LIFE | Alberobello Light festival For my fourth Alberobello Light festival. Alberto and I were invited for two nights of painting a condensed history of Rock music in the piazza. From Elvis, The Beachboys, The Beatles, Rolling Stones to the Sex Pistols and the Blues Brothers. We rocked the Trulli. I was thrilled to see […]
“Village without name” – Colobraro My first invite came from a town in the south of Italy in the province of Basilicata that since the 1600s has been considered so “unlucky” that the neighbouring villages won’t even pronounce its name. Children were given an amulet with magic herbs at birth to protect them. It would […]
The Art Student, originally uploaded by Matthew Watkins. Fingerpainted on my ipad with Procreate app.
iRoboterus, originally uploaded by Matthew Watkins. This lumbering beast is based on the visionary wood cut by Albrecht Dürer in 1515. All he had to work with was a written description and a quick sketch from an unknown artist. His Rhino was so convincing that for 300 years it was the commonly accepted version.
The leading art blog Escape into life has these kind words about the Iamda mobileartcon It was an exceptional event last year, this year it promises to be even better. mw