Mikkel Olsen

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MEAD SCHAEFFER: A CLOSER LOOK

Mead Schaeffer (1898-1980) was one of the classic illustrators from the golden age of American illustration. He illustrated such well known books as</i> …

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Drawing Tips From Comic Book Artists (Part Two)

All these examples come from the same two sources as last time: "The Mighty Thor, Vol.1", artwork by John Romita Jr. and Klaus Janson, and "...

Marco's Stuff: Fall

3 Reasons to Master the Art of Storytelling

Most entrepreneurs don't realize the art of storytelling can help you succeed in the start-up world.<p>Storytelling is a timeless human tradition. Before the written word, people would memorize elaborate stories full of morals that shaped cultures for generations. Today, kids can barely sit through …

Stupid Pony Thing

How I Make a Picture Book

And not the only way to make a picture book, obviously.<p>If it’s not my own story, then I’m starting with just a Word document or whatever of the …

Imaginative Photographs That Mix Ordinary Objects and Simple Sketches

If you want a daily dose of creativity and humor, start following the Instagram account (@cintascotch) of art director Javier Pérez. The …

The Life and Times of an Aging Superhero Captured in Oil Paintings by Andreas Englund | Colossal

<p>In his ongoing series of photorealistic oil paintings called the <i>Aging Superhero</i>, Swedish artist Andreas Englund takes us into the candidly humorous …

A (Digital) Painter's Approach

Painting and drawing... painting and drawing... what's the difference exactly? And what do we mean by "painting" anyway (especially when there is no …

A (Traditional) Painter's Approach

Sometimes you have an image in your head that seems so clear... until you try to actually capture it. This scribble may not look like much, but for …

Inking — Part 3 of 3

Ink on bristol board (with digital color), 11 × 17″.<p>This is the final installment of my 3-part series on inking (here are parts 1 and 2), but that …

Haddon Sundblom - Painter - Illustrator

Best known for his Coca-Cola Santa's from the '50's Sundblom had a solid stroke - economical and bravura. <br>Sargent, Zorn, Sorolla are the lights on …

Personal Work: Making it Count

<i>Hey! Wait a minute. Something's not right. Yes, I know what you're thinking, dear reader -- you clicked over to see a new Gerard post, but it's</i> …

Architecture Art and Design Magazine

Latest<p>May 25, 2018<p>Being a part of a predominantly visual profession, architects are encouraged to focus heavily on drawing, modeling, and designing. …