Illustrator Patrick Woolf presents us with a true, cool, Cali-vibe. “My work is mostly made of comics and illustrations about living in rural and urban California. I try to create images of characters and landscapes that are relatable to people. I love telling stories with using pictures and words.” “I basically grew up between Santa […]
Artist Kathy Cheer’s painting have a global, well-traveled appeal, with wonderful forms and energetic color schemes. “The subject matter is of a historical as well as contemporary nature. I’ve had some luck with visitors, mostly from Bay Area, the Midwest and even some from Puerto Rico or adjacent islands (hard to tell). I also apply […]
Up your basic coffee game with a little bit of latte foam art.
Artist Rachel Barnes is beautifying downtown with this elaborate and magical mural. Can’t wait to see the final results! “I am currently working on a mural in downtown Santa Cruz. The mural is located at 107 River Street on the side of Mandala Holistic Wellness Center and Salon. I am excited to share my art […]
This November 16 through December 31, 2017, the Santa Cruz Art League will present Art/Now/Next, an exhibition featuring 10 emerging local artists under the age of 45. In anticipation of this event, Local Santa Cruz has handed over the mic to some of the talented participating artists whose innovative work is coming into the […]
Get centered and decompress this evening, with a Motivational Monday mandala.
Ciara Barsotti impressive ink series shows us all you accomplish with a great can-do attitude! “This ink drawing series started two years ago after taking a drawing class at Cabrillo College with Rebecca Ramos. For my final project I decided to break out of my perfectionism and do a series of drawings completely freehand in […]
Painting with watercolors can be great fun! Here’s a simple tutorial, walking you through a lovely little monochromatic mountainscape.
Jonas Davidson, aka: Permanent Vaclaytion’s clean lines make his charming ceramic’s work instant classics: “I’ve always appreciated functional ceramics, from collecting antique pottery to enjoying all the cool work of ceramicists at art-related festivals. I guess I like to look at my work as a product for the reason that I’m driven to create pieces […]
Ease in to the fascinating world of printmaking with this simple-to-follow tutorial!