We ask a bunch of creatives about their process and what craft means to them
When you initially think of craft your mind can wander to kitsch hobbies like making macrame jewellery boxes and play dough ornaments. But real, honest craft is a something that requires skilled hands and hard work. In recent years it feels like our digitally overloaded brains are crying out for well-made, tangible things, and slowly the need is being met by a legion of creators looking to the past for techniques, but embracing our online landscape to spread the word.
ARTmonday: Joël Penkman - StyleCarrot
Although I don’t really recognize Valentine’s Day (just seems silly to me), I am going to take advantage of the “holiday” to post artwork and recipes for sweets, heart-shaped home furnishings, and pink rooms. To start the week, let’s look at the artwork of New Zealand-born artist and graphic designer Joël Penkman, who now lives and … Continue reading "ARTmonday: Joël Penkman"
Vic Vicini is a Michigan painter who considers himself a painter of contemporary still-life. He graduated from Wayne State University with a BFA in Painting and Print Making. His retro paintings capture the realism of everyday objects while still maintaining a painterly style. His paintings capture the nostalgia of his childhood when his father would take him to American diners where breakfast was served for dinner. He paints objects of a hearty breakfast and also paintings of food in the…