Costumes

Lebedev's Oil Study

Lebedev's Oil Study

2 days ago   |   Gurney Journey

Klavdy Lebedev (1852-1916) did this oil study from a costumed model as a preparation for a larger painting. I'm just guessing, but he probably did study on an oil-primed...
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Back in the Girdle Again: Getting Fitted After a Year Untouched

3 days ago   |   NY Times

Confessions of an actress seeking reassurance - and sleeves - as she steps before a live concert audience again.
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Money Saving Photography Hack for Taking Self Portraits - Not a Selfie!

Money Saving Photography Hack for Taking Self Portraits - Not a Selfie!

5 days ago   |   Fine Art Tips

In this article I'm sharing a simple photography hack and a few tips for taking self portraits - and I don't mean a selfie. This is a way to create a decent portrait of...
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8 Vintage Queen Images!

5 days ago   |   The Graphics Fairy

8 Vintage Queen Images Today we have a stunning collection of Vintage Queen Images! Some lovely...
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Anthony Powell, Oscar-Winning Costume Designer, Dies at 85

8 days ago   |   NY Times

He was honored for “Travels With My Aunt,” “Death on the Nile” and “Tess.” He was also renowned for the outlandish outfits he created for Glenn Close as the evil Cruella de Vil.
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Overlooked No More: Bhanu Athaiya, Who Won India Its First Oscar

15 days ago   |   NY Times

Athaiya, a costume designer on more than 100 films, won the award in 1983 for her work on “Gandhi.”
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When Is the Met Gala in 2021?

26 days ago   |   NY Times

This year's Met Gala will be in September. The Costume Institute has announced its next big show. The subject: American style. Politics are involved.
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Digital Portraits Reinvent Classical Paintings by Enveloping Subjects in Garments and Masks

Digital Portraits Reinvent Classical Paintings by Enveloping Subjects in Garments and Masks

1 month ago   |   Colossal

“Hidden Perronneau” (2020), photocollage. All images © Volker Hermes, shared with permission Nearly a decade before masks became a ubiquitous part of our lives, artist Volker...
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The Biggest Influencers of the Pandemic May Not Be Who You Assume

1 month ago   |   NY Times

Forget Instagram. Cherchez the costume designers. It's time they got their due.
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Sarah's Questions about Costumes and Writing

Sarah's Questions about Costumes and Writing

1 month ago   |   Gurney Journey

Sarah, an art student at East Tennessee State University, asks: "How did you get inspiration for the costuming that the people in Dinotopia wear? And as someone that has...
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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 ...

On The Sunny Side

On The Sunny Side

Saturday Leftover Day. Tom Sims was a comic strip writer who is known for little else than his stint as a writer on The Thimble Theater, the strip that was known for... Read more ...

"Green Roof"

"Green Roof"

This is my demo painting I did two days ago for my One-Day Zoom Workshop. It was another successful one. The feedbacks from my 3 Zoom workshops so far have approved that using... Read more ...

Gorgeous Sunset With Magical Statues Of Easter Island Chile Watercolor

Gorgeous Sunset With Magical Statues Of Easter Island Chile Watercolor

I was always fascinated by monumental statues of Easter Island, Chile. Here is the watercolor painting of a gorgeous sunset on Easter Island with their Moai Stones. This... Read more ...

The Art Party Circuit Comes Roaring Back at Frieze New York

But even Michael R. Bloomberg, whose name graces the building, got stuck outside the Shed until he provided the proper Covid documentation. Read more ...

Got Masks? Here's What to Do With Them

As more people are vaccinated and guidelines around mask wearing are easing, some are finding ways to preserve, repurpose and recycle their face coverings. Read more ...

Jake Tapper's Hero Is Embedded With the Rat Pack, Hoping to Catch a Rat

Tapper's new thriller, “The Devil May Dance,” plumbs the connections among Hollywood, the Mafia and the Kennedy administration. Read more ...

Trying to Imagine Post-Pandemic Life? Virginia Woolf and Toni Morrison Can Help

“To the Lighthouse” and “Beloved” suggest how to envision a world we might actually want to re-enter. Read more ...

Making a Collagraph from Mat Board with Acrylic Gloss Varnish

Making a Collagraph from Mat Board with Acrylic Gloss Varnish

This is a post from Belinda Del Pesco's Art Blog Belinda Del Pesco . Acrylic Gloss Varnish Sealer on Mat Board Collagraphs When you make a collagraph plate from mat board , the... Read more ...

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More experiments with reduction printing

More experiments with reduction printing

This is a 7 color reduction linocut print on japanese mulberry paper, roughly 9 x 11 in size. Below are each of the different colors as they were printed. Read more ...