FAERIES’ TALES AND ART TIPS FROM BRIAN & WENDY FROUD
One of the benefits of living in New York City as an artist is having so many art related events at your fingertips. I recently attended a wonderful lecture by Brian and Wendy Froud at theSociety of Illustrators.
Be inspired by your own landscape. Be inspired by things on your own doorstep.
Loraine Flegal posted this delightful photo earlier today after she helped her daughter cut out all the Vikings of Legend and Lore paper dolls! She used a cookie tin to make them a new home, I just love it!
I’m sold out of the paper doll book but fear not, right now you can get it of Amazon for just $8.99 - that’s 10% off and if you don’t mind buying used you can grab it for even less.
The miniature art of Kiri Østergaard Leonard, 2014. The paintings measure between 3”x3” and 2.5”x3” - Some paintings are sold but those that aren’t will be for sale at the IlluxCon Showcase in Allentown, Pennsylvania from Sep. 18th to Sep 20th. Each cost $50.
When I was a student in college working on my skills as a character designer, I’d had periods where I would sit at my desk working as hard as I could but having little to show for my efforts at the end of the day. I remember sitting there…
It is the job of artists to open doors and invite in prophesies, the unknown, the unfamiliar; it’s where their work comes from, although its arrival signals the beginning of the long disciplined process of making it their own.
I’m a huge fan of New Master’s Academy and have previous subscribed to their online art school. The instructors definitely know their craft so if you’re looking to boost your skills at an affordable price, check them out. Supscriptions run from $29/mo down to $19/mo.