Trish Leavitt

The Daily Muse: Trish Leavitt
Graphic Designer and Illustrator

Trish Leavitt founded the graphic design studio Silver Lining Design with an intent to create meaning through visual communications. Thoughtful design and effective collaborations with clients allow her to tell complex stories simply.

Guenevere Schwien

The Daily Muse: Guenevere Schwien, Photorealistic Oil Painter

Guenevere graduated from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco in 2005, which brought her lifelong love of art to the professional level. She has been a member of the Carmel Art Association since 2008, and a member of the International Guild of Realism.

Tom Butler

The Daily Muse:
Tom Butler, Mixed Media Artist

Elusive Muse shares the intriguing work of artist Tom Butler along with a video of his process.

The Daily Muse: Hannah Höch (1889 – 1978), Photomontage/Collage Artist

Hannah Höch was born Anna Therese Johanne Höch in Gotha, Germany. In 1912 she began classes at the School of Applied Arts in Berlin under the guidance of glass designer Harold Bergen.She chose the curriculum glass design and graphic arts, rather than fine arts, to please her father.

Alessandra Pagliuca

The Daily Muse: Speed Painting Video by Alessandra Pagliuca

Alessandra Pagliuca was born in 1988 in Chivasso, in the province of Turin (Italy), where She still lives and works. She graduated from a high school specializing in painting and then decided to devote herself full-time artistic experimentation. Her "debut" took place in 2012 when she released her first personal collection of works marked by hyper-realistic research and the study of faces and human expression.

Laura Wait

The Daily Muse: Laura Wait
Mixed Media and Book Artist

She studied art history in college at Barnard College with the idea that she needed to look at art, and that the making could come later. New York was a wonderful place to see art, and she made bi-weekly pilgrimages to look at art around the city. She received a BA, cum laude, in Art History from Barnard College, New York, 1975.

The Daily Muse: An Exclusive Interview with Illustrator Lorna Leigh Harrington

Elusive Muse is pleased to share an exclusive interview with illustrator Lorna Leigh Harrington.

Daniel Mochi

The Daily Muse: Daniel Mochi, Contemporary Artist

Daniel Mochi is an Argentinian artist living in Buenos Aires. He finds influence in native arts, the shapes and lines, and concise, simple representations of the natural world.

Kanchan Mahon

The Daily Muse: An Exclusive Interview With Collage Artist Kanchan Mahon

Kanchan Mahon is a self-taught artist using the medium of hand-cut paper collage. Her art is quixotic, vibrant and otherworldly. Images are combined with intricate pattern, rich texture.

The Daily Muse: An Exclusive Interview with Mixed Media Artist Molly Bosley

Molly Bosley began collecting small relics at an early age in the Boston suburb where she grew up. She has since then continued this tradition and found ways to incorporate the findings from yard sales, junk stores and the great outdoors, into her mixed media artwork.

The Daily Muse:
Danielle Kroll, Illustrator & Designer

Danielle Kroll is a Brooklyn-based artist and designer. She graduated from Tyler School of Art and proceeded to work in Anthropologie’s Art Department in Philadelphia. Currently, Danielle works for herself on a variety of projects from illustration to textiles to design. No matter what the project, everything Danielle creates is hand-done and made with love.

Steven Lopez

The Daily Muse: Speed Painting by Steven Lopez

Born in Los Angeles, Lopez was heavily influenced by hip-hop culture and graffiti art. He is a painter who has emerged from the graffiti subculture and academic influence.

The Daily Muse: Alfons Maria Mucha
(1860 to 1939), Art Nouveau Painter and Decorative Artist

Alfons Maria Mucha (July 1860 – July 1939), often known in English and French as Alphonse Mucha, was a Czech Art Nouveau painter and decorative artist,known best for his distinct style. He produced many paintings, illustrations, advertisements, postcards, and designs.

Karen Appleton

The Daily Muse: Karen Appleton, Painter

Karen Appleton is a self-taught oil painter originally from the South, now living in Atlanta, GA. Karen focuses on southern traditions, including food traditions of the South. She reflects on her upbringing through her work, painting people and the objects that bring people together.

La Scarlatte

The Daily Muse: An Exclusive Interview with illustrator “La Scarlatte”

La Scarlatte is an illustration and design studio. The artwork consists of detailed, elegant, and hand-drawn designs which result in rhythmic, organic illustrations. Elusive Muse is pleased to share a short interview with designer and illustrator.