The Daily Muse: Susan Melrath
Painter and Teacher

I have recently been working on a large painting and had this idea that I wanted to finish with a final coat that was similar to resin but did not want to use something toxic. I started watching videos on youtube.com and found a great video by Susan…

Kim Alsbrooks

The Daily Muse: Kim Alsbrooks Paints Historical Portraits on Trash

Kim Alsbrooks paints historical portraits and settings on trash. Although initially working out of Charleston, Kim now works and lives in Philadelphia.

Max Beckmann

The Daily Muse: Max Beckmann (1884-1950), Painter and Printmaker

Painter, printmaker. Known for probing the human condition in portraits, self-portraits, and enigmatic, allegorical tableaus. Emerged in Berlin in early 1910s working in late Impressionist manner. Joined medical corps during World War I. Served in…

poster advertising

Resources for Artists:
Public Domain Poster Advertising Images

Elusive Muse is pleased to present a few pages of public domain images from "Book of Vintage Posters". These would be great to use as drawing references or in collage.

Terry Garrett

Featured Muse:
Terry Garrett, Artist & Teacher

Terry Garrett is a mixed media collage artist. He is retired after 36 years of teaching art from elementary to university level. He lives in Northern Minnesota in the woods with his husband. He has a beautiful studio in his home where he teaches…

Cy Twombly, artist

The Daily Muse:
Cy Twombly (1928 – 2011), Painter

Although at first glance the graffiti-like scribbles and scratches of Cy Twombly's work might resemble art made by a naughty child of , it is nothing of the kind: it is the work of an erudite, sophisticated, and emotional painter.

Resources for Artists: Public Domain Images From The Tibetan Book of Proportions

Elusive Muse is pleased to present a few pages of public domain images from the book "The Tibetan Book of Proportions." These would be great to use as drawing references or in a collage.

Beth Brown

The Daily Muse: Beth Brown, Visual Artist and Experimental Musician

Beth Brown is a visual artist and experimental musician practicing in Baltimore, MD. Her body of work includes intricate ink drawings on paper and euphonic processed field recordings. The drawings and musical arrangements share a common thread of…

Zaria Forman

The Daily Muse: Photorealistic Paintings by Zaria Forman

Zaria Forman’s pristine, photorealist paintings of the ocean and remote, icy landscapes are painted by hand—quite literally using her fingertips to render marks in paint and chalk, rather than brushes. Traveling to far-flung corners of the globe…

Sol Lewitt

The Daily Muse: Sol Lewitt (1928-2007) Minimalist Artist

Sol LeWitt earned a place in the history of art for his leading role in the Conceptual movement. His belief in the artist as a generator of ideas was instrumental in the transition from the modern to the postmodern era. Conceptual art, expounded by…

public domain curiosities

Public Domain: Shells and other Marine Life from Albertus Seba’s Book “Cabinet of Natural Curiosities”

Elusive Muse is pleased to present a few pages of public domain images from the book Shells and other Marine Life from Albertus Seba’s Cabinet of Natural Curiosities.

Norbert Marszalek

The Daily Muse: Norbert Marszalek,
Artist and Author

Norbert Marszalek is an artist, author, and co-founder of Neoteric Art, an online art magazine. He was born in Chicago and received a Bachelor of Arts from Northeastern Illinois University and has also studied at the American Academy of Art and The…

Kerby Rosanes

The Daily Muse: Illustrator Kerby Rosanes

Kerby Rosanes works mainly with ordinary black fine liners to magically illustrate his “doodle” world. The 24-year old artist considers his art as a personal hobby which turned out to be his part-time freelance work after being recognized by various…

daniel palacios

The Daily Muse: Hand Lettering
Videos by Daniel Palacios

Daniel Palacios is a designer and lettering artist based in Los Angeles, CA.

charles dellschau

The Daily Muse: The Illustrated Manuscripts of Charles Dellschau (1830 – 1923)

In the fall of 1899, Charles Dellschau (1830–1923), a retired butcher from Houston, embarked on a project that would occupy him for more than 20 years. What began as an illustrated manuscript recounting his experiences in the California Gold Rush…