THE INCREASED INTEREST among some museums in mounting exhibitions featuring the work of African American artists has translated into a growing number of catalogues published to document them, which is wonderful. Many of those catalogues made Culture Type’s 2018 list of best-illustrated art books, along with a few monographs, andRead More →

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The Pantone Colour Matching System is a system for identifying, matching and communicating colours across product design, graphic design and marketing. It utilises a unique numbering system for identifying its colours.Read More →

A landscape drawing is a formidable artists tool for many reasons. For starters, drawing landscape is an enjoyable process because you can be out in nature and enjoying its sounds and sights. But learning how to draw landscape features of an area of land, including mountains, rivers, lakes, sea, indigenousRead More →

What You’ll Be Creating Some of our greatest inspiration can come from learning about the past. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a realistic vintage portrait in the old Victorian style. We’ll fabricate the entire scene from scratch by using a few stocks to establish depth ofRead More →

One of the great joys of having your own space is being able to make it truly your own. With the right decor, your favourite room can become a reflection of who you are—giving significant meaning to the phrase, “There’s no place like home.” DIY projects are the perfect opportunity toRead More →

Julien Gaquère, alias Jigé , is a self-taught artist who works at the Jouret workshop in Roubaix. His drawings in multiple shapes and colors are sometimes figurative, sometimes abstract, where characters and strange animals intertwine. Source: Cute and Colorful Characters by JigéRead More →

More paintings by New Orleans-based artist Emily Lovejoy . See more below. See more images below. Each week our members share their work with us and we highlight the best of these submissions as  Editors’ Picks . If you have work to share, you can learn more about  becoming aRead More →

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Color matching – Say you are absolutely smitten with a color and it would be the most perfect thing ever on your walls. You’ve already finished the whole paint project in your mind and it’s beautiful. There’s just one teeny problem. You can’t get your hands on that particular paint brand (or can’t bring yourself to drop a hundred bucks on a gallon).Read More →

The featured freebie of the day is the third volume of colorful paper marbling textures created with the floating ink technique. These unique textures can be used freely in any kind of project such as websites, posters, or packaging designs.Read More →

Taking his turn at one of the most highly regarded mural walls in the United States, Banksy (or Borf on his behalf, as mentioned in some media) decided to paint an explicit, politically charged piece. With almost no references to his previous or recognizable work, without any hidden messages or beating around the bush, he revealed the new piece on his official Instagram:Read More →

Jules Cheret was a French painter and lithographer who became a master of Belle Époque poster art. He has been called the father of the modern poster.Read More →

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In the past year, The Met has been working on a project to release a horde of digitized artworks for free. Today, it has stocked up over 400,000 resources that might serve as inspiration for the creatively jaded. Read More →

Photographer and filmmaker Daniel Mercadante know how to bring colours and magic to dull landscapes. He is painting rainbow pathways using light and long exposure that he then captures on camera. Could you imagine where those lit and colourful roads could lead you?Read More →

William Glackens debt to the Impressionists can be seen in the intense colours, the energetic brushwork and textured surface.   I call this the boathouse.Read More →

The Magpie was one of Monet’s early attempts at capturing the effects of snow on the landscape.  This palette is called the Magpie.Read More →

Beautiful brush script from Ken Barber Source: Beautiful brush script from Ken BarberRead More →

Day 21: 25 Insights in 25 Days New Year Marathon Underestimating A Flat Bid Happens To Everyone! Over the years here on Mixing Light, we’ve talked a lot about various financial issues when it comes to running your own color […] The post Screwing Up Flat Bids: 5 Strategies ToRead More →

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We’ve all been there. Walking down the road, enjoying an outdoor stroll when the weather if fine, or driving along on our ways to our next destination, when we’re literally stopped in our tracks by stunning—and colorful—improvisational artistry. Source: Color Inspiration: Sensational Street Art Featuring Every ShadeRead More →

Our world is filled with a wondrous array of color, including the exterior adornment of our own abodes. From the iconic Rainbow Row in Charleston to Mexico’s nutty and shell-shaped Nautilus House, the homes that literally color our earth are beyond amazing. Source: Color Inspiration: Houses of Every HueRead More →

Discover the art of Silki Doodle, Cartoon Brew’s Artist of the Day. The post Artist of the Day: Silki Doodle appeared first on Cartoon Brew . Source: Artist of the Day: Silki DoodleRead More →