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Proof Letting Your Mind Wander Is Actually A Good Thing

Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Nicola Tyson on the ImageBlog

Nicola Tyson | Posted 04.01.2014 | Arts
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Nicola Tyson

Graphite Drawing #4, 2010; Graphite on paper, 25 x 19 inches...

Jason Shawn Alexander: Paint It Out

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 03.28.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Across all surfaces but especially the flesh, Jason Shawn Alexander unleashes a veritable riot of pigment.

Juliette Aristides On TRAC With the Atelier Movement

Brandon Kralik | Posted 02.25.2014 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

Juliette Aristides took some time to talk with me about the Atelier Movement and the trend toward skill based classical painting.

Mia Liu Transforms 60,000 Guggenheim Museum Tickets Into Art (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 04.12.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

In this video, the artist talks about the inspiration for this piece, how it is technically done, and her work in general.

NCCA Kronstadt: All Ways But Still

j.frede | Posted 04.05.2014 | Arts
j.frede

For centuries, man has placed his faith in an invisible force. Something that could be felt, feared even, but which remains unseen.

Ask the Art Professor: What Is the Best Way to Practice My Drawing Skills?

Clara Lieu | Posted 03.29.2014 | Arts
Clara Lieu

Drawing is a highly complex beast which involves so many different elements at the various skill levels. Rather than get into all of those details, I'm going to boil it down to four fundamental directives that will help improve your drawing skills across all skill levels and media.

The Life Out Loud: You Are an Artist (Yes, You)

MeiMei Fox | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

When Whitney Freya was a little girl, all she wanted was to be an artist. But at age 9, a careless teacher told her, "While you have a great eye for c...

Amy Barkow: Ink on Paper

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 03.01.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Amy Barkow would like you to read between the lines. She'd also like you to contemplate the shape of the space between those lines.

Artist Creates A Drawing A Day For One Entire Year

Daniel Horowitz | Posted 02.22.2014 | Arts
Daniel Horowitz

This is Week 9 of my daily drawing/collage series, метаморфоза (Metamorphosis.) I hope you enjoy it. метаморфоза is a daily d...

Ask the Art Professor: Where Do I Start?

Clara Lieu | Posted 02.18.2014 | Arts
Clara Lieu

Think about your sketchbook as the ultimate resource for ideas and visuals; it should reflect the inner workings of your mind.

Francisco de Goya Drawings Make Their Way To The U.S.

AP | Posted 12.16.2013 | Arts

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A collection of drawings by Spanish artist Francisco de Goya is part of an international exhibition that's making only one sto...

A Drawing A Day For One Entire Year

Daniel Horowitz | Posted 02.12.2014 | Arts
Daniel Horowitz

This is Week 8 of my daily drawing/collage series, метаморфоза (Metamorphosis.) I hope you enjoy it. метаморфоза is a daily d...

Preparation for Safe Passage: Following the Pharos

j.frede | Posted 02.11.2014 | Arts
j.frede

The first time I saw the ocean I couldn't speak a word. It was in San Francisco and a storm had just let up. The waves were double headers, but to me they seemed thirty feet high. All I could think was how little we matter, followed by these have NEVER stopped moving, not for a second.

A Drawing A Day For An Entire Year

Daniel Horowitz | Posted 02.05.2014 | Arts
Daniel Horowitz

метаморфоза is a daily drawing project, a visual trajectory, generated through free association. Its themes, as they emerge, can be continually abstracted through a metamorphosis, just as the prefix "meta" indicates a concept which is an abstraction of another concept.

A Drawing A Day For One Entire Year

Daniel Horowitz | Posted 01.29.2014 | Arts
Daniel Horowitz

I am conducting an experiment in free association -- creating a new image daily in a variety of media and posting them here weekly.

Drawing as Monastic Practice: Steven Assael at Forum Gallery

Daniel Maidman | Posted 01.26.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

A collection of drawings by Steven Assael is on display right now at Forum Gallery in Manhattan. Assael is universally known by high-technique figurative painters working in the United States today, among whom his skills are legendary.

Expanding the Grid: Barry Nemett at Denise Bibro

Julia Clift | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Julia Clift

Barry Nemett's recent paintings and drawings are a testament to a lifetime of uncompromised practice and ceaseless development.

A Drawing A Day For A Year

Daniel Horowitz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Daniel Horowitz

In 2011 I began a drawing a day series I simply called '365.' After years of working primarily at my computer on commissioned illustrations I was tired of sitting at a desk and longed for working with my hands again, to paint and draw, and quickly.

Ask the Art Professor: Is Drawing an Innate Talent or a Craft?

Clara Lieu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Clara Lieu

Personally, I believe that natural talent exists. At the same time though, all of the talent in the world won't get you anywhere if you aren't willing to work hard, push your boundaries, and try new approaches.

Last Weeks for Maine Sublime: Frederic Church's Landscapes of Mount Desert and Mount Katahdin

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 12.14.2013 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

It is still not too late to see Maine Sublime: Frederic Church's Landscapes of Mount Desert and Mount Katahdin -- a gem of a small exhibit which closes October 27th

Spoofing the Self-Portrait: Joshua Abelow at Wasserman

John Corso | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
John Corso

His show at Wasserman Projects presents a straightforward collection of 16 paintings and five framed drawings, but the content is anything but obvious.

The Excellent Unreal: Lauren Levato Coyne and Rory Coyne at Century Guild Chicago

Daniel Maidman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

I have an enormous soft spot for the work of Levato Coyne and Rory Coyne. Where I'm coming from on this is as follows: as a child, I was what you might call imaginative. Among the consequences of this were a taste for science fiction and an interest in dreams.

The Parable of the Talents

David Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
David Rosen

Every "talent" has a more modest beginning. Talent development is about leveraging the assets of individual students, starting from where they are and using what they already have.

Ask the Art Professor: How Do You Balance a Full-Time Job, Kids and Your Own Art?

Clara Lieu | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Clara Lieu

Successfully balancing a full-time job, kids and your art is all about various forms of sacrifice. This balance is a work in progress. I allocate my time and concentration so that each pursuit essentially takes turns being compromised.