Wordy Wednesdays


On Wednesdays, we look at artist/designer statements or About pages and discuss the vocabulary they use to describe their work. Today we’ll look at the Behance page of Kyle Lambert, an illustrator that specializes in portraits. Here is the text from his page, in italics. Kyle Lambert is an L.A. based visual artist, who is … Continue reading Wordy Wednesdays

Video Mondays


On Mondays, we look at videos of art critiques, interviews, and resource demos. Today we’ll discuss the medical illustrations of David Cheney. I’ll ask three questions for you to reply to in the comments, and then I’ll share the answers on Facebook during Friday Live! At Artglish, we help artists and designers learn to give … Continue reading Video Mondays

Video Mondays


On Mondays, we look at videos of art critiques, interviews, and resource demos. Today we’re talking with illustrator Isabella Kung. I’ll ask three questions for you to reply to in the comments, and then I’ll share the answers on Facebook during Friday Live! Below are some examples from Isabella’s portfolio. At Artglish, we help artists … Continue reading Video Mondays

Thursdays in Review


 On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art or design and study the language used to describe them. This week we’ll look at a review of illustrator Simon Bartram’s new book, Rufus, from the Association of Illustrators. Here are the first three paragraphs from AOI, in italics. What is it that every Monster wants? … Continue reading Thursdays in Review

Let’s Talk Tuesdays


On Tuesdays, we watch talks or interviews with artists and designers and discuss how to present our work clearly and with confidence. This week we’ll look at the work of fashion illustrator Lily Qian. As you watch this interview, consider these questions: Does the artist speak clearly and with confidence? Does she use gestures and … Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesdays

Wordy Wednesdays


On Wednesdays, we look at artist statements and discuss the best vocabulary to describe an artwork. Today we’ll look at a piece by illustrator and photographer Natalie Shau. This is her artist statement from the Artist A Day website: Natalie Shau is illustrator and photographer from Vilnius, Lithuania. Her digital masterpieces have graced the pages … Continue reading Wordy Wednesdays