News and Hearsay — anime art
"Covering an image with ornament is like turning it to gold, or setting it to music; it glorifies it, revealing the inner nature of the subject on its visible surface. The result is enchanting yet mysterious, for it is a revelation of something originally invisible, like a scent, a mood, or an ideology. Ornament is a metaphor, an essential element of poetry." Allison Stanley's web-page (www.allisonstanleyart.com) opens with this description of her unique style. In many ways, the quote is very similar to her art; beautiful, poetic, mysterious. I first met Allison in the artist alley of Anime Expo 2014...
Those of you that followed us, since inception know that we love anime. I mean we really love anime. So when we started the art contest, we were hoping to meet anime lovers and scope out their art. We created the art contest around a reward based incentive. We rewarded a select few each month whose art work either showed up as most popular or most impressive.
Is finally here! Well sorta... This is a pilot launch of the contest. However the rewards for the winners are still very real, we will use this opportunity to flush out any kinks in the project with this pilot. We've secretly contacted a couple friendly artists to try it out. So far so good.Alright let's get straight to business and talk about the art contest. The rules are really simple. Upload an original work of art via the Facebook connection at Art contest Share that original work of art by liking it, tweeting it or stumbling it. (I recommend you...