Mark Harris is a painter out of goldsmiths college in London. He’s an esteemed artist in galleries all over the east coast presently and has shown work world wide. We have shared interest in punk music, the psychedelia movement of the 1960’s, and the counterculture nature of the drug industry today. And to top it off he’s… Continue reading Mark Harris – Artist Talks at the CAC
So this guy was kind of intense and came off as a little pompous but you know I think by the end of his speech, he earned his right be as such. He’s an artist that came up from a relatively well off family but otherwise he was just like any other guy in art… Continue reading Cedric Michael Cox
Drew Yakscoe was a former classmate of mine, a few years ahead in school. He’s a painter and a print maker and ultimately, just kind of a badass fresh out of school as a young professional in the art world. Anyways I sat down with him the other day in his studio to see what… Continue reading Artist Interview – Drew Yakscoe
The reality is here that, although I do draw inspiration from other artists and different movements I’ve studied, most of my art is in the moment and a reflection of what is going on in my life as it stands. It could be something as small as being inspired by the swirling of creamer in… Continue reading What I do to research for art
When I’d started this drawing, it was inspired out of just a doodle, a youtube video, and a sparked interest in this fancy new-fangled pen I’d found at the DAAP Art Store. I was walking the aisles looking for double sided tape when I came across this puppy – a 0.20mm micron pen. I’d watched… Continue reading Building a Micron-Dot Drawing
I start off by prepping my canvas. I’ve talked in length about this before in a previous post, so I’ll keep it short. I gesso 3-5 times and sand then attach my canvas to my supporting structure. This painting is a 4×6 foot board made of standard quarter inch ply and a few 2×4’s on… Continue reading How I paint.
Andre Derain is one of the so-called cofounders of fauvism. He worked along side matisse in art school after some supposed convincing of his parents to allow him to leave engineering school. He and Matisse were dubbed “les Fauves” at the Salon d’Automne, an art show of the mediterranean village of Collioure. Les Fauves means… Continue reading André Derain