Painting and Drawing

Painting and Drawing related articles.



Art of the Day: Lindsay Stapleton Anatomical Illustration

Date posted: September 2, 2014

Lindsay Stapleton creates beautiful illustrations that blend human anatomy with floral forms. From lungs that transform into lichens, to cabbage leaves softly turning into hands, her strong line-quality ... Read full post


Art of the Day: Encaustic works by Abra Johnson

Date posted: August 12, 2014

  Normally when we think of encaustic work we envision soft edges, abstract images and a sort of waxy, foggy ephemeral look. But Abra Johnson does encaustic paintings with detail that resembles oil paint, with lots of texture, detail and dept ... Read full post


Friday Feature: The Figure in Oils

Date posted: June 6, 2014

This week we have a round up of our favorite recent figurative classical oil paintings. This group of artists shares a high degree of technical accomplishment in rendering the human form, while still leaving the brushstrokes room to expressively s ... Read full post


Art of the Day: Olivia Knapp

Date posted: June 2, 2014

Seattle artist and illustrator Olivia Knapp creates beautiful and intricate pen and ink drawings inspired by the conjunction of nature and technology. Her drawings include recurring elements like flowers, wire ... Read full post


Friday Feature: Pen and Ink Artists

Date posted: May 30, 2014

We thought it would be fun to do a new series of art features, of groups of our favorite mediums or themes. So we’ll start off with some of our favorite pen and ink artists we’ve had in the studio! Scanning this little James Jea ... Read full post