Issue #171 Feb. 17th, 2011

On the Cover | Feb. 17, 2011

learn about this issue's cover art by Steve Tomashek

“This piece was made specifically for a group show about unicorns.  I carved the figure from two pieces of wood, then staged and photographed it in a setting that I constructed out of wood, paper and paint.  It is an over-the-top idealistic ..."

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Issue #170 Feb. 3rd, 2011

On the Cover | Feb. 3, 2011

learn about this issue's cover art by Kim Vaughter

“During the cold winter month of January in 2010 whilst on break from intense schooling I sat in a sewing circle with some of my friends. This was where the first ‘Beastie’ was born. I wanted to create whimsical characters that were sewn together..."

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Issue #169 Jan. 20th, 2011

On the Cover | Jan. 20, 2011

learn about this issue's cover art by Ruth Lundblad

“The Snow View was painted in watercolors with some fun acrylic “snow” added. The bright red of the cardinal always attracts attention in our winter landscape as he views his snowy kingdom. Capturing the light, color and beauty of nature is ... "

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Issue #168 Jan. 6th, 2011

On the Cover | Jan. 6, 2011

learn about this issue's cover art by John Houseman

V1 Staff

“Company is done in gouache (opaque water color). The three figures in the background are anonymous, while the face in the foreground is a friend. The hat he is wearing is my design. I’ll bet it would sell like hotcakes were somebody ... "

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Issue #167 Dec. 16th, 2010

On the Cover | Dec. 16, 2010

learn about this issue's cover art by Odin Pitts

V1 Staff

"My medium of choice today is pen and ink. The pen I use is called a sharpie. I’ve always felt the arrangement and designs in this medium differ from other ink drawings, and therefore may have more value in a fine art sense. I want to give ..."

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Issue #166 Dec. 2nd, 2010

On the Cover | Dec. 2, 2010

learn about this issue's cover art by Christine Style

V1 Staff

“Mischievous Heart is part of a series of woodcuts that refer to inner stories of the heart. As with other works in this series, a figure is shown opened up and on display, referencing the vintage medical diagrams I collect ..."

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