Michelangelo: How the 15th-Century Artist is Still Relevant Today

Michelangelo: How the 15th-Century Artist is Still Relevant Today

September 1, 2019By Joe LatimerArchitecture, Art, Artist, Inspiration, Michelangelo No Comments

Who Was Michelangelo? We’ve all heard the name before (and probably had trouble pronouncing it, Amirite?). Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, commonly known only as Michelangelo, was a sculptor, painter, and architect of the 15th century. He is known to be one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance period, and arguably of all time. … Read More

Indigenous Futurism 101: Mostly Everything You Need to Know About Indigenous Futurism

Indigenous Futurism 101: Mostly Everything You Need to Know About Indigenous Futurism

July 1, 2019By Joe LatimerArt, Artist, Digital Art, Indigenous Futurism, Inspiration No Comments

What is Indigenous Futurism? The term Indigenous Futurism was coined by Dr. Grace Dillon in her 2003 book Walking the Clouds: An Anthology of Indigenous Science Fiction. This is a movement that spans music, film, visual arts and popular culture. Indigenous Futurism imagines a world where colonization hadn’t disrupted the civilization of indigenous people. It … Read More

Steampunk 101: Mostly Everything You Need to Know About Steampunk

Steampunk 101: Mostly Everything You Need to Know About Steampunk

May 1, 2019By Joe LatimerArt, Digital Art, Inspiration, Steampunk No Comments

What Is Steampunk? By definition, Steampunk is a subgenre of science fantasy or science fiction that uses aesthetic design and technology inspired by 19th-century steam-powered machinery. Steampunk began as a literary movement in the 1900s, but has now extended its mechanical wings to include fashion, art, design, music, and pop culture. Steampunk usually makes use … Read More

Benefits of Artwork Critiques

Benefits of Artwork Critiques

April 1, 2019By Joe LatimerArt, Tips No Comments

It’s necessary for artists to receive feedback on every work they do in order to help understand how to improve over time. Critiquing is a vital part of the artistic process; ultimately needed to advance. Critiquing, in art, is a thorough review or evaluation by another person or persons. Artists can only develop through honest … Read More

The Idea of True Art in Modern Times

The Idea of True Art in Modern Times

March 1, 2019By Joe LatimerArt, Artist No Comments

Today, many debate what the definition of true art is. A true artist helps the world by revealing humanistic truths. For a layman, beautiful character drawings, sketches and paintings are considered art. Artists however, have a diverse definition. Leonardo Da Vinci exclaimed “The artist sees what others only catch a glimpse of.” In either case, … Read More