Posts about 'mixed media'

new works from nellie king solomon

you may remember nellie king solomon from my previous post where i raved about her work. i haven’t changed my mind.

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she’s got 2 shows currently happening: one at shasta college in redding and the other at melissa morgan fine art in palm desert, so if you are fortunate enough to be in nocal or socal, check them out. and stop by her website too.


grant haffner paintings

i love the vivid colors in these simple mixed media compositions from new york artist grant haffner. They’re a direct translation of what he sees while in his truck on the road. i love the long leading lines the pavement provides, and of course the slightly askew telephone poles. the pieces are primarily composed of acrylic, pencil and marker.

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see more at grant’s website.


jenny sue kostecki-shaw paintings

i love the ethereal feel to these mixed media paintings from new mexico artist jenny sue kostecki-shaw. the themes are breezy but the colors are grounding. they remind me of poems i’ve written in dreams.

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jenny is also a talented illustrator, and her website is a glistening playground of fun. do check it out!


dave stolte illustrations

lots and lots of fun characters in this layered digital illustration work from talented california artist dave stolte.

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LOVE the hoopbacca!

see more at dave’s website. find select prints at his etsy shop.


mark poulin jewelry

very witty sterling and enamel jewelry from california artist mark poulin. i love his zodiac series!

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purchase these pieces at mark’s etsy shop. you can also find select works at uncommon goods. and don’t forget to visit his website too while you’re surfing around.


new veneers and blocks by michele bosak

you might remember i am a big fan of michele bosak. i really like these new pieces from her, keeping within her softly dreamy, vintage-styled theme. the blocks are made of solid wood and the veneer pieces of oak. each image is a xerox transferred by hand.

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see more at michele’s website and purchase these pieces at her etsy shop. if you are in the grand rapids area, you can check out some of her original work in person at noir (who doesn’t have a website up) right now, and coming up in seattle at the suite 100 gallery starting february 13th, 2009.


jay kelly paintings and sculpture

i need order, some defined sense of balance and neutrality today and what better way to get it than through looking at these mixed media sculpture and oil works on vellum from artist jay kelly?

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 see more at roy boyd and jim kempner.


kareem rizk collage art

ooh am i loving these fun limited and open edition collage prints from melbourne graphic designer kareem rizk today. to create his traditional collages, kareem uses a multitude of materials including oil pastels, acrylics and pencil. he also uses digital techniques to add pieces to his collection. to me either technique produces a consistently meticulous assembled piece, with strong retro-modern influences and intelligent use of negative space.

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see more at kareem’s website and etsy shop. he’s also got some of his lovely bird prints available at thumbtack.


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