Lines and Colors art blog

Month: December 2005

  • J. O. Ladrönn

    I’m not exactly sure why someone would want to draw a sci-fi comic with an anthropomorphic hippopotamus in a trench coat as a lead character, but Mexican comics artist J. O. Ladrönn sure does a bang-up job of it. In addition to that project, (HipFlask, written by ComicCraft’s Richard Starkings and Joe Casey), Ladrönn has…

  • C. F. Payne

    C. F. Payne is one of America’s foremost illustrators and caricaturists. His wonderfully realized illustrations have been featured on the covers of Rolling Stone, Esquire, Mad, Time and many other major magazines. The link below is to his gallery on the Illustrators’ Partnership site. There is also a gallery of work for sale on The…

  • Linda Bergkvist

    Linda Bergkvist’s fantasy images lean toward dark gothic-fairytale subject matter. Elaborately dressed elves and fairies inhabit her misty forests. She works digitally and her images are beautifully rendered in Painter and Photoshop. In addition to her finished pieces there are tutorials on the site, as well as sketches and short comics. Her work is featured…

  • Eadweard Muybridge

    Eadweard Muybridge was a pioneering photographer in the late 1800’s. The story is that he set out to answer a question: “Is there a time in a horse’s gallop when all four hooves are off the ground?” To do this he developed an ingenious method of rapidly taking sequential images. As a result, he both…

  • Barontieri (Thierry Doizon)

    Thierry Doizon, who goes by the alias Barontieri, is an artist living in Montreal who does concept art and illustration for games and interactive media. He has done work for for Ubisoft, Disney Imagineering, Peugot, Artari and others. The gallery contains illustrations, 2D and 3D experiments and color “sketches”. As is often the case, I…

  • State of the Art (Jeff Hayes – update)

    Jeff Hayes published a nice post about Lines and Colors today on his blog State of the Art. I wrote about his painting and art-comments blog back in November. He’s still writing fascinating posts about all aspects of being a painter, including this one about constructing a shadow box for controlled dramatic lighting of still…