Thursday, 18 December 2014

Realism - watch and weep

Can you believe this extraordinary talent?!

How does one paint from small to much larger? How does one expand on detail to this extent? Is a magnifying glass used, or what?

This is not a photograph:

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Royalty scheme for Australian artists: 5 per cent of the sale price when their work is re-sold "...Artists from across Australia are lobbying the Federal Government to retain the royalty scheme that gives them extra income when their artworks are re-sold. Reg Mombassa, famous for his Mambo imagery and his band Mental As Anything, is one of 70 artists who have written to Arts Minister George Brandis imploring him to support the retention of the scheme, which gives them 5 per cent of the sale price when their work is re-sold..."

Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Ephemeral art - on the beach

A lovely community service by Andres Amador.

I live at the beach, & this inspires me!

Click on the above links to see more!

The effect of ~45 different drugs on creative output?

Don't try THIS at home - or anywhere!

"...artist Bryan Lewis Saunders pushed himself to the limit when he decided to take a different drug every day for a few weeks. Not only was he not sober, but he also drew a self-portrait of himself while under the influence of these drugs each day..."

I'd rather paint completely sober, myself!