Kinetic Juxtaposition

Tetris Pen Holder

DIY Tetris Pen Holder

By Amanda Parker | Mar 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

TETRIS Pen Holder 3D Pen Tutorial Tetris is an awesome game. I’d buy a pen holder like this, but it doesn’t exist, so I made it. I’ve had it a very long time, but I think it’s time to think about a new version. It’s strong, but some of those tiny pieces at the top…

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Freehand Symmetry Drawing in the Case of Girldala vs. Mandala

By Amanda Parker | Mar 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

  Mandala or Girldala? So many Mandalas have been created in history that it has become a form of art therapy. That’s great, but we should always strive to evolve right? This video details what happened when I tried to sit down and draw in a symmetrical circle over and over. I realized it’s actually…

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Three Little Aliens

Day 3 Drawing Challenge and Why You Should Not Swallow Gum

By Amanda Parker | Mar 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Never Swallow Gum Hey I watched a video when I was a kid and there was a woman with something like a 30lb tumor in her stomach because she swallowed gum her entire life and it never left her body. I don’t even have the same skull I was born with.. I can’t imagine having…

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Digital Version of BBCB

Step 1 to Being an Artist & Why Black is my Favorite

By Amanda Parker | Mar 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Step 1 to Being an Artist: Lie Like an Artist Art isn’t real. Art is an illusion on a flat surface or in a 3D(+) space that artists create. So what is the first step to being an artist? You might think it’s simply drawing a dot or a lot. I might concur on a…

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Day 2 of 30 Day Drawing Challenge & Some Thoughts

By Amanda Parker | Aug 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Art challenges like Inktober produce a few inks during October, or a few mermaids in May. August brings us the 30 Day drawing challenge. Each day I watch my style evolve and the videos are getting better as well. Tomorrow I’m producing a video for Day 3 of the challenge and will discuss my thoughts…

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The word Abstract 30 times.

30 Days of Drawing Ideas. A guide.

By Amanda Parker | Aug 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

For reasons unbeknownst to myself I decided to do a 30 day art challenge where I draw every day for the month of August. Some of these challenges have been going around with a list of different things to do on 30 different days. But I figure.. hey. I’m an artist, I can do what…

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Trifecta

Trifecta, Depth & Technique Demonstration

By Amanda Parker | Jul 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Strong abstract art is easier to produce with strong technique.  After watching painters like Osnat dominate the Ebay art spectrum, I often found myself wishing I could see them paint, like the art hero Bob Ross. Though that wasn’t possible, Osnat offered a variety of helpful information in the “Art Education” section of her website.…

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Anton, Neutral Expression (Digital Drawing)

Abstract Art Thoughts

By Amanda Parker | Apr 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The consistent elements between my works of art are change and motion.  Over time I learned to toy with motion and emotion to produce works that speak. Proportion, scale, and color manipulation work together to achieve this. I take influence from the world around me via travel and exploration of the world. Experiencing life to…

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