Archive for the ‘painting’ Category

Top of Their Field and Favorites

April 8, 2018

Dear Reader,

Through my 25 years, and 200 issues of the arts and media zine Musea (1992-now), I’ve met many excellent musicians, painters, writers, photographers, filmmakers, etc.

Here are some that are personal favorites, but I also think that they are at the top of their field and they deserve world recognition for their achievements.

Gregory K. H. Bryant – art

David McGhee – photography

Sara Niemietz and Snuffy Walden – music

Michael Helsem – writing

Scott Jacob Loehr – music

Ace Backwards – blogging.

Sparrow – poetry.

David Darling – science website, writing.

TYT, The Young Turks – online news.

Tom Hendricks
(editor of Musea)

MAIN Website
tomhendricks.us

The Best!

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Realism Versus Other Art

April 3, 2018

This post looks at the two different types of art: REALISM versus OTHER TYPES OF ART.

Many only like realism. The paintings and art they like have to look as much like a photograph as possible.
That’s fine; but know that art can evolve too, and artists that don’t do realism, can be just as talented.

Realism shows the world as it is.

The other types of art enhance reality for effect that often gives the art:

more drama
more impact
more emotion
more spontaneity
more color,
more charm,
more fun
more exaggeration for effect
more style,
more inspiration,
more spirituality, …

This enhanced art can also better explain or illustrate a story or concept. It can also lead to better compositions.

So open both your eyes and mind and see and enjoy all the many types of great art out there.

Tom Hendricks
(editor of the 25 year old zine Musea)

MAIN Website
http://tomhendricks.us/

Groups, recent paintings featuring more than one person.

February 3, 2018

Couple

3 Sisters

Troupe of Dancers

NYC Art Formula

February 2, 2018

What’s makes great art in NYC? For most trendy results follow these basic rules.

1. Got to be big. Pompous and inflated is good. If it takes up a complete room, better.
2. Has to be generic surrealism, or dada, 100 years after that art genre was relevant. But the art media has to pretend its fresh, today, and now, not a reflection of two world wars!
3. Make sure the art is incomprehensible. Then when people ask you the artist what it means, you can be smug like they don’t get it, but you do.
4. Keep the art a secret between these 3: rich patron, gallery owner, and artist. The point is to scam the patron. Pretend only you and he can share the secret of why the art is worth such an inflated price. You are in the know!
5. Never consider any art that is useful such as, book illustrations, comic book artists, cartoon art, online art, fashion illustrations, digital art, graffiti and street art, poster/flyer art, architectural illustrations, etc.
6. Do everything you can to block the new art ideas of the art revolution sweeping the country, or any of it’s progressive ideas in any other arts.

Building on the Rothko Model 1 of 3

January 27, 2018

Building on the model of Rothko. 1 of 3, all the rest see tomhendricks.us

Blue and Green.

Wire and Block

Red, White, Green.


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