"100 Happy Things" is more than just an artful distraction from sadness, as advertised. Illustrator Rinee Shah launched the personal project, for which she is accepting submissions, after a breakup insisted on pushing unhappy thoughts to the forefront, as breakups do so well. A few of the Happy Things: really bad puns (pictured), all green lights on the way home from work, curled potato chips, and unlikely animal friends (also pictured). These... read more
Sweaters, nuts, socks...it's officially Fall! This season-shifting image by F+J artist Karolin Schnoor has us conjuring up homemade things (sweaters, nut pies, get creative!) Yes, we're urging you to make something this weekend–we're partial to illustrations and photographs, of course–but whatever it is, make it with the motive of fueling this season's creative potential. See... read more
In Minneapolis, the season's Arts Preview has kicked off with a bang, thanks to a harvest-themed illustration from F+J artist Tim Tomkinson. Tomkinson worked with Star Tribune Art Director Mike Rice, landing this artwork on their September 13 cover.
Setting the scene for this week's #InspirationFriday is F+J artist Wynn Myers, whose lifestyle shots in her signature bright, pop-color palette are always on point. Add the Frenchie who entered on cue and we can all go home for the weekend. The take-away? Use spontaneity to your advantage. Finding your style could take a little more time.
Patrick Fraser posted up at TheWrap's photo studio at London House during this week's TIFF. Toronto's ten-day festival features hundreds of films from intenational filmmakers, and Fraser easily shot 75 portraits of passing celebrities in three days, including Evan Rachel Wood, Elizabeth Moss, and Kiernan Shipka. The grid above recaps Day 2 and also features:... read more
Wynn Myers and her sister drove (and hiked, and swam) through Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado for Dorado Magazine this summer. Now, images from the trip have been published in their third-ever issue. See the editorial here.
Sometimes Friday makes you want to grab your megaphone and shout out loud. And sometimes, if you're lucky, it's neon pink against an astroturf-green background. With bubbles. This #InspirationFriday post from F+J photographer Lucas Zarebinski brightly asks, Why the heck not? Do yourself a favor and keep this question handy throughout the weekend. We'll see you on Monday.
Membership models are being instated everywhere to fund journalism, museums, and the performing arts – they’re an effective way for patrons to be involved on a more exclusive level, and for organizations to benefit from a steady stream of mostly-passive income. UK-based media hub The Guardian celebrated their membership program’s one year anniversary with a recent Members-only section, the cover of which was illustrated by ... read more
From F+J photographer Ewan Burns comes our hand-picked weekly inspiration. This artist is constantly getting his camera in front of people who are plenty inspired themselves, but with great lighting, perspective, and composition, his work plays up athletes as practically otherwordly. In... read more
In their October issue, Conde Nast U.K.’s Tatler Magazine profiles “The Fantastic Phoebe Dahl.” The grown-up granddaughter of everyone’s favorite children’s author, Roald Dahl, is now an ethical fashion designer and the fiancée of actress Ruby Rose. When Tatler called on LA-based Patrick Fraser to shoot “half of... read more