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  • Jonathan Levine Gallery is Looking for a Few Good Artists

    Jonathan Levine Gallery is Looking for a Few Good Artists

    Jonathan LeVine Projects, led by the globally recognized gallerist Jonathan LeVine, is bringing the Delusional Art Competition back for a second year.The competition gives artists from around the world a chance to gain exposure and recognition from o…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Apr 18, 5:35pm -
  • Artist Braldt Bralds Needs Our Help

    Artist Braldt Bralds Needs Our Help

    I’m not sure about you but as an artist and designer I’ve always been the most worried about losing my eyesight. And today, unfortunately it’s happening to artist/illustrator Braldt Bralds; if that wasn’t tragic enough he’s also in the proc…
    - 28 days ago, 28 Mar 18, 12:12pm -
  • Meet Our Judges: 3x3 Student Show

    Meet Our Judges: 3x3 Student Show

    We always like to have an art director on our jury for the 3x3 Student Show. We’ve already introduced art director Francesco Izzo, now let’s introduce the rest of our panel.Jill Calder has always loved drawing but was unsure what to pursue in art…
    - 33 days ago, 23 Mar 18, 11:52am -
  • Meet Our Judges: 3x3 ProShow

    Meet Our Judges: 3x3 ProShow

    We've already introduced you to Senior Art Director Martin Gee, art director Cristiano Guerri and Creative Director Erin Mayes, here are the two incomparable illustrators who are a part of our jury.Javier Jaén is a designer who illustrates and an il…
    - 34 days ago, 22 Mar 18, 12:06pm -
  • Meet Our Judges: 3x3 Picture Book Show

    Meet Our Judges: 3x3 Picture Book Show

    Joining Creative Director Sheila Smallwood and Art Director Fernando Ambrosi we have the distinguished illustrators Israeli Rutu Modan and Rafael Lopez from Mexico.Rutu Modan was named our 2017 3x3 Educator of the Year and is perhaps familiar to many…
    - 34 days ago, 22 Mar 18, 12:05pm -
  • Meet Our Judges: Martin Gee, Senior Art Director

    Meet Our Judges: Martin Gee, Senior Art Director

    We’re pleased to add Martin Gee, Senior Art Director at Time magazine to our 3x3 ProShow jury.Not only is Martin an art director, he’s a freelance illustrator with clients including Wired, NPR, AARP, Variety, The Washington Post and others. Look…
    - 36 days ago, 20 Mar 18, 3:30pm -
  • Meet Our Judges: Cristianno Guerri, Art Director

    Meet Our Judges: Cristianno Guerri, Art Director

    We are pleased to have the Italian art director, artist and photographer Cristiano Guerri join this year’s jury.After graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts, Carrara, he started work as graphic designer pursuing a special interest in the field of…
    - 36 days ago, 20 Mar 18, 2:27pm -
  • Meet Our Judges: Francesco Izzo, Art Director

    Meet Our Judges: Francesco Izzo, Art Director

    Design is a broad category and it’s not more evident than here where we have Francesco Izzo, a graduate in industrial design moving gingerly—and successfully—into the role of art director at Nautilus magazine.He earned his BFA in industrial des…
    - 36 days ago, 20 Mar 18, 2:26pm -
  • Meet Our Judges: Erin Mayes, Design Director

    Meet Our Judges: Erin Mayes, Design Director

    We’re pleased to have Erin Mayes join our ProShow jury. Erin comes with a wealth of knowledge as an art director and designer of publications including a stint at Men’s Journal as deputy art director followed by being on staff art director at Rog…
    - 36 days ago, 20 Mar 18, 2:26pm -
  • Meet Our Judges: Sheila Smallwood, Creative Director

    Meet Our Judges: Sheila Smallwood, Creative Director

    We’re pleased to have Sheila Smallwood join our jury panel for our Picture Book Show.Sheila has spent the last twenty-four years in children’s and young adult publishing. Graduating with a degree in illustration and graphic design from Carnegie M…
    - 36 days ago, 20 Mar 18, 2:25pm -

50 Watts

  • Sidrolz in the Rain

    Sidrolz in the Rain

    Eighteen works by Ben Zoeller from Louisville, Kentucky, c. 2016-2018Find him on tumblr and instagramArtwork for Meng Qi's “Sidrolz” cassette on Obsolete StaircasesArtwork for WET's “Apollo’s Rodeo” cassette on Obsolete StaircasesFollow t…
    - 40 days ago, 16 Mar 18, 4:25am -
  • Image Dive 2

    Image Dive 2

    Japanese children's book cover found in the NDLibrary. "Katakana Otogi Banashi," 1925Here's my first real post in a long time. I'm glad to be back.This old-school image dive pretends that Instagram, Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest never ex…
    - 93 days ago, 22 Jan 18, 5:09am -
  • Design for Death

    Design for Death

    Design for Death, 1967 book cover by the author/illustrator Barbara Jones.In case you missed my 100 other announcements, I’m now posting books for sale: read about 50watts Books here & follow on Instagram. Design for Death sold and I already want…
    - 27 Nov 17, 11:05am -
  • 50 Ways to Support 50 Watts

    50 Ways to Support 50 Watts

    Thumbnail by Adrian from RinzenTo show your support of 10 years of visual archiving:1. Buy my books! See the page about 50WattsBooks.2. Contribute $10 and receive a postcard pack as a thank you.I'm making postcards of my favorite images from the…
    - 26 Nov 17, 11:41am -
  • Mexican Folkways

    Mexican Folkways

    [If you like 50watts, show your support here.]Three illustrations by Carlos Mérida from A Treasury of Mexican Folkways (1947)Carlos Merida, 1947, "Dance of the Pascolas - Michoacán"Previous posts on this artist: Carnival in Mexico, Dances of Mexi…
    - 15 Mar 16, 6:06am -
  • Vaka Valo’s Dream Diary 2

    Vaka Valo’s Dream Diary 2

    [If you like 50watts, show your support here.]Vaka Valo, Dream Diary No. 56, 2016Vaka Valo got in touch recently with some fabulous additions to the "Dream Diary" series. I featured early works from this ongoing series in 2012.This time, I asked Va…
    - 14 Mar 16, 8:59am -
  • Jen Ray’s Deep Cuts

    Jen Ray’s Deep Cuts

    [If you like 50watts, show your support here.]Jen Ray, an artist I featured on But Does it Float in 2012, has her first solo show in New York opening this week:JEN RAY: DEEP CUTSOCTOBER 8 - NOVEMBER 7, 2015OPENING: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8 6:00PM - 8:…
    - 5 Oct 15, 8:28am -
  • W. A. Dwiggins

    W. A. Dwiggins

    [If you like 50watts, show your support here.]Images from William Addison Dwiggins: Stencilled Ornament and Illustration by Dorothy Abbe and Bruce Kennett, published by Princeton Architectural Press (2015)Title page border for The Time Machine, 193…
    - 1 Oct 15, 6:05am -
  • They Called Me Leni

    They Called Me Leni

    [If you like 50watts, show your support here.]Illustrations by Eva Bednářová for 'Rikali Mi Leni' by Zdeňka Bezděková (Prague, 1967)First published in 1948 (revised 1959), Bezděková's Rikali Mi Leni was translated into many languages and s…
    - 2 Apr 15, 6:23am -
  • Shapereader and Ilan Manouach

    Shapereader and Ilan Manouach

    [If you like 50watts, show your support here.]A guest post by Bill KartalopoulosShapereader is a new system of comics for the blind and visually impaired, developed by the multifarious experimental comics artist Ilan Manouach.Born in Athens, Greec…
    - 30 Mar 15, 6:16am -

Concept Art

  • newDSG 2563 Ghostly Hands Grasp Iron Dagger

    DSG 2563 Ghostly Hands Grasp Iron Dagger

    Image: http://www.conceptart.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=2274861&d=1514144740 The spirits love knives.
    - 7 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 1:32am -
  • newquestion for beginner
    Should I start with drawing people or still life? People like Katsuya Terada, Frank Frazetta, Rocking Jelly Bean, etc are very inspiring to me and I hope to do stuff like them. I also want to get into animation as well. I enjoy drawing people and I l…
    - 14 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 6:25pm -
  • newHow can I "test" if my work is derivative work or if it is original enough..
    ...to be my own creation? I try to understand Copyright but it is not easy. In the Long run I want to be able to draw Hobbyist Comics that please me. But even without doing it as a Commercial Thing, i want to be able to call the Comic my own creat…
    - 19 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 1:18pm -
  • newDSG 2562 Submersible Horse Carriage

    DSG 2562 Submersible Horse Carriage

    Image: http://www.conceptart.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=2274861&d=1514144740 *Neigh* bubbles...
    - 21 hours ago, 24 Apr 18, 12:11pm -
  • Art Prism
    For those looking to sell their fine art via Art Prism,here is what i have found on their website for a successful application- The selection process will involve judging artistic quality(composition and overall impression of the art), quality of…
    - 1 day ago, 24 Apr 18, 7:50am -
  • Industrial design vs product design
    Are industrial and product design the same thing?
    - 1 day ago, 23 Apr 18, 9:53pm -
  • Terryl Whitlatch & Creature Design
    An artist I really like just picked up a bunch of Terryl Whitlatch's creature design books. I've never seen them mentioned around here before, so I was wondering if anyone else had them and what your opinion on them was? I already have James Gurney's…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 7:55pm -
  • Ztj Illustration

    Ztj Illustration

    I wanted to share some of my art More of me at ztjillustration.com Attachment 2288048 (http://www.conceptart.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=2288048)Attachment 2288049 (http://www.conceptart.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=2288049)At…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 7:12pm -
  • DSG 2561 The Rabbit Who Never Said "No"

    DSG 2561 The Rabbit Who Never Said "No"

    Image: http://www.conceptart.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=2274861&d=1514144740 Nope.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 8:00am -
  • Boss fight scene, how to improve the staging and focus

    Boss fight scene, how to improve the staging and focus

    Hello everyone so I'm working on this boss fight piece and this is what I have so far Attachment 2288020 (http://www.conceptart.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=2288020) this is a more developed sketch from my thumbnail Attachment…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 6:26am -

creaturemag

  • Artist Spotlight – #96 – Nick Alston
    Artist: Nick Alston Website: www.nickalston.co.uk Who are you, where are you from? I’m Nick Alston. I studied up in Scotland, but I currently live in London. What do you do? I’m an illustrator. In reality, that means that I sit at my desk drawing…
    - 11 Sep 17, 4:00am -
  • Artist Spotlight #9: Joe Cruz
    Artist: Joe Cruz Website: joecruz.tumblr.com Joe Cruz is a freelance illustrator/designer living near the London. His work is a mixture of bold, strong lines and powerful colour along with a dark sense of humour. What do you do? I am a freelance arti…
    - 10 Sep 17, 2:08pm -
  • Happy Friday Max the Octopus
    Artist: Adam Pryce Title: Happy Friday Max the Octopus Website: adampryce.com Its Friday and that means the end of a long working week at the Catfish sanctuary for Max the octopus – and what better way to celebrate than doing all his favourite thin…
    - 9 Sep 17, 4:00am -
  • Freak of the week with David Litchfield
    Artist: David Litchfield Project: Freak of the week Website: Facebook page We celebrate this independence day with more outstanding and exclusive drawing from David Litchfield. This is some kind of angel / devil hybrid. David’s imagination must…
    - 8 Sep 17, 4:00am -
  • Artist Spotlight #56 – Vania Barbato
    Artist: Vania Barbato Website: Vania’s Flickr Who are you? I am Vania. What do you do? I’m a freelance illustrator. Why do you do it? Just for fun! Who are your influences? Daniel Clowes, Chester Brown, Stanley Donwood and many others. What inspi…
    - 7 Sep 17, 4:00am -
  • Gods and Monsters #9
    Artist: Ed J Brown Project: Gods and Monsters Website: edjbrown.com Blog: edjbrown.tumblr.com The Iku-Turso is a sea-monster and sometimes God of War in Finnish mythology. His description is somewhat vague ranging between “the bearded one”,…
    - 6 Sep 17, 3:30am -
  • Mulga’s Zombie Zoo – Zombie Reece
    Artists: Joel Moore Project: Mulga’s Zombie Zoo Website: mulgasroom.blogspot.com.au An Ode to Zombie Reece His name is Reece and he had a beard So damn bushy and so revered Then one day he made a decision To cut that beard with a blade of precis…
    - 5 Sep 17, 4:00pm -
  • Tess and Tom
    Artist: Matt Witt Project: Tess and Tom Website: tessandtom.co.uk Creaturemag would like to introduce Tess and Tom, the travelling illustrations. A new project by Matt Witt and Creaturemag.com Tess and Tom are on a journey to see how far around the…
    - 4 Sep 17, 7:35am -
  • Random Bunny Strip #1 – By Getliffe
    We would like to introduce to you “The Little Bunny Books of Mean”. A comic strip creation by regular Creature contributor, artist Chris Getliffe. The first one, is rather revolting! And to be honest many of them can be pretty sinister and twiste…
    - 3 Sep 17, 6:27am -
  • The Inside Thoughts of Now – Living Without Parallels
    + Enlarge image Artist: Thom Kofoed Project: The Inside Thoughts of Now Title: Living Without Parallels Website: thomatronics.com Welcome to the debut solo appearance by Thom Kofoed and The Inside thoughts of Now. Thom is now expressing his inside th…
    - 2 Sep 17, 4:00am -

Drawing Magazine

  • Graphite Drawing Basics 101
    When learning to draw with graphite pencil, knowing the fundamentals is keyThe post Graphite Drawing Basics 101 appeared first on Artists Network.
    - 1 day ago, 24 Apr 18, 1:37am -
  • Paradise City: Art Voyage to Rome
    Another edition of Paradise City coming at you exploring the wonders of Rome, Italy! We talk an artful spin around cities worldwide that lure us with sights, great food, interesting happenings and, of course!, amazing art experiences! The post Parad…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 8:17pm -
  • To Title or Not to Title: Is That the Question?
    Beginner Art Questions: The Paint Is Drying … Now What? Artist Ginny Gluege approached us with an interesting question and an informed take on what artists can and should consider when debating whether or not to title an artwork. “I don’t like…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 18, 8:47pm -
  • 25 Acrylic Paintings from 25 Top Artists
    Feast your eyes on 25 acrylic paintings from 25 top artists from our AcrylicWorks 5 art contest, themed around the idea of bold values.The post 25 Acrylic Paintings from 25 Top Artists appeared first on Artists Network.
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 18, 8:01pm -
  • 10 Painting Principles Every Artist Should Know
    Oil painter Gregg Kreutz has more than a few tricks up his sleeve when it comes to boosting his creative process.The post 10 Painting Principles Every Artist Should Know appeared first on Artists Network.
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 4:00am -
  • 10 Places You’ll Want to Paint
    Need a new place to inspire your next painting or drawing en plein air? Here is a list of 10 places in the U.S., perfect for creating art in the open air.The post 10 Places You’ll Want to Paint appeared first on Artists Network.
    - 5 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 1:46am -
  • Add Colorful Flair to Your Art with Crystal-Powdered Paint
    Discover how to add striking bursts of color to any artwork with Brusho, a nontoxic ink and dye-basked crystal-powered paint.The post Add Colorful Flair to Your Art with Crystal-Powdered Paint appeared first on Artists Network.
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 1:19am -
  • Make Your Own Paint
    Want to know how easy it is to make your own paint? In this tutorial, you’ll learn all you need to know, plus step-by-step photos to help get you started!The post Make Your Own Paint appeared first on Artists Network.
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 12:00am -
  • Serving Up Watercolor Cakes
    Maggie Austin creates gorgeous watercolor cakes that show off both artistry with a brush and delicious confections.The post Serving Up Watercolor Cakes appeared first on Artists Network.
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 1:55am -
  • Create a Collage Landscape Inspired by Robert Rauschenberg
    Taking Risks in Your Art Robert Rauschenberg was an artist who liked to challenge conventional artistic thinking. He used found materials to create collages and assemblages that both astounded and confounded those who saw them. Inspired by his artist…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 12:37am -

HeroMachine

  • newCaption Contest #116 Results

    Caption Contest #116 Results

    Ok guys, last week I asked you all to come up with the best caption for this here image: There were actually only 4 people enter this week, so I'm going to dispense with doing a top 5 (as it … Continue reading →
    - 6 hours ago, 25 Apr 18, 2:17am -
  • CDC #362 – Team Building – Part 1

    CDC #362 – Team Building – Part 1

    The premise of this contest is that over the next number of weeks we will build a team of superheroes and a team of villains. Each week I will supply you with a role, name, or list of powers of … Continue reading →
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 18, 9:55am -
  • CDC #361 – Chinese Zodiac – Result

    CDC #361 – Chinese Zodiac – Result

    You guys really stepped up this week! Amazing work by everyone. Honourable mentions this week go out to:    Rekuhls Nath   Kellkin    Aidan Hershberger   Melmo44 and    Bryce Elmore Runner Up this week goes to...   Lady … Continue reading…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 18, 9:43am -
  • Weekly News Roundup!

    Weekly News Roundup!

    Hey everyone, we’re back with a roundup of the latest news around the web. Let’s dig in! Movies -The first trailer for the second installment of the Netflix Godzilla anime dropped! The next film, titled Godzilla: The City Mechanized for … Conti…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Apr 18, 11:05pm -
  • Caption Contest #116

    Caption Contest #116

    Ok guys, time for another caption contest, where you have to come with the funniest caption for a random panel of my choosing. This week I want you to come up with the best caption you possibly can for this … Continue reading →
    - 7 days ago, 18 Apr 18, 9:19am -
  • CDC #361 – Chinese Zodiac

    CDC #361 – Chinese Zodiac

    Your challenge this week is to create an original hero or villain character inspired by one of the animal signs of the Chinese zodiac. Enter a often as you like! Rules for posts, contests, and challenges: Original characters only, no … Continue rea…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Apr 18, 10:41am -
  • CDC #360 – Zodiac – Results

    CDC #360 – Zodiac – Results

    Just a few entries this week. The win goes to Stagebat. Thanks to all who entered.
    - 10 days ago, 15 Apr 18, 10:28am -
  • Caption Contest #115 Results

    Caption Contest #115 Results

    Ok guys, last week I asked you all to come up with the best caption you possibly could for this anime still: And the top 5 are: HerrD: You know that feeling on Candy Crush when you get top score … Continue reading →
    - 14 days ago, 11 Apr 18, 3:23am -
  • New Segment! The Road to Comic-Con!

    New Segment! The Road to Comic-Con!

    What's this, something new? I know, right? Let's start from the top. There was an announcement not too long ago that there is going to be a new con happening in September close to us! So naturally, we got excited … Continue reading →
    - 16 days ago, 9 Apr 18, 12:51am -
  • CDC #360 – Zodiac

    CDC #360 – Zodiac

    Your challenge this week is to create an original hero or villain character based on one of the signs of the zodiac,. Enter a often as you like! Rules for posts, contests, and challenges: Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, … Conti…
    - 17 days ago, 8 Apr 18, 9:20am -
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Illustration Art

  • ONE LOVELY DRAWING, part 57

    ONE LOVELY DRAWING, part 57

    I love this very cool drawing of a tyrannosaurus rex by Ike, age 6.I spotted it at an art exhibition at Sarah Lawrence College in New York.In response to my most recent post of a drawing by Ronald Searle, various commenters wrote:I think that is the…
    - 11 days ago, 14 Apr 18, 11:52am -
  • ONE LOVELY DRAWING, part 56

    ONE LOVELY DRAWING, part 56

    An elderly gentleman sitting quietly in his armchair reading a newspaper-- could there be a less exciting subject for a drawing?Well, that depends on the artist.Here's how Ronald Searle handles the topic:Look how Searle has re-invented the human form…
    - 23 days ago, 2 Apr 18, 1:08am -
  • THE MEANING OF "ICONIC"

    THE MEANING OF "ICONIC"

    After the recent school shootings in Florida, rival cable news channels and political factions chattered away day and night.  They spewed words of explanation or blame, words of solace or rage, words of hopelessness or words proposing solutions.  (…
    - 42 days ago, 14 Mar 18, 1:16am -
  • THE COLLECTOR'S EYE: PETER DE SÈVE

    THE COLLECTOR'S EYE:  PETER DE SÈVE

    When Rembrandt declared bankruptcy in 1656, an official from the Amsterdam Insolvency Office showed up at his house at No. 4 Breestraat to inventory Rembrandt's possessions.The possessions would have to be auctioned off to pay Rembrandt's debts.  Mo…
    - 56 days ago, 28 Feb 18, 1:34pm -
  • OVER-THINKING THE SITUATION

    OVER-THINKING THE SITUATION

    I like this cartoon by Charles Barsotti of a committee of dogs deliberating a rubber ball:From the inventory of Taraba Illustration Art LLC Barsotti is famous for his light hearted, spontaneous style.  He draws only the bare essentials, perfect for…
    - 60 days ago, 24 Feb 18, 12:03am -
  • THAT CLEAN, SHARP LOOK (day 5)

    THAT CLEAN, SHARP LOOK (day 5)

    This is my final example of an artist who drew in what might be called a slick, polished manner: Leonard Starr. Like other artists we've observed this week, Starr could draw in a tight style:And yet,  take a close and look you'll see that, like the…
    - 60 days ago, 23 Feb 18, 11:50pm -
  • HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY, ONE AND ALL

    HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY, ONE AND ALL


    - 64 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 5:04pm -
  • THAT CLEAN, SHARP LOOK (day 4)

    THAT CLEAN, SHARP LOOK (day 4)

    Continuing our daily series of artists who draw in a slick, polished style: Stan Drake.Like Alex Raymond, Stan Drake drew pretty pictures in a tight, realistic manner. Portraits of the rock group Supertramp from Drake's 1979 strip, "Pop Idols and th…
    - 76 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 1:29pm -
  • THAT CLEAN, SHARP LOOK (day 3)

    THAT CLEAN, SHARP LOOK (day 3)

    Continuing our daily series of artists who draw in a slick, polished style...One current comic artist who draws sharp as a razor is Sean Murphy, creator of series such as Tokyo Ghost and Punk Rock Jesus.Note how Murphy's range encompasses the sleek s…
    - 76 days ago, 7 Feb 18, 11:00pm -
  • THAT CLEAN, SHARP LOOK (day 2)

    THAT CLEAN, SHARP LOOK (day 2)

    Continuing our daily series of artists who draw in a slick, polished style...Allan Kass drew these1960s illustrations for clients such as Esso Oil Company and Vauxhall automobiles.Some will object that this was drawn from photo-reference, but there's…
    - 78 days ago, 5 Feb 18, 10:48pm -

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