JQ