Archive for the ‘everyday art’ Category
Ellen Million breaks down U.S. Copyright Law and traces the history of the Orphan Works bill (with handy link citations) to help clear up some misperceptions on existing copyright law and the new proposal.
Susan Schwake is another veteran IF’er in the news of late: The City of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Cultural Commission‘s very-cool Overnight Art program chose her as one of the artists for this summer’s public installations. Susan’s Dialog is a BIG window banner that makes finding a spot in the Portsmouth parking garage a little more fun:
Susan’s official unveiling for Dialog is at the Hanover Street Parking Garage in Portsmouth, Wednesday, May 21 at 10:00 AM EST. New England IF’ers could stop in for the event, then do a tour of the other 5 Overnight Art displays; the installations dot Portsmouth, Stratham, Rye, and Rochester, NH (PDF).
my pals at poketo are having a big spring cleaning. AND THAT MEANS BIG SAVINGS FOR YOU! (yes, i’m a car salesman too.) swing by their studio this saturday, may 10th, between 10 am and 5 pm to find some great deals on some great “art for your everyday.” read all the details here.
The lovable nerds in the iFri server room were giggling with excitement to discover that iFri blog superstar Camilla Engman designed a beautiful featured theme you can slap on your iGoogle home page:
Camilla’s theme changes as the hours of time you waste at work reading RSS on google roll byâ?¦ We think it’s the prettiest among some other big names in the Google Artist Themes directory (but Todd Oldham’s isn’t too bad).
2008 seems to be the trend of the beard in illustration, did you notice?
(pic from if you grew a beard)
No one buys cds anymore, right? Well, the â??the fourth most popular folk parody band in New Zealandâ? wants to make it worth your while. Check out the spectacular illustration and design work of the Flight of the Conchords first full-length cd! Support two talented musicians and illustrators everywhere by buying it.
hidden in a recent American Elf comic is an easy recipe for yummy tortillas!
new yorkers do have all the fun. the illustration conference, ICON, comes to new york city July 2nd – July 5th. it starts with a sketch crawl and ends with a big party. i mention it now because there are discounts for early registrations.
the icon poster above was drawn by edel rodriguez.
a majority of contemporary paintings are created in dafen, china by talented but anonymous artists who use their skills to recreate famous works of art. an organization called Regional invited some of those craftsmen to paint themselves. “The final works show the technical, creative, and professional facets of the artists identities subsumed by the styles and relationships they maintain with specific famous artists.”