Alberto Cerriteño WEEKLY DIG The weekly magazine of Boston, MA published my piece Blue Demon on their cover. BAK INTERVIEW (TURKEY) / Check it here. INTERVIEW: - You moved to Portland from Mexico City in the spring of 2005. How can you describe the feeling of missing your homeland? Well, it's complicated to describe that feeling, it's kind of a feeling that transforms itself through time in different ways...uhmmm, it's a weird mix of excitement and nostalgia. When you leave your homeland you learn to see life from another perspective and you're enjoying at the same time that you're dealing with the homesickness. Watercolor Portraits Watercolor on Paper 9″ x 12″ Watercolor on Panel 8″ x 10″ Watercolor on Paper 8″ x 13″ Pastel on Paper 6″ x 10″ Graphite on Paper 8″ x 10″
Anymade Studio: Works František Frank Frantík François Kupka Black Book — Fragile Cinema Sixpack France Reading the Cities Muah! Marguerite Sauvage A bouquet of personnal works for Exquise Exhibition Paris about feminity in women artists work. These illustrations were also exhibited by Nucleus Gallery, USA.Fashion, Fine Arts, Illustration2012
Rouleaux: Anastassia Elias’ New Book of Toilet Paper Roll Sculptures If you’ve visited any art or design blog over the last few years you’ve almost certainly run into the artwork of Anastassia Elias who made waves in 2009/2010 with her wonderful back-lit paper dioramas inside of toilet paper tubes. Today she announced a new book titled Rouleaux containing photos of 67 original works spanning 2009-2012. You can pick it up over on Blurb for about $22. ILLUSTRATION AGE Ready to supercharge your Illustration business? Introducing the Illustrator’s Survival Kit! Illustrators who want to take their business to the next level will love this critically-acclaimed collection of eBooks and Audiobooks! Rave Reviews: “Another great tool you are providing the artist who is interested in Illustration.
Egon Schiele : History of Erotic Art Egon Schiele (1890 – 1918) was an Austrian painter. As a favorite protégé of Gustav Klimt, it was thought that Schiele would go on to be Klimt's successor were it not for Schiele's untimely death at the age of 28, less than a year after Klimt. In his short career Schiele painted portraits of the Vienna elite, was a pioneer of Expressionism with both his portraits and his landscapes, and was one of the most prolific draftsman of erotic art in the early 20th century. Egon Schiele is known for being grotesque, erotic, pornographic, and disturbing, focusing on sex, death, and discovery. After Schiele was trained classically by the Academy of Fine Arts, he sort out his idol, Gustav Klimt, who was impressed with Schiele's work and went on to mentor him as well as provided support through buying and exchanging drawings with him, arranged models for him, and introduced him to many of his patrons.
Top 10 Newly Discovered Species of 2012 Photograph courtesy Maurice Emetshu via ASU Spotted by researchers in the Lomami Basin of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2007, the lesula monkey ( Cercopithecus lomamiensis ) is only the second new species of monkey found in Africa in the past 28 years. Conservationist John Hart and a team of scientists first spotted a juvenile female at the home of a primary school teacher in the town of Opala (map) . The teacher had received the monkey from a family member who had killed the youngster's mother.
Carved Book Landscapes by Guy Laramee (click images for detail) For the better part of three decades multidisciplinary artist Guy Laramee has worked as a stage writer, director, composer, a fabricator of musical instruments, a singer, sculptor, painter and writer. Among his sculptural works are two incredible series of carved book landscapes and structures entitled Biblios and The Great Wall, where the dense pages of old books are excavated to reveal serene mountains, plateaus, and ancient structures. Of these works he says: 500 Storyboard Tutorials & Resources Once the script is written – how do you effective communicate the visual direction of your film? The answer is storyboards – essentially a scene-by-scene visual guide to the screenplay of the film. Storyboards are a vital part of the pre-visualization process, as well as being an important tool for preproduction and on the set. Developed in the 1930s by Walt Disney company for their animated cartoons, they grew in popularity during the early 40s. Storyboarding a film can be as simple as crudely drawn stick figures or advanced as elaborate 3D animatics with lens and motion simulators. Here are over 500 storyboarding tutorials, resources and tools to help you better communicate your vision.
Astounding Photorealistic Portraits Drawn In Ballpoint Pen Astounding Photorealistic Portraits Drawn In Ballpoint Pen by Juan Francisco Casas We've previously feature several artists who are masters of photorealism (tricking your vision into think you're staring at a photograph, when really it's been created by hand) - but Spanish artist Juan Francisco Casas is unique in that he only use the trusty and humble Bic ballpoint pen. No fancy paints, oils or expensive brushes - just a regular 99c Bic ballpoint and infinite about of skill, patience and finesse. Many of the people featured in Juan's work are in fact his friends, images captured from nights out, crazy parties and rendevous with more than a few seductive ladies - which just adds to the sense of realism, movement and vitality in his images.