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  • Happy Birthday Peter Max

    Happy Birthday Peter Max

    For the past five decades, Max has been part of the fabric of American pop culture, spreading peace, love and his universally recognized art across generations, cultures and eras. His work was and is for all—a democratization of art—from museum w…
    - 27 days ago, 19 Oct 18, 11:42am -
  • Viktor Koen Named Educator of the Year

    Viktor Koen Named Educator of the Year

    Sit across from Viktor Koen at lunch and you’ll receive a whirlwind account of all the projects, assignments, classes he’s teaching, solo or group exhibits and TED talks he’s either done or is going to do. One might question when he has time to…
    - 92 days ago, 15 Aug 18, 12:58pm -
  • 3x3 Illustration Annual No. 15 - Pre-Order

    3x3 Illustration Annual No. 15 - Pre-Order

    We’re beginning the design process which always starts with the cover. This year we had quite a number of potential cover images which we narrowed down to a select few before selecting Brian Stauffer's winning image from our show. This is a bit of…
    - 27 Jul 18, 1:36pm -
  • Funny Ladies at The New Yorker - This Thursday

    Funny Ladies at The New Yorker - This Thursday

    The Society of Illustrators is holding a panel discussion featuring your favorite funny ladies!Hosted by Liza Donnelly the curator of Funny Ladies at The New Yorker: Cartoonists Then and Now, and a cartoonist herself. She'll be joined by cartoonists…
    - 24 Jul 18, 5:40pm -
  • Rich Tu Talks Tomorrow

    Rich Tu Talks Tomorrow

    MFA Visual Narrative and SVA Library present a talk by MTV's Vice President of Design Rich Tu (MFA 2009 Illustration as Visual Essay), who will present his work, process and the story behind it all.Storyteller's Series: Rich TuWednesday, July 116:30…
    - 10 Jul 18, 12:33pm -
  • Chris Ware Featured on Art21

    Chris Ware Featured on Art21

    Happened to stumble onto a segment of Artists of the 21st Century, aka Art21, which is a wonderful series covering contemporary art. And surprise, surprise their Chicago segment featured comic artist and illustrator Chris Ware.Take a look. And a inte…
    - 10 Jul 18, 11:39am -
  • Pictoplasma Contest for Young Artists

    Pictoplasma Contest for Young Artists

    Create the characters you wish were there!Pictoplasma, the world’s leading festival of character design and art, has teamed up with Adobe Project 1324 to invite all global youth (ages 18—24) to augment the banality of everyday by giving a face to…
    - 14 Jun 18, 4:29pm -
  • 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…
    - 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 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…
    - 23 Mar 18, 11:52am -

50 Watts

  • Harue Koga

    Harue Koga

    [Show your support for 50 Watts here.]Illustrations and paintings by Harue Koga (1895–1933)Harue Koga for Kodomo no KuniBio from the Hiroshima Museum of Art: Born in Kurume City in Fukuoka Prefecture, Koga left junior high school to be a painter,…
    - 2 May 18, 3:50pm -
  • 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…
    - 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…
    - 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 -

Concept Art

  • newDSG 2800: Girl Finds Friend Alone, Immobile on a Frozen Lake

    DSG 2800: Girl Finds Friend Alone, Immobile on a Frozen Lake

    Image: http://www.conceptart.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=2274861&d=1514144740 It's an icy predicament she found her in.
    - 60 mins ago, 15 Nov 18, 10:38am -
  • newCHOW 475 Antibody Soldier (Finals)

    CHOW 475 Antibody Soldier (Finals)

    Image: http://www.conceptart.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=2300960&d=1537279263 Character of the Week #475 *Antibody Soldier **:right: Deadline - **Monday, November 19th 8AM GMT**:left:* *The winner/s of this round will have their works…
    - 2 hours ago, 15 Nov 18, 9:45am -
  • newshores next to fanasy

    shores next to fanasy

    this is all traditional work,,,irealy want to know what you think guys,,,,, critics n advices nedded,,,,,,,, Attachment 2305505 (http://www.conceptart.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=2305505)Attachment 2305506 (http://www.conceptart.org/foru…
    - 17 hours ago, 14 Nov 18, 6:57pm -
  • Artist Research paper
    Hi, This is my first time posting on here and I hope this okay to post. But I'm currently studying Concept art at University but part of that includes a small research paper. My research paper is 'Is it more advantageous to be a specialist artis…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Nov 18, 8:53am -
  • DSG 2799: A Rapidly Declining Fairy Tale Features Moneyhungry Griffins, Centaurs

    DSG 2799: A Rapidly Declining Fairy Tale Features Moneyhungry Griffins, Centaurs

    Image: http://www.conceptart.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=2274861&d=1514144740 The fairy tale is about to get real. Really real.
    - 1 day ago, 14 Nov 18, 8:37am -
  • [SPOLYK] - Downloading skills

    [SPOLYK] - Downloading skills

    Heya, taking back pencils to get better... cya later on board :)
    - 1 day ago, 14 Nov 18, 7:46am -
  • Calista - Composition 1.1

    Calista - Composition 1.1

    Hello - I said this on my profile, but my daughter and I are working through the composition 1.1 exercise. She's 9 and interested in art, so it is something we do together. I'm sure completing the 20 drawings+ is going to take us a while as I want…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Nov 18, 1:43am -
  • Anyone have experience with Watts Attelier online or other mentorship programs?
    I've been looking to sign up for a monthly mentorship program and have been interested in the Watts Atelier online program. My goal is to become a concept artist/illustrator and have heard many good things about the physical school. Though I'm not en…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Nov 18, 6:58pm -
  • Aero, The Wish Forger
    Hi, I'm new around here and I wanted to showcase some of my art, yes I don't know much of this place in general but I hope you guys aside from the criticism, you could give me tip on what to do around here, thanks I'm a writer and a self taught arti…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Nov 18, 3:45pm -
  • Tshirt Creator Looking for an Artist

    Tshirt Creator Looking for an Artist

    This is where I Lay. I had this idea for a T-shirt and I think it would be really cool to see this professionally done. Attachment 2305386 (http://www.conceptart.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=2305386) It is exactly what it looks…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Nov 18, 2:52pm -

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

  • Combining Watercolor and Colored Pencil
    KATHY KRANTZ FIERAMOSCA demonstrates how artists can bring together gouache, watercolor and colored pencil to create an elegant look.The post Combining Watercolor and Colored Pencil appeared first on Artists Network.
    - 2 days ago, 13 Nov 18, 7:07pm -
  • Breaking Down What Goes Into Old Masters Paintings
    There’s no better painting teacher than your own two eyes. Here Dan Scott, an Australian landscape painter and instructor, shares his insights into a beautiful painting by Claude Monet after spending quality time studying it as both an art instruct…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Nov 18, 7:57pm -
  • Eye on Excellence | Winners of the 35th Artists Magazine Annual Art Competition
    Our praises and congratulations extend to all the winners of the 35th Annual Art Competition. Here, Artists Magazine is honored to present their inspiring contributions to the world of art.The post Eye on Excellence | Winners of the 35th Artists Ma…
    - 8 days ago, 7 Nov 18, 2:59pm -
  • Two-Minute Art History: Niki de Saint Phalle and Her Serious Frivolity
    Plenty of modern artists have been gifted with a flair for the dramatic, and Niki de Saint Phalle (1930–2002) could hold her own with the best of them. The French sculptor and multidisciplinary artist created a brightly colored cast of characters o…
    - 10 days ago, 5 Nov 18, 7:11pm -
  • Color Story | Going Green–Forest Green
    In a sense, the name “forest green” is a misnomer, because as artists well know, leaves and mosses are never a single color, much less a single value. This deep, rich green is fit for subjects both earthy and regal.The post Color Story | Going…
    - 11 days ago, 4 Nov 18, 7:20pm -
  • A Day in the Life of a Watercolor Brush
    Birgit O’Connor delves into the world of watercolor brushes and tells how to shop for them, what to look for and what snap and shine have got to do with it! The post A Day in the Life of a Watercolor Brush appeared first on Artists Network.
    - 17 days ago, 29 Oct 18, 8:50pm -
  • 6 Pastel Painting Tips — Feather Dusters Will Be Involved
    Whatever pastel problem is giving you grief, chances are, many other painters have been there, too. That means there are solutions already out there that can help. Here, you’ll discover proven pastel hacks and tips that can simplify some common pai…
    - 18 days ago, 28 Oct 18, 8:13pm -
  • 9 Things to Remember About Pablo Picasso
    Pablo Picasso lived a life so notorious and had a career so full of highlights that we could likely list one interesting factoid for every year since his birth, but we will settle for sharing these nine things to remember about this modernist titan i…
    - 22 days ago, 24 Oct 18, 8:48pm -
  • Fall Into Color — Paints and Inks to Explore and Enjoy
    These paints and inks pretty much assure that you always find the right color you need to express yourself this season! The post Fall Into Color — Paints and Inks to Explore and Enjoy appeared first on Artists Network.
    - 22 days ago, 24 Oct 18, 6:11am -
  • What Is Bible Journaling?
    Sandy Allnock, author of Bible Journaling Made Simple and the Bible Journaling Made Simple Creative Workbook, introduces us to bible journaling and discusses how this creative worship can be an enriching and powerfully inspiring way of expressing you…
    - 23 days ago, 23 Oct 18, 8:02pm -

HeroMachine

  • newCaption Contest #130 Results

    Caption Contest #130 Results

    Ok guys, last week I asked you to come up with the best caption for this image: And our winner is: The Atomic Punk
    - 19 hours ago, 14 Nov 18, 4:30pm -
  • CDC #388 – International Justice – Results

    CDC #388 – International Justice – Results

    Great entries this week, so this was a tough decision. So here we go... Honourable mentions go out to... American Knight by Rick Blair Captain Rushmore by StarkillerRX AND... Lady Liberty by rekulhs nathe This week's runner up is... Veteran by … C…
    - 3 days ago, 12 Nov 18, 9:37pm -
  • R.I.P Stan Lee

    R.I.P Stan Lee

    It is with great sadness that we have to mark the passing of one of the giants of the comic book industry. Stan Lee may not have invented the idea of the comic book, started the first comic book publisher … Continue reading →
    - 3 days ago, 12 Nov 18, 3:48pm -
  • CDC #389 – International Justice!

    CDC #389 – International Justice!

    Pack your bags and get ready for a trip around the world over the next few weeks. Next stop…Scotland! Your Character Design Challenge thus week is to use HM3 to create a hero inspired by Scotland. The winner this week … Continue reading →
    - 3 days ago, 12 Nov 18, 12:00pm -
  • CDC #387 – Trick or Treat – Prize for StarkillerRX

    CDC #387 – Trick or Treat – Prize for StarkillerRX

    StarkillerRX's original... My take... Congrats again on the win!  
    - 4 days ago, 11 Nov 18, 9:40am -
  • What to Expect When You’re Exercising

    What to Expect When You’re Exercising

    Alternate Title- It’s a Strange World or: How I Learned to Stop Griping and Love the Treadmill Hey everyone, this is something really different from the usual today. I’ve thought about writing something like this for a little while but … Contin…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Nov 18, 1:35am -
  • Caption Contest #130

    Caption Contest #130

    Ok guys, this week I want you to come up with the best possible caption for this movie still: Everyone can have a maximum of 3 entries, entries must be in by next Wednesday (Nov 14th) and All Entries Must … Continue reading →
    - 8 days ago, 7 Nov 18, 3:16pm -
  • CDC #387 – Trick or Treat – Results

    CDC #387 – Trick or Treat – Results

    The win this week goes out to StarkillerRX for the sublime  Cowboy Ghost/ I fell in love with this the moment I saw it! Well done you! Your prize will be posted to the blog later this week.
    - 10 days ago, 5 Nov 18, 9:53pm -
  • CDC #388 – International Justice!

    CDC #388 – International Justice!

    Pack your bags and get ready for a trip around the world over the next few weeks. First stop…the USA! Your Character Design Challenge thus week is to use HM3 to create a hero inspired by the USA. The winner … Continue reading →
    - 10 days ago, 5 Nov 18, 2:00pm -
  • CDC #386 – Haunted Houses – Prize for Xinmodic

    CDC #386 – Haunted Houses – Prize for Xinmodic

    Xinmodic's winning haunted house... My design for its' inhabitant... Congrats again on the win!
    - 11 days ago, 4 Nov 18, 11:33am -
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Illustration Art

  • JOHN KASCHT KNOWS WHEN TO LEAVE OUT AN EYE

    JOHN KASCHT KNOWS WHEN TO LEAVE OUT AN EYE

    There's plenty to admire about John Kascht's caricature of Keith Richards.I like the way Kascht seized control of the shape of the head; that receding chin, those marvelous lips.  I like how he captured the dissolute look of an aging rock star-- t…
    - 20 days ago, 26 Oct 18, 10:21pm -
  • MY CANDIDATE FOR THE NEXT X-MAN

    MY CANDIDATE FOR THE NEXT X-MAN

    If Professor X ever goes looking for a super powered mutant with control over color, I recommend he make a beeline for Nathan Fowkes.For years I've admired Fowkes' astonishing facility with color. This recent painting of a rainy London street knocke…
    - 26 days ago, 20 Oct 18, 11:33pm -
  • A DITKO TRIBUTE

    A DITKO TRIBUTE

    Last week Steve Ditko left us to join the hoary hosts of Hoggoth.  He will be remembered worldwide for his role in creating Spiderman, definitely one of his lesser artistic achievements.Ditko was a highly imaginative comic artist whose half baked po…
    - 29 days ago, 17 Oct 18, 7:23pm -
  • THE THINGS THAT NUDITY REVEALS (part 5)

    THE THINGS THAT NUDITY REVEALS (part 5)

    At the beginning of this series on nudes, I suggested that mapping the human body was similar to uranography, the astronomical science of mapping the cosmos.One reader inquired: "What the hell are you talking about?"True, our fragile little bodies…
    - 35 days ago, 11 Oct 18, 1:51pm -
  • THE THINGS THAT NUDITY REVEALS (part 4)

    THE THINGS THAT NUDITY REVEALS (part 4)

    April Greiman gained fame as a "pioneer of digital graphic design." In 1986 she was commissioned to produce an issue of Design Quarterly magazine. She converted the entire issue into a  nude self-portrait, a large (2' x 6') poster littered with gra…
    - 38 days ago, 8 Oct 18, 7:44pm -
  • THE THINGS THAT NUDITY REVEALS (part 3)

    THE THINGS THAT NUDITY REVEALS (part 3)

    Celebrity artist John Currin proclaimed, "Culture is for old people. When you're young you have your body and that's all you need."  This philosophy might help explain why Currin remains a jejeune confectioner of synthetic nudes:CurrinCurrin is…
    - 40 days ago, 6 Oct 18, 11:54am -
  • THE THINGS THAT NUDITY REVEALS (part 2)

    THE THINGS THAT NUDITY REVEALS (part 2)

    Artist Gaston Lachaise spent a lifetime drawing and sculpting nude images of his wife and muse, Isabel.  Despite the fact that she weighed a mere 110 pounds when they met, he always envisioned her as an immense, rotund goddess.Isabel as seen thr…
    - 44 days ago, 2 Oct 18, 4:47pm -
  • THE THINGS THAT NUDITY REVEALS (part 1)

    THE THINGS THAT NUDITY REVEALS (part 1)

    Sigmund Lipinsky (1912) Some nude drawings are psychological documents; others are engineering diagrams.Some celebrate the triumph of the flesh while others mourn its mortality.Some drawings groan of manual labor while others float effortlessly.Lipi…
    - 45 days ago, 1 Oct 18, 4:59am -
  • ART THAT DOESN'T QUITE MAKE SENSE

    ART THAT DOESN'T QUITE MAKE SENSE

    Here are three hilarious drawings.  Each one employs simple lines to force us to reconsider the rules of the game:Lynda BarryMany years ago, Louis Magila snuck a little Theater of the Absurd into an unappreciative magazine for menBasil WolvertonWhen…
    - 78 days ago, 29 Aug 18, 5:53pm -
  • ONE LOVELY DRAWING, PART 58

    ONE LOVELY DRAWING, PART 58

    Tom Fluharty named his new kickstarter project after a pencil.  Fluharty discovered the Prismacolor 901 indigo bleu pencil, and was so inspired by its qualities that he used it to draw a rich symphony of drawings.There's plenty to love in this col…
    - 79 days ago, 28 Aug 18, 3:04am -

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