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How to Make a 'Buddha Doodle'

Molly Hahn | Posted 09.29.2012 | Comedy
Molly Hahn

Namaste y'all! In lieu of today's daily doodle, I've made a REALLY FUN video on "How to Make a 'Buddha Doodle.'" Enjoy!

Drawing for the Soul

Penny Will | Posted 09.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Penny Will

My very favorite time to draw is in the evening. I like to settle into my comfy chair with a clip board, lots of paper and pencils jammed conveniently in my hair. The movement of the pencil on the paper is rather hypnotic, and before I know it, hours have gone by.

Buddha Doodle -- 'Rational Mind'

Molly Hahn | Posted 09.15.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn


The Man Behind 'A Conversation With My 12 Year Old Self'

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.08.2012 | Home
Shira Lazar

This video is an interesting case of taking the personal and having it blow up on a universally relatable scale. For this reason, Jeremiah has trouble pinpointing the reason he's received attention, stating, "In a way it's the most personal thing that I've done."

Vivid Dripping Ink Paintings

Posted 02.21.2013 | Arts

A couple hold hands beneath an umbrella as a rain of vivid colours falls around them in this sweet painting by Chinese and French artist Marc Allante....

Life Is Organic, Subjective and Entirely Individual

David Trumble | Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts
David Trumble

The ability (or the privilege) to view the world in your own unique way stirs incredible debate, gives rise to momentous discoveries, and grants words and images the potential to truly change the world.

Elementary School Students Ask Crayola to Recycle Markers

Joe Mirabella | Posted 07.31.2012 | Green
Joe Mirabella

Sun Valley Elementary school students in San Rafael, CA are urging Crayola to create a take back program for their Crayola markers.

Hidden In Plain Sight: Observation and Awareness in Drawing and Painting

Tad Spurgeon | Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts
Tad Spurgeon

We develop a shorthand version of the visual world in order to navigate through it, but what we see also contains tremendous detail and complexity.

The Drawing Room: Artists and Their Sketchbooks Occupy a New York Gallery

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 05.10.2012 | Arts
Patrick McGinnis

2012-05-10-screen.pngThe tweeting masses aren't looking for the quiet beauty of a sketch. Drawings, it seems, get lost in all the noise.

Old Bones, New Flesh: Sonnabend's Twomblys

Daniel Maidman | Posted 07.03.2012 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Twombly does not exist outside of visual art, like pure Dada, which is essentially conceptual. He subscribes to the visual tradition. This gives him the affinity and perspective to pull a Korine with it, to scrape off the flesh until the bones of grammar emerge.

David Hockney's Bigger Message

Jane Chafin | Posted 06.26.2012 | Arts
Jane Chafin

Martin Gayford's A Bigger Message: Conversations with David Hockney chronicles discussions between the art critic and artist over a ten year period, giving the reader unique access to this inventive artist's process.

Why Some People Are Better At Drawing Than Others

Posted 06.25.2012 | Science

Since the dawn of human art-making, the divide has been clear: There are people who can effortlessly sketch an object's likeness, and people who...

How to Ride a Subway: The Magical Mystery of Martin Wilner

Alexander Adler | Posted 06.24.2012 | Arts
Alexander Adler

So what if each and every commuter became so productive? Imagine the challenge of focusing and drawing on a crowded subway during rush hour. Each of us has been bumped, grinded against, ridiculed by a passerby moonlighting as a diva, or serenaded by a vet.

Tony Orrico Performance At Polyforum Cultural Siqueiros, Mexico City (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 06.24.2012 | Home

With the exhibition CARBON, the Polyforum Siqueiros in Mexico City presents Tony Orrico's third solo exhibition. Orrico is a visual artist as well as ...

Happy Birthday, Matthew Barney!

Posted 03.25.2012 | Arts

Happy birthday to one of the most influential multi-disciplinary artists of our time, Matthew Barney. His truly unhinged creativity never ceases to am...

'A Bug's Life' Gets Drawn Out

Posted 03.23.2012 | Arts

Normally we're so preoccupied with what's going on that we never stop to smell the roses or watch the insects! Come to think of it, insects probably w...

Getting More From Every Day: Reigniting Your Creative Fire

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 05.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

Our creativity as humans is inspiring. When we creatively solve problems or express ourselves in creative ways we spark new life, and ignite ideas in others as well.

Watchlist: Captivating Contemporary Artists

MutualArt | Posted 05.22.2012 | Arts

2012-03-22-LA_art.jpg A new era of contemporary painting and drawing is upon us, and lately we've found ourselves enthralled by artists who have taken these genres to a whole new level.

Jorinde Voigt

Posted 03.22.2012 | Arts

Jorinde Voigt creates the world that we cannot see. Besides complicated algorithms and natural phenomena, the young artist's inspirations are worn loo...

Pacific Standard Time Shines the Spotlight on a Veteran Artist: An Interview With John M. White

Jane Chafin | Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts
Jane Chafin

White's work has always been cross-disciplinary, seamlessly blending object-making and performance. In today's art world, there's nothing unusual about that, but when White was getting his MFA at Otis Art Institute in the late '60s, it was almost unheard of.

Mysteries In The Back Yard

Posted 02.18.2012 | Arts

Somewhere between the banal and a bacchanal, Rob Matthews finds his inspiration. His drawings depict haunting symbols mingling with the neighborhood, ...

Sophie Blackall Illustrates Missed Connections (VIDEO)

Posted 02.08.2012 | Arts

"I've been here twelve years and feel like I've barely scratched the surface," says Sophie Blackall, a New York-based illustrator who has recently ach...

Yüksel Arslan's 'Artures' (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 04.04.2012 | Arts

The Kunsthalle Zurich is now presenting for the first time a selection of over 200 works since 1959 outside of Turkey. The exhibition has its focus on Arslan's Artures, works on paper using a unique technique with special paints.

How To Draw A Horse

Posted 03.31.2012 | Comedy

Drawing doesn't come naturally to all of us, and there are tons of tutorials out there to help get the ball rolling, but in every step-by-step there s...

First Lines

Amy Bernays | Posted 03.18.2012 | Arts
Amy Bernays

I wanted something about the viewer and viewed: knowledge and innocence, old and young, knowing and not knowing. This is all complex lines and fine...