Book on Zorn's Etchings Arrives in a Month

BOOK ON ZORN'S ETCHINGS ARRIVES IN A MONTH

A month from now, Dover Publishing will release a book on the etchings of Anders Zorn (1860-1920), for which I wrote an introductory...

René Gruau's Elegant Simplicity

RENÉ GRUAU'S ELEGANT SIMPLICITY

René Gruau (1909-2004) simplified his designs to the point of elegance. His father was an Italian count and his mother a French aristocrat....

 
 
 
American Masters Show Tonight

AMERICAN MASTERS SHOW TONIGHT

The Catskills plein-air painting “Old Mill Falls” is on exhibit now at the American Masters show in New York City through October 26. I'll...

What colors can horses see?

WHAT COLORS CAN HORSES SEE?

Horses don't see colors the same way humans do. Like other non-primate mammals, they can distinguish yellow and blue, but they can't...

 
 
 
Greenwich Alley

GREENWICH ALLEY

In Greenwich, Connecticut we stand up to sketch an alley with two parked cars. I like the way the alley goes down into shadow and then...

Lecture tonight in Connecticut

LECTURE TONIGHT IN CONNECTICUT

With Daniel Ksepka, Curator of Science at the Bruce Museum, and expert on Pelagornis, which I illustrated for Scientific American Thanks...

 
 
 
Haddon Sundblom Book Review

HADDON SUNDBLOM BOOK REVIEW

A new monograph on the art of Haddon Sundblom (1899-1976) is now available . Sundblom was dominant in the field of advertising illustration,...

Salmagundi Club Show Opens Tomorrow

SALMAGUNDI CLUB SHOW OPENS TOMORROW

This Dinotopia painting will be on view at the American Masters exhibit starting tomorrow October 8, 2018 at the Salmagundi Club in...

 
 
 
Boldini's portrait of Sem

BOLDINI'S PORTRAIT OF SEM

Giovanni Boldini , portrait of the caricaturist "Sem" In 1876 Boldini visited Holland, where he studied paintings by Frans Hals. Afterward...

Making a Hollow-Mask Illusion

MAKING A HOLLOW-MASK ILLUSION

The "Hollow-Mask Illusion" involves tricking the viewer into thinking a negative form is positive. Creating this effect involved: 1)...

 
 
 

12 PRINCIPLES OF ANIMATION

YouTuber Kaptain Kristian lays out the 12 principles of animation, as formulated by Disney veterans Ollie Johnston and Frank Thomas....

Painting a Lobster Wharf

PAINTING A LOBSTER WHARF

Here's the last painting from our trip to Maine: a painting of a wharf at New Harbor. Lobster Wharf, 5 x 8 inches, gouache The air...

 
 
 
Art Student's Questions

ART STUDENT'S QUESTIONS

An art student named Ross asked to interview me on a few topics to help him write an artist statement. How did you get started? I grew...

Francesco Paolo Michetti's Use of Photography

FRANCESCO PAOLO MICHETTI'S USE OF PHOTOGRAPHY

The use of photography was a big turning point for for Francesco Paolo Michetti . With photography, "I stole from nature more than...

 
 
 
Wyeth's Rockland Paintings

WYETH'S ROCKLAND PAINTINGS

The Farnsworth Art Museum is currently exhibiting a group of paintings that Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) produced in Rockland, Maine, where...

Can I Mix Different Brands of Gouache?

CAN I MIX DIFFERENT BRANDS OF GOUACHE?

Rei asks: Is it alright to mix gouache of different brands? I have some Winsor and Newton gouache in primary colors , but am interested...

 
 
 
Science Fiction Exhibit in Denmark Opens Today

SCIENCE FICTION EXHIBIT IN DENMARK OPENS TODAY

"Ex Machina" film still A major museum exhibition called "Into the Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction," with 6 major Dinotopia...

Paint-A-Cell-Tower Challenge

PAINT-A-CELL-TOWER CHALLENGE

Lattice-type or SST tower, gouache I painted this cell tower yesterday in gouache. Sometimes cell towers seem beautiful and delicate...

 
 
 
Lecture and Workshop Coming Up in Connecticut

LECTURE AND WORKSHOP COMING UP IN CONNECTICUT

I'll be giving a lecture called "How I Paint Dinosaurs: Art, Science, and Imagination" on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm...

Painting at Pemaquid Point

PAINTING AT PEMAQUID POINT

I had resolved to avoid the familiar subjects here in Maine-things like lighthouses, fishing boats, and waves crashing on rocks. But...

 
 
 



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 ...

T House / Creative Architects

T House / Creative Architects

© Hiroyuki Oki Architects: Creative Architects Location: Dĩ An, Vietnam Area: 160.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Hiroyuki Oki © Hiroyuki Oki Text description provided by... Read more ...

Barca azzurra

Barca azzurra

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Longing for a Soft, Docile 17C-18C Gentlewoman Tending Sheep - Pastoral...

Longing for a Soft, Docile 17C-18C Gentlewoman Tending Sheep - Pastoral Allegories

1630s Paulus Moreelse Lady as Shepherdess During the 17C & 18C artists painted their contemporaries as personifications & allegories, & often painters would put the faces of... Read more ...

The Hofvijer 4 and 5, The Hague

The Hofvijer 4 and 5, The Hague

De Hofvijver, DH 4 oil on canvas - 55 x 45 cm painted on location - 29 Sept. 2018 € 580 Further developing this series, I decided to walk down the street towards the... Read more ...

Aspen Tree Painting,BirchTrees, Abstract Aspens,Autumn Landscape...

Aspen Tree Painting,BirchTrees, Abstract Aspens,Autumn Landscape "Reflections of Autumn" by Colorado Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad

FRESH OFF THE EASEL.... 30"x15" x1.5" Acrylic on gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available Read more ...

Lovely at Wonderground Gallery: Part 2

Lovely at Wonderground Gallery: Part 2

The queen. In order to stay inspired as an artist, I find that it is best for me to constantly have multiple ideas and projects brewing. Every once in a while, though, I will... Read more ...

Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 Photos Leak

Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 Photos Leak

Zeiss is gearing up to add a fourth lens to its highly-acclaimed Otus lineup. New leaked photos are giving us a sneak peek at the upcoming Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 lens. The... Read more ...

House NM / Studio Ecoarch

House NM / Studio Ecoarch

© Marco Reggi photographer Architects: Studio Ecoarch Location: Varese, Italy Lead Architects: Arch. Mauro Rivolta Area: 260.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Marco Reggi... Read more ...

Magical Meadow, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Magical Meadow, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Magical Meadow12x12 oil on canvas This sunrise painting was inspired from the wild flowers sprinkling the landscape in the early morning light. It was a joy to witness this... Read more ...

Trends in Real-Time Rendering

Trends in Real-Time Rendering

Are architects really turning to real-time rendering for visualization? Epic Games, the creators of Unreal Engine , decided to find out with an independent survey. The results... Read more ...