Posts Tagged ‘hands’

hands-on

03Mar13

You know how I like HANDS in artwork, and here David Agenjo made a whole series of paintings studying hands. Expressive in color palette and application, he shows a disciplined control over value. Notice the highlighted areas bring the subject matter to life, despite how many colors are competing for attention. Enjoy the hands!  via.


flesh, sea

27Feb13

I’ve intended to blog about Monica Cook for a while now. Her oil paintings are imaginative, albeit a bit disturbing in content. I like how impeccably she paints a portrait, while at the same time adding invented elements to the scenes – sea creatures, sliminess, perishable food items. These slimy details embed questions within the […]


These paintings are by Los Angeles based artist, Jeff Ramirez. They remind me of parties, more specifically – of the photos I used to take at parties. For still images in oil, they suggest a lot of conversation and laughing to be going on within the imagery. They’re a lot of fun. Look at those […]


Water has not been rendered quite as clear to me than in these paintings of Swedish artist Linnea Strid. She paints individuals (often self-portraits) submerged in water or covered with water. For such a difficult thing to paint on a technical aspect – it’s painting a transparent thing with very-solid-oils after all – she executes […]


masking tape

06Feb11

A great idea to use masking tape as a medium for street art. Here are a couple photos I found from a Paste Magazine article. Oddly enough, the images are of giant hands..i love drawing hands. These are more simplified versions, which works great in these settings.