Lines and Colors art blog

Category: Comics

  • A few thoughts on “AI Art”

    I will begin as a curmudgeon and state that I think the term “artificial intelligence” is overly generous when applied to the current level of this technology, and would be better reserved for future systems that are more likely to fulfill the expectations created by the term “intelligence”. In an effort to neatly sidestep the…

  • Alberto Varanda

    Alberto Varanda is a French comics artist who has worked on a number of projects for different French and Belgian publishers. You can find English language versions of his Little Pierrot comics album on Bookshop.org and Amazon, and French editions of other books on Amazon. His style can range from cartoon like children’s book illustration…

  • Bing image search vs. Google, Yahoo & Tin Eye

    As you might imagine, in the course of writing Lines and Colors I do a fair bit of searching out art images on the web — whenever possible searching for the largest examples of images of artwork that I can find. One of the ways I do this is to use the “image search” features…

  • Adrian Tomine

    Originally from California, Adrian Tomine is an illustrator and cartoonist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Tomine has taken to his adopted city so well that he has become a reader favorite contributor to the New Yorker. His New Yorker covers, as well as many of his other illustrations and drawings, have that wonderful combination…

  • R. Kikuo Johnson

    Originally from Hawaii, R. Kikuo Johnson is an illustrator and comics artist based in Brooklyn, New York. His illustration clients include Apple, Random House, Penguin Books, Marvel Comics, The Atlantic, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal and the New York times, among others. Johnson maybe best known for his wonderful covers for The New Yorker.…

  • David Nakayama

    David Nakayama is a free lance illustrator, concept artist and illustrator. He is known in particular for his cover art for Marvel Comics, as well as work for DC Comics, Fantasy Flight Games, Upper Deck and others. Nakayama’s comics covers combine the fun, over-the-top energy and sensationalism characteristic of mainstream American comics with firm draftsmanship…