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 […]

Killer Adventure Time Alternate ‘Flip’ Comic Cover by Artist Sarah Stone!

“Adventure Time: The Flip Side” #6, by Sarah Stone (BOOM! Studios)

Artist Jake Fried: Classic Hand Drawn Outsider Video Art!

Looking like something M.C. Escher might create while experimenting with stop motion (while REALLY high on acid), Artist Jake Fried‘s work is really something to behold. While stop motion media/art is nothing new, I’d make the case that Fried’s work gives us a touch of nostalgia in our modern (tech heavy) world. I can only […]

Why? — Stolen Art! Please Spread the Word!

Really? As if it’s hard enough for artists to survive and make a living with their art?!? Info from Art Scene Seattle “Artist Francisco (Divine Mania) recently had 4 of his paintings stolen from the OK Gallery in Pioneer Square. The Seattle art scene is normally such a safe and supportive place, and this is […]

More Lounge Inspired Art by Artist Remi LaBarre! Part 2

Art by Remi Labarre. All rights reserved.

Artist Remi Labarre has a dynamic painting style. So dynamic in fact, I felt the need to double up my posts featuring his work. So here it is, more of LaBarre’s beautiful art… “When I saw his work I was quickly struck by the harsh, almost brutal, brushstrokes. Labarre’s ability to hack out just enough background […]