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Blog.SpoonGraphics. Don't Believe Your Eyes. Matthew Albanese is artist who fascinated with special effects and magic. Matthew own a stunning artwork collection of photographs that will blow your mind with their realistic presence. On the left side in gallery you can see the final image and on the right you will be able to see how image was created using his special effects. Scroll down and enjoy in today’s gallery with 15 beautiful artworks.

Box Of Lightning Diorama for Box of Lightning.. Backlit etching in plexiglass painted black. How to Breathe Underwater Diorama made out of walnuts, poured and cast candle wax, wire, glitter, peanut shells, flock, plaster, wire, dyed starfish, compressed moss, jellybeans(anemones), sponges, wax coated seashells, toothpaste, clay, figs, feathers, Q-tips, nonpareils. A New Life Diorama made using painted parchment paper, thread, hand dyed ostrich feathers, carved chocolate, wire, raffia, masking tape, coffee, synthetic potting moss and cotton. Breaking Point DIY Paradise After The Storm Salt Water Falls. Confessions. 2012 Las Vegas, NV Interactive gallery installation in The Cosmopolitan that invites people to anonymously share their confessions and see the confessions of the people around them in the heart of the Las Vegas strip. Amidst casinos, restaurants and bars, Chang invited passersby to write confessions on wooden plaques in the privacy of confession booths.

Chang arranged the anonymous plaques on the gallery walls like a Shinto shrine prayer wall, painted select responses on 4’x4’ canvases, and orchestrated the space with an original score by Oliver Blank. The project explored the design of safe spaces for anonymity, vulnerability, understanding, and consolation. 2012, Las Vegas, NV. Gallery - Himitsuhana photography. Phyllis Cohen - Face Facts - Man Maid. On identical female twins, I used highlight, contour and blush colour to transform a half face of one twin into a super-feminised version of herself while I transformed her other twins half face into a super-masculinised version of herself.

Understanding the differences between masculine and feminine features and knowing how to play them up or down provides a great starting point for analysing what looks will work or what adjustments will be needed to make a look work on any particular face. Everyone's face is made up of female and male elements, a wonderful mosaic of masculine and feminine features. Compared to the most sophisticated recognition computers, people can determine the gender of a face in the fraction of the time. The hormonal surge of puberty creates the big differences of a male and female. Testosterone especially changes the bone structure of the face dramatically. It caused the brow bone and jaw to increase substantially and triggers the growth of facial hair. continue » Light Painting: Dinos, Aliens, and Skaters. California based illustrator Darren Pearson (a.k.a. Darius Twin) is constantly scouting for locations to execute his light paintings.

He works by night using a flashlight and camera set for long-exposure. And his final images are what you see here, without any digital montaging. Pearson’s work is currently being sold as paper and canvas prints at Etsy. Photos © Darius Twin Via Light Painting Photography. Art and Design Blog » Incredible and Exciting Artwork from Creative Mints (+ Process Shots) Pen Drawings. (Weekly Story Theme: Romance) There is no other love like an illustrator’s hand and its pen.

These two spend hours together everyday, inseparable, and when they are not together, the hand years for the cool grip of its beautiful slender pen. Andrea Joseph hand knows this feeling well, and his hand and its pen have been committed to each other for years now, and now on Creative Tempest they renew their vows. Open Seed Arts. Openseedarts.blogger - Carole Ohl. Still Life Drawing Lessons : How to Draw Still Live Objects with Step by Step Tutorials for Photo-Realistic Art, Cartoons.

Adding Dark Tones for a Still Life Drawing Video Tutorial Areas in your still life for adding dark tones and how to achieve darkness with a pencil on coquille paper; learn tips, tricks and more for creating great still life drawings in this free online art lesson on video taught by David A. Clemen. Art Made Easy : Drawing a Still Life A still life is a picture, painting, or photo of an object or group of objects arranged together. It could be a drinking glass, flowers in a vase, an old shoe, a collection of tools, or a pile of toys.

For this lesson, we’ll be drawing a still life from the photo below. Art Elements : Value / Tones in Still Life Art A very important element in, especially drawings and paintings, is value (or tone). Art 101 : Drawing a Still Life When you draw first look at the basic shapes. Drawing of Books, Glasses and Other Objects Follow the steps on the next pages and you will see how easy it is to develop a fairly complex subject. Drawing a Still Life : Little Urn Tutorial. Drawing lessons. 40 Free Tutorials on Advanced Drawing Techniques. 50 Clever Tutorials and Techniques on Traditional Drawing. Advertisement Traditional drawing is certainly way harder than digital and it is true that people are able to progress much faster digitally, but one should learn the traditional type of drawing and painting before starting digital drawing, since it often lays out the foundation for screen design.

This article contains a mixture of traditional drawing tutorials, drawing techniques and some methods for transforming and preparing your creations for screen design. Some are intermediate level and some are advanced tutorials that include general theory, useful tips, comic inspired art, sketch a pencil drawing, coloring processing, character sketching, shapes, proportional, perspective and much more. We hope that drawing tutorials and techniques in this post will be a great help to you. Traditional Drawing Tutorials Marilyn Portrait TutorialA truly fantastic drawing tutorial to learn how to draw a portrait of Marilyn Monroe with pencil.

Traditional Drawing Tips & Techniques It's done. Sketching Tips - Home. Sketchbookideas. Celebrating the Art of the Doodle: 20 Awesome. Faith Georgia Jabson Rodrigues molossus aka rooibas Jim Bradshaw Matt Lyon jdfy333 Sam Morrison Penny Raile Mariann Johansen Ellis celiaaa Roy Snippy Snippy Don Moyer Artimess Filippo Daniel Dors Sherrie Thai Dave Bollinger eklektick jdyf333 Check out the essay, “Beyond the Doodle,” by David Maclagan. Sketchbook Secrets: 50 Beautiful Sketchbook Scans. The sketchbook is—to borrow a term from the new millenniums’ popular discourse—an artist’s BFF. It’s a diary for the visually inclined—a place where artists can most comfortably explore their personal thoughts, work out their visual needs, practice, maintain a visual history, and hopefully create the unpolished work that will eventually lead to amazing work for the world to see.

But, sometimes, when we’re lucky, we get to see the process. Below are 50 beautiful sketchbook scans from 35 talented artists. Allen Sutton Mattias Adolfsson Laura More Amore David Fullarton Irena Zablotska Rafael Bertone Alena Lavdovskaya Beka Pkhakadze Christian Borku David Sossella f1x Grino Anna Rusakova Hanna Viktorsson Ignacio Veiga Irina Vinnik Jenkins Jenkins Jose Domingo Betancur Gomez Joshua Philippe Julia-Grigorieva Katia Petrunina Kyle Letendre L Filipe dos Santos Luishock Mamz Hu Michael Murdock Nacho-Yague Nicolas Cuestas Ooli razead Roger Haus Sabine ten Lohuis Taylor White Timothy Duong Trevor Henry Yissus Galiana Author: Shane Ward. 19 More Amazing Paintings, Not Photos. Easily one of the most popular posts on theMET to date is 19 Amazing Paintings, Not Photos. Over 200,000 people have visited this one page alone and just when we think it has reached its full potential, and breathed its last breathe, it comes raging back.

Now that it's almost a full 10 months to the day of this post, I thought I would update it with some new and exciting work. While some are brand new oil paintings created this year by artists we know and love, still others are from new artists we have yet explored. Take a look, below, you'll see how each artist has their own, unique style. Luigi Benedicenti [Via Bernaducci Meisel Gallery] Roberto Bernardi [Website] Lee Price [Website] Eric Zener [Website] Cheryl Kelley [Website] Hilo Chen. Untitled.

20 Most Popular Artist’s on EIL. Release Gentle Spirits, Kathleen Lolley Escape into Life presents the top 20 Artist’s with the most “unique” page views (views from a single IP address). John Kenn continues to be the most viewed artist. We made a showcase for Kenn because of the phenomenon his artwork has created on this site. There are currently 149 comments on the original post, involving arguments about the originality of Kenn’s work, namecalling, and effusive declarations of love. At 23,747 unique views in the last 30 days, we commend any artists who come even a fraction close to this number. 2. Kathleen Lolley 17,224 unique pageviews. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. EIL runners-up who come close to the 1,000 mark and have been in our top list previously are: Nick Brandt, Carolina Souss, and David Salle. Laura Laine - StumbleUpon. Mark Bryan :: The Art of Mark Bryan :: Paintings of Pictures from My Head. The Art of Alex Gross.

Briarpatch. TUTORIALS (draw) Eye Drawing tutorial - How to draw Realistic Eyes. Index>drawing tutorials >eye drawing tutorial I made this tutorial to show the different steps that I take in drawing a realistic eye. There are many different methods though, so don't rely purely on this one. :) I buy all of my supplies from Blick Art Materials .

Buying your stuff from that link helps me keep adding to this site. Step 1 For this tutorial I chose to draw one of the most trained eyes in drawing, Armin Mersmann's. I started with an outline of the eye. I have just a basic line drawing at this point. Step 2 I began darkening a couple of the darkest places in the drawing. Step 3 I started shading the eyelid and surrounding areas. Step 4 I got out my blending stump and began blending the graphite I laid down in the previous step. Step 5 I continued laying down tone with my 3B pencil paying close attention to small details on my reference photo. Step 6 I began working on the iris of the eye on this step. Step 7 I was half-way done with the iris at this step. The hand.

The hands are a notorious source of frustration. This section won't concentrate on the muscle structure, since the hand is very complex in this regard, and knowing this won't help much in drawing them. Instead, we'll look at proportions, range of motion, and possible simplifications. Structure and proportions Figure 2.20. Bone structure and proportions of the hand There is a very easy and surprisingly accurate way to remember the proportions of an adult's hand. The palm of the hand houses the metacarpal bones. The palm of the hand can be simplified to a box. Figure 2.21. Notice that the box does not line up with the contour of the fingers.

The two black arrows in the previous figure show how the little finger can move up and down. Figure 2.22. Take a look at some examples of how to use this model: Figure 2.23. The first one is a relaxed pose. This is certainly not the only way to draw a hand. How to Draw the Nose. Update 09-26-2012 – Above is a video version of this tutorial. For more video tutorials visit and subscribe to the newsletter In this tutorial I will go over the structure of the nose and give detailed information about the bridge, ball, and nostrils of the nose.

At the end, I will show a step by step of a nose drawing. The Major Planes When drawing the nose, I’ll usually start by indicating the 4 major planes – top, 2 sides, and bottom. Getting the angles of these planes correct is important to show the proper perspective of the nose in relationship to the rest of the head. Keeping it this simple in the beginning helps to ignore the details and focus only on the width to height relationship of the entire shape of the nose and to compare it to the rest of the features.

Anatomical Information I think the anatomical shapes in the nose are really interesting. The Minor Planes It’s important to memorize the subtle plane changes in all the different part of the nose. Drawing the Nose. Lackadaisy Expressions - StumbleUpon. Boy, I didn't know what I was getting myself into when I started this. I've had requests for some sort of expressions tutorial dating back a while now, so I figured, "Sure! I can explain expression drawing...and it'll be way better than all those tutorials out there that are nothing but charts of generic expressions. Yeah! Just give me a day or two to whip something up...

" Um. Sometime a lot more than two days later, I have this messy behemoth and the realization that I haven't a clue how to teach expression drawing. There's just so much material to cover, and so much of it is like intuitive language translation, I can't figure how to put it into tutorial form any more than I could draw a picture of how to speak Russian. Anyway, I found all I could really do was try to explain ways to teach yourself...and then add some pictures. - StumbleUpon. Art Journaling 101 - abstract - create explore paint. Art and stuff. Drawing Is Awesome.