fine art

Jade Gordon greeted me with a warm and honest smile on the floor of the Emerald City Comic Con. I first met Jade at a concert where I caught a glimpse of her awesome fan art. It made me curious about her work, so I looked it up, liked it even more, and finally reached out for an interview. She agreed, and in this interview she shares a few glimpses into her process and work, not only with fan art but as an illustrator. Continue reading…

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Anita Arora Makes Morbid Art

Anita Arora aka Morbid Anatomy

Anita Arora began her pursuit of the arts while crossing continents and oceans, exploring classical dance and music from London and America. Returning stateside from her native London, she set down roots as she continued experimenting with artistic forms. Anita’s appreciation of art that walked a fine line of social distance led her to begin [...]

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Cyra Jane’s Art is Exploration

Cyra Jane

Cyra Jane has an eye for textures and patterns. Intricate spirals, abstracts of lines and shapes, most are paintings but some incarnations manifest themselves as sculptures both large and small. Examining the perfectly placed pieces around her home studio in Seattle’s Pioneer Square, feels almost like a tour through Cyra’s own mind, heart and soul. [...]

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RobRoy Chalmer’s Swarm

RobRoy Chalmers

RobRoy Chalmers and I met on an overcast day in West Seattle, where we both live. We know some of the same people and follow each other in Twitter, but up until that day we had never met in person. Originally from New York, Chalmers and his wife moved back and forth between the two [...]

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Eva Funderburgh’s Delicate Monsters

Eva Funderburgh makes delicate monsters...

Eva Funderburgh works mostly in clay and porcelain, creating strangely cute and soft-looking creatures. Visiting her studio, I found myself surrounded by them, and even the unfinished or broken ones made me stop and take an extra look. What is this one doing? What is that one looking at? Eva’s creatures have a life of [...]

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KittenChops – Chocolate, Coffee and Design

Zaara aka KittenChops

I attended an event aimed at local bloggers in late 2009. I felt kind of awkward there, under-dressed and belonging to a more artsy crowd than most other attendees. So, I was thrilled to find a table with crayons and people adding illustrations to drawings of coffee cups. That’s where I ran into Zaara, who [...]

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Frida Clements: Designer, Poster Passionista

Frida Clements

I found Frida Clements’ artwork on a sticker almost by accident one evening while attending a West Seattle Artwalk. Her style caught my eye and I sent her an e-mail asking if she would agree to do an interview. The meeting took place in her office at STG (Seattle Theater Group), where she works as [...]

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