Started doing interviews again. First one is up on @pigmentandpalette’s site under the featured artist section. Also, be sure to check them out. They offer some really cool art supplies sent directly to your doorstep each month.
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From Exploring Space: A Ladybird Achievements Book: (Revised Edition), series ‘601.’ Originally published in 1964, this edition updated in the late 1960s. Illustrated by B. Knight and B.H. Robinson.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
If you love animals and fantasy then you must see these surreal mixed media sculptures by Ellen Jewett. The Ontario-based artist became obsessed with sculpting three dimensional forms at a young age. “To Ellen, sculpting has always been about life; biological narratives, emotions, movement, balance and observations about life’s subtleties and overtures” (About). With each sculpture she achieves an exorbitant level of reality depicting each animal, then brings it into the surreal world with unique mixed media accents. Each creature seems like it was pulled out of a dream.
Full article on Visual News
While working in the local coffee shop a kid came over and sat with me and watched me draw:
Kid: woa, is that an octopus? That’s a good octopus. How many arms does one have? Me: ah way to many. 600 I think. Yah it’s definitely 600. 600 arms. Kid: oh my gosh. That’s gonna take a while.. Are you gonna sell this for a millions bucks? Me: maybe.. You think I should? Kid: no way! You should put it in a frame and put it on the fridgerator! Your mom would be happy..
Thanks kid. I hope his mom tells him octopuses don’t have 600 arms at some point..