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Screen Shot 2013-06-02 at 12.08.30 PM Honestly, I feel like I’ve wasted most of my life not knowing that this guy’s art existed.

This guy, is Eyvind Earle.

I’ve never encountered an artist who’s work makes me want so much. I just want all of it.
 
 
MINE. GIMME.
 
 

Disney

Eyvind Earle was a long-time Disney concept & background painter, and brought his unique perspective to such works as Beauty & the Beast and Peter Pan.
 
 

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It’s one of the things I’ve always loved about Disney and Looney Tunes – the flavour of background art that was representative of the art aesthetics and movements at the time.
 
 

Wow…

Seriously – look at this stuff.

The negative painting… *sigh*.

So good.

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Are you kidding me?

This doesn’t even scratch the surface of what he’s created in his lifetime.

AND – this is just the watercolours.

Amazing.
 
 

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I’ve been curious for awhile about the effects of certain household items on paint. Over the next few weeks, I’m going to be posting my experiments.

Allowing the medium to paint itself through the help of pouring, spraying and encouraging the pigment to move where you want with water.

Stop marketing to other artists. Other artists will never value your work as much as non-artists do, as much as collectors do, as much as publishers do.

I’ve had a big throbbing art boner for Chris Uminga for several years now. “Edgy-cute” is his thing and Chris is part of the modern neo-pop art movement. I met Chris several years ago while exhibiting at Fan Expo in Toronto. I was immediately IN LOVE with his adorable illustrations and quickly threw all my […]

Cut through the clutter and get more attention at your booth or table at the convention or art show.

Thanks to a reader email, this month I’m going to take a look at promotion ideas to get more people into your studio or art show. I don’t mention social media too much on this podcast, but it’s implied that whatever avenue you decide is your best course for promoting your physical space – share […]

I tested out a bunch of old school nibs to give you an idea of the kinds of strokes they make.

I was kinda digging the Copic markers on the wood pad – so I did a whole pumpkin marker drawing and I’m not hating it.