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The 52 Weeks Project presents: PAINTING with GOLD LEAF


Greg Ruth

It's oxymoronic as hell, but that's actually what I'm trying to do. As many of you know I started to play around with gold leaf largely to make special prints and other existing work I have around, mostly specializing film posters etc... this mostly really exploded as an interest for me when I started applying it to my prints from Sony/NaughtyDog/Playstation's THE LAST of US prints. I need to let it be know here out…

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Where Did I Come From?


Donato Giancola

April 10, 2024 - [caption id="attachment_76034" align="aligncenter" width="1279"] The Hill That Grew, 1974, my first grade teacher Mrs. Bryant allowed me to answer grammar assignments with drawings.[/caption] All children draw. The desire to tell stories and communicate to others is woven deeply in us, much like breathing.  Artists are those who never stopped telling stories. Consumed with other issues this month, I open the window on some of the early steps in my pathway that got me to where I am now. [caption id="attachment_76033" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Snowscape, 1978, copy lessons from Jon Gnagy's books.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_76035" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Inspired by the Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back Blueprint concept book, 1980.[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_76042" align="aligncenter" width="1154"] Axe Beak, 1981, one of my methods in learning was to trace other drawings and then modify the narrative.[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_76048" align="aligncenter" width="430"]…

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