James Jean is nothing if not prolific. The amount of work, and beautiful, inspiring, provoking work that Jean produces is incredible. Nearly as incredible as the swirling masses of color that he uses in his work. Whether digital, acrylic or a hybrid illustration, each piece brings color home hard. The movement in the pieces wraps… Read More All Color with James Jean
About ten years ago, I stumbled upon an image of one of Audrey Kawasaki’s paintings online. I have been in love with her ever since. The women in her paintings are light, sensual, innocent, slightly mysterious, and full of a pouty brooding that drags me in and keeps me. Kawasaki’s integration of the panel’s woodgrain… Read More Modern Lolita with Audrey Kawasaki
I recently was able to meet with artist Malia Landis and she is a dream and a gem. A Hawaiian native and current California resident, Landis takes porcelain to a new level of beauty. Using paper clay, Landis creates incredibly light and surprisingly sturdy sculptures. Her leis are even wearable and she has made bracelets… Read More Paradise in Clay
I find these paintings to be very delicate, light, and almost ethereal. While Sanami Shimada doesn’t just paint women, I particularly enjoy her soft use of color and barely-there brush strokes. And those perfectly place drops of gold! See all of Sanami Shimada’s work on her website. All images are the property of Sanami Shimada.