Photographs of British Algae by Anna Atkins (1799-1871) is a landmark in the histories both of photography and of publishing: the first photographic work by a woman, and the first book produced entirely by photographic means. Instantly recognisable today as the blueprint process, the cyanotypes lend themselves beautifully to illustrate objects fround in the sea.
Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest StumbleUponAn artist knows that when it comes to emulating an object, there is nothing more difficult than trying to draw an eye. This is because the eyes are not just a means to view something but they are the conduit to which the heart of your emotions are connected. Having pretty eyes makes the plainest face glow with beauty and the eye can be very difficult to define. Then is there a doubt that to draw an eye or a pair of eyes in such a way that it…
Top in the World: Stunning Self-Portraits by an A Level Art Student
Frida Kahlo artist research by artist Abby Hope Skinner. This section of Abby’s Coursework project shows first-hand responses to subject matter (self-portraits of herself in the style of Frida Kahlo, posing with a cat, dog and plants). The photographs of her work in progress are captivating (normally these are not required; in this case they provide stunning evidence that under-drawings have been sketched entirely by hand, with proportions gauged by eye).
When Marcel Christ combined the mediums of pastel chalks and photography, it resulted in true work of arts. The artist describes playing with the chalk as an experiment that he responded to with still photographs. These images are full of life and have an explosive like quality to them that have captured our eye and our love for all things colorful.