How artist Alanna Flowers creates bold and beautiful lettering

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Alanna Flowers is a freelance lettering artist and designer based in Brooklyn, New York, who runs her own studio, AGF Design Studio. Back in May, Alanna had the opportunity to be a featured artist on Adobe Live for two days.

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A thousand beads create a picture: Introducing textile artist Nereida Patricia

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Courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery. Nereida Patricia is a multidisciplinary artist and writer based in Chicago whose practice spans sculpture, text, and performance, exploring themes of history, trans poetics, and identity. Courtesy of the artist

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Artist Spotlight: Johan Barrios


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Artist Spotlight: Gizem Vural


Drawing artist drawing gizem vural illustrator new yorkGizem Vural (previously featured here ). Gizem Vural’s Website. Gizem Vural on Instagram.

Frida Kahlo: The Complete Paintings reveals the artist's work like never before

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It is being hailed as the most extensive study of the artist's life and death. According to Lozano, the first part of the book consists of an essay divided into four chapters that "roughly correspond to the four decades and four phases of Kahlo's artistic career".

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Stuart Semple's physical Artistic License means everyone can now officially be an artist

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In recent years, Stuart Semple has perhaps been best known for his hilarious spat with Anish Kapoor in response to the latter's purchase of exclusive artistic rights to the "world's blackest material", Vantablack, in 2016. I'm an artist, but no one gave me permission to do it.

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Artist Spotlight: Giorgiko


Art artist Duo Giorgiko illustration los angeles paintingGiorgiko (pronounced jee-OR-jee-koh) is the product of a collaborative experiment between Darren and Trisha Inouye melding minimal, expressive character illustration with large-scale classical painting. Giorgiko.

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Pop stars team up with artists to create unique and captivating screenprints

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RYCA & Fatboy Slim – Session Smile © 2021 Courtesy of the artist. Mark Mattock and Stormzy – Stormzy © 2021 Courtesy of the artist. Smith & Lyall and The Chemical Brothers – Keep On © 2021 Courtesy of the artist. Nick Cave – Mermaid © 2021 Courtesy of the artist.

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Artist Spotlight: Clément Thoby


Drawing artist Clément Thoby drawings illustrator paris pastelA selection of pastel drawings by Paris-based illustrator and background designer Clément Thoby. Clément Thoby’s Website. Clément Thoby on Instagram.

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Artist Spotlight: Charlotte Trounce


Painting artist Charlotte Trounce illustrator london paintingLondon-based illustrator Charlotte Trounce. Charlotte Trounce’s Website. Charlotte Trounce on Instagram.

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The many faces of line artist Tzu-Han Huang

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Tzu-Han Huang, or Mai to use her artist name , isn't an agent of chaos. But you could say she's an artist of chaos. As the Taiwanese and UK-based artist tells us, her most recent pieces are random line portraits depicting faces and stories, as inspired by global chaos.

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Artist Spotlight: Steph Lau


A selection of personal and commissioned work by artist Steph Lau. Art artist new york Steph Lau

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“Lockdown Collages” by Artist Nico Krijno


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Artist Spotlight: Eleanor Taylor


Bio: Eleanor Taylor is an artist and illustrator who lives and works in Hastings, UK. In 2019 she was accepted onto the Varda Artists Residency and spent two months in California living on a boat and making work. Eleanor Taylor.

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Artist Shirien Damra's moving mural marks America's first 'Immigrant Day of Resilience'

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Artist Shirien Damra has created a bright and hopeful mural to commemorate 'Immigrant Day of Resilience', a new annual date in the calendar that honours the strength of immigrant communities amid a long history of marginalisation in the United States. Photography by Carla Carrasco Ocampo.

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Artist Spotlight: Lena Gustafson


Paintings by San Francisco-born, Oakland-based artist Lena Gustafson. Painting Art Institute of Boston artist california Lena Gustafson paintingGustafson graduated from the Art Institute of Boston with a BA in Illustration and Art Therapy in 2011.

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Artist Spotlight: Andrew Beck


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17 digital artists you need to know about

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These astonishing digital artists will inspire you

Artist Spotlight: Vicki Ling


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Artist Spotlight: Jiab Prachakul


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Artist Spotlight: Mohamed L’Ghacham


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Artist Spotlight: Kseniya Galper


Painting artist boston editor pick illustrator Kseniya Galper member painter painting submissionA selection of work by Boston-based painter and illustrator Kseniya Galper. Kseniya Galper on Instagram.

Meet Yogisya, the artist who became a hedgehog

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With over 100k Instagram followers, Yogisya may be one of the biggest artists Western audiences haven't heard of yet. The web series was published on the PIE platform after one of its editors approached the artist with an idea for a comic. "I

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Artist Spotlight: Andrés Lozano


Art Andrés Lozano artist drawing illustration london paintingAndrés Lozano. Andrés Lozano’s Website. Andrés Lozano on Instagram.

“Myth” by Artist Jerome Berthier


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19 artists come together to Stop Asian Hate in a print collaboration with Paperboy

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A portion of each sale of a print will also support the artists involved, many of whom are of East and South East Asian heritage. Matt Nguyen is one of the artists and the co-founder of Paperboy, which he launched last summer after he experienced racism during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Penguin celebrates 85 years with gorgeous prints by leading artists

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In celebration of 85 years publishing some of the world's greatest books, Penguin is releasing five commemorative prints by some of its leading artists, with all profits going to the National Literacy Trust.

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Artist Spotlight: Tania Rivilis


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Street Heroines: The critically-acclaimed documentary that celebrates female street artists

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The courage and creativity of female street artists around the world is being celebrated with the premiere of the critically-acclaimed documentary, Street Heroines , produced and directed by Valiant Pictures ' Alexandra Henry.

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Top 12 Character Artists that will Inspire you and Blow Your Mind


Top 12 Character Artists that will Inspire you and Blow Your Mind. At this stage, if you want to be a better character artist then you need some inspiration. In this article, we talk about some of the best character artists that will inspire you. CGIA3D.

“M M IV” by Artist Marina Mika


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Building software for artists

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How can we build software tools that empower artists to use computation in their own work? One way that my group studies expressive power is by learning from and working with domain experts, such as visual artists, to make programming systems and software tools for art.

“Pandemic Life” by Artist Andy Busc


by artist Andy Busc (previously featured here ). Drawing Andy Busc artist drawing illustration los angelesAndy Busc’s Website. Andy Busc on Instagram.

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New film shares life in lockdown for artists with Down's syndrome

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Heart & Sold is a global arts organisation that represents, promotes and supports visual artists with Down's syndrome. Artists in Lockdown has been created by filmmaker Chris Kenward (whose brother David is featured in the film) and produced by Heart & Sold.

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Barbican Brutalism triumphs over Olympics disappointment for artist MAMIMU

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Sticking true to this adage is London-based Japanese artist/graphic designer MAMIMU (aka June Mineyama-Smithson). There's a saying in Japanese that goes "Fall down seven times, stand up eight". Her collaboration with CULT VISION, an eyewear boutique in London's Barbican, was planned to mark the Tokyo Olympics 2020 in their shop window.

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Artist Spotlight: Abang


Illustration Abang artist illustration seoulAbang. Abang’s Website. Abang on Instagram.

Manchester artists respond to Riz Ahmed's acclaimed album The Long Goodbye

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Now, Manchester International Festival (MIF) along with inclusive platform Fuse have commissioned four local artists to create responses to the acclaimed album. The Times I Spend Alone © Saidul Choudhury.

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“Konvergenz” by Artist Maarten Rots


A lovely series by Dutch artist Maarten Rots. Working in the medium of photography, “Konvergenz” explores the area around sommergalerieZöbing (Zöbing am Kamp, Austria), where he stayed as an artist in residence in 2019.

The ultimate 2020 Christmas gift guide for artists and designers

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Each year, we at Creative Boom thoroughly enjoy pulling together lots of creative gift ideas for the festive season, with a particular focus on the artists and designers in your life. This cute stocking filler will appeal to artists and aspiring painters alike.

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Artist Spotlight: Sainte Maria


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Artist Spotlight: Justin Duffus


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Artist Coco Lom celebrates Hackney's community spirit in 30-foot mural

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Artist and designer Coco Lom's distinctive style mixes a bold, bright colour palette with black and white patterns, often created using a photocopier.

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Artist Dan Rawlings delicately hand-cuts an oil tanker to take over a church in Scunthorpe

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British artist Dan Rawlings has taken over a 19th-century church in Scunthorpe by installing a reclaimed oil tanker inside the space, one that he's transformed with his famous freehand drawings of intricate foliage motifs, delicately cut into the giant vehicle's steel body.

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