Lines and Colors art blog

Month: February 2008

  • 79 years of Best Picture Winners in Posters

    Some of us are waiting with bated breath for the Academy Awards (and some of us are waiting for them to be over so we can get back to more important things, like new episodes of The Daily Show), but it’s a time of year when movies become a topic of discussion. Movie Poster Addict,…

  • ArtDemonstrations.com

    ArtDemonstrations.com is a blog in which the author has collected and shares links to various art demonstrations and tutorials he has come across on the web. Some of them are more useful than others and they take several forms, from a few steps in a painting process shown as photos, to longer step-by step breakdowns,…

  • John Beder

    Had I come across John Beder’s children’s book illustrations on their own, rather than finding them on his web site after seeing the realist still life paintings on his painting blog, I would not have thought them to be the work of the same artist. His illustrations for children’s books are loose, almost roughly realized,…

  • Kevin Turcotte

    Kevin Turcotte is another of those artists who has a somewhat vague web presence. I don’t think he has a site of his own, but he posts his small paintings as a participant in the group blog, Paintopolis. He shares Paintopolis with James Martin, Jeremy Engleman and Marty Havran. There is little direct information about…

  • Brad Holland

    Brad Holland has been a major figure in contemporary American illustration for as long as I can remember, and I’ve wanted to do a post about him for some time, but I’ve been put off by his web site, in which the images are few and inexplicably small. I just discovered, however, that Holland now…

  • LitGraphic: The World of the Graphic Novel

    If you tell a story of a certain length with words, it is called a novel; and, bad or good, is considered representative of an art form. Drawings are likewise considered representative of an art form, whether they are good examples or not. Put words and drawings together, however, and they somehow sink through the…