Lines and Colors art blog

Month: October 2006

  • Americans in Paris

    Say what you will, but as far as I’m concerned, Paris is the capital of the world. Well, if we have any pride in ourselves as human beings, it should be. There may be other cities that could lay claim to that title on the basis of commerce, power, wealth or sheer size, but Paris,…

  • Dave Malan

    Dave Malan is an illustrator and gallery artist based in Salt lake City, where he works for Disney Games. The work displayed on his site and blog, however, is mostly his personal and gallery work, which ranges from straightforward portraiture to highly finished oils in a style that leans to caricature-like exaggeration. The paintings on…

  • Jean-Honoré Fragonard

    I’m in New York for a few days (hence no post yesterday), and I had a chance to see a number of shows. One is a small but beautiful show of French Rococo drawings at the newly renovated and expanded Morgan Library and Museum, “Fragonard and the French Tradition“, with drawings by Fragonard, his mentors…

  • Zita the Space Girl

    Zita the Space Girl is a series of charming short webcomics by Ben Hatke. Hatke draws Zita with a simple, somewhat cartoony outline style reminiscent of early 20th Century newspaper comics, and occasional elaborations with atmospheric color. The home page of the site serves as a news and updates page. The Comics section has the…

  • Daryl Mandryk

    I don’t know why, exactly, but it seems like most adolescent boys, including the ones that remain in charge of some part of us as adults, love a good monster. A lot of girls like monsters too, of course, but it seems much more ingrained in boys. Perhaps it’s some primal urge to slay the…

  • Arthur Radenbaugh

    Are we there yet? Is this the future? Apparently not, judging by the lack of seed-shaped aerodynamic three-wheeled cars and art deco skyscrapers (Chrysler Building notwithstanding), but the future as depicted by futurist illustrator Arthur Radenbaugh in the 1930’s would have been very cool indeed. Radenbaugh did his futuristic renderings of cars for Motor magazine,…