Anna Boberg's Painting Rig

ANNA BOBERG'S PAINTING RIG

Swedish artist Anna Boberg (1864-1935) was a self-taught innovator, and she developed an unusual design for a plein-air easel. Anna...

Google Removes "View Image" Button

GOOGLE REMOVES "VIEW IMAGE" BUTTON

Google removed the "View Image" button from its image search results, with the goal of forcing users to visit the website if they want...

 
 
 
Ed Vebell's Nuremberg Sk

ED VEBELL'S NUREMBERG SK

Westport illustrator Ed Vebell died last week at age 96. One of his most remarkable experiences was sketching at the 'War Criminals...

Illustration Research Center Proposed for Stockbridge

ILLUSTRATION RESEARCH CENTER PROPOSED FOR STOCKBRIDGE

In what may turn out to be a Valentine's gift to illustration scholarship, The Norman Rockwell Museum is considering turning the former...

 
 
 
Tips for Selling Digital Products

TIPS FOR SELLING DIGITAL PRODUCTS

Sellfy is one of the companies I work with for distributing videos and other digital content. Basically what they do is host the files...

Book on Coby Whitmore is in the works

BOOK ON COBY WHITMORE IS IN THE WORKS

Publisher Daniel Zimmer is taking preorders for a monograph on 1950s illustrator Coby Whitmore coming out this June. Coby is one of...

 
 
 

PAINTING AN ABANDONED FACTORY

Across the tracks from the supermarket is an abandoned factory where people once built mainframe computers. Here's a video. After IBM...

E. T. Compton's Mountainscapes

E. T. COMPTON'S MOUNTAINSCAPES

E.T. Compton, Piz Morteratsch, view from Fuorcla Boval on the northern flank Edward Theodore Compton (1849-1921) was an English-born...

 
 
 
Video on Jeremy Mann now on YouTube

VIDEO ON JEREMY MANN NOW ON YOUTUBE

The film about painter Jeremy Mann by Loïc Zimmermann, called "A Solitary Mann" is now available for free on YouTube. It's a moody...

THE GARDEN PARTY FILM

The Garden Party is an animated film where frogs and toads explore an abandoned mansion and make a startling discovery. It was produced...

 
 
 
Concept Art for the Early Mardi-Gras

CONCEPT ART FOR THE EARLY MARDI-GRAS

Assuri” costume design by Carlotta Bonnecaze for the “Myths and Worships of the Chinese” theme, Krewe of Proteus, 1885: Carnival Collection,...

HOW OLD FOLKS TALKED IN 1929

Old people were lively and well spoken a century ago. Some of the people in these video clips were born earlier than 1840, with one...

 
 
 
Color and Light Deal

COLOR AND LIGHT DEAL

If you were thinking of getting Color and Light, I happened to notice that it's at a really good price on Amazon right now. The price...

Rhinecliff Dock

RHINECLIFF DOCK

Rhinecliff has an active train station and was once a busy ferry terminal on the Hudson River. Rhinecliff Dock, 8 x 10 oil An old iron...

 
 
 
Painting Across Edges

PAINTING ACROSS EDGES

Alexandre asks:"I heard you mention several times in Gouache in the Wild (including the painting of the liquor store sign) this idea...

Football in an Age of Illustration

FOOTBALL IN AN AGE OF ILLUSTRATION

American football came of age during the Golden Age of Illustration. J.C. Leyendecker Famous illustrators of the time were asked to...

 
 
 
A.B Frost's Characters

A.B FROST'S CHARACTERS

My biggest tip for character designers is don't look only at the work of your contemporaries. If you want your style to be fresh and...

Thesleff's 'Echo'

THESLEFF'S 'ECHO'

Ellen Thesleff was a Finnish artist with a feeling for lyricism. Her painting "The Echo" shows a young woman calling out in the morning...

 
 
 
Bouguereau in His Studio

BOUGUEREAU IN HIS STUDIO

This photograph of William-Adolphe Bouguereau in his studio shows the painter halfway up a ladder refining the line drawing for a large...

Curator Removes a Painting 'To Start a Conversation'

CURATOR REMOVES A PAINTING 'TO START A CONVERSATION'

The Manchester Gallery of Art's Curator of Contemporary Art, Clare Gannaway, has removed "Hylas and the Nymphs," the 1896 painting...

 
 
 



Original Contemporary Colorful Wildlife Leopard Painting "Leopard" by...

Original Contemporary Colorful Wildlife Leopard Painting "Leopard" by Colorado Artist Nancee Jean Busse

The MEOW! series is an expression of joy. Beautiful big cats, bright colors, abstract backgrounds. This series was pure fun to paint. 6x18 Acrylic on Cradleboard /SOLD Fine Art... Read more ...

Google Removes "View Image" Button

Google Removes "View Image" Button

Google removed the "View Image" button from its image search results, with the goal of forcing users to visit the website if they want to copy an image file. Google made the... Read more ...

CALIFORNIA IMPRESSIONIST COASTAL SEASCAPE by TOM BROWN

CALIFORNIA IMPRESSIONIST COASTAL SEASCAPE by TOM BROWN

“NATURE'S FINEST” features Laguna Beach, an artist's colony in Southern California. This is an original oil painting on a 9x12 inch canvas panel. It is priced at $350 and can... Read more ...

House ML / Arquipélago Arquitetos

House ML / Arquipélago Arquitetos

© Pedro Napolitano Prata Architects: Arquipélago Arquitetos Location: Paraty, Brazil Architect In Charge: Luís Tavares, Marinho Velloso Area: 140.0 m2 Project Year... Read more ...

Abstract Seascape,Beach, Ocean Coastal Living Decor "Emerald Reflections" by...

Abstract Seascape,Beach, Ocean Coastal Living Decor "Emerald Reflections" by Colorado Contemporary Artist Kimberly Conrad

Kimberly Conrad Contemporary Art "Pouring Color Into Your Life" FRESH OFF THE EASEL... Original abstracted seascape painting. 11"x14" Acrylic on 140 lb Cold Press Watercolor... Read more ...

2 Houses in Chigny / dieterdietz.org

2 Houses in Chigny / dieterdietz.org

© Adrien Comte and Mikael Blomfelt Architects: dieterdietz.org Location: Chigny, Switzerland Lead Architects: Dieter Dietz, Vincent Mermod, Manuel Potterat Area: 701.0... Read more ...

WUJU JAE, JE / 100A associates

WUJU JAE, JE / 100A associates

© Kim Jae Yoon Architects: 100A associates Location: Gwangju-si, South Korea Lead Architects: Kwang il An, Solha Park Area: 165.0 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Kim Jae... Read more ...

Abstract Mixed Media Seascape Painting "Ocean Blue" by Colorado Artist Carol...

Abstract Mixed Media Seascape Painting "Ocean Blue" by Colorado Artist Carol Nelson

This painting has lots of texture and a watery feel. Parts of the painting were poured areas of color that were allowed to flow together, creating beautiful color harmony. This... Read more ...

Fishing Boats Painting, Fine Art, Seascape, Watercolor "OCRACOKE HARBOR INN...

Fishing Boats Painting, Fine Art, Seascape, Watercolor "OCRACOKE HARBOR INN" by Carolyn Zbavitel Artist

I painted this en plein air while staying at The Harbor Inn on Ocracoke, NC. This is a quaint Bed and Breakfast, in a beautiful setting with all of the amenities you can enjoy... Read more ...

Mixed Media, Contemporary Landscape Art “A Kiss of Sunlight” by Contemporary...

Mixed Media, Contemporary Landscape Art “A Kiss of Sunlight” by Contemporary Artist Gerri Calpin

Contemporary landscape. Heavy textured with acrylic paint applied with a palette knife.Composition continued on all sides and may be hung with or without a frame. 12"x12"x1.5... Read more ...