Bold figurative work by Portland artist Eatcho

Conrad Crespin Reader Find

By Conrad Crespin in New Art on Friday 13 September 2013

Eatcho was the one of the first artists I heard about when I moved to Portland. Homie can draw. His intricate drawings reveal a dark and fantastic sense of humor as well as a hand very adept at drawing both absurd imagery and bold figurative work. I am always left wanting more.

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New mural painting in Queensland by Chantal Handley

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By Chantal Handley in New Art on Thursday 12 July 2012

I have just finished my first mural at a primary school in Gladstone, Australia. It’s the biggest artwork I have ever created: 8 x 3 metres. The mural took about four days, from early morning till late afternoon painting, and also a couple of night time stealth missions to project the image on the wall. Capturing the colour and brightness of Gladstone and Queensland with strong vibrant colours was important on this project so the kids would enjoy having it in their playground.

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A children’s room mural can be stylish!

Yuko Shimizu Reader Find

By Yuko Shimizu in New Products on Wednesday 13 August 2008

My illustrator friend June Kim sent me over this link of a pop kid’s room mural by Ami Suma. I always had a prejudice against these, because I have only seen cheesy rendered skies and butterflies in the past. But, by the look of this one, children’s room murals can be stylish! I even want […]

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