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  • 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…
    - 35 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…
    - 54 days ago, 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…
    - 57 days ago, 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…
    - 71 days ago, 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…
    - 71 days ago, 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…
    - 97 days ago, 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 -
  • 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…
    - 22 Mar 18, 12:06pm -

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

  • newWhat to discuss with an industry speaker.
    I will be attending EGX in the UK and I plan to talk to some game developers/artists from different game studios. What are some good questions or things I should discuss with them as an amateur working towards concept art? At the moment, I don't have…
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 7:32pm -
  • newIt looks off... but I dont know why

    It looks off... but I dont know why

    Attachment 2301058 (http://www.conceptart.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=2301058)Attachment 2301060 (http://www.conceptart.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=2301060) hi everyone! I painted this digitally. the bottom one is the sketch i…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 11:54am -
  • newSketchbook: My progress sketchbook for digital painting (Brutal criticism please!).

    Sketchbook: My progress sketchbook for digital painting (Brutal criticism please!).

    Hi all, I'm hoping to teach myself to A) paint digitally and to B) draw realistically with better technique. I want to hit both of those birds with one stone, so I'm going to try to do an hour of sketching as regularly as possible (hopefully daily…
    - 11 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 11:42am -
  • newArt: I got these because I like them what do you think?

    Art: I got these because I like them what do you think?

    I'll be hanging them at home :) I might need an opinion on where. The art is signed and dated Jean-Noël Normandin I just know he's from Quebec. Is this considered impressionism? I've always wanted to collect art. I bought a bin and it had many pain…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 10:29am -
  • newDSG 2740: Your Favorite Childhood Confection

    DSG 2740: Your Favorite Childhood Confection

    Image: http://www.conceptart.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=2274861&d=1514144740 Show us which childhood confection (sugary treat, dessert, snack, etc.) you had affection for.
    - 23 hours ago, 18 Sep 18, 11:31pm -
  • C.O.W. #430 - Armored Hell Tarantula Lizard - WIPS Thread

    C.O.W. #430 - Armored Hell Tarantula Lizard  - WIPS Thread

    Image: http://www.conceptart.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=2223445&d=1481745698 For more info and details about the rules go here: http://www.conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php?t=110879 ...
    - 1 day ago, 18 Sep 18, 10:22pm -
  • mysterious death

    mysterious death

    Attachment 2301024 (http://www.conceptart.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=2301024)
    - 1 day ago, 18 Sep 18, 6:48pm -
  • Environment with rocks

    Environment with rocks

    Hi to everyone! This is a digital painting that I did in December inspired in somebody exploring a different place. I would like to receive some critiques about antything you want. Thanks! Attachment 2301019 (http://www.conceptart.org/forums/attac…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Sep 18, 4:46pm -
  • illustrator/concept artist available for freelance work

    illustrator/concept artist available for freelance work

    Hi there, I am available for freelance work, so if you like what you see, shoot me an email with a description of your project and we can start from there :) email: paulboutros436@hotmail.com Best, http://paulboutros.com/ Paul Attachment 23…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Sep 18, 12:32pm -
  • Mind of this Man. Welcome to my sketchbook.

    Mind of this Man. Welcome to my sketchbook.

    Hello! I'm really looking to grow as an artist and would really love feedback on my artwork so I can figure out how to focus my fundamental studies. Feel free to comment on anything posted. Thanks and enjoy! Attachment 2300970...
    - 1 day ago, 18 Sep 18, 12:22pm -

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

  • 125 Artists and Their Historic Studios
    From Georgia O’Keeffe’s New Mexico compound to Winslow Homer’s coastal Maine studio to artists you have yet to discover from all four corners of the world–enjoy this incredible round up of 125 artists and their historic studios with details o…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 18, 8:17pm -
  • 31 Art Terms to Know for Describing (Your) Art
    A visual artist’s art history glossary of must-know art terms to use when describing artwork–especially your own paintings and drawings.The post 31 Art Terms to Know for Describing (Your) Art appeared first on Artists Network.
    - 3 days ago, 16 Sep 18, 8:52pm -
  • Artist, Tell Us What Making Art Means to You
    ArtistsNetwork Artist & Maker Survey wants to hear from you! Tell us where making art fits into your creative journey and how we can support you with education, resources and more. The post Artist, Tell Us What Making Art Means to You appeared first…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Sep 18, 8:13pm -
  • Black Goes with Everything
    Slip into something a little more elegant with the color story behind black. Yup, little black dress, black garlic, Anish Kapoor and more!The post Black Goes with Everything appeared first on Artists Network.
    - 7 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 8:58pm -
  • Art Hacks for the Darkest Dark
    Here is a round up of art hacks and tips to take the mystery out of mixing black and using it in your paintings and drawings. The post Art Hacks for the Darkest Dark appeared first on Artists Network.
    - 7 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 8:51pm -
  • 11 Artists on the Sketchbooks and Materials That Keep Them Creative
    11 artists open the pages of their sketchbooks and journals, with recommendations for us sketching techniques to use, plus the art materials they wouldn’t do without.The post 11 Artists on the Sketchbooks and Materials That Keep Them Creative appe…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 10:26am -
  • Your Body Is a Wonderland, But Show Me the Landmarks
    Learning how to draw bodies and human anatomy is a fun and exciting prospect for a student of art because it means being able to capture the human element in all its forms and movements. And if you are taking your art seriously with a capital ‘S’…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Sep 18, 8:43pm -
  • Putting Art Into #Vanlife | Painting the Redwoods
    What would you do to get the most out of a four day painting trek into the redwoods? An intrepid, wanderlust painter, Emilie Lee explores the redwoods of California for a full four days of plein air painting and sketching. The post Putting Art Into…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Sep 18, 8:43pm -
  • Monotype Mania
    At the Salmagundi Club, in New York City, the printmaking technique of monotype brings artists together in gatherings that are equal parts party and serious workshop.The post Monotype Mania appeared first on Artists Network.
    - 15 days ago, 4 Sep 18, 8:38pm -
  • How to Clean an Oil Painting
    Learning how to care for your paintings once they dry is an important part of the studio process. Discover how to clean an oil painting from artist and instructor Johannes Vloothuis. The post How to Clean an Oil Painting appeared first on Artists Ne…
    - 17 days ago, 2 Sep 18, 8:11pm -

HeroMachine

  • newCaption Contest #127

    Caption Contest #127

    Ok guys, it's time for another caption contest. This week I want you to come up with the best replacement dialogue for this panel: Everyone can have a maximum of 3 entries, entries must be in by next Wednesday (Sep … Continue reading →
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Sep 18, 8:30am -
  • CDC #380 – To Boldly Go! – Results

    CDC #380 – To Boldly Go! – Results

    Great job this week folks! Some really imaginative entries. Honourable mention goes to Xinmodic for this Armada Starship. Runnerup this week is RobM for the Raptor The Raptor was a strong contender for the win, but that honour goes to... … Continue…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Sep 18, 9:24am -
  • CDC #381 – History Revisited!

    CDC #381 – History Revisited!

    A few years ago I did a series of designs updating historical figures as modern superheroes and villains. Above is my design for GK – the modern incarnation of Genghis Khan. He spends his days hanging at Venice Beach, and … Continue reading →
    - 4 days ago, 16 Sep 18, 9:00am -
  • CDC #379 – Hero Yourself! Prize for Anarchangel

    CDC #379 – Hero Yourself! Prize for Anarchangel

    Anarchangel's original... My take... Congrats again!  
    - 4 days ago, 15 Sep 18, 11:15am -
  • Caption Contest #126 Results

    Caption Contest #126 Results

    Ok guys, once again I'm late doing this. Sorry. At least I remembered. Anyway, last week I asked y'all to come up with the best caption for this here panel: As we didn't get too many entries this week, I'm … Continue reading →
    - 6 days ago, 13 Sep 18, 4:07pm -
  • Countdown to The Predator

    Countdown to The Predator

    Hey folks, it’s been a while. But we’re here today counting down to the release of The Predator, the newest entry into the eponymous franchise. So, to do so, we are going to look at the previous entries in the … Continue reading →
    - 9 days ago, 11 Sep 18, 2:14am -
  • CDC #379 – Hero Yourself! Results

    CDC #379 – Hero Yourself! Results

    Great job this week folks! Honourable mention this week goes out to Sam Heness. Very effective use of colour and shadow. Good job! Runner Up status thus week goes to Kellkin. Nice use of the flame effect, and the body … Continue reading →
    - 11 days ago, 9 Sep 18, 10:02am -
  • CDC #380 – To Boldly Go!

    CDC #380 – To Boldly Go!

    Your challenge this week is to design an original spaceship. It can be anything from a small personal travel device to a massive warship. It is up to you. The winner this week will receive a HeroMachine rendering of my … Continue reading →
    - 11 days ago, 9 Sep 18, 8:00am -
  • CDC #378 – Check Mate! – Prizes for HerrD and Soldering Gunslinger

    CDC #378 – Check Mate! – Prizes for HerrD and Soldering Gunslinger

    HerrD's original  Whittler... My take... I decided to have him whittling a wooden stake to do battle with Soldering Gunslinger's vampire spawn/ SG's original... My version... Congrats again guys!
    - 12 days ago, 7 Sep 18, 3:52pm -
  • Caption Contest #126

    Caption Contest #126

    Ok guys, it's time for another caption contest. This week I want you to come up with the best replacement caption for this panel: Everyone can have a maximum of 3 entries, entries must be in by next Wednesday (Sep … Continue reading →
    - 14 days ago, 5 Sep 18, 2:40pm -
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  • 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…
    - 21 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…
    - 23 days ago, 28 Aug 18, 3:04am -
  • SOCIALIST REALISM, 2018 STYLE

    SOCIALIST REALISM, 2018 STYLE

    Compare these two illustrations of a swamp:John Cuneo's Donald Trump golfing in the swampJon McNaughton's Donald Trump and his cabinet "Crossing the Swamp." One is a simplistic cartoon for infantile minds.  The other is a cover for the New Yorker…
    - 45 days ago, 5 Aug 18, 11:08am -
  • 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…
    - 73 days ago, 8 Jul 18, 12:24pm -
  • THE SECOND COMING OF FLOWERS

    THE SECOND COMING OF FLOWERS

    In his essay, How Flowers Changed the World, famed anthropologist Loren Eisley described the first coming of flowers, 100 million years ago: Once upon a time there were no flowers at all.... only the cold dark monotonous green of a world whose plant…
    - 78 days ago, 3 Jul 18, 10:04pm -
  • ART, TRUTH AND ACCURACY

    ART, TRUTH AND ACCURACY

    Not accurately drawn, but true:That phase of a relationship where nothing fits and everything gets in the way and your feet are just too darn big.On the other hand, accurately drawn but not true:Artist Jon McNaughton uses realism to portray liesWate…
    - 88 days ago, 24 Jun 18, 12:22am -
  • NICK MEGLIN (1935-2018)

    NICK MEGLIN (1935-2018)

    My dear friend, Nick Meglin, died this morning.  For nearly 50 years Nick was the loving heart of MAD magazine and a tireless advocate for its astonishing stable of talent.  The following are some of Nick's classic cover ideas for MAD.But Nick led…
    - 5 Jun 18, 9:19pm -
  • THE FACES OF TIME

    THE FACES OF TIME

    Time magazine-- which was for decades the dominant news magazine in the world-- seems to be limping  toward its end.  It was purchased last year for a fraction of its former value and the new owners are  dismantling and selling off the assets.The…
    - 24 May 18, 3:42am -
  • A TALE OF THREE LANDSCAPES

    A TALE OF THREE LANDSCAPES

    Which of these two landscapes is more realistic?George InnessSean LynchWell, the pink version is actually a photograph, taken with film which reveals near-infrared light.  We don't normally see near-infrared light because our puny eyes are limited t…
    - 19 May 18, 10:57pm -
  • PAINTING FOR THE ANGELS

    PAINTING FOR THE ANGELS

    The peculiar grace of a Shaker chair is due to the fact that it was made by someone capable of believing that an angel might come and sit on it.                                                                      …
    - 12 May 18, 6:30am -

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