Born in 1951 in San Francisco, California, Robert Steven Connett began drawing and painting at the age of 27. He continued to create artwork as a hobby for 20 years during which time he owned and operated an insurance brokerage firm in San Francisco. He sold the firm in 1998 at age 47 after his […]
Based in Madrid, Spain, illustrator, engraver, and painter Gabriel Moreno studied Fine Arts at the University of Sevilla and graduated in 1998. Moreno has worked with virtually every major national agency and with numerous national and international publications including the 2009 cover of Los Angeles Times Magazine. To see more, visit GabrielMoreno.com.
In honour of my recent climb to the top of Japan’s Mount Fuji, I present Katsushika Hokusai’s 36 Views of Mount Fuji. The series of colour woodblock prints depict Mount Fuji in different seasons, and in various weather conditions in a variety of locations. Born in the autumn of 1760, Hokusai was a Japanese artist, […]
Nicoletta Ceccoli was born in San Marino, Italy and graduated from the Institute of Art in Urbino where she studied animation cinema. While Ceccoli is gaining recognition as a painter, she is already well known as an award winning children’s book illustrator. Working with publishers in Italy, the US, and the UK, some of her […]
Most people have experienced body painting at one time or another. Maybe it was at Halloween or at the town fair as a child when you had your face painted, or a football match where you drew coloured letters across your chest. Maybe (like for many western adult females), you do it every day when […]
“Steve McCurry, recognized universally as one of today’s finest image-makers, is best known for his evocative color photography. In the finest documentary tradition, McCurry captures the essence of human struggle and joy. Born in Philadelphia, McCurry graduated from the College of Arts and Architecture at the Pennsylvania State University. After working at a newspaper for […]
Art is never finished, only abandoned.