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Friday, April 30, 2010

2010.04.29: Gila Rayberg (American Artist)

Vellum App on my iPod Touch.
Freehand from a photo.
<=15 minutes.

March-April 2010, I intend to draw a different contemporary artist every day.

Today's artist is American mosaicist, jewelry-maker and expert etch-a-sketcher, Gila Rayberg. She makes fantastic mosaics in rich colors in sizes ranging from hand-held to installation. Her subjects are animals & people, natural & geometric patterns. It turns out she's also an expert etch-a-sketcher and has made many great portraits for the party using this difficult medium.

You can see Gila's artwork on her flickr imagestream:
www.flickr.com/photos/gilamosaics/

And on her website:
www.GilaMosaics.com/

Photos of Gila and other artists' portraits of her can be seen here:
www.flickr.com/groups/portraitparty/discuss/7215762346184...

Julia, Out Of The BlueWe're having a Portrait Party on flickr - more than 150 artists drawing each other! Here is Gila's portrait of me from the party. If you're an artist who'd like to draw/paint other flickr artists, please join the Portrait Party at: www.flickr.com/groups/portraitparty/

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