In the spotlight is fantastic local artist, Anastasiya Bachmanova! Specializing in acrylic, watercolor, and resin art, Anastasiya’s vibrant paintings reflect her passion for nature, conservation, and outdoor adventures, as well as her combined background in environmental science and fine art. Through paintings, as well as prints, apparel, and accessories, Anastasiya’s art conveys vivid images and […]
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Patrick Woolf – Featured Artist
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 […]
How to Draw a Dog
Something for beginners and something for the more advanced illustrator!
Video: How to Create Latte Art
Up your basic coffee game with a little bit of latte foam art.
Video: How to Draw a Mandala
Get centered and decompress this evening, with a Motivational Monday mandala.
Ciara Barsotti – Freehand Ink Drawings: Featured Series
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 […]
Video: How to Draw a Bat
Get ready for Halloween and follow along with these two as they draw this cute little flying critter!
Do’s and Don’t: How to Draw a Face
Drawing faces can be quiet intimidating, but here are some basics to help you get started.
7 Inspirational Art Books
Always love a good book recommendation! Do you know of any great art books?
Haley Brown – The Coping Calendar 2018: Featured Series
With illustrator Haley Brown’s “Coping Calendar,” tune in to want’s important: “I’m currently working on the third iteration of an illustrated annual calendar I create, ‘The Coping Calendar.’ This piece draws intimately from my own experiences and is deeply inspired by place. Each of the twelve images has emerged from quiet contemplation, often outside: watching […]