AI 'artist' creates new work inspired by Jean-Michel Basquiat

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And to prove the point, they've launched ten new images by their 'AI artist' STiCH, inspired by iconic artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. All images courtesy of the artist. Can computers paint?

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. Semple has now come up with the rather brilliant idea of releasing an Artistic License, sold through his culture Hustle platform. If they find someone questioning their work or their integrity, they can flash their Artistic License.

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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. Giorgiko’s Website. Giorgiko on Instagram.

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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 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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“Fortuitous Encounter” by Artist Lenard Smith


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“Lockdown Collages” by Artist Nico Krijno


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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. She founded Night Diver Press together with her partner Peter Calderwood, utilizing silkscreen and other alternative printing techniques to create prints, books, zines, and monotypes.

Artist Spotlight: Andrés Lozano


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9 Best Illustration & Drawing Courses for Artists (Free & Paid)

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Did you ever want to be an artist growing up? Maybe you reached that goal and work in graphic design but for some of us, maybe we didn’t possess the natural skill or talent that the best artists in the world have. The Best Free & Paid Illustration & Drawing Courses for Artists.

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. Art artist Eleanor Taylor illustration illustrator Norwich College of Art royal college of art ukEleanor Taylor. My work centres around atmospheric landscapes that are both real and imagined.

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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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New graphic novel by illustrator Elisa Macellari tells the fascinating story of cult artist Yayoi Kusama

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Deemed as one of the most important living artists to come out of Japan, Yayoi Kusama is often called the "princess of polka dots" with her dot-covered artworks gaining cult status around the world.

Artist Spotlight: Vicki Ling


Art artist chicago editor pick illustrator member submission vicki lingVicki Ling. Vicki Ling’s Website. Vicki Ling on Instagram.

“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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Artist Spotlight: Alice Oehr


Drawing Alice Oehr artist designer drawing illustrator melbourne still lifeAlice Oehr. Alice Oehr’s Website. Alice Oehr on Instagram.

“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. Photo artist editor pick Maarten Rots member photorgraphy submission

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. It explores the lives of fifteen visual artists from seven different countries, looking at how they have continued to make art during this challenging time.

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Artist Spotlight: Sainte Maria


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Artist Spotlight: Abang


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“M M IV” by Artist Marina Mika


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Artist Spotlight: Yashua Klos


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“Healing” by Artist Evan M. Cohen


Another lovely comic from New York-based artist and illustrator Evan M. Comics artist comic editor pick Evan M Cohen member submissionCohen (previously featured here ). I can see the forest. In the distance, I can hear my name. From above, I am alive, I am magnetic, The Earth pulls at my love. She wakes me. With her electric skies, She shows me. How to live. With graceful eyes. She is the wind. Through the trees, Moving silent sounds, I am the rain.

Artist Spotlight: Mikey Yates


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The Best Huion Tablets for Designers & Artists in 2020

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When you’re a graphic designer or artist, choosing the right tablet for your artwork is important because the wrong tablet can hold your work back and keep you from getting those desired clients. . Here are the Best Huion Tablets for Graphic Designers & Artists in 2020! While the majority of people are right-handed, Huion realizes that artists can be left-handed too and has designed their tablets to be left-handed friendly with the simple check of a box.

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A new generation of digital artists is finding fresh ways to self-promote and survive through Huawei Themes

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As we all know, being an artist is one of the most challenging jobs on the planet. It's no wonder so many digital artists around the globe are seeking success through other channels. Sure, it's great having a creative passion but you don't always get the recognition you deserve.

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“Back Into Your Mind” by Artist Clare Lyons


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Artist Spotlight: Benjamin Björklund


A selection of recent work by Swedish artist Benjamin Björklund (previously featured here ). Painting artist Benjamin Bjorklund painting sweden TrollhättanSee more images below! Benjamin Björklund’s Website. Benjamin Björklund on Instagram.

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Prints by 80 artists and photographers to raise funds to support Black Lives Matter

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Over 80 artists, illustrators and photographers have donated a piece of their own work within the last 24 hours – available to purchase for £100 each online with 100% of profits going towards Bail Funds: George Floyd and the 4Front Project. The limited-edition print sale will be held for 30 days and those featured include Aaron Glasson , the artist from New Zealand currently based in California.

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Artists and designers unite globally to create 'colouring posters' and help UNICEF fight Covid-19

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A group of creatives from the Very Polite Agency in Vancouver, Canada have embarked on a worldwide mission with a simple goal – to unite global artists and designers to support UNICEF in the fight against Covid-19. It's incredible how even despite these extraordinary circumstances, artists from around the globe are eager to be involved in the cause and willing to invest time in putting this all together.".

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“I Set the Moon on Fire Because She Wouldn’t Wake Up” by Artist Mai Ta


Painting artist illustrator Mai Ta new york painting vienameseMai Ta. Mai Ta’s Website. Mai Ta on Instagram.

“Salish Sea” by Artist Klee Larsen


Klee Larsen is a Vancouver based visual artist, inspired by horizon lines in nature. Mixed Media artist editor pick Klee Larsen member mixed media painting photography submission vancouverKlee loves to combine old and new technologies by using film and then digitalizing the image. Working with film gives Klee her favourite end result of grain from high speed film and being able to work with a large negative.

Artist Spotlight: Old City [Interview]


Artist Spotlight: Old City. MUSIC Artist spotlight burning man dj Interview music Old CityInterview with Amer and Hassan, two best friends behind Old City , the DJ duo that was founded at Burning Man, nourished in New York City and inspired by the Middle East.

Your Space or Mine: Artists and designers spread messages of positivity across the UK

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Following on from its popular Community is Kindness project, the Build Hollywood family of Jack , Jack Arts and Diabolical have collaborated with artists and designers from across the UK to bring even more positivity to our streets. These artists have diverse approaches, styles and perspectives," says Khaly Nguyen of the collective.

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Artist Spotlight: Dan Climan


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Artist Spotlight: Renee Brown


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The Courtroom Artist

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Bill Robles reflects on his career as a courtroom artist and how he adapted to on-the-spot illustration. Article

Artist Spotlight: Patrick Quarm


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Eight-year-old boy creates charity exhibition in style of famous artists but with Covid-19 twist

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Eight-year-old Rollo Jensen has created a Coronavirus-themed charity exhibition, featuring artworks in the style of famous artists he likes but with a pandemic twist. He is raising money for The Trussell Trust 's Help the Hungry campaign to help people who have been affected by Covid-19 and are struggling to put food on the table. The organisation supports a nationwide network of UK foodbanks and Rollo's aim was to raise £1,000 for them.

Artist Spotlight: Anna Alpatieva


Painting Anna Alpatieva artist Kyiv National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture painting UkraineAnna Alpatieva. Anna Alpatieva’s Website. Anna Alpatieva on Instagram.

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