Artist Kerith Lisi is drawn to everyday materials (vintage books, ephemera, found objects, etc.) that would usually go unnoticed, but upon closer inspection reveal a beauty created through everyday wear and tear. Working with discarded materials invites exploration of ideas universal to the human experience: nostalgia, second chances, the beauty of imperfection.
Since the Old Stone Age, art has taken many different styles and forms. From ancient rock carvings and engravings to contemporary schools that call upon more immersive elements, there is a vast timeline of art history. Guest post by Emma Welsh of Invaluable
Max DeHart is a San Jose artist who does not limit himself to one medium. Most of his paintings are nature inspired or themed consisting of some sort of landscape and/or an inhabitant(animal) of that environment.
So, I’m standing at the top of the Eiffel Tower. In Paris. France. And I’m looking over towards the financial district, Le Defense, and I notice this building in the center of a park. Immediately, I think that it looks a lot like it was designed by architect Frank Gehry. This is a testimony to […]
I watch the model, I feel the tension of her movement in my own body. With my knife I make bold cuts in the block of clay, trying to capture the essence of the pose. I have to work fast, keeping the energy flowing, and when I start to see some life emerging from the clay, I feel alive too…
These podcasts feature amazing creatives who share their triumphs, failures, advice, techniques, insights and so much more. Sometimes the best way to get motivated is by listening to how another artists navigate their career and creative practice.
As a trained and educated chemist Andrew Irvine’s work explores the intersection between visual art and material science. Part alchemist and artist he creates beautiful pieces of ceramic wall art using raku, iridescent and lustre glazes.
We are thrilled to launch a brand new section on the My Art Resources website – Health and Safety for Artists.
Inspired by biology, botany and the other sciences Karen Carlo Salinger creates fascinating and unique orgomorphic art and sculptures.
By stretching your watercolor paper right, the possibilities are endless! You can create washes that cover your paper completely, drip color ALL OVER your paper, use sponges and credit cards to push the watercolor around, use plastic wrap and bubble wrap to create textures, whatever you like.