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 […]

Drug Inspired Portraits: Artist Bryan Lewis Saunders!

I’m sure some of you have seen this project, by Artist Bryan Lewis Saunders on Facebook. If you haven’t… (or even if you have!) this is a series of portraits created while on various drugs. Here is what Saunders has to say about the project on his page: “After experiencing drastic changes in my environment, […]

The Fabulous Cardboard Portraits of Giles Oldershaw!

I found this awesome, stencil-like portrait art by Artist Giles Oldershaw over at one of my favorite websites (and sources of all things odd!) odditycentral.com. Spooky knows how to find some fantastic stuff! He writes, in part, this about Oldershaw… “He begins by drawing the outlines of his portraits on a piece of cardboard with […]

A Man and his Grid! Artist Chuck Close!

All images and art copyright Chuck Close.

American Artist Chuck Close is an incredible artist, and an even more incredible story. 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, […]

Traditional and Contemporary Collide- Jose Rodriguez!

Jose Rodriguez takes the stylings of traditional female portraits of a bygone era, an era we prize so dearly in the art community, and gives them a modern day makeover. Does he actually take traditional works and remake them? I don’t think so. It’s more the feeling I get when I view his work. Old […]

The Strange Colored Pencil Work Of Marco Mazzoni!

An Obsession with Face, Flower, Bird and Butterfly I’m not really sure what to say. I can say his work is stunning. I can say it’s obvious he has some serious talent. But, what else do you say about Marco Mazzoni‘s work? I’d probably start off with “WTF?!?” Then maybe I’d move to “Why basically […]

The Varied Illustrations of Stephanie Parker

Seattle Artist Stephanie Parker Today, local Artist and Illustrator, Stephanie Parker. I think my friend Aaron Morgan put it best when he sent me her link. “She is local and good people.” Though that might not sum up her work, it sounds like it might sum her up well. I trust Morgan in these things. […]