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.

Saturday, December 31, 2016

A Digital Artist Puts a Contemporary Twist on an Ancient Greek Myth

Fixed with a spine chilling half smile, a woman rendered like a Final Fantasy character stares at the viewer from behind the screen of an iPad in the 15th issue of FELT Zine. This mysterious figure is the ... read more.

Friday, December 23, 2016

Interview with artist and curator Alex Czetwertynski

It’s 7PM on a Friday night in Houston, and Bjork is DJing. As if this weren’t already an uncommon enough statement, what’s crazier is that hardly anyone has noticed. Not because the ethereal musician is clandestinely performing within some sort of recreation of an Icelandic forest, but because goers at Day for Night festival are totally immersed in the slew of custom-built, digital art installations flanking various sections of this 1.5 million-square-foot space. But with Bjork being Bjork, word quickly spreads and within minutes thousands of excited fans descend upon her set.  Read more.

Monday, December 12, 2016

When Talent Meets Technology: A Look at Today’s New Digital Artists

Traditional art media have long relied on the individual talent and imagination of the artist. However, advances in digital technology have broadened the landscape for artists to express their creative inspirations.  Read more.

Friday, December 9, 2016

Artist Creates Vintage "Digital" Art on a Typewriter

Although they may look like print screenshots of your old CPU, these works were actually made on an old-fashioned manual typewriter. Line-by-line, German artist Arno Beck builds glitchy arithmetic images, meticulously hammering out patterns from the typewriter’s index of letters and symbols. In an artist statement on his website, Beck writes, “I’m driven by the search for an analog translation of digital imagery. I utilize this printing method as a means of producing paintings in a wider sense.”  Read more.

Friday, November 25, 2016

In the UK a new building gets a sleek digital art wall

Artist Brendan Dawes has been commissioned to create the first installation for the digital art space at Bruntwood’s Neo building, launching in early 2017.

The wall will be made up of 30 55-inch screens and will feature a series of regularly changing exhibitions from established and emerging artists. The display will be open to the public during office hours.  Read more.

Monday, November 21, 2016

'Oculus Medium': Sculpt Anything With Digital Clay

Oculus Medium is Oculus' answer to Google's Tilt Brush. Medium puts a new twist on creating digital art in virtual reality. Whereas Tilt Brush is a 3D painting application, Medium is more like a digital clay sculpting app.

The experience of painting in a 3D space is surreal, but it's not the same as building a 3D model. In Tilt Brush, you aren’t limited...read more.