Master Troll Painter Sneaks Tom Brady Into Poster Of New York Heroes

So yesterday, an old editor emailed me with the above photo and funny story. The MTA, New York City's subway and bus system, is selling a new poster for Brooklyn's Grand Army Plaza, a location that serves both as a subway station and the entrance to New York's iconic Prospect Park. The MTA commissioned an artist, Rich… » 7/26/14 1:15pm 7/26/14 1:15pm

The Sports Illustrations Of Edel Rodriguez

Edel Rodriguez is an award-winning illustrator who uses a variety of materials to create graphic, colorful work that ranges from conceptual to portraiture and landscape. His illustrations are often sports related and have been regularly featured on the covers of TIME and Newsweek and in the pages of other magazines… » 3/06/14 12:50pm 3/06/14 12:50pm

Bizarre New Art Project Stalks Shaquille O'Neal for Custom "Dunk Rig"

What if, instead of marketing to a general demographic, you marketed to a specific individual? What if, instead of waiting for a patron to commission new work, an artist simply designed it based on someone's psychological profile? If an online ad asked for you by name, could you resist? » 12/17/13 4:50pm 12/17/13 4:50pm

How To Draw Athletes The Ed Emberley Way

I didn't know from Ed Emberley's Drawing Book: Make a World when I was growing up and I'm not exactly sure how I missed it. Drawing was something I could do well from an early age. But while I was reading Richard Scarry's books and the story about Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Emberley was teaching kids how to… » 11/26/13 10:16am 11/26/13 10:16am