Art and creativity in the everyday world.

artling ~ noun. (pl. ~s)
1: one who creates art, esp. everyday art.
2: child of art.
3: a beginning artist.
4: an experienced artist who feels like a beginning artist when starting to create, usually every time.
5: anyone who loves art

Posts tagged "figurative"
The best way to start the day.

The best way to start the day.

I like to read books and blogs on creativity. There is a general consensus that creating early in the day is the most effective way of making sure you achieve your creativity goals. Well, I decided to follow that advice recently and yes, I can say it is a good day that is started that...
Artist Interview - Figurative Artist Wendy Sharpe

Artist Interview – Figurative Artist Wendy Sharpe

Wendy Sharpe is one of Australia’s most awarded artists.  She has won the Archibald Prize, the Sulman Prize and twice won the Portia Geech Prize. She was Australia’s official war artist in East Timor and Wendy has been the recipient of many national and international scholarships and residencies.  I have long been a huge fan...
Artist Interview - Sketch Artist Liz Steel

Artist Interview – Sketch Artist Liz Steel

It wasn’t the best of weather, a little chilly and windy, but Notre Dame on Isle de la Cite in the centre of Paris still called to travellers and we answered the call! In the beautiful garden at the back of the cathedral I rendezvoused with Liz Steel. We sat and chatted and drew the...
Artist Interview - Caricature Artist Rick Tulka

Artist Interview – Caricature Artist Rick Tulka

I am thrilled to be able to share this interview with you.  Rick is such an amazing artist.  He hangs out in Cafe le Select, a famous old Paris cafe where he draws the patrons, capturing the character of his subjects and exaggerating it, just a little (OK sometimes a lot!) so we know them...
Figurative Narrative Sketching and a Little More about The Artling

Figurative Narrative Sketching and a Little More about The Artling

What is figurative narrative painting? Wikipedia says “Narrative art is art that tells a story, either as a moment in an ongoing story or as a sequence of events unfolding over time”. Figurative simply means the art is predominantly about a person or people. If you’ve read the Who is the Artling page you will...