Is Art More Powerful Than Photography?

As an artist who has always had an interest on the progression of photography and printing and how it has developed I thought it was interesting to recently read about the increase in fine art on magazine covers rather than the traditional photographs. Fashion magazines have obviously been featuring photographs on their covers for decades […]

Is A Portrait a Reflection of the Artist or the Sitter?

Portraiture has been prominent throughout art history, immortalising sitters, making them look more attractive, wealthier, taller, slimmer, younger –  an endless list of how portraits could have worked, from cave drawings to modern day.  Historically, artists used to study the human form for years to achieve this skill, however in the last century the ideals […]