Profile: James Philip Pegg – Artist

::: Artist Name::: James Philip Pegg ::: Media::: Illustrator, painting, art photography. ::: Website::: http://philpegg.multiply.com/ http://gallery.passion4art.com/members/artnacogdoches/homepage.html ::: 1 ::: When did you first realize you were an artist? Did you draw as a kid? Color outside the lines? Being the son of an artist, I had my drawing table next to my dad's. I think that I was four years old then. Later, on at my tenth birthday, I was given my first camera … [Read more...]

Featured Artist: Robin Pedrero

    Artist Statement I respond to what catches my eyes and heart using colors, shapes and lines. I desire to capture simple pleasures, wind in the trees, atmospheric reflections, people and places around the world. I personify nature through color and movement evoking moods of transition, strength, and serenity. I use my fingers of both hands to blend pastels and sculpt form through layering pigment; pastel being one of the purest pigments. As I work the images can be unexpected, … [Read more...]

Profile: Mihailo Vukelic

::: Artist(s) Name::: Mihailo Vukelic ::: Publisher::: (self-published?) Image ::: Website::: http://solon-fyre.deviantart.com/ ::: 1 ::: Tell us about yourself. Where did you grow up? What’s your favorite color? When did you first realize you were an artist? Did you draw as a kid? Color outside the lines? I grew up in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. At 11 I moved to the U.S. with my family. My favorite color is sepia. I realized I was an artist around 3 or 4, I have memories of those … [Read more...]

Sebastiao Salgado: Eye Contact

It’s something about the eyes. In times of conflict, war, rebellion, or natural disaster, it is so often the civilian who suffers, and it is the children who suffer most for they had supposed themselves to have the longest future yet to come. It is not the terrible shock of seeing homes destroyed or parents or siblings killed.  It is not just the hunger that eats at the body or the tiredness in that same body; it is the loss of innocence that changes the eyes. … [Read more...]