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An Artist a Week: Anita Gadzińska

Week 44: Anita Gadzińska “A Secret Library” Find her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest, or her website. Anita Gadzińska, formerly known online as ‘Mistrel,’ is an artist, illustrator, and storyteller living in Holland. Most of her work is watercolor with Copic marker and gouache added and she favors a distinctly storybook-esque feel in her work that…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Anita Gadzińska

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An Artist a Week: Benjamin Grant

Week 43: Benjamin Grant Center pivot irrigation in the Wadi As-Sirhan Basin of Saudi Arabia Find him on Instagram, Twitter (though the Daily Overview one is much more active), or his website (where you can get his book). There is a phenomena that all astronauts experience called the Overview Effect, wherein the grand scales of Earth shrunk…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Benjamin Grant

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An Artist a Week: Jamie McKelvie

Week 41: Jamie McKelvie “The Wicked + The Divine #16” (Cover A) (2015) Find him on Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, or his website. I know Jamie McKelvie through his work on The Wicked + The Divine. However, you might also know him through his work on Phonogram, Ms. Marvel, Captain Marvel, or band art for bands…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Jamie McKelvie

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An Artist a Week: Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Week 40: Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema “The Roses of Heliogabalus” (1888) See more of his works on this website. Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema was a Dutch painter in the 1800s widely respected for his scenes depicting the decadent excess of Roman, Egyptian, and other classical cultures. He worked primarily in oils and his colors are absolutely stunning.…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

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An Artist a Week: Lily Stockman

Week 39: Lily Stockman “Flat Top (Blue)” (2016) Find her on Instagram, Twitter, or her website. This ‘An Artist a Week’ focus is where I reveal I am still very much a novice student of modern art in that I’m still working on learning terminology and categorization of everything. That being said, this week’s focus is…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Lily Stockman

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An Artist a Week: Marco Nabi

Week 38: Marco Nabi (Untitled) Find him on Instagram, Twitter, Etsy, or his website. Marco Nabi is a watercolor artist whose focus is what he calls “depressive-subversive.” His works aim to express depression in a “flamboyant” way that is powerful, real, and looks at more than what just being sad, which he says is hip and…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Marco Nabi

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An Artist a Week: Anthony Hurd

Week 37: Anthony Hurd “Transition Point” (2015) Find him on Facebook, Twitter, Society 6, and Instagram. Anthony Hurd’s paintings on wood blew me away the instant I first saw them. The magnitude of detail and the surreal, dreamlike lens of the work is such a gorgeous fantasy feast for the eyes. In the featured piece,…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Anthony Hurd

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An Artist a Week: Dave McKean

Week 36: Dave McKean “Garden of Giants” (Mirrormask, 2005) Find him on his website and Twitter. Dave McKean is an artist most commonly known for his collaborations with Neil Gaiman on such things as Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth, Sandman, Coraline, and the movie Mirrormask, which he directed. His style is almost always awash…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Dave McKean

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An Artist a Week: Andy Goldworthy

Week 35: Andy Goldworthy “Rock of Ages” Find him on his website, or buy his books on Amazon.   Andy Goldworthy is a British artist living in Scotland known for his impermanent natural sculptures as part of the Environmental Art movement. His sculptures are made of ice, leaves, sticks, or other natural items specifically chosen for…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Andy Goldworthy

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An Artist a Week: Lauren “Iguanamouth” Dawson

Week 34: Lauren “Iguanamouth” Dawson “Whuckle” (2016) Find them on their art Tumblr, regular Tumblr, or store. Iguanamouth is a different type of artist than the ones I normally feature. Is their art beautiful, technically competent, and extremely skilled, as seen in the piece below? Absolutely. But that’s not why I like them. I love Iguanamouth’s…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Lauren “Iguanamouth” Dawson

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An Artist a Week: Lye Lawrence

Week 33: Lye Lawrence “Love and Marrow” (2014) Find them on Gumroad, Behance, Storenvy, Twitter, or their website. Lye is an illustrator, designer, and comic artist from North Carolina. To quote their website, they like drawing “animals, energetic lines, and the occult.” What I particularly love about this artist is the vast diversity in their…… Continue reading An Artist a Week: Lye Lawrence