Sf. Mihai or Archangel Michael was mentioned to me in particular by an ex-cop turned Santeria Priest named Rob at a Botanica about 20 years ago. Since then I’ve had a keen interest in this leader of the other archangels. I have often identified with the warrior archetype and he is a warrior. In the past I’ve made some sketches of him, this is the first mixed media work, paint […]
A painting and a resulting gif of my dodo in landscape, a 42cm wide by 29,7 cm height painting (yes it’s for sale unframed $280 or framed with a mat and simple black or brown frame for $330)
Popular culture art with an original mixed media work of Aurora the young singer songwriter. Combining traditional art creation processes with technology including deep dream, digital painting and working with layers upon layers there are many iterations of one image that all started with a piece of paper, paint, conte crayon, carbon and pastels. Here is a gallery with some of the final digital images.
Hannah Williams, University of Oxford Portraits are a fine art, so let’s embrace the selfie The BP Portrait Award 2014, which opens at the National Portrait Gallery this week, might seem to some like the celebration of a dying art. In our digital age, portraiture might seem to be less and less relevant when you can just snap a picture of someone with a camera. Or, of yourself. The selfie […]
Ai Weiwei has been in the news quite a lot lately so today we are sharing this article written by Anne Harris from Monash University. Later this week there will be more shared here as well. Thanks for visiting the blog and feel free to share your thoughts and opinions in the comment section. Below this article are a series of links to ‘#legogate‘ articles. Author: Anne Harris, Monash UniversityThe […]
I like a lot of different sytles and periods of art and normally favor painters over sculptors…Today in the Artsts I like series is Davide Dormino, a living artist, who some might think had the audacity to say anything in his project about freedom
Studies for the Liberty Project: Two Paintings Acrylic on stretched canvas 30x40cm Oil on canvas mounted on board 40x40cm Here are 2 recent paintings for a project that I am working on, for now I will call it ‘The Liberty Project.’ Over the last years it seems that there is a lot of hate towards immigrants in the US and in addition since the whole 9/11 incident the US government […]
Dog Photograph from his book The Animals Giacomo Brunelli does not publish basic photography, he creates works – herein lies the difference between art photography and photography in general. On a personal note I am particularly fond of animals as subjects in creative works. Here is a collection where animals are shown in ways that can evoke a myriad of thoughts, feelings and stir your emotions. You can see an […]
Artists I Like: Nathalie Alony In some instances in my Artist’s I like series you will see one work by a contemporary artist that I like. In these cases a link to their site is the most to offer as I don’t necessarily want to analyze their art or even have an opinion about it. Here is Nathalie Alony’s site where you can see more of her work.