A Few of Our Favourite Things
The world is full of amazing, talented people creating beautiful things. One of the great things about modern communications is that you can discover new art and artists all the time, even when they are on the other side of the world. Here’s our pick of people this month who we think you’ll love and should know about.
Pixie Cold (Svenja) is a Berlin born artist who has been creating an internet fan base since 2009 and a full time professional artists since 2012. She uses watercolour, acrylics and collages to create her vibrant and energetic work. Her focus on eyes is a particular feature. In her own words, she says “the very least thing she intends is to be a conventional artist anymore.”
You can check out Pixie Cold’s work on her website (http://pixiecold.org), her Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/pixiecoldss/timeline) or her Youtube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/PeeGeeArts) . She also provides tips and product reviews on her Youtube channel which are worth a look if you fancy trying out some of her techniques in your own work.
Lewin is a Jamaican born artist who has spent his life in Miami and Oakland where he currently resides. Although Lewin says he has always been interested in art and worked on creative projects, he decided not to pursue art college as he found the prescriptive nature of school art projects limiting and unstimulating. Lewin eventually moved into acrylics which is what most of his work is done in today. He had his first show in 1998 in Miami. He is inspired by Jamaican mythology, sci-fi and fantasy art and ancient artifacts.
Johanna Basford is a Scottish born artist who graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in 2005. She has become extremely well known recently for her beautiful adult colouring books, although she creates a variety of work. You can check her out on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/johanna.basford/timeline) or on her website (http://www.johannabasford.com) .
We love discovering new artist and new art. Do you have anyone you would like to bring to our attention? Comment here or on our Facebook page and help the art you love reach more people around the world.