Archive for the ‘Resources’ Category

Water Color Still Life 3

Posted: November 20, 2010 in Resources

Artist: Annie Tsai

Title:  City Talk

Dimension:  17 x 13

Media of each work: Watercolor Still-life

Why you chose it:   I chose this because it reminds me of the many times I’ve been in New York City.

What about the reference image you can integrate: She uses many different colors and catches the eye of whoever is looking at the painting.

Some interesting factoids about the artist. Annie has been featured in art competitions all over the world.

 

Water Color Still Life 2

Posted: November 20, 2010 in Resources

Artist: Deepanjana Mondal

Title:  Daffodils

Dimension:  11 x 14 inches

Media of each work: Watercolor Still-life

Why you chose it:   I chose this because I have daffodils at my house, and they are awesome.

What about the reference image you can integrate: She adds a cool background while maintaining focus on the daffodils.

Some interesting factoids about the artist. She is from India and has drawn ever since she was a child.

 

Water Color Still Life 1

Posted: November 20, 2010 in Resources

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Artist: Deepanjana Mondal

Title:  Still Life with Apples

Dimension:  11 x 14 inches

Media of each work: Watercolor Still-life

Why you chose it:   I chose this because I love to eat apples.

What about the reference image you can integrate: She blends colors well to get awesome effects.

Some interesting factoids about the artist. She is from India and has drawn ever since she was a child.

 

 

 

2 Point Perspective 3

Posted: October 19, 2010 in Resources

Artist: Mary Jo Rosania

Title: Corrie Novak

Dimension: 400 x 557

Media of each work: Graphite on Paper

Why you chose it:  It reminds of a dark alleyway that I’ve been through back in New York.

What about the reference image you can integrate: The artist implements a perfect vanishing point.

Some interesting factoid about the artist(s). Mary Jo has received her Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts.

2 Point Perspective 2

Posted: October 19, 2010 in Resources

Artist: Justin Owens

Title: Two Point Perspective

Dimension: 900 x 632

Media of each work: Graphite on Paper

Why you chose it:  I think the house the artist made is unique and pretty cool.

What about the reference image you can integrate: The shading is perfect, along with all of the lines.

Some interesting factoid about the artist(s). Justin is a student at the Academy of Art in San Francisco.

2 Point Perspective 1

Posted: October 19, 2010 in Resources

Artist: Gustave Caillebotte

Title: A Rainy Day in Paris

Dimension: 212.2 x 276.2 cm

Media of each work: Oil on canvas

Why you chose it: I chose this piece because I love rain. Unfortunately, Arizona doesn’t get much rain.

What about the reference image you can integrate:  All of the angles lead to the artist’s vanishing point.

Some interesting factoid about the artist. Gustave was a French painter and was a member of the Impressionists.

1 Point Perspective Resource Post 3

Posted: September 23, 2010 in Resources

Artist: Preston Mojica

Title: One Point Perspective Piece

Dimension: 11 x 14”

Media of each work: Pencil on watercolor type paper

Why you chose it: I chose this piece because it reminds me of a time I sat on a chair and accidently fell.

What about the reference image you can integrate: Preston uses good shading techinuques, as well as shadows to add sort of a creepy effect in the background.

Some interesting factoid about the artist(s. Preston has drawn ever since he could remember and always uses his full initials- PKSM to sign a piece.

1 Point Perspective Resource Post 2

Posted: September 23, 2010 in Resources

Artist: David Martinez

Title: One Point Perspective Drawing

Dimension: 11 x 14”

Media of each work: Pencil Drawing

Why you chose it: The drawing is very calm and reminds me of my neighbor’s backyard.

What about the reference image you can integrate: David used proper shading and had an awesome grasp at 1 point perspective.

Some interesting factoid about the artist(s.  David Martinez not only draws, but is very handy with graphic designing using photoshop, flash, and illustrator.

1 Point Perspective Resource Post

Posted: September 22, 2010 in Resources

The Last Supper

Artist: Leonardo da Vinci

Title: The Last Supper

Dimension: 15 x 29 feet

Media of each work: Mural Painting

Why you chose it: This painting is basically history itself.  I am also Catholic and I can refer to the story behind this painting which is why I like it.

What about the reference image you can integrate: Leonardo uses one-point perspective by facing the whole scene towards us, the audience.

Some interesting factoid about the artist(s). Leonardo da Vinci is a notorious procrastinator and tended to not finish many of his projects.

Pen and Ink Resource Post 3

Posted: September 16, 2010 in Resources

Pen and Ink 3

Artist: Derek McCrea

Title: Budapest Pen and Ink Drawing

Dimension: 7 x 12 Inch

Media of each work: Pen and Ink

Why you chose it. I chose this piece because it displays an awesome city.

What about the reference image you can integrate:  Derek represents the city perfectly through his drawing and did an awesome job with making the objects 3D, and they are shaded perfectly.

Some interesting factoid about the artist(s. Derek McCrea is a US Army Infantry Combat Soldier with two tours in Iraq with the 3rd Infantry Division, and this is his stress relief. He has always loved to paint; it allows him to express emotions on paper and relax