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Tree of Life: Exploring line, shape, space, pattern and color with oil pastels and India ink

TREE OF LIFE: EXPLORING LINE, SHAPE, SPACE, PATTERN AND COLOR WITH OIL PASTELS AND INDIA INK

18" x 24" Tree of Life by an 8th grade studentOil Pastel and India Ink on Paper Stoclet Frieze, 1909, by Gustav Klimt Gustav Klimt...

THE ART OF STORYTELLING

Now that you know how to use the six ways to make your artwork look three-dimensional , how to draw people using correct proportions...

 
 
 
Self-portraits: My two selves

SELF-PORTRAITS: MY TWO SELVES

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) painted this self portrait, while looking in a mirror, when he was only 15. What can you tell about the teenager...

Six Ways to make your artwork look three dimensional

SIX WAYS TO MAKE YOUR ARTWORK LOOK THREE DIMENSIONAL

The six ways to make your artwork look three dimensional 1) Overlapping (Objects in front partially hiding objects in back). To find...

 
 
 

DRAW A GEOMETRIC STILL LIFE BY PLAYING WITH BLOCKS

Geometric still life Watch my video on drawing cubes and rectangular solids: Practice drawing cubes using the video and step by step...

Drawing a Dr. Seuss Inspired City Scape

DRAWING A DR. SEUSS INSPIRED CITY SCAPE

Thursday March 2nd is Dr. Seuss's birthday, also known as 'Read Across America' Day. Many schools across the country hold celebrations...

 
 
 
SOLE Witness: Responding to the Holocaust with shoe sculptures

SOLE WITNESS: RESPONDING TO THE HOLOCAUST WITH SHOE SCULPTURES

These are the shoes of victims of the Holocaust. The individuals who wore them were gassed to death and cremated at Auschwitz concentration...

 
 
 



WIP: Raven Guard

WIP: Raven Guard

Some more 40k stuff I'm currently working on - Raven Guard! It's for the same army I've been working on on and off since 2014. More after the jump Read more ...

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, "IGNITION POINT" by Carol Nelson Fine Art

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, "IGNITION POINT" by Carol Nelson Fine Art

30"x15"x1.5" Mixed Media on Canvas/sold Commissions welcome. Read more ...

Jill's Csh Box at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Perfporming Arts

Jill's Csh Box at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Perfporming Arts

Jill's Cash Box is a Country Band that performed on the lawn in front of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts from 5 p.m.to 7 p.m. on Saturday night in April. The... Read more ...

“Stupid Watergate” - the animated feature film concept

“Stupid Watergate” - the animated feature film concept

“Stupid Watergate” - the animated feature film concept (credit to HBO's John Oliver for the title.) Stormy, Sedate, Stupid, Steadfast, Sanctimonious, Slippery, Screwed Read more ...

How To Make Calculations for Staircase Designs

How To Make Calculations for Staircase Designs

© José Tomás Franco This question can be basic and you may know the answer, but it's always good to remember some elementary calculations that help us to streamline the design... Read more ...

AD Classics: French Communist Party Headquarters / Oscar Niemeyer

AD Classics: French Communist Party Headquarters / Oscar Niemeyer

In March 1972, an article in The Architectural Review proclaimed that this structure was “probably the best building in Paris since Le Corbusier 's Cité de Refuge for the... Read more ...

Forever, IG: itsPeteski

Forever, IG:  itsPeteski

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RGB, Alexandra Grounds

RGB, Alexandra Grounds

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Ban Ban 1194

Ban Ban 1194

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Toothpaste for dinner

Toothpaste for dinner

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