Tags » Charles Demuth

Illustrator: Font Making Week 2

In this tutorial I finished my Charles Demuth inspired font. To do this I  worked from the version I drew onto graph paper, and then drew it out using a combination of the tools in Illustrator, including the ones Steve taught us in his tutorial. 69 more words

Design Practice Two (Monday)

Preston Dickinson

I’m a fan of the Precisionist movement in art which was formed in the early 20th century and often depicted the industrial structures that were fueling the growth spurt taking place in America.  312 more words


Illustrator: Font Making Week 1

In this tutorial I continued to make my font in Illustrator with Steve and John on hand to offer advice. I managed to complete half of the alphabet which I am pleased it. 41 more words

Design Practice Two (Monday)

Beatrice Wood: The real Rose of the Titanic

On the 3rd of March 1893, the American artist and studio potter, Beatrice Wood, was born in San Francisco, California. Her eventful and 105-years-long life would later serve as an inspiration for the character of ‘Rose’ in James Cameron’s 1997 film, Titanic. 736 more words


"Local" artists & genius loci

Recently, a friend and I visited our small, local art museum (Allentown Art Museum). The permanent collection there has a few real highlights, which for me include the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed library from the Francis Little House and a limited but fine collection of glass and ceramic decorative arts. 696 more words