Matthew Vellacott

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Incredible Charcoal Drawings Textured with Scalpel Blades and Sandpaper

Scottish artist Douglas McDougall creates fantastically photorealistic drawings using charcoal as his primary medium but then he textures each work using scalpel blades, sharply cut erasers and coarse sandpaper. The detail to each piece is mind-blowing, especially when it comes to facial hair and …

Madhubala | Watercolours on Paper | 16X11 - Creative Art in Painting by Sunanda Puneet in Portfolio Paintings for Sale at Touchtalent | Touchtalent

Reviewed: "A World of Bonds: Frederick Sommer's Photography and Friendships" at National Gallery of Art

Frederick Sommer's photographs are so diverse, it's hard to believe the same artist made them all.<p>In the National Gallery of Art’s small (verging on …

Beautiful Nightscapes – Photography by Max Seigal

Nature photographer Max Seigal is inspired by his love for the outdoors and all things wild. Whether he is tracking rhinos in the Okavango Delta of …

Original Observer photography: June

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/jul/05/janelle-monae-jessie-ware-observer-photography-june<p>720<p>Lots of goodies for you this month …

How to Make Your Own Light Panel for Portrait Photography

Let’s face it, lighting equipment can be pretty expensive once you add up all the power supplies, light stands, light modifiers, power packs, slaves …

Film Photography Technique Tips for the Digital Photographer

Film photography is similar in many ways to digital photography, and most of your standard digital photography techniques apply to film too. You just …

Ian Komac’s surreal photography

Enough Cool Photography Links to Throw the Earth Off Its Orbit

Things in the world of photography have never been so exciting! Another terrific week rolls by us here and Toad Hollow Photography has been busy …

Flipboard for Photographers and Photography Lovers

Inside Flipboard / July 16, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

5 DIY Photography Projects to Save You Money

Professionals and hobbyists alike realize that photography equipment is expensive. The high costs of gear and accessories is a fact of life for pros …

StreetArt in Germany

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Keith Haring’s Public, Political Art At Paris’s Musee D’Art Moderne

An extensive retrospective of the late American artist Keith Haring opens today at the Musée d’Art Moderne in Paris. The exhibition, titled <i>The</i> …

Modern art made edible by Caitlin Freeman

Thanks to the always excellent Brain Pickings by Maria Popova, we’ve just discovered the edible modern art-inspired desserts of Caitlin Freeman. The …

Is This Really Art?

In Newsweek, Blake Gopnik writes that:<p>Ever since Duchamp’s urinal hit the scene in 1917, and possibly for a dozen or more decades before that, what …

Red is the colour of sex – and the colour of money when it comes to selling art

Sex sells. It's the oldest commercial truth. So perhaps we should not be surprised that, according to Sotheby's art expert Philip Hook, the colour …

Say hello to the rest of the planet – the week in art

Exhibition of the week<p><b>Mexico: A Revolution in Art, 1910-1940</b><p>When did the art of the Americas first become globally influential? Was it when Jackson …