Candy Christmas : Sweet Oil Paintings by Will Cotton

Modern Times, 2015, oil on linen, 60 x 96 inches

Born in Massachusetts and now working out of New York, artist Will Cotton is known for his dreamy and delectable paintings whose landscapes consist of cotton candy clouds, gingerbread houses, candy forests, chocolate rivers and melting ice cream. Some of these landscapes are inhabited by nude or nearly nude pinup-style models as well as celebrities such as Katy Perry and Elle Fanning. But for today’s post, it’s all about his candy canes and gingerbread. 24 paintings of them! Read more

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Artist Will Cotton Styles Elle Fanning Deliciously For New York Magazine

In this collaboration between New York Magazine and artist Will Cotton (which originally ran in the 2013 February issue), actress Elle Fanning is made to look sweeter than she already does. Read more

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For New Year’s Eve, The Party Hat In Art. 40 Festive Examples.

Party Hats in Art

With New Year’s Eve tonight and a new year of birthdays coming up, I was inspired by the notion of ‘Party Hats’ and wanted to see what was out there in terms of fine art that incorporated the classic pointed hat. I was not disappointed and I hope you won’t be either. Read more

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