amazing to notice how iPhone gives birth to a new breed of artists ‚Äì those who
never miss a moment worth capturing in the photo or painting. Many professional
painters, designers and photographers recognized the iPhone and iPod Touch as the new
age art mediums, and have become evangelists of the iArt. What is the secret of such
a great popularity? The well-known photographer Chase Jarvis formulated the
answer quite well in the title of his new published book “The Best Camera
Is The One That’s With You” (he only used an iPhone for this photo book). In
other words, people enjoy the possibility to implement their creative ideas on
the go, and to be ready when spontaneous inspiration catches them. Just add a
few specialized applications to your device and get a portable art or
photography studio in your pocket — so what are YOU waiting for?
can find some beautiful paintings and photos made with the iPhone or iPod
Touch. Indulge yourself in this collection of visual delicacies. You can also
find some neat artistic applications you might use in your daily creative life at
the end of the post.
One of the
most famous Britain‚Äôs artists, David Hockney has worked in numerous art forms
and mediums in his lengthy career. Now he creates mini masterpieces using his iPhone and the Brushes app. ‘I lie in bed and send illustrated art lectures to
friends and also my own iPhone paintings,’ said Hockney. ‘I like to draw
flowers by hand on the iPhone and send them out to friends so they get fresh
flowers. And my flowers last!’
a classically trained artist with considerable professional experience, Susan Murtaugh now uses the iPod
Touch as the main medium for her art. With this
digital canvas and Brushes application, Susan creates truly amazing paintings,
some of which can be seen below.
own words, this work didn‚Äôt take much time at all. The artist felt the moment and
voila ‚Äì in a few minutes a chilling autumn afternoon is captured in the
husband Phil is her frequent model. Here is Ms. Murtaugh‚Äôs comment on this
sketch: ‚ÄúThis is my hubby, politely asking me to stop brushing and make him
Coffee La Legra 19 Hard to Check more Matthew Watkins Matthew Mr. Fairaday ‚ÄúMr. Fairaday was always in a hurry, but never such a hurry that he would not don a The Wrestler The Art ‚ÄúSales went
believe, but the cute dog on the portrait is 19 years old.
of Susan‚Äôs works on Flickr.
Watkins is the first artist who exhibited his iPhone fingerprints in public. The
one-man iPhone art show took place at Apple Retailer in Bari, Italy. Besides
forex and paper prints, the visitors could see two handmade Nepal carpets (!) designed
from Watkins‚Äô digital paintings. Watkins mainly uses the Brushes app, which he
discovered early in 2009. The artist
shows versatile talent indeed — he has created over 300 images by now, and continues
to explore new styles and techniques in fingerpainting. Matthew often adds a
few lines to his art pieces so that you can find a whole story behind the image.
rather long and pointy hat before leaving the house each morning.‚Äù
slow. The whiskey went fast.‚Äù
‚ÄúMr. Fairaday was always in a hurry, but never such a hurry that he would not don a
Jorge Jorge “I like to have my studio in my pocket,” The artist
Matthew‚Äôs photostream to see more of his works.
Colombo is probably the most famous iArtist so far. His sketches wound up on the
New Yorker magazine twice: (this past June and September),
causing a major
buzz in the worldwide media. Iconic New York spots captured in his ‚Äústreet painting‚Äù
(Jorge prefers the Brushes app as well) convey the city atmosphere and spirit
perfectly, and you can feel it in his drawings. Nobody sees an artist in Jorge when
he walks in the street playing with his iPhone; he can work anonymously and
catch the moment just as it is. Head to the artist‚Äôs personal website http://www.jorgecolombo.com/drawings/index.htm
to see more of his amazing sketches.
said Jorge Colombo in the interview with ABCNews.com.
now extended his fingerpainting to other cities.
“I like to have my studio in my pocket,”
You can see
the very process of Jorge‚Äôs fingertips dancing in the video, the artist shared
some with numerous iPhone art lovers. Check his portfolio if interested.
another talented artist devoted to the iPod + Brushes fingerpainting, and you
can view more drawings that will send shivers down your spine. Mike Miller is a
web dude (as he calls himself) from Boulder, Colorado, whose works get heaps of
positive feedback on Flickr from both fellow artists and visitors.
Sophisticated paintings with a sleek psychedelic touch that won‚Äôt leave you cold either.
painting doesn’t have an undo button‚Äù, remarked Mike.
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strikes a pose
painting took 3 evenings and 2 battery charges to finish‚Äù
others, Spanish illustrator Xoan Baltar discovered the Brushes app — and
therefore, iPhone fingerpainting — not long ago. Today he is among the brightest
talents in iPhone art and his name is well-known far beyond the Spanish
borders. His artwork was positively commented by the Brushes producer Steve
Sprang, and now these guys are working together on the next version of this
work with all kinds of materials, but digital art is more versatile when it
comes to finishes or color proofs ‚Äî and is much faster!‚Äù, said Xoan in one of
‚ÄúI like to
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Guijarro Ponce is a gynecologist from Cuenca in Spain — proof positive that iArt can reveal
and expand the creative nature of a person. Many of Ponce‚Äôs paintings are done
with the Brushes app and iPhone 3G, however the artist works with other
applications (such as Layers). View more of the artist‚Äôs sensual
fingerprints on Flickr.
iphone and brushes. Germ√°n. 3 years old.
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photographers don‚Äôt drop behind the artists when it comes to using iPhone in
their creative work. Recently, the iPhone beat Canon’s EOS Digital Rebel Xti as
the leading source of Flickr uploads. Having a tiny device in your pocket or purse, you can not only
make decent photos wherever you are, but also edit, process and share them
right at the same place. Such indispensible capabilities, as well as the very comfort the
device brings to the user, appeal to everybody who has a passion for art and
beauty. Below you can see a collection of creative inspirational photographs
shot and edited with the iPhone.
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you’ve been inspired by the above art and photography (and we are pretty sure you
were), let‚Äôs configure you iPhone the right way in order to switch your creativity process over
to non-stop mode. Here are a few hints at some cool artistic apps available
at the App Store.
allows you to draw with letters. The art of typography is quite in the
forefront today, so if you want to master your skills in this style, Type
Drawing will come in handy. $1.99
Splash application enables you to make a picture look vivid by applying selective
coloring technique to it. $1.99
a decent and easy-to-use app that will give your pictures a stylish vintage
been already said about this application. It became an indispensable tool in
the arsenal of professional iArtist. If you don‚Äôt have any advanced skills in
painting, you still can have much fun doodling with the Brushes. $4.99
an axcellent photography tool with heaps of digital optical filters and options
offered. $2.99 well spent.
photo effects box just for $0.99. It will enhance you daily photography
experience making worth every bit of the money.
iCreated app you can explore the world of iArt directly from your device. You
can browse the works of the artists across the globe and set the images you
like as wallpapers. It is a must-have for art lovers. $0.99
have an always available iPhone art studio and record the decisive moment, not
just consign it to memories. Hopefully, the amazing pieces of iArt showcased above
inspired you and gave you the confidence in your own artistic skills.
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