Have you ever taken a docent tour at an art museum? Did you like it?
“Design is the application of intent. Graphic design targets the eye, and ultimately the mind’s eye, of both the individual beholder and the broader audience. Strategy, concept, message, and visual vocabulary connect sender and receiver by means of graphic acuity and attraction… you see?”
Where did Inktober come from? How did it start? Image Credit: Dan Vazco (Instagram)
“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.”
“All art is a kind of confession, more or less oblique. All artists, if they are to survive, are forced, at last, to tell the whole story; to vomit the anguish up.”
Is it easy to transition from drawing with pens and pencils in a sketchbook, to using a tablet with a touch screen?
“Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not the sitter.”
“Learning never exhausts the mind.”
Do you prefer animated or live action television shows and movies? Which shows/movies? Does it depend on the genre? What types of animation?
Do you ever confuse two artists who have similar looking artworks? Which artists?
“I shut my eyes in order to see.”
To painters: Whats the difference between painting on linen versus canvas?
Do you think in images or words?
What are you favorite websites for art world news?
What is a good title for this painting? 48”x62” oil on canvas artist:Robert Tokley http://www.roberttokley.com
What do you think of this? (tempera and gold on wood) http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/458967?sortBy=Relevance&ft=cars&offset=60&rpp=20&pos=75
“A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.”
“Men have escaped the criticism, and it’s high time they came under the microscope as well. Elected officials need to get with the semiotics of fashion, because the clothes we wear send a message about how we’re perceived, and they have constituents they’re serving.”
The blue man, is a drawing from Mark Pol. www.markpol.nl. He was thinking about the Humankind. He can’t deny that the Humankind is in the blue period. The world is quite cold, not cool, slowly it will turn to red maybe. There is a rage going around. The people are angry, why? We do not […]
Who is your favorite Impressionist or Post-Impressionist?
“Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.”
“I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.”
Do you like to take corny family photos? What do you think of them?
Do you doodle in the margins of your notebooks? What do you doodle? Why do you doodle? Is it something that keeps your hands busy, helps you concentrate, capture artistic inspiration, or another reason?
Whats a funny caption for this artwork?
“‘I don’t know anything about art, but I know what I like,’ really means, ‘I don’t know anything about art, but I like what I know.’”
“I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste.”
What first got you interested in art? A friend or family member, art class at school, a specific artist or artwork, a visit to a museum… how did it all start for you?
“Artists teach critics what to think. Critics repeat what the artists teach them.”
“Good art is not what it looks like, but what it does to us.”
“Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.”
Do you think a studio art class or an art history class should be required of college students? What about high school students? What kind of art class should be mandatory?
I know a lot of times that when people display art in their homes, they might not need a high quality label like in an art museum, if they decide to use a label at all. But what I don’t understand completely is why public works are often missing labels. Is there a reason for […]
“Genius is only childhood recovered willfully.”
“Painting is self-discovery. Every good artist paints what he is.”