Revisit – Creepy Kid Art: Post-It!

John Kenn is an odd man. First off, he draws his creepy, Edward Gorey type, sketches on Post-It notes. When asked why he started his Post-It note project his answer was this… “So I wouldn’t die. I know it is a silly answer, but I just HAVE to draw and I HAVE to tell stories […]

Revisit: Book As Art! Artist Brian Dettmer (AKA-The Book Surgeon)

Though the writing is a little rough (I wrote this in 2011), it doesn’t diminish the beauty of these works. I saw someone posting this work on Facebook recently and knew it was time to revist this post. Sometimes I’m so ahead of the curve. (Yeah…sure.) I’m not usually a fan of “big name” Artists. […]

Revisit: The Beauty of the Black & White Nude!

REVISIT: Another oldie but goodie… The Artistic Nude It was only a matter of time before I tackled this subject. The artistic nude. More specifically, the female nude. It is, has been, and always will be a subject of artistic debate. Artists have been trying to capture the sensuality, the beauty, the artistic mojo of […]

Revisit: The Blow Your Mind Embroidery of Daniel Kornrumpf!

Here is a revisit of some fantastic work by artist/crafter Daniel Kornrumpf… Daniel Kornrumpf has a pretty impressive pedigree. He received a BFA from Kutztown University, in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. He also has an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He’s even had work shown at the Cambridge Art Association […]

Revisit: Trendsetters Vol 1. A look at Paul Rand!

Having spent time recently thinking about design & the editing services I offer (my services page is being completely overhauled), this revisit is timely and apt. Enjoy the genius of design superstar Paul Rand! Graphic Design Pioneer: Paul Rand No one personified the “synthesis of form and content” better than design legend Paul Rand. Rand […]

Revisit: A Man And His Grid! Artist Chuck Close!

All images and art copyright Chuck Close.

American Artist Chuck Close is incredible, and his story is even more so. The remarkable career of artist Chuck Close extends beyond his completed works of art. More than just a painter, photographer, and printmaker, Close is a builder who, in his words, builds “painting experiences for the viewer.” Highly renowned as a painter, Close […]

Revisit: Montreal-based graffiti crew A’shop’s nod to Mucha!

Known as the “N.D.G. Project” (after its location), the giant graffiti artwork is a modern take on “Our Lady of Grace” and was inspired by the work of Czech art nouveau painter Alphonse Mucha.

Montreal Street Art Crew Goes Mucha! Montreal’s graffiti crew known as A’shop transform a boring side of a building into amazing piece of street art. A’Shop artists: Fluke, Guillaume Lapointe, Antonin Lambert, DoDo Ose and Bruno Rathbone worked 16 days from dawn till dusk in order to complete the incredible five-storey mural. Known as the […]