Monday, June 23, 2014

Out Getting Ribs

Out Getting Ribs. Jean-Michel Basquiat. Pencil on Paper. 1982

Saturday, June 14, 2014

So Far... So Good

So Far... So GoodDarrel Perkins. Linocut. 2014. 5x7"

A Book is Like a Garden Carried in the Pocket

A Book is Like a Garden Carried in the Pocket (Chinese Proverb) Bookmark. Darrel Perkins. Linocut. 2014. 3x7"

Michael Jackson & Bill Russell

Singing in the Car

Monday, June 9, 2014

Marc Quinn - Myth (Venus)

From Juxtapoz:
On public display this week at Christie's auction house in NYC where it will be auctioned off as part of the Post-War & Contemporary Auction on May 14th is British artist Marc Quinn's incredible sculpture of a contortionist Kate Moss. Titled, Myth (Venus), the gorgeous painted bronze from 2006 envisions the iconic Kate Moss as a transcendent yogi adding to the idealized cover girl's already mythic pop culture status. And it's a steal at an estimated $800K—$1.2MM USD...

A.G. Cook - Beautiful

New poppy, summery song available for download.

Art School

Saturday, June 7, 2014

The Art of Egg Painting

Jungles in Paris travel the world documenting beautifully serene traditions and locations, and this short takes us to Romania,
where we learn about the process and heritage of painting elaborate and embroidered-looking motifs on eggs.

Tag, You're It

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Richard Welling Prints

Richard Welling (1926-2009) out of Hartford, Connecticut, made many strong linocut images in the 1990s.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

How to Paint Fish

I've put together an easy eight-step guide to painting fish. I used cadmium orange (with some cadmium yellow added), ultramarine blue, mars black, and titanium white oil paints, but other choices of colors or paints can reach a similar effect. If in a time crunch or organizing for a class, a single fish could be easily completed within an hour or two.