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The Creatures in my Head – artwork and more from Andrew Bell - Drawings, paintings, toys, sculptures and other work by Andrew Bell

The Creatures in my Head – artwork and more from Andrew Bell - Drawings, paintings, toys, sculptures and other work by Andrew Bell

Incredible Paper Cut Tapestries by Tomoko Shioyasu This past weekend I had the pleasure of seeing the exhibition Bye Bye Kitty!!! Between Heaven and Hell in Japanese Art at Japan Society in New York, which will be running until June 12. I highly recommend seeing it if you happen to be in the area, it was incredible! They are also donating 50% of all proceeds from ticket sales to relief efforts in Japan. I entered the room where Tomoko’s paper cut tapestry was and upon having a closer look I could see the amount of detail that was placed in this incredible piece and I was absolutely astounded. Below is a short clip on the exhibition Bye Bye Kitty!!! via Colossal , Scai The Bathhouse Graphic Design Portfolios: The New Online Resume Building an online portfolio is possibly the most important step you can take in your graphic design career. Here at HOW, we decided it was time for a three-part HOW-to guide on graphic design portfolios and the process of building them. Included is advice from well-known designers like Malika Favre, tips from in-house designers and tricks from students going through the portfolio building process themselves. I. Pick your Purpose: The most notable reason for creating an online portfolio is to have quick and easy access to your best works from nearly any location. First impressions are hard to gauge, but having an online portfolio ensures you make the best impression possible. Step one to creating a graphic design portfolio is to determining its purpose. II: The Design: Portfolio Trends—After only a few minutes of browsing the web, it’s easy to pick up on today’s design trends, the most popular being interactive and responsive designs. III. Is it time to create or refresh your portfolio?

Interview: Gorgeous Pastel Portraits by Emma Uber Artist Emma Uber has an incredible knack for paintings faces. Her series of pastel portraits involves beautifully detailed—and mainly feminine—faces that blend into backgrounds filled with thick, vibrant strokes, drips and smears of paint, and bursts of colorful shapes and flowers. Her use of a strong color palette and aggressive strokes, set against the soft features and expressionless faces, sparks an intense curiosity about each of her subjects. Currently living in Australia, Uber doesn’t write much about herself on her website but we were lucky to get in contact with the artist and she was kind enough to answer some of our questions. Can you please give us a brief background of yourself? What inspired you to create the portraits set? I attempted a colorful self-portrait just to get out of my comfort zone and it grew from there. I notice you paint a lot of women. What words of inspiration can you offer to other artists out there? Emma Uber’s website

Easy folds tutorial 1# by Goay on deviantART Surrealism Movement, Artists and Major Works | The Art Story "Although the dream is a very strange phenomenon and an inexplicable mystery, far more inexplicable is the mystery and aspect our minds confer on certain objects and aspects of life." Synopsis The Surrealist movement was founded in Paris by a small group of writers and artists who sought to channel the unconscious as a means to unlock the power of the imagination. Disdaining rationalism and literary realism, and powerfully influenced by Sigmund Freud, the Surrealists believed the conscious mind repressed the power of the imagination, weighting it down with taboos. Influenced also by Karl Marx, they hoped that the psyche had the power to reveal the contradictions in the everyday world and spur on revolution. Their emphasis on the power of the imagination puts them in the tradition of Romanticism, but unlike their forbears, they believed that revelations could be found on the street and in everyday life. Key Ideas Beginnings Concepts and Styles Rise and Decline of Surrealism

Art lessons - teach yourself to draw sketch and paint Game of Thrones | The Art of Fay Helfer The Game of Thrones Handmade Game of Thrones 'risk' game Pyrography, pastel, wood stain Commissioned by Matt B. Art School Exercises Happy New Year, Followers! I hope 2015 brings you positive change, renewal, and happiness. As for me, I will be bringing these things in my life, especially the latter, which I have been too long without. As a way to reduce my time on social media, I’ve decided to put this blog on hold (but don’t worry all the resources will still be here!) and jump into my dreams with both arms. I would like to draw my own manga. If I find resources that will be useful to you guys, I will most certainly post them, but for now, I’ll be on hiatus—to go after my dreams. I know, I know, it sounds cheesy, and ridiculous, and maybe you think I’m just another silly human that’s taking advantage of New Year’s mentality and will quit in three days. Thank you all for following this blog, and I dearly hope you have found something useful on it! If you want to watch me make stuff, I’m Oblights over on dA. Here’s wishing you the best on all of your artistic travels and beyond!! ~Oby

Kiah Kiean 高雄港口眺望 Size: 28 x 56 cm Media: Chinese ink & watercolour on paper 鳳邑雙慈宮 Size: 28 x 56 cm Media: Chinese ink & watercolour on paper 橋頭糖廠 Size: 19 x 56 cm Media: Chinese ink & watercolour on paper 橋糖文創園區 鳳山火車站 Another set of colour sketches done during Line-line Journey III travel + exhibition. Gráficos que muestran como dibujar partes del cuerpo y otros Serie de gráficos que ilustran el proceso básico sobre como dibujar partes del cuerpo y también otro tipo de dibujos, como rosas, animales, etc. en esta recopilación encontraran ilustraciones que les muestran como dibujar manos, cabello, caras, como dibujar diferentes posiciones de cabeza, ojos, labios, orejas, pies, etc., espero que estos recursos les sean de utilidad para mejorar sus habilidades dibujo. Porque si existe algo que a los diseñadores nos disgusta es que la gente piense que se diseñador gráfico es sinónimo de saber dibujar, lo cual es una gran mentira lo que si, es que conocemos las bases del dibujo y esto porque cada persona tiene diferentes habilidades en las cuales se especializa. Como dibujar rosas Como dibujar ranas Como dibujar posiciones de la cara Como dibujar pies Como dibujar osos Como dibujar pescados Como dibujar ojos, narices y orejas Como dibujar narices Como dibujar mariposas Como dibujar manos y pies Como dibujar a Hello kitty Como dibujar gatos elefantes

Getting Started in Watercolor-Basic Supplies for Beginners Basic Tube Colors You need a warm and a cool version of each "primary" color–red, yellow and blue–so that you can mix the other colors you need and get clean, clear mixtures. I use Daniel Smith and/or Winsor & Newton Artist colors - mostly Daniel Smith, but I am also including the student grade of paints from Grumbacher for those on a very tight budget. I have revised this basic color list again, and included the Color Index Name, so that if you are substituting brands, you can be sure you are getting the same pigment. Color index names are more precise than common names. Purple-biased Blue: Look for PB29 on the label Ultramarine Blue or French Ultramarine, Daniel Smith OR French Ultramarine 263, Winsor & Newton Artists' OR Ultramarine Blue 219, Grumbacher Academy Green-biased Blue: Look for PB15 or PB15:3 on the label Phthalo Blue (GS), Daniel Smith OR Winsor Blue (green shade), Winsor & Newton Artists' OR Thalo Blue, Grumbacher Academy Raw Sienna, Winsor & Newton or Daniel Smith.