Inspiration – Perspective

The artwork of James Michalapolous Keeping a sketchbook is representational art that comes in many forms. It can be journalistic or realistic in style, or fanciful and abstract. It is all a matter of perspective. Perspective is also an intriguing aspect of art making. Oftentimes, when I draw or paint, I find myself trying to recreate the scene in almost photo-realistic quality. On the … [Read more...]

Looking forward to curling up with a few good books…

I just bought two books off of my WANT2READ list.  Sharon Soneff's Faithbooks and Alphabetica.  I cannot wait for them to arrive!  If you haven't looked at Sharon Soneff's blog, you should.  Very inspiring.  This is some example artwork from the book. The beauty of these pieces of art are astonishing to me.  Now I want to delve into their subject matter as … [Read more...]