Acrylic ink vs India Ink

These are bottles of ink I've received from Renesans, an art supplies manufacturer from Poland, during the Urban Sketchers Symposium in Ams...

Good colours from Daniel Smith series 2

A few weeks ago, I wrote about series 1 colours from Daniel Smith, today let's look at some options from series 2. Hansa Yellow Medium (PY ...

The Pranksters of Pop

100 gecs, 1000 gecs 100 gecs are sillier than your favorite silly band. If you’ve been paying attention to various trends in alternative pop...

The Aesthetics of Ugliness

In 1831, Honoré Daumier depicted the French monarch Louis-Philippe in a newspaper as a pear, a fathead in French slang. When the government...

Sol LeWitt’s Conceptual Book Art

Installation view of Book as System: The Artists’ Books of Sol LeWitt at Printed Matter, New York (all images courtesy of Printed Matter) So...

The Tumultuous Times of William Blake

William Blake, “Newton” (1795 – c.1805), color print, ink and watercolor on paper, 460 x 600 mm, Tate Britain (all images courtesy Tate Brit...