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I Had A Good Start. Painting My First Abstract

I Had A Good Start. Painting My First Abstract

1 month ago   |   60 Years of Making Art

When I was in art school, where I majored in painting and minored in advertising art, I was such a young, full of myself art student that I was sure that I could continue to...
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Working on Spec- A Blog Flashback

Working on Spec- A Blog Flashback

1 month ago   |   Tom Richmond

Originally posted 4/21/07 I was thinking the other day about how much the internet has changed the dynamics of freelancing, in terms of how illustrators communicate, conduct...
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Drawing Museum Island

Drawing Museum Island

1 month ago   |   Urban Sketchers

Whenever I visit a new place, I'm filled with two opposing thoughts. Firstly I want to pack in as much sightseeing as possible, secondly I want to do as much sketching as...
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Walter Gotschke Illustrates Adler

Walter Gotschke Illustrates Adler

2 monthes ago   |   Art Contrarian

Walter Gotschke (1912-2000) is considered by many automobile art fans as one of the very best in that field. Some background regarding him can be found here and here. I wrote...
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Beautiful Box of Sewing Pins Engraving!

2 monthes ago   |   The Graphics Fairy

Today I'm sharing this Beautiful Box of Sewing Pins Engraving! This beautiful drawing of a...
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Master of His World

Master of His World

3 monthes ago   |   The Fabuleous Fifties

Wednesday Advertising Day. Regular visitor may have noticed that I have not been keeping up my blog as often as I have been doing over the past ten years. The main reason for...
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Post No Bills

4 monthes ago   |   Tommy Kane

Chloe Kim has been the best thing about the ADlympics so far. I've watched it non-stop. I was wondering how all the snowboard companies got away with having enormous flying...
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Tell Them Mort Sent Ya

Tell Them Mort Sent Ya

4 monthes ago   |   The Fabuleous Fifties

Wednesday Advertisement Day. In 2007 , Mort Walker set up a give-away magazine for the Stamford area. He filled it with columns, ads and comic strips. Funny enough he did not...
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Sitcomics' “Z-People” Released Today!

Sitcomics' “Z-People” Released Today!

4 monthes ago   |   Tom Richmond

Startup comics publisher Sitcomics new line of “Bingebooks” officially release today in select comic book shops across the US and Canada, including “Z-People”, the title I...
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That Old Navy Magic

That Old Navy Magic

4 monthes ago   |   The Fabuleous Fifties

Wednesday Advertising Day. Some time ago I bought a rare advertising leaflet made by King Features for the new Hank Ketcham newspaper strip Half-Hitch of the late sixties and...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Why Artists Benefit from Travel

Why Artists Benefit from Travel

'A Visit to Provence' pastel after Van Gogh ©Karen Margulis I admit it. I have wanderlust. I always have. If I am not on a trip then I need to be planning the next one. When my... Read more ...

A Church Reborn

A Church Reborn

I met a man across the street from St. Rose Church on Broadway in Chelsea, Massachusetts, while drawing, who smiled when I told him that my grandfather was baptized in this... Read more ...

Spilled Milk Open Mic

Spilled Milk Open Mic

The Milk Bar Lounge (2424 E Robinson St, Orlando, Florida 32803) supports local poets by hosting a monthly poetry night. The poetry started around started around 9pm. That is... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Acrylic Painting "MAGNIFICENT METALS" by Arizona...

Contemporary Abstract Acrylic Painting "MAGNIFICENT METALS" by Arizona Artist Pat Stacy

This piece is painted with metal acrylic and patina, embellished with fine line work and pastels on canvas. It has a great deal of texture, and is an impressive piece of work... Read more ...

Miena:  Gentle, breezy, beautiful moving environmentsMiena

Miena:  Gentle, breezy, beautiful moving environmentsMiena

Miena: Gentle, breezy, beautiful moving environments Miena creates evocative and moody landscapes similar to that of Yutuu Toyoi. She delicately balances the drawing and the... Read more ...

Picking up spice from my palette

Picking up spice from my palette

Multi-colored tomatoes from the farmers market at Muscoot were a fitting subject my first painting of the summer. Colorful and juicy, they whet my appetite as I worked. So... Read more ...

People's Vote March

People's Vote March

I went on the march today for a People's Vote on the final Brexit deal. (My family are all EU 27 nationals and I'm an immigrant myself, so you can work out for yourselves why I... Read more ...

A Different Kind of Architectural Drawing: Léon Krier's Sk

A Different Kind of Architectural Drawing: Léon Krier's Sk

Courtesy of MIT Press When Louis Sullivan rang in the era of the skyscraper at the turn of the 20th century, the vertically soaring building-with its views and elevators-was... Read more ...

Flip at Fringe

Flip at Fringe

Local artist Adam McCabe wrote and directed Flip which is a bleak look at America's future in which very citizen is given a bluetooth switch at birth which can be flipped to... Read more ...

Try This Color Challenge this Summer

Try This Color Challenge this Summer

'A Place to Dream' 5x7 pastel ©Karen Margulis "You must try to match your colors as nearly as you can to those you see before you, and you must study the effects of light and... Read more ...