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Sorayama Secrets


Dan dos Santos

  Hajime Sorayama (b. 1947) has been a longtime influence of mine, ever since I discovered his work as a teenager. And although his mostly erotic work may not be every Artist' 'cup of tea', the man's skill and creativity is certainly undeniable. Having essentially created an entire genre unto himself, Sorayama's influence can be seen in nearly every facet of modern Science Fiction art. I've taken a renewed interest in…

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Mixing It Up With Mixed Media


Scott Fischer

February 20, 2018 -   Never one to shy away from trying something new when creating art, when fellow MC contributor Jeff Miracola brought Arches 'Oil Paper' to my attention in his excellent 'Art Tip Of The Month' series, I was like a dog seeing a squirrel! I had to chase it up a tree. (Thanks Jeff!) See it here:   http://www.muddycolors.com/2017/11/art-tip-of-the-month-5/ I am not new to the idea of doing a watercolor and oil painting. I did it a number of years ago on the above piece titled 'Brooding Boy'. That is Watercolor and Oil on Strathmore 500. What I love about water media is its ability to pool. Mmmmm.... washes of pigment settling into the nooks and crannies of the paper. Yum... the random stuff that happens with gravity. Ooo or how the puddle often dries darker…

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