Lines and Colors art blog

Month: November 2010

  • BoldBrush November competition entries

    BoldBrush is a painting competition held by Canvoo, an arts newsletter produced by a company that sells hosted artist websites. Entries are not limited to customers, and they post the entries online in a large grouping that is worth looking through. There are quite a number of interesting entries, and there are links to additional…

  • Past trains of the future

    I just love illustrator’s visions of future transportation from the early to mid 20th Century. Popular Science has a 10 image gallery of some wonderful trains that I want to ride. (Plus I’m still waiting for the gyrocopter in every garage and my personal jetpack.) Isn’t it the future yet?

  • Arthur Hughes

    Though he was never a formal member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, English painter and illustrator Arthur Hughes was part of their circle and distinctly influenced by the Pre-Raphaelite style and subject matter. Younger than the established Pre-Raphaelite painters, Hughes was first attracted to their movement by a magazine they published for short time called The…

  • Moebius art on Tumblr

    Jean Giraud, more commonly known as Moebius, and who also signs some work as “GIR”, is a French comics artist and illustrator, very well known in Europe, less so here in the U.S. Moebius is my favorite comics artist, and if you think of him as an illustrator, one of my favorites in that category…

  • Free workshop with Disney & Pixar artists

    Saturday, November 27th, 2010 in San Bernardino, California The Art Institute of California and Inland Empire will host a free visual storytelling workshop with Disney and Pixar artists Floyd Norman, Carole Holliday and Ernesto Nemesio. Seating is limited and advance registration is required. Details here. (Images above: Floyd Norman, Carole Holliday and Ernesto Nemesio)

  • Waterhouse Gallery Figurative Artists Exhibition 2010

    Waterhouse Gallery in Santa Brbara, California has drawn from its stable of artists to present their Great American Figurative Artists Exhibition 2010. The online preview of the exhibit includes one or more images by each artist. You can click on the thumbnails for a larger view and some information about the artist. You can then…