Posts Tagged friday five
1. If you frequent our forums, today’s featured art should look familiar to you. Artist Alma Lee has been creating a series of digital artworks inspired by Tamara de Lempicka. Her latest, Dreamer, is my favorite in the series.
2. Did you know 71 percent of all art collectors having purchased art online? Read: How Mobile Technology is Accelerating Online Art Growth.
3. This year’s Twitter Art Exhibit is taking place in Orlando to benefit the Center for Contemporary Dance, Special Needs Classes. Deadline to enter is February 21st! I won’t be able to make it to the exhibit, but my art will be there.
4. Have you seen the Disney Dream Portraits by Annie Leibovitz? Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at Jessica Chastain as Merida.
5. Ever wanted to learn how to paint digitally? Concept Artist and Illustrator Matt Kohr has a FREE video library at CtrlPaint.com that begins with traditional skills and progresses into advanced digital painting. Did I mention it’s FREE?
1. I’m thinking green this morning with Valerie Woelk’s painting Koolaus Haiku, though I know much of the northern US was blanketed in white last night.
2. The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has an hour long video of a discussion with Richard Ormond, grandnephew of John Singer Sargent, and Erica Hirshler, co-curator of “John Singer Sargent Watercolors.”
3. How Left-Wing Politics Changed The Way We Make Art – from Jacques-Louis David to the Guerrilla Girls.
4. Register for the new 2014 free online workshops from Strathmore today. The workshops begin in March with Back to Basics
with Earnest Ward.
5. Top 5 Ways to Refresh your Creativity and get Inspiration for Art Making from ArtPromotivate.
1. Harlan’s needle felted creations always make me smile and this one sings of the holidays.
2. Illustrator Kelley McMorris shares an excellent tool to help you price your art – Toggl.
3. The Huffington Post has a list of the 30 Best Art Books of 2013. Have you read any? Would you add any?
4. Creating Good Art Karma is another invaluable article, and a must read, on art marketing from EmptyEasel.com.
5. How Our Camera-Phone Nation is Inspiring Artists – “Now that everyone is a photographer, artists are redefining what photography is…” I would love to know your thoughts on this article!
1. For the last few weeks I’ve been posting winter/holiday artwork in the Friday Five. Can you guess what Luda Angel’s painting, Ballerina, brought to mind this morning?
2. How to Photograph your Paintings – Another gem from Muddy Colors.
3. December’s Mandala of the Month by Maureen Frank is titled Impedimenta–exploring the baggage that halts our creative progress.
4. Fate of Detroit’s Art Hangs in the Balance – Have you been following this story?
5. Artist Transforms Eyelids into Works of Art <– So cool!!
Today’s Friday Five is a taste of the spectacular art created by our artists and shared on their blogs. Featured above is: Go with the Flow by Karen Winters, Rooster No 19 by Delilah Smith, Ice Queen by Jo Hards, Blue Square Plate by Stephanie Amos, and Superb Fairy Wren by Janet M Graham.
1. Blue Creek by Millie Gift Smith feels like November. For those of you with snow on the ground, stay warm and save us some hot chocolate.
3. EBSQ Artist Georgia Papadakis has an excellent How-To post for a DIY Tripod Arm and Video Set-Up.
4. November’s Mandala from Maureen Frank is titled Putting Ourselves Out There, making your dreams a reality. Love it!
5. Lastly, from the New York Times: Excursions in a Digitally Fabricated Landscape -‘Out of Hand,’ a Survey of Computer-Assisted Art