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Guido Van Helten - Mural in Redfern, Australia

Street artist Guido Van Helten is currently in Australia and has been adding his paint to the walls of Oceania just like so many others. In his signature style, Van Helten has created a beautiful new portrait based mural in the city of Redfern.


I was exploring some new techniques with this one. Stoked on how it turned out!
Gandalf – Charcoal and white pastel on grey paper

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61. (Eudora Welty)

Eudora Welty is as inaccessible a writer of short fiction as any. Like Hawthorne, she writes short stories that sit at a distance from realism. It is not the supernatural, per se, that sets her stories apart from realism; it is instead their being stubbornly captivated by a gravitational pull towards allegory. 894 more words

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It's National Pig Day!

“Portrait of Pig” is a large 7-by-5 foot painting made by Jamie Wyeth, a contemporary American realist artist. He is known for his monumental animal portraits such as this one. 12 more words

The Original Selfie

I finished (for the most part) this self portrait I have been working on.  I might fix a few little things here and there but for now I will call it done.   81 more words