SumoGrip Premium Erasers Are Ideal for Reductive Drawing

SumoGrip Premium Erasers work like ultra-fine sandpaper to get into the small grooves of paper and grab and trap erased graphite. Check out this video where artist Lemia Crescent uses the SumoGrip Premium Eraser to play with highlights, textures, gradation in tone, and to create contrast between light and shadow in her graphite illustrations. She […]

Using GOLDEN High Flow Acrylics Paint in Empty Markers

GOLDEN High Flow Acrylics offer all the benefits of an artists’ quality acrylic paint, but with an ink-like consistency. Because of the low-viscosity, High Flow Acrylics can be used to fill empty markers as a way of incorporating higher quality paints in street art, or bringing the speed and convenience of marker pens to fine […]

Paper Crafting with Excel Blades

We’re so excited to share a new video made by artist and influencer Maria Marinoni! In the video below, Maria shows you a very simple floral project and paper crafting technique with a few tools. You do have the option to add the colored background however, it is not necessary. Free your imagination and doodle […]

“Imagine A New Way Of Painting” with Sennelier Abstract Acrylics

Let’s follow Sennelier artist Julien Raynaud to his home town of Marseille (France) and see how he paints with Abstract® Acrylics by Sennelier. We really like how he changes things up with the Abstract Tip Set. Julien also uses the new Abstract Acrylic Ink, which doesn’t drop until mid-late March. Don’t worry, we’ll let you know […]

Creating a Monotype with GOLDEN OPEN Acrylics

If you’ve never used OPEN Acrylics by GOLDEN, you’ll want to check out this video showing yet another way to use one of our favorite paints. OPEN Acrylics feature uniquely relaxed working characteristics and a remarkable ability to resist skinning and remain wet on the palette during long painting sessions. Working time varies according to […]

Art on the Superyachts

This article in Bloomberg about “Expensive yachts that double as floating art galleries…” is pretty ridiculous. Then I clicked on the “Listen to Article” button. “Art historian and conservationist Pandora Mather-Rees runs courses in practical care of fine arts on a superyacht — at a cost of as much as 300 euros a day. Mather-Rees […]

Art Jobs: Full-Time Faculty at Otis College of Art & Design

Otis College of Art and Design seeks applications for a full-time faculty appointment serving both the Communication Arts Department and MFA Graphic Design Department. This position requires teaching effectiveness in research, writing, critical theory, and studio development. Areas of expertise could include environmental graphics, community engagement, branding, user experience, and/or new technologies. The successful candidate […]

LA is Trying to Kill Me – Think Tank Gallery Inaugural Mega Group Show and Grand Opening

Think Tank Gallery is finally moving into a physical project space again, after two years of transient shows and programming stretching from the Santa Monica Pier to the Contemporary Art Museum in Raleigh, North Carolina. The new venue is called Think Tank Gallery & Showroom, and will also serve as a new headquarters and official […]

Happy Valentine’s Day!

AMOUR: Laura Kimpton (@laurakimpton) Presented by Timothy Yarger Fine Art This was easily one of the more popular pieces on view at the 2019 LA Art Show last month. Artist Laura Kimpton is the conceptual force behind the Monumental Word Series that began back in 2009 at the annual Burning Man art event in Nevada. […]

Hauser & Wirth: Annie Leibovitz. The early years, 1970 – 1983

Beginning 14 February, Hauser & Wirth will present ‘Annie Leibovitz. The early years, 1970 – 1983,’ an extension of the 2017 survey of the same title presented by the LUMA Foundation at the festival Rencontres d’Arles, France. The first comprehensive exhibition in Los Angeles devoted to the earliest work of this renowned American, ‘The early […]