Digital Artist Recreates His Drawings from Childhood

kiddie arts of telmo pieper

I was going to do a rant on the baby killing nutbag in Israel, but I’m tired of being angry and sad. Just don’t believe that evil television sitting in your living room. Do your intelligence a favor and smash it into a thousand pieces. Your soul will thank you for it. So, I’m posting about something fun, something that makes me smile, something beautiful. It’s the art of the Dutch digital artist Telmo Pieper. His Kiddie Arts series recreates his own drawings from when he was 4 years old. He has since developed a few more technical skills but I love his four year old drawings just as much ;-) Continue Reading

David Hockney in San Francisco

david hockney self portrait

For me, David Hockney is one of them artists that creates just as many great paintings as he does terrible paintings. So I can’t say I love the artist, I have to say that I love his good works.. and bad works, not so much. Anyway, the artist is now showing at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, California through to the 20th of January. Continue Reading

Sylvester Stallone and Marilyn Manson

The Worth1000 website is always an interesting waste of time for me. It’s a site of Photoshop contests, where artists try and out manipulate, blur, cut, transform, and paste each other. It’s people using computer software to change pictures for those that don’t know what Photoshop is.

One of their regular contests is called “Modern Renaissance” which asks contestants to put the celebrities of today into old paintings.Continue Reading

Nicole Kidman & David Beckham Renaissance Pics

For those that haven’t used Adobe Photoshop before, there’s some great examples of what it can do over at They are always having all kinds of competitions, but I really like their art related contests.

The digital mischief below is from their Modern Renaissance 8 contest, where the famous people of today are put into old renaissance paintings.Continue Reading

Photoshop Makeover

This guy must work for a celebrity gossip magazine or a fashion magazine. How to lose weight while still stuffing your face with junk food. Pity it wasn’t that easy in real life ;-) Continue Reading

Photoshop Videos

For those that are yet to discover what you can do with digital software like Adobe Photoshop, here’s a timelapse video of a portrait being created.Continue Reading

Michelangelo’s David McDonald

Michelangelo would be rolling in his grave if he saw this version of his David. McDavid is an entry in a recent Photoshop competition at Worth1000 called Art Ads.

The brief is to “Take a piece of fine art and turn it into an ad for a company of your choice. Humor is the main focus.”Continue Reading

Photoshop Artists

Robert Genn published an interesting newsletter recently about artists creating art digitally, particularly with programs like Photoshop and Painter. A lot of other artists seemed to find it interesting also, as Robert received more than 700 replies from subscribers.Continue Reading

Wacom Artist Profile of Leith O’Malley

Fellow Australian artist Leith O’Malley has been profiled on the Asian Wacom community website this month. Leith does a good job of blurring the line between paint and pixels.Continue Reading

Photoshop Renaissance at

There’s another interesting Photoshop competition over at I love popping by to see their art related challenges that they set for digital artists.
This one is part 6 of the Modern Renaissance, where modern celebrities are given the look of the Renaissance. Here’s a couple favorites..Continue Reading