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Digital Daydream: the art of Jesper Krijgsman

The work of Zürich-based Dutch artist and designer Jesper Krijgsman has a classical sensibility: Lush and colorful compositions of an arcadian world one would encounter in a dream. The artist invites you to step out of our fast-paced and modern society and into a land where nature’s diversity is celebrated and mystical qualities are amplified. … Continue reading Digital Daydream: the art of Jesper Krijgsman

Painting personality

One of the things that I most enjoy about painting animals is trying to make the subject look like a real creature with a life of its own. Here, I'm not just referring to the visual elements of painting that might make something look realistic (like shape, colour, tone, texture, etc.) but to actually capturing … Continue reading Painting personality

Slow progress ≠ No progress

I've written before about how I often struggle to finish work. When I studied art at school, much of my time was spent flitting from one piece of work to another, never quite progressing anything all the way to completion. But now that I'm creating art for sale, it's important that I finish what I … Continue reading Slow progress ≠ No progress

Call for Artists

Hi guys. It's Polly here, coming to you from Studio Llewellyn. Before we jump in, I just want to start by thanking all of you for being awesome. It's been wonderful to receive your kindness and support over the past several months since Studio Llewellyn became my official outlet as an artist. Some of my … Continue reading Call for Artists

Looking; then looking again

One of the things that I like most about painting impressions is that the same subject can leave you with a different impression each time you view it. To me, an impression is what is left behind in your mind's eye after having viewed the subject, often only for a brief moment. If you look, … Continue reading Looking; then looking again