Line of Sight: One-Point Linear Perspective

LINE OF SIGHT: ONE-POINT LINEAR PERSPECTIVE

In one-point linear perspective the infamous "vanishing point" is not so much some intangible object in the distance as it is the location...

The Expressive Torso

THE EXPRESSIVE TORSO

Above: a selection of Ancient Greek and Roman sculpture. Including the famous Laocoön , a torso from the Parthenon frieze , and the...

 
 
 
Seeing Simplicity in Nature

SEEING SIMPLICITY IN NATURE

The 5 Platonic Solids. Above: Various examples of figure drawing that emphasize the basic geometric forms found throughout nature....

Metamorphosis

METAMORPHOSIS

 
 
 
J.J. Grandville: LES METAMORPHOSES

J.J. GRANDVILLE: LES METAMORPHOSES

Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard (1803 - 1847) generally known by the pseudonym of Jean-Jacques or J. J. Grandville, was a French caricaturist...

The Pinecone and the Golden Spiral

THE PINECONE AND THE GOLDEN SPIRAL

In geometry, a golden spiral is a logarithmic spiral whose growth factor is φ, the golden ratio. That is, a golden spiral gets wider...

 
 
 
Overlapping Lines

OVERLAPPING LINES

Guno Park Ghada Amer / Julie Mehretu Mitchell Cooper Student Work / Pontormo

Durer: Attention to Detail

DURER: ATTENTION TO DETAIL

 
 
 
Drawing Process: Kuniyoshi

DRAWING PROCESS: KUNIYOSHI

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (歌川 國芳, January 1, 1798 - April 14, 1861) was one of the last great masters of the Japanese ukiyo-e style of woodblock...

Josef Albers: Figure Studies

JOSEF ALBERS: FIGURE STUDIES

 
 
 
Design Graphics: Architectural Renderings

DESIGN GRAPHICS: ARCHITECTURAL RENDERINGS

The above images were scanned from the book Design Graphics by C. Leslie Martin, 1962. The precision in some of the drawings reminded...

Design Graphics: Paraline vs. Perspective Drawing

DESIGN GRAPHICS: PARALINE VS. PERSPECTIVE DRAWING

PARALINE DRAWING PERSPECTIVE DRAWING The above images were scanned from the book Design Graphics by C. Leslie Martin, 1962. I found...

 
 
 
Egon Schiele: Self-Portraits

EGON SCHIELE: SELF-PORTRAITS

Above: various self-portraits by Egon Schiele (1890-1918).

Oblique Projection

OBLIQUE PROJECTION

Above: a colored and warped example oblique projection. Below: Oblique drawing step by step visual guide

 
 
 
Isometric & Oblique Drawing

ISOMETRIC & OBLIQUE DRAWING

Above: detail from a David Hockney painting where he sits working in a room rendered as oblique projection. Above: Paul Noble Above:...

The See Through Portrait

THE SEE THROUGH PORTRAIT

MRI of human head from top to bottom MRI of human head from left to right above: student work from the Minneapolis College of Art &...

 
 
 
Line as Boundary

LINE AS BOUNDARY

Andy Warhol Andrea Zittel / Andy Warhol Arturo Herrera / Bruce Nauman Carol Dunham / Chloe Piene Chris Ofili / Christian Holstad John...

Line as Movement

LINE AS MOVEMENT

Basquiat Brice Marden / Mark Grotjahn Cai Guo-Qiang / Gary Simmons Charlene von Heyl Franz Ackermann / Gerhard Richter Georg Baselitz Keith...

 
 
 
Line as Pattern

LINE AS PATTERN

Bruce Conner Agnes Martin Bridget Riley Bruce Conner Emma Kuntz Kelley Walker / Liz Larner

Line as Structure

LINE AS STRUCTURE

Fred Sandback Los Carpinteros / Ed Ruscha Barry le Va / Jackie Ferrara Echo / Bruce Nauman Martin Puryear / Rachel Whiteread Paul Nobel...

 
 
 



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 ...

08 Albatross Avenue House / Studio Workshop

08 Albatross Avenue House / Studio Workshop

© Andy Macpherson Architects: Studio Workshop Location: Miami, Australia Category: Houses Lead Architects: Rory Spence, Jonathan Nelson, Chris Knapp, Joel Hutchines Area: 912.0... Read more ...

Hunters Hill House / Joshua Mulders Architects

Hunters Hill House / Joshua Mulders Architects

© Luc Remond Photographer Architects: Joshua Mulders Architects Location: Hunters Hill, Australia Category: Renovation Lead Architects: Joshua Mulders Other Participants: GPM... Read more ...

Contemporary Landscape of the Southwest, "Sedona," by Amy Whitehouse

Contemporary Landscape of the Southwest, "Sedona," by Amy Whitehouse

Oil, 16" x 20" $150 Sedona is magical day or night. I wanted to capturethat joyful and surprising qualitywith this painting of Sedona at night. Read more ...

Mixed Media Collage Landscape Painting,Trees "Walking in the Woods" © Carol...

Mixed Media Collage Landscape Painting,Trees "Walking in the Woods" © Carol Nelson Fine Art

"Walking in the Woods", 10x10 inches, by Carol Nelson This collage landscape has several different paper components that add texture and interest to the... Read more ...

Dancers, Ballet Dancers, Little Girls Dance,Pink Dresses, Figurative Fine...

Dancers, Ballet Dancers, Little Girls Dance,Pink Dresses, Figurative Fine Art Oil Paintings "Dance Class" By Texas Artist Debra Hurd

24"x36" Oil on Canvas/sold Commissions welcome, more info HERE Visit to Read more ...

Casa S / Christoffersen & Weiling Architects

Casa S / Christoffersen & Weiling Architects

© Tina Stephansen Architects: Christoffersen & Weiling Architects Location: Ry, Denmark Category: Houses Lead Architects: Erik Weiling Nielsen Area: 398.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Fine Art Painting for Sale, Blue Art...

Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Fine Art Painting for Sale, Blue Art “UP” by Contemporary Expressionist Pamela Fowler Lordi

30"x30"x.75" Acrylic on Canvas/Available Read more ...

Follow Nectar-Hungry Birds as They Soar Through New Automated Flip Books by...

Follow Nectar-Hungry Birds as They Soar Through New Automated Flip Books by Juan Fontanive

Artist Juan Fontanive constructs ornithology-oriented flip books which constantly loop with the help of a few hand-built mechanics. The still images are sourced from 18th and... Read more ...

Luminescent Sculptures by Shih Chieh Huang Reference the Spectacular...

Luminescent Sculptures by Shih Chieh Huang Reference the Spectacular Attributes of Deep Sea Creatures

“T-24-L ” (2016-17), Mixed media, 12 x 14 x 14 feet, photo by Vince Ruvolo, all images courtesy of the artist and Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York Taiwanese artist Shih Chieh... Read more ...

Kiltro House / Supersudaka

Kiltro House / Supersudaka

Courtesy of Supersudaka Architects: Juan Pablo Corvalán, Gabriel Vergara Location: Talca, Chile Category: Houses Project Team: Pablo Sepúlveda, Miguel Angel Reyes Engineering... Read more ...