Must-see medieval art exhibit at the Frist in Nashville

If you live within driving distance of Nashville, Tennessee and are interested in medieval art, crafts, culture or manuscripts or early Christian history, you can’t afford to miss Medieval Treasures from te Cleveland Museum of art at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, running until June 7, 2009. Seeing the illuminations, sculpture, jewelry, calligraphy …

[Einar] Noah’s Ark

A few days ago I found a copy of the Doré Bible at a just-about-affordable price, and snapped it up. The Doré Bible is an 1866 publication of the Bible with illustrations by Gustave Doré, usually considered one of the master engravers alongside Dürer and Hogarth.  It’s a very interesting glimpse at what the Victorians …

Hyperinflation I

Drawing that just popped up in my head the other day, after talking to Aggie about the economic crisis. Of course, after the drawing pops up in one’s head, one has to do the hard work of drawing it – including research for things like wheelbarrows full of money. When I googled for “Wheelbarrow full …

Kidnapped Princesses by Geir and Daniel

The Double and Alcydia artist Daniel Østvold has updated his Kunst.no pages (in Norwegian) with some pictures of recent fine art projects and a preview of the sequel to Alcydia, Kidnapped Princesses. Daniel works fast when he has the opportunity to, but he usually has several things on the boil at any time, so it’s …

I made a lot of drawings yesterday, but I’m only showing you these two

I promised a few people to show them sketches from the sketching trip to Emmen zoo that I took with some of the guys from Gr’nn. Unfortunately, I’m not all that happy with how the sketches turned out; it’s hard to be satisfied when you’re in the company of four others who kick your ass …

Works in progress, plus sketches@Wielaart’s

First, a cover drawing for a forthcoming ebook: The e-book version of Guðrún will be launched real soon now. Headsmen (link goes directly to downloadable file) was downloaded more than 900 times, so there are clearly plenty of people who want Rogues of Clwyd-Rhan ebooks. As with Headsmen, the e-book will be a stepping-stone towards …

Vera Rocks

Having been a member of the Vera Artdivision for some five years now, I am a tad prejudiced; but over on Gigposters.com two posters by fellow Artdivision members made “Poster of the Week.” A nice bit of recognition for our hard work. Mara Piccione’s weird but awesome Ghettoways poster. This week it’s Reinder’s ex-studiomate Sidsel …