Yayoi Kusama is a world famous Japanese artist who works in a range of different media. Kusama mostly creates highly decorative, patterned sculptures and installations inspired by Pop Art. However, she also makes paintings, films, fashion pieces and performance art. Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese artist who was born in 1929 – can you work […]Read more "Yayoi Kusama"
Egon Schiele was a figurative artist from Austria. Egon Schiele painted portraits in an expressionist style which meant he tried to show feelings through his work, rather than trying to capture something realistic. Top facts about Egon Schiele! Egon Schiele was born on 12 June 1890 and died on 31 October 1918 Egon Schiele was […]Read more "Egon Schiele"
Slinkachu is a British street artist whose artwork is a mixture of sculpture, installation, street art and photography! He places miniature figures and objects in different scenarios and is inspired by landscapes, food and experimenting with scale and proportion. Slinkachu is a British street artist who was born in Devon, UK in 1979. Slinkachu’s artwork […]Read more "Slinkachu"
Mechelle Bounpraseuth is a ceramic artist inspired by food. She creates wonderful, life-sized 3D clay sculptures of food, condiment bottles, discarded items, litter and other types of everyday objects. Mechelle Bounpraseuth is an artist working in 3D who lives in Sydney, Australia. She creates clay artworks inspired by her family (from Laos) and the food […]Read more "Mechelle Bounpraseuth"
Artist Marcello Barenghi creates hyper-realistic artworks and drawings that look 3D! Marcello Barenghi specialises in ‘trick’ art which looks just like the real thing, usually created through observational drawings or paintings. Marcello Barenghi is an artist inspired by food, wrappers and shiny objects! He is sometimes known as “The hyper-realist artist of the common things […]Read more "Marcello Barenghi"
Artist Francoise Nielly is a portrait painter who uses a knife instead of a paint brush. Francoise Nielly’s artworks are vibrant, vivid and striking portraits of very famous people. Even though Nielly’s technique is to use a knife to make her paintings, the faces are still very intricate and detailed. Who is Francoise Nielly? Francoise […]Read more "Francoise Nielly"
Artist Ian Murphy creates drawings, paintings, prints and mixed-media pieces inspired by architecture and different textures. As well as using his sketchbook to draw and think about his ideas, he makes large-scale work and uses lots of materials to create distressed surfaces that he paints and draws over the top of. Ian Murphy is a […]Read more "Ian Murphy"
Artist Sarah Graham creates bright and colourful paintings of food that could be described as ‘still life’, however many of her paintings focus on wrappers, sweets and desserts. Sarah Graham is a British painter, born in 1977. Her artwork is often painted on a large scale using oil paint, giving her beautiful paintings a rich, […]Read more "Sarah Graham"
I have previously posted a series of lessons explaining how students have studied various ways of making marks. This is part of a landscape scheme of work, where students will create a landscape based on their memories. This was a GCSE art and design scheme of work, and you can find the other lessons for […]Read more "KS4 Art & Design: Mark Making [Lesson 6]"
I was looking for an artist inspired by food and came across Jerry Wilkerson, a modern pointillist artist! I am using this food artist as inspiration to use in my KS4 art project exploring mark making. Although we are working on landscapes, the techniques are still relevant. It was good to be able to discuss […]Read more "Jerry Wilkerson"