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Jillian Tamaki illustrates Goblin Market, a selection of poems by Christina Rossetti. Over the weekend I was browsing through Jillian Tamaki’s work and came across these illustrations she did for Christina Rossetti’s Goblin Market and Selected Poems.

Jillian Tamaki illustrates Goblin Market, a selection of poems by Christina Rossetti

I’m not personally familiar with the story, but it sounds like something I’d love. Here’s an overview from Folio Society: First published in 1862, ‘Goblin Market’ is an extended poem about two young sisters who hear goblin merchants hawking their wares. Lizzie urges caution (‘Their offers should not charm us,/Their evil gifts would harm us’) but Laura eats the forbidden fruit and falls into a frenzy, then a decline from which her sister must save her. Considered shocking in its day, it is one of the most beguiling ‘fairy tales’ in the language. I love how Jillian is able to capture this feminine idea of magic. You can grab yourself a copy of the book by clicking here. Letman. Absurd Overheard. Zoë Williams - Wool animals ~ MVS. Figure & Gesture Drawing Tool.

Acid Test. A Note on the Late Work of Jules Olitski. By Robert Boyd When I think of the work of Jules Olitski (whose work is currently on view at the MFAH in an exhibition called Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski up through May 6), I think of works like Monkey Woman (1962)--blobs of color soaked into unprimed canvas.

A Note on the Late Work of Jules Olitski

This is the Olitski of art history as we generally think of it. (That standard history might go like this: Modernism begins in the late 19th century. It moves unevenly through the 20th century to greater and greater levels of abstraction and essentialism, reaching a conceptual dead end in the early 60s, at which time post-modernism's anti-essentialist, anti-Kantian, theatrical approaches take over.) Olitski is an exemplar of the late modernist idea that a painting's essential qualities are arrangement of colors and flatness.

Jules Olitski, Monkey Woman, 1964, acrylic on canvas The thing is, Olitski just ignored that grand art historical narrative. 16-Year-Old's Wildly Fruity Self-Portraits. With just two and a half years of experience, 16-year-old Spanish photographer Cristina Otero captivates us with these zoomed-in self-portraits. Using fruit as her inspiration in this series entitled Tutti Frutti, Otero disrupts the conventional notions of feminine beauty and interacts with different fruits in a seductive performance for the camera. She draws the viewer in with her wide, innocent eyes while the bold, striking colors of her make-up complement each fruit. During an interview, she said that she loves photographing the human face because, “It’s like a dictionary of emotions and ideas, all you want in a person is there, written on her face, so easy to decipher.”

Using her own face as the canvas, Otero creates refreshing photos that are extraordinarily eye-catching. These self-portraits are filled with personality! Cristina Otero’s website via [Pokkisam] Street Art: Joshua Allen Harris' Inflatable Bag Monsters. Domestic Abuse in the Photos of Donna Ferrato. Art Inconnu - Little-known and under-appreciated art. Painting Intoxicated at 100 MPH.

It's almost as if Alexandra Pacula paints what she sees while driving drunk at 100 mph.

Painting Intoxicated at 100 MPH

"My work investigates a world of visual intoxication; it captures moments of enchantment, which are associated with urban nightlife," says the New York-based artist born in Poland. "I am fascinated by the ambiance of the city at night and its seductive qualities. The breathtaking turbulence of speeding vehicles and hasty pedestrians evoke feelings of wonder and disorientation. The vibrant lights become a magical landscape with enticing opportunities and promises of fulfillment. " Pacula paints with oil to recreate the feeling of dizziness and confusion. "I suggest motion in order to slow down the scene and capture the fleeting moments, which tend to be forgotten," she says.

Watercolor Stencil Portrait + TUTORIAL - MORE ART, LESS CRAFT. Okay kids, for leaving me all those wonderful and inspiring comments, I give you: Watercolor Stencil Portraiting - The Tutorial!

Watercolor Stencil Portrait + TUTORIAL - MORE ART, LESS CRAFT

Bear with me, it's almost midnight and I am exhausted, and I leave for vacation tomorrow. And I've never done a tutorial before. Hahaha. Okay. 1. 2. 2a. You should end up with something like this; 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Lassegg's Channel. POSTPOST. 1Z7Pa.jpg (2332×1749) Фото и рисунки, арт и креативная реклама. Joseph Crepin. Aloise. Le Facteur Cheval. Wolfli. Art Web Sites: 19th and 20th centuries.