Flora and Fauna Intertwine

"Sinuous branches half-submerged in water, fish swimming through the treetops, and plant life spearing small birds compose the intricate entanglements rendered by Teagan White. Through gouache, watercolor, and colored pencil, the artist merges plant and animal life in delicate scenes that focus on the interconnectedness and beauty of the natural world. Having just moved to the … Continue reading Flora and Fauna Intertwine

Painting Vs. Sketching – 5 Main Differences

Sketching and painting are two types of fine art with many differences between them. sketching is the basis of painting, and the opposite is not true. You should be good at sketching if you want to excel as a painter.  This article tries to emphasize the differences between painting and sketching. It can happen when … Continue reading Painting Vs. Sketching – 5 Main Differences

Collage Through The Ages

When I think of collage, my mind goes first to Picasso and Braque, particularly Picasso's "Les Demoiselles d’Avignon" (1907) and Braque's, "Houses at l'Estaque (1908). These works are referred to as Cubist works, a name applied as an insult by critics as so many Avant-garde artists works were. The term "papier collé" was coined by … Continue reading Collage Through The Ages

Vancouver Art Gallery’s art auction goes online June 1 to 15

The Vancouver Art Gallery has announced that Spring Forward, its annual art auction, will go online this year. The fundraising event, held in partnership with the Heffel Fine Art Auction House, will take place from June 1 to 15. Interested parties can preview the artworks starting May 28. Also happening at the VAG right now … Continue reading Vancouver Art Gallery’s art auction goes online June 1 to 15

How five creators define ‘adult animation’

"What is adult animation? The phrase has starkly different connotations from ‘adult cinema,’ and not everyone we have interviewed is a fan of the label. That said, this is a term that is widely used, both within the animation industry and among audiences, especially as the number of announced adult animated projects had doubled in … Continue reading How five creators define ‘adult animation’

U.K. Woman Makes Stunning Banana Art

Anna Chojnicka never intended to become a banana artist. But in March 2020 when she became sick with a suspected case of coronavirus and was self-isolating at her London, England home, she started to go "a little bit stir crazy."  "The result was banana art," Chojnicka told As It Happens guest host Nil Koksal. "It's now been almost 400 bananas." … Continue reading U.K. Woman Makes Stunning Banana Art