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JAN 2010

 

Hello.

2010 is finally upon us, and as we move into the next decade, I wanted to put together an assembly of art and artists that really caused a stir at Vectorvault. Take a close look at the way these creative individuals choose to express themselves. What’s your opinion? Let us know what you think by dropping a comment under a post and by socially bookmarking the ones that you like. It’s your voice that drives this thing. Speak up and be heard.

ARTHUR DEPINS - (VIDEO)

The French are known for three major exports: wine, kissing and stellar vector art. Leading the pack is an illustrator who has managed to roll “cute” and “sexy” into one. Behold: Arthur Depins.

JASON BROOKS - Sweet Hed Kandi

Hed Kandi is a UK record label that specializes in some of the hottest dance tracks in the world. The success of these cds have allot to do with the sexy illustrated women that grace the covers. “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover?” - Jason Brooks may have a thing or two to say about that.

ALBERT MIELGO - Painting with anchor points

Realistic landscapes are difficult to create in vector art. However, Alberto has developed a style that makes it look easy. His transparency brush technique really captures a moment in time somewhere between a painting and a photograph.

EXERGIAN - Minimalism is back

How do you boil a complicated concept into a simple series of shapes? The answer lies with this artist’s ability to strip away everything until you are only left with the truth.

ARTHUR DEPINS
JASON BROOKS
EXERGIAN

ALBERT MIELGO

HENKE SVENSSON

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FINAL WORD

This newsletter was set to launch at the end of December. Sorry for the delay. I put the blame squarely on myself. I’ve spent a great deal of time reflecting on my life and the future of Vectorvault.

I’m slowly formulating a plan, along with the help of a small “think tank”. We are going to challenge ourselves to re-imagine Vectorvault. It starts with an honest look in the mirror and a tabulation of strengths and challenges. From there I hope to map out a proper attack plan for 2010.

I am famous for leaping before I look and Vectorvault is a perfect example of that. A few years ago I took a deep breath and crossed my fingers before launching this project. I made mistakes and got lucky with a few great moves. But now, it seems as though the time has come to ask for help.

Over 17 thousand of you have signed up and contributed in your own ways. My next major task is to find a way to harness that energy and send it back to you. I don’t have the answer right now, but I’m working on it.

“NEVER BEFORE IN HISTORY HAS INFORMATION BEEN SO ABUNDANT, YET WISDOM SO ELUSIVE.”

  1. -Annon. 


Happy New Year,