British artist Dave White has a signature style that involves an explosive application of drips and splats of paint. Often referred to as the UK's Andy Warhol, White recently showed off a new body of work in London for his Western-inspired show Americana. As part of that…
When we first came across artist Eric Zener's underwater paintings back in July 2009, we said that they made us "remember what it feels like to be immersed in cool, clear water. That moment when the world's worries wash away and a sense of calmness overtakes your… Continue
If you're looking to get into the Halloween spirit, love the spookiness of nighttime, or just have a strange fascination with monsters, then you're going to enjoy artist Andy Kehoe's new show coming to the Roq la Rue gallery in Seattle, Washington on October 14th. A few pieces have been released on various websites which will give you a taste of what's to come. The show is called… Continue
With all of her effects created in-camera using the refraction of light and movement in different depths of water, Christy Lee Rogers creates pictures that look like Baroque paintings without the help of Photoshop. Her obsession with water as a medium coupled with her dedication to photography as an artistic medium, makes her work truly stand… Continue
If you thought that hyper-realistic paintings always seemed a bit dry and uninteresting, then perhaps you haven't seen these works by Jeff Ramirez. The Los Angeles-based artist keeps his subject matters fresh, making his pieces feel alive and relevant. Currently, you can see some of Ramirez's work along with those by other realist painters, like Aaron Nagel and Jennifer… Continue
Have you ever thought about turning one of your memorable pictures into a work of art? If so, you'll want to know the name Paul Ferney. He's the artist behind Commission Project; it's where Paul creates limited-edition paintings from a picture you provide.
I caught up with Paul to ask him a few questions about this interesting project.
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Laguna Beach, California-based artist Scott Moore loves sharing his creative process. Visit his online gallery, click into one of his images, and you'll see this sentence below each one: "If you would like to see the step-by-step process Scott used to design and paint this image,… Continue
Oh, to have been in Tokyo in June! Shintaro Ohata just finished up a solo exhibition at the Yukari Art Contemprary in Tokyo, Japan. This Hiroshima, Japan-born artist is known for his ability to show us everyday life in a cinematic way. He captures light in his paintings, showering the world, as we know it, with carefully placed strokes of it. "Every ordinary scenery in our daily lives, such as the rising sun, the beauty of a sunset or a glittering road paved with…
You've just got to love it when a person says right off the bat, "Dozens of people told me I should patent or make a business selling Light Scythes. I'm not really into that (but it's open source, so feel free to make your own)!"
Now that we've got that out of the way, just what is a Light Scythe? It's an application for creating programmable LED strips. With what looks like a gigantic… Continue
Over the years, we've featured the wonderfully whimsical work of Mike Stilkey a few times (see here and here) and now the artist is back with some fresh new pieces. His new, solo show, called… Continue
By isolating subjects in a studio against solid colors, Toronto-based photographer Andrew B. Myers makes us think twice about what we're exactly looking at. Most of the time we're amazed at paintings that appear like photos but when was the last time you saw the reverse?
Whether she's making us fall madly in love with the women in her gorgeous paintings or making us feel like we're teenagers again with her beautiful illustrations, Charmaine Olivia is one talented artist. The way she can easily go between mediums, showing us her wide range of styles, one could easily assume she was formally trained. In fact, San Francisco-based Charmaine is a… Continue
Though you'll have to wait till Halloween for AMC TV's new zombie series, The Walking Dead, you can enjoy an incredibly creative, fan-made title sequence right now. Created by writer/director Daniel Kanemoto, the video was originally inspired by Drew Struzan's poster that Struzan designed for Comic-Con. After seeing that poster, Kanemoto decided to create his own cinematic introduction by… Continue
After seeing how tilt-shift photography could make real world scenes appear like miniature models, Serena Malyon, a third-year art student, decided to simulate the effect on Van Gogh's famous paintings. Using Photoshop, she manipulated the light and adjusted the focus to make us see these paintings in ways we could have never imagined.
Mexican-born painter Ana Teresa Fernandez holds a master's degree in Fine Arts at San Francisco Art Institute and has exhibited internationally in Mexico and South Africa. Her paintings attack the double standard imposed on women, showing them performing menial tasks like laundry and sweeping.
"The notion of trying to mop the beach, sweep the sand, it's like… Continue
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Reflecting the shared experiences we have throughout our lives, Norman Rockwell's paintings are truly timeless. As the ultimate storyteller, Rockwell turned everyday life experiences into works of art, making us not only reminisce about a simpler time but giving us hope that a life full of optimism, hope and happiness could exist.
Easily one of the most popular posts on theMET to date is 19 Amazing Paintings, Not Photos. Over 200,000 people have visited this one page alone and just when we think it has reached its full potential, and breathed its last breathe, it comes raging back.
Artist Melissa Haslam is back with a new set of paintings for an upcoming show starting this Saturday at LeBasse Projects in Culver City, California. Alongside the mixed media work of Morgan Slade, Haslam will debut Botanica.
Born in Osaka, Japan, artist Tsuneo Sanda is the man behind some of the most incredible Star Wars art ever made. A self-proclaimed Star Wars fan since 1977 and providing art to Lucasfilm since 1995, he has a wealth of knowledge and experience as well a passion for his craft. Take a look at his newer paintings, like the ones of Natalie Portman as Queen Amidala and…