Category: Art & Film

Living Out Loud in 2016: A Roundup of Art — Discover

Explore collage, watercolor, sculpture, textiles and more as we celebrate art in 2016. via Living Out Loud in 2016: A Roundup of Art — Discover

Celebrating the Rise of Superwomen — Discover

Carolyn Cocca on women superheroes and contemporary femininity: “But diversity, authenticity, and complexity in storytelling and characterization engender tolerance and empathy by showing us that anybody can be a hero.” via Celebrating the Rise of Superwomen — Discover

Life drawing 1. Exercises. — Trevor Mill Graphic Designer Ltd

Back into another session of life drawing at the wonderful Mary Ward Centre. Nice to see some familiar faces. Drawn with both hands at once on an A3 cardboard envelope. 10 minutes. The other side of the envelope. A drawing exercise where we screwed the paper up first. made with a ‘claw hand’. A3. 15 […] via Life drawing 1. Exercises. — Trevor Mill Graphic … Read More Life drawing 1. Exercises. — Trevor Mill Graphic Designer Ltd

Life drawing 3. Rhythm and colour — Trevor Mill Graphic Designer Ltd

Here’s a compilation of paintings from the session, quickly photoshopped. Using up the orange Farrow and Ball tester pot, a colour named Charlotte’s Locks. Each separate figure took around 15mins. This my well be worked on. As usual the thought was to energise the reclining pose, transforming it from slumber to a broiling seascape. I’ve taken reference photography on the […] via Life drawing 3. … Read More Life drawing 3. Rhythm and colour — Trevor Mill Graphic Designer Ltd

Be Thankful…..Always! — DREAMS AND ESCAPES

Been touched by these words. Good morning everyone. via Be Thankful…..Always! — DREAMS AND ESCAPES

Blogging the Stories of India’s Handicrafts: How Jaypore.com Promotes Its Brand — Discover

The blog of online store Jaypore.com tells the stories behind their products and celebrates the artisan communities of India. via Blogging the Stories of India’s Handicrafts: How Jaypore.com Promotes Its Brand — Discover

Saints in the café. — Trevor Mill Graphic Designer Ltd

These are two local gentlemen. One wears Rasta clothes and nail varnish, the other a nice fedora. Both have walking sticks, which gave me a link to bring them into the same image. Media used: Wood base, acrylic, pencils, metallic paint, gold paint, silver paint, mod lodge (a painting glue), gesso, white gold leaf, retoucher’s varnish, […] via Saints in the café. — Trevor Mill … Read More Saints in the café. — Trevor Mill Graphic Designer Ltd

Claudia McGill and Her Art World — Discover

Claudia McGill came to art later in life, but never stopped creating once she did. On her site, she shares work that spans several media, including collage, sculpture, and acrylics. via Claudia McGill and Her Art World — Discover

A Reading List About Utopias — Longreads Blog

Here are five stories about utopian societies. via A Reading List About Utopias — Longreads Blog

Man Plays Joke On New York With Fake Staten Island Ferry Octopus Attack Story — CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — If history is bunk, as Henry Ford suggested, then what would one call a new “ferry tale” from Staten Island? As CBS2’s Steve Langford reported, a statue has appeared with a dedication to the passengers and crew of the Staten Island Ferry who were brought down by a giant octopus back… via Man Plays Joke On New York With Fake Staten … Read More Man Plays Joke On New York With Fake Staten Island Ferry Octopus Attack Story — CBS New York

On drawing food as an art

On drawing food as an art — and an emotional process. via “Have Your Cake and Draw It Too”: Food Illustrators Reflect on Taste and Memory — Discover