Painting a Kaleidoscope of Color with Jason Anderson

Painting a Kaleidoscope of Color with Jason Anderson

Marina by Jason Anderson (2019)

When we saw Jason Anderson’s work, we just had to find out who was behind the canvas. His eye-catching art is inspired by the beautiful and varied landscape of his coastal surroundings and his experience as a stained glass artist.

Anderson is a full-time artist based in Dorset, UK. His use of color combined with his bold application creates a compelling composition of large sweeping impasto strokes that blend seamlessly into areas of smooth vibrant color.

We got the chance to chat with him about his painting process, how he developed his unique style, and how he goes about marketing his art via social media.

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Developing a unique (and marketable) style of art with Veronica Wong

Developing a unique (and marketable) style of art with Veronica Wong

D Emptyspace Gallery by Veronica Wong

Veronica Wong is a Texas-based artist who’s unique, award winning painting style is striking to the eye.

This week we caught up with her to get to know her story. She shares some valuable tips on how to market your art, staying financially viable when everything isn’t going to plan, and be prolific on social media.

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Marketing for Artists: Zero Budget Social Media Hacks

Marketing for Artists: Zero Budget Social Media Hacks

Social media is an exceptionally powerful marketing tool for artists. It gives you a way to share your art with the world, to connect with and be inspired by other creatives, and to get your art in front of a massive audience of potential buyers or curators.

“I’ve discovered so many new artists who inspire me every day just from their social media posts,”

— illustrator and Marvel comic artist Jen Bartel

Never before have humans been so connected. Remember that social platforms are still a way for people to engage with people not for people to promote their agenda. The most successful marketers and influencers cite authenticity as one of the most important aspects of social media success.

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Finding Freedom in Paint With Ricky Joyce

Finding Freedom in Paint With Ricky Joyce

The White Snake and His Golden Apple by Ricky Joyce

This week we chat with self-made artist Ricky Joyce who’s been hard at work adding his paint strokes to the local Leicester art scene in the UK. His abundant love for freedom and streamlined system for creating and marketing his art has enabled him to “beat the 9–5” and make a living doing what he loves.

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What It Means To Be Broken With Artist Kurt Caddy

What It Means To Be Broken With Artist Kurt Caddy

Kurt Caddy’s photomanipulation gallery in D Emptyspace

Kurt Caddy is a visual artist, a trained theologian, and a dreamer. When the team at D Emptyspace stumbled upon his artwork, we were immediately struck by his incredible use of color.

“Caddy photographs ordinary and even mundane images of places that feel worn, broken, or unresolved. He then uses layers of color to transform these small scenes into abstract pictures of beauty, wonder, and metaphor.”

Sarah Bernhardt, curator

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What the Ratio 1:1.61 Has to Do With Hanging an Incredible Exhibition

What the Ratio 1:1.61 Has to Do With Hanging an Incredible Exhibition

“Here’s where you’ll curate your art for the exhibition.”

You’ve been so focused on creating art, you probably haven’t thought about how you’ll show it.

Staring up at that blank slate, wondering what to put where can be paralyzing. Especially if your work is different in size and style.

Do you feel confused about hanging an exhibition? Here’s a quick guide to beating the fear and laying out your first exhibition.

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4 Artists and Photographers to Follow First on D Emptyspace

4 Artists and Photographers to Follow First on D Emptyspace

If you’ve downloaded the D Emptyspace app you probably want to find some amazing artists to connect with and to provide some inspiration for your own galleries. While the app just launched a few weeks ago, there are already thousands of incredible galleries to explore. (We’re overjoyed shocked and humbled at the incredible response!)

Here are a few of the people you should follow right away! (Just hit the search button in the tap bar on the D Emptyspace app and type the artist’s handle to find their works instantly. Or click the link to see the gallery on your desktop or phone.)

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Robots are taking wall murals to a whole new level

Robots are taking wall murals to a whole new level

Art and technology meet in unexpected places to create wonderful expressions of humanity.

Perhaps the oldest and most famous example of such a blend of art and technology was Leanardo Da Vinci. One day, he was painting exquisite masterpieces of smiling women, the other, he was inventing thrilling new ways for people to experience the world. From diving suits to flying machines, his unhinged imagination enabled him to envision (and in part create) the future.

Over at D Emptyspace, we’re obsessed with that meeting point. The place where technology and art meet to create something no one thought was possible. Which is why we were so excited to come across the Robots for Humanity community and the Robot Muralist company.

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Cande Aguilar Creates Art at a Cultural Crossroads

Cande Aguilar Creates Art at a Cultural Crossroads

Carving out artworks that explore the juxtaposition of Mexican and American culture in a unique BarrioPop style

Madre Y Mickey by Cande Aguilar (2019)

When we first launched D Emptyspace, we didn’t know what to expect. How would artists interact with the app? Would they use it as we expected or find new ways to share their art?

When we saw what Texan artist Cande Aguilar was doing with his gallery space, we knew right away that we’d found our next interviewee. By layering photos behind his artworks to customize the gallery walls behind his artwork, he really made the gallery space his own.

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How to move photos of your art from computer to iPhone

How to move photos of your art from computer to iPhone

Taking great photos of your art is a necessity if you want to share them online. But with so many different methods, editing apps, and device types out there, it’s easy to get confused with the technicalities of sharing images.

Here are the fastest and easiest ways to transfer your art from your Mac or Windows PC to your iPhone, so that you can use them in the D Emptyspace galleries you curate.

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