Archive for January, 2008

Carson Ellis

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

carsonellis.jpgThere is a pretty good variety of works over on Carson Ellis’ website, but my favorites have to be his watercolours.  They are playful and fun, and they make me jealous because my own watercolours never turn out quite so well.  He has a blog too.

Jennifer Harrison

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

jenharrison.jpgI’ve always been a sucker for rooftops, so finding Jennifer Harrison’s heavily textured and simplified clusters of rooftops, inspired in part by Toronto’s old alleyways, made for a very good day. 

William Lazos

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

williamlazos.jpgThe photo-realistic portraits by William Lazos feel like still shots from movies.  Movies where bad things happen to people.  But in a good way.

Scott Woods

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

scottwoods.jpgI don’t get to travel nearly as much as I would like, but you know what they say: “If you can’t travel yourself, might as well go look at some paintings by someone who has.”  OK, nobody says that.  But Scott Woods has done some travelling, and made some darn fine art as a result.  He also has some great photography and illustration work on the site. 

Matt James

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

mattjames.jpgI like what I see over at Matt James site.  His work is playful, narrative, and bold and that all adds up to good in my books.

Victoria Stusiak

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

victoriastusiak.jpgThere are some great character studies over on Victoria Stusiak’s site

Jim Bourke

Monday, January 28th, 2008

jimbourke.jpgIt looks like Jim Bourke has been spending a great deal of time looking at hands, and it’s paid off.  His older works are impressive as well.

Andrew Morrow

Monday, January 28th, 2008

andrew_morrow.jpgI really like the fish-eye effects Andrew Morrow uses in his urban environments.  His epic war scenes are impressive too.  In fact, there is a little something for just about everyone here

Nicholas Di Genova

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

nicholasdigenova.jpgMan oh man, I am loving the creatures that are pouring out of Nicholas Di Genova’s head over here.   Using ink and animation paints on mylar,  he does some fantastic things.  Maybe fantastical is a better description, but see for yourself.  Oh yeah, he also has a blog.

Eric White

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

ericwhite_fortify.jpgSometimes I wish the Twilight Zone was still on TV.  It’s not, but at least I have the surreal work of Eric White to fill the gap.