BMAG, the True Home of Art
The Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery was opened in 1885. It was designed by Yeoville Thomason, an architect and a grandson of Edward Thomason a toy maker in Birmingham.The Artist, Grandma Moses
A German proverb says, “The oldest trees often bear the sweetest fruit”. Besides my own Grandmother Anderson, an amazing self-taught artist, Grandma Moses, truly inspires me. Anna Mary Robertson lived until she was 101 years old, but she had only started painting when she was 76 years old.
Learning how to oil paint has been one of the real pleasures in my life. I can honestly say it has changed the way I see the world. I look at nature differently. I see people differently. I see architecture in a whole new light. Everything changes when you see it through the eyes of an artist.Typography 101 – A Brief Primer About Fonts
Typography is a science as well as an art. Typographists spend hours upon hours choosing the perfect font for a situation. The kind of fond you use can have a huge impact on the way you or your written material is perceived. A classy, old school font can immediately give you a sophisticated air, while a new age, modern, quirky font can give your work an indie feel.Marvel Comics and the Incredible Hulk
The Hulk is one of the most well known flagship characters of the Marvel comic universe. In addition to Incredible Hulk trivia which is associated with the comic book itself, the character has also been a popular television and film character over the fifty years and more since his first appearance. The Hulk is a huge, green (usually) monster like character who is possessed of incredible strength. In truth, the Hulk is the alter ego of Dr. Bruce Banner, who is bombarded with Gamma radiation, giving him the ability to turn into the Hulk when he is made angry.