Articles posted in In the Studio, Out of the Studio tagged with at home with rise art, interiors, paintings, photographer
You can spot Nelson Makamo’s expressive portraits from a mile away. The Johannesburg-based artist uses printmaking techniques as well as charcoal, acrylics, watercolours and oils to create spontaneous works that capture the characters of his native South Africa.
Reed Hearne is an American artist who uses photography to create what he describes as Digital Paintings. These works capture the beauty and visual intrigue of subjects that most people would dismiss as merely mundane, like the criss-cross of shadows on a staircase or the interplay of geometry and light on a stainless steel bridge.
Gina Parr and Ian Hoskin met as Fine Art postgrads at Middlesex Polytechnic in North London. Gina was practising as a Performance Artist, while Ian was focusing on developing his career in Photography. Both artists went on to work in telly, Gina as a Set Designer and Ian as a freelancer for the BBC Picture Publicity Department. Ian continued on his own photographic projects, originally working with film and print in the darkroom before making a move to digital. Gina, meantime, left her Performan
With their vibrant colours, smiling sunbathers and gleeful swimmers, Ruth Mulvie’s paintings are pure joy. Ruth creates her utopian wonderlands from her loft studio in Brighton. Found imagery and old photographs form the basis of her work - with buckets of colour thrown in.
When it comes to photography, Martin Stranka is a game changer. Hear his inspiring story and discover how he makes his works - there's a method to his magic.
Art should be something that brings you joy when you look at it. With this in mind, I’ve chosen my favourite Rise Art photographers whose works really make me laugh. I’d love these works on my walls, to make me smile every day.
Styling with abstract art is a surefire way to add a stylish edge to your home. In our latest article for interior design specialists, Houzz, Rebecca Gordon covers 10 ways to Style With Abstract Art, offering plenty of advice and inspiration.
Nothing says ‘I love you’ quite like giving the unique and unforgettable gift of art. Forget the flowers and discard the chocolates, this year think outside the box and show your nearest and dearest how much you care with art this year. We’ve gathered our top 10 favourite works guaranteed to dazzle your chosen Valentine, and commemorate a timeless and enduring love.
Investing in a piece of photographic art can be an intricate process. From discovering an artist you love to deciding on printing, framing and hanging, there’s a lot to consider, but finding that perfect piece can elevate your space, adding style and elegance to your home. Read our latest article for Houzz and be inspired to fill your home with photographic art.
We all know that painting is hands down the most popular medium, there’s something so special about an original piece of artwork, the artist’s touch on the canvas and the free forms or incredible precision that can be achieved with a brush. This Christmas we have 10 paintings at the top of our wish list, and are hoping for all our art dreams to come true.