Pom-Pom “Pujaki” – ARTBAR

Janice K. Johnson

It’s time to update this pom-pom chandelier post from 9 years ago, one of the first that went “viral” on my blog in 2013. The reason I wanted to update this post in particular today is because this chandelier was inspired by traditional Polish chandeliers called Pujaki (made from paper) […]

EP 124 Sketching Your Way Through Trauma with Jeff Schmidt

Janice K. Johnson

In today’s creative podcast we are talking to Jeff Schmidt. Jeff is an illustrator, speaker and author of the best-selling book, Heart Attack, which is all about finding hope, joy, and inspiration through recovery. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/zunz94/EP124Jeff_SchmidtUrbanSketching81jbs.mp3 Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Spotify | Amazon Music | RSS As a young professional […]

Colored Pencil Hydrangea Tutorial with Jennifer Morrison

Janice K. Johnson

Artist Jennifer Morrison creates beautiful, hyper-realistic colored pencil drawings. Follow along to Jennifer’s video tutorial as she shares her process for drawing a hyper-realistic hydrangea using Lyra Rembrandt Polycolor pencils. Supplies: Strathmore 400 Series Printmaking Paper, 280gsm, medium textured soft surface Lyra Rembrandt Polycolor Pencils in Delft Blue Violet Light […]

The Age of Social Media is Ending

Janice K. Johnson

For any artist who is active on the internet and/or social media and/or thinks they ought to be, I have a recommendation for an article which I think is a “must read”.  The Age of Social Media Is Ending is by Ian Bogost and it’s the first article that I’ve read which makes […]

All About The Story of Lucretia by Sandro Botticelli

Janice K. Johnson

Title of Artwork: “The Story of Lucretia” Artwork by Sandro Botticelli Year Created 1496 – 1504 Summary of The Story of Lucretia Sandro Botticelli, an Italian Renaissance painter, painted The Tragedy of Lucretia between 1496 and 1504 using tempera and oil on a wood cassone or spalliera panel. Informally called […]

Stefania Batoeva: Divorce

Janice K. Johnson

Stefania Batoeva: DivorcePublic GalleryNovember 16 — December 17, 202291 Middlesex StLondonE1 7DA Public Gallery is pleased to present Divorce, a solo exhibition by Stefania Batoeva. Nine new oil paintings are hung across two conversing floors of the gallery. Subjectively personal, these works explore the limits of knowing – the zones […]

10 Years of the Medieval Hungary blog

Janice K. Johnson

Chronicler from the Illuminated Chronicle, c. 1360 I started this blog 10 years ago, in August 2010. Originally, the idea was to try another platform, in order to provide up-to-date information – information that was hard to provide on my rudimentary website Art in Medieval Hungary. I created the first […]