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Inspiration Nation: Sean Landers’s Plaid Paradise

Inspiration Nation: Sean Landers’s Plaid Paradise

junkyardarts November 24, 2014 Comments Off on Inspiration Nation: Sean Landers’s Plaid Paradise

Here in the northeast, the weather is taking a turn for the make-you-want-to-hibernate, which is why I am cozying up to Sean Landers’s painted plaid paradise.  If you need to find me, I’ll be

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Simplify.ThatSh.It Turns Your Home Photos Into Modern Art

Simplify.ThatSh.It Turns Your Home Photos Into Modern Art

junkyardarts October 29, 2014 Comments Off on Simplify.ThatSh.It Turns Your Home Photos Into Modern Art

Have an urge to turn everything you love into a wonder of Modern art? Me too.  Our dreams of being the next Futurist are coming to fruition with my new favorite thing, Simplify.ThatSh.It.  It’s

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Putin’s Fan Club Throws The Best Paint Parties

Putin’s Fan Club Throws The Best Paint Parties

junkyardarts October 8, 2014 Comments Off on Putin’s Fan Club Throws The Best Paint Parties

This is for real. What’s a girl gotta do to get a Groupon for one of these paint parties? BBC

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The Art of A Trade – Sign Writing Gets Some Love In This Short

The Art of A Trade – Sign Writing Gets Some Love In This Short

junkyardarts September 26, 2014 Comments Off on The Art of A Trade – Sign Writing Gets Some Love In This Short

Is there anything more satisfying than a perfectly smooth line?  I love looking at it.  I love watching it happen.  I even love how it happens in different mediums!  Ink, charcoal, paint, it doesn’t

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Adventure Time Has A Wonderfully Weird New Book

Adventure Time Has A Wonderfully Weird New Book

junkyardarts September 15, 2014 Comments Off on Adventure Time Has A Wonderfully Weird New Book

Everyone’s favorite inappropriate cartoon that they watch with their children before bed is now a book, and it’s either the best or worst thing to happen to you.  Focusing on the art of the

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Inspiration Nation: Gilded Age

Inspiration Nation: Gilded Age

junkyardarts July 31, 2014 Comments Off on Inspiration Nation: Gilded Age

Age ain’t nothin’ but a number. Wrinkles on the other hand do their darndest to plaster that number all over our faces, hands, just about everywhere.  But why the shame in showing our age?

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Movie Real-Talk: When the Apes on Screen are Better People than the Ones in the Theatre

Movie Real-Talk: When the Apes on Screen are Better People than the Ones in the Theatre

junkyardarts July 14, 2014 Comments Off on Movie Real-Talk: When the Apes on Screen are Better People than the Ones in the Theatre

I may jaded and dead on the inside, but going out to the movies these days, even the stupid-expensive, brand-new, nice-area theatres, really is the worst, isn’t it? By that I mean people are

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The Blurred Lines Between Scientific Illustrations & Art

The Blurred Lines Between Scientific Illustrations & Art

junkyardarts June 19, 2014 Comments Off on The Blurred Lines Between Scientific Illustrations & Art

True story: I had to have plastic surgery on my ears and during the process I asked my surgeon what her passion was (besides chopping up the human body) and she said “art”.  It

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Katy Perry On View At National Portrait Gallery. Seriously.

Katy Perry On View At National Portrait Gallery. Seriously.

junkyardarts May 29, 2014 Comments Off on Katy Perry On View At National Portrait Gallery. Seriously.

Cupcake Katy, an oil-on-linen work by New York based artist Will Cotton, will go up in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington this summer.  As part of a rotating display of acquisitions, Cupcake Katy

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Norman Rockwell’s Red Sox Painting Sells for $22.6m

Norman Rockwell’s Red Sox Painting Sells for $22.6m

junkyardarts May 26, 2014 Comments Off on Norman Rockwell’s Red Sox Painting Sells for $22.6m

A Norman Rockwell painting depicting Red Sox players in a locker room sold for $22.6 million at a Christie’s auction on Thursday. The final bid was actually on the low-end of estimates  that ranged

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