Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Athens Digital Arts Festival on May 18-21 2017

The 13th Athens Digital Arts Festival (ADAF) will take place in city centre on May 18-21 this year, in a building of unusual architectural interest provided by NBG PANGAEA Real Estate Investment Company, a subsidiary of the National Bank of Greece.  Read more.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

'Scanlines' exhibition of screen and digital art opens at Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery

An intriguing examination of Australian screen and digital art opens this week at Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery.

The show, Scanlines, was developed by dLux curators in collaboration with contemporary artist and designer Dr George Poonkhin Khut.  Read more.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Where Art and Technology Collide

Galleries like American Medium that work with young artists — and cater to a crowd that has grown up with the internet — are approaching web-based art with a renewed purpose.

Two of its enterprising founders, Josh Pavlacky and Travis Fitzgerald, former art students at...read more

Thursday, April 6, 2017

'Digital Noise 3.5: Digital Art Student Exhibition 2017' opening reception April 6

Turman Art Gallery at Indiana State University will present “Digital Noise 3.5: Digital Art Student Exhibition 2017” today through April 13.

The exhibited works, inspired by Padgett Powell’s The Interrogative Mood, are by digital art students from the department of art and design.  Read more.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Petra Cortright: Digital artist inspired by kitchens and gardens

For up to 12 hours at a time, Petra Cortright ​retreats to her computer suite to "paint".

Beneath the majestic San Gabriel mountains, on the edge of Los Angeles, the digital artist's studio is a guest bedroom, her easel a computer and her paintbrush a mouse. The internet becomes her canvas as the 30-year-old trawls websites for colours and images she then turns into multi-layered works that...read more.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Ngabonziza on why digital art is the way to go

Digital technologies are fast becoming an integral part of artists’ creative processes. Traditional art forms such as portraiture, paintings and drawings are increasingly making use of digital tools, and the digital artist has emerged as a modern-day phenomenon in the realm of art.  Read more.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Artists interpret digital world in 'Digitalia'

As the connections between art and technology have strengthened over the years, we see more artists merging the two in their creative practice.

This month, at Barrett Art Center, "Digitalia" is a showcase of art that explores the intersections of technology and contemporary art. Bruce Wands, author of "Art of the Digital Age," served as curator for the exhibit, selecting 57 digital artworks from 900 entries.  Read more.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Stratasys @ Centre Pompidou: An international roster of renowned digital artist exhibit 3D printed works

In its selection of over 30 leading artists, “Printing the World | Imprimer le Monde” reveals the transformation of forms within a ‘digital materiality’ that has given birth to a new typology of objects having 3D printing in common.  

3D printed VESPERS, Mask 1, Series 2, 2016. Designed by Neri Oxman and her team as part of "The New Ancient" Collection by STRATASYS and 3D printed with Stratasys PolyJet 3D printing technology. Photo credit: Yoram Reshef

Showcasing at the Centre Pompidou exhibition are three of Neri Oxman’s breakthrough 3D printed “Vespers” death masks which debuted at the London Design Museum in November 2016. Oxman’s exploratory 3D printed death masks are part of Stratasys’ “The New Ancient” collection and uniquely emulate the resolution and complexity found in nature. Read more.


Friday, March 10, 2017

Anna Parini’s simple, colourful illustrations delightfully depict everyday life

Anna Parini has a knack for beautiful, simplistic illustrations that have made their way onto the covers and pages of a number of high-profile editorials. It takes talent to capture an entire complex issue or concept in one or a few illustrations, but Anna does so faultlessly.  Read more.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Russian company builds 3D-print house in less than 24 hours

In a town called Stupino, just outside Moscow, Russia, a new little concrete house has just appeared.

The circular home, however, is not like others in the country, nor is it like most others in the world.  Read more.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

BossLogic creates amazing superhero digital art

If you’re a dedicated fan of superhero movies, chances are you have seen the amazing digital art of BossLogic over the past several years. The Australian artist has been making a name for himself online for some time now, with his detailed renditions of well known actors and actresses as they might appear playing iconic comic book and sci-fi characters.  Read more.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

What lesson does painting offer digital artists?

Casual followers of art in our digital age might believe the old saying: “Painting is dead.” That assertion was made in 1839 by French painter Paul Delaroche.  Read more.

Artists showcase their digital art for Millville exhibit

Jeff Schwachter’s 5-year-old daughter taught him everything he knows when it comes to being a digital artist.

Well, she more or less introduced him to the field.

After Schwachter bought a Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone, his daughter showed him ways to doodle pictures with the stylus on the phone.  Read more.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The brutal magazine cover designs of Donald Trump

The latest magazine cover of Donald Trump to hit headlines is this Der Spiegel cover.

Cuban-born artist Edel Rodriquez illustrates the new US president brutally beheading the Statue of Liberty – resembling familiar scenes from IS propaganda videos - for the February publication of the German magazine.

Despite disdain toward the illustration from conservative commentators and the German media, editor of the magazine Klaus Brinkb√§umer staunchly stood by it.  Read more.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Adobe set to raise cloud prices by 60%

The price of Adobe Creative Cloud is going up on March 6, which the company is blaming on "fluctuations in currency exchange rates".  Read more.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

From doodling to digital art

Ben Yang travels to different worlds every day — all via his computer.

Using a Wacom tablet with Intuos software, he is able to take a sketch and make it into a beautiful and exciting drawing of a whole new realm.  Read more.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Digital art Canvas the main draw in Dell's CES lineup

At CES this week, Dell unveiled a few nifty ideas for work and play. The most eye-catching, especially for artists, is the Dell Canvas, a digital artist's workstation in the same realm as the Surface Studio that Microsoft showed off a few months ago. Also on show was a 32-inch monitor packing in 8K resolution, a wirelessly chargeable 2-in-1, and a refresh of the company's other laptops, all-in-ones (AIOs) and monitors.  Read more.