Art media

Thoughts on various artistic mediums, why use pastel, part 19

Mary Cassatt-Becoming a Freelance Artist Some time ago we began an exploration of two-dimensional artistic mediums – oil, acrylic, watercolor, and a lengthy study of lesser-known pastel mediums. Now, to go ahead and explore a second famous pastellist – Mary Cassatt (Rosalba Carriera from Venice which has already been discussed at length was the first.) […]

Art style

DokeV is a kid-friendly AAA game with a unique art style

Picture: Pearl Abyss Korean pop, anthropomorphized animals, powerful visual effects coming out of a big comedic hammer — the DokeV the trailer has it all. Developer Pearl Abyss showed off a new trailer for their upcoming open-world game at Gamescom today, and I was intrigued by the juxtaposition between the realistic art style of American […]

Art style

Nintendo relies on the great artistic style to compensate for the weakness of the hardware

The Nintendo Switch OLED unfortunately wasn’t the hardware upgrade that many of us expected. On the heels of a killer E3 Direct, it was hoped that the rumored Switch Pro model would be a much needed boost to gaming graphics such as Metroid: dread. However, the situation is not that bad. games like Advance Wars […]

Art style

Bringing Recompile’s striking art style to life – PlayStation.Blog

Recompile is available August 19 on PlayStation 5! We hope this enhanced next-gen title provides players with a unique experience that we’ve been striving to create for so long. Atmospheric exploration platform meets hacking adventure, Recompile features intense combat, tight 3D platforming, overpowering abilities, hacking mechanics based on environmental logic and a unique stylized visual […]

Art style

Exclusive Cryptozoo Clip Shows Off The Film’s Striking Artistic Style And Animation

IGN can exclusively reveal a new clip for Cryptozoo, the fantastic animated film starring Lake Bell, Michael Cera and Zoe Kazan that tells the story of cryptozookeepers traveling through a richly designed hallucinatory world to capture a legendary hybrid-eating creature of dreams known as Baku. The clip, which you can watch via the player above […]

Art media

Thoughts on various artistic mediums, why use pastel, part 18

Mary Cassatt-The Early Years Some time ago we began an exploration of two-dimensional art mediums – oil, acrylic, watercolor, and a lengthy study of lesser-known pastel mediums. Now, moving forward after reviewing the major moments in the use of these special media through the latter part of the 19th century, we explore a second famous […]

Art appreciation

Talent showcased at the first annual Wildpine Resident Art Appreciation Show – Stittsville Central

(Ernie Allen, Anne Hearn and Annie Swinemar are three of four artists who exhibited their work for the Wildpine Residence Art Appreciation Exhibition on August 6, 2021. Photos: Stittsville Central) Anne Hearn, a resident of the Wildpine Residence in Stittsville, has been passionate about artistic creation from public school. She started painting in 1980 and […]