February 12, 2018

Obama Portraits

Today, the official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama were unveiled.

President Obama chose one of my favorite contemporary artists, Kehinde Wiley, to paint his portrait. More of Wiley’s work can be seen on his web site, and on Instagram.

Mrs. Obama chose Amy Sherald to paint her portrait. More of her work can be seen on her web site.

February 7, 2018

Today’s Color Palette

Here’s a pretty obvious color palette, based on one of my many Monarch butterfly postcards.

February 7, 2018

Sketchbook Flip Through

Here’s a lovely sketchbook flip through from Gretel Lusky

More of her work can be seen on Instagram.

February 7, 2018

Delita Martin

Artist Delita Martin combines drawing, painting and printmaking to create images of black women. Her beautifully complex pieces often incorporate images of household items to show the relationship of each figure to the world around her.

More of Delita’s work can be seen on her web site.

February 6, 2018

Art Hacks From Chloe Rose

Here are some quick tips from Chloe Rose, plus a chance to get your artwork featured in one of her videos:

February 3, 2018

Today’s Color Palette

Here’s a color palette based on my pig postcard from 2017.

February 3, 2018

Bullet Journal

Here’s a lovely flip through of a new bullet journal, by Little Coffee Fox:

February 3, 2018

Coal Comforts

Artist Spencer Merolla has created a collection of sweet treats, made from coal ash, titled Coal Comforts.

The pop-up bakery project, originally funded on Kickstarter, is a statement about climate change, and the myth of “clean coal”.

More of Spencer’s work can be seen on his web site, and on Instagram.

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