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Art tips:

robotsandfrippary:

Just draw the damn hands.  Stop ending them at stumps at the wrist. Stop hiding them behind someone’s back.  Draw them.  Yeah, you’re probably bad at them, guess what? Everyone is.  And you’re not going to get better by not drawing them.

So draw the damn hands.

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70sscifiart:

In the 1970′s the Princeton physicist Gerard O’Neill with the help of NASA Ames Research Center and Stanford University held a series of space colony summer studies which explored the possibilities of humans living in giant orbiting spaceships. Colonies housing about 10,000 people were designed and a number of artistic renderings of the concepts were made.”

From The Public Domain Review, via Boing Boing

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Leah Bodine Drake was an American poet during the early 20th century. She had works published in Weird Tales and other literary magazines. This macabre poetry book was published in 1950.

Leah Bodine Drake was an American poet during the early 20th century. She had works published in Weird Tales and other literary magazines. This macabre poetry book was published in 1950.

(Source: susanins.com)

14k gold necklace with a pendant that translates as “little chicken”.

14k gold necklace with a pendant that translates as “little chicken”.

(Source: mortonsubastas.com)

My woodcutting lair #trialprint #woodcuts #printmaking #studiosundays #draweveryday  (at Java Studios)

My woodcutting lair #trialprint #woodcuts #printmaking #studiosundays #draweveryday (at Java Studios)

Drew a bunch of top 10 art dudes of 2013 for artnet insights www.artnet.com/insights #artnerds #famouspeople #drawing #pen

Drew a bunch of top 10 art dudes of 2013 for artnet insights www.artnet.com/insights #artnerds #famouspeople #drawing #pen

#work #drawing #portrait #sketch

#work #drawing #portrait #sketch

humansofnewyork:

"My grandmother taught me how to draw." “What’s one thing that she taught you about drawing?” “That even if you just scribble scrabble on the page you can turn it into wind or a tree if you look at it right.”

humansofnewyork:

"My grandmother taught me how to draw."
“What’s one thing that she taught you about drawing?”
“That even if you just scribble scrabble on the page you can turn it into wind or a tree if you look at it right.”

Test prints #woodcuts #printmaking #studio #brains

Test prints #woodcuts #printmaking #studio #brains

Sneak peek of Memories of a Lost Planet

Sneak peek of Memories of a Lost Planet

sketchbook: 67 Tips For Art Critics

zaksmith:

1. Assume any young artist you _don’t_ write about will die of starvation tomorrow. (They won’t, but their art might.)

2. In the time it takes you to go to an art opening, you could have seen hundreds, maybe thousands of artworks online—-go to the opening, drink their beer, then go home and look…

kittenmeats:

"At the End of the Rainbow" - (1946)

kittenmeats:

"At the End of the Rainbow" - (1946)

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I don’t think I ever posted these. Funny guy (first), Humphrey (second). acrylic on paper laid on wood.


The third one is Magistrate. These started turning into something else. I hope to develop them into a series called Alien Government.

Art tips:

robotsandfrippary:

Just draw the damn hands.  Stop ending them at stumps at the wrist. Stop hiding them behind someone’s back.  Draw them.  Yeah, you’re probably bad at them, guess what? Everyone is.  And you’re not going to get better by not drawing them.

So draw the damn hands.

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Lil bruvva

Lil bruvva

70sscifiart:

In the 1970′s the Princeton physicist Gerard O’Neill with the help of NASA Ames Research Center and Stanford University held a series of space colony summer studies which explored the possibilities of humans living in giant orbiting spaceships. Colonies housing about 10,000 people were designed and a number of artistic renderings of the concepts were made.”

From The Public Domain Review, via Boing Boing

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Peekin’ in

Peekin’ in

Leah Bodine Drake was an American poet during the early 20th century. She had works published in Weird Tales and other literary magazines. This macabre poetry book was published in 1950.

Leah Bodine Drake was an American poet during the early 20th century. She had works published in Weird Tales and other literary magazines. This macabre poetry book was published in 1950.

(Source: susanins.com)

14k gold necklace with a pendant that translates as “little chicken”.

14k gold necklace with a pendant that translates as “little chicken”.

(Source: mortonsubastas.com)

My woodcutting lair #trialprint #woodcuts #printmaking #studiosundays #draweveryday  (at Java Studios)

My woodcutting lair #trialprint #woodcuts #printmaking #studiosundays #draweveryday (at Java Studios)

Drew a bunch of top 10 art dudes of 2013 for artnet insights www.artnet.com/insights #artnerds #famouspeople #drawing #pen

Drew a bunch of top 10 art dudes of 2013 for artnet insights www.artnet.com/insights #artnerds #famouspeople #drawing #pen

#work #drawing #portrait #sketch

#work #drawing #portrait #sketch

humansofnewyork:

"My grandmother taught me how to draw." “What’s one thing that she taught you about drawing?” “That even if you just scribble scrabble on the page you can turn it into wind or a tree if you look at it right.”

humansofnewyork:

"My grandmother taught me how to draw."
“What’s one thing that she taught you about drawing?”
“That even if you just scribble scrabble on the page you can turn it into wind or a tree if you look at it right.”

Test prints #woodcuts #printmaking #studio #brains

Test prints #woodcuts #printmaking #studio #brains

Sneak peek of Memories of a Lost Planet

Sneak peek of Memories of a Lost Planet

sketchbook: 67 Tips For Art Critics

zaksmith:

1. Assume any young artist you _don’t_ write about will die of starvation tomorrow. (They won’t, but their art might.)

2. In the time it takes you to go to an art opening, you could have seen hundreds, maybe thousands of artworks online—-go to the opening, drink their beer, then go home and look…

kittenmeats:

"At the End of the Rainbow" - (1946)

kittenmeats:

"At the End of the Rainbow" - (1946)

(via blackmedic)

I don’t think I ever posted these. Funny guy (first), Humphrey (second). acrylic on paper laid on wood.


The third one is Magistrate. These started turning into something else. I hope to develop them into a series called Alien Government.

Art tips:

About:

Jenn Cortes.b.1985. Based in Brooklyn, NY. Most of the things I draw come from my personal alternate universe.

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