Issue #388 July 10, 2019
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Harlie Juedes
“Sitting around the fire, watching it burn, and feeling the heat on a cool night is glorious. We often don’t recognize it, but we live in a beautiful part of the world. I love capturing this beauty ..."
Issue #387 June 26, 2019
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Joe Maurer
“This painting was made on pages of Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass. I found the book in very poor condition so I decided to give it new life. Whitman was my first exposure to poetry ..."
Issue #386 June 12, 2019
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Patricia Mayhew Hamm
"This painting was done as a demo for a class that I was teaching. It is painted on Yupo, which is not paper but plastic (polypropylene). Class demonstrations rarely turn out this well, but this one did, and I was extremely happy with it ..."
Issue #385 May 29, 2019
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Lindsay Rockwell and Bayeté Ross
Lindsay Rockwell is an Eau Claire native whose passion for art and photography started as a young child. Her interest in capturing life’s moments and familiarity ...
Issue #384 May 15, 2019
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Leland Brenholt
“My New Year’s resolution was (after almost a decade) to start painting again. I decided to re-do an assignment one of my instructors at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design ..."
Issue #383 May 1, 2019
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Marie Meuleners
“A Burst of Color” 2012 is a watercolor and ink portrayal of a poppy with simple, limited brushstrokes. This image was one of three that were purchased by Strathmore ...
Issue #382 April 17, 2019
learn more about Volume One's cover art from David Frasheski
“Painting outdoors or ‘en plein air’ is a tradition passed down from the founders of Impressionism. Escaping the studio and painting out in the elements presents ..."
Issue #381 April 3, 2019
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Lorrinda Benavides
“What inspired this drawing is an old flame. Although we weren’t as odd as this couple dancing, we certainly came from different worlds. He played in a band and the only song ..."
Issue #380 March 20, 2019
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Chloe Rice
“My artwork portrays the fantastical with the ordinary. This helps me create art that allows me and the viewer to experience dreams with visual imagery. It lets the mind wander ..."
Issue #379 March 6, 2019
learn more about Volume One's cover art from Kim Vaughter
Kim Vaughter is a graphic designer and painter living in Rochester, Minnesota. She enjoys colorful things, pinball machines, and red lipstick. She graduated from UW-Eau Claire with a BFA in painting in 2011 and continued her education at Western ...
Issue #378 February 20, 2019
learn more about this issue's cover art from Sara Lieble
“There is a freedom in being able to boldly express myself in line and composition that I experience nowhere else in life. I zoom in on the textures, dark echoes, and vibrations of what ..."
Issue #376 January 23, 2019
learn more about this issue's cover art from Andrew Ritchie
“With this piece I wanted to visit the post-apocalyptic literature and art of the 70s & 80s, but put an updated spin on it by changing out the typical characters.”
Issue #375 January 9, 2019
learn more about our current cover art from Grace Pedersen
"This piece is inspired by my love for home and my love for adventure. There’s something about seeing and experiencing new things, such as looming snow-capped mountains and vast oceans. At the same time, I very much enjoy small towns in Wisconsin ..."
Issue #374 December 26, 2018
learn more about our current cover art from Michael Iver Jacobsen
“This illustration is the first of an eventual series of holiday cards focusing on birds and angels. This one in particular was influenced by Audubon illustrations and the Christmas ..."
Issue #373 December 12, 2018
learn more about our current cover art from Heidi Johnson
“The Universe is an exploration of energy, line, physicality, spirituality, and physics. It is inspired by my belief that only the spiritual realm existed before the spark of spacetime ...
Issue #372 November 28, 2018
learn more about this week's cover art from Beth Peck
“This illustration is from The Thanksgiving Visitor written by Truman Capote. I think this is a terrific story. Beautifully written and crafted. There is an emotional twist to the story which resonates with me. It is a little painful, and very human, and feel true to the human experience ..."
Issue #371 November 14, 2018
learn more about this week's cover art from Alicia Jungwirth
“I am a self-taught artist working primarily with watercolors. I don’t consider myself a traditional watercolorist because while this is my preferred medium, my style is more of a mix between realism and pop art ..."
Issue #370 October 31, 2018
learn more about this week's cover art from Matthew Bergs
“Did you know that moose are called ‘elk’ in Europe and Asia? It’s true. The scientific name for moose is ‘alces alces,’ which is simply Latin for ‘moose.’ The word moose itself is borrowed from Algonquian languages ..."
Issue #369 October 17, 2018
learn more about this week's cover art from Jeremy Borchert
My mission as an artist is to create work that inspires a need for adventure. For me, the best thing about creating is drawing characters, vehicles, armors, and weapons that bring new worlds to life ..."
Issue #368 October 3, 2018
learn more about this week's cover art from Kathy Schmiedeskamp
“In the last year I have been focusing on my photography. I have discovered art in ephemeral botanicals. I can spend hours looking at the colors and patterns on the leaves and flowers. Each one is a work of art. My husband and I have recently joined the Chippewa Valley Photo Club ...