paint http://design.org/tags/paint en Fruit Dissections: Paintings by Dennis Wojtkiewic http://design.org/blog/fruit-dissections-paintings-dennis-wojtkiewic <p>Ohio-based artist <a href="http://www.toryfolliard.com/painting/Dennis-Wojtkiewicz.shtml" target="Dennis Wojtkiewic">Dennis Wojtkiewic</a> uses oil paints and canvas to create these beautiful and translucent fruit portraits. The dissections highlight natural patterns and the transition between health and decay through photorealism and strategically placed lighting.</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_06.jpg" alt="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="620" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_17.jpg?1329802905" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="581" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_06.jpg?1329803088" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="617" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_03.jpg?1329803088" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="386" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_04.jpg?1329803088" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="434" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_02.jpg?1329803088" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="621" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_01.jpg?1329803088" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="326" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_05.jpg?1329803088" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="619" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_13.jpg?1329803089" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="234" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_07.jpg?1329803089" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="619" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_10.jpg?1329803089" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="263" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_08.jpg?1329803089" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="619" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_11.jpg?1329803089" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="338" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_09.jpg?1329803089" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="260" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_14.jpg?1329803089" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="772" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_19.jpg?1329803228" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="239" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_12.jpg?1329803089" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="611" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_18.jpg?1329803090" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="357" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_16.jpg?1329803089" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="576" title="Design, Wojtkiewic, painting" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/20/wojtkiewic_20.jpg?1329803228" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/fruit-dissections-paintings-dennis-wojtkiewic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/fruit-dissections-paintings-dennis-wojtkiewic#comments art design food illustration ohio paint Tue, 21 Feb 2012 05:52:30 +0000 jessicapatterson 4112 at http://design.org An Interactive and Animated Starry Night by Petros Vrellis http://design.org/blog/interactive-and-animated-starry-night-petros-vrellis <p>When I look at Starry Night by Van Gogh, I can almost see the movement in the lines and patterns—I see the sky flowing and the hills undulating. Van Gogh captured this action with static brush strokes, and now <a href="http://vimeo.com/user10348450" target="Petros Vrellis">Petros Vrellis</a> has set the iconic image into real motion.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="448" title="Design, PetrosVrellis, starrynight" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/02/12/petrosvrellis_starrynight.jpg?1329075902" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/interactive-and-animated-starry-night-petros-vrellis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/interactive-and-animated-starry-night-petros-vrellis#comments art design interactive interface paint Sun, 12 Feb 2012 19:43:16 +0000 jessicapatterson 4099 at http://design.org Designer Interview: Speaking with Shawn of Shawnimals http://design.org/blog/designer-interview-speaking-shawn-shawnimals <p>Shawn "Shawnimal" Smith, the visionary behind <a href="http://www.shawnimals.com/" target="Shawnimals">Shawnimals</a>, began to develop his distinctive style of art as a kid obsessed with cartoons, comics, video games, and drawing pictures. Not satisfied with simply drawing his favorite cartoon and comic book characters, he felt compelled to create his own, inspired by all that he loved.</p> <p>Shawnimals products run the gamut including plush toys, collectible vinyl, apparel, lifestyle accessories, mobile games, video games, comics and much more.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="459" title="Design, shawnimals, interview" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_01_0.jpg?1323196135" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, shawnimals, interview" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_02.jpg?1323196164" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="463" title="Design, shawnimals, interview" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_03.jpg?1323196223" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="349" title="Design, shawnimals, interview" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_11.jpg?1323196258" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="600" title="Design, shawnimals, interview" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_04.jpg?1323196362" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="517" title="Design, shawnimals, interview" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_07.jpg?1323196398" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, shawnimals, interview" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_08.jpg?1323196489" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="728" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_05.jpg?1323196617" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_06.jpg?1323196617" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="15" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/06/shawnimals_09.jpg?1323196617" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/designer-interview-speaking-shawn-shawnimals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/designer-interview-speaking-shawn-shawnimals#comments character design graphic illustration paint toy Tue, 06 Dec 2011 18:51:03 +0000 coryskaaren 3896 at http://design.org Meticulous Gem Paintings by Carly Waito http://design.org/blog/meticulous-gem-paintings-carly-waito <p>When I first saw the work of <a href="http://www.carlywaito.com/blog/" target="Carly Waito">Carly Waito</a>, I thought I was looking at meticulously lit and photographed gems. The colors and reflections are beautiful, and the whole piece works to highlight the unique characteristics of each specimen. Needless to say, when I learned her mineral portraits were actually oil paintings, I was blown away. </p> <p>These are absolutely stunning. Take a look!</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="758" title="Design, CarlyWaito, gem" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/25/carlywaito_05.jpg?1322204528" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="600" title="Design, CarlyWaito, gem" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/25/carlywaito_01.jpg?1322204675" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="508" title="Design, CarlyWaito, gem" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/25/carlywaito_02.jpg?1322204676" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="588" title="Design, CarlyWaito, gem" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/25/carlywaito_03.jpg?1322204676" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="600" title="Design, CarlyWaito, gem" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/25/carlywaito_04.jpg?1322204676" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="775" title="Design, CarlyWaito, gem" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/25/carlywaito_06.jpg?1322204676" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="508" title="Design, CarlyWaito, gem" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/25/carlywaito_08.jpg?1322204676" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, CarlyWaito, gem" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/25/carlywaito_07.jpg?1322204676" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, CarlyWaito, gem" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/25/carlywaito_09.jpg?1322204676" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="600" title="Design, CarlyWaito, gem" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/25/carlywaito_10.jpg?1322204676" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="600" title="Design, CarlyWaito, gem" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/25/carlywaito_11.jpg?1322204677" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="558" title="Design, CarlyWaito, gem" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/25/carlywaito_12.jpg?1322204677" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="600" title="Design, CarlyWaito, gem" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/25/carlywaito_13.jpg?1322204677" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="568" title="Design, CarlyWaito, gem" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/25/carlywaito_14.jpg?1322204677" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="564" title="Design, CarlyWaito, gem" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/25/carlywaito_15.jpg?1322204696" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/meticulous-gem-paintings-carly-waito" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/meticulous-gem-paintings-carly-waito#comments art design nature paint portrait Fri, 25 Nov 2011 07:09:20 +0000 jessicapatterson 3867 at http://design.org Odosketch: A Digital Canvas App with Artistic Results http://design.org/blog/odosketch-digital-canvas-app-artistic-results <p><a href="http://sketch.odopod.com" target="Odosketch">Odosketch</a> by <a href="http://odopod.com/" target="Odopod">Odopod</a>, a creative agency in San Francisco, recently celebrated 100,000 members. They designed the digital drawing interface when Adobe asked them to create a work to be featured in the Adobe Design Gallery. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="440" title="Design, odosketch, app" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/15/odosketch_12.jpg?1321384666" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="797" title="Design, odosketch, app" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/15/odosketch_01.jpg?1321384364" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="422" title="Design, odosketch, app" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/15/odosketch_02.jpg?1321384365" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="401" title="Design, odosketch, app" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/15/odosketch_03.jpg?1321384365" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="401" title="Design, odosketch, app" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/15/odosketch_10.jpg?1321384367" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="349" title="Design, odosketch, app" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/15/odosketch_04.jpg?1321384365" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="349" title="Design, odosketch, app" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/15/odosketch_05.jpg?1321384365" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="349" title="Design, odosketch, app" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/15/odosketch_06.jpg?1321384366" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="349" title="Design, odosketch, app" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/15/odosketch_08.jpg?1321384366" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="349" title="Design, odosketch, app" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/15/odosketch_09.jpg?1321384366" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="349" title="Design, odosketch, app" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/15/odosketch_07.jpg?1321384366" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="418" title="Design, odosketch, app" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/15/odosketch_13.jpg?1321384658" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="291" title="Design, odosketch, app" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/15/odosketch_11.jpg?1321384367" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/odosketch-digital-canvas-app-artistic-results" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/odosketch-digital-canvas-app-artistic-results#comments app design illustration paint user experience web Tue, 15 Nov 2011 23:08:23 +0000 wardandrews 3837 at http://design.org Graffiti-Influenced Paintings and Portraits by Lou Ros http://design.org/blog/graffiti-influenced-paintings-and-portraits-lou-ros <p>Using a mixture of acrylics, oils, sprays and pencils, <a href="http://louros.fr/" target="Lou Ros">Lou Ros</a>'s work is an elegant combination of fine art and graffiti elements. The 26-year-old French artist began doing street art with his friends at 17 and later transitioned to painting murals and other works. </p> <p>He became bored of the structure, repetition and perfection and took a decidedly more forceful approach to art, resulting in these portraits that are ripe with emotion and intensity. My favorites are his snapshot-like works from his faces and portraits series. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="620" title="Design, louros, paintings" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/08/louros_paintings_10.jpg?1320800759" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="619" title="Design, louros, paintings" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/08/louros_paintings_06.jpg?1320800928" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="616" title="Design, louros, paintings" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/08/louros_paintings_04.jpg?1320800928" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="621" title="Design, louros, paintings" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/08/louros_paintings_07.jpg?1320800928" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="803" title="Design, louros, paintings" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/08/louros_paintings_02.jpg?1320800929" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="652" title="Design, louros, paintings" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/08/louros_paintings_01.jpg?1320800928" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="662" title="Design, louros, paintings" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/08/louros_paintings_03.jpg?1320800929" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="622" title="Design, louros, paintings" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/08/louros_paintings_05.jpg?1320800929" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="623" title="Design, louros, paintings" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/08/louros_paintings_08.jpg?1320800929" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="626" title="Design, louros, paintings" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/08/louros_paintings_09.jpg?1320800929" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="613" title="Design, louros, paintings" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/08/louros_paintings_12.jpg?1320800929" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="631" title="Design, louros, paintings" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/08/louros_paintings_15.jpg?1320800929" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="622" title="Design, louros, paintings" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/08/louros_paintings_13.jpg?1320800929" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="620" title="Design, louros, paintings" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/08/louros_paintings_11.jpg?1320800986" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="611" title="Design, louros, paintings" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/08/louros_paintings_14.jpg?1320800930" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="789" title="Design, louros, paintings" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/08/louros_paintings_16.jpg?1320800986" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="802" title="Design, louros, paintings" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/08/louros_paintings_17.jpg?1320800986" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/graffiti-influenced-paintings-and-portraits-lou-ros" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/graffiti-influenced-paintings-and-portraits-lou-ros#comments art artist design france graffiti paint portrait Wed, 09 Nov 2011 01:04:39 +0000 jessicapatterson 3814 at http://design.org The Sensu Brush: An Artist's Brush for the iPad http://design.org/blog/sensu-brush-artists-brush-ipad <p>Artist Hardware, a group who usually designs products for other companies, has decided to develop a project of their own. They're using Kickstarter to fund the production of the <a href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/797362124/sensu-brush-a-true-painting-experience-on-your-ipa" target="Sensu Brush">Sensu Brush</a>, a true artist's brush for the iPad.</p> <p>And since the iPad is portable, the brush should be too, right? They designed the handle for dual function—to reverse as a cover with a stylus on the end. See the promo video below.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="400" title="design, sensu, brush" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/10/03/sensu_brush_01.jpg?1317659213" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/sensu-brush-artists-brush-ipad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/sensu-brush-artists-brush-ipad#comments design industrial ipad paint tools Wed, 28 Sep 2011 05:21:37 +0000 jessicapatterson 3354 at http://design.org OPALKA: One to Infinity Paintings by Roman Opalka http://design.org/blog/opalka-one-infinity-paintings-roman-opalka <p>In 1965 at age 34 <a href="http://opalka1965.com/" target="Roman Opalka">Roman Opalka</a> began transcribing numbers, beginning at one and progressing to infinity. These "Details" are each painted on a 196 x 135 cm canvas, with numbers continuing onto a new canvas each time one fills. </p> <p>Beginning in 1972, he began whitening each canvas background by 1%, until he finally reached a fully white canvas in 2008, when he began painting white on white, or "blanc mérité" (white well earned). </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="465" title="Design, Opalka, numbers" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/09/22/opalka_01.jpg?1316726714" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/opalka-one-infinity-paintings-roman-opalka" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/opalka-one-infinity-paintings-roman-opalka#comments art collection design graphic paint Sun, 18 Sep 2011 04:14:51 +0000 jessicapatterson 3333 at http://design.org Digital Superhero Paintings by Arian Noveir http://design.org/blog/digital-superhero-paintings-arian-noveir <p><a href="http://arian-noveir.tumblr.com" target="Arian Noveir">Arian Noveir</a>, a web designer, photographer and illustrator in France, created these digital paintings / portraits of certain superhero alter egos. The abstract designs are full of texture and vivid, well-placed color.</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/08/24/ArianNoveir_superhero_02.jpg" alt="Design, ArianNoveir, superhero" title="Design, ArianNoveir, superhero" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="877" title="Design, ArianNoveir, superhero" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/08/29/ariannoveir_superhero_01.jpg?1314638064" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/digital-superhero-paintings-arian-noveir" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/digital-superhero-paintings-arian-noveir#comments comic design france illustration paint superhero Thu, 25 Aug 2011 04:04:51 +0000 jessicapatterson 3272 at http://design.org Composite: Live Video Painting on the iPad http://design.org/blog/composite-live-video-painting-ipad <p><a href="http://jamesalliban.wordpress.com/2011/08/10/new-ipad-app-composite/" target="James Alliban">James Alliban</a> created his app, <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/composite/id455051313?mt=8" target"Composite">Composite</a>, to provide a new, mobile painting experience.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="347" title="Design, ipad, composite" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/08/21/composite_app_02.jpg?1313952792" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/composite-live-video-painting-ipad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/composite-live-video-painting-ipad#comments app design interface ipad paint video web Sun, 21 Aug 2011 18:53:33 +0000 jessicapatterson 3251 at http://design.org Iconified Characters and Objects by Andy Awesome http://design.org/blog/iconified-characters-and-objects-andy-awesome <p>Part design, part illustration, these minimalist paintings are by <a href="http://www.andyawesome.com/" target="Andy Awesome">Andy Awesome</a>. He creates actual icons from iconic characters, people and items on canvas with acrylic (or prints on <a href="http://www.andyawesome.com/?page_id=93" target="t-shirts">t-shirts</a>). Clever!</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/07/06/andy_awesome_03.gif" alt="Design, andyawesome, illustration" title="Design, andyawesome, illustration" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="642" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/07/06/andy_awesome_14.jpg?1310013378" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/iconified-characters-and-objects-andy-awesome" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/iconified-characters-and-objects-andy-awesome#comments character design graphic icon illustration paint t-shirt Thu, 07 Jul 2011 04:39:40 +0000 jessicapatterson 3004 at http://design.org The Painter by Jimmy Chen: Iconic Hairstyles and Paintings http://design.org/blog/painter-jimmy-chen-iconic-hairstyles-and-paintings <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/05/15/jimmy_chen_painter.jpg" alt="Design, jimmychen, painting" title="Design, jimmychen, painting" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <p><a href="http://jimmychenchen.com/" target="Jimmy Chen">Jimmy Chen</a> curated this collection of eerily coordinating iconic hairstyles and paintings called The Painter.</p> <p>Some other posts you might enjoy on our <a href="http://design.org/blog" target="design blog">design blog</a>:</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="1033" title="Design, jimmychen, painting" alt="Design, jimmychen, painting" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/05/15/jimmy_chen_painter.jpg?1305510898" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/painter-jimmy-chen-iconic-hairstyles-and-paintings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/painter-jimmy-chen-iconic-hairstyles-and-paintings#comments design graphic icon paint photography Mon, 16 May 2011 02:02:04 +0000 jessicapatterson 2843 at http://design.org