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October 13, 2017 0 Comments

Art Along the Rogue | Better Prepared the Second Time Around

Art Along the Rogue | Better Prepared the Second Time Around

As a digital illustrator, I don't usually get my hands dirty when creating art. However, this year I participated in Art Along the Rogue, a local art and music festival held in Grants Pass, Oregon. Local artists are called to apply and join the dozens of talented individuals who share in fun of painting directly on the street. Most artists use chalk to make their art, but acrylic paint is also allowed. I chose to use the pastel chalk. 

The theme for this year's show was "Let's Face It".

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September 01, 2017 0 Comments

Artist Statement for Digital Illustrator, James Art Ville

Artist Statement for Digital Illustrator, James Art Ville

I create my artwork using digital illustration, with a specialty for cartoons, comics, and anime art. Influenced by the television shows of my youth, I want my art to inspire young audiences in the same manner I was during my formative years. Cartoon art tells stories, features amazing characters, and uses vibrant colors and motion effects to bring an otherwise static image to life. Geek culture is so strong these days, in part because of our fascination for the super, the other-worldly, and the hope that good always prevails.
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